Sky Select

December 14 to December 20



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




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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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 Baytown Outlaws

Starring Billy Thornton, Eva Longoria, Thomas Sangster, Daniel Cudmore, Michael Rapaport, Zoe Bell and Andre Braugher.
After her ex-husband shoots Celeste three times in the gut and kidnaps her godson, it's time to play dirty. She hires three outlawed, redneck brothers to bring him back to her. What begins as a small rescue mission rises to a Southern battle royale.

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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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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 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 Tide

Starring Halle Berry, Olivier Martinez, Ralph Brown, Luke Tyler and Mark Elderkin.
Kate (Halle Berry) is a shark expert whose business has been failing since a shark attack killed a fellow diver under her command. Once dubbed "the shark whisperer," Kate is haunted by the memory of the attack and unable to get back into the water. With bills piling up and the bank about to foreclose on Kate's boat, her old flame Jeff (Olivier Martinez) presents her with a lucrative opportunity: lead a thrill-seeking millionaire businessman on a dangerous shark dive...outside the cage. Battling her self-doubts and fear, Kate accepts the proposal - and sets a course for the world's deadliest feeding ground: Shark Alley.

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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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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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Ice Age: Continental Drift

Starring Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Seann William Scott, Josh Peck, Peter Dinklage, Wanda Sykes, Jennifer Lopez and Queen Latifah.
Manny (Ray Romano), Diego (Denis Leary), and Sid (John Leguizamo) set out on their greatest adventure when an entire continent is set adrift. Before the continent splits, Manny and his daughter Peaches (Keke Palmer) have a falling out. Although Manny tells Peaches she's not allowed to hang out with her crush Ethan, Manny catches her with him anyway and embarrasses her in front of all her friends. Soon after, the continent separates and Manny, Diego, and Sid are left stranded on an iceberg floating away from their loved ones. After surviving a large sea storm, the three friends find Granny (Wanda Sykes), Sid's grandmother, who was asleep in a tree trunk on the same iceberg. But just as soon as they discover her, they are captured by a group of pirates led by Captain Gutt (Peter Dinklage) and his first mate Shira (Jennifer Lopez). Making a daring escape, the gang gets away from the pirates, only to encounter exotic sea creatures, explore a brave new world, and again come face-to-face with the wrath of Captain Gutt.

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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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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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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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Prometheus

Starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green and Charlize Theron.
A rare star map is discovered and scientists believe it holds the answer to the ultimate mystery - the origins of mankind on Earth. A team of explorers on board the spaceship Prometheus set off into the depths of the universe to uncover the truth. The mission is being led by ship captain Janek (Idris Elba) and overseen by Weyland Corporation (the same company responsible for the expedition in Alien) employee Meredith Vickers (Charlize Theron), whose suspicious actions lead others on board to question her real agenda. Upon embarking on the mission, the crew discovers an advanced civilization of extraterrestials. Although the team's goal had been to unlock the secrets of humanity, they soon come face to face with the one thing that threatens to destroy it forever.

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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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The Raven

Starring John Cusack, Alice Eve, Luke Evans and Brendan Gleeson.
It is up to none other than famed writer Edgar Allan Poe (John Cusack) to solve the mystery behind gruesome murders inspired by his own work. Teaming up with detective Emmett Fields (Luke Evans), together they will put a stop to the murderer trying to make Poe's fiction a reality.

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Safe

Starring Jason Statham, Anson Mount, Chris Sarandon, Catherine Chan, James Hong and Robert John Burke.
A second-rate cage fighter on the mixed martial arts circuit (Jason Statham) sets out to protect a 12-year-old math prodigy who has been targeted by the Triads, the Russian mob and a corrupt faction of the NYPD.

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Shark Knight 3D

Starring Sara Paxton, Dustin Milligan, Chris Carmack, Katharine McPhee, Chris Zylka, Alyssa Diaz, Joel Moore and Sinqua Walls.
A sexy summer weekend turns into a blood-soaked nightmare for a group of college students trapped on an island surrounded by voracious underwater predators in Shark Night 3D, a terrifying thrill ride from director David Ellis. Arriving by boat at her family's Louisiana lake island cabin, Sara (Sara Paxton) and her friends quickly strip down to their swimsuits for a weekend of fun in the sun. But when star football player Malik (Sinqua Walls) stumbles from the salt-water lake with his arm torn off, the party mood quickly evaporates. Assuming the injury was caused by a freak wake-boarding accident, the group realizes they have to get Malik to a hospital on the other side of the lake, and fast. But as they set out in a tiny speedboat, the college friends discover the lake has been stocked with hundreds of massive, flesh-eating sharks! As they face one grisly death after another, Sara and the others struggle desperately to fend off the sharks, get help and stay alive long enough to reach the safety of dry land.

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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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Starship Troopers 3: Invasion

Starring Leraldo Anzaldua, Luci Christian, Melissa Davis, Justin Doran, David Matranga, Emily Neves and David Wald.
A distant Federation outpost Fort Casey comes under attack by bugs. The team on the fast attack ship Alesia is assigned to help the Starship John A. Warden stationed in Fort Casey evacuate along with the survivors and bring military intelligence safely back to Earth. Carl Jenkins, now ministry of Paranormal Warfare, takes the starship on a clandestine mission before its rendezvous with the Alesia and goes missing in the nebula. Now, the battle-hardened troopers are charged with a rescue mission that may lead to a much more sinister consequence than they ever could have imagined.

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Stolen

Starring Nicolas Cage, Danny Huston, Malin Akerman, M.C. Gainey, Sami Gayle, Mark Valley and Josh Lucas.
When his estranged daughter is kidnapped, a former master thief (Nicolas Cage) is given just one day to deliver the $10 million ransom. He joins forces with an old partner in crime (Malin Akerman), and together they must pull off one last heist so he can get his daughter back... before it's too late.

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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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Total Recall

Starring Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, Bryan Cranston, John Cho and Bill Nighy.
The devastation of chemical war has divided Earth into two superpowers at the end of the 21st Century - the United Federation of Britain and the Colony. While the UFB and the Colony struggle for supremacy, a simple factory worker, Doug Quaid (Colin Farrell), dreams of going to the planet Mars. Tired of his tedious life, Quaid visits Rekall - a company that implants artificial memories. Rekall employee McClane (John Cho) persuades Quaid to be implanted with memories of a secret agent, rather than with memories of traveling to Mars. When Quaid undergoes a compatibility test for the system and fails, McClane accuses him of being an actual spy. Fearing he may be a secret agent whose cover has just been blown, Quaid quickly finds himself on the run and in search of answers.

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We Bought A Zoo (Wir kaufen einen Zoo)

Starring Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church, Patrick Fugit, Elle Fanning and John Michael Higgins.
A single dad (Matt Damon) decides his family needs a fresh start, so he and his two children move to the most unlikely of places: a zoo. With the help of an eclectic staff, and with many misadventures along the way, the family works to return the dilapidated zoo to its former wonder and glory.

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What To Expect When You're Expecting (Was passiert, wenn's passiert ist)

Starring Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Elizabeth Banks, Chace Crawford, Brooklyn Decker, Anna Kendrick, Matthew Morrison, Dennis Quaid, Chris Rock and Rodrigo Santoro.
Five couples find their intertwined lives turned upside down by impending parenthood. Whether it's the celebrity power couple, an author who doles out militant mommy advice, or a photographer willing to travel the world to adopt, none of them are prepared for what lies ahead. Based on the #1 bestselling pregnancy book of the same name by Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel.