The makers of "Fireproof" also had box-office success with this drama that has a strongly inspirational bent. Several policemen try to translate their on-the-job skills to their off-duty roles as fathers, with a tragedy providing the impetus for them to amp up those efforts.
One of the film's stars, Alex Kendrick, also is its director and one of its co-writers. Additional cast members include Ken Bevel, Ben Davies, Kevin Downes and Robert Amaya. DVD extras: four "making-of" documentaries; audio commentary by Alex Kendrick and producer and co-screenwriter Stephen Kendrick; outtakes. *** (PG-13: AS, V) (Also on Blu-ray ray and Movies on Demand)
Buy 'Courageous' on DVD.
Alex Kendrick (TriStar Pictures)
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