ALONE YET NOT ALONE SURPRISES WITH STRONG LIMITED RELEASE OPENING
MOVIE SNUBBED BY ACADEMY EARNS #3 POSITION AT BOX OFFICE BASED ON PER SCREEN AVERAGE FOR FILMS ON 100+ SCREENS
FAMILY-FRIENDLY MOVIE GARNERS SUPPORT FROM KEY LEADERS AROUND THE COUNTRY
AND CONTINUES TO ROLL OUT IN ADDITIONAL CITIES THIS WEEK
“Its story is challenging and the presentation is very professional. The entertainment value it presents took me by surprise.” – Huffington Post
SOURCE: Rogers & Cowan
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (June 18, 2014) – Alone Yet Not Alone, which garnered attention during the Academy Awards when their Best Original Song nomination was rescinded earlier this year, had an impressive box office weekend opening. The film opened at #3, based on per screen average for films released on 100+ screens, #8 overall in per screen average and #14 overall in the marketplace this Father’s Day weekend. Reaching $5,191 per screen, Alone Yet Not Alone is currently ranked as the #2 independently distributed film in the country, behind Chef.
Alone Yet Not Alone is based on the true story taken from the novel of the same name written by Tracy Leininger Craven that speaks of hope triumphing over despair, of faith overcoming fear and of victory prevailing over adversity.
The filmstars Kelly Greyson(Return To The Hiding Place) with Jenn Gotzon(God’s Country, Frost Nixon) andactor/musical artist Clay Walker (Clay Walker: Jesse James). George Escobar and Ray Bengston co-directed James Richard’s screenplay while James Richards, Bud S. Smith and Ken Wales served as executive producers. Barbara Divisek, George Escobar, Michael Snyder and Cynthia Garcia Walker produced the movie.
“This opening weekend experience was definitely a career highlight,” says George Escobar, co-director/co-writer/producer. “I couldn’t be happier that this movie brought people to knowing God’s loving embrace and promise.”
Alone Yet Not Alone released through Seatzy™ (www.seatzy.com/alone ), a movie ticket reservation platform and film distribution company.
“We are thrilled to see Alone Yet Not Alone get such a good start in theaters and look forward to adding more screens and cities soon,” says Dan Merrell, founder and CEO of Seatzy. “We continue to get requests from around the country to open the film in cities and towns where the film has yet to play.”
The film’s ticket pre-sales campaign through Seatzy, along with support from Christian radio and local churches and ministries, raised consumer awareness and helped advance sales in the opening markets. The movie continues to gain momentum with moviegoers and will roll out in additional cities this week.
“We’re excited so many groups around the country bought tickets opening weekend to see this powerful film,” Victor Vanden Oever, Group Ticket Sales Manager said. “Make sure Alone Yet Not Alone comes to your local theater by calling 615-656-7385 or purchasing tickets here!
Highlighting themes of endurance, perseverance and faith with positive values and entertaining action sequences that make it safe viewing for families, Alone Yet Not Alone gained endorsements from notable leaders around the country who were excited to see this film hit theaters over Father’s Day weekend.
“A riveting, faith-filled movie that will keep you on the edge of your seat! A plot that leaves you inspired and filled with a hope that can change lives!”
– Tony Perkins, President, Family Research Council
“Everyone who is an adult or approaching adulthood needs to see this film. The technical quality, the beauty of the acting, and most importantly the inspiration of the story will get to your heart and elevate your spirit.”
– Dr. James Dobson, Founder and President of Family Talk
“A true story of faith that you will be inspired by seeing. I pray you do and you will be blessed!”
– James Robison, President, Life Outreach International
“I was really impressed by the story! Excellent! You can take the whole family!”
– Tim Wildmon, President, American Family Association
“This movie is fantastic! Drama, adventure, history! You’re going to come away feeling so inspired! Don’t miss it!”
– Shirley Dobson, Chairman, National Day of Prayer
“I’ve watched Alone Yet Not Alone a few times and it is a wonderful movie. Take your whole family to see it!”
– Michael Farris, Founder, Home School Legal Defense Association
“A great movie! Alone Yet Not Alone is a story of faith and a great movie for the entire family to view together. Let me highly recommend Alone Yet Not Alone for your family.”
– Penny Nance, President, Concerned Women For America
“I loved it! The story is gripping, photography stunning and message so wonderfully reassuring. On behalf of the scores of viewers whose spirits will be lifted by this project—thank you, thank you, thank you.”
– Max Lucado, Best-Selling Author and Inspirational Icon
For more information about Alone Yet Not Alone and to watch the movie trailer, please visit www.aloneyetnotalone.com.
Link to Official Trailer: http://youtu.be/T1h3w7TQ99I
Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/aloneyetnotalone
Title Song: http://youtu.be/BWVyVMbSzM4
About Enthuse Entertainment:
It is the vision of Enthuse Entertainment to produce faith-based, family friendly films that inspire the human spirit to seek and know God. “For from Him and through Him and to Him are all things. To God be the glory forever, Amen.” Romans 11:36. For more information, please visit www.enthuseentertainment.com.