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April Highlights


 
Watch imaginative novels come to life, go on tour with some rock icons, and revel in the talent of one of Hollywood’s leading actresses this April on HDNET MOVIES. Every Monday night starting at 7/6c, grab a spot on the couch for the FROM PAGE TO SCREEN movie line-up including REVOLUTIONARY ROAD, THE BOOK THIEF, CRIME AND PUNISHMENT, DANCES WITH WOLVES, and more. Mid-month, grab your drumsticks and suitcase for the HDNET MOVIES’ SPRING TOUR featuring movies starring The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Led Zeppelin, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Allman Brothers Band, and others. End the month by honoring Michelle Pfeiffer in FRANKIE AND JOHNNY, THE RUSSIA HOUSE, MARRIED TO THE MOB, and CHERI. And don’t miss out on the many network PREMIERES throughout the month, including THE MACHINIST, THE MASTER, 9 TO 5, VACANCY, and much, much more!


Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

Rating: R

Year: 2002

Cast: Sam Rockwell, Drew Barrymore, George Clooney

Director: George Clooney

Synopsis: The "unauthorized autobiography" of former Gong Show host (and CIA agent) Chuck Barris.

Run Time: 1:53

Air Dates

Sat, Apr 1st - 12:25 AM EDT


Drowning Mona

Drowning Mona

Rating: PG-13

Year: 2000

Cast: Danny DeVito, Bette Midler, Jamie Lee Curtis

Director: Nick Gomez

Synopsis: The obnoxious Mona Dearly is murdered, and it is up to Chief of Police Wyatt Rash to figure out who did it, while everyone in town wants to thank the person responsible instead.

Run Time: 1:36

Air Dates

Sat, Apr 1st - 2:25 AM EDT


Revolutionary Road

Revolutionary Road

Rating: R

Year: 2008

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Michael Shannon

Director: Sam Mendes

Synopsis: A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children.

Run Time: 1:59

Air Dates

Mon, Apr 3rd - 7:00 PM EDT

Mon, Apr 3rd - 10:45 PM EDT

Thu, Apr 13th - 9:00 PM EDT

Fri, Apr 14th - 12:50 AM EDT

Wed, Apr 19th - 1:40 PM EDT


The Stepford Wives

The Stepford Wives

Rating: PG-13

Year: 2004

Cast: Nicole Kidman, Matthew Broderick, Bette Midler

Director: Frank Oz

Synopsis: A young couple moves to Stepford, where the wives are way too perfect and only the husbands know why...they are replacing their wives with compliant robots.

Run Time: 1:33

Air Dates

Mon, Apr 3rd - 9:05 PM EDT

Tue, Apr 4th - 12:50 AM EDT

Tue, Apr 11th - 2:30 PM EDT

Wed, Apr 12th - 6:00 AM EDT

Sun, Apr 16th - 10:20 AM EDT


Sommersby

Sommersby

Rating: PG-13

Year: 1993

Cast: Richard Gere, Jodie Foster, Bill Pullman

Director: Jon Amiel

Synopsis: After a soldier returns home several years after the end of the Civil war, many around him - including his wife - become suspicious of his behavior and begin to wonder if he is really the man he claims to be.

Run Time: 1:53

Air Dates

Thu, Apr 6th - 4:00 AM EDT

Mon, Apr 10th - 7:00 PM EDT

Tue, Apr 11th - 5:05 AM EDT

Tue, Apr 18th - 5:40 AM EDT

Fri, Apr 21st - 6:00 AM EDT


Dances With Wolves

Dances With Wolves

Rating: PG-13

Year: 1990

Cast: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene

Director: Kevin Costner

Synopsis: A Civil War soldier sacrifices his military identity when he embraces and sympathizes with the life of Native Americans as well as wolves.

