Faith-based ‘The Chosen’ Finishes 3rd in Weekend Box Office Totals

The crowdfunded streaming series “The Chosen” opened its third season in U.S. theaters last weekend, with the first two episodes totaling $8.7 million in box office receipts, good enough for third place overall.

The series, based on the life of Jesus and produced and directed by Dallas Jenkins, trailed only “The Menu” ($9 million) and “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” ($67 million), films that played in a significantly larger number of theaters.

In December of last year, “Christmas with The Chosen: The Messengers” totaled $4.2 million in its opening weekend, according to Box Office Mojo, good enough for fourth place overall in domestic receipts.

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