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April Highlights


 
This April HDNET MOVIES has a little somting for everyine. Every Tuesday tune in for a True Story adapted for film, featuring RESCUE DAWN, GLORY, INTO THE WILD, ROB ROY, and many more. A Strut Your Stuff marathon for the dancing fan, featuring the classic DIRTY DANCING. A marathon of nothing but Chuck Norris films, featuring 7 of his best! Billy Crystal and Robert De Niro in ANALYZE THIS and ANALYZE THAT. Don’t miss these netwrok premieres, SCHINDLER’S LIST, WARRIOR, PHILOMENA, WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING, SOME KIND OF BEAUTIFUL, FAME, SAHARA and many more.


Hero and the Terror

Hero and the Terror

Rating: R

Year: 1988

Cast: Chuck Norris, Brynn Thayer, Steve James

Director: William Tannen

Synopsis: It's been three years since the arrest of the serial killer who killed 52 women, and now he has escaped. Once again his murderous rage spreads panic on the streets of L.A.

Run Time: 1:36

Air Dates

Tue, Apr 3rd - 2:45 PM EDT

Sat, Apr 7th - 3:45 PM EDT

Sun, Apr 8th - 4:30 AM EDT

Wed, Apr 11th - 7:50 AM EDT

Thu, Apr 19th - 9:45 AM EDT


Silent Rage

Silent Rage

Rating: R

Year: 1982

Cast: Chuck Norris, Ron Silver, Steven Keats

Director: Michael Miller

Synopsis: A small town Texas sheriff must stop a killer who has been made indestructible through genetic engineering.

Run Time: 1:45

Air Dates

Sat, Apr 7th - 5:25 PM EDT

Sun, Apr 8th - 8:00 AM EDT

Thu, Apr 12th - 11:25 AM EDT

Sun, Apr 22nd - 10:05 AM EDT

Fri, Apr 27th - 7:15 PM EDT


Invasion U.S.A.

Invasion U.S.A.

Rating: R

Year: 1985

Cast: Chuck Norris, Richard Lynch, Melissa Prophet

Director: Joseph Zito

Synopsis: An attack takes place on U.S. soil as a group of multinational terrorists attempt to take over the country. An ex-CIA man is recruited to take on his old foe, the leader of the terrorists.

Run Time: 1:47

Air Dates

Sat, Apr 7th - 7:10 PM EDT

Sun, Apr 8th - 6:10 AM EDT

Wed, Apr 11th - 6:00 AM EDT

Thu, Apr 19th - 1:10 PM EDT

Fri, Apr 27th - 3:40 PM EDT


Missing in Action

Missing in Action

Rating: R

Year: 1984

Cast: Chuck Norris, M. Emmet Walsh, David Tress

Director: Joseph Zito

Synopsis: An ex-P.O.W returns to Vietnam on a mission to liberate other American prisoners.

Run Time: 1:41

Air Dates

Tue, Apr 3rd - 9:15 AM EDT

Sat, Apr 7th - 9:00 PM EDT

Sun, Apr 8th - 9:45 AM EDT

Sun, Apr 15th - 1:40 PM EDT

Fri, Apr 20th - 1:45 PM EDT


Missing in Action 2: The Beginning

Missing in Action 2: The Beginning

Rating: R

Year: 1985

Cast: Chuck Norris, Steven Williams, Bennett Ohta

Director: Lance Hool

Synopsis: A prequel to Missing in Action, this is the story of Braddock's time spent in a P.O.W. camp in Vietnam long after the war ended, and how he and his comrades manage to escape.

Run Time: 1:35

Air Dates

Sat, Apr 7th - 10:45 PM EDT

Sun, Apr 8th - 11:30 AM EDT

Sun, Apr 15th - 3:25 PM EDT

Mon, Apr 23rd - 9:45 AM EDT

Sat, Apr 28th - 2:45 AM EDT


Delta Force

Delta Force

Rating: R

Year: 1986

Cast: Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin, Martin Balsam

Director: Menahem Golan

Synopsis: An elite task force is sent in to liberate hostages and take back control of an airliner that has been hijacked by terrorists.

Run Time: 2:09

Air Dates

Sun, Apr 8th - 12:25 AM EDT

Sun, Apr 8th - 1:10 PM EDT

Sat, Apr 14th - 11:15 AM EDT

Fri, Apr 20th - 6:15 AM EDT

Mon, Apr 23rd - 3:30 PM EDT


Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection

Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection

Rating: R

Year: 1990

Cast: Chuck Norris, Billy Drago, John Ryan

Director: Aaron Norris

Synopsis: After murdering the best members of the anti-terror squad, Delta Squad, a master terrorist plans to overthrow the U.S. Government, but a new Delta Force comes to the rescue.

