Angel Studios’ New Film AFTER DEATH
Launches with a Top 4 Box Office Weekend, Among Top 15 All-Time Documentary Openings
AFTER DEATH Shares Stories of Near Death Experiences, Receives CinemaScore Rating of A-
(PROVO, Utah — October 30, 2023) AFTER DEATH, the next theatrical release from Angel Studios – the studio behind the summer blockbuster SOUND OF FREEDOM, launches with a historic documentary opening box office performance. The film, exploring life’s most pressing question, catapults onto the box office charts at the #4 spot with an Estimated Total Cume of $5,060,815, awarding AFTER DEATH the title of the #12 Highest Grossing Opening for a Documentary.*
“This weekend, the success of ‘After Death’ underscores cinema’s vital role as a powerful communal space for pondering profound questions, igniting the deepest yearnings, and fostering collective hope,” said Brandon Purdie, Executive Vice President, Global Theatrical Distribution at Angel Studios.
AFTER DEATH is a captivating and thought-provoking exploration into the enigmatic question that has fascinated humanity for centuries: “What happens when we die?” Through personal accounts, philosophical discussions, and scientific research, the film takes viewers on a profound journey of discovery.
The film has struck a chord with viewers, who awarded AFTER DEATH an impressive CinemaScore rating of A-.
Featuring a captivating line up of New York Times bestselling authors, doctors, scientists, and survivors, AFTER DEATH features a notable cast, including Don Piper (90 Minutes in Heaven), Dr. Mary Neal (To Heaven and Back), John Burke (Imagine Heaven), Dr. Jeffrey Long (Evidence for the Afterlife), and Dr. Raymond Moody (Life After Life).
AFTER DEATH, a Sypher Studios Production, was written and directed by Stephen Gray (DISCOVERING HEAVEN), co-directed by Chris Radtke (AMONG THIEVES), and produced by Jens Jacob (I’M NOT CRAZY I’M SICK, WAR UNFOLDING) and Jason Pamer (NICK: THE NICK VUJICIC STORY, THE HEART OF MAN).
About Angel Studios: Angel Studios is the home of stories that amplify light. Through the Angel Guild, tens of thousands of investors choose which titles the studio will next distribute. Angel Studios allows filmmakers and audiences to form passionate communities around their creative projects, making the story behind the story as important as the final project itself. The Chosen and Dry Bar Comedy—two of Angel Studios’ originals—have earned billions of views around the world, and now SOUND OF FREEDOM has become a global box-office hit. Learn more at Angel.com.
* The Numbers Top Documentary Lists