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Moms’ Night Out sets a new standard for family-friendly, faith-based films

Moms Night Out

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Stressed out moms, clueless dads in a comedy of errors film that will have the whole family laughing. Available on DVD and in an exclusive Blu-ray™/DVD combo pack at CBA retailers, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, AFFIRM Films and Provident Films, Mom’s Night Out, sets a new standard in delightful and hilarious family-affirming film.

Moms' Night Out is available on DVD and Blu-ray
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Moms’ Night Out stars two-time Emmy Award® winner Patricia Heaton (Everybody Loves Raymond), Sarah Drew (Grey’s Anatomy), Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings trilogy) and country music superstar Trace Adkins, and co-stars David Hunt (24), Andrea Logan White (Sarah’s Choice), Alex Kendrick (Courageous) Robert Amaya (Courageous), Kevin Downes (Courageous), Abbie Cobb (90210), Harry Shum Jr. (Glee) and Sammi Hanratty (Chosen).

About the Film:

Allyson (Drew) and her friends Izzy (White) and Sondra (Heaton) – who is also their pastor’s wife - love being wives and moms, but they really need a little down time. Just a chance to dress up and have peaceful evening of grown-up conversation over a lovely dinner. What’s wrong with that? With their husbands taking over watching the kids, the three ladies head out on their much-needed moms’ night out. What could go wrong? Plenty! A mis-ordered Groupon meal throws off the ladies’ plans. The dads aren’t doing much better either. What ensues is a delightful comedy-of-errors, taking the gals and guys to a bowling alley, a tattoo parlor, a hospital and the police station.

Mom’s Night Out is delightful. The writing was witty, nailing the highs and lows, the challenges and joys of parenting. They deftly wove in faith-based values, making the script believable without sounding preachy. The acting was stellar; Sarah Drew as Allyson was the persona of a stressed-out perfectionist mom who sets impossibly high standards for herself. Sean Astin, as her husband Sean, was a supportive, loving husband who tries his best to help his wife. Patricia Heaton demonstrated why she was an Emmy Award® winner; her portrayal of an always-in-control pastor’s wife, stressed-out mother of a teenage daughter and a woman with a hidden past was hilarious. The scene in the police station had me laughing so hard I lost my breath. Alex Hendrick stepped into the role of pastor, husband and father with a funny and witty grace. Country singer Trace Adkins was smooth and hilarious as Bones, the pony-tailed tattooed biker with a wealth of downhome wisdom.

The Blu-ray™ and DVD are loaded with family-friendly bonus materials, including a blooper reel, deleted scenes and commentary with the Erwin Brothers and producer Kevin Downes. Fans can also enjoy special featurettes, including a discussion with filmmakers in The Heart of MOMS’ NIGHT OUT, giving the back story that inspired the film as something their wives and mothers could relate to. The Art of Improv is an exploration into the film’s experimental improvisation, and The Art of Action gives fans a deconstructed look at the film’s car chase sequence.

Additional featurettes exclusively on the CBA Edition DVD include a devotional by Alex Kendrick, Inside With Sarah Drew, Grief and Growing With Abbie Cobb, Testimony with Andrea Logan White and The Difference Between Moms and Dads.

DVD DETAILS

Bonus Features:

  • Commentary with Directors Andrew & Jon Erwin, as well as Producer Kevin Downes
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Blooper Reel

Special Featurettes:

  • The Heart of MOMS’ NIGHT OUT
  • Casting MOMS’ NIGHT OUT
  • The Art of Improv
  • The Art of Action

Exclusive CBA Edition DVD Also Includes:

  • Alex Kendrick’s On-Set Devotional
  • The Difference Between Moms and Dads
  • Inside with Sarah Drew
  • Testimony with Andrea Logan White
  • Grief and Growing with Abbie Cobb

Churches and organizations also can license Moms’ Night Out for local showings with special Movie Event Kits, including license, DVD and promotional posters. Pre-sales launch July 15, and kits begin shipping Aug. 19 for immediate use. Visit ProvidentFilms.org for details.

Moms’ Night Out is a Kevin Downes Production of an Erwin Brothers Film. The film is directed by The Erwin Brothers, and produced by Kevin Downes in association with Four Boys Films and Pure Flix Entertainment. Written by Andrea Nasfell and Jon Erwin, Moms’ Night Out was filmed in Birmingham, Alabama.

With a running time of approximately 98 minutes, Moms' Night Out is rated PG for mild thematic elements and some action.