Sky Select

November 30 to December 6



Satellite: Astra
Position: 19 east
Frequency: 11719H, 11758H, 11797H, 12031H & 12070H
Programming hours: 24 hour




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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Act Of Valor

Starring Roselyn Sanchez, Alex Veadov, Jason Cottle and Nestor Serrano.
A team of Navy SEALs is dispatched on an international manhunt after discovering a deadly terrorist plot against the United States. The men of Bandito Platoon must stop the attack before its execution kills and injures thousands of innocent American civilians, including their own families. Act of Valor tells the very real stories of how soldiers are forced to balance their duty to their country with the their commitment to their families at home.

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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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The Amazing Spider-Man

Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Campbell Scott, Irrfan Khan, Martin Sheen and Sally Field.
When his parents leave young Peter Parker to stay with his Uncle Ben and Aunt May, little does he realize he'll never see them again. As he grows older, despite being a social outcast at high school, Peter (Andrew Garfield) develops a crush on his beautiful classmate, Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone), with whom he shares a love of science. Peter discovers a briefcase that belonged to his father, which inspires him to find out more about his parents and why they left him. His investigation leads him to Dr. Curt Connors, his father's former partner, whose villainous alter-ego is The Lizard. When Peter is accidentally bitten by a radioactive spider in a lab, he discovers he has super human abilities and decides to put them to good use.

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Arthur Christmas (Arthur Weihnachtsmann)

Starring James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Bill Nighy, Jim Broadbent, Imelda Staunton and Ashley Jensen. Arthur (voiced by James McAvoy), part of the now hi-tech operation that delivers two billion presents to children around the world in one night, gets Grandsanta (voice of Bill Nighy) involved when he discovers that a child has been left off Santa's list. Together, they use the old fashioned methods to try to save the holiday.

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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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Brave (Merida - Legende der Highlands)

Starring Kelly Macdonald, Emma Thompson, Billy Connolly, Julie Walters, Kevin McKidd, Craig Ferguson and Robbie Coltrane.
Since ancient times, stories of epic battles and mystical legends have been passed through the generations across the rugged and mysterious Highlands of Scotland. In Brave, a new tale joins the lore when the courageous Merida (voice of Kelly Macdonald) confronts tradition, destiny and the fiercest of beasts. Merida is a skilled archer and impetuous daughter of King Fergus (voice of Billy Connolly) and Queen Elinor (voice of Emma Thompson). Determined to carve her own path in life, Merida defies an age-old custom sacred to the uproarious lords of the land: massive Lord MacGuffin (voice of Kevin McKidd), surly Lord Macintosh (voice of Craig Ferguson) and cantankerous Lord Dingwall (voice of Robbie Coltrane). Merida's actions inadvertently unleash chaos and fury in the kingdom, and when she turns to an eccentric old Witch (voice of Julie Walters) for help, she is granted an ill-fated wish. The ensuing peril forces Merida to discover the meaning of true bravery in order to undo a beastly curse before it's too late.

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Catch .44

Starring Forest Whitaker, Bruce Willis, Malin Akerman, Nikki Reed, Deborah Ann Woll and Brad Dourif.
Three hit women (Malin Akerman, Nikki Reed and Deborah Ann Woll) are sent to rural Louisiana to intercept a big money dope deal. But when they get to the near-empty roadside café, bullets blast apart what was supposed to be a simple transaction. It could be a huge, bloody misunderstanding but it might also be a deadly double-cross.

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The Dark Knight Rises

Starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Morgan Freeman, Nestor Carbonell and Matthew Modine.
Eight years ago, Batman (Christian Bale) vanished into the night. He took the blame for the death of Harvey Dent, going from hero to fugitive, sacrificing everything for what he and Commissioner Gordon (Gary Oldman) hoped was the greater good. Millionaire Bruce Wayne is now keeping a low profile and is in a sick and fragile state, hardly leaving his home. Depressed and empty, it is unclear whether he can recover from his losses. For a while, criminal activity in Gotham City was kept to a minimum due to the anti-crime Dent Act, and it seemed as if Batman had disappeared for good and there was no longer any need for him. However everything begins to change when a cunning cat burglar (Anne Hathaway) with a mysterious agenda arrives on the scene. Things turn for the worse when a terrifying masked terrorist by the name of Bane emerges in Gotham City. He's powerful, ruthless, and has an army that will stop at nothing - it seems like Gotham is doomed to burn to the ground. Batman must return to save Gotham City, however he's not in tip-top shape and the task is much harder than it seems. Can he save the day with the help of Police Detective Blake (Joseph Gordon-Levitt)? Will he escape capture? Will he have to sacrifice everything for the city he swore to protect?

