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December Highlights


 
This Holiday Season, HDNET MOVIES is giving you many reasons to stay inside out of the cold! Don’t miss an awesome line-up of movie stunts and marathons like Back to Back Sequels featuring BASIC INSTINCT and BASIC INSTINCT 2, GET SHORTY and BE COOL, CHINATOWN and THE TWO JAKES. Celebrate Brad Pitt’s Birthday with Brad’s Birthday Bash featuring THE MEXICAN, FIGHT CLUB, A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT, LEGENDS OF THE FALL, and SPY GAME. Stay in on New Year’s Eve with the King of Horror Movie Marathon featuring THINNER, SILVER BULLET, PET SEMATARY, GRAVEYARD SHIFT and THE DEAD ZONE.


Get Shorty

Get Shorty

Rating: R

Year: 1995

Cast: John Travolta, Gene Hackman, Rene Russo

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld

Synopsis: Loan shark Chili Palmer gets hooked on the Hollywood lifestyle while collecting on a debt in Los Angeles.

Run Time: 1:44

Air Dates

Sat, Dec 8th - 9:00 PM EST

Sun, Dec 9th - 12:55 AM EST

Fri, Dec 14th - 11:50 AM EST

Sat, Dec 15th - 7:55 AM EST

Thu, Dec 20th - 11:05 PM EST


Be Cool

Be Cool

Rating: PG-13

Year: 2005

Cast: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Vince Vaughn

Director: F. Gary Gray

Synopsis: When loan shark-turned-movie producer Chili Palmer tries his hand at the music business, he finds himself tangled in a wild web of crazy characters with plans of their own.

Run Time: 1:59

Air Dates

Mon, Dec 3rd - 8:10 AM EST

Sat, Dec 8th - 10:50 PM EST

Sun, Dec 9th - 2:45 AM EST

Thu, Dec 13th - 9:00 PM EST

Tue, Dec 18th - 2:35 PM EST


Chinatown

Chinatown

Rating: R

Year: 1974

Cast: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston

Director: Roman Polanski

Synopsis: A hard-boiled private investigator finds himself mixed up in a case involving a beautiful widow whose corrupt and pervasive family secret taints everything it touches.

Run Time: 2:10

Air Dates

Fri, Dec 7th - 2:40 PM EST

Tue, Dec 11th - 1:20 AM EST

Sun, Dec 16th - 9:00 PM EST

Mon, Dec 17th - 1:35 AM EST

Wed, Dec 26th - 6:45 PM EST


The Two Jakes

The Two Jakes

Rating: R

Year: 1990

Cast: Jack Nicholson, Harvey Keitel, Meg Tilly

Director: Jack Nicholson

Synopsis: This sequel to Chinatown follows Jake Gittes as he investigates an affair between the wife of a real estate executive and his partner.

Run Time: 2:17

Air Dates

Tue, Dec 4th - 7:05 AM EST

Fri, Dec 7th - 4:55 PM EST

Sat, Dec 8th - 1:15 AM EST

Sun, Dec 16th - 11:15 PM EST

Mon, Dec 17th - 3:50 AM EST


A River Runs Through It

A River Runs Through It

Rating: PG

Year: 1992

Cast: Brad Pitt, Craig Scheffer, Tom Skerritt

Director: Robert Redford

Synopsis: A Presbyterian minister teaches his two very different sons about life through fly fishing.

Run Time: 2:03

Air Dates

Wed, Dec 5th - 6:50 PM EST

Mon, Dec 10th - 4:25 PM EST

Tue, Dec 11th - 9:25 AM EST

Tue, Dec 18th - 4:40 PM EST

Sat, Dec 29th - 6:00 AM EST


Spy Game

Spy Game

Rating: R

Year: 2001

Cast: Robert Redford, Brad Pitt, Catherine McCormack

Director: Tony Scott

Synopsis: There was a time when CIA operative Nathan Muir and his protege Tom Bishop were inseparable, travelling the world and tasting everything it had to offer... from Vietnam to Berlin to Beirut. In a profession fraught with danger and uncertainty, Muir and Bishop forged an uncommonly close friendship based on mutual respect and affection. But that was years ago.

