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‘Jesus Revolution’ Receives A+ CinemaScore, Collects Over $15M on Opening Weekend

The release of the “Jesus Revolution” comes at a great and interesting moment, Erwin said. “We just sat there [at Asbury University] and listened to these college kids talk, and I was just filled with hope. Like, if it happened before, it can happen again. The way they spoke was just so filled with optimism and spiritual hunger. My hope with the movie is that people will see it and this will become a conversation again.”

Greg Laurie, senior pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship in Riverside, California, on whom the film’s main character is based, shared with “Fox & Friends Weekend” that he is hearing that some people are giving their lives to Jesus after seeing the movie.

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“I’m hearing stories of people going to this movie theater,” Laurie told Campos-Duffy. “So many people have commented on my social media, ‘I wept. I laughed. We cheered at the end.’”

Laurie continued, “But even more than that, I’m hearing stories of people actually coming into a relationship with God through Jesus Christ after watching it, because they want this. Not just young people—old people, middle-aged people. Everybody needs Jesus, and this movie tells the true story of how a generation was changed and how God can change us still.”

According to Box Office Mojo, the “Jesus Revolution” three-day domestic weekend gross earnings were $15,525,000. With the nation’s average movie ticket price of $9.17, it could be estimated that nearly 1.7 million people have seen the movie thus far.