Family Adventure ‘The Legend of Catclaws Mountain’ Due Digitally May 28

Lionsgate will release the family adventure The Legend of Catclaws Mountain via on demand and for digital purchase May 28.

In the magical family adventure, Mindy adopts Angel, a high-spirited pony that — according to legend — will lead its owner to gold hidden in the nearby mountains. When Angel is kidnapped by a mad treasure hunter, Mindy and her school friends head into the hills to rescue the pony and hunt for the lost gold. But Mindy meets a mountain man that warns her the treasure is part of an ancient curse — if they remove the gold, they’ll destroy the beautiful forest. Now Mindy has a hard decision to make.

The film stars Hayden Hishaw, James Duval, Robert Davi and Dee Wallace.

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Animated ‘The Barkers: Mind the Cats’ Available Digitally April 30

Based on the popular educational animated series “The Barkers,” the feature The Barkers: Mind the Cats will be released on digital and via on demand April 30 from Lionsgate.

The animated adventure finds the lovable canine family on the road for a vacation adventure meeting all new characters including a rambunctious family of cats. 

The Barkers are a family of talking, dancing, trouble-making dogs. When the five Barker pups stay with Grandpa for the summer, poor Kid can’t find anyone to play with: his sisters are starstruck and lovestruck, and inventor Alex is making a jet pack so Max can become a social-media star. When two naughty cats decide to steal the jet pack, they play nice with lonely Kid and the other Barkers as they plot their caper. 

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Great American Pure Flix to Stream Second Season of ‘Going Home’ Starting Jan. 5

Faith- and family-streaming service Great American Pure Flix has announced the second season of the television series “Going Home.” New episodes will premiere each Friday Jan. 5 through Feb. 9.

The first season of “Going Home” premiered on Great American Pure Flix in June 2022. Creator Dan Merchant returns as the Affirm originals series’ showrunner and lead director. Cynthia Geary once again stars as Charley Copeland, a hospice nurse who sees her role as a calling from God to help shepherd people from this life to eternity.

“This is one of my favorite and most meaningful roles,” Geary said in a statement. “I can’t wait for ‘Going Home’ fans to experience this new season filled with stories of compassion and forgiveness.”

In addition to Geary, the show also stars Cozi Zuehlesdorff, Aviona Rodriguez Brown, Steve LloydChristopher WiehlElly SimsTrent Sims and Matt Davidson.

Season 2 guest stars include Karen Allen (Raiders of the Lost Ark), Mel Harris (“Thirtysomething”), Ellen Travolta (“Charles in Charge”), Gloria Reuben (Lincoln), George Newbern (Father of the Bride) and Cayden Boyd (The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl).

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“We loved hearing how the show touched people’s hearts in our first season,” Merchant said in a statement. “In this new season, things get more personal for Charley and the other hospice nurses. We think the audience will be touched as Charley explores GriefShare with Alec to help manage the loss of his wife as well as a loss Charley doesn’t realize she’s still grieving. Janey grows into her own as an excellent nurse only to find things complicated by a new love interest, and Tamara manages serious health issues even as her strength and grace bolster Sunset House.”

Merchant turned to GriefShare, a global Christian grief-support group, for support after the loss of his father.

Mill Creek to Bow Comedy ‘Divine Influencer’ on DVD and Digital Dec. 12

Mill Creek Entertainment will release the faith-based family comedy Divine Influencer on digital and DVD Dec. 12.

The film follows a wealthy twentysomething influencer who has it all, but loses everything when her parents cut her off. Homeless, she soon learns the meaning of true influence.

Divine Influencer stars Jesse Metcalfe, Lara Silva and Debra Stipe.

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Family Film ‘Snow White’s Christmas Adventure’ Due Digitally Dec. 19

The family film Snow White’s Christmas Adventure arrives via on demand and digital purchase Dec. 19 from Lionsgate.

In the film, when the wicked queen bewitches Snow White’s beloved prince just before Christmas, the beautiful princess must gather her friends, reverse the curse, and show the queen the true meaning of the holiday season. Elijah Rowen, Rayna Campbell, and Jennifer Mischiati star in a lighthearted twist on the classic tale.

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‘Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie’ Due on Digital Oct. 31, Disc Dec. 12

Paramount will release Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie through digital retailers Oct. 31, and on Blu-ray Disc and DVD Dec. 12.

