Christmas Films

#Feature: Films on Irish TV over Christmas 2016

Date Time Film Channel Year Runtime Synopsis Actors Directors Genre Countries Trailer
December 17 14:50 Love Always, Santa Channel 5 2016 84 After losing her husband Bradley three years ago on Christmas Day, Celia Banks never thought she’d fall in love again. Now, her entire world revolves around taking care of her daughter, Lilly. Lilly writes a letter to Santa with one wish – for her mommy to be happy and find love again. Marguerite Moreau, Mike Faiola, Brady Smith, Robert Jason Black, Isadora Swann Brian Herzlinger TV Movie / Romance
December 17 14:55 Carry On Sergeant Christmas GOLD 1958 84 Fall in for the first ever film in the highly successful Carry On comedy series – now an acclaimed British institution. Kenneth Connor and Charles Hawtrey are the prankish misfits who become the hilarious bane of Army Officers existence when he makes a bet he will turn them into ‘Star Squad’ Award soldiers – or bust! William Hartnell, Shirley Eaton, Eric Barker, Dora Bryan, Bill Owen, Charles Hawtrey, Kenneth Connor, Kenneth Williams, Terence Longdon, Norman Rossington, Gerald Campion, Hattie Jacques, Cyril Chamberlain, Arnold Diamond, Gordon Tanner Gerald Thomas Comedy / War United Kingdom Link
December 17 16:15 The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring UTV 2001 178 Young hobbit Frodo Baggins, after inheriting a mysterious ring from his uncle Bilbo, must leave his home in order to keep it from falling into the hands of its evil creator. Along the way, a fellowship is formed to protect the ringbearer and make sure that the ring arrives at its final destination: Mt. Doom, the only place where it can be destroyed. Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Liv Tyler, Orlando Bloom, John Rhys-Davies, Sean Bean, Christopher Lee, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Sean Astin, Andy Serkis, Hugo Weaving, Cate Blanchett, Ian Holm, Craig Parker, Lawrence Makoare, Sala Baker, Sarah McLeod, Marton Csokas, Alan Howard, Noel Appleby, Megan Edwards, Michael Elsworth, Mark Ferguson, Brent McIntyre Peter Jackson Adventure / Fantasy / Action New Zealand / United States of America Link
December 17 16:35 Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger BBC Two 2012 105 This sequel to the popular British comedy sees a new teacher (David Tennant) take over. When he enters his school in the National ‘Song for Christmas’ Competition, he and his pregnant wife, and the schoolchildren, embark on an epic road trip that ends up with a birth and a donkey, where he must embrace his fears and become a hero. David Tennant, Marc Wootton, Pam Ferris, Jessica Hynes, Joanna Page, Jason Watkins, Adrianna Bertola, Amanda Lawrence, Ian McNeice, Ben Wilby, Rosie Cavaliero, Pixie Davies Debbie Isitt Comedy / Family Link
December 17 16:35 Christmas Under Wraps Channel 5 2014 88 When a driven doctor doesn’t get the prestigious position she planned for, she unexpectedly finds herself moving to a remote Alaskan town. While she meets the locals and even starts a new romance, she has to learn to let the life she planned for give way to a love she never could have imagined, and finds this festive small town is hiding one big holiday secret. Candace Cameron Bure, David O’Donnell, Brian Doyle-Murray, Robert Pine, Joyce Cohen, Kendra Mylnechuk, Jacque Gray Peter Sullivan TV Movie / Romance
December 17 16:45 Snow Dogs ITV2 2002 99 When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he’s got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man. James Coburn, Sisqó, Nichelle Nichols, Cuba Gooding Jr., M. Emmet Walsh, Graham Greene, Brian Doyle-Murray, Angela Moore Brian Levant Adventure / Comedy / Family Canada / United States of America Link
December 17 17:30 The Little Vampire UTV Ireland 2000 95 Based on the popular books, the story tells of Tony who wants a friend to add some adventure to his life. What he gets is Rudolph, a vampire kid with a good appetite. The two end up inseparable, but their fun is cut short when all the hopes of the vampire race could be gone forever in single night. With Tony’s access to the daytime world, he helps them to find what they’ve always wanted. Richard E. Grant, Jonathan Lipnicki, Jim Carter, Alice Krige, Pamela Gidley, Tommy Hinkley, Anna Popplewell, Dean Cook, Iain De Caestecker Uli Edel Horror / Family / Foreign Germany / Netherlands / United States of America
December 17 17:40 Arthur Christmas Channel 4 2011 97 Each Christmas, Santa and his vast army of highly trained elves produce gifts and distribute them around the world in one night. However, when one of 600 million children to receive a gift from Santa on Christmas Eve is missed, it is deemed ‘acceptable’ to all but one – Arthur. Arthur Claus is Santa’s misfit son who executes an unauthorized rookie mission to get the last present half way around the globe before dawn on Christmas morning. James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Bill Nighy, Jim Broadbent, Imelda Staunton, Ashley Jensen, Marc Wootton, Laura Linney, Eva Longoria, Ramona Marquez, Michael Palin, Jerry Lambert, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Robbie Coltrane, Joan Cusack, Rhys Darby, Jane Horrocks, Iain McKee, Andy Serkis, Dominic West, Danny John-Jules Sarah Smith, Barry Cook Drama / Animation / Family / Comedy United States of America Link
December 17 18:00 Mean Girls 2 Comedy Central 2011 96 The story revolves around a new high school student, Jo (Meaghan Martin) , who agrees to befriend an outcast, Abby (Jennifer Stone), at the urging of Abby’s wealthy father in exchange for paying all of Jo’s costs for the college of her dreams. Jo and Abby team up to take on the school’s mean girls, the Plastics. Jennifer Stone, Maiara Walsh, Nicole Gale Anderson, Tim Meadows, Meaghan Jette Martin, Claire Holt, Linden Ashby, Diego Boneta Melanie Mayron Comedy United States of America Link
December 17 18:25 Space Cowboys Channel 5 2000 130 Frank Corvin, “Hawk” Hawkins, Jerry O’Neill and Tank Sullivan were hotdog members of Project DAEDALUS, the Air Force’s test program for space travel. Their hopes were dashed in 1958 with the formation of NASA and the use of trained chimps. They blackmail their way into orbit when Russia’s mysterious Ikon communications satellite’s orbit begins to degrade and threatens to crash into Earth. Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, James Garner, James Cromwell, Marcia Gay Harden, William Devane, Loren Dean, Courtney B. Vance, Barbara Babcock, Rade Serbedzija, Blair Brown, James MacDonald, Jon Hamm, Toby Stephens, Anne Stedman Clint Eastwood Action / Adventure / Thriller United States of America Link
December 17 06:50 Holiday Affair BBC Two 1949 87 Just before Christmas, department store clerk Steve Mason meets big spending customer Connie Ennis, really a commercial spy. He unmasks her but lets her go, which gets him fired. They end up on a date, which doesn’t sit well with Connie’s steady suitor, Carl, but delights her son Timmy, who doesn’t want Carl for a step-dad. Standard (if sweet) romantic complications follow. Janet Leigh, Robert Mitchum, Wendell Corey, Gordon Gebert, Griff Barnett, Esther Dale, Henry O’Neill, Harry Morgan, Larry J. Blake, Helen Brown, Chick Chandler, James Griffith, Jack Kelly Don Hartman Comedy / Romance United States of America Link
December 17 08:15 The Bishop’s Wife BBC Two 1947 109 An Episcopal Bishop, Henry Brougham, has been working for months on the plans for an elaborate new cathedral which he hopes will be paid for primarily by a wealthy, stubborn widow. He is losing sight of his family and of why he became a churchman in the first place. Enter Dudley, an angel sent to help him. Dudley does help everyone he meets, but not necessarily in the way they would have preferred. With the exception of Henry, everyone loves him, but Henry begins to believe that Dudley is there to replace him, both at work and in his family’s affections, as Christmas approaches. Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven, Monty Woolley, James Gleason, Gladys Cooper, Elsa Lanchester, Sara Haden, Karolyn Grimes, Tito Vuolo, Regis Toomey, Sarah Edwards, Margaret McWade, Anne O’Neal, Ben Erway, Erville Alderson, Robert J. Anderson, Teddy Infuhr, Eugene Borden, Almira Sessions, Claire Du Brey, Florence Auer, Margaret Wells, Kitty O’Neil, Isabel Jewell Henry Koster Comedy / Drama / Fantasy / Romance United States of America Link