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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 Dicatator

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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Die vierte Macht

Mit Rade Serbedzija, Moritz Bleibtreu, Kasia Smutniak, Mark Ivanir und Cosima Shaw.
Der Berliner Szenejournalist Paul Jensen (Moritz Bleibtreu) kommt nach Moskau, um bei einem Boulevard-Magazin zu arbeiten. Schnell lernt er die schöne Russin Katja kennen. Sie ermutigt Paul, einen politisch motivierten Nachruf in seinem Magazin zu lancieren. Eine Aktion, die ihm mächtige Feinde verschafft und ihn in Lebensgefahr bringt.

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Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark

Starring Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce and Bailee Madison.
Sally Hurst (Bailee Madison), a lonely, withdrawn child, has just arrived in Rhode Island to live with her father Alex (Guy Pearce) and his new girlfriend (Katie Holmes) at the 19th-century mansion they are restoring. While exploring the sprawling estate, the young girl discovers a hidden basement, undisturbed since the strange disappearance of the mansion's builder a century ago. When Sally unwittingly lets loose a race of ancient, dark-dwelling creatures who conspire to drag her down into the mysterious house's bottomless depths, she must convince Alex and Kim that it's not a fantasy - before the evil lurking in the dark consumes them all.

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Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax

Starring Danny DeVito, Ed Helms, Zac Efron, Taylor Swift, Rob Riggle, Jenny Slate and Betty White.
Dr. Seuss's classic story about the power of hope is brought to life on the big screen. A 12-year-old boy yearns for the affection of the girl of his dreams but in order to get what it takes, he'll first have to discover the story of the Lorax, a grumpy but charming forest creature who fights to protect his little world.

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Five-Year Engagement (Fast verheiratet)

Starring Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Rhys Ifans, Chris Pratt, Alison Brie and Kevin Hart.
A year after Tom Solomon (Jason Segel) and Violet Barnes (Emily Blunt) begin dating, he proposes. They start planning the wedding, but when Violet receives the opportunity to work at the the University of Michigan, she has to relocate for two years and they put off their marriage for the time being. Tom leaves his job as a sous chef to go with her, but in Michigan, he can only land a job in a deli while his best friend Alex (Chris Pratt) not only gets the promotion that should have been Tom's, but gets married. When Violet is offered a promotion, meaning she'll need to stay at the university for a few more years, the wedding is put off again. The five-year period gives Tom and Violet time to question whether they are really meant to be married after all.

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Grabbers

Starring Richard Coyle, Ruth Bradley, Russell Tovey, Lalor Roddy, David Pearse, Bronagh Gallagher, Pascal Scott and Clelia Murphy.
The story of Ciaran O'Shea, a charming but heavy-drinking local Garda who is tasked with greeting Lisa Nolan, a straight-laced young officer who has just arrived to a small fishing village off the West coast of Ireland. Not that there's much for them to do, aside from dealing with the occasional drunk, and that's usually O'Shea himself. But strange doings are afoot: the crew of a fishing boat disappears, whales start appearing dead on the shore, a local lobsterman catches a strange tentacled creature in his trap. Soon it becomes clear to Garda O'Shea and Nolan that there's something big out there, and that it's hungry. It's time to rally the villagers, arm the troops ... and head to the pub!

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Haywire

Starring Gina Carano, Michael Fassbender, Ewan McGregor, Channing Tatum, Antonio Banderas, Michael Douglas and Bill Paxton.
Hired out by a contractor to various global entities, Mallory Kane (Gina Carano) is a highly trained operative who takes on dangerous assignments that governments can't authorize. Following a successful mission to free a journalist held hostage in Barcelona, Mallory travels to Dublin on her next assignment. While there, she's double crossed and left for dead by a member of her own agency. Having survived the attack, Mallory realizes she's the target of skilled assassins and she needs to make use of every skill she has in order to stay alive, while trying to find out the reason behind her attempted assassination.

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Immortals (Krieg der Götter)

Starring Mickey Rourke, Stephen Dorff, Kellan Lutz, Freida Pinto, John Hurt, Henry Cavill and Isabel Lucas.
A new evil threatens the land eons after the Gods have won their struggle against the Titans. Corrupt with power, King Hyperion (Mickey Rourke) declares war against humanity. Forming a bloodthirsty army of soldiers disfigured by his own hand, Hyperion has scorched Greece in search of the legendary Epirus Bow, a weapon of unimaginable power forged in the heavens by Ares. Only the one who possesses this bow can free the Titans, who thirst for revenge, having been imprisoned deep within the walls of Mount Tartaros since the dawn of time. In the king's hands, the bow would rain destruction upon mankind and annihilate the Gods. But ancient law dictates the Gods must not intervene in man's conflict. They remain powerless to stop Hyperion...until a peasant named Theseus (Henry Cavill) comes forth as their only hope. Secretly chosen by Zeus, Theseus must save his people from Hyperion and his hordes. Rallying a band of fellow outsiders - including visionary priestess Phaedra (Freida Pinto) and cunning slave Stavros (Stephen Dorff) - one hero will lead the uprising, or watch his homeland fall into ruin and his Gods vanish into legend.

