Sky Select

October 4 to October 11



21 Jump Street

Starring Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Brie Larson, Dave Franco, Rob Riggle, Ice Cube, Johnny Depp, Holly Robinson Peete and Peter DeLuise.
When Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko(Channing Tatum) were in high school, Jenko was the popular guy who made fun of nerds like Schmidt. As the two go through the police academy, they embrace their differences and become friends. After failing an assignment as bicycle cops, they're sent undercover as teenagers to investigate a drug ring in a local high school. However, high school has changed and the two find themselves having very different experiences. Schmidt is thrilled to finally be considered popular. Jenko worries that his partner has gotten too close to the kids they're investigating ... that he's forgotten the reason they're at the high school in the first place.

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A Fantastic Fear Of Everything (Die fürchterliche Furcht vor dem Fürchterlichen)

Starring Simon Pegg, Clare Higgins, Amara Karan, Sheridan Smith, Kerry Shale, Jay Taylor, Mo Idriss and Tuyet Le.
Jack (Simon Pegg) is a children’s author turned crime novelist whose detailed research into the lives of Victorian serial killers has turned him into a paranoid wreck, persecuted by the irrational fear of being murdered. When Jack is thrown a life-line by his long-suffering agent and a mysterious Hollywood executive takes a sudden and inexplicable interest in his script, what should be his 'big break' rapidly turns into his 'big breakdown', as Jack is forced to confront his worst demons; among them his love life, his laundry and the origin of all fear.

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African Cats (Im Reich der Raubkatzen)

An epic true story set against the backdrop of one of the wildest places on Earth, African Cats captures the real-life love, humor and determination of the majestic kings of the savanna. The story features Mara, an endearing lion cub who strives to grow up with her mother’s strength, spirit and wisdom; Sita, a fearless cheetah and single mother of five mischievous newborns; and Fang, a proud leader of the pride who must defend his family from a once banished lion.

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The Avengers

Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Samuel L. Jackson and Cobie Smulders.
When the Tesseract, a cube of pure energy with the power to destroy the Earth, is stolen by the nefarious God of Mischief, Loki (Tom Hiddleston), S.H.I.E.L.D. leader Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) embarks on a daring recruitment effort spanning the globe to assemble a team of the world's most powerful superheroes to get it back. Captain America (Chris Evans), Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) and The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) are brought together to stop Loki. But unfortunately, it'll take more than just assembling them to save the world from the brink of destruction. First they'll have to learn to work together as a team, despite their individual struggles - like Captain America learning to adjust to life in the 21st century after being frozen for 70 years, Thor's internal conflict about going up against his evil brother, Loki, and Bruce Banner, who is trying to keep his raging alter ego under control.

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Battleship

Starring Liam Neeson, Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgård, Rihanna , Brooklyn Decker, Hamish Linklater, Tadanobu Asano and Josh Pence.
Based on Hasbro's classic naval combat game, an international Navy fleet becomes the planet's last line of defense when an alien species called The Regents attempts to invade Earth to build a power source in the ocean. Lieutenant Alex Hopper (Taylor Kitsch) is assigned to the ship USS John and winds up commanding the team responsible for repelling the invaders before it's too late. In the daunting mission, Hopper must also try to live up to the potential his brother Stone (Alexander Skarsgard) and his fiancée's father, Admiral Shane (Liam Neeson), expect of him.

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The Cold Light Of Day

Starring Henry Cavill, Bruce Willis, Sigourney Weaver, Joseph Mawle, Caroline Goodall, Oscar Jaenada and Rafi Gavron.
With the stress of running a start-up company on his shoulders, Will Shaw (Henry Cavill) is not exactly in the vacationing mood, especially when it means he'll have to spend time with his father Martin (Bruce Willis), with whom he's always had a very tense relationship. Nonetheless he packs the family up and they head to Spain. While on vacation with his family, Will discovers that his father is actually working as a CIA agent, one who's gotten himself into serious trouble. When the rest of his family disappears - kidnapped by the same shady people who are after his father - Will is thrust into a grand government conspiracy that puts all of their lives in danger. With the authorities framing him for murder and the Embassy refusing to offer any help, Will goes on the run, hoping to find his family, elude capture and find the object the kidnappers are after: an important briefcase, whose contents are unknown. Will must find the briefcase and exchange it for his family before he loses them all forever.

