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Box Office: ‘God’s Not Dead’ Soaring to $8.2 Million Opening in Limited Release
Variety ^ | March 21, 2014 | 08:02PM PT | Variety Staff

Posted on 03/22/2014 5:29:25 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW

Talk about a box office diversion.

Shailene Woodley’s “Divergent” might be the No. 1 film in America but faith-based audiences are once again proving to be anything but conservative at the U.S. box office.

Christian drama “God’s Not Dead,” opening in fewer than 800 theaters, is on track for an impressive $8.2 million this weekend. That’s a per-screen average of over $10,400 from 782 locations.

(Excerpt) Read more at variety.com ...


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KEYWORDS: godsnotdead; kevinsorbo; movie
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Maybe Hollyweird will get a clue................Nah!!
1 posted on 03/22/2014 5:29:25 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW
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To: DJ MacWoW

Good news and bump


2 posted on 03/22/2014 5:41:35 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Going to see it tomorrow!


3 posted on 03/22/2014 5:53:56 PM PDT by 2nd amendment mama ( www.2asisters.org | Self defense is a basic human right!)
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To: 2nd amendment mama

Let me know if you like it! :-)


4 posted on 03/22/2014 5:55:15 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: DJ MacWoW

I heard a radio ad for this (I think), it’s got some pretty good people in it, not that I remember who, but I remember thinking that when I heard it.

And no, they’ll never get that clue, even if we gave them a dollar. good, more money for somebody else.


5 posted on 03/22/2014 5:58:30 PM PDT by jocon307
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To: DJ MacWoW

Hollywood doesn’t care about religion. Hollywood doesn’t “not” care about religion. Hollywood (which is very different from it’s stars) cares about one thing ... money. If they think they can make money on it, they will make it. This is not too bad for a little Indie movie and, indeed, Hollywood is making more religious movies. But you want them to make more? Put the a$$es in the seats and you’ll get it.


6 posted on 03/22/2014 5:59:01 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: DJ MacWoW

Gonna see if I can find a theater playing it.


7 posted on 03/22/2014 5:59:24 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMjo5f9eiX8

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2528814/fullcredits?ref_=tt_ov_st_sm


8 posted on 03/22/2014 5:59:48 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: RIghtwardHo

The only “God” Hollywood serves is money.


9 posted on 03/22/2014 6:00:37 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: DJ MacWoW

Saw it today. Highly recommended.


10 posted on 03/22/2014 6:10:18 PM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: jocon307
God's Not Dead
11 posted on 03/22/2014 6:15:55 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Sounds like a great movie, heard some excerpts, great concept, the creators of the movie were on their toes to produce such a movie.

I heard it’s about a College Professor, typical Leftwing Liberal type that tells the class to make a project over the title “God is Dead” and one of the students disagrees and says he’s a Christian.


12 posted on 03/22/2014 6:16:04 PM PDT by BeadCounter (morning glory evening grace)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Saw it ....GREAT movie. Very good apologetics material in there,,,


13 posted on 03/22/2014 6:16:48 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: RIghtwardHo

Hollyweird makes it’s version of Biblical films which has little to do with the Bible and God’s truth.


14 posted on 03/22/2014 6:17:18 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: RIghtwardHo

I wouldn’t even be convinced this is a conventional Hollywood movie now since others are making such movies as is the case with the movies “Courageous”, “Facing the Giants” and “October Baby”, just because it’s a movie doesn’t mean it’s from Hollywood as the above mentioned movies were not.


15 posted on 03/22/2014 6:17:40 PM PDT by BeadCounter (morning glory evening grace)
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To: ViLaLuz

Thanks! :-)


16 posted on 03/22/2014 6:17:45 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: BeadCounter

Website in Post 11 with a trailer at the website.


17 posted on 03/22/2014 6:19:06 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Very cool, its at my local theatre! Gonna see it tomorrow.


18 posted on 03/22/2014 6:20:05 PM PDT by usconservative (When The Ballot Box No Longer Counts, The Ammunition Box Does. (What's In Your Ammo Box?))
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To: jsanders2001

Unfortunately I have to wait for the DVD. I’m glad that it’s a good movie and you liked it.


19 posted on 03/22/2014 6:20:06 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: DJ MacWoW
Hollyweird makes it’s version of Biblical films which has little to do with the Bible and God’s truth.

Hmmn, I wasn't aware Houston and Louisiana were Hollywood.

The film was shot in Baton Rouge, Louisiana from October to November 2012. Look like independent filmmakers folks.

20 posted on 03/22/2014 6:20:42 PM PDT by BeadCounter (morning glory evening grace)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Only Hollywood has been dead for years!


21 posted on 03/22/2014 6:21:25 PM PDT by Deagle (ues)
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To: BeadCounter; RIghtwardHo
You're right. This was made by Pure Flix, a Christian movie company. Sherwood and the Kendrick brothers and their church made the other movies you listed.
22 posted on 03/22/2014 6:22:19 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: BeadCounter

I was referring to films like Noah and Son of God.


23 posted on 03/22/2014 6:23:49 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: DJ MacWoW

I saw it Friday night. It was good. I enjoyed it immensely. Next film is Bad Words with Jason Bateman. Was going to go today, but I was sick and wife is trying to get me better so we can go tomorrow perhaps.


24 posted on 03/22/2014 6:24:53 PM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: jocon307

The Duck Dynasty people are in it. The main actor is a “D” actor by the name of Kevin Sobo or something like that. You are not getting “A” listers but it doesn’t matter because it is a good movie.


