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The 41-year-old actress tweeted on Wednesday to her 1.2 million followers about the Jim Caviezel-led movie and urged people to support the film from Angel Studios — the company responsible for the popular faith-based television series “The Chosen.”
“Just got out of the movie theater where I watched [SoundofFreedom] by [AngelStudiosInc] starring [JimCaviezel] based on the true story of TimBallard,” Carano tweeted.
It is a movie that is speaking about one of the most important topics in the world today.. child slavery, #HumanTrafficking
— Gina Carano 🕯 (@ginacarano) July 5, 2023
“It is a movie that is speaking about one of the most important topics in the world today… child slavery, [HumanTrafficking],” she added. “I was grateful to watch it in a theater full of other human beings. The theater was packed. It was a beautiful thing to see the support.”
“Tears definitely flowed throughout the film, with a heavy enlightening of what is happening in the world today but also with hope that this topic is finally gaining more traction and touching the hearts of people who can help make a difference,” Carano continued. “Maybe we all can just by becoming more aware. Support this movie. Go see it.”
Country superstar John Rich also took to Twitter to celebrate that the movie was “smashing box office expectations” amid reports that it was projected to score $20 million during its opening week.
“SoundOfFreedom is smashing box office expectations!” Rich tweeted. “That’s a GREAT thing to see. Please share this tweet, the link below is where you go to find theaters near you.”
— John Rich🇺🇸 (@johnrich) July 4, 2023
In the film, Caviezel portrays Tim Ballard in the true story of a federal agent who quits his job and embarks on a dangerous mission to rescue a young girl from sex slavery in South America.
The movie opened in theaters in the U.S. on July 4th and took the number one spot at the domestic box office, beating out Disney’s highly-anticipated “Indiana Jones and The Dial of Destiny,” among others, Box Office Mojo reported.
The film scored $14.2 million at the box office ($11.5 million at the direct box office combined with another $2.6 million from PAY IT FORWARD tickets sold), per a release from Angel Studios.
The box office report showed that “Sound of Freedom” grossed $14,242,063 after the movie’s opening on Tuesday while Disney’s “Indiana Jones” sequel, which opened on June 30, earned $11,698,989 from more than 4,000 theaters.