HDNET MOVIES Salutes the 73rd Anniversary of D-Day with a 4-Pack of WWII Epics June 6
May 30, 2017
HDNET MOVIES SALUTES THE 73rd ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY WITH A 4-PACK OF WWII EPICS FEATURING DANIEL CRAIG IN DEFIANCE, FRANK SINATRA IN VON RYAN’S EXPRESS, & MORE ON JUNE 6 AT 11:10aE
The Month also Includes Emilio Estevez, Kiefer Sutherland, Charlie Sheen & Christian Slater in the ‘YOUNG GUNS Double Barrel’ Block on June 4 at 9:40pE
Los Angeles – May 30, 2017 – HDNET MOVIES unveils a star-studded June lineup, packed with groundbreaking favorites, powerful dramas, and more, headlined by a night of modern Western adventures in the YOUNG GUNS Double Barrel on June 4, and a roster of WWII epics in the Honoring D-Day tribute event on June 6.
HDNET MOVIES rounds up a pair of cowboy classics in the YOUNG GUNS Double Barrel block on Sunday, June 4, at 9:40pE. The night kicks off with Emilio Estevez as iconic gunslinger Billy The Kid who, with his posse (Kiefer Sutherland, Lou Diamond Phillips, Charlie Sheen, Dermot Mulroney), sets out to avenge the murder of his mentor (Terence Stamp) by a villainous rancher (Jack Palance) in the 1988 hit YOUNG GUNS. Then, the boys (Estevez, Sutherland, and Phillips) go on the lam when a cattle baron (James Coburn) hires Pat Garrett (William Petersen) to take Billy down in YOUNG GUNS II, with Christian Slater and Viggo Mortensen, at 11:30pE.
Honoring the 73rd Anniversary of one of the most pivotal moments in American history, D-Day, HDNET MOVIES puts the spotlight on four celebrated WWII epics on Tuesday, June 6. The day begins at 11:10aE, with a look at the Ardennes Counteroffensive from the American and German perspectives in BATTLE OF THE BULGE, with Henry Fonda, Robert Shaw, and Charles Bronson. Next, POW Frank Sinatra leads a daring escape in the premiere of VON RYAN’S EXPRESS at 2pE; followed by James Mason as a legendary German general who tried to assassinate Hitler in the premiere of THE DESERT FOX: THE STORY OF ROMMEL at 4:05pE. And brothers Daniel Craig and Liev Schreiberfight to protect Jewish civilians from Nazi troops in DEFIANCE, at 5:40pE.
For a complete schedule of films and times, visit www.hdnetmovies.com/schedules.
HDNET MOVIES’ June highlights are as follows (all times eastern):
YOUNG GUNS Double Barrel—Sun., June 4
YOUNG GUNS (1988) – 9:40pE
YOUNG GUNS II (1990) – 11:30pE
Honoring D-Day—Tues., June 6
BATTLE OF THE BULGE (1965) – 11:10aE
VON RYAN’S EXPRESS (1965) – Premiere – 2pE
THE DESERT FOX: THE STORY OF ROMMEL (1951) – Premiere – 4:05pE
DEFIANCE (2008) – 5:40pE
ABOUT HDNET MOVIES
HDNET MOVIES showcases the best in box office hits, award-winning films and memorable movie marathons, uncut and commercial free. Launched in 2003 by visionary entrepreneur Mark Cuban, the linear TV network and VOD service programs a diverse slate of top Hollywood films in beautiful high definition. HDNET MOVIES is widely distributed by major cable, telco and satellite TV providers in the U.S. For further information, visit www.hdnetmovies.com.