Sky Select

May 18 to May 25




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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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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Beyond

Starring Julian Morris, Jon Voight, Teri Polo, Dermot Mulroney and Brett Baker.
Detective John Koski (Jon Voight) is on the trail of a missing girl. The Chief Of Police's granddaughter has been kidnapped and time is running out to save her. In desperation Koski teams up with a television psychic who has had visions of the girl.

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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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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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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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Eine ganz heiße Nummer

Mit Bettina Mittendorfer, Gisela Schneeberger, Rosalie Thomass, Monika Gruber und Sigi Zimmerschied.
Ein kleines, erzkatholisches Dorf im Bayerischen Wald: Als der einzige Lebensmittelladen dicht macht, stehen die Verkäuferinnen Maria (Bettina Mittendorfer), Waltraud (Gisela Schneeberger) und Lena (Rosalie Thomass) vor dem Nichts. Da kommt ihnen eine Idee: Die drei gründen eine Telefonsex-Hotline, aus Maria, Waltraud und Lena werden Maja, Sarah und Lolita. Die "heiße Nummer" erfreut sich bald großer Beliebtheit. Mit ungeahnten Folgen.

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The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (Verblendung)

Starring Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Peter Haber, Lena Endre and Marika Lagercrantz.
A discredited journalist and a mysterious computer hacker discover that even the wealthiest families have skeletons in their closets while working to solve the mystery of a 40-year-old murder. Inspired by late author Stieg Larsson's successful trilogy of books, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo gets under way as Mikael Blomkvist and Lisbeth Salander are briefed in the disappearance of Harriet Vanger, whose uncle suspects she may have been killed by a member of their own family. The deeper Mikael and Lisbeth dig for the truth, however, the greater the risk of being buried alive by members of the family who will go to great lengths to keep their secrets tightly sealed.

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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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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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Intruders

Starring Clive Owen, Carice van Houten, Daniel Brühl, Ella Purnell, Kerry Fox, Pilar López de Ayala, Lolita Chakrabarti and Mark Wingett.
From visionary filmmaker Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (28 Weeks Later, the upcoming Highlander reboot), Intruders is the chilling story of two children living in different countries, each visited nightly by a faceless being who wants to take possession of them.

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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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The Muppets

Starring Jason Segel, Amy Adams, Chris Cooper, Rashida Jones and Ricky Gervais.
While on vacation in Los Angeles, Walter, the world's biggest Muppet fan, and his friends Gary (Jason Segel) and Mary (Amy Adams) from Smalltown, USA, discover that oilman Tex Richman (Chris Cooper) plans to raze the Muppet Theater so he can drill for the oil recently discovered beneath the Muppets' former stomping grounds. To raise the $10 million needed to save the theater, Walter, Mary and Gary stage The Greatest Muppet Telethon Ever and help Kermit reunite the Muppets, who have all gone their separate ways: Fozzie now performs with a Reno casino tribute band called the Moopets, Miss Piggy is a plus-size fashion editor at Vogue Paris, Animal is in a Santa Barbara clinic for anger management, and Gonzo is a high-powered plumbing magnate.

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New Year's Eve (Happy New Year)

Starring Halle Berry, Jessica Biel, Jon Bon Jovi, Abigail Breslin, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Robert De Niro, Josh Duhamel, Zac Efron, Hector Elizondo, Katherine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher, Seth Meyers, Lea Michele, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michelle Pfeiffer and Hilary Swank.
On the most dazzling night of the year in New York City, the love stories of several people (Halle Berry, Jon Bon Jovi, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Katherine Heigl, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hilary Swank and Sofia Vergara) intertwine, including a couple stuck in an elevator (Ashton Kutcher, Lea Michele); a man (Josh Duhamel) who wants to meet up again with an extraordinary girl he met for the first time last year; a teenager (Abigail Breslin) who wants to establish her independence by going to Times Square for the celebration, a pregnant woman (Jessica Biel) about to give birth and a young man (Zac Efron) who helps a woman's resolutions come true.

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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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Rubbeldiekatz

Mit Matthias Schweighöfer, Alexandra Maria Lara, Detlev Buck, Max von Thun und Maximilian Brückner.
Um an eine Rolle in einem Hollywood-Film, der gerade in Berlin gedreht wird, zu kommen, ist dem erfolglosen Schauspieler Alexander (Matthias Schweighöfer) jedes Mittel recht. Er verkleidet sich sogar als Frau - und bekommt prompt den Part als lesbische Geliebte der Hauptdarstellerin (Alexandra Maria Lara). Mit der war Alexander aber eben erst im Bett und ist nun heimlich in sie verliebt. Das sorgt für jede Menge Chaos.

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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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Something Borrowed (Fremd Fischen)

Starring Kate Hudson, Ginnifer Goodwin, John Krasinksi, Colin Egglesfield, Steve Howey and Ashley Williams.
Rachel (Ginnifer Goodwin) is a talented attorney at a top New York law firm, a generous and loyal friend and, unhappily, still single... as her engaged best friend Darcy (Kate Hudson) is constantly reminding her. But after one drink too many at her 30th birthday party, perpetual good girl Rachel unexpectedly ends up in bed with the guy she's had a crush on since law school, Dex (Colin Egglesfield)... who just happens to be Darcy's fiancé. When Rachel and Darcy's lifelong friendship collides with true love, it leads to unexpected complications and potentially explosive romantic revelations. Meanwhile, Ethan (John Krasinski), who has been Rachel's constant confidante and sometimes conscience, has been harboring a secret of his own, and Marcus (Steve Howey), an irrepressible womanizer, can't keep his mind out of the gutter or his hands off any girl within reach.

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Straw Dogs

Starring James Marsden, Kate Bosworth, Alexander Skarsgård, Dominic Purcell, Laz Alonso, Willa Holland and James Woods.
David and Amy Sumner (James Marsden and Kate Bosworth), a Hollywood screenwriter and his actress wife, return to her small hometown in the deep South to prepare the family home for sale after her father's death. Once there, tensions build in their marriage and old conflicts re-emerge with the locals, including Amy's ex-boyfriend Charlie (Alexander Skarsgård), leading to a violent confrontation.

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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.