December 17 09:30 Carry On Follow That Camel UTV 1967 95 Bertram Oliphant West (also known as Bo West) wants to clear his unjustly smeared reputation. He joins the Foreign Legion, with Simpson his manservant in tow. But the fort they get posted to is full of eccentric legionnaires, and there is trouble brewing with the locals too. Unbeknown to Bo, his lady love has followed him in disguise… Phil Silvers, Kenneth Williams, Jim Dale, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims, Angela Douglas, Peter Butterworth, Bernard Bresslaw, Anita Harris, John Bluthal, William Mervyn, Peter Gilmore, Julian Holloway, Larry Taylor, William Hurndell Gerald Thomas Comedy United Kingdom Link
December 17 11:15 Cinderella Christmas Channel 5 2016 0 Angie works hard to run her uncle’s events business while her cousin Candace takes the credit. When Angie takes a night off to have fun at the Chriistmasquerade Ball, the mask and gown allow her to let loose, and she quickly catches the eye of Nicholas, a wealthy local bachelor. But then Angie has to go before revealing her identity, leaving Nicholas searching for his mystery woman in this modern take on the classisc fairytale. Emma Rigby, Peter Porte, Michael Dempsey Tosca Musk
December 17 11:45 The Dog Who Saved the Holidays Channel 4 2012 87 It’s a sun-soaked holiday season for the Bannister family as they travel to Southern California to stay with Aunt Barbara (Shelley Long), who surprises them with a new puppy named Eve (voiced by Peyton List). Everyone is smitten with Eve — except for the Bannister’s dog, Zeus (voiced by Joey Lawrence), who sees what a mischievous animal she is when no one else is around. After deciding to run away, Zeus sees Ted and Stewey, two thrifty thieves, trying to break into the family home while the Bannisters are at church. It’s up to Zeus and his newest sister Eve to join together to save the holidays for their family! Gary Valentine, Elisa Donovan, Dean Cain, Peyton List, Shelley Long, John K. Anderson, Caitlin Carmichael, Skoti Collins, Shirell Ferguson-Coleman, Wyatt Griswold, Michael Healey, David Hill, Joey Lawrence Michael Feifer Family / Comedy United States of America
December 17 12:25 Young Einstein RTE 2 1989 91 Albert Einstein is the son of a Tasmanian apple farmer, who discovers the secret of splitting the beer atom to put the bubbles back into beer. When Albert travels to Sydney to patent his invention he meets beatuiful French scientist Marie Curie, as well as several unscrupulous types who try to take advantage of the naive genius and his invention. Yahoo Serious, Odile Le Clezio, Peewee Wilson, Su Cruickshank, John Howard, Christian Manon Yahoo Serious Comedy / Science Fiction Australia Link
December 17 13:05 Christmas Cookies Channel 5 2016 84 Aunt Sally’s Christmas Cookie Company is sold to a large conglomerate and executive Hannah must seal the deal and shut down the factory, which is the small town of Cookie Jar’s lifeblood. What was supposed to be a simple assignment for Hannah becomes complicated when she meets Jake, the factory owner who’s determined to keep the factory in town. Despite not being a fan of the holiday, the Christmas spirit in this small town is infectious and she gets swept up in the joy of the season while also falling in love with Jake. Jill Wagner, Wes Brown, Tiera Skovbye, Chelsey Reist, Marci T. House, Jim Thorburn James Head TV Movie / Romance / Drama
December 17 13:35 Mr Magorium’s Wonder Emporium UTV 2007 93 Molly Mahoney is the awkward and insecure manager of Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium, the strangest, most fantastic, most wonderful toy store in the world. But when Mr. Magorium bequeaths the store to her, a dark and ominous change begins to take over the once remarkable Emporium. Dustin Hoffman, Natalie Portman, Jason Bateman, Zach Mills, Jonathan Potts, Rebecca Northan, David Rendall, Jade Cohen, Marcia Bennett, Ted Ludzik, Madalena Brancatella, Paula Boudreau, Mike Realba, Steve Whitmire, Liam Powley-Webster, Oliver Masuda, Samantha Harvey, Jesse Bostick, Isaac Durnford, Daniyah Ysrayl, Dash Grundy, Dylan Authors, Aidan Koper, Lin Lin Feng, He Wen, Gan Zhen, Quancetia Hamilton, Kiele Sanchez, David Collins Zach Helm Comedy Canada / United States of America Link
December 17 14:00 Diary of a Wimpy Kid E4 2010 94 Middle school isn’t all it’s cracked up to be for self-described “wimpy kid” Greg Heffley, who discovers a frightening new world teeming with boys who are taller, tougher and hairier than he is — and decides to document it all in his diary. Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Steve Zahn, Rachael Harris, Devon Bostick, Alex Ferris, Cindy Busby, Grayson Russell, Owen Best, Cainan Wiebe, Rob LaBelle, Laine MacNeil, Karan Brar, Brett Dier, Ryan Grantham, Jake D. Smith, Samuel Patrick Chu, Ava Hughes, Harrison Houde, Samantha Page, Talon Dunbar, Jennifer Clement, Adom Osei, Donnie MacNeil, Andrew McNee, Naomi Dane, Sarah Wik, Rylee Stiles, Ethan Shankaruk, Triston Woolsey, Wyatt Cameron, Shane Briscoe, Douglas Armstrong, Greta Makena Gibson Thor Freudenthal Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 17 14:05 The Mistle-Tones RTE One 2012 90 Holly, blessed with an amazing singing voice, is all set to audition for the newly vacated spot in a legendary local Christmas group which was founded by her late mother years ago. Shocked and upset when the slot goes to the barely talented best friend of the group’s leader, Marci, Holly sets out to create her own musical group, The Mistle-Tones. After challenging their rivals to a sing-off on Christmas Eve, Holly finds herself on a journey to the real meaning of Christmas with some new friends and a new love thrown in for good measure. Tia Mowry, Tori Spelling, Reginald VelJohnson, Andy Gala, Jonathan Patrick Moore, Tammy Townsend, Jason Rogel, Megan Kathleen Duffy Paul Hoen
December 17 14:35 Peter Pan ITV2 2003 113 In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into their nursery one night and leads them over moonlit rooftops through a galaxy of stars and to the lush jungles of Neverland. Jeremy Sumpter, Jason Isaacs, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Richard Briers, Olivia Williams, Ludivine Sagnier, Harry Newell, Freddie Popplewell, Lynn Redgrave, Mathew Waters, George MacKay P.J. Hogan Adventure / Fantasy / Family United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 17 18:35 Arthur Christmas RTE One 2011 97 Each Christmas, Santa and his vast army of highly trained elves produce gifts and distribute them around the world in one night. However, when one of 600 million children to receive a gift from Santa on Christmas Eve is missed, it is deemed ‘acceptable’ to all but one – Arthur. Arthur Claus is Santa’s misfit son who executes an unauthorized rookie mission to get the last present half way around the globe before dawn on Christmas morning. James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Bill Nighy, Jim Broadbent, Imelda Staunton, Ashley Jensen, Marc Wootton, Laura Linney, Eva Longoria, Ramona Marquez, Michael Palin, Jerry Lambert, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Robbie Coltrane, Joan Cusack, Rhys Darby, Jane Horrocks, Iain McKee, Andy Serkis, Dominic West, Danny John-Jules Sarah Smith, Barry Cook Drama / Animation / Family / Comedy United States of America Link
