Sky Select

August 26 to September 2

127 Hours

Starring James Franco, Kate Mara, Lizzy Caplan, Clémence Poésy and Amber Tamblyn.
127 Hours is the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's (James Franco) remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah. Over the next five days Ralston examines his life and survives the elements to finally discover he has the courage and the wherewithal to extricate himself by any means necessary, scale a 65 foot wall and hike over eight miles before he is finally rescued. Throughout his journey, Ralston recalls friends, lovers (Clémence Poésy), family, and the two hikers (Amber Tamblyn and Kate Mara) he met before his accident. Will they be the last two people he ever had the chance to meet? A visceral, thrilling story that will take an audience on a never before experienced journey and prove what we can do when we choose life.

2 Fast 2 Furious

Starring Cole Hauser, Paul Walker, Tyrese and Eva Mendes.
Paul Walker is back in action in the year's most eagerly awaited extreme-action sequel! Now an ex-cop, outlaw racer Brian O'Conner teams with his ex-con, speed-demon buddy (Tyrese) in a bid to clear both their reputations. Hooking up with a sultry undercover agent (Eva Mendes), O'Conner plunges into an adrenaline-pumped race to bring down a ruthless crime kingpin amid Miami's intro-fuelled street-racing scene.

The Adjustment Bureau (Der Plan)

Starring Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Anthony Mackie, John Slattery, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Michael Kelly and Terence Stamp.
On the brink of winning a seat in the U.S. Senate, ambitious politician David Norris (Matt Damon) meets beautiful contemporary ballet dancer Elise Sellas (Emily Blunt) - a woman like none he's ever known. But just as he realizes he's falling for her, mysterious men conspire to keep the two apart. David learns he is up against the agents of Fate itself - the men of The Adjustment Bureau - who will do everything in their considerable power to prevent David and Elise from being together. In the face of overwhelming odds, he must either let her go and accept a predetermined path... or risk everything to defy Fate and be with her.


Starring Christina Ricci, Justin Long and Liam Neeson.
After a horrific car accident, Anna (Christina Ricci) wakes up to find the local funeral director Eliot Deacon (Liam Neeson) preparing her body for her funeral. Confused, terrified, and feeling still very much alive, Anna doesn't believe she's dead, despite the funeral director's reassurances that she is merely in transition to the afterlife. Eliot convinces her he has the ability to communicate with the dead and is the only one who can help her. Trapped inside the funeral home, with nobody to turn to except Eliot, Anna is forced to face her deepest fears and accept her own death. But Anna's grief-stricken boyfriend Paul (Justin Long) still can't shake the nagging suspicion that Eliot isnt what he appears to be. As the funeral nears, Paul gets closer to unlocking the disturbing truth, but it could be too late; Anna may have already begun to cross over to the other side.

The American

Starring George Clooney, Thekla Reuten, Paolo Bonacelli and Violante Placido.
As an assassin, Jack (George Clooney) is constantly on the move and always alone. After a job in Sweden ends more harshly than expected for this American abroad, Jack retreats to the Italian countryside. He relishes being away from death for a spell as he holes up in a small medieval town. While there, Jack takes an assignment to construct a weapon for a mysterious contact, Mathilde (Thekla Reuten). Savoring the peaceful quietude he finds in the mountains of Abruzzo, Jack accepts the friendship of local priest Father Benedetto (Paolo Bonacelli) and pursues a torrid liaison with a beautiful woman, Clara (Violante Placido). Jack and Clara's time together evolves into a romance, one seemingly free of danger. But by stepping out of the shadows, Jack may be tempting fate.

Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son

Starring Martin Lawrence, Brandon T. Jackson, Portia Doubleday, Jessica Lucas, Max Casella, Faizon Love and Ana Ortiz.
FBI agent Malcolm Turner (Martin Lawrence) and his 17-year-old son, Trent (Brandon T. Jackson), go undercover at an all-girls performing arts school after Trent witnesses a murder. Posing as Big Momma and Charmaine, they must find the murderer before he finds them.


