Hollywood's big bet on Christian movies

In dark times, sometimes moviegoers just want a little light

Bart Millard in I Can Only Imagine.
(Image credit: Courtesy Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions)

Christian movies are on the rise.

Just this weekend, I Can Only Imagine — a religious indie film about the best-selling Christian music single of all time — stunned observers by raking in more than $17 million, good for third-place at the weekend box office.

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