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.
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Five & Two Movies
The Christiano Brothers have produced 16 films with the last 8 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 time travel movie that 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 UFO’s 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, was released to 83 theaters.
THE SECRETS OF JONATHAN SPERRY, a heartwarming period piece set in 1970, 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.
Film six, A MATTER OF FAITH, played its first theater on September 19, 2014. This movie played in 219 theaters for its run.
Film seven is REMEMBER THE GOAL, a movie 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 2018.
Both brothers are planning two new productions.
Rich is working on PLAY THE FLUTE, a story about a Youth Pastor who takes over an indifferent, lukewarm youth group. This movie is now in production with Brett Varvel, Loretta Swit, Fred Grandy and Clint Howard.
Dave is planning 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. Production is being planned for 2018.