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July Highlights


 
HDNET MOVIES is sizzling hot this July with a month of explosive gunfights, acclaimed actors, and heart wrenching biopics. Start the month off with emotionally engaging biography pics sure to tug at your heart like AMELIA, ANTWONE FISHER, and AWAKENINGS. Celebrate American Independence with a 24-hour July 4th marathon of classic westerns, including several network PREMIERES like POSSE, THE COMANCHEROS, APACHE, and more. And tune in throughout the month for blocks of films starring three award-winning actors, Sylvester Stallone (CLIFFHANGER, THE SPECIALIST), Nicolas Cage (SNAKE EYES, THE WEATHER MAN), and Denzel Washington (DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS, COURAGE UNDER FIRE).


The Gunfighter

The Gunfighter

Rating: Not Rated

Year: 1950

Cast: Gregory Peck, Jean Parker, Helen Westcott

Director: Henry King

Synopsis: A retired gunfighter must strap on his six-shooters and fight the spiteful brother of a man he killed in self-defense.

Run Time: 1:25

Air Dates

Tue, Jul 4th - 3:35 PM EDT

Wed, Jul 5th - 6:00 AM EDT

Sat, Jul 15th - 1:15 PM EDT

Mon, Jul 24th - 12:30 AM EDT


The Comancheros

The Comancheros

Rating: Not Rated

Year: 1961

Cast: John Wayne, Stuart Whitman, Ina Balin

Director: Michael Curtiz

Synopsis: John Wayne stars as Texas Ranger Jake Cutter, who teams up with a gambler he just arrested to take down a group of renegades in cahoots with the Indians to smuggle in guns and whiskey.

Run Time: 1:48

Air Dates

Tue, Jul 4th - 5:05 PM EDT

Mon, Jul 10th - 9:30 AM EDT

Mon, Jul 17th - 11:00 AM EDT

Mon, Jul 24th - 2:00 AM EDT


Cahill U.S. Marshal

Cahill U.S. Marshal

Rating: PG

Year: 1973

Cast: John Wayne, George Kennedy, Gary Grimes

Director: Andrew McLaglen

Synopsis: A rugged U.S. marshal discovers that his two neglected sons are involved in the bank robbery he is investigating.

Run Time: 1:43

Air Dates

Wed, Jul 5th - 12:20 AM EDT

Sat, Jul 8th - 1:20 PM EDT

Sun, Jul 9th - 6:10 AM EDT

Fri, Jul 14th - 7:10 PM EDT

Sat, Jul 15th - 7:55 AM EDT


Posse

Posse

Rating: R

Year: 1993

Cast: Mario Van Peebles, Stephen Baldwin, Billy Zane

Director: Mario Van Peebles

Synopsis: Black infantrymen desert their unit after the Spanish-American War, and their sadistic commanding officer goes after them.

Run Time: 1:51

Air Dates

Wed, Jul 5th - 2:05 AM EDT

Wed, Jul 5th - 12:50 PM EDT

Sat, Jul 15th - 4:20 PM EDT

Thu, Jul 20th - 2:40 AM EDT

Sun, Jul 23rd - 8:30 PM EDT


Driven

Driven

Rating: PG-13

Year: 2001

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Burt Reynolds, Kip Pardue

Director: Renny Harlin

Synopsis: A young race car driver determined to win the Champ Car World Series cannot seem to keep his life from unraveling, so a retired CART champion is called in to rescue the young man before it is too late.

Run Time: 1:56

Air Dates

Sun, Jul 2nd - 11:00 AM EDT

Thu, Jul 6th - 7:00 PM EDT

Fri, Jul 7th - 3:40 AM EDT

Mon, Jul 10th - 9:00 PM EDT

Tue, Jul 11th - 12:50 AM EDT


Cliffhanger

Cliffhanger

Rating: R

Year: 1993

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow, Michael Rooker

Director: Renny Harlin

Synopsis: A mountain ranger is asked to rescue "stranded people" from the Rocky Mountains, but comes to find that he's actually in pursuit of $100 million dollars of stolen money.