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The Courier

Starring Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Mickey Rourke and Til Schweiger.
Mark (Padraig O'Loingsigh) investigates the death of his pal Danny (Andrew Connolly) in this shadowy crime drama. Danny's sister Colette (Cait O'Riorden) convinces Mark that something went wrong that led to her brother's death. Mark soon discovers a link between the drug dealer Val (Gabriel Byrne) and the local detective McGuigan (Ian Bannen).

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Dark Shadows

Starring Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Helena Bonham Carter, Eva Green, Jonny Lee Miller, Chloë Grace Moretz, Jackie Earle Haley and Bella Heathcote.
In 1752, Barnabas Collins (Johnny Depp) was living the good life as a wealthy English playboy, master to Collinwood Manor. However, when he broke the heart of vindictive witch, Angelique (Eva Green), he was turned into a vampire and imprisoned in a tomb for nearly 200 years. When he's accidentally freed in 1972, he finds the world a much different place. His Maine manor is now in ruins and inhabited by his dysfunctional descendants, all harboring twisted family secrets. Can Collins adust to the times and his new family?

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The Devil's Double

Starring Dominic Cooper, Ludivine Sagnier, Philip Quast, Raad Rawi, Mimoun Oaissa, Khalid Laith, Dar Salim and Nasser Memarzia.
Raised in a wealthy household in Baghdad, Latif Yhia had Saddam Hussein's eldest son Uday as a classmate. Their resemblance was remarked upon. Years later Latif was summoned to Hussein's palace and ordered to be sadistic Uday's body double. When he refused, he was imprisoned and tortured. When his family was also threated, he decided to cooperate. After extensive training, Latif became Uday's double in 1987.

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The Dictator

Starring Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Faris, Ben Kingsley and Jason Mantzoukas.
Admiral General Shabazz Aladeen (Sacha Baron Cohen) is the fiercest dictator in all of North Africa, ruling the great Republic of Wadiya and risking his life to ensure that democracy never reaches the nation he so lovingly oppressed. However, he faces the ultimate culture clash when he decides to pay a visit to the United States. The film lifts actual newscasts from real-life world leaders and is inspired by the bestselling novel Zabibah and The King, written by former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.

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Gone

Starring Amanda Seyfried, Daniel Sunjata, Jennifer Carpenter, Sebastian Stan, Wes Bentley and Socratis Otto.
Jill (Amanda Seyfried) is convinced that the serial murderer who kidnapped her two years ago has returned and has taken her sister this time. She tries to get the authorities to help but without evidence, they don't believe her. With time running out, Jill decides she has to find her sister on her own even if it means coming face to face with her abductor.

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The Grey

Starring Liam Neeson, Frank Grillo, Dermot Mulroney, Dallas Roberts, Joe Anderson, Nonso Anozie and James Badge Dale.
A team working on an oil drilling station in the Arctic gets word that the company is flying them back to Anchorage for a break. Less than an hour into the flight, they fly into a blizzard and the plane goes down. The are only a handful of survivors, one of whom is Ottway (Liam Neeson), who wants nothing more but to get back home to the woman he loves. He takes charge and leads the men in an attempt to survive the bitter cold. They start a fire for warmth but soon notice they're surrounded by a pack of huge wolves, who are closing in on them.

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Hellraiser: Revelations

Starring Daniel Buran, Stephan Smith Collins, Steven Brand, Jolene Andersen, Nick Eversman and Jay Gillespie.
When two hard partying friends set Pinhead free during a road trip to Mexico, one tries to cheat damnation by trading bodies with an innocent. Meanwhile, the Cenobites seek penance by staking a claim on the souls of his friend's terrified family.

