Sky Select

May 4 to May 11





The Adventures Of Tintin

Starring Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Gad Elmaleh, Toby Jones and Mackenzie Crook.
Intrepid young reporter Tintin (Jamie Bell) and his loyal dog Snowy are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine (Daniel Craig) suspects him of stealing a priceless treasure. Tintin and Snowy, with the help of salty, cantankerous Captain Haddock (Andy Serkis), and bumbling detectives Thompson & Thomson, travel half the world, one step ahead of their enemies as Tintin endeavors to find The Unicorn, a sunken ship that may hold a vast fortune, but also an ancient curse.

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Alvin And The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

Starring Jason Lee, David Cross, Jenny Slate, Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney, Amy Poehler, Anna Faris and Christina Applegate.
The vacationing Chipmunks and Chipettes are turning a luxury cruise liner into their personal playground, until they become 'chipwrecked' on a remote island. As the 'Munks and Chipettes try various schemes to find their way home, they accidentally discover their new turf is not as deserted as it seems.

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Another Earth

Starring Brit Marling, William Mapother, Jordan Baker, Flint Beverage and Robin Taylor.
Rhoda Williams (Brit Marling), a bright young woman accepted into MIT's astrophysics program, aspires to explore the cosmos. A brilliant composer, John Burroughs (William Mapother), has just reached the pinnacle of his profession and is about to have a second child with his loving wife. On the eve of the discovery of a duplicate Earth, tragedy strikes and the lives of these strangers become irrevocably intertwined. Estranged from the world and the selves they once knew, the two outsiders begin an unlikely love affair and reawaken to life. But when one is presented with the chance of a lifetime opportunity to travel to the other Earth and embrace an alternative reality, which new life will they choose?

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Attack The Block

Starring Jodie Whittaker, John Boyega, Alex Esmail, Franz Drameh, Leeon Jones, Simon Howard, Luke Treadaway, Jumayn Hunter and Nick Frost.
Fast, funny, frightening action adventure movie that pits a teen gang against an invasion of savage alien monsters. It turns a London housing estate into a sci-fi playground. A tower block into a fortress under siege. And teenage street kids into heroes.

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Blitz

Starring Jason Statham, David Morrissey, Luke Evans, Aidan Gillen and Paddy Considine.
A tough cop is dispatched to take down a serial killer who has been targeting police officers.

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The Change-Up (Wie ausgewechselt)

Starring Ryan Reynolds, Jason Bateman, Leslie Mann, Olivia Wilde and Alan Arkin.
Growing up together, Mitch (Ryan Reynolds) and Dave (Jason Bateman) were inseparable best friends, but as the years have passed they've slowly drifted apart. While Dave is an overworked lawyer, husband and father of three, Mitch has remained a single, quasi-employed man-child who has never met a responsibility he liked. To Mitch, Dave has it all: beautiful wife Jamie (Leslie Mann), kids who adore him and a high-paying job at a prestigious law firm. To Dave, living Mitch's stress free life without obligation or consequence would be a dream come true. Following a drunken night out together, Mitch and Dave's worlds are turned upside down when they wake up in each other's bodies and proceed to freak the $!*! out. Despite the freedom from their normal routines and habits, the guys soon discover that each other's lives are nowhere near as rosy as they once seemed. Further complicating matters are Dave's sexy legal associate, Sabrina (Olivia Wilde), and Mitch's estranged father (Alan Arkin). With time not on their side, Mitch and Dave comically struggle to avoid completely destroying each other's lives before they can find a way to get their old ones back.

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The Darkest Hour

Starring Emile Hirsch, Olivia Thirlby, Max Minghella, Rachael Taylor and Joel Kinnaman.
Five young people find themselves stranded in Moscow, fighting to survive in the wake of a devastating alien attack.

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Dolphin Tale (Mein Freund, der Delfin)

Starring Harry Connick Jr., Ashley Judd, Nathan Gamble, Kris Kristofferson, Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Morgan Freeman and Austin Stowell.
The true story of a courageous dolphin named Winter who was discovered trapped in a net and the compassionate people who banded together to save her life.

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The Double

Starring Topher Grace, Stephen Moyer, Martin Sheen, Richard Gere and Christopher Marquette.
A retired CIA operative and a young FBI agent team up to find out who murdered a senator.

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Happy Feet Two

Starring Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Hank Azaria, Alecia Moore (P!nk), Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Sofia Vergara, Common , Hugo Weaving and Anthony LaPaglia.
Mumble (Elijah Wood), the tap-dancing penguin, and Gloria (Alecia Moore {P!nk}), the love of his life, have a tiny son, Erik (EG Daily), who's reluctant to dance. He runs away and meets The Mighty Sven - a penguin who can fly! Sadly, Mumble realizes he can't compete with his son's new role model. But new dangers are threatening the penguin nation, and Erik finds out just what his father's made of when Mumble brings not only the penguins together and gets them working - and dancing - but also creatures such as the tiny Krill and the giant Elephant Seals in an effort to save their home and way of life.

