What he teaches them...will last forever.
Best buddies Dustin (Jansen Panettiere), Albert and Mark are twelve year old boys looking forward to a summer of fun in 1970. When Dustin mows the lawn of seventy-five year old Jonathan Sperry (Gavin MacLeod), a man he has seen at church, a unique friendship develops.
What happens the rest of this summer is something Dustin and his friends will never forget!
Orignally released in theaters, an inspriing film for all ages. (96 min)
Bonus Features Include:
- 40 min Making of Documentary
- Rich Christiano/Gavin MacLeod Commentary
- Spanish version
- Feature: "Houses of Jonathan Sperry"
- Interview with Composer Jasper Randall
- Special message from Director Rich Christiano
"The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry" moved me with its message of the difference one faithful man can make in the lives of many. I recommend this inspiring movie for everyone."
— Kirk Cameron, Actor
"A touching message that will literally impact both the young and old! This is a powerful film that is refreshing and loaded with incredible truths from God's Word."
— Josh McDowell, Author/Speaker, Josh McDowell Ministries
"The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry is a heartwarming experience for the entire family."
— Pat Boone, Actor/Singer
"I thoroughly enjoyed The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry. Gavin MacLeod is excellently cast as Jonathan Sperry. This film will make you laugh and you'll find yourself caught up in the story from beginning to end."
— Clair Miller, Station Manger, WFCJ Radio, Dayton, OH
"Film maker Rich Christiano has produced one of his most compelling films in The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry. Set in 1970, the film is visually beautiful. It was precious to see the many viewers streaming out of the theater who were deeply impacted by this heartwarming Gospel story. I predict that Sperry will become a favorite in the Christian community."
— Doug Phillps, Founder, San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival