In the fall of 1979, one of history’s most ingenious and courageous flights to freedom took place when two families fled from Communist East Germany to the West in their own handcrafted hot air balloon. Walt Disney Pictures brings to the screen this remarkable true story of the Strelzyk and Wetzel families and their daring, death-defying escape. (Summary by Amazon)
During a family road trip, the Moores break down outside a bed and breakfast, where they choose to spend the night. Jeff Moore soon notices that Jim Morton, the owner of the bed and breakfast seems troubled. Before long Gator’s curiosity and sleuthing abilities ﬁnd him right in the middle of a secret treasure hunt, trying to unlock a family mystery. The adventure, comedy, and drama of Heartstrings make this ﬁlm a real treasure families can enjoy. (Description by Christian Cinema)
Jimmy Valiant: Scions of Danger is an exciting, small-budget (by Hollywood standards) pilot for a proposed episodic series for network broadcast, internet streaming, and DVD. As a pilot, it is intended to serve as a concept for the series that, if approved by studios and networks for full-budget production, would expand. The pilot’s story itself would be re-shot and incorporated into the larger story of the entire 13-episode series.
Always looking for a fight involving freedom, Davy goes to Texas to help Jim Bowie (Kenneth Tobey) hold off General Santa Anna. With him he brings idealistic cardsharp Thimblerig (Hans Conreid) and confused Indian Busted Luck (Nick Cravat). George Russel comes along too but is upset when it appears Davy has gone along with Bowie’s deception about expected aid. Yet when the chips are down, Russel sneaks out with a message and then sneaks back in, to fight to the end with his old pal. Summary by DVD Talk
Working their way back upriver with the now-friendly Mike Fink, Davy and George take on a band of thieves who jump keelboats while disguised as Indians. (Description by DVD Talk)
After sticking up for Indian rights and pacifying West Tennessee, Crockett serves a stint in Congress, again championing Indian rights. Ex-officer Norton is now a political wag who tries to get Davy out of town so a bad bill can be passed, but Russel brings Davy back to argue on the floor of the House, and good triumphs. (Description by DVD Talk)
Legends (and myths) from the life of famed American frontiersman Davey Crockett are depicted in this feature film edited from television episodes. Crockett and his friend George Russell fight in the Creek Indian War. Then Crockett is elected to Congress and brings his rough-hewn ways to the House of Representatives. Finally, Crockett and Russell journey to Texas and partake in the last stand at the Alamo. (Description by Jim Beaver on IMDB)
Davy (Fess Parker) and his pal George Russel (Buddy Ebsen) go to West Tennessee to help Andrew Jackson defeat murderous indians. After showing up the foolishness of the Army as represented by Major Tobias Norton (William Bakewell), Davy goes mano a mano with war chief Red Stick (Pat Hogan) and secures peace. (Description by DVD Talk)
Davy and George get snared into a race of dueling dirty tricks with Mike Fink (Jeff York) and his crew of swarthy river rats. (Summary by DVD Talk)
After his boyhood friend Messala’s fanatic loyalty to Rome makes him a powerful enemy, Judah Ben-Hur is found guilty of an attempted murder he did not commit. His family is banished and he is enslaved on a warship. Through his ferocity in a raging sea battle, he is able to escape and become a horse trainer. To exact his revenge, Ben-Hur decides to compete against Messala in the Roman chariot races. They race, locked in a battle to the death. Barely surviving, Ben-Hur forsakes the sword for Christ and finally finds redemption.
As the Barbarian fleets descend on the coast, the people of Britain are left to defend themselves…
The first independent Christian film of its kind, Burns Family Studios presents Pendragon: Sword of His Father, an epic adventure set in Britain’s Dark Ages. With riveting action, stunning visuals, and a powerful score, Pendragon’s message of faith, courage, and vision is sure to inspire your family for generations to come.