December 17 19:30 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey UTV 2012 169 Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon. Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Sylvester McCoy, Ian Holm, Elijah Wood, Hugo Weaving, Lee Pace, Conan Stevens, Bret McKenzie, Aidan Turner, James Nesbitt, Graham McTavish, Barry Humphries, Ken Stott, Jeffrey Thomas, Mark Hadlow, John Callen, William Kircher, John Bell, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dean O’Gorman, Manu Bennett, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, Stephen Hunter, Tim McLachlan Peter Jackson Adventure / Fantasy / Action New Zealand / United States of America Link
December 17 20:00 Drillbit Taylor Comedy Central 2008 102 Three kids hire a low-budget bodyguard to protect them from the playground bully, not realising he is just a homeless beggar and petty thief looking for some easy cash. Owen Wilson, Leslie Mann, Josh Peck, David Dorfman, Nate Hartley, Alex Frost, Troy Gentile, Casey Boersma, Dylan Boersma, Lisa Ann Walter, Beth Littleford, David Koechner, Matt Walsh, Janet Varney, Lisa Lampanelli, Bill O’Neill, Shaun Weiss, Jordan Valacich, Danny McBride, Ian Roberts, Julia Roth, Alex Donnelley, Katie Gill, Valerie Tian, Dana Nicole Silver, Andrew Caldwell, Vincent Malouf, Mo Gallini, Stacy Arnell, David Bowe, Tichina Arnold, Cedric Yarbrough, Robert Musgrave, Joe Wilson, Jeff Kahn, Adam Ho, Stephen Root, Lauren Glenn, Leslie Ann Lizarde, Rance Howard, Steve Bannos Steven Brill Comedy United States of America Link
December 17 20:55 A Christmas Carol BBC Two 2009 96 Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge is faced with his own story of growing bitterness and meanness, and must decide what his own future will hold: death or redemption. Gary Oldman, Jim Carrey, Steve Valentine, Daryl Sabara, Sage Ryan, Amber Gainey Meade, Ryan Ochoa, Bobbi Page, Ron Bottitta, Sammi Hanratty, Julian Holloway, Colin Firth, Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Bob Hoskins, Lesley Manville, Molly C. Quinn Robert Zemeckis Animation / Drama United States of America Link
December 17 21:00 Wedding Crashers Sky1 2005 119 John and his buddy, Jeremy are emotional criminals who know how to use a woman’s hopes and dreams for their own carnal gain. Their modus operandi: crashing weddings. Normally, they meet guests who want to toast the romantic day with a random hook-up. But when John meets Claire, he discovers what true love – and heartache – feels like. Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Christopher Walken, Rachel McAdams, Isla Fisher, Jane Seymour, Bradley Cooper, Henry Gibson, Keir O’Donnell, David Conrad, Ron Canada, Ellen Albertini Dow, Dwight Yoakam, Rebecca De Mornay, Jennifer Alden, Kathryn Joosten, Will Ferrell, Diora Baird, Naureen Zaim, Norma Michaels, Lindsay Schoneweis David Dobkin Comedy / Romance United States of America Link
December 17 21:00 Ghost TV3 1990 127 Gothamites Sam and Molly see their romance shattered when a street thug kills Sam during a mugging. But love endures beyond the grave when a spectral Sam learns that Molly is in danger and he must find a way to warn her before she suffers his fate. Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Tony Goldwyn, Whoopi Goldberg, Vincent Schiavelli, Gail Boggs, Stephen Root, Rick Aviles, Vivian Bonnell, Armelia McQueen, Angelina Estrada, Augie Blunt, Phil Leeds, Alma Beltran Jerry Zucker Fantasy / Drama / Thriller / Mystery / Romance United States of America Link
December 17 21:00 Hancock Christmas GOLD 2008 92 Hancock is a down-and-out superhero who’s forced to employ a PR expert to help repair his image when the public grows weary of all the damage he’s inflicted during his lifesaving heroics. The agent’s idea of imprisoning the antihero to make the world miss him proves successful, but will Hancock stick to his new sense of purpose or slip back into old habits? Will Smith, Charlize Theron, Jason Bateman, Jae Head, Eddie Marsan, David Mattey, Thomas Lennon, Johnny Galecki, Hayley Marie Norman, Trieu Tran, Darrell Foster, Ryan Radis, Daeg Faerch, Eddie J. Fernandez, Martin Klebba, Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Samantha Cannon, Rico Devereaux, Brandon Ford Green, Johnathan Hallgrey, Alexa Havins, Edward M. Kelahan, Algerita Wynn Lewis, Rick Mali, Chris Mitchell, Scott Michael Morgan, Bryan Keith Ponton, Dawn Ressy, Nicholas Rich, Ron Fassler, Mark Simich, Nancy Grace Peter Berg Fantasy / Action United States of America Link
December 17 21:00 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -Part 1 E4 2011 117 The new found married bliss of Bella Swan and vampire Edward Cullen is cut short when a series of betrayals and misfortunes threatens to destroy their world. Bella soon discovers she is pregnant, and during a nearly fatal childbirth, Edward finally fulfills her wish to become immortal. But the arrival of their remarkable daughter, Renesmee, sets in motion a perilous chain of events that pits the Cullens and their allies against the Volturi, the fearsome council of vampire leaders, setting the stage for an all-out battle. Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Ashley Greene, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Jackson Rathbone, Anna Kendrick, Booboo Stewart, Julia Jones, Maggie Grace, Billy Burke, Dakota Fanning, Sarah Clarke, MyAnna Buring, Christian Camargo, Christian Serratos, Michael Welch, Justin Chon, Mackenzie Foy, Casey LaBow, Tyson Houseman, Michael Sheen, Christopher Heyerdahl, Jamie Campbell Bower, Mía Maestro, Alex Rice, Kiowa Gordon, Bronson Pelletier, Alex Meraz, Tinsel Korey, Charlie Bewley, Daniel Cudmore, Ty Olsson, Chaske Spencer, Sienna Joseph, Tanaya Beatty, Swo-wo Gabriel, Brayden Jimmie, Angelo Renai, Ali Faulkner, Carolina Virguez, Sebastião Lemos, Caitlin Mooney-Fu, Stephenie Meyer Bill Condon Adventure / Fantasy / Romance United States of America Link
December 17 21:00 Die Hard 2 RTE 2 1990 124 John McClane is an off-duty cop gripped with a feeling of déjà vu when on a snowy Christmas Eve in the nation’s capital, terrorists seize a major international airport, holding thousands of holiday travelers hostage. Renegade military commandos led by a murderous rogue officer plot to rescue a drug lord from justice and are prepared for every contingency except one: McClane’s smart-mouthed heroics. Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, William Atherton, Reginald VelJohnson, Franco Nero, William Sadler, John Amos, Dennis Franz, Art Evans, Fred Dalton Thompson, Tom Bower, Sheila McCarthy, Don Harvey, Tony Ganios, Peter Nelson, Robert Patrick, Mick Cunningham, John Leguizamo, Tom Verica, John Costelloe, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Mark Boone Junior, Ken Baldwin, Danny Weselis, Gregg Kovan, Don Charles McGovern, Danial Donai, Jeff Langton, Bob ‘Rocky’ Cheli, Dale Jacoby, Vincent Mazella Jr., Patrick O’Neal, Ben Lemon, Jason Ross-Azikiwe, Anthony Droz, Michael Francis Clarke, Steve Pershing, Tom Everett, Sherry Bilsing, Karla Tamburrelli, Jeanne Bates, Colm Meaney, Charles Lanyer Renny Harlin Action / Thriller United States of America Link
December 17 21:00 A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas ITV2 2011 108 Six years have elapsed since Guantanamo Bay, leaving Harold and Kumar estranged from one another with very different families, friends and lives. But when Kumar arrives on Harold’s doorstep during the holiday season with a mysterious package in hand, he inadvertently burns down Harold’s father-in-law’s beloved Christmas tree. To fix the problem, Harold and Kumar embark on a mission through New York City to find the perfect Christmas tree, once again stumbling into trouble at every single turn. Neil Patrick Harris, John Cho, Elias Koteas, Danneel Ackles, Kal Penn, Patton Oswalt, Isabella Gielniak, Austin Bickel, Inga R. Wilson, Brett Gelman, Danny Trejo, Paula Garcés, Thomas Lennon, Eric Kissack, Amir Blumenfeld, Bobby Lee, Esteban Andres Cruz, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Dana DeLorenzo, Dan Levy, David Burtka, Gareth Reynolds, Jake Johnson, Richard Riehle Todd Strauss-Schulson Comedy United States of America Link