Run Time: 1:52

Air Dates

Sat, Jul 1st - 7:00 PM EDT

Sun, Jul 2nd - 1:05 PM EDT

Thu, Jul 6th - 9:00 PM EDT

Fri, Jul 7th - 9:30 AM EDT

Wed, Jul 26th - 9:00 PM EDT


The Specialist

The Specialist

Rating: R

Year: 1994

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone, James Woods

Director: Luis Llosa

Synopsis: A retired CIA bomb expert helps a dazzling beauty get revenge on the organized crime family that killed her parents years ago.

Run Time: 1:50

Air Dates

Thu, Jul 6th - 11:00 PM EDT

Fri, Jul 7th - 3:10 PM EDT

Tue, Jul 11th - 7:05 PM EDT

Sun, Jul 16th - 1:25 PM EDT

Sat, Jul 22nd - 9:00 PM EDT


Assassins

Assassins

Rating: R

Year: 1995

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Antonio Banderas, Julianne Moore

Director: Richard Donner

Synopsis: An aging hitman looking for a way out is stalked by a rival assassin trying to prove he is the world's best killer.

Run Time: 2:12

Air Dates

Fri, Jul 7th - 12:55 AM EDT

Mon, Jul 10th - 2:55 PM EDT

Sun, Jul 16th - 5:10 PM EDT

Mon, Jul 17th - 6:25 AM EDT

Fri, Jul 21st - 4:30 PM EDT


Knowing

Knowing

Rating: PG-13

Year: 2009

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Chandler Canterbury, Rose Byrne

Director: Alex Proyas

Synopsis: A mysterious series of numbers is unearthed in a time capsule, and professor John Koestler discovers they are linked to past and future disasters, which he may be able to prevent.

Run Time: 2:01

Air Dates

Fri, Jul 7th - 11:15 PM EDT

Sat, Jul 8th - 3:05 PM EDT

Sat, Jul 15th - 9:45 PM EDT

Thu, Jul 20th - 5:15 PM EDT

Mon, Jul 24th - 5:50 PM EDT


Red Rock West

Red Rock West

Rating: R

Year: 1992

Cast: Nicolas Cage, J.T. Walsh, Dennis Hopper

Director: John Dahl

Synopsis: When an unemployed, "out of luck" man is mistaken for a contract killer, he takes the money and runs until complications lead him to the real hit man.

Run Time: 1:38

Air Dates

Sat, Jul 1st - 7:40 AM EDT

Sun, Jul 9th - 9:45 AM EDT

Sat, Jul 15th - 11:50 PM EDT

Sun, Jul 16th - 9:35 AM EDT

Thu, Jul 20th - 3:30 PM EDT


Snake Eyes

Snake Eyes

Rating: R

Year: 1998

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Gary Sinise, John Heard

Director: Brian De Palma

Synopsis: A rule-breaking detective witnesses an assassination while at a boxing match in Atlantic City and finds himself involved in a much larger conspiracy than he imagined.

Run Time: 1:38

Air Dates

Thu, Jul 6th - 9:45 AM EDT

Thu, Jul 6th - 5:15 PM EDT

Fri, Jul 7th - 7:50 AM EDT

Tue, Jul 11th - 11:15 PM EDT

Wed, Jul 12th - 5:00 AM EDT


The Weather Man

The Weather Man

Rating: R

Year: 2005

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Michael Caine, Hope Davis

Director: Gore Verbinski

Synopsis: A popular weatherman in Chicago has a chance to audition for a national morning television show, but his personal life is in complete disarray. As he tries to gain control, he realizes life, much like the weather, is completely unpredictable.

Run Time: 1:42

Air Dates

Fri, Jul 7th - 7:15 PM EDT

Sat, Jul 8th - 1:20 AM EDT

Sat, Jul 15th - 8:00 PM EDT

Sun, Jul 16th - 3:20 AM EDT

Mon, Jul 24th - 11:30 PM EDT


It Could Happen To You

It Could Happen To You

Rating: PG

Year: 1994

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Bridget Fonda, Rosie Perez

Director: Andrew Bergman

Synopsis: A New York City cop's life is complicated when he tips a waitress with his winning lottery ticket.