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The Iron Lady (Die Eiserne Lady)

Starring Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Anthony Head, Alexandra Roach and Roger Allam.
The story of Margaret Thatcher (Meryl Streep), who was the Prime Minister of Great Britain. The film opens with Thatcher, a widow in her 80s and goes back through her youth as the daughter of a grocer; her early interest in politics; her years at Oxford through to her 1959 entry into Parliament and the 2005 London terrorist attacks.

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John Carter

Starring Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, Samantha Morton, Mark Strong, Ciarán Hinds, Dominic West, James Purefoy, Daryl Sabara, Polly Walker and Willem Dafoe.
Former military captain John Carter (Taylor Kitsch) is inexplicably transported to Mars, where he becomes reluctantly embroiled in an epic conflict amongst the planet's inhabitants, including Tars Tarkas (Willem Dafoe) and the captivating Princess Dejah Thoris (Lynn Collins). In a world on the brink of collapse, Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes that the survival of Barsoom and its people lies in his hands.

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Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (Die Reise zur geheimnisvollen Insel)

Starring Dwayne Johnson, Michael Caine, Josh Hutcherson, Luis Guzmán, Vanessa Hudgens and Kristin Davis.
Sean (Josh Hutcherson) goes on a new journey when he receives a distress signal from an island where none is known to exist. Thinking it might be the "Mysterious Island" Jules Verne wrote about, and that the signal may have come from Sean's grandfather, the boy and his new stepdad (Dwayne Johnson) decide to travel halfway around the world to find the island, with the help of a helicopter pilot (Luis Guzman) and his daughter (Vanessa Hudgens).

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Like Crazy

Starring Anton Yelchin, Felicity Jones and Jennifer Lawrence.
When a British college student (Felicity Jones) falls for her American classmate (Anton Yelchin), they embark on a passionate and life-changing journey only to be separated when she violates the terms of her visa.

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Lockout

Starring Guy Pearce, Maggie Grace, Vincent Regan, Joseph Gilgun, Lennie James, Peter Stormare and Jacky Ido.
In return for his freedom, a falsely convicted ex-government agent (Guy Pearce) accepts a dangerous mission - to rescue the President's daughter (Maggie Grace), taken hostage by the rioting convicts at a maximum security prison in outer space.

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Men In Black 3

Starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Jemaine Clement, Michael Stuhlbarg, Alice Eve, Bill Hader, David Rasche, Emma Thompson and Nicole Scherzinger.
Agent J (Will Smith) and Agent K (Tommy Lee Jones) are assigned the task of monitoring extra-terrestrial activity on Earth. Things get strange when J can't find K, then finds out his friend has been dead for over 40 years. In an attempt to save young Agent K's (Josh Brolin) life, Agent J travels back in time to 1969 to stop his murder.

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The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Starring Hugh Grant, Martin Freeman, Imelda Staunton, David Tennant, Jeremy Piven, Salma Hayek, Lenny Henry, Brian Blessed, Anton Yelchin, Brendan Gleeson, Ashley Jensen, Al Roker, Mike Cooper and David Schneider.
Hugh Grant stars in his first animated role as the luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain - a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat less-than-successful, terror of the High Seas. With a rag-tag crew at his side (Martin Freeman, Brendan Gleeson, Russell Tovey, and Ashley Jensen), and seemingly blind to the impossible odds stacked against him, the Captain has one dream: to beat his bitter rivals Black Bellamy (Jeremy Piven) and Cutlass Liz (Salma Hayek) to the much coveted Pirate Of The Year Award. It's a quest that takes our heroes from the shores of exotic Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. Along the way they battle a diabolical queen (Imelda Staunton) and team up with a haplessly smitten young scientist (David Tennant), but never lose sight of what a pirate loves best: adventure!

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Project X

Starring Thomas Mann, Jonathan Daniel Brown, Oliver Cooper, Dax Flame, Miles Teller, Kirby Bliss Blanton, Nichole O'Connor and Alexis Knapp.
A group of high school buddies try to throw, what will go down as, the most epic 17th birthday party ever. Shot from the perspective of their handheld digital cameras, the party slowly goes from normal to way out of control.