Run Time: 3:01

Air Dates

Sun, Apr 2nd - 3:40 PM EDT

Mon, Apr 3rd - 3:35 AM EDT

Mon, Apr 10th - 9:00 PM EDT

Tue, Apr 11th - 2:00 AM EDT

Wed, Apr 19th - 2:40 AM EDT


True Confessions

True Confessions

Rating: R

Year: 1981

Cast: Robert DeNiro, Robert Duvall, Charles Durning

Director: Ulu Grosbard

Synopsis: The late 1940s, two brothers separate lives suddenly become intertwined when a grisly murder links them together. Inspired by the true, unsolved Black Dahlia murder case.

Run Time: 1:48

Air Dates

Sun, Apr 2nd - 4:55 AM EDT

Wed, Apr 5th - 5:30 PM EDT

Tue, Apr 11th - 12:05 AM EDT

Fri, Apr 14th - 9:20 AM EDT

Tue, Apr 18th - 1:05 PM EDT


Rise of a Texas Bluesman: Stevie Ray Vaughan 1954-1983

Rise of a Texas Bluesman: Stevie Ray Vaughan 1954-1983

Rating: Not Rated

Year: 2014

Cast: Stevie Ray Vaughan

Director:

Synopsis: The history of Texas blues, and Stevie Ray Vaughan’s incredible influence and revitalization of the genre, is examined using rarely seen footage, interviews with historians and biographers, and commentary from musicians who performed with Vaughan.

Run Time: 2:12

Air Dates

Fri, Apr 14th - 4:00 PM EDT


The Allman Brothers Band: After the Crash

The Allman Brothers Band: After the Crash

Rating: Not Rated

Year: 2016

Cast: Greg Allman, Dickey Betts, Berry Oakley

Director: Tom O'Dell

Synopsis: After Duane Allman was killed in a motorcycle crash, many felt the band died, too. This documentary tells the story of the post-Duane years through archival footage and interviews with past members.

Run Time: 1:50

Air Dates

Fri, Apr 14th - 6:25 PM EDT


Let's Spend The Night Together

Let's Spend The Night Together

Rating: PG

Year: 1982

Cast: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts

Director: Hal Ashby

Synopsis: Live concert film from The Rolling Stones' dynamic 1981 North American Tour featuring hit song performances from their shows in Tempe, Arizona and East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Run Time: 1:35

Air Dates

Thu, Apr 6th - 1:15 PM EDT

Fri, Apr 14th - 10:25 PM EDT

Wed, Apr 19th - 11:55 AM EDT

Thu, Apr 27th - 6:50 AM EDT


This Is Spinal Tap

This Is Spinal Tap

Rating: R

Year: 1984

Cast: Michael McKean, Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer

Director: Rob Reiner

Synopsis: Rob Reiner's classic mockumentary follows the heavy metal group Spinal Tap as they embark on a wild comeback tour.

Run Time: 1:22

Air Dates

Tue, Apr 4th - 5:50 PM EDT

Wed, Apr 5th - 10:45 AM EDT

Sat, Apr 15th - 12:05 AM EDT

Wed, Apr 19th - 8:40 AM EDT

Sun, Apr 30th - 4:35 AM EDT


Crossfire Hurricane - The Rolling Stones

Crossfire Hurricane - The Rolling Stones

Rating:

Year:

Director:

Synopsis: A remarkable new perspective on the career of rock 'n' roll icons the Rolling Stones and their journey from blues-obsessed teenagers to rock royalty.

Run Time: 1:58

Air Dates

Fri, Apr 14th - 8:25 PM EDT

Sat, Apr 15th - 1:35 AM EDT


Eric Clapton: The 1970s Review

Eric Clapton: The 1970s Review

Rating: Not Rated

Year: 2016

Cast: Eric Clapton

Director:

Synopsis: Eric Clapton’s musical journey through the seventies is recalled, from his days with musical collectives after Cream disbanded, to his hugely successful solo career, as told by musicians and biographers who knew him best during that period.

Run Time: 2:32

Air Dates

Sat, Apr 15th - 3:40 AM EDT


Rush: The Rise of Kings 1968-1981

Rush: The Rise of Kings 1968-1981

Rating: Not Rated

Year: 2014

Cast: Alex Lifeson, Geddy Lee, Neil Peart

Director:

Synopsis: From Rush’s early days playing in the bars of Toronto to their epic success on American stages, this documentary traces the bands journey through hard rock, progressive rock, and heavy metal in the 1970s.

