One of the most-read children's book series of all time comes alive in "The Boxcar Children - Surprise Island".


The film is based on the second book from the best-selling series by Gertrude Chandler. It features the voice talents of Martin Sheen, J.K. Simmons, Griffin Cluck, Joey King, Dane DeHaan and more!


The Boxcar Children have a home with their grandfather now - but their adventures are just beginning! The first surprise comes when they learn they'll be spending the summer on their private island.  The kids spend the summer swimming, flying kites, catching fish and even grow their own garden.  But, the island has several surprises including an ancient secret hidden in a cave and a mysterious young man who needs their help.


"Surprise Island" played at festivals across the world including TIFF, Woods Hole and San Diego International Children's Film Festival where is won the Best Directing award.


It was release in theaters in North America by Shout! Factory and Fathom events.


The Boxcar Children books have sold over 100 million copies.  The film follows the book closely and is used in classrooms across North America as a teaching companion to the book.