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  • Writer's pictureThomas Bonifield

A Big Drop in Ticket Revenue for "The Hill"

Updated: Sep 11, 2023

The baseball biopic loses ground at the weekend box office as its theater count falls off significantly.

Lead actor Colin Ford appears in a scene from "The Hill."
Lead actor Colin Ford appears in a scene from "The Hill." Image: Briarcliff Entertainment.

In its third weekend in release, The Hill earned $605,000 at domestic theaters, according to The Numbers website, putting it in 15th place from Friday through Sunday. That revenue is down nearly 60% percent from last weekend and in large part is due to a fall in the number of theaters showing the picture: about 1,200 this weekend versus more than 1,700 a week ago.

Set in the 1970s, this faith-based film is based on the true story of a baseball phenomenon who overcame a debilitating spinal condition to become a professional player. The picture stars Hollywood veteran Dennis Quaid and Christian actor Colin Ford.

Through 17 days in release, The Hill has generated more than $6.5 million in box office revenue. It should remain in theaters for at least a few weeks to come and Christian Film Blog would guess it will add a couple million more.


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