Run Time: 2:03

Air Dates

Sat, Apr 15th - 4:00 PM EDT


Gone with the Wind: The Remarkable Rise and Tragic Fall of Lynyrd Skynyrd

Gone with the Wind: The Remarkable Rise and Tragic Fall of Lynyrd Skynyrd

Rating: Not Rated

Year: 2015

Cast: Gary Rossington, Johnny Van Zant

Director: Tom O'Dell

Synopsis: Lynyrd Skynyrd’s remarkable history, from Ronnie Van Zant’s earliest days to the tragic plane crash in 1977 that ended the band’s hugely successful career, told by past band members and producers, and through seldom seen footage and interviews.

Run Time: 2:43

Air Dates

Sat, Apr 15th - 6:10 PM EDT

Thu, Apr 20th - 5:05 AM EDT


A Film About Jimi Hendrix

A Film About Jimi Hendrix

Rating: R

Year: 1973

Cast: Eric Clapton, Mick Jagger, Little Richard

Director: Joe Boyd, John Head, Gary Weis

Synopsis: Jimi Hendrix, one of rock's greatest musicians, died young at the age of 27 in 1970. Behind-the-scenes footage and legendary performances document the legend's personal and very public life.

Run Time: 1:42

Air Dates

Sun, Apr 2nd - 10:10 AM EDT

Sun, Apr 16th - 1:00 AM EDT

Sun, Apr 16th - 8:35 AM EDT

Thu, Apr 20th - 2:50 PM EDT


It Might Get Loud

It Might Get Loud

Rating: PG

Year: 2008

Cast: Jimmy Page, The Edge, Jack White

Director: Davis Guggenheim

Synopsis: A documentary on the electric guitar from the rock legends themselves: Jimmy Page, Jack White, and The Edge.

Run Time: 1:38

Air Dates

Thu, Apr 6th - 9:40 AM EDT

Sat, Apr 15th - 9:00 PM EDT

Sun, Apr 16th - 2:45 AM EDT

Wed, Apr 19th - 10:10 AM EDT

Sun, Apr 30th - 9:20 AM EDT


The Song Remains the Same

The Song Remains the Same

Rating: PG

Year: 1976

Cast: Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones

Director: Joe Massot, Peter Clifton

Synopsis: A concert film that allowed Led Zeppelin to give their fans a personal and private tour of the band during three nights of concerts at Madison Square Garden in New York City in 1973.

Run Time: 2:12

Air Dates

Sat, Apr 1st - 6:00 AM EDT

Tue, Apr 4th - 6:00 AM EDT

Sat, Apr 15th - 10:45 PM EDT

Sun, Apr 16th - 4:30 AM EDT

Mon, Apr 24th - 7:40 AM EDT


The Book Thief

The Book Thief

Rating: PG-13

Year: 2013

Cast: Emily Watson, Geoffrey Rush, Sophie Nelisse

Director: Brian Percival

Synopsis: A young girl begins living with a foster family during World War II, and with the help of a refugee they take in, she finds solace from the horrors of war by collecting books and learning to read.

Run Time: 2:11

Air Dates

Sun, Apr 2nd - 6:45 PM EDT

Mon, Apr 17th - 7:00 PM EDT

Tue, Apr 18th - 1:00 AM EDT

Tue, Apr 25th - 9:00 PM EDT

Wed, Apr 26th - 1:00 AM EDT


Losing Isaiah

Losing Isaiah

Rating: R

Year: 1995

Cast: Jessica Lange, Halle Berry, David Strathairn

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal

Synopsis: A crack-addicted mother seeks help after she returns to the dumpster where she temporarily left her baby and finds that her child is gone. Years later, she discovers that her child was adopted by a social worker and wants to get him back.