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Resident Evil: Damnation

Starring Courtenay Taylor, Matthew Mercer, Robin Sachs, Salli Saffioti, Val Tasso, Wendee Lee and Dave Wittenberg.
United States Special agent Leon S. Kennedy sneaks into a small Eastern Europe country to verify rumors that Bio Organic Weapons (B.O.W.s) are being used in war. Right after his infiltration, the US government orders him to leave immediately. Determined to uncover the truth, Leon ignores the order and enters the battlefield to end the chain of tragedies caused by the B.O.W.s.

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Seeking Justice (Pakt der Rache)

Starring Nicolas Cage, January Jones, Guy Pearce and Harold Perrineau.
High school teacher Will Gerard (Nicolas Cage) lives a quiet life with his beautiful musician wife Laura (January Jones) until the night she's the victim of a violent attack. As she recuperates in the hospital, Will is approached by a stranger (Guy Pearce) who makes an interesting offer. He'll make sure the attacker gets immediate justice, in order to save the couple from going through an emotionally traumatic trial.

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Snow White And The Huntsman

Starring Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron, Ian McShane, Eddie Izzard, Sam Claflin, Ray Winstone, Toby Jones, Stephen Graham, Bob Hoskins, Lily Cole and Eddie Marsan.
When the Evil Queen (Charlize Theron) is told by her mirror that in order to remain the fairest in the land, she needs to eat Snow White's (Kristen Stewart) heart, she orders the Huntsman (Chris Hemsworth) to kill the girl. Instead, he winds up becoming her protector and mentor as they team up to vanquish the queen.

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The Three Musketeers (Die drei Musketiere)

Starring Logan Lerman, Milla Jovovich, Matthew Macfadyen, Ray Stevenson, Luke Evans, Mads Mikkelsen, Orlando Bloom and Christoph Waltz.
The hot-headed young D'Artagnan (Logan Lerman) joins forces with the three rogue Musketeers (Matthew Macfadyen, Luke Evans and Ray Stevenson) in this reboot of Alexandre Dumas' story. They must stop the evil Richlieu (Christoph Waltz) and face off with Buckingham (Orlando Bloom) and the treacherous Milady (Milla Jovovich).

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Warrior

Starring Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Morrison and Nick Nolte.
Two brothers face the fight of a lifetime - and the wreckage of their broken family - within the brutal, high-stakes world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighting in Warrior. An ex-Marine haunted by a tragic past, Tommy Riordan returns to his hometown of Pittsburgh and enlists his father, a recovered alcoholic and his former coach, to train him for an MMA tournament awarding the biggest purse in the history of the sport. As Tommy blazes a violent path towards the title prize, his brother, Brendan, a former MMA fighter unable to make ends meet as a public school teacher, returns to the amateur ring to provide for his family. Even though years have passed, recriminations and past betrayals keep Brendan bitterly estranged from both Tommy and his father. But when Brendan's unlikely rise as an underdog sets him on a collision course with Tommy, the two brothers must finally confront the forces that tore them apart, all the while waging the most intense, winner-takes-all battle of their lives.

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Yoko

Mit Jessica Schwarz, Tobias Moretti, Justus von Dohnányi, Jamie Bick und Lilly Reulein.
Die kleine Pia (Jamie Bick) kann's kaum glauben: In ihrem Baumhaus steht eines Tages ein weißes Fellwesen aus dem Himalaya. Das knuddelige Tier heißt Yoko und bringt ihr Leben ganz schön durcheinander. Pia hat alle Mühe, Yoko vor ihrer Mutter (Jessica Schwarz) zu verstecken. Und schlimmer noch: Großwildjäger Van Sneider (Tobias Moretti) will Yoko an Zoodirektor Kellermann (Justus von Dohnányi) verkaufen. Das muss Pia um jeden Preis verhindern.