Easter Basket DVDs

Midnight Stallion - Arrives to DVD on March 5

 A charming, coming of age story, Midnight Stallion centers on a young girl and her family who are rescued from their financial struggle by an unexpected guest. This inspirational family film stars Kris Kristofferson (Joyful Noise, Dolphin Tale), Jodelle Ferland (The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, ParaNorman), and Chelah Horsdal (Rise of the Planet of the Apes). Jack Shephard (Kristofferson) and his wife have tried just about everything to stay afloat through tough economic times. As they struggle to find new ways to keep their farm from foreclosure, their daughter Megan (Ferland) discovers a mysterious, wild stallion in a nearby meadow. Quickly forming a bond with the horse, Megan and her family soon realize that this fast and free companion could be the answer to their prayers. Celebrate the power of courage and determination when Midnight Stallion races onto DVD March 5. Featuring a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film, the DOVE Foundation approved film will be available for the suggested retail price of $14.93.  
 
The Seven Year Hitch - Arrives to DVD on March 5

Witness the hilarious results when two best friends discover they’re legally married in the Hallmark Movie Channel Original, The Seven Year Hitch, tying the knot on DVD March 5 from Sonar Entertainment and Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment.  Starring Darin Brooks (“CSI Miami,” “Castle,”), Natalie Hall (“Pretty Little Liars,” “Law and Order: SVU”), Frances Fisher (Titanic), Griffin Cleveland (“The Walking Dead,” “Desperate Housewives”), Ryan Doom (“Raising Hope”), and George Wendt (“Cheers”), the debut of The Seven Year Hitch ranked as the Hallmark Movie Channel’s most-watched original premiere of 2012 among women and adults ages 25-54.* Best friends Jennifer (Hall) and Kevin (Brooks) have lived together for seven years, but Jennifer’s impending marriage is about to disrupt their domestic bliss.  When Kevin discovers that Jennifer’s fiancé is cheating on her, he seeks to save her from marrying the wrong guy by declaring that they have a common law marriage.  Now he just has to show Jennifer that he’s the one who can give her a “happily ever after” ending.  Heartwarming and funny, The Seven Year Hitch will be available on DVD for the suggested retail price of $14.93.  

The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange: Escape From The Kitchen - Arrives to DVD on March 12

Prepare for some especially ripe comedy when the outrageously funny series, The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange: Escape From The Kitchen, peels out on DVD March 12, 2013 from Salient Media and Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment.  Featuring an abundance of guest stars, including Tim Curry (The Rocky Horror Picture Show) and the late Michael Clarke Duncan (The Green Mile), the hilarious YouTube sensation Annoying Orange made its television debut on Cartoon Network in 2012, drawing more than 2.6 million viewers and consistently winning its time slot in key demos.  With more than 1.3 billion views, Annoying Orange has become a true pop culture phenomenon.* The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange: Escape From The Kitchen follows Annoying Orange and his band of produce buddies as they navigate the time-space continuum in their magical fruit cart.  From the Prehistoric Era to Colonial Times, Orange and the rest of the crew are dropped into random adventures and forced to squeeze their way out. The High Fructose Adventures of Annoying Orange: Escape From The Kitchen DVD includes the first 10 episodes of the hit series and will be available for the suggested retail price of $14.93.  Volume two and three, as well as the complete first season, will be available later this year in 2013.

Duke - Arrives to DVD on March 12

Witness the heartfelt drama about one man’s life struggle in the Hallmark Movie Channel original Duke, arriving on DVD March 12 from Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment and Crown Media Family Networks. Steven Weber (“Wings,” “Leaving Las Vegas’), Sarah Smyth (“50/50”), and Allison Hossack (“Christmas Miracle”) star in an uplifting story about overcoming personal hardships and reconciling with the ones that mean most. Duke is the second highest-rated Hallmark Movie Channel original film to premiere on Hallmark Movie Channel.* Terry Pulaski (Weber) served his country well as a marine sergeant fighting in Iraq, but when he returns home to his family he is overwhelmed by the challenges of being a good father and husband.  Devastated by his personal, mental, and physical struggles, Terry leaves his wife and daughter behind with only his trusted companion Duke by his side. After years without a home, illness overcomes Duke and Terry is forced to leave his best friend at the care of a veterinary clinic.  On his own, Terry must conquer his struggles to save his best friend and reconcile with the love ones he left behind.  An inspirational story about redemption, Duke arrives on DVD for the suggested retail price of $14.93.
 
Secret Millionaires Club Volume One - Arrives to DVD on March 19

Kids can learn valuable lessons about money management in a fun and relatable way when the educational and entertaining new animated series Secret Millionaires Club Volume One, debuts on DVD March 19, 2013 from Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment and A Squared Entertainment. Featuring the voice of renowned financial sage, Warren Buffett, the series offers tips on making investing fun for kids.  When friends Radley, Elena, Jones and Lisa find out that their school has lost funding for music, field trips and some of their other favorite activities they call on financial mogul Warren Buffett for help.  With Warren as their mentor, the kids apply basic business knowledge to everyday adventures and ultimately learn that the best investment they can make is in themselves. Secret Millionaires Club teaches practical life lessons through typical everyday situations that kids might encounter such as raising money for their school or persevering through a perceived failure.  Featuring the voices of stars such as Jay Z & Shaquille O’Neal, kids learn to work together, respect each other and believe in themselves. The Secret Millionaires Club Volume One DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $14.93 and includes one brand new episode that has not yet aired on television.  The series returns to The Hub in March of 2013. 
    
A Turtle's Tale 2: Sammy's Escape From Paradise - Arrives to DVD on March 26

The beloved heroes of A Turtle’s Tale return for more fun and adventure in the heartwarming and hilarious adventure, A Turtle’s Tale 2: Sammy’s Escape from Paradise, debuting on DVD exclusively at Walmart March 26, 2013 from STUDIOCANAL and Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment.  This delightful tale of Sammy the sea turtle follows his ongoing adventures with his best friend Ray and their grandkids Ricky & Ella as they demonstrates important lessons about teamwork, persistence and caring about the environment. A heartfelt story perfect for the whole family, A Turtle’s Tale 2: Sammy’s Escape from Paradise also features music from Country Music Star and recent Grand Ole Opry inductee Darius Rucker.  The DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $19.98.

 

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