‘I Can Only Imagine’ Beats ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ for No. 1 Spot on Ticketing Sites

The movie “I Can Only Imagine” hit theaters last weekend and became the top-selling independent film at the box office, now for a second week in a row the faith-based film also snags the No. 1 spot on digital ticketing sites.

According to the popular American ticketing companies Fandango and MovieTickets.com, the movie is the top-selling feature film in theaters this week as it was last week, surpassing some big name mainstream titles. “I Can Only Imagine” the film is the true-life story of MercyMe frontman Bart Millard’s life, which inspired the chart-topping song, “I Can Only Imagine.”

“THIS IS INSANE Y’ALL!!!! You guys have made #icanonlyimagine #1 in presale tickets on movietickets.com & fandango.com this morning…EVEN OVER THE AVENGERS!!!” the group celebrated on Facebook. “The entire band & movie team are absolutely blown away…THANK YOU!!!!”

The faith-based film “I Can Only Imagine” brought in $17.1 million at the domestic box office during its opening weekend, superseding early expectations. The independently made Erwin brothers picture ranked third overall, behind “Tomb Raider” and “Black Panther.”

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Source: Christian Post