Starring Tobey Maguire, Jake Gyllenhaal, Natalie Portman, Sam Shepard and Clifton Collins, Jr.
Jim Sheridan's film, adapted from Susanne Bier's 2004 movie, concerns Captain Sam Cahill (Tobey Maguire), a Marine who receives orders to ship out for yet another tour of duty in Afghanistan. But before he leaves his supportive wife, Grace (Natalie Portman), and his two elementary-school-age daughters, Sam picks up his black sheep brother, Tommy (Jake Gyllenhaal), who has finished a prison stretch for robbing a bank. While overseas, Sam's aircraft gets shot down and he's thought dead. Back home, irresponsible Tommy gets his act together in order to be an anchor for Grace and the girls, and the two grow emotionally -- though not physically -- close. As the family finally begins to make peace with their grief, soldiers rescue POW Sam and he returns home. Sam's experiences overseas have caused him such emotional turmoil, he has a difficult time adjusting to civilian life, and soon his fear and paranoia manifest themselves in the form of jealousy for his brother's relationship with his wife.


Starring Dwayne Johnson, Billy Bob Thornton, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Carla Gugino, Maggie Grace and Moon Bloodgood.
After 10 years in prison, Driver (Dwayne Johnson) has a singular focus - to avenge the murder of his brother during the botched bank robbery that led to his imprisonment. Now a free man with a deadly to-do list in hand, he's finally on his mission... but with two men on his trail - a veteran cop (Billy Bob Thornton) just days from retirement, and a young egocentric hitman (Oliver Jackson-Cohen) with a flair for the art of killing and a newfound worthy opponent. The hunter is also the hunted. It's a do-or-die race to the list's finish as the mystery surrounding his brother's murder deepens, and new details emerge along the way hinting that Driver's list may be incomplete.

Gulliver’s Travels

Starring Emily Blunt, Jason Segel, Jack Black, Amanda Peet, Billy Connolly, T.J. Miller, Romany Malco and Chris O'Dowd.
A bigscreen adaptation of "Gulliver's Travels," with Jack Black taking on the title role of Lemuel Gulliver, a free-spirited travel writer who, on an assignment to the Bermuda Triangle, suddenly finds himself a giant among men when he washes ashore on the hidden island of Liliput, home to a population of industrious, yet tiny, people.

Hall Pass (Alles erlaubt - Eine Woche ohne Regeln)

Starring Owen Wilson, Jason Sudeikis, Jenna Fischer, Christina Applegate, Nicky Whelan, Richard Jenkins, Stephen Merchant, Larry Joe Campbell, Bruce Thomas, Tyler Hoechlin, Derek Waters and Alexandra Daddario.
When two men who've been married for years - Rick (Owen Wilson) and Fred (Jason Sudeikis) - begin to show signs of restlessness at home, their wives (Jenna Fischer, Christina Applegate) decide to grant them one week of freedom to do whatever they want with no questions asked. At first, best friends Rick and Fred think they've been granted a dream come true. But is living the single life all that they remember it to be?


Starring James Marsden, Russell Brand, Kaley Cuoco, Hank Azaria, Gary Cole, Elizabeth Perkins, David Hasselhoff, Chelsea Handler and Hugh Laurie.
Blending state-of-the-art animation with live action, HOP tells the comic tale of Fred (James Marsden), an out-of-work slacker who accidentally injures the Easter Bunny (voiced by Russell Brand) and must take him in as he recovers. As Fred struggles with the world's worst houseguest, both will learn what it takes to finally grow up.

I Am Number Four (Ich bin Nummer Vier)

Starring Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Olyphant, Teresa Palmer, Dianna Agron, Callan McAuliffe and Kevin Durand.
Three are dead. Who is Number Four? John Smith (Alex Pettyfer) is a fugitive on the run from ruthless enemies sent to destroy him. Changing his identity, moving from town to town with his guardian Henri (Timothy Olyphant), John is always the new kid with no ties to his past. In the small Ohio town he now calls home, John encounters unexpected, life-changing events - his first love (Dianna Agron), powerful new abilities and a connection to the others who share his incredible destiny.