Run Time: 1:46

Air Dates

Sat, Apr 1st - 10:20 AM EDT

Fri, Apr 7th - 11:40 AM EDT

Tue, Apr 11th - 10:55 AM EDT

Mon, Apr 17th - 9:15 PM EDT

Wed, Apr 26th - 12:10 PM EDT


Everything Is Illuminated

Everything Is Illuminated

Rating: PG-13

Year: 2005

Cast: Elijah Wood, Eugene Hutz, Jonathan Safran Foer

Director: Liev Schreiber

Synopsis: A young Jewish American man travels to the Ukraine to find the woman who saved his grandfather from the Nazis during World War II and he unearths disturbing facts about the atrocities that occurred.

Run Time: 1:46

Air Dates

Tue, Apr 4th - 1:55 PM EDT

Thu, Apr 13th - 1:30 PM EDT

Mon, Apr 17th - 11:05 PM EDT

Sun, Apr 23rd - 7:10 PM EDT


Cheech & Chong's Nice Dreams

Cheech & Chong's Nice Dreams

Rating: R

Year: 1981

Cast: Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong, Stacy Keach

Director: Tommy Chong

Synopsis: In this third installment, Cheech and Chong start a business selling marijuana-infused ice-cream.

Run Time: 1:29

Air Dates

Sat, Apr 1st - 10:30 PM EDT

Fri, Apr 14th - 12:50 PM EDT

Thu, Apr 20th - 9:00 PM EDT

Mon, Apr 24th - 1:20 PM EDT

Tue, Apr 25th - 10:10 AM EDT


Cheech & Chong's Still Smokin

Cheech & Chong's Still Smokin

Rating: R

Year: 1983

Cast: Cheech Marin, Tommy Chong

Director: Tommy Chong

Synopsis: Cheech and Chong are invited to a Dolly Parton/Burt Reynolds film festival in Amsterdam, but when the two movie stars fail to show up, the smoking duo volunteer to help.

Run Time: 1:31

Air Dates

Sun, Apr 2nd - 12:00 AM EDT

Fri, Apr 14th - 2:25 PM EDT

Thu, Apr 20th - 10:30 PM EDT

Tue, Apr 25th - 11:45 AM EDT


Crime and Punishment

Crime and Punishment

Rating: Not Rated

Year: 2002

Cast: Crispin Glover, Vanessa Redgrave, John Hurt

Director: Menahem Golan

Synopsis: A modern day adaptation of the classic novel of the same name about a student who acts out a theory and murders innocent people only to have his conscience eat away at him.

Run Time: 2:06

Air Dates

Fri, Apr 7th - 4:50 PM EDT

Sat, Apr 8th - 12:45 PM EDT

Wed, Apr 12th - 9:45 AM EDT

Fri, Apr 21st - 5:10 PM EDT

Sat, Apr 22nd - 3:30 AM EDT


Never Let Me Go

Never Let Me Go

Rating: R

Year: 2010

Cast: Carey Mulligan, Andrew Garfield, Charlotte Rampling

Director: Mark Romanek

Synopsis: When three childhood friends leave the comfort of their idyllic home, a terrible fate is revealed and they must confront deep-seated feelings that could rip them apart.

Run Time: 1:43

Air Dates

Wed, Apr 12th - 9:00 PM EDT

Thu, Apr 13th - 1:15 AM EDT

Tue, Apr 18th - 5:25 PM EDT

Mon, Apr 24th - 9:10 PM EDT

Tue, Apr 25th - 1:05 AM EDT


Valley of the Dolls

Valley of the Dolls

Rating: PG-13

Year: 1967

Cast: Sharon Tate, Patty Duke, Barbara Parkins

Director: Mark Robson

Synopsis: Three young women fall under the trance of booze, drugs, and men while trying to achieve fame, based on Jacqueline Susann's 1960s best-selling novel.