Run Time: 1:41

Air Dates

Wed, Jul 12th - 9:00 PM EDT

Thu, Jul 13th - 12:50 AM EDT

Sat, Jul 15th - 6:15 PM EDT

Sun, Jul 16th - 5:05 AM EDT

Tue, Jul 25th - 1:15 AM EDT


The King and I

The King and I

Rating: Not Rated

Year: 1956

Cast: Deborah Kerr, Yul Brynner, Rita Moreno

Director: Walter Lang

Synopsis: Based on the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, a school teacher accepts a job as the live in governess to the King of Siam in the early 1860s.

Run Time: 2:13

Air Dates

Sun, Jul 2nd - 3:30 PM EDT

Fri, Jul 14th - 6:20 AM EDT

Fri, Jul 21st - 6:00 AM EDT

Thu, Jul 27th - 5:40 PM EDT

Sun, Jul 30th - 6:40 AM EDT


Awakenings

Awakenings

Rating: PG-13

Year: 1990

Cast: Robert DeNiro, Robin Williams, Julie Kavner

Director: Penny Marshall

Synopsis: Based on a true story about a doctor who experiments with a drug that awakens several comatose patients, resulting in biological and psychological side effects.

Run Time: 2:00

Air Dates

Sun, Jul 2nd - 5:50 PM EDT

Wed, Jul 12th - 10:45 PM EDT

Fri, Jul 21st - 11:00 PM EDT

Sat, Jul 22nd - 3:05 AM EDT

Thu, Jul 27th - 8:00 PM EDT


Bruce Lee, the Legend

Bruce Lee, the Legend

Rating: TV-14

Year: 1984

Cast: Bruce Lee, Linda Lee Cadwell, Jackie Chan

Director: Leonard Ho

Synopsis: A documentary, and tribute, to the Master of Martial Arts Film, Bruce Lee.

Run Time: 1:28

Air Dates

Mon, Jul 3rd - 1:55 AM EDT

Thu, Jul 6th - 4:30 AM EDT

Mon, Jul 10th - 6:00 AM EDT

Tue, Jul 18th - 8:20 AM EDT

Thu, Jul 27th - 4:25 AM EDT


Amelia

Amelia

Rating: PG

Year: 2009

Cast: Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Ewan McGregor

Director: Mira Nair

Synopsis: Hilary Swank stars as Amelia Earhart in this biopic about the legendary American aviatrix, from her determination to fly to her passionate affair with Gene Vidal.

Run Time: 1:51

Air Dates

Sun, Jul 2nd - 8:00 PM EDT

Mon, Jul 3rd - 8:05 AM EDT

Wed, Jul 12th - 7:05 PM EDT

Thu, Jul 13th - 2:35 AM EDT

Thu, Jul 27th - 11:40 PM EDT


The Iron Lady

The Iron Lady

Rating: PG-13

Year: 2011

Cast: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Susan Brown

Director: Phyllida Lloyd

Synopsis: Meryl Streep stars as Margaret Thatcher, the first and only female Prime Minister of The UK in this intimate and stunning portrait of her life.

Run Time: 1:45

Air Dates

Mon, Jul 3rd - 12:05 AM EDT

Mon, Jul 3rd - 10:00 AM EDT

Sat, Jul 8th - 7:10 PM EDT

Sat, Jul 8th - 10:50 PM EDT

Wed, Jul 19th - 3:20 PM EDT


The Birdman of Alcatraz

The Birdman of Alcatraz

Rating: Not Rated

Year: 1962

Cast: Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter

Director: John Frankenheimer

Synopsis: After killing a guard, an inmate is sentenced to solitary confinement where he becomes a world renowned expert on his only visitors: birds. Based on a true story.