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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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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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Magic Mike

Starring Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer, Matthew McConaughey, Cody Horn, Olivia Munn, Matt Bomer, Riley Keough, Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash, Adam Rodriguez and Gabriel Iglesias.
Adam (Alex Pettyfer) is in a rut. He just moved in with his sister in a new town and takes on a construction job to make end meet. Everything seems hopeless - until he meets Mike (Channing Tatum). Mike works construction by day but by night he's something much more exciting - a stripper. Set in the seedy world of male strippers, the film follows the veteran performer Magic Mike as he takes the young Adam under his wing, nicknames him The Kid, and schools him the art of stripping, partying and picking up women all while working for their eccentric boss, former exotic dancer Dallas (Matthew McConaughey) at the Xquisite nightclub. The two, along with their stripper friends, have a good run; however, things turn complicated when Mike falls for The Kid's sister. Now, Mike must figure out what he wants - the stripping and fun or the girl of his dreams and a different career.

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Man On A Ledge (Ein riskanter Plan)

Starring Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks, Jamie Bell, Anthony Mackie, Edward Burns, Genesis Rodriguez, Kyra Sedgwick and Ed Harris.
A former policeman (Sam Worthington) who lost his job and was sent to jail after being framed gets out of jail to attend his father's funeral. He manages to get to the top of a Manhattan hotel, where he threatens to jump to his death. Unbeknownst to the police psychologists brought in to talk him down, this suicide attempt is supposedly a cover for the biggest diamond heist ever attempted.

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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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One For The Money (Einmal ist keinmal)

Starring Katherine Heigl, Jason O'Mara, Daniel Sunjata, John Leguizamo, Sherri Shepherd and Debbie Reynolds.
Stephanie Plum (Katherine Heigl) is a proud city girl with plenty of attitude. She's also newly-divorced with no prospective employment. The only way for her to turn things around is to accept a job at her sleazy cousin's bail bonding company, just long enough to make some fast cash. Her first assignment? Former vice cop and murder suspect Joe Morelli (Jason O'Mara), the same Joe Morelli who broke her heart in high school. Stephanie thinks she's hit the jackpot - not only will catching him be the sweet revenge she's been waiting for but she'll also get a hefty pay cheque out of it. As she learns the ropes of what it takes to be a recovery agent, she also realizes that her new job might not be as easy as she planned.

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Pusher

Starring Richard Coyle, Bronson Webb and Agyness Deynn.
Spanish director Luis Preito’s Pusher follows a week in the life of a choleric drug dealer named Frank (Richard Coyle). The film is an English-language remake of Drive director Nicolas Winding Refn’s 1996 Danish crime drama of the same name. Preito switches up the original film’s Copenhagen setting, and now has Frank living as a big-time drug dealer in London. Frank’s life is an intermittent adventure of drugs and cheap thrills, but almost as quickly as this wild ride takes off, we see it come to an excruciating halt when Frank begins to feel alienated from his fair-weather friends and materialistic lifestyle. The pusher painfully begins to feel his joy and ability to love engulfed by the seedy cut-throat underworld he’s become so deeply involved with, and soon the hazards of his profession cripple him to the core with endless fear.

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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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Ted

Starring Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis, Giovanni Ribisi, Joel McHale and Seth MacFarlane.
John Bennett's (Mark Wahlberg) Christmas miracle happened at the age of eight when he made a wish and his best (and only) childhood friend - his cherished teddy bear named Ted - came to life. Ted gains fame and is even interviewed by Johnny Carson on The Tonight Show. Years later, John is an adult and he lives with his longtime girlfriend, Lori Collins and of course, Ted. Lori gets tired of Ted's filthy behaviour and when she comes home to find him with four prostitutes, she decides to finally put her foot down. John loves Lori, so he asks Ted to find a job and get an apartment. Meanwhile, a creepy guy who has adored Ted since seeing him on television, wants Ted to join his family to be his son's teddy bear, but Ted wants nothing to do with them. He gets a job in a grocery store and falls for the trash-talking new casher, Tammi-Lynn. However, John continues to make up excuses and skips out on work just so that he can hang out with Ted. When Lori finds out how irresponsible John is being, she gives him one last ultimatum.

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The Woman In Black (Die Frau in Schwarz)

Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer, Liz White and Shaun Dooley.
In Edwardian England, Arthur Kipps (Daniel Radcliffe), a young, recently widowed lawyer, leaves his young son behind as he travels to a remote village to sort out the affairs of an estate left behind by its recently deceased owner. As he spends time alone in the mansion, he begins to learn more about what the town is hiding and why they don't want him there. The mysterious and vengeful woman in black spares no one and it's up to Kipps to break her vicious cycle of terror. Based on the novel by Susan Hill.