Run Time: 2:06

Air Dates

Sun, Dec 9th - 5:10 PM EST

Mon, Dec 10th - 6:10 AM EST

Thu, Dec 13th - 6:50 PM EST

Fri, Dec 14th - 6:00 AM EST

Tue, Dec 18th - 6:50 PM EST


Fight Club

Fight Club

Rating: R

Year: 1999

Cast: Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Helena Bonham Carter

Director: David Fincher

Synopsis: An insomniac office worker and a soapmaker form an underground fight club.

Run Time: 2:19

Air Dates

Sun, Dec 2nd - 9:00 PM EST

Mon, Dec 3rd - 2:00 AM EST

Mon, Dec 10th - 6:35 PM EST

Tue, Dec 18th - 9:00 PM EST

Wed, Dec 26th - 10:45 PM EST


The Mexican

The Mexican

Rating: R

Year: 2001

Cast: Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, James Gandolfini

Director: Gore Verbinski

Synopsis: A man tries to transport an ancient gun believed to carry a curse back across the border.

Run Time: 2:03

Air Dates

Sun, Dec 2nd - 6:55 PM EST

Mon, Dec 3rd - 4:20 AM EST

Mon, Dec 10th - 9:00 PM EST

Tue, Dec 11th - 3:35 AM EST

Tue, Dec 18th - 11:25 PM EST


Legends of the Fall

Legends of the Fall

Rating: R

Year: 1994

Cast: Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Aidan Quinn

Director: Edward Zwick

Synopsis: A beautiful woman causes a rift between an army colonel's three sons as they prepare to become soldiers in World War I.

Run Time: 2:12

Air Dates

Sat, Dec 1st - 11:15 PM EST

Sun, Dec 2nd - 3:45 AM EST

Mon, Dec 10th - 2:10 PM EST

Wed, Dec 19th - 1:35 AM EST

Wed, Dec 19th - 7:35 AM EST


Sliver

Sliver

Rating: R

Year: 1993

Cast: Sharon Stone, William Baldwin, Tom Berenger

Director: Phillip Noyce

Synopsis: Voyeuristic thriller about a lonely book editor who moves into a Manhattan luxury high-rise with a history of unusual deaths.

Run Time: 1:49

Air Dates

Fri, Dec 7th - 10:10 AM EST

Wed, Dec 12th - 9:30 AM EST

Sat, Dec 22nd - 10:40 AM EST

Sat, Dec 22nd - 7:10 PM EST

Wed, Dec 26th - 12:00 PM EST


Boogie Nights

Boogie Nights

Rating: R

Year: 1997

Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Julianne Moore, Burt Reynolds

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson

Synopsis: A young man's adventures in the California pornography industry in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Run Time: 2:35

Air Dates

Sun, Dec 2nd - 11:20 PM EST

Mon, Dec 17th - 10:50 PM EST

Tue, Dec 18th - 3:20 AM EST

Sat, Dec 22nd - 2:25 PM EST

Sat, Dec 22nd - 9:00 PM EST


Showgirls

Showgirls

Rating: NC-17

Year: 1995

Cast: Elizabeth Berkley, Gina Gershon, Kyle MacLachlan

Director: Paul Verhoeven

Synopsis: Seduction, passion and power struggles unfold as the creators of Basic Instinct blow the lid off the seemingly glamorous world of Las Vegas showdancing in this controversial film that stars Elizabeth Berkley.

Run Time: 2:11

Air Dates

Thu, Dec 6th - 10:40 PM EST

Fri, Dec 7th - 2:35 AM EST

Thu, Dec 13th - 3:45 AM EST

Sat, Dec 22nd - 11:40 PM EST

Mon, Dec 31st - 12:45 AM EST


American Gigolo

American Gigolo

Rating: R

Year: 1980

Cast: Richard Gere, Lauren Hutton, Hector Elizondo

Director: Paul Schrader

Synopsis: A Beverly Hills male escort is framed for murder after becoming involved with a California State Senator's wife.

