Five & Two History
The Christiano Brothers
Five & Two Pictures distribution was formed by twin brothers Dave and Rich Christiano. Born and raised in Waterloo, New York, the Christiano Brothers produced their first film in 1985. Since that time, they have produced 16 movies. Their first eight films were all shorter movies under an hour in length, then in early 2000 they began to produce feature length films for theatrical release.
You can read more about the Christiano Brothers here.
Five & Two Movies
The Christiano Brothers have produced 17 films with the latter 9 movies being feature films. You can read about these movies and order them from ChristianFilms.com.
In 2002, the Brothers first theatrical release was TIME CHANGER, a movie about a Bible professor from the 1890’s who travels forward in time to the present. TIME CHANGER opened on October 25th in 169 theaters and eventually played in 310.
On April 28th, 2006, Five and Two Pictures released their second film, a drama about two reporters who investigate a UFO siting entitled UNIDENTIFIED. This was a smaller platform release, opening in 6 theaters and playing in a total of 85.
On February 15th, 2008, film number three, a love story ME & YOU, US, FOREVER, about a Christian man who thinks back on his lost first love of 30 years ago, was released to 83 theaters.
THE SECRETS OF JONATHAN SPERRY, a heartwarming period piece set in 1970 about a 75 year old man and his biblical influence on three 12 year old boys, was the fourth film from Five and Two Pictures. It opened in 118 theaters on September 18th, 2009 and ended up playing in 313.
Five & Two Pictures also distributed AMAZING LOVE, the story of Hosea, a non-theatrical release in May 2012. It’s the story of a youth pastor and his wife who take 5 teens on a weekend camping trip.
Film six, A MATTER OF FAITH, played its first theater on September 19, 2014. It follows a Christian girl who goes to college her freshman year and has to deal with the topic of creation versus evolution. This movie played in 219 theaters for its run.
Film seven is REMEMBER THE GOAL, an inspirational drama about a high school girls cross country team. This was released on August 26, 2016 and opened in 77 theaters, eventually playing in 99.
Film eight is called POWER OF THE AIR. This dramatic feature film deals with the influence of Hollywood and the media on people’s lives. It features in the lead roles Nicholas X. Parsons, Patty Duke, Michael Gross, Tracy Goode and Karyn Williams. It is being planned for release in the fall of 2018.
Film nine is PLAY THE FLUTE, a story about a Youth Pastor who takes over an indifferent, lukewarm youth group. Brett Varvel, Sean Ormond, Loretta Swit, Fred Grandy and Clint Howard head the cast. This movie too is coming in the fall of 2018.
Film ten in pre-production is THE PERFECT RACE, a follow up movie for the lead character played by Allee-Sutton Hethcoat in “Remember The Goal”. This new movie is about a female track athlete at a Christian college. A production date has not been set yet.