HDNET MOVIES Sept. Highlights Feature a Labor Day “Men At Work” Marathon Sept. 5
August 25, 2016
HDNET MOVIES CELEBRATES LABOR DAY WITH A ‘MEN AT WORK’ MARATHON FEATURING SYLVESTER STALLONE, BRUCE WILLIS, JOHN WAYNE AND MORE ON SEPTEMBER 5, AT 6pE
Other Highlights Include a Night of “Supernatural Sightings,” a “Just Dance!” 3-Pack, and Birthday Blocks Honoring Michael Douglas & Jeremy Irons
Los Angeles – August 25, 2016 – HDNET MOVIES springs into September with a fully loaded lineup packed with action classics, sci-fi thrillers, and acclaimed dramas. This month’s roster features a “Supernatural Sightings” three-pack on Sunday, September 4, at 8pE, as a submarine crew discovers alien life under the sea in James Cameron’s Oscar®-winning opus THE ABYSS, with Ed Harris. Next, George Clooney stars as a psychologist sent to an isolated space station in the 2002 Steven Soderbergh mystery SOLARIS, with Viola Davis, at 10:30pE. And FBI Agents David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson investigate a priest claiming to have psychic visions in THE X-FILES: I WANT TO BELIEVE, at 12:15aE.
HDNET MOVIES celebrates Labor Day with some of cinema’s manliest stars in the “Men At Work” Marathon on Monday, September 5, at 6pE. The evening begins with Western hero John Wayne as a skilled fire specialist who extinguishes oil field infernos in HELLFIGHTERS. Then, action icon Sylvester Stallone stars as a climbing expert forced to guide a group of crooks to Rocky Mountain gold in CLIFFHANGER, with John Lithgow, at 8:05pE; and Bruce Willis stars as NYPD officer John McClaine in the quintessential action classic DIE HARD, with Alan Rickman and Reginald VelJohnson, at 10pE. The night comes to a close with John Cusack and Billy Bob Thornton as rival air traffic controllers, whose escalating feud takes a toll on their personal lives in PUSHING TIN, with Angelina Jolie and Cate Blanchett, at 12:15aE.
Bust a move with HDNET MOVIES in the “Just Dance!” triple feature on Saturday, September 24 at 8pE, as Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey light up the dance floor in the Oscar®-winning 1987 romance DIRTY DANCING; followed by the steamy 2004 sequel DIRTY DANCING: HAVANA NIGHTS, with Diego Luna and January Jones, at 9:45pE. And John Travolta stars in his breakout role as a Brooklyn teen whose life is changed by Disco in SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, at 11:15pE.
HDNET MOVIES pays tribute to two Oscar®-winning leading men with a pair of birthday blocks, kicking off with Jeremy Irons as a CEO dealing with an investment bank in crisis, in the tense Wall Street drama MARGIN CALL, with Kevin Spacey and Demi Moore, at 8pE on September 19—Irons’ 68th birthday. Then, fan-favorite Michael Douglas embarks on a globe-hopping adventure to locate a legendary stone in the 1985 cult hit THE JEWEL OF THE NILE, with Kathleen Turner and Danny DeVito, at 4:25pE on Sunday, September 25—Douglas’ 72nd birthday.
For a complete schedule of films and times, visit www.hdnetmovies.com/schedules
HDNET MOVIES’ September highlights are as follows (all times eastern):
“Supernatural Sightings”—Sun., September 4
THE ABYSS (1989) – Premiere – 8pE
SOLARIS (2002) – Premiere – 10:30pE
THE X-FILES: I WANT TO BELIEVE (2008) – 12:15aE
“Men At Work” Labor Day Marathon—Mon., September 5
HELLFIGHTERS (1968) – Premiere – 6pE
CLIFFHANGER (1993) – 8:05pE
DIE HARD (1988) – 10pE
PUSHING TIN (1999) – 12:15aE
Jeremy Irons Birthday – Mon., September 19
MARGIN CALL (2011) – 8pE
“Just Dance!”—Sat., September 24
DIRTY DANCING (1987) – Premiere – 8pE
DIRTY DANCING: HAVANA NIGHTS (2004) – 9:45pE
SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER (1977) – 11:15pE
Michael Douglas Birthday – Sun., September 25
THE JEWEL OF THE NILE (1985) – 4:25pE
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