Run Time: 1:57

Air Dates

Tue, Dec 11th - 5:30 PM EST

Wed, Dec 12th - 1:20 PM EST

Sun, Dec 23rd - 1:55 AM EST

Fri, Dec 28th - 7:00 PM EST

Sat, Dec 29th - 2:15 AM EST


Shame

Shame

Rating: NC-17

Year: 2011

Cast: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, Nicole Beharie

Director: Steve McQueen

Synopsis: A 30-something man with a severe sex addiction lets his sister move in and her presence sends his already abnormal lifestyle into a tailspin.

Run Time: 1:41

Air Dates

Wed, Dec 12th - 9:00 PM EST

Tue, Dec 18th - 1:30 AM EST

Sun, Dec 23rd - 3:55 AM EST

Thu, Dec 27th - 1:05 AM EST

Sun, Dec 30th - 11:00 PM EST


Scissors

Scissors

Rating: R

Year: 1991

Cast: Sharon Stone, Steve Railsback, Ronny Cox

Director: Frank De Felitta

Synopsis: A traumatized woman is driven mad by objects that seemingly come to life in her apartment.

Run Time: 1:45

Air Dates

Sat, Dec 1st - 8:50 AM EST

Sun, Dec 23rd - 7:10 PM EST

Mon, Dec 24th - 5:20 AM EST

Fri, Dec 28th - 12:55 PM EST

Sat, Dec 29th - 8:10 AM EST


Basic Instinct

Basic Instinct

Rating: R

Year: 1992

Cast: Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone, Jeanne Tripplehorn

Director: Paul Verhoeven

Synopsis: A San Francisco detective attempts to navigate the mind games of a seductive temptress while investigating a brutal murder in Paul Verhoeven's steamy thriller.

Run Time: 2:08

Air Dates

Mon, Dec 3rd - 9:00 PM EST

Tue, Dec 4th - 1:05 AM EST

Sat, Dec 8th - 5:00 PM EST

Fri, Dec 14th - 1:40 PM EST

Sun, Dec 23rd - 9:00 PM EST


Basic Instinct 2

Basic Instinct 2

Rating: R

Year: 2006

Cast: Sharon Stone, David Morrissey, David Thewlis

Director: Michael Caton-Jones

Synopsis: Novelist Catherine Tramell is once again in trouble with the law. Appointed to evaluate her, Dr. Michael Glass is entranced by Tramell and lured into a seductive game.

Run Time: 1:54

Air Dates

Mon, Dec 3rd - 11:10 PM EST

Tue, Dec 4th - 3:15 AM EST

Sun, Dec 23rd - 11:10 PM EST

Sat, Dec 29th - 10:00 AM EST


The Hot Spot

The Hot Spot

Rating: R

Year: 1990

Cast: Don Johnson, Virginia Madsen, Jennifer Connelly

Director: Dennis Hopper

Synopsis: After arriving in a small town, a drifter quickly gets into trouble after he robs a bank.

Run Time: 2:10

Air Dates

Thu, Dec 13th - 1:30 AM EST

Sat, Dec 15th - 4:55 PM EST

Sun, Dec 16th - 9:45 AM EST

Sun, Dec 23rd - 2:15 PM EST

Mon, Dec 24th - 1:05 AM EST


The Dreamers

The Dreamers

Rating: NC-17

Year: 2003

Cast: Michael Pitt, Louis Garrel, Eva Green

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci

Synopsis: Set against the background of the 1968 Paris student riots, a young American studying in Paris strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister.

Run Time: 1:55

Air Dates

Wed, Dec 5th - 3:00 AM EST

Thu, Dec 13th - 11:05 PM EST

Thu, Dec 20th - 12:30 AM EST

Mon, Dec 24th - 3:20 AM EST


Passion

Passion

Rating: R

Year: 2012

Cast: Rachel McAdams, Noomi Rapace, Karoline Herfurth

Director: Brian De Palma

Synopsis: The rivalry between a manipulative boss and her protégée escalates from stealing credit to murder.

Run Time: 1:42

Air Dates

Wed, Dec 12th - 7:15 PM EST

Mon, Dec 24th - 7:15 PM EST

Fri, Dec 28th - 10:45 PM EST

Sat, Dec 29th - 4:15 AM EST

Mon, Dec 31st - 6:00 AM EST


Eyes Wide Shut

Eyes Wide Shut

Rating: R

Year: 1999

Cast: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Madison Eginton

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Synopsis: A wealthy, happily married doctor journeys into a world of sexual discovery and adventure after his wife confesses to having a sexual fantasy about a man she never met.

