Sky Select

May 11 to May 18





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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A Lonely Place To Die

Starring Melissa George, Ed Speleers, Eamonn Walker, Sean Harris, Alec Newman, Karel Roden and Kate Magowan.
A group of five mountaineers are hiking and climbing in the Scottish Highlands when they discover a young Serbian girl buried in a small chamber in the wilderness. They become caught up in a terrifying game of cat and mouse with the kidnappers as they try to get the girl to safety.

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Anonymous

Starring Rhys Ifans, Vanessa Redgrave, Joely Richardson, David Thewlis, Xavier Samuel, Sebastian Armesto, Rafe Spall, Edward Hogg, Jamie Campbell Bower and Derek Jacobi.
Set in the political snake-pit of Elizabethan England, ANONYMOUS speculates on an issue that has for centuries intrigued academics and brilliant minds such as Mark Twain, Charles Dickens, and Sigmund Freud, namely: who actually created the body of work credited to William Shakespeare? Experts have debated, books have been written, and scholars have devoted their lives to protecting or debunking theories surrounding the authorship of the most renowned works in English literature. ANONYMOUS poses one possible answer, focusing on a time when scandalous political intrigue, illicit romances in the Royal Court, and the schemes of greedy nobles lusting for the power of the throne were brought to light in the most unlikely of places: the London stage.

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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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Conan The Barbarian

Starring Jason Momoa, Stephen Lang, Rachel Nichols, Ron Perlman, Rose McGowan, Bob Sapp and Leo Howard.
A quest that begins as a personal vendetta for the fierce Cimmerian warrior soon turns into an epic battle against hulking rivals, horrific monsters, and impossible odds, as Conan realizes he is the only hope of saving the great nations of Hyboria from an encroaching reign of supernatural evil.

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Crazy, Stupid, Love

Starring Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone, John Carroll Lynch, Marisa Tomei, Kevin Bacon, Jonah Bobo, Analeigh Tiptop and Josh Groban.
Cal Weaver (Steve Carell), married to his high school sweetheart, Emily (Julianne Moore), believes his life is perfect. He likes his job, he owns a house and has great kids. All that changes when he finds out Emily is having an affair and wants a divorce. Cal, who hasn't dated in years, doesn't know what to do. One night as he's drowning his sorrows at a local bar, he meets a handsome, thirty-something Jacob (Ryan Gosling), who opens Cal's eyes to the many options before him. Meanwhile, his 13-year-old son, Robbie, is crazy about his 17-year-old babysitter, Jessica, who has a crush on Cal. And even when Cal gets comfortable with his new lifestyle, meeting new women and sporting new styles, he realizes he misses his old way of life with his wife and family.

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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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The Divide

Starring Lauren German, Michael Biehn, Milo Ventimiglia, Courtney B. Vance, Michael Eklund, Ashton Holmes and Rosanna Arquette.
Though they're all strangers, nine tenants in a New York high rise apartment hide out together in the building's basement to escape a nuclear attack. After days in the bunker-like area without any daylight and with their supplies running out, members of the group begin to physically turn on each other, comitting depraved psychosexual acts of torment.

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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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Final Destination 5

Starring Nicholas D'Agosto, Emma Bell, Miles Fisher, Ellen Wroe, Jacqueline MacInnes Wood, P.J. Byrne, Arlen Escarpeta, David Koechner, Courtney B. Vance, Tony Todd and Brent Stait.
Death is just as omnipresent as ever, and is unleashed after one man's premonition saves a group of coworkers from a terrifying suspension bridge collapse. But this group of unsuspecting souls was never supposed to survive, and, in a terrifying race against time, the ill-fated group frantically tries to discover a way to escape Death's sinister agenda.

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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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The Help

Starring Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Allison Janney, Chris Lowell, Sissy Spacek, Octavia Spencer, Emma Stone, Cicely Tyson and Mike Vogel.
Based on one of the most talked about books in years and a #1 New York Times best-selling phenomenon, The Help focuses on three very different, extraordinary women in Mississippi during the 1960s, who build an unlikely friendship around a secret writing project that breaks societal rules and puts them all at risk. From their improbable alliance a remarkable sisterhood emerges, instilling all of them with the courage to transcend the lines that define them, and the realization that sometimes those lines are made to be crossed - even if it means bringing everyone in town face-to-face with the changing times.

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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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I Don't Know How She Does It (Der ganz normale Wahnsinn - Working Mum

Starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Pierce Brosnan, Olivia Munn, Greg Kinnear and Kelsey Grammer.
Kate Reddy (Sarah Jessica Parker) devotes her days to her job with a Boston-based financial management firm. At night she goes home to her adoring, recently-downsized architect husband Richard (Greg Kinnear) and their two young children. It's a non-stop balancing act, the same one that Kate's acerbic best friend and fellow working mother Allison (Christina Hendricks) performs on a daily basis, and that Kate's super-brainy, child-phobic young junior associate Momo (Olivia Munn) fully intends to avoid. When Kate gets handed a major new account that will require frequent trips to New York, Richard also wins the new job he's been hoping for - and both will be spreading themselves even thinner. Complicating matters is Kate's charming new business associate Jack Abelhammer (Pierce Brosnan), who begins to prove an unexpected source of temptation.

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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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Männerherzen ... und die ganz, ganz große Liebe

Mit Florian David Fitz, Christian Ulmen, Justus von Dohnányi, Nadja Uhl und Til Schweiger.
Macho Jerome (Til Schweiger) ist zurück zu seinen Eltern aufs Land gezogen. Er steckt in einer Lebenskrise - bis er seiner großen Liebe begegnet. Niklas (Florian David Fritz) scheint seine dagegen verloren zu haben und schließt sich sogar einem irren Fanclub an, um sie zurückzugewinnen. Öko-Softie Phillip (Maxim Mehmet) wird Vater. Und Beziehungs-Rambo Roland (Wotan Wilke Möhring) hat unterdessen Angst, seinen Sohn zu verlieren.

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Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Starring Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Josh Holloway, Michael Nyqvist, Vladimir Mashkov, Léa Seydoux and Anil Kapoor.
When a terrorist bombing destroys the Kremlin while IMG agent Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) is carrying out a mission in Moscow, the IMF is implicated and shut down. The Russian government calls the attack "an undeclared act of war," which prompts the United States government to put in place a black operation called "Ghost Protocol". Hunt and his rogue new team (Jeremy Renner, Paula Patton and Simon Pegg) go undercover to locate who is connected to the Moscow bombing in an effort to clear the organization's name.

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One Day (Zwei an einem Tag)

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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Tower Heist (Aushilfsgangster)

Starring Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Casey Affleck, Alan Alda, Matthew Broderick, Téa Leoni, Michael Peña and Gabourey Sidibe.
Queens native Josh Kovacs (Stiller) has managed one of the most luxurious and well-secured residences in New York City for more than a decade. Under his watchful eye, nothing goes undetected. In the swankiest unit atop Josh's building, Wall Street titan Arthur Shaw (Alan Alda) is under house arrest after being caught stealing two billion from his investors. The hardest hit among those he defrauded? The tower staffers whose pensions he was entrusted to manage. With only days before Arthur gets away with the perfect crime, Josh's crew turns to petty crook Slide (Murphy) to plan the nearly impossible... to steal what they are sure is hidden in Arthur's guarded condo. Though amateurs, these rookie thieves know the building better than anyone. Turns out they've been casing the place for years, they just didn't know it.

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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.