“Courageous” Hits DVD and Blu-Ray January 17

Powerful, Heroic, Entertaining, And Life-Changing!– Tony Dungy, Super Bowl-Winning Coach

EXCELLENT!  ****” – Kam Williams, Syndicated Columnist

Honor Begins at Home


From the Creators of Fireproof Comes the $32M+ Box Office Hit

Debuting on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital January 17th   


Extensive Bonus Materials Include

Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes, Deleted Scenes, and a Blooper Reel


CULVER CITY, CALIF. (November 21, 2011) – The latest film from Sherwood Pictures and Alex and Stephen Kendrick (Fireproof, Facing the Giants and Flywheel) is the action-packed inspirational drama Courageous, debuting on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital January 17th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and AFFIRM Films. The more than $32M box office hit will have families laughing and cheering as they are inspired by everyday heroes who long to be the kinds of dads that make a lifelong impact on their children. Bonus materials include four behind-the-scenes featurettes, deleted scenes, a blooper reel and commentary by The Kendrick Brothers. Courageous will be available for $35.99 SRP (Blu-ray) and $30.99 SRP (DVD).



As law enforcement officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes and their partners willingly stand up to the worst the world can offer, yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly prepared to tackle: fatherhood. While they consistently give their best on the job, they quickly discover that their children are beginning to drift further away from them. When tragedy hits home, these men are left with a newfound urgency to renew their faith and reach out to their own children. Will they be able to find a way to serve and protect those who are most dear to them?


 Bonus Features Include:

§  OUTRAGEOUS: Outtakes and Bloopers

§  “Courageous in 60 Seconds” Featurette

§  “The Making of Courageous” Featurette

  • “The Heart of Courageous” Featurette
  • “The Story of My Father” Featurette

§  Deleted Scenes

§  Commentary by The Kendrick Brothers



Directed by Alex Kendrick from a screenplay by Stephen Kendrick and Alex Kendrick, Courageous was produced by Stephen Kendrick, with Michael Catt, Jim McBride and Terry Hemmings serving as executive producers.


Courageous has a running time of 129 minutes and is rated PG-13 for some violence and drug content.

Artwork and digital clips are available for download at www.sphepublicity.com.

Visit Sony Home Entertainment on the Web at www.SonyPictures.com.


BD Catalog #: 39275 DVD Catalog #: 38833
BD UPC Code: 043396392755 DVD UPC Code: 043396388338
BD Order Date: 12/15 /11 DVD Order Date: 12/15/11
BD SRP: $35.99 DVD SRP: $30.99


SOURCE: Lovell/Fairchild


More than Two Hours of Features on CBA Exclusive Collector’s Edition;
Family Film Topped $32 Million at the Box Office, Spent 4 Weeks in Top 10


  • COURAGEOUS—the hit movie from Sherwood Pictures, the creators of FIREPROOF—launches DVD sales nationwide Jan. 17, 2012.
  • The Exclusive Collector’s Edition available only at CBA retailers boasts more than two hours of special features including the 22-minute THE MAKING OF COURAGEOUS, a Casting Crowns music video, outtakes and more.

NASHVILLE – Nov. 21, 2011 – COURAGEOUS, which this fall packed theaters and touched lives across the country, launches retail sales nationwide with a Jan. 17, 2012, DVD release. An Exclusive Collector’s Edition DVD includes more than two hours of bonus features and is available only at CBA: The Association for Christian Retail stores.

COURAGEOUS is that rare movie combining an entertaining, engaging story with a vital, inspiring message,” said Michael Catt, executive producer of the film and Sherwood Baptist Church senior pastor. “You’ll be on the edge of your seat watching COURAGEOUS, then rise up when it’s over, resolving to make a difference in your life and the lives of those you care about.”

In its theatrical premiere, COURAGEOUS opened at No. 4, landing in the box office top 10 for four weeks. And in addition to that full 129-minute film, the extensive offering of bonus features on the COURAGEOUS Collector’s Edition DVD includes:

  • The Making of Courageous
  • Outrageous: Outtakes & Bloopers
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Casting Crowns “Courageous” Music
  • Commentary by the Kendrick Brothers
  • Heart of Courageous
  • The Story of My Father
  • Courageous in 60 Seconds
  • A Church of Prayer      
  • The Importance of Fathers
  • Role of a Lifetime: Rev. Daniel Simmons 
  • Mark Willard: Ministering Through Music
  • Erin Bethea: Serving Behind the Scenes
  • Sherwood Pictures Retrospective
  • Sherwood Volunteers
  • Ministry and Resource Videos to Guide Your Next Steps
  • Plus even more special features online through a link on the DVD

COURAGEOUS is also available on Blu-ray in a combo pack with the Exclusive Collector’s Edition DVD at CBA retailers.

A Sherwood Pictures production, the COURAGEOUS DVD is distributed by Provident Distribution. COURAGEOUS tells the story of four men, one calling: To serve and protect. As law enforcement officers, they are confident and focused, standing up to the worst the streets have to offer. Yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly prepared to tackle: fatherhood. When tragedy strikes home, these men are left wrestling with their hopes, fears, faith and fathering. Can a newfound urgency help these dads draw closer to God . . . and to their children? Protecting the streets is second nature. Raising their children in a God-honoring way? That’s courageous.


RELEASE DATE   Jan. 17, 2012
RUN TIME             Approximately 129 minutes
RATING                 PG-13
DISTRIBUTION     Provident Distribution
DVD          $24.99    (6-0234100479-4)
Blu-ray/DVD       $34.99  (6-0234100480-0)
Combo Pack
LANGUAGES   English 5.1 (Dolby Digital), Spanish
Subtitles: English, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, French, Vietnamese, German, Korean

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