Run Time: 1:51

Air Dates

Sun, Apr 8th - 2:35 AM EDT

Sun, Apr 8th - 3:20 PM EDT

Fri, Apr 13th - 9:30 AM EDT

Tue, Apr 17th - 8:50 AM EDT

Sat, Apr 21st - 8:35 AM EDT


Analyze This

Analyze This

Rating: R

Year: 1999

Cast: Robert DeNiro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow

Director: Harold Ramis

Synopsis: A comedy about a psychiatrist whose number one patient is an insecure mob boss.

Run Time: 1:43

Air Dates

Sun, Apr 8th - 9:00 PM EDT

Mon, Apr 9th - 12:30 AM EDT

Fri, Apr 13th - 11:25 AM EDT

Sat, Apr 14th - 7:35 AM EDT

Sat, Apr 21st - 9:00 PM EDT


Analyze That

Analyze That

Rating: R

Year: 2002

Cast: Robert De Niro, Billy Crystal, Lisa Kudrow

Director: Harold Ramis

Synopsis: Mobster Paul Vitti is released into the care of his former psychotherapist, who not only takes him on as a patient again, but also as a houseguest.

Run Time: 1:36

Air Dates

Mon, Apr 2nd - 9:00 PM EDT

Tue, Apr 3rd - 12:55 AM EDT

Sun, Apr 8th - 10:50 PM EDT

Mon, Apr 9th - 2:20 AM EDT

Fri, Apr 13th - 1:15 PM EDT


Ned Kelly

Ned Kelly

Rating: R

Year: 2003

Cast: Heath Ledger, Orlando Bloom, Geoffrey Rush

Director: Gregor Jordan

Synopsis: Epic tale of Ned Kelly, an Australian outlaw of Irish descent, who became one of the most wanted criminals for a crime he did not commit.

Run Time: 1:50

Air Dates

Wed, Apr 4th - 12:10 PM EDT

Thu, Apr 5th - 8:30 AM EDT

Tue, Apr 10th - 9:00 PM EDT

Wed, Apr 11th - 1:30 AM EDT

Sat, Apr 21st - 7:05 PM EDT


Into the Wild

Into the Wild

Rating: R

Year: 2007

Cast: Emile Hirsch, Marcia Gay Harden, William Hurt

Director: Sean Penn

Synopsis: Recent college graduate Christopher McCandless gives up all his possessions, donates his life savings to charity, and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wild.

Run Time: 2:28

Air Dates

Thu, Apr 5th - 2:55 PM EDT

Tue, Apr 10th - 10:55 PM EDT

Wed, Apr 11th - 3:25 AM EDT

Sun, Apr 22nd - 4:15 PM EDT

Mon, Apr 23rd - 3:05 AM EDT


Strictly Ballroom

Strictly Ballroom

Rating: PG

Year: 1992

Cast: Paul Mercurio, Tara Morice, Bill Hunter

Director: Baz Luhrmann

Synopsis: A champion ballroom dancer, who upsets the dancing community by insisting on dancing his own steps, takes on an inexperienced ugly-duckling partner in order to compete in the Australian Pan Pacific dance competition.

Run Time: 1:34

Air Dates

Wed, Apr 11th - 3:35 PM EDT

Thu, Apr 12th - 6:00 AM EDT

Tue, Apr 17th - 1:00 PM EDT

Wed, Apr 18th - 6:00 AM EDT

Thu, Apr 26th - 6:20 AM EDT


Hair

Hair

Rating: PG

Year: 1979

Cast: John Savage, Treat Williams, Beverly D'Angelo

Director: Milos Forman

Synopsis: With exuberance, inventiveness and humor, Treat Williams and Beverly D'Angelo lead a cast of future stars in this film of one of Broadway's most popular musical phenomena of all time.

Run Time: 2:00

Air Dates

Tue, Apr 3rd - 12:40 PM EDT

Wed, Apr 11th - 5:10 PM EDT

Thu, Apr 12th - 3:55 AM EDT

Mon, Apr 16th - 6:55 PM EDT

Tue, Apr 17th - 4:35 AM EDT


Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing

Rating: PG-13

Year: 1987

Cast: Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, Jerry Orbach

Director: Emile Ardolino

Synopsis: In the summer of 1963, a teenaged girl at a Catskills resort with her family falls in love with the dance instructor who shows her a world she never experienced before.

Run Time: 1:40

Air Dates

Sun, Apr 1st - 1:15 PM EDT

Fri, Apr 6th - 6:00 AM EDT

Wed, Apr 11th - 7:15 PM EDT

Thu, Apr 12th - 2:10 AM EDT

Thu, Apr 26th - 9:00 PM EDT


Fame

Fame

Rating: PG

Year: 2009

Cast: Bebe Neuwirth, Kelsey Grammer, Megan Mullally

Director: Kevin Tancharoen

Synopsis: An updated version of the musical Fame that follows the lives of talented singers, dancers, artists, and actors while they attend the New York City High School of Performing Arts.

Run Time: 1:47

Air Dates

Wed, Apr 11th - 9:00 PM EDT

Sat, Apr 14th - 9:25 AM EDT

Sat, Apr 14th - 7:10 PM EDT


Shall We Dance

Shall We Dance

Rating: PG-13

Year: 2004

Cast: Richard Gere, Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon

Director: Peter Chelsom

Synopsis: A man in search of some excitement in his life signs up for dance lessons with a beautiful woman he spots on his commute and his whole life begins to change.