December 17 22:00 Escape Plan Channel 4 2013 115 Ray Breslin is the world’s foremost authority on structural security. After analyzing every high security prison and learning a vast array of survival skills so he can design escape-proof prisons, his skills are put to the test. He’s framed and incarcerated in a master prison he designed himself. He needs to escape and find the person who put him behind bars. Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jim Caviezel, Vinnie Jones, 50 Cent, Vincent D’Onofrio, Matt Gerald, Sam Neill, Christian Stokes, Lydia Hull, David Joseph Martinez, Caitriona Balfe, Amy Ryan, Faran Tahir, Steven Krueger, Jaylen Moore, James Rawlings, Alec Rayme, David Leitch, Jeff Chase, Brian Oerly, Christopher Matthew Cook, Michael Papajohn, John L. Armijo, Tim Bell, Graham Beckel, Stephen Warren, Rodney Feaster, Eric R Salas, Dieter Rauter, Stephen Livaudais, Jay Amor, Joseph Aviel, Rex Baker, Joseph Blackstone, Johnnie Brannon Mikael HÃ¥fström Action / Thriller United States of America Link
December 17 22:25 Dan in Real Life UTV Ireland 2007 98 Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love with is actually his brother’s new girlfriend. Steve Carell, Juliette Binoche, Dane Cook, Dianne Wiest, John Mahoney, Emily Blunt, Alison Pill, Britt Robertson, Marlene Lawston, Norbert Leo Butz, Amy Ryan, Jessica Hecht, Frank Wood, CJ Adams, Henry Priest Miller, Amy Landecker, Matthew Morrison, Willa Cuthrell-Tuttleman, Shana Carr Peter Hedges Comedy / Romance / Drama United States of America Link
December 17 22:50 Private Benjamin UTV 1980 109 A sheltered young high society woman joins the army on a whim and finds herself in a more difficult situation than she ever expected. Goldie Hawn, Eileen Brennan, Armand Assante, Robert Webber, Mary Kay Place, Harry Dean Stanton, Albert Brooks Howard Zieff Comedy United States of America Link
December 17 23:00 Coming to America Dave 1988 116 Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York to find his bride? Joined by his loyal servant and friend, Semmi, Akeem attempts to blend in as an ordinary American and begin his search. Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, John Amos, Shari Headley, Frankie Faison, Louie Anderson, Calvin Lockhart, Samuel L. Jackson, Eriq La Salle John Landis Comedy / Romance United States of America Link
December 17 00:00 Just Friends Comedy Central 2005 96 While visiting his hometown during Christmas, a man comes face-to-face with his old high school crush whom he was best friends with – a woman whose rejection of him turned him into a ferocious womanizer. Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart, Anna Faris, Chris Klein, Chris Marquette, Julie Hagerty, Giacomo Beltrami, Amy Matysio, Fred Ewanuick, Wendy Anderson, Barry Flatman, Ty Olsson, Devyn Burant, Mike O’Brien, Jaden Ryan, Todd Lewis, Annie Brebner, Justin Kirby, Jackie Mitchell, Stephen Root Roger Kumble Comedy / Romance Germany / United States of America Link
December 17 00:10 In America RTE One 2002 105 An Irish immigrant family adjusts to life in the United States. Paddy Considine, Samantha Morton, Sarah Bolger, Emma Bolger, Djimon Hounsou, Tom Murphy, Molly Glynn Jim Sheridan Drama / Romance Ireland / United States of America Link
December 17 00:15 The Guest Channel 4 2014 99 A soldier introduces himself to the Peterson family, claiming to be a friend of their son who died in action. After the young man is welcomed into their home, a series of accidental deaths seem to be connected to his presence. Dan Stevens, Maika Monroe, Sheila Kelley, Ethan Embry, Joel David Moore, Leland Orser, Brendan Meyer, Tabatha Shaun, Lance Reddick, AJ Bowen, Candice Patton Adam Wingard Mystery / Thriller / Action United States of America Link
December 17 00:15 Old School BBC One 2003 91 Three friends attempt to recapture their glory days by opening up a fraternity near their alma mater. Luke Wilson, Will Ferrell, Vince Vaughn, Ellen Pompeo, Leah Remini, Elisha Cuthbert, Jeremy Piven, Juliette Lewis, Sarah Shahi, Perrey Reeves, Craig Kilborn, Ashley Jones, Phe Caplan Todd Phillips Comedy United States of America Link
December 17 00:45 That Night TG4 1992 88 Following an accident in the mine on New Year’s Eve, the task of bringing oxygen to the buried miners is to be performed. Driven by jealousy, Pavle founds himself in a dilemma of killing his wife’s former lover, or saving the miners’ lives. Jovan Milićević, Rade Marković, Milanka Udovički, Jovan Janićijević ‘BurduÅ¡’, Mihajlo Viktorović Jovan Živanović Drama Serbia
December 17 00:45 Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight Sky Atlantic 2013 97 Muhammad Ali’s historic Supreme Court battle from behind closed doors. When Ali was drafted into the Vietnam War at the height of his boxing career, his claim to conscientious objector status led to a controversial legal battle that rattled the U.S. judicial system right up to the highest court in the land. Christopher Plummer, Danny Glover, Frank Langella, Ed Begley Jr., Barry Levinson, Benjamin Walker, Muhammad Ali Stephen Frears Drama United States of America Link
December 17 01:10 Bring It On ITV2 2000 98 The Toro cheerleading squad from Rancho Carne High School in San Diego has got spirit, spunk, sass and a killer routine that’s sure to land them the national championship trophy for the sixth year in a row. But for newly-elected team captain, the Toros’ road to total cheer glory takes a shady turn when she discovers that their perfectly-choreographed routines were in fact stolen. Kirsten Dunst, Jesse Bradford, Huntley Ritter, Eliza Dushku, Gabrielle Union, Clare Kramer, Nicole Bilderback, Tsianina Joelson, Nathan West, Shamari Fears, Natina Reed, Richard Hillman, Lindsay Sloane, Rini Bell, Brandi Williams Peyton Reed Comedy United States of America Link
December 17 01:20 Chances Are BBC Two 1989 108 Louie Jeffries is happily married to Corinne. On their first anniversary, Louie is killed crossing the road. Louie is reincarnated as Alex Finch, and twenty years later, fate brings Alex and Louie’s daughter, Miranda, together. It’s not until Alex is invited to Louie’s home that he begins to remember his former life, wife and best friend. Of course, there’s also the problem that he’s attracted to Louie’s/his own daughter. Cybill Shepherd, Robert Downey Jr., Mary Stuart Masterson, Christopher McDonald, Josef Sommer, Joe Grifasi, Ryan O’Neal Emile Ardolino Fantasy / Comedy / Science Fiction / Romance United States of America Link
December 18 09:00 Oklahoma! Sky Arts 1999 180 London stage reproduction of the classic Broadway musical. Hugh Jackman, Josefina Gabrielle, Shuler Hensley, Jimmy Johnston, Maureen Lipman, Peter Polycarpou, Vicki Simon, Stuart Milligan Trevor Nunn Western / Music / Romance United Kingdom
December 18 09:25 All Stars UTV 2013 106 Two kids look to throw an ambitious dance show in order to save their struggling youth center. Ashley Jensen, Kimberley Walsh, Ashley Walters, Kevin Bishop, Theo Stevenson, Akai Osei-Mansfield, Fleur Houdijk, Dominic Herman-Day, Mark Heap, Simon Farnaby, Hugh Dennis, Amelia Clarkson, Gamal Toseafa, Javine Hylton, John Barrowman Ben Gregor Comedy / Family United Kingdom Link
December 18 11:55 The Case for Christmas RTE 2 2011 83 A lawyer finds himself defending Santa Claus in the biggest trial in history. Dean Cain, Rachel Blanchard, George Buza, Barry Flatman, Krista Bridges, Helen Colliander, Dylan Roberts, Alan C. Peterson, Joe Silvaggio, Mike Petersen, Katie Messina, Carson Durven, Jessica Booker, Dan Abramovici, Amanda Barker Timothy Bond TV Movie / Fantasy / Comedy / Drama United States of America / Canada