Run Time: 2:03

Air Dates

Tue, Apr 4th - 11:45 AM EDT

Thu, Apr 13th - 5:05 PM EDT

Wed, Apr 19th - 11:00 PM EDT

Thu, Apr 20th - 3:00 AM EDT

Mon, Apr 24th - 11:00 PM EDT


Dogtown and Z-Boys

Dogtown and Z-Boys

Rating: PG-13

Year: 2001

Cast: Jay Adams, Tony Alva, Tony Hawk

Director: Stacy Peralta

Synopsis: Original Z-Boy Stacy Peralta directs this award winning documentary about the origins of the influential Zephyr skate team (the Z-Boys) and the birth of freestyle skateboarding.

Run Time: 1:31

Air Dates

Thu, Apr 6th - 10:45 PM EDT

Fri, Apr 7th - 4:35 AM EDT

Sun, Apr 16th - 1:45 PM EDT

Fri, Apr 21st - 2:20 AM EDT

Mon, Apr 24th - 11:45 AM EDT


Lords of Dogtown

Lords of Dogtown

Rating: PG-13

Year: 2005

Cast: Heath Ledger, Emile Hirsch, Rebecca De Mornay

Director: Catherine Hardwicke

Synopsis: The true story of a group of skateboarders, called the Z-Boys, who introduced a new style of skateboarding that launched them into the public eye, and tore their friendships apart.

Run Time: 1:47

Air Dates

Tue, Apr 4th - 11:15 PM EDT

Wed, Apr 5th - 3:20 AM EDT

Wed, Apr 12th - 1:25 PM EDT

Sun, Apr 16th - 11:55 AM EDT

Mon, Apr 24th - 9:55 AM EDT


Frankie and Johnny

Frankie and Johnny

Rating: R

Year: 1991

Cast: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Hector Elizondo

Director: Garry Marshall

Synopsis: An ex-con turned short order cook will stop at nothing to win the affection of a standoffish waitress in a Manhattan diner.

Run Time: 1:58

Air Dates

Sat, Apr 1st - 5:05 PM EDT

Thu, Apr 6th - 2:55 PM EDT

Mon, Apr 17th - 5:40 AM EDT

Thu, Apr 20th - 4:40 PM EDT

Sat, Apr 29th - 7:00 PM EDT


The Russia House

The Russia House

Rating: R

Year: 1990

Cast: Sean Connery, Michelle Pfeiffer, Roy Scheider

Director: Fred Schepisi

Synopsis: A British publisher is forced into espionage after a Russian woman tells him military secrets for a new book.

Run Time: 2:03

Air Dates

Sun, Apr 2nd - 10:30 PM EDT

Fri, Apr 7th - 7:45 AM EDT

Wed, Apr 19th - 6:30 AM EDT

Sat, Apr 22nd - 1:20 PM EDT

Tue, Apr 25th - 2:50 PM EDT


Married to the Mob

Married to the Mob

Rating: R

Year: 1988

Cast: Michelle Pfeiffer, Matthew Modine, Dean Stockwell

Director: Jonathan Demme

Synopsis: A widowed woman and her son get pulled into a ring of chaos involving the man who killed her husband, his jealous wife, and an FBI agent investigating her mafia connections.

Run Time: 1:44

Air Dates

Sun, Apr 2nd - 3:05 AM EDT

Sun, Apr 2nd - 11:55 AM EDT

Thu, Apr 6th - 11:25 AM EDT

Mon, Apr 10th - 1:55 PM EDT

Tue, Apr 18th - 7:10 PM EDT


Chéri

Chéri

Rating: R

Year: 2009

Cast: Michelle Pfeiffer, Kathy Bates, Rupert Friend

Director: Stephen Frears

Synopsis: A famed courtesan is asked by her former colleague to teach her 19-year-old son about women and it soon becomes a heated and passionate love affair that results in power struggles over sex, money, age, and society.

Run Time: 1:26

Air Dates

Wed, Apr 5th - 2:15 PM EDT

Mon, Apr 10th - 5:25 PM EDT

Tue, Apr 18th - 7:40 AM EDT

Wed, Apr 26th - 2:00 PM EDT

Sun, Apr 30th - 12:55 AM EDT

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