It looks like moviegoers spent their money on Christian Films this Easter. One of the Top 5 grossing films last weekend was Heaven’s For Real which came in third at the box office. Its budget was 12 million and so far it’s earned 32 million despite the bad reviews from film critics. Yet, one of the biggest hits with a budget of 2 million is God’s Not Dead with an earning of 48 million at the box office. Noah was favored highly among film critics but how is it doing at the box office? In this article we will look at all the Christian films that came out this year and see how well they are doing at the box office. Enjoy!
Top Earning Christian Films this Year Boxofficemojo
- God’s Not Dead– Earned 48 million-Budget 2 million
- Heaven’s For Real-Earned 32 million-Budget 12 million
- Noah-Earned 93 million-Budget 125 million
- Son of God-Earned 59 million-Budget Unknown
Here’s a statement from Paul Lalonde producer of the upcoming Left Behind film.
“As Christian filmmakers, it is going to be up to us to raise our own bar and to start making more movies worthy of wide theatrical releases.”
Given the box office results for the Christian Films this year, Do you think film critics are out of touch with what audiences want to see or does Paul Lalonde make a valid argument?