Thomas and Friends: King of the Railway

Thomas and Friends are well, like old friends at this house. I remember watching Thomas when he was on “Shining Time Station” in my younger years, and I’m so happy that he is still around to delight my children! A brand new Blu-ray/DVD is coming out on September 17th! We were sent an early copy of this new movie (free of charge in order to facilitate this review), so I’m here today to give you the inside scoop!

It’s Full Steam Ahead on the Island of Sodor with Thomas and his engine friends in the all-new CG animated movie Thomas & Friends®: King of the Railway coming to Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack, DVD, Digital Download and Video on Demand September 17 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment. King of the Railway – The Movie introduces four new engines and one new destination on the Island of Sodor .  New engine Stephen is based on the legendary “Stephenson’s Rocket”, one of the fastest and most advanced steam locomotives of its day. Meet the Earl of Sodor and see how Thomas and the Steam Team rely on friendship and cooperation to avoid disaster and save the day!

Nearly 40 King of the Railway themed products will launch at retail to support the movie, including toys from Fisher-Price across three track systems, books, games, apparel, an app and more, making it the biggest Thomas & Friends event of 2013 for the #1 Preschool Toy brand, and a must own for Thomas fans everywhere! Thomas & Friends: King of the Railway – The Movie Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack is loaded with special features including an all new, exclusive game, karaoke music videos and engine puzzles! The Thomas & Friends®: King of the Railway – The Movie Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.


Join Thomas & Friends as they embark on a legendary movie adventure! The steam team’s quest begins when a special guest arrives on Sodor with a big surprise and important jobs for Thomas, Percy and James. The engines meet new friends and discover suits of armor; coats of arms and legends of long-ago heroes. Then their bravery is put to the test when their new friend Stephen goes missing. Will Thomas find him in time? Will the engines discover the truth about the Island of Sodor ’s biggest mystery? It’s a crusade of knightly proportions for Thomas & Friends in this epic movie!

·        The Search for the Lost Crown Game
·        It’s Gonna Be a Great Day Karaoke Music Video
·        Searching Everywhere Karaoke Music Video
·        Working Together! Karaoke Music Video
·        Guess Who? Puzzles
What We Thought:
Maggie loves Thomas & Friends, and when she saw this new DVD, she wanted to watch it right away. I made her wait until her afternoon rest time. Normally, while her brother naps, this is her chance to watch a movie for the day while she lays on the couch. To put it simply, she loves this new movie. Maggie loves a good mystery, so when Thomas’ new friend goes missing and they had to find out what happened to him, she was totally engrossed! 

I asked her what she thought when the movie was over and she said, “It was GREAT!”

Connect: Visit the Thomas & Friends website, then “like” them on Facebook and follow on Twitter.

Buy It: This movie is available on Blu-ray/DVD Comb pack and DVD beginning today! Look for it in stores and online. 

Win It: One lucky reader will win this title on DVD!

Open to the US only.  Ends 10/1/13 at 11:59 PM EST.
Enter using the Giveaway Tools form below. Good luck!
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  1. Emily

  2. Its a new one each day, but I think lately it is Bash.

  3. Gordon

  4. She talks about James and Percy the most, if that counts. :)

  5. My son's favorite is Percy.

  6. my daughter loves thomas

  7. I wish I'd seen this before I purchased it, today! lol

  8. Besides Thomas, he likes Percy!

  9. Thomas is my Grandsons favorite

  10. Thomas

  11. Grandma loved Lady but our grands love Thomas !!

  12. Our now 7yo named one of our cats Percy after his favorite. The 5yo likes Hero and the 3yo likes them all!

  13. My almost three year old loves Thomas. He will be turning three this Saturday and he is having a Thomas and Friends birthday party. He would LOVE this DVD.

  14. My son loves Thomas :)

  15. My little boy loves all the cranes.., especially Cranky. But he is also a fan of Percy and of course, Thomas. We are even having a Thomas themed bday party for him in November…, he loves the show and all their apps on the iPad. Thanks for the great giveaway! : o)

  16. Thomas is his first choice but he likes Toby also.

  17. My daughter doesn't have a favorite yet. We haven't seen this before and had always wanted to buy one for her.

  18. Percy!

  19. Lady or Percy

  20. My sons like Gordon

  21. Our favorite engine besides Thomas is Gordon.

  22. I asked my son and he said "Diesel 10".

  23. My great niece likes Thomas for sure :)

  24. My son loves Flynn!

  25. My son loves Percy

  26. My daughter loves Rosie & Stephanie since they're girl engines, lol!

  27. my son loves thomas

  28. My grandson loves Thomas and

  29. my nephew loves Thomas and friends so muchtoo bad the giveaway isn't INTERNATIONALLY.Im from Indonesia

  30. His favorite train changes depeding on what dvd we watch or which of his trains we get out. He loves cranky though & Harold too!

  31. My son likes Percy and Cranky the Crane currently, but it changes with the wind!

  32. his favorite is James

  33. Gordon

  34. We haven't seen Thomas yet. And I (mom) hasn't seen it since my little brother watched it years ago. I'm excited to win. I miss Thomas!

  35. We really like Thomas

  36. My son is obsessed with Thomas! He has a Thomas everything and would love this movie.

  37. Thomas is the FAV. at our house!

  38. Thomas :)

  39. My son loves Thomas the most!

  40. Percy.

  41. My little boy talks non-stop about Thomas and Percy!

  42. nephew likes percy – regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

  43. We like Percy and Thomas

  44. my son like Thomas. i like Percy.

  45. My son loves them all, but Thomas is his favoriteDigicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

  46. Thomas is my daughters fav!

  47. My son loves Percy

  48. My sons favorite has always been Percy.jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

  49. Thomas is my son's favorite!

  50. my grandson love Thomas

  51. My son seems to have a tie between Gordon and Thomas. :)

  52. Thomas, because "he's named after me". (His great grandma's maiden name, his grandpa's name, and his father's and his middle names are all Thomas.)

  53. we like thomas the best

  54. Thomas of course!

  55. Percy is the fave here.

  56. Her favorite character is Percy.

  57. My daughter loves all of the trains but I think THomas is her favorite of them all.

  58. The little one likes Rosie!

  59. we have always liked thomas

  60. My youngest loves Thomas.

  61. Hope to win.

  62. My boys love Thomas! The younger of the two is obsessed! He sleeps with his talking Thomas flashlight every night. We even went to "A Day Out With Thomas" over the summer. My boys would love this movie!

  63. My daughter loves Thomas, to her all the engines are name Thomas so Thomas it is.

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