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Horrible Bosses (Kill The Boss)

Starring Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Colin Farrell, Kevin Spacey, Donald Sutherland, Jamie Foxx and Julie Bowen.
For Nick (Jason Bateman), Kurt (Jason Sudeikis) and Dale (Charlie Day), the only thing that would make the daily grind more tolerable would be to grind their intolerable bosses (Kevin Spacey, Colin Farrell, Jennifer Aniston) into dust. Quitting is not an option, so, with the benefit of a few-too-many drinks and some dubious advice from a hustling ex-con (Jamie Foxx), the three friends devise a convoluted and seemingly foolproof plan to rid themselves of their respective employers... permanently. There's only one problem: even the best laid plans are only as foolproof as the brains behind them.

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Hostel: Part III

Starring Thomas Kretschmann, Zulay Henao and Kip Pardue.
Four friends are enticed to attend a private party way off the bustling Las Vegas strip and wind up becoming pawns in a perverse, deadly game of torture.

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The Ides Of March

Starring Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, Marisa Tomei, Jeffrey Wright, Evan Rachel Wood and Max Minghella.
A young press spokesman (Ryan Gosling) falls prey to backroom politics, the treacherous manipulations of veteran operatives and seduction by a young intern (Evan Rachel Wood) while working for a Governor Morris (George Clooney), a candidate running in the presidential primary race for the Democratic Party ticket.

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In Time

Starring Justin Timberlake, Amanda Seyfried, Alex Pettyfer, Olivia Wilde, Cillian Murphy, Vincent Kartheiser, Johnny Galecki and Matthew Bomer.
In the near future, scientists have been able to switch off the gene that makes people age. However, this causes overpopulation, so everyone has to use their time as a currency - a means to pay for luxuries and necessities. The rich can live forever, while the rest try to negotiate for their immortality. A poor young man comes into a fortune of time, although too late to keep his mother from dying. He ends up on the run from a corrupt police force known as "time keepers."

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Ironclad

Starring Paul Giamatti, Brian Cox, Kate Mara, James Purefoy, Jason Flemyng and Derek Jacobi.
Paul Giamatti stars as King John in this epic historical adventure detailing the siege of Rochester Castle in the year 1215. Forced under duress to sign the Magna Carta, an enraged King John assembles a rogue army and fights to take back England by force. As the king sets his sights on London, the only thing standing between him and total victory is Rochester, where the brave Baron Albany (Brian Cox) prepares to fight back until the cavalry arrives. Chief among Baron Albany's small yet determined rebel army is a Templar Knight (James Purefoy) still haunted by his reprehensible actions during the Crusades and wracked with love for Reginald de Cornhill's (Derek Jacobi) ravishing, neglected wife, Isabel (Kate Mara). Later, as the king's army approaches, ruthless mercenary Beckett (Jason Flemyng) and young soldier Guy (Aneurin Barnard) vow to fight alongside Baron Albany to the death.

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Johnny English Reborn

Starring Rowan Atkinson, Gillian Anderson, Dominic West, Rosamund Pike and Daniel Kaluuya.
In the years since MI-7's top spy vanished off the grid, he has been honing his unique skills in a remote region of Asia. But when his agency superiors learn of an attempt against the Chinese premier's life, they must hunt down the highly unorthodox agent. Now that the world needs him once again, Johnny English (Rowan Atkinson) is back in action. With one shot at redemption, he must employ the latest in hi-tech gadgets to unravel a web of conspiracy that runs throughout the KGB, CIA and even MI-7. With mere days until a heads of state conference, one man must use every trick in his playbook to protect us all. For Johnny English, disaster may be an option, but failure never is.

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Monte Carlo (Plötzlich Star)

Starring Selena Gomez, Leighton Meester, Katie Cassidy, David Michôd and Andie MacDowell.
A young woman, her uptight stepsister and her best friend use their savings for a long anticipated dream trip to Paris, which turns out to be a big disappointment. When they decide to take a break from their lousy tour and duck into the lobby of a 5-star hotel, one of them is mistaken for a spoiled British heiress. Before they get the chance to reveal their true identities they are wrapped up in a whirlwind of paparazzi, private planes, couture gowns, storybook romances, and a vacation in Monte Carlo.

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Paranormal Activity 3

Starring Katie Featherston, Sprague Grayden, Lauren Bittner, Christopher Nicholas Smith, Chloe Csengery, Jessica Tyler Brown, Dustin Ingram and Brian Boland.
In 1988, young sisters Katie (Katie Featherston) and Kristi (Sprague Grayden) befriend an invisible entity who resides in their home.