Run Time: 1:46

Air Dates

Wed, Apr 11th - 10:50 PM EDT

Mon, Apr 16th - 9:00 PM EDT

Tue, Apr 17th - 2:40 PM EDT

Sun, Apr 22nd - 11:50 AM EDT

Wed, Apr 25th - 6:10 AM EDT


Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights

Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights

Rating: PG-13

Year: 2004

Cast: Diego Luna, Romola Garai, Sela Ward

Director: Guy Ferland

Synopsis: An American teenager moves to Cuba in the 1950s, where she meets an attractive local who teaches her the seductive art of dance.

Run Time: 1:26

Air Dates

Tue, Apr 3rd - 6:00 AM EDT

Fri, Apr 6th - 7:45 AM EDT

Thu, Apr 12th - 12:40 AM EDT

Mon, Apr 16th - 3:20 PM EDT

Thu, Apr 26th - 8:00 AM EDT


Elizabeth

Elizabeth

Rating: R

Year: 1998

Cast: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Joseph Fiennes

Director: Shekhar Kapur

Synopsis: Elizabeth must navigate her way through assassination attempts and traitors during her ascension to the throne in England.

Run Time: 2:03

Air Dates

Sun, Apr 1st - 9:00 PM EDT

Mon, Apr 2nd - 1:00 AM EDT

Thu, Apr 12th - 6:55 PM EDT

Fri, Apr 13th - 2:55 PM EDT

Tue, Apr 17th - 9:00 PM EDT


Rob Roy

Rob Roy

Rating: R

Year: 1995

Cast: Liam Neeson, Jessica Lange, John Hurt

Director: Michael Caton-Jones

Synopsis: A Scottish clan chief battles with evil landowners after his friend is killed and his wife is raped by the same man.

Run Time: 2:18

Air Dates

Fri, Apr 6th - 12:55 PM EDT

Sat, Apr 7th - 7:00 AM EDT

Thu, Apr 12th - 11:25 PM EDT

Tue, Apr 17th - 11:05 PM EDT

Wed, Apr 18th - 3:30 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

Mon, Apr 2nd - 5:35 PM EDT

Tue, Apr 3rd - 4:25 AM EDT

Thu, Apr 12th - 1:10 PM EDT

Fri, Apr 20th - 9:00 PM EDT

Sat, Apr 21st - 1:50 AM EDT


Things Are Tough All Over

Things Are Tough All Over

Rating: R

Year: 1982

Cast: Tommy Chong, Cheech Marin, Rip Taylor

Director: Thomas K. Avildsen

Synopsis: Cheech and Chong are hired by a pair of oil-rich Arabs to drive a limo to Las Vegas, and little do they know it is filled with illegal money.

Run Time: 1:30

Air Dates

Mon, Apr 2nd - 2:10 PM EDT

Tue, Apr 10th - 6:25 AM EDT

Sat, Apr 14th - 5:35 PM EDT

Sun, Apr 15th - 4:30 AM EDT

Fri, Apr 20th - 10:35 PM EDT


Puff, Puff, Pass

Puff, Puff, Pass

Rating: R

Year: 2006

Cast: Danny Masterson, Ronnie Warner, Mekhi Phifer

Director: Mekhi Phifer

Synopsis: Two stoners fresh out of rehab get mixed up in a crazy scheme with a rich friend of theirs named Big Daddy.

Run Time: 1:35

Air Dates

Thu, Apr 5th - 5:30 PM EDT

Tue, Apr 10th - 3:25 PM EDT

Sat, Apr 21st - 12:10 AM EDT

Sat, Apr 21st - 4:55 AM EDT

Mon, Apr 23rd - 6:00 AM EDT


The Boy in the Plastic Bubble

The Boy in the Plastic Bubble

Rating: PG

Year: 1976

Cast: John Travolta, Glynnis O'Connor, Robert Reed

Director: Randal Kleiser

Synopsis: A young man whose immune deficiencies force him to live in a bubble decides he wants to roam outside when he falls in love with his neighbor.

Run Time: 1:36

Air Dates

Sun, Apr 1st - 11:35 AM EDT

Wed, Apr 11th - 11:45 AM EDT

Thu, Apr 19th - 8:05 AM EDT

Tue, Apr 24th - 9:00 PM EDT

Wed, Apr 25th - 12:20 AM EDT


Janis

Janis

Rating: R

Year: 1974

Cast: Janis Joplin

Director: Howard Alk

Synopsis: This quintessential music documentary chronicles Janis Joplin's life, from her troubled youth to her rise to stardom and untimely death due to a drug overdose at the age of 27.

Run Time: 1:36

Air Dates

Mon, Apr 16th - 1:40 PM EDT

Tue, Apr 24th - 10:40 PM EDT

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