'Sound of Freedom' box office: Film opens at #1 in theaters in Texas, Arizona and Florida

Box office milestone: ‘Sound of Freedom’ surpasses $100 million in the United States

Sleeper box office success Sound of Freedom it crossed the $100 million mark at the domestic box office in just over two weeks.

The faith-based political thriller has been making headlines since the 4th of July opening and beating Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny for the day with $14.2 million. Sound of Freedom continues to over-index in the center of the country and in the South.

The film, billed as a political thriller, stars Christ’s passion’There’s Jim Caviezel as the real Tim Ballard, who worked as an agent for the Department of Homeland Security before embarking on his quest to bring child traffickers to justice (Ballard heads up what has become known as Operation Underground Railroad). Mira Sorvino and Bill Camp also star.

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Sound of Freedom comes from Angel Studios, the Utah-based production and distribution firm it hosts The chosen ones. The films and series are funded in part by the Angel Guild, a community of over 100,000 people who vote on all eligible films submitted to Angel Studios.

The pic it has remained at the top of the chart since its debut. It placed third on the weekend of July 7-9 with an impressive $19.7 million from 2,634 theaters, while it finished second on the weekend of July 14-16 with $27.3 million from 2,852 locations, an unheard-of jump from 39% from week to week.

The film continues to increase its theater count as theater owners scramble to bring the film and as other summertime offerings struggle to find a foothold. Over the weekend of July 21-23 when it goes against Barbie AND OppenheimerSound of Freedom will play in 3,287 theaters, according to Angel Studios. By way of comparison, this might as well be the weekend that the film outperforms The flashwhich has earned $107 million to date domestically.

Sound of Freedom it has become the people’s film. It’s been picked by over 100,000 people in the Angel Guild, nurtured by untold tens of thousands through our “Pay It Up” program, and is dominating the box office as a result of a grassroots movement of ordinary people who are realizing this is a historic success,” Jared Geesey, senior vice president of global distribution at Angel Studios, said in a statement. “This is the opposite of the top-down system developed by the gatekeepers of Hollywood. We allow people to participate in the choice, to funding and sharing stories that amplify light and influence culture.”