The film earned $166.4 million at the global box office.

In the film, when a magical meteor crash lands in Adventure City, it gives the Paw Patrol pups superpowers, transforming them into the “Mighty Pups.” But they face their mightiest challenge yet when the pups’ archrival Humdinger breaks out of jail and teams up with Victoria Vance, a mad scientist, to steal the superpowers for themselves. With the fate of Adventure City hanging in the balance, the Mighty Pups have to stop the supervillains before it’s too late.

Bonus content includes a look at the team’s superpowers, super-suits, and upgraded vehicles and a look inside the voiceover booth to hear from the actors who voice the characters.

Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie and Paw Patrol: The Movie will also be available in a two-movie collection on digital.

Family Film ‘A Sunday Horse’ Available on Digital and DVD Sept. 12 From Distribution Solutions

The family film A Sunday Horse will be released on digital and DVD Sept. 12 from 4 Digital Media and Distribution Solutions.

Inspired by the true story of horse rider Debi Walden, the film follows Debi as she defies the odds against her — first, by becoming a top competitor in a field reserved for the wealthy, and then by surviving a near-fatal riding accident. In virtual isolation, supported only by the loyalty of her sponsor, she forces herself through painful rehab. Fueled by sheer force of will and fierce courage, Debi wins the U.S. national jumping championship on a horse once slated for slaughter.

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The film stars Nikki Reed (Twilight, Thirteen), Linda Hamilton (Dante’s Peak, Terminator 2: Judgement Day), William Shatner (“Star Trek,” Star Trek V: The Final Frontier) and Ving Rhames (Pulp Fiction, Mission Impossible II).

 

Family Film ‘Centurian: The Dancing Stallion’ Due Digitally April 25

Lionsgate will release the family film Centurian: The Dancing Stallion via digital sellthrough and on demand April 25.

Based on a true story, the film is about a young woman’s bond with her horse and the incredible power of the human spirit. Amber Midthunder (Prey, “Roswell, New Mexico,” “Legion”) and Billy Zane (Titanic) star in the tale of overcoming adversity and finding strength from unexpected places. The journey begins as Ellissia (Midthunder) adopts a white stallion to train in the art of Mexican horse dancing. As she starts teaching the handsome but previously abused Centurion, Ellissia falls critically ill, which keeps her from competing in a celebrated equestrian event. Under the watchful eyes of her father (Zane), new ranch hand Danny (Aramis Knight, “Into the Badlands”) steps in as trainer, hoping to win the competition — and, perhaps, Ellissia’s heart.

The film also stars Michael Cimino (“Love, Victor”), Patricia DeLeon (Station 19) and Sal Lopez (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever).

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Faith-Based Family Drama ‘An Unlikely Angel’ Due on Digital and DVD March 21 From Mill Creek

The faith-based family drama An Unlikely Angel is headed to digital and DVD March 21 from Pinnacle Peak Pictures and Mill Creek Entertainment.

The film follows Janie Caswell, successful, married and very pregnant, who is about to have it all — career, family, success — when she is blindsided by a vehicle and wakes up six years in the future where “having it all” is not what she expected. Will the chance meeting with an angel be an answer to her prayers?

An Unlikely Angel stars Jillian Murray (Code Black, Cabin Fever 3: Patient Zero), Sam J. Jones (Ted, Flash Gordon) and Aaron Mees (All Is Calm, Christmas in the Pines) and is directed by Durrell Nelson. 

The film spent two months as the No. 1 film on PureFlix after its initial launch. 

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Sports Romance ‘Nothing Is Impossible’ Due on DVD and Digital Feb. 14 From Sony

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will release the Pureflix Entertainment sports romance Nothing Is Impossible on DVD and digital Feb. 14.

The film follows Scott Beck (David A.R. White), whose life has not gone to plan. Working as the janitor at the high school where he was once the star of the basketball team, he is dealing with an ailing father, a busted truck and memories of Ryan (Nadia Bjorlin), the girl he loved long ago. But opportunity arises when Ryan, now the owner of the Knoxville Silver Knights, decides to hold open tryouts for the team. Scott attempts to make the impossible happen by not only making the team but getting back the woman he loves in this inspiring and winning drama.

The film also stars Mark Christopher Lawrence, Robert Amaya, Stella Parton, Leanna Crawford, Steven Bauer and Harry Lennix.

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