Just Go With It (Meine erfundene Frau)

Starring Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Nick Swardson, Brooklyn Decker, Dave Matthews, Bailee Madison, Kevin Nealon, Griffin Gluck and Nicole Kidman.
A plastic surgeon (Adam Sandler) who's romancing a much younger schoolteacher enlists his loyal assistant (Jennifer Aniston) to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone heads off for a weekend in Hawaii that will change all of their lives.


Mit Til Schweiger, Emma Tiger Schweiger, Jasmin Gerat, Samuel Finzi und Meret Becker.
Seit Drehbuchautor Henry (Til Schweiger) sich von seiner Freundin getrennt hat, kriegt er nichts mehr auf die Reihe. Und dann sitzt auch noch eines Tages die achtjährige Magdalena (Emma Schweiger) vor seiner Tür, das Ergebnis eines One Night Stands. Henry soll ein paar Wochen auf sie aufpassen. Zunächst sträubt er sich, aber allmählich kitzelt die schlagfertige Kleine den weichen Kern aus dem Vorzeige-Macho.


Starring Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Jason Bateman, Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Blythe Danner, Joe Lo Truglio, John Carroll Lynch, Jane Lynch, David Koechner, Sigourney Weaver and Seth Rogen.
For the past 60 years, an alien named Paul (voiced by Seth Rogen) has been hanging out at a top-secret military base. For reasons unknown, the space-traveling smart ass decides to escape the compound and hop on the first vehicle out of town - a rented RV containing Earthlings Graeme Willy (Simon Pegg) and Clive Collings (Nick Frost). Chased by federal agents and the fanatical father of a young woman that they accidentally kidnap, Graeme and Clive hatch a fumbling escape plan to return Paul to his mother ship. And as two nerds struggle to help, one little green man might just take his fellow outcasts from misfits to intergalactic heroes.

The Resident

Starring Hilary Swank, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Lee Pace, Christopher Lee and Aunjanue Ellis.
After separating from her husband, beautiful young doctor Juliet (Hilary Swank) begins a new life in Brooklyn. Her stunning, spacious loft apartment seems too good to be true, and when mysterious occurrences lead her to believe she's not alone, Juliet discovers the unthinkable... someone is watching.

The Roommate

Starring Leighton Meester, Minka Kelly, Cam Gigandet, Aly Michalka, Danneel Harris, Frances Fisher and Billy Zane.
A mentally unbalanced college freshman (Leighton Meester) becomes obsessed with her new roommate (Minka Kelly).

Sniper: Reloaded

Starring Chad Michael Collins, Billy Zane, Conrad Kemp and Richard Sammel.
His team ambushed by a sniper during a UN peacekeeping mission, a Marine sergeant teams up with the expert sniper who trained his father to get the take out the ruthless triggerman and settle the score. Marine Sgt. Brandon Beckett (Chad Michael Collins) is the son of legendary sniper Thomas Beckett, one of the best marksmen the military has ever known. When fighting breaks out in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Beckett and his team are ordered to rescue a European farmer whose land has been overrun by rebels. No sooner has the team arrived, however, than they are ambushed by a stealth shooter who nearly kills them all. The only one left standing is Beckett. Badly wounded but thirsty for revenge, Beckett calls in a favor from sniper instructor Richard Miller (Billy Zane), the man who taught his father everything he knows. Later, as the elusive killer returns to finish the job, Beckett and Miller take aim, and prepare for the fight of their lives.

Sucker Punch

Starring Emily Browning, Abbie Cornish, Jena Malone, Vanessa Hudgens, Jamie Chung, Carla Gugino, Oscar Isaac, Jon Hamm and Scott Glenn.
A young girl who's been sent to a mental institution by her evil stepfather creates a dream world to escape from her dark reality. Her adventures blur the lines between what's real and what is imaginary... with potentially tragic consequences.