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10 Highest Grossing Christian-Themed Movies, From ‘Passion of the Christ’ to ‘War Room’ (Photos)

With “God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness” opening this week, TheWrap takes a look at 10 of the highest-grossing Christian-based films, adjusted for inflation.
10. “The Shack” (2017)
Starring Octavia Spencer and Graham Greene, the film grossed $57.4 million last year, which would equate to $58.6 million today.
“Son of God” (2014)
The 20th Century Fox film retells the life of Jesus and grossed a domestic total of $59.7 million in 2014, which would be $60.7 million today.
“Miracles From Heaven” (2016)
The Jennifer Garner film made $61.7 million this year on a budget of $13 million, good for eighth all time, adjusted for inflation.
“God’s Not Dead” (2014)
Starring Kevin Sorbo, Shane Harper, David A.R. White, and Dean Cain, “God’s Not Dead” opened to $60.8 million in 2014 ($61.8 million adjusted for inflation) on a budget of $2 million. Its box office success warranted a 2016 sequel.
“God’s Not Dead” (2014)
Starring Kevin Sorbo, Shane Harper, David A.R. White, and Dean Cain, “God’s Not Dead” opened to $60.8 million in 2014 ($61.8 million adjusted for inflation) on a budget of $2 million. Its box office success warranted a 2016 sequel.
“Exodus: Gods and Kings” (2014)
The film starring Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, John Turturro and Aaron Paul grossed $65 million domestically, which works out to $66 million two years later.
“War Room” (2015)
The Sony Pictures film raised holy hell at the box office when it opened in August of 2015. It ended up making $67.8 million on a budget of $3 million. Adjusted for inflation, that’s $68.8 million.
“Heaven Is For Real” (2014)
Having grossed $92.9 million (adjusted for inflation), the film starring Greg Kinnear is the fourth highest-grossing Christian film on our list at $944.4 million inflation-adjusted dollars.
“Noah” (2014)
On a budget of $125 million, “Noah,” starring Russell Crowe and Jennifer Connelly, made $101.2 million at the domestic box office in 2014. That would tick up to $102.8 million today.
“The Passion of the Christ” (2004)
Directed by Mel Gibson, “Passion” was a major commercial hit despite controversy it raised and mixed reviews it received. The film grossed $370.7 million in 2004, which works out to $472.3 million adjusted for inflation. It was produced for just $30 million.
“Ben-Hur” (1959)
The original “Ben-Hur,” which received 11 Academy Awards, tops the list of highest-grossing Christian movies, having made $74 million back in 1959, equal to $611.9 million in today’s dollars.

Source: The Wrap

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