Run Time: 2:28

Air Dates

Mon, Jul 3rd - 3:30 AM EDT

Mon, Jul 3rd - 4:45 PM EDT

Tue, Jul 11th - 12:20 PM EDT

Fri, Jul 14th - 12:25 PM EDT

Mon, Jul 17th - 12:50 PM EDT


The Siege

The Siege

Rating: R

Year: 1998

Cast: Denzel Washington, Annette Bening, Bruce Willis

Director: Edward Zwick

Synopsis: A special agent of the FBI, a case officer of the CIA, and a general in the U.S. Army have all taken the same oath--"to support and defend the Constitution." But when a bus blows up in Brooklyn and campaign of terror begins to make its bloody mark on the streets of New York City.

Run Time: 1:56

Air Dates

Sat, Jul 8th - 5:10 PM EDT

Sun, Jul 9th - 1:10 PM EDT

Thu, Jul 13th - 3:15 PM EDT

Mon, Jul 17th - 10:45 PM EDT

Tue, Jul 18th - 2:30 AM EDT


Courage Under Fire

Courage Under Fire

Rating: R

Year: 1996

Cast: Denzel Washington, Meg Ryan, Lou Diamond Phillips

Director: Edward Zwick

Synopsis: A LT Colonel is assigned to award a pilot the Medal of Honor for rescuing a helicopter crew in Desert Storm. But after he begins an investigation he is not certain the pilot deserves the award.

Run Time: 1:56

Air Dates

Fri, Jul 7th - 11:25 AM EDT

Sat, Jul 8th - 7:25 AM EDT

Thu, Jul 13th - 7:00 PM EDT

Fri, Jul 14th - 4:00 AM EDT

Wed, Jul 19th - 10:50 PM EDT


Devil in a Blue Dress

Devil in a Blue Dress

Rating: R

Year: 1995

Cast: Denzel Washington, Tom Sizemore, Jennifer Beals

Director: Carl Franklin

Synopsis: When an African American looking for work is hired to find a missing white woman, he walks into a complicated world of politics, dirty cops, and corruption.

Run Time: 1:41

Air Dates

Fri, Jul 7th - 1:25 PM EDT

Mon, Jul 10th - 5:10 PM EDT

Tue, Jul 11th - 8:50 AM EDT

Tue, Jul 18th - 11:05 PM EDT

Wed, Jul 19th - 2:55 AM EDT


A Soldier's Story

A Soldier's Story

Rating: PG

Year: 1984

Cast: Adolph Caesar, Howard E. Rollins Jr., Denzel Washington

Director: Norman Jewison

Synopsis: An unpopular sargeant is murdered at a military base in the South. A black army attorney is sent to investigate, finding racism in and outside the corps.

Run Time: 1:40

Air Dates

Sun, Jul 9th - 8:00 AM EDT

Thu, Jul 13th - 5:15 PM EDT

Mon, Jul 17th - 9:00 PM EDT

Tue, Jul 18th - 12:45 AM EDT

Tue, Jul 25th - 11:15 PM EDT


Antwone Fisher

Antwone Fisher

Rating: PG-13

Year: 2002

Cast: Derek Luke, Denzel Washington, Joy Bryant

Director: Denzel Washington

Synopsis: A young Navy officer is forced to see a psychiatrist after a violent outburst, leading to a lifelong friendship.

Run Time: 2:00

Air Dates

Sun, Jul 2nd - 10:00 PM EDT

Mon, Jul 3rd - 6:00 AM EDT

Mon, Jul 10th - 6:55 PM EDT

Tue, Jul 11th - 4:40 AM EDT

Tue, Jul 18th - 9:00 PM EDT


Out of Time

Out of Time

Rating: PG-13

Year: 2003

Cast: Denzel Washington, Eva Mendes, Sanaa Lathan

Director: Carl Franklin

Synopsis: A police chief must find his mistress' killer before mounting evidence leads to his arrest.

Run Time: 1:45

Air Dates

Thu, Jul 6th - 3:25 PM EDT

Fri, Jul 7th - 6:00 AM EDT

Mon, Jul 10th - 11:00 PM EDT

Tue, Jul 11th - 2:50 AM EDT

Sun, Jul 16th - 7:45 AM EDT

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