25 posted on 03/22/2014 6:25:59 PM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: Deagle

And they are, unfortunately, comfortable in their death.


26 posted on 03/22/2014 6:27:51 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Hollyweird makes it’s version of Biblical films which has little to do with the Bible and God’s truth.

Lord almighty then don’t see the movie. Your loss.


27 posted on 03/22/2014 6:27:58 PM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: napscoordinator

I’m so sorry that you’re not well but I’m glad that you got to see it since it has a limited opening.


28 posted on 03/22/2014 6:28:53 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: DJ MacWoW

I was referring to films like Noah and Son of God.

Wow! I am again pinging your on your ridiculous exaggerations. You must have a crystal ball to know what Noah is about (the movie). Sometimes you come off like a know it all. Why don’t you see the movie and then criticize. Oh by the way, Son of God was incredible.


29 posted on 03/22/2014 6:30:14 PM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: napscoordinator

Hollywood didn’t make this movie, a christian company called Pure Flix did.


30 posted on 03/22/2014 6:30:31 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: BeadCounter

The professormakes them the students sign a paper an turn in paper that says “God is Dead”. The Chistian refuses and the professor wants to humiliate him by forcing him to prove it to the students. What the professor didn’t expect was the Christian using science and intellect to prove it. It will make the most staunch athiest at least consider that they might be wrong I think.


31 posted on 03/22/2014 6:31:35 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: jsanders2001

JSanders2001: Thank you so much on enlightening me about this.


32 posted on 03/22/2014 6:32:29 PM PDT by BeadCounter (morning glory evening grace)
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To: DJ MacWoW

I have been hard on you tonight, but I can’t stand the movie bashing on every movie except for that horrid “American Carol”…..of all movies, that movie should have been spoken as negative, but NO…..it was talked up like the best film and deserved an Oscar. It was pure crap!!!!!! I hated every moment of the film. I think it might be the worst movie I have ever watched.


33 posted on 03/22/2014 6:32:51 PM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Hollywood didn’t make this movie, a christian company called Pure Flix did.

That company needs to make more!


34 posted on 03/22/2014 6:33:25 PM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: napscoordinator
You do jump to conclusions.

There are reviews of Noah and God is not mentioned in the movie. As for Roma Downey's Son f God there's nothing a committed New Ager can tell me about God.

35 posted on 03/22/2014 6:33:30 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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Good movie. Go see it.

I see maybe 1 movie a year and am usually more or less dragged to it by the family.


36 posted on 03/22/2014 6:35:03 PM PDT by Clay Moore ("To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize." ~Voltaire)
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To: napscoordinator
I've never heard of "American Carol". Guess that's a good thing. lol

They have made more. I have What If

Pure Flix.

37 posted on 03/22/2014 6:37:12 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: DJ MacWoW

Ok. Great news. Just read Box Office Mojo and the best news of the weekend that nobody is talking about is that Tina Fey’s movie BOMBED!


38 posted on 03/22/2014 6:37:30 PM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: DJ MacWoW

You are so lucky (that you never heard of that tripe).


39 posted on 03/22/2014 6:38:02 PM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: napscoordinator

Woo Hoo!!!!!


40 posted on 03/22/2014 6:38:11 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: napscoordinator

Kevin Sorbo was a very big name at one time, but he is not the typical Hollywood player and has spent more time doing films like this in the recent past.

I had the pleasure of meeting Kevin’s dad and helping him buy a tuxedo for an award ceremony in which Kevin was nominated for his performance in “Soul Surfer.”

The family is very down to earth and faithful Christians.


41 posted on 03/22/2014 6:38:36 PM PDT by Jvette
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To: BeadCounter

You had the right ideA; just clarified it a little...: )

There is excellent acting in the movie and thought it has a Muslim family they don’t slam them or their beliefs and are very repectful. I guess you might say they treated them as a true Christian would have...: )


42 posted on 03/22/2014 6:39:50 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Clay Moore

Good movie? Maybe, but accurate - you did not say. Does it portray the Bible accurately or is it just another Hollywood fiction movie? What I’ve heard is that it is a great movie but more fiction than fact.


43 posted on 03/22/2014 6:43:41 PM PDT by Deagle (ues)
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It wasn't made by Hollywood. It was made by Pure Flix

Pure Flix is a Christian movie studio that produces, distributes, and acquires Christ centered movies for the sole purpose of influencing our culture for Christ

44 posted on 03/22/2014 6:47:28 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: Jvette

Good to hear. Making a living is all personal so if he is making good wholesome films good on him.


45 posted on 03/22/2014 6:50:54 PM PDT by napscoordinator ( Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the country!)
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To: DJ MacWoW

I stand corrected! I hope you’re right and it is really a Christian movie... Thanks for the information though, good to know.


46 posted on 03/22/2014 6:51:01 PM PDT by Deagle (ues)
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To: Deagle

You’re welcome. :-)


47 posted on 03/22/2014 6:51:58 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: 2nd amendment mama

Just looked it up in my area and will go see it tomorrow


48 posted on 03/22/2014 7:01:41 PM PDT by happyhomemaker (Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Rom 12:12)
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To: DJ MacWoW

My local Library has been stocking Pureflix dvds. Just watched “This is our Time” the other night. Will look for other movies from Pureflix to share


49 posted on 03/22/2014 7:07:26 PM PDT by happyhomemaker (Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. Rom 12:12)
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To: happyhomemaker

I just bought Courageous at WalMart for $5. They had Soul Surfer in the $5 bin too.


50 posted on 03/22/2014 7:10:24 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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