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  • ‘I Can Only Imagine’ to reach 75 countries

    June 27 2018 by Michael Foust, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘I Can Only Imagine’ to reach 75 countries

    A 75-country mission trip would be unfeasible for most Christians, but for filmmaker Jon Erwin, reaching that many countries with the gospel doesn’t require a passport or an overseas flight. Thanks to his surprise hit film “I Can Only Imagine,” Erwin will reach 75 countries and six continents with the message of Christ by the …

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  • Columbine martyr film seeks bold youth revival

    September 9 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Columbine martyr film seeks bold youth revival

    When two classmates approached Rachel Joy Scott at Columbine High School and questioned her belief in Jesus, she affirmed her faith and was shot to death. The story of her martyrdom has been told countless times, but Pure Flix Entertainment hopes its upcoming film inspires students nationally to accept and boldly proclaim Jesus.

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  • ‘Woodlawn’ opens in top 10 at box office

    October 20 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Woodlawn’ opens in top 10 at box office

    The faith-based drama “Woodlawn,” promoted as a potential catalyst for revival and spiritual awakening, opened in the top 10 at theaters Oct. 16-18, Box Office Mojo reported. Woodlawn opened in the eighth spot Oct. 16, and finished the weekend at number nine, earning a total of $4.1 million.

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  • Film calls people to pray

    July 10 2015 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 0 comments
    Film calls people to pray

    Alex and Stephen Kendrick believe God is calling His people to pray. Described as a “family drama with humor and heart focused on the power of prayer and its primary role in the Christian life,” “War Room” represents that belief as well. This movie was filmed in North Carolina.

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  • ‘Do You Believe?’ stars born-again Bosworth

    March 17 2015 by Ginny Dent Brant | with 0 comments
    ‘Do You Believe?’ stars born-again Bosworth

    With an award-winning cast, The Newsboys singing “We Believe,” and the largest production budget of Pure Flix to date, “Do You Believe?” will also feature former professional football player Brian “The Boz” Bosworth. The movie tells the story of a dozen lives that intersect on the streets of Chicago.

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  • 'Fireproof' still a box office hit

    October 7 2008 by Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    In its second week at the box office, "Fireproof" topped $12 million in total receipts and stayed among the top five movies in average theater revenue proving that a Christian film can succeed in Hollywood. Fireproof averaged $4,776 in 852 theaters, according to boxofficemojo.com, placing it at No. 5 in average revenue per theater. The movie pulled in just over $4 million overall, claiming the No. 8 spot in total weekend revenue.

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  • ‘Fireproof’ blazes trail at box office

    September 30 2008 by BR staff | with 0 comments

    “Fireproof” brought people to the theaters its opening weekend Sept. 26-28. The latest offering from the makers of “Facing the Giants,” also a surprise at the box office in 2006, generated the second-highest average revenue in theaters over the weekend.

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