December 18 12:00 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules E4 2011 99 Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents’ misguided attempts to have them bond. Zachary Gordon, Devon Bostick, Rachael Harris, Robert Capron, Steve Zahn, Fran Kranz, Karan Brar, Laine MacNeil, Grayson Russell, Peyton List, Andrew McNee, Teryl Rothery David Bowers Family / Comedy United States of America Link
December 18 12:20 Barnacle Bill Christmas GOLD 1957 87 A seasick sea captain commands an amusement pier despite local opposition. Released in the U.S. as ‘All at Sea’ Alec Guinness, Irene Browne, Maurice Denham, Percy Herbert, Victor Maddern, Allan Cuthbertson, Harold Goodwin, Richard Wattis, Lionel Jeffries, George Rose, Lloyd Lamble, Harry Locke, Mike Morgan, Max Butterfield, Donald Churchill Charles Frend Comedy United Kingdom
December 18 12:30 A Perfect Christmas List Channel 5 2014 86 As a last wish, a recently hospitalized grandmother, Evie, tasks her daughter and granddaughter, Sara, with a list of festive accomplishments to do together before Christmas, hoping that the adventure of the experience will repair their relationship. Along the way, Sara discovers an unlisted Christmas adventure of her own. Ellen Hollman, Beth Broderick, Aaron Hill, Richard Karn, Marion Ross, Nicole I. Butler, Lauren Nash Fred Olen Ray Comedy / Drama / Family United States of America
December 18 12:50 The Incredible Hulk UTV 2008 114 Scientist Bruce Banner scours the planet for an antidote to the unbridled force of rage within him: the Hulk. But when the military masterminds who dream of exploiting his powers force him back to civilization, he finds himself coming face to face with a new, deadly foe. Edward Norton, Liv Tyler, Tim Roth, William Hurt, Tim Blake Nelson, Ty Burrell, Christina Cabot, Peter Mensah, Lou Ferrigno, Paul Soles, Débora Nascimento, Greg Bryk, Genelle Williams, Chris Owens, Al Vrkljan, Adrian Hein, John MacDonald, Shaun McComb, Simon Wong, Pedro Salvín, Julio Cesar Torres Dantas, Raimundo Camargo Nascimento, Nick Alachiotis, Jason Burke, Grant Nickalls, Joris Jarsky, Arnold Pinnock, Tig Fong, Jason Hunter, Maxwell McCabe-Lokos, David Collins, Chris Ratz, John Carvalho, Robin Wilcock, Wayne Robson, Javier Lambert, Martin Starr, Todd Hofley, Joe La Loggia, Tamsen McDonough, Michael Kenneth Williams, Roberto Bakker, Ruru Sacha, James Downing, Rickson Gracie, Stephen Gartner, Nicholas Rose, P.J. Kerr, Jee-Yun Lee, Desmond Campbell, Deshaun Clarke, Tony Nappo, Aaron Berg, David Meunier, Tre Smith, Moses Nyarko, Carlos A. Gonzalez, Yan Regis, Stephen Broussard, Matt Purdy, Lenka Matuska, Scott Magee, Wes Berger, Carla Nascimento, Krista Vendy, Mila Stromboni, Robert Downey Jr., Stan Lee Louis Leterrier Science Fiction / Action / Adventure United States of America Link
December 18 13:30 The Yearling TG4 1946 128 Jody convinces his parents to allow him to adopt a young deer, but what will happen if the deer misbehaves? Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman, Claude Jarman Jr., Chill Wills, Clem Bevans, Margaret Wycherly, Henry Travers, Forrest Tucker, Donn Gift, June Lockhart Clarence Brown Drama / Family United States of America Link
December 18 13:45 Santa Paws II: The Santa Pups ITV2 2012 88 An all-new Disney holiday classic is born – Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Starring a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever – Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble – it’s perfect for the whole family. When Mrs. Claus travels to Pineville, the playful Santa Pups stow away on her sled. Taking mischief to a whole new level, they begin granting joyful wishes to Pineville’s boys and girls, but something goes terribly wrong – the Christmas spirit begins to disappear. Now the Santa Pups and Mrs. Claus must race to save Christmas around the world. From the creators of Disney Buddies, this magical, heartwarming tale is brimming with hope, cheer, and Christmas spirit. Written by Paws Cheryl Ladd, George Newbern, Pat Finn, Danny Woodburn, Obba Babatundé, Kaitlyn Maher, Josh Feldman, Ali Hillis, Jennifer Elise Cox, Audrey Wasilewski, Bill Chott, Paul Rae, Brian T. Finney, Ted Rooney, Tom Everett Scott, Bonnie Somerville, Aidan Gemme, Tatiana Gudegast, G. Hannelius, Marlowe Peyton, Richard Kind, Diedrich Bader, Chris Coppola, Josh Flitter, Trevor Wright, Joey Bothwell, Bryce Clyde Jenkins, Jay Brazeau, Nic Novicki, Michael Teigen Robert Vince Family United States of America Link
December 18 14:05 Inkheart Channel 4 2008 106 The adventures of a father and his young daughter, in their search for a long lost book that will help reunite a missing, close relative. Brendan Fraser, Sienna Guillory, Andy Serkis, Eliza Bennett, Paul Bettany, Jim Broadbent, Helen Mirren, Matt King, Rafi Gavron, Marnix Van Den Broeke, Richard Strange, Steve Speirs, Jamie Foreman, Stephen Graham, Mirabel O’Keefe, John Thomson, Lesley Sharp, Tereza Srbova, Helen Soraya Iain Softley Adventure / Family / Fantasy Germany / United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 18 14:10 Up the Chastity Belt Christmas GOLD 1972 94 A funny thing happened to Lurkalot, serf to Sir Coward de Custard, on the way to Custard Castle. Lurkalot sells lusty love potions and rusty chastity belts in the market place, but on this day Sir Graggart de Bombast arrives to sack the castle, and to get the lovely Lobelia Custard in the sack! Lurkalot must help Custard cream the knight in pining armour… Frankie Howerd, Frankie Howerd, Graham Crowden, Bill Fraser, Roy Hudd, Hugh Paddick, Eartha Kitt Bob Kellett Comedy United Kingdom
December 18 14:10 Battle of the Bulbs RTE One 2010 89 Let the Games Begin! Daniel Stern, Matt Frewer, Allison Hossack, Teryl Rothery, Emily Tennant, Jorge Vargas, C. Ernst Harth, Ryan Grantham, Ellie Harvie, Alf Humphreys Harvey Frost Drama / Comedy
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December 18 14:45 Cancel Christmas RTE 2 2011 87 Santa Claus has a mission to convince three problematic guys of Riverside Academy to change their attitude, especially Adam, who after being confined to a wheelchair has become a bitter guy. The misconduct of the three is causing serious problems in the academy and the task of Santa is led back they on the right track. Judd Nelson, Justin Landry, Natalie Brown, John Fleming, Sante Scaletta, Connor Price, David Keeley John Bradshaw Family / Fantasy Canada Link
December 18 14:55 National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation UTV 1989 97 It’s Christmas time and the Griswolds are preparing for a family seasonal celebration, but things never run smoothly for Clark, his wife Ellen and their two kids. Clark’s continual bad luck is worsened by his obnoxious family guests, but he manages to keep going knowing that his Christmas bonus is due soon. Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, Juliette Lewis, Johnny Galecki, John Randolph, Diane Ladd, E.G. Marshall, Doris Roberts, Randy Quaid, Miriam Flynn, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Nicholas Guest, Natalija Nogulich, William Hickey, Mae Questel, Sam McMurray, Keith MacKechnie, Brian Doyle-Murray, Nicolette Scorsese, Cody Burger, Ellen Hamilton Latzen Jeremiah S. Chechik Comedy United States of America Link
December 18 15:40 Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas ITV2 2004 68 Santa Claus, Mickey Mouse and all his Disney pals star in an original movie about the importance of opening your heart to the true spirit of Christmas. Stubborn old Donald tries in vain to resist the joys of the season, and Mickey and Pluto learn a great lesson about the power of friendship. Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo, Bill Farmer, Jim Cummings, Tress MacNeille, Jeff Bennett, Jason Marsden, Chuck McCann, Clive Revill, Russi Taylor, Alan Young, Edie McClurg, Gene Weygandt, April Winchell, Corey Burton, Shaun Fleming, Linda Harmon Carole Holliday, Matthew O’Callaghan, Theresa Cullen Animation / Family United States of America Link
