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Top 10 highest grossing faith films

Faith-based films are all the rage in Hollywood these days.

From the biblical epic "Song of God" to the inspirational tale of "God's Not Dead," films with a faith theme are bringing in bring stars and big bucks.

Here's a look at the top 10 highest grossing faith-based films from highest to lowest.

  • 1. 'The Passion of the Christ:' $611,899,420

    'The Passion of the Christ:' $611,899,420

    AP

    The 2004 biblical epic was directed by Mel Gibson and starred Jim Caviezel as Jesus Christ.

  • 2. 'Heaven is for Real:' $100,469,789

    'Heaven is for Real:' $100,469,789

    TriStar Pictures

    The 2015 film starring Greg Kinnear and Connor Corum earned an impressive amount at the box office considering the movie's budget was $12 million.

  • 3. 'War Room:' $67,790,117

    'War Room:' $67,790,117

    TriStar Pictures

    The 2015 movie was released in a total of 1,945 theaters.

  • 4. 'God's Not Dead:' $60,755,732

    'God's Not Dead:' $60,755,732

    Pure Flix Entertainment

    The Pure Flix Entertainment film is getting a sequel featuring Sadie Robertson and Melissa Joan Hart in April of 2016.

  • 5. 'Son of God:' $59,700,064

    'Son of God:' $59,700,064

    20th Century Fox

    Producer Mark Burnett brought the story of Jesus to life in "Son of God," an adaptation of the History Channel miniseries "The Bible."

  • 6. 'Soul Surfer:' $43,853,424

    'Soul Surfer:' $43,853,424

    Tristar Pictures/FilmDistrict

    AnnaSophia Robb stars as Bethany Hamilton, the professional surfer who lost her arm in a shark attack. The film also features Dennis Quaid and country singer Carrie Underwood.

  • 7. 'The Nativity Story:' $37,629,831

    'The Nativity Story:' $37,629,831

    New Line Cinema

    The biblical epic stars Keisha Castle-Hughes and Shohreh Aghdashloo.

  • 8. 'Courageous:' $34,522,221

    'Courageous:' $34,522,221

    TriStar Pictures

    The independent film received mixed reviews but an A+ from filmgoers on CinemaScore.

  • 9. 'Fireproof:' $33,456,317

    'Fireproof:' $33,456,317

    Samuel Goldwyn Films/Affirm Films

    The Kirk Cameron-starring film received poor reviews from critics but still brought in the big bucks.

  • 10. 'Risen:' $33,147,242 (so far)

    'Risen:' $33,147,242 (so far)

    Sony

    Joseph Fiennes stars as the Roman military tribune Clavius on his journey to faith in the movie "Risen," released on February 19, 2016.

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