Angel Studios’ Sound of Hope: The Story of Possum Trot Outperforms With $6.7 Million 4 Day Cume

Sound of Hope The Story of Possum Trot

Indie Film From Executive Producer Leticia Wright ("Black Panther," "Silent Twins") and Director Joshua Wiegel ("The Butterfly Circus") Surges in Opening Weekend as Angel Studios’ Guild Members Select Yet Another Winner One Year After "Sound of Freedom"

Provo, Utah ( July 7, 2024 ) -

Angel Studios — the audience-driven platform and studio empowering filmmakers to create, and distribute films — is announcing its latest release, “Sound of Hope: The Story of Possum Trot,” has outperformed predictions and has earned an estimated $6.8M in box office receipts. “Sound of Hope: The Story of Possum Trot” is among only 2% of films since 1986 to earn an A+ CinemaScore.

“The Angel Guild has the power to revolutionize the movie-going experience by choosing films like “Sound of Hope,” which bring back audiences long neglected by the outdated studio gatekeeping system,” said Brandon Purdie, EVP and Head of Theatrical Distribution at Angel Studios. “This film highlights the urgent need for diverse content in our domestic box office. Audiences have clearly shown how broken the gatekeeping system is through their movie choices—filling theaters for compelling stories and leaving others empty. They crave deep, impactful narratives year-round.”

“Sound of Hope” Box Office Estimates

  • Thursday, July 4th: $3,591,283
  • Fri., July 5th: $1,113,775
  • Sat., July 6th: $1,102,637
  • Sun., July 7th: $1,003,399
  • Estimated Cume: $6,811,094
  • Location count: 2,200

“Sound of Hope: The Story of Possum Trot” Audience and Critics Scores

  • CinemaScore: A+
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 80% Critics, 97% Audience.

Film Synopsis: The fight for kids begins now. Inspired by the powerful true story, “Sound of Hope: The Story of Possum Trot,” follows Donna and Reverend Martin as they ignite a fire in the hearts of their rural church to embrace kids in the foster system that nobody else would take. By doing the impossible–adopting 77 children–this East Texas community proved that, with real, determined love, the battle for America’s most vulnerable can be won.

About Angel Studios
Angel Studios is a values-based distribution company for stories that amplify light to mainstream audiences. Through the Angel Guild, over 330,000 members choose which film and television projects the studio will market and distribute. 104,000 Angel Guild members in 155 countries have invested nearly $80M in projects distributed by the studio to date. Angel Studios is behind the global box office hit, SOUND OF FREEDOM, which has earned $250 million in theatrical box office. Learn more at