Run Time: 2:38

Air Dates

Thu, Dec 6th - 4:35 PM EST

Fri, Dec 7th - 12:00 PM EST

Wed, Dec 12th - 10:45 PM EST

Sun, Dec 16th - 1:50 PM EST

Mon, Dec 24th - 9:00 PM EST


Last Tango In Paris

Last Tango In Paris

Rating: R

Year: 1972

Cast: Marlon Brando, Maria Schneider, Maria Michi

Director: Bernardo Bertolucci

Synopsis: An American who is mourning his wife's suicide engages in a love affair with a Frenchwoman preparing to marry a filmmaker.

Run Time: 2:08

Air Dates

Sat, Dec 15th - 1:55 AM EST

Wed, Dec 19th - 3:50 AM EST

Mon, Dec 24th - 11:45 PM EST

Tue, Dec 25th - 3:40 AM EST


sex, lies and videotape

sex, lies and videotape

Rating: R

Year: 1989

Cast: James Spader, Andie MacDowell, Peter Gallagher

Director: Steven Soderbergh

Synopsis: John cheats on his frigid wife Ann with her sister Cynthia. When John's old friend Graham comes to stay with the couple, his propensity for videotaping conversations changes relationships for everyone around him.

Run Time: 1:39

Air Dates

Thu, Dec 6th - 7:15 PM EST

Tue, Dec 25th - 1:55 AM EST

Fri, Dec 28th - 9:00 PM EST

Sat, Dec 29th - 12:30 AM EST


Stephen King's Thinner

Stephen King's Thinner

Rating: R

Year: 1996

Cast: Robert John Burke, Michael Constantine, Joe Mantegna

Director: Tom Holland

Synopsis: An obese attorney accidentally runs down and kills an old gypsy woman. After her ancient father puts a curse on him, he starts losing weight, and cannot stop.

Run Time: 1:33

Air Dates

Fri, Dec 7th - 8:35 AM EST

Tue, Dec 11th - 7:50 AM EST

Wed, Dec 19th - 1:45 PM EST

Thu, Dec 20th - 7:55 AM EST

Mon, Dec 31st - 5:40 PM EST


Stephen King's Silver Bullet

Stephen King's Silver Bullet

Rating: R

Year: 1985

Cast: Gary Busey, Everett McGill, Corey Haim

Director: Daniel Attias

Synopsis: After a string of murders in his town, a young boy and his sister try to find the werewolf they believe to be the killer.

Run Time: 1:34

Air Dates

Sat, Dec 1st - 12:40 PM EST

Thu, Dec 6th - 8:10 AM EST

Wed, Dec 26th - 3:30 PM EST

Thu, Dec 27th - 7:30 AM EST

Mon, Dec 31st - 7:20 PM EST


Pet Sematary

Pet Sematary

Rating: R

Year: 1989

Cast: Dale Midkiff, Denise Crosby, Fred Gwynne

Director: Mary Lambert

Synopsis: A young doctor and his family move to a small town in Maine and discover that they are living near a very unusual burial ground.

Run Time: 1:43

Air Dates

Thu, Dec 13th - 12:55 PM EST

Wed, Dec 19th - 7:15 PM EST

Thu, Dec 20th - 3:45 PM EST

Thu, Dec 27th - 4:05 PM EST

Mon, Dec 31st - 9:00 PM EST


Cujo

Cujo

Rating: R

Year: 1983

Cast: Dee Wallace, Danny Pintauro, Daniel Hugh Kelly

Director: Lewis Teague

Synopsis: A mother and her young son are menaced by a massive, rabid St. Bernard dog in Stephen King's macabre tale.

Run Time: 1:32

Air Dates

Sat, Dec 8th - 11:50 AM EST

Sun, Dec 9th - 4:50 AM EST

Fri, Dec 14th - 9:00 PM EST

Sat, Dec 15th - 12:20 AM EST

Thu, Dec 27th - 2:30 PM EST

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