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Puss In Boots (Der gestiefelte Kater)

Starring Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis, Billy Bob Thornton, Amy Sedaris, Constance Marie and Guillermo del Toro.
One of the most beloved characters of the Shrek Universe - tells the hilarious and courageous (daring, bold, brave) tale of Puss’ (Antonio Banderas) early adventures as he teams with mastermind Humpty Dumpty (Zach Galifianakis) and the street-savvy Kitty (Salma Hayek) to steal the famed Goose that lays the Golden Eggs.

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Real Steel

Starring Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Evangeline Lilly, Anthony Mackie and Kevin Durand.
A gritty, white-knuckle, action ride set in the near-future, where the sport of boxing has gone hi-tech. Charlie Kenton (Hugh Jackman) is a washed-up fighter who lost his chance at a title when 2000-pound, 8-foot-tall steel robots took over the ring. Now nothing but a small-time promoter, Charlie earns just enough money piecing together low-end bots from scrap metal to get from one underground boxing venue to the next. When Charlie hits rock bottom, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max (Dakota Goyo) to build and train a championship contender. As the stakes in the brutal, no-holds-barred arena are raised, Charlie and Max, against all odds, get one last shot at a comeback.

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Retreat

Starring Cillian Murphy, Jamie Bell, Thandie Newton and Jimmy Yuill.
When a young couple (Cillian Murphy, Thandie Newton) decide to take a vacation in the wilderness, a secluded cabin located far from the reaches of civilization seems like the perfect location. But things turn sour when a crazed, injured soldier shows up at their door, claiming that a virus is sweeping through a nearby city and is headed their way. With no access to the outside world, there's no way to know if the man is telling the truth, and whether he's motivated by a real plague, by insanity, or by something even darker.

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Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (Planet der Affen: Prevolution)

Starring James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Brian Cox, Tom Felton and Andy Serkis.
Will Rodman (James Franco), a scientist at Gen-Sys, is trying to find a cure for Alzheimer's. When a baby chimp at the lab is orphaned, he takes him home and raises him, but this single act of both compassion and arrogance leads to a war unlike any other ... and to the Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes.

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Sherlock Holmes

Starring Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, Eddie Marsan and Kelly Reilly.
Sherlock Holmes (Robert Downey Jr.) has made his reputation finding the truth at the heart of the most complex mysteries. With the aid of Dr. John Watson (Jude Law), his trusted ally, the renowned "consulting detective" is unequaled in his pursuit of criminals of every stripe, whether relying on his singular powers of observation, his remarkable deductive skills, or the blunt force of his fists. But now a storm is gathering over London, a threat unlike anything that Holmes has ever confronted - and just the challenge he's looking for. After a string of brutal, ritualistic murders, Holmes and Watson arrive just in time to save the latest victim and uncover the killer: the unrepentant Lord Blackwood (Mark Strong). As he approaches his scheduled hanging, Blackwood - who has terrorized inmates and jailers alike with his seeming connection to dark and powerful forces - warns Holmes that death has no power over him and, in fact, his execution plays right into Blackwood's plans. And when, by all indications, Blackwood makes good on his promise, his apparent resurrection panics London and confounds Scotland Yard. But to Holmes, the game is afoot. Racing to stop Blackwood's deadly plot, Holmes and Watson plunge into a world of the dark arts and startling new technologies, where logic is sometimes the best crimefighting weapon - but where a good right hook will often do the job.

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The Thing

Starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen and Eric Christian Olsen.
Paleontologist Kate Lloyd (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) has traveled to the desolate region of Antarctica for the expedition of her lifetime. Joining a Norwegian scientific team that has stumbled across an extraterrestrial ship buried in the ice, she discovers an organism that seems to have died in the crash eons ago. But it is about to wake up. When a simple experiment frees the alien from its frozen prison, Kate must join the crew's pilot, Carter (Joel Edgerton), to keep it from killing them off one at a time. And in this vast, intense land, a parasite that can mimic anything it touches will pit human against human as it tries to survive and flourish.

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What A Man

Mit Matthias Schweighöfer, Sibel Kekilli, Mavie Hörbiger, Elyas M'Barek und Milan Peschel.
Grundschullehrer Alex (Matthias Schweighöfer) ist 30, trägt am liebsten Sakko und ist immer nett. Als er seine Liebste eines Tages aus dem Krankenhaus abholen muss, erfährt er von Blessuren, die sie sich bei Liebesspielen zugezogen hat. Schon seit Wochen betrügt ihn das Biest mit Nachbar Jens (Thomas Kretschmann). Schwer geknickt will Alex nur noch eines: ein richtiger Mann werden. Sein Kumpel Okke (Elyas M'Barek) soll aus dem Weichei einen Supermacho machen