December 18 16:00 Up the Front Christmas GOLD 1972 89 In Frankie Howerd’s third Up… film it’s World War I and he plays Lurk, an absolute cowerd, er coward. He’s evading the call-up for all he’s worth. But one evening he’s hypnotised by a drunken hypnotist (Stanley Holloway) into being brave, but he fails to be released from it. So with his yellow streak gone Lurk is down that army office before you can say “titter ye not.” Off to war he goes, mingling with sexy spies like Zsa Zsa Gabor and before long, the spellbound recruit is heading hot-foot back to Blighty with the Germans’ plan of attack tattooed on his bum, and the Germans are bringing up the rear…! Full of sauce, knowing real-life references and witty remarks to camera, this is a cheeky incorrigible final instalment. Frankie Howerd, Bill Fraser, William Mervyn, Linda Gray, Jonathan Cecil, Madeline Smith, Nicholas Bennett, Mike Grady, Dora Bryan, Stanley Holloway, Veronica Clifford, Peter Greenwell, Barrie Gosney, Bob Hoskins, Lance Percival, Peter Bull Bob Kellett Comedy United Kingdom
December 18 16:00 The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey Channel 5 2007 91 When a broken hearted boy loses the treasured wooden nativity set that links him to his dead father, his worried mother persuades a lonely ill-tempered woodcarver to create a replacement, and to allow her son to watch him work on it. Aran Bell, Tom Berenger, Thomas Briggs, Clare Burt, Benji Compston, Saoirse Ronan, Joely Richardson, Robert Jezek, Ronald Pickup Bill Clark Family United Kingdom Link
December 18 16:45 Santa Claus: The Movie UTV 1985 108 The first half of this film, set hundreds of years ago, shows how the old man who eventually became Santa Claus was given immortality and chosen to deliver toys to all the children of the world. The second half moves into the modern era, in which Patch, the head elf, strikes out on his own and falls in with an evil toy manufacturer who wants to corner the market and eliminate Santa Claus. Dudley Moore, John Lithgow, David Huddleston, Burgess Meredith, Judy Cornwell, Jeffrey Kramer, Christian Fitzpatrick, Carrie Kei Heim, John Barrard, Anthony O’Donnell, Melvyn Hayes, Don Estelle, Tim Stern, Christopher Ryan, Peter O’Farrell, Dickie Arnold Jeannot Szwarc Adventure / Comedy / Fantasy / Science Fiction / Family United States of America Link
December 18 16:55 Santa Claus: The Movie TV3 1985 108 The first half of this film, set hundreds of years ago, shows how the old man who eventually became Santa Claus was given immortality and chosen to deliver toys to all the children of the world. The second half moves into the modern era, in which Patch, the head elf, strikes out on his own and falls in with an evil toy manufacturer who wants to corner the market and eliminate Santa Claus. Dudley Moore, John Lithgow, David Huddleston, Burgess Meredith, Judy Cornwell, Jeffrey Kramer, Christian Fitzpatrick, Carrie Kei Heim, John Barrard, Anthony O’Donnell, Melvyn Hayes, Don Estelle, Tim Stern, Christopher Ryan, Peter O’Farrell, Dickie Arnold Jeannot Szwarc Adventure / Comedy / Fantasy / Science Fiction / Family United States of America Link
December 18 17:10 Cars Channel 4 2006 117 Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. On route across the country to the big Piston Cup Championship in California to compete against two seasoned pros, McQueen gets to know the town’s offbeat characters. Owen Wilson, Paul Newman, Bonnie Hunt, Larry the Cable Guy, Cheech Marin, Tony Shalhoub, Guido Quaroni, Jenifer Lewis, Paul Dooley, Michael Wallis, George Carlin, Katherine Helmond, John Ratzenberger, Michael Keaton, Joe Ranft, Richard Petty, Jeremy Piven, Bob Costas, Darrell Waltrip, Richard Kind, Edie McClurg, Humpy Wheeler, Tom Magliozzi, Ray Magliozzi, Lynda Petty, Andrew Stanton, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Michael Schumacher, Jay Leno, Sarah Clark, Mike Nelson, Joe Ranft, Jonas Rivera, Lou Romano, Adrian Ochoa, E.J. Holowicki, Elissa Knight, Lindsey Collins, Larry Benton, Douglas Keever, Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, John Ratzenberger, Billy Crystal, John Goodman, John Ratzenberger, Dave Foley, John Ratzenberger, Vanness Wu John Lasseter, Joe Ranft Animation / Adventure / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 18 17:35 The Terminal BBC Two 2004 128 Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d’etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he’s stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he’s holding a passport that nobody recognizes. While quarantined in the transit lounge until authorities can figure out what to do with him, Viktor simply goes on living – and courts romance with a beautiful flight attendant. Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Stanley Tucci, Chi McBride, Diego Luna, Barry Shabaka Henley, Kumar Pallana, Zoe Saldana, Eddie Jones, Jude Ciccolella, Corey Reynolds, Guillermo Díaz, Rini Bell, Stephen Mendel, Michael Nouri, Sasha Spielberg, John Eddins, Valeriy Nikolaev, Valeriy Nikolaev Steven Spielberg Comedy / Drama United States of America Link
December 18 17:45 Scrooge Channel 5 1970 113 The classic Charles Dickens’ Christmas ghost tale told in musical form. Albert Finney, Edith Evans, Kenneth More, Laurence Naismith, Alec Guinness, Michael Medwin, David Collings, Anton Rodgers, Suzanne Neve, Frances Cuka, Derek Francis, Gordon Jackson, Roy Kinnear, Mary Peach, Paddy Stone, Kay Walsh, Geoffrey Bayldon, Helena Gloag, Reg Lever, Keith Marsh, Marianne Stone, Molly Weir, Richard Beaumont Ronald Neame Fantasy / Drama / Family United Kingdom Link
December 18 17:50 Shakespeare in Love Christmas GOLD 1998 122 Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, “Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate’s Daughter,” before it’s even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into forbidden love — and his play finds a new life (and title). As their relationship progresses, Shakespeare’s comedy soon transforms into tragedy. Joseph Fiennes, Gwyneth Paltrow, Geoffrey Rush, Tom Wilkinson, Judi Dench, Imelda Staunton, Colin Firth, Ben Affleck, Simon Callow, Steven Beard, Jim Carter, Rupert Everett, Martin Clunes, Tim McMullan, Joe Roberts John Madden History United States of America Link
December 18 19:10 The Amazing Spider-Man ITV2 2012 136 Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, he begins a quest to understand his parents’ disappearance – leading him directly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors, his father’s former partner. As Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connors’ alter ego, The Lizard, Peter will make life-altering choices to use his powers and shape his destiny to become a hero. Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Martin Sheen, Sally Field, Irrfan Khan, Campbell Scott, Embeth Davidtz, Chris Zylka, Max Charles, C. Thomas Howell, Jake Keiffer, Kari Coleman, Stan Lee, Hannah Marks, Kelsey Asbille, Kevin McCorkle, Barbara Eve Harris, Danielle Burgio, Michael Barra, Leif Gantvoort, Andy Pessoa, Andy Gladbach, Ring Hendricks-Tellefsen, Tom Waite, Keith Campbell, Steve DeCastro, James Chen, Alexander Bedria, John Burke, Jill Flint, Mark Daugherty, Milton González, Skyler Gisondo, Charlie DePew, Jacob Rodier, Vincent Laresca, Damien Lemon, Ty Upshaw, Tia Texada, Jay Caputo, Terry Bozeman, Jennifer Lyons, Michael Massee, Amber Stevens, Zoey Deutch, Jody Cosgrove-Kao, Max Bogner, Ethan Cohn, Miles Elliot, Miranda LaDawn Hill, Amanda MacDonald, Maury Morgan, Amy Novondo, Michael Papajohn, Kristin Quick Marc Webb Action / Adventure / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 18 20:00 Mr. Deeds Comedy Central 2002 96 When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by opportunists all gunning for their piece of the pie. Babe, a television tabloid reporter, poses as an innocent small-town girl to do an exposé on Deeds. Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder, John Turturro, Allen Covert, Peter Gallagher, Erick Avari, Jared Harris, Steve Buscemi, Conchata Ferrell, Peter Dante, Harve Presnell, Brandon Molale Steven Brill Comedy / Romance United States of America Link
December 18 21:00 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -Part 2 E4 2012 115 After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi. Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Ashley Greene, Jackson Rathbone, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Billy Burke, Dakota Fanning, Jamie Campbell Bower, Maggie Grace, Mackenzie Foy, Michael Sheen, Cameron Bright, Chaske Spencer, MyAnna Buring, Christopher Heyerdahl, Julia Jones, Booboo Stewart, Andrea Powell, Christian Camargo, Daniel Cudmore, Guri Weinberg, Lee Pace, Rami Malek, Casey LaBow, Joe Anderson, Angela Sarafyan, Valorie Curry, Noel Fisher, Tyson Houseman, Lateef Crowder, Charlie Bewley, Billy Wagenseller, Mía Maestro, Wendell Pierce, Omar Metwally, Andrea Gabriel, Judi Shekoni, Tracey Heggins, Patrick Brennan, Lisa Howard, Marlane Barnes, Toni Trucks, Erik Odom, Amadou Ly, Janelle Froehlich, Masami Kosaka, Alex Rice, JD Pardo, Marisa Quinn, Bill Tangradi, Rebecca Barras, Abbie Dunn Bill Condon Adventure / Fantasy / Drama / Romance United States of America Link
December 18 21:00 The Transporter TV3 2002 92 Former Special Forces officer, Frank Martin will deliver anything to anyone for the right price, and his no-questions-asked policy puts him in high demand. But when he realizes his latest cargo is alive, it sets in motion a dangerous chain of events. The bound and gagged Lai is being smuggled to France by a shady American businessman, and Frank works to save her as his own illegal activities are uncovered by a French detective. Jason Statham, Shu Qi, François Berléand, Matt Schulze, Ric Young, Doug Rand, Didier Saint Melin, Vincent Nemeth, Jean-Yves Bilien, Jean-Marie Paris, Laurent Jumeaucourt, Frédéric Vallet, Cameron Watson Louis Leterrier, Corey Yuen Kwai Action / Crime / Thriller United States of America / France Link
December 18 21:00 Hercules Channel 5 2014 99 Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labors and the loss of his family, this dark, world-weary soul turned his back on the gods finding his only solace in bloody battle. Over the years he warmed to the company of six similar souls, their only bond being their love of fighting and presence of death. These men and woman never question where they go to fight or why or whom, just how much they will be paid. Now the King of Thrace has hired these mercenaries to train his men to become the greatest army of all time. It is time for this bunch of lost souls to finally have their eyes opened to how far they have fallen when they must train an army to become as ruthless and blood thirsty as their reputation has become. Dwayne Johnson, Ian McShane, John Hurt, Rufus Sewell, Aksel Hennie, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Reece Ritchie, Joseph Fiennes, Tobias Santelmann, Peter Mullan, Rebecca Ferguson, Isaac Andrews, Joe Anderson, Steve Peacocke, Nicholas Moss, Irina Shayk, Robert Maillet, Ian Whyte, Barbara Palvin, Caroline Boulton, Christopher Fairbank, John Cross, Máté Haumann, Matt Devere, Robert Whitelock, Karolina Szymczak Brett Ratner Action / Adventure United States of America Link
December 18 21:30 22 Jump Street RTE One 2014 112 After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don’t have to just crack the case – they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship. If these two overgrown adolescents can grow from freshmen into real men, college might be the best thing that ever happened to them. Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Dave Franco, Ice Cube, Nick Offerman, Peter Stormare, Rob Riggle, Wyatt Russell, Richard Grieco, Amber Stevens, Jillian Bell, Jimmy Tatro, Caroline Aaron, Joe Chrest, Marc Evan Jackson, Eddie J. Fernandez, Dax Flame, Johnny Pemberton, Anna Faris, Bill Hader, Patton Oswalt, Seth Rogen, Queen Latifah, Dustin Nguyen, Ramiro ‘Ramir’ Delgado Ruiz Phil Lord, Christopher Miller Crime / Comedy / Action United States of America Link
December 18 22:20 Hot Fuzz UTV 2007 121 Top London cop, PC Nicholas Angel is good. Too good. To stop the rest of his team from looking bad, he is reassigned to the quiet town of Sandford, paired with simple country cop, and everything seems quiet until two actors are found decapitated. It is addressed as an accident, but Angel isn’t going to accept that, especially when more and more people turn up dead. Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Timothy Dalton, Jim Broadbent, Paddy Considine, Rafe Spall, Adam Buxton, Kevin Eldon, Olivia Colman, Edward Woodward, Bill Nighy, Paul Freeman, Stuart Wilson, Lucy Punch, Rory McCann, David Threlfall, Billie Whitelaw, Anne Reid, Bill Bailey, Karl Johnson, David Bradley, Stephen Merchant, Martin Freeman, Peter Wight, Alice Lowe, Julia Deakin, Lorraine Hilton, Robert Popper, Joe Cornish, Chris Waitt, Trevor Nichols, Elizabeth Elvin, Patricia Franklin, Kenneth Cranham, Tim Barlow, Ben McKay, Ron Cook, Colin Michael Carmichael, Maria Charles, Cate Blanchett, Steve Coogan, Peter Jackson, Garth Jennings, Edgar Wright, Eric Mason Edgar Wright Crime / Action / Comedy United Kingdom Link
December 18 22:55 Snitch Channel 5 2013 112 Construction company owner John Matthews learns that his estranged son, Jason, has been arrested for drug trafficking. Facing an unjust prison sentence for a first time offender courtesy of mandatory minimum sentence laws, Jason has nothing to offer for leniency in good conscience. Desperately, John convinces the DEA and the opportunistic DA Joanne Keeghan to let him go undercover to help make arrests big enough to free his son in return. With the unwitting help of an ex-con employee, John enters the narcotics underworld where every move could be his last in an operation that will demand all his resources, wits and courage to survive. Dwayne Johnson, Barry Pepper, Jon Bernthal, Susan Sarandon, Michael Kenneth Williams, Rafi Gavron, Melina Kanakaredes, Nadine Velazquez, Benjamin Bratt, Harold Perrineau, J. D. Pardo, Richard Cabral, Kym Jackson, Jason Douglas, Kyara Campos, James Allen McCune, Ashlynn Ross, Spencer Miller, Jayson Floyd, Benjamin Blankenship, Darnell Trotter, Tim J. Smith Ric Roman Waugh Thriller / Drama United States of America / United Arab Emirates Link
December 18 23:05 About a Boy Channel 4 2002 101 Will Freeman is a hip Londoner who one day realizes that his friends are all involved with the responsibilities of married life and that leaves him alone in the cold. Passing himself off as a single father, he starts to meet a string of single mums, confident in his ability to leave them behind when they start to ask for a commitment. But Will’s hope of a continued bachelorhood is interrupted when he meets 12-year old Marcus, in many ways his complete opposite. Hugh Grant, Nicholas Hoult, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz, Sharon Small, Madison Cook, Jordan Cook, Nicholas Hutchison, Ryan Speechley, Joseph Speechley, Denise Stephenson, Natalia Tena, Christopher Webster, Isabel Brook, Orlando Thor Newman, Augustus Prew, Victoria Smurfit, Paulette P. Williams, Susannah Doyle, Fritha Goodey, Delma Walsh, Peter Roy, Rosalind Knight, Sian Martin, Joanne Petitt, Cathy Murphy, Mark Heap, Claire Harman, Jason Salkey, Annabelle Apsion, Russell Barr Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz Drama / Comedy / Romance United Kingdom / United States of America
December 18 23:30 The Way UTV Ireland 2010 128 When his son dies while hiking the famed Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in the Pyrenees, Tom flies to France to claim the remains. Looking for insights into his estranged child’s life, he decides to complete the 500-mile mountain trek to Spain. Tom soon joins up with other travelers and realizes they’re all searching for something. Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Deborah Kara Unger, James Nesbitt, Yorick van Wageningen, Romy Baskerville, Renée Estevez, Spencer Garrett, Tchéky Karyo, Matt Clark Emilio Estevez Adventure / Comedy / Drama Spain Link
December 18 23:30 Last Chance Harvey BBC Two 2008 92 In London for his daughter’s wedding, a struggling jingle-writer, Harvey Shine, misses his plane to New York, and thus loses his job. While drowning his sorrows in the airport pub, Harvey meets Kate, a British government worker stuck in an endless cycle of work, phone calls from her mother, and blind dates. A connection forms between the unhappy pair, who soon find themselves falling in love. Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson, Eileen Atkins, Kathy Baker, Liane Balaban, Daniel Lapaine, James Brolin, Richard Schiff, Wendy Mae Brown, Bronagh Gallagher, Jeremy Sheffield, Patrick Baladi, Adam James, Michael Landes, Jamie Sives, Angela Griffin, Charlotte Lucas, Gaia Wise, Imogen Byron, Ginny Holder, Mickey Sumner, Tolula Adeyemi, Jemma Bolt, Robert Jezek Joel Hopkins Drama / Comedy / Romance United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 18 00:55 Before I Go to Sleep Channel 4 2014 92 A woman wakes up every day, remembering nothing as a result of a traumatic accident in her past. One day, new terrifying truths emerge that force her to question everyone around her. Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Anne-Marie Duff, Jing Lusi, Dean-Charles Chapman, Adam Levy, Ben Crompton, Flynn MacArthur, Gabriel Strong Rowan Joffe Mystery / Thriller France / Sweden / United Kingdom Link
December 18 01:15 Panto! RTE 2 2012 65 Morecambe FM disc jockey Lewis Loud is thrilled to be appearing in his first pantomime ‘Dick Whittington’ opposite glamorous soap star Tamsin. Sheridan Smith, John Bishop, Chesney Hawkes, Mark Benton, Kaye Wragg, Kenneth Cranham, Samantha Spiro, Michael Cochrane, Lisa Jackson, Trevor Dwyer-Lynch, Ami Metcalf, Daniel Bishop
December 19 08:10 12 Wishes of Christmas E4 2011 87 A woman whose dog was taken by her landlord follows her life coach’s instructions to make 12 wishes for a better future, and watches in surprise as each of those wishes comes true in this Christmas fantasy for the entire family. Laura was already down in the dumps when her strict landlord took away her beloved four-legged friend. Encouraged by her best friend to seek the help of a life coach, Laura begrudgingly takes the leap. Later, as Laura follows instructions to make 12 wishes for a better life, her deepest desires become reality. But every wish has its consequences, and with Christmas fast approaching Laura must now figure out a means of getting her dog back, and her life on track in time for the holidays. Elisa Donovan, Gabrielle Carteris, Fred Willard, David O’Donnell, Sarah Thompson, Michael Gross, Chonda Pierce, Mo Gaffney, Michael Bergin, Lynn Milano Peter Sullivan Comedy / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 19 08:15 The Game Plan BBC Two 2007 110 NFL quarterback Joe Kingman was living the bachelor lifestyle when one day he discovers that he has a 8-year-old daughter from a previous relationship. Dwayne Johnson, Madison Pettis, Kyra Sedgwick, Roselyn Sánchez, Morris Chestnut, Hayes MacArthur, Brian J. White, Jamal Duff, Paige Turco, Gordon Clapp, Kate Nauta, Robert Torti, Jackie Flynn, Lauren Storm, Thomas Conroy Andy Fickman Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 19 10:10 The Christmas Truce Channel 5 2015 90 During a shaky 24-hour holiday truce amid the Battle of the Bulge, American Captain John Myers and a Belgian farm girl, Alina, fall in love. Forced to separate when fighting resumes, the couple vows to reunite, under a bell tower, the first Christmas Eve after the war ends, if each is alive and eager. Craig Olejnik, Ali Liebert, Kate Vernon, Josh Blacker, Adam DiMarco Brian Skiba TV Movie / War / Drama / Romance Canada
December 19 10:10 12 Dates of Christmas Channel 4 2011 89 12 Dates of Christmas is a romantic comedy that follows Kate (Amy Smart), a young woman who re-lives the same first date on Christmas Eve over and over again. In an attempt to win back her ex-boyfriend on Christmas Eve, Kate ends up ruining her blind date with Miles (Mark-Paul Gosselaar), a handsome guy she’s been set up with. In a strange twist of fate, Kate is given the chance to re-live Christmas Eve twelve times! Kate decides to embrace what Christmas Eve has given her — a loving family, great friends and Miles, who turns out to be a great guy! However, just as she seems to think she has gotten it right, the clock strikes midnight and Kate must live Christmas Eve once again. Under these weird new circumstances, Kate learns to take risks and enjoy what she’s been given. Thanks to the gift of Christmas Eve, Kate finds happiness by finally trusting fate. Amy Smart, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Benjamin Ayres, Laura Miyata James Hayman TV Movie / Fantasy / Comedy / Romance / Family Link
December 19 10:20 Earth vs The Flying Saucers More4 1956 83 After aliens fail to effectively manage their time-space communications devices and botch an attempt to contact rocket scientist Dr. Russell Marvin and his charming wife Carol, they start to destroy Earth targets, suck the knowledge out of military brains, and issue ultimatums. Fortunately, Dr. Marvin and his fellow scientists have a few tricks of their own. Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis, Morris Ankrum, John Zaremba, Thomas Browne Henry, Grandon Rhodes, Larry J. Blake Fred F. Sears Horror / Science Fiction United States of America Link
December 19 12:00 A Husband for Christmas Channel 5 2016 0 Brooke and Roger, two graphic designers in a soon-to-be-merged company, help one another by agreeing to a loveless marriage of convenience, suggested by their new boss. In the process, Brooke gets to upstage the sister who just announced her engagement to Brooke’s ex-boyfriend during the holidays. But, with their “marriage” in question, will Brooke and Roger find a spark they didn’t know existed? Ricco Ross, Jackée Harry, Jason-Shane Scott, Vivica A. Fox, Jessica Morris David DeCoteau
December 19 12:25 A Christmas Proposal Channel 4 2008 0 Two lawyers dueling over a proposal to turn a quaint mountain town into a ski resort discover they are former childhood sweethearts. Lisa is fighting to protect the hamlet, big city attorney Rick represents the developer who wants to plow it under. But when a car accident forces Rick to stick around, the small town, and his former beloved, begin to work their magic on him. Nicole Eggert, David O’Donnell, Tom Arnold, Sarah Thompson, Patty McCormack, John Colton, Timothy Oman, Caia Coley, Beth Shea, Abby Box, Joshua Chelmo, Mike Falkow, David Hill, Mike Korich, Mary E. Morales, Gene Richards, Jodi Riggins, Susan Zangl, Carl Latin, Richard Ryan, David DeLuise, Shannon Sturges Michael Feifer Comedy / Romance United States of America
December 19 12:45 Another Shore Christmas GOLD 1948 77 A young Irishman comes up with an unusual plan to get the money to emigrate to Tahiti. One of the Ealing comedies. Robert Beatty, Moira Lister, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Brambell Charles Crichton Comedy United Kingdom
December 19 13:45 A Christmas Hero Channel 5 2016 88 With Christmas approaching, life appears to be good for Tom, an ex-Olympic hockey star, and his girlfriend, Jenny, a firefighter — at least until Mary, a former Olympic figure skater, Tom’s soon-to-be ex-wife and the author of a book of tips on relationships, is convinced that appearing to be still happy with Tom will help sell her book. Tom’s strong desire to spend the holidays with his and Mary’s daughter provides a test of true love and, ultimately, reveals who the true heroes are. Anna Hutchison, Marcus Rosner, Anita Brown, Bruce Dawson, Jaeda Lily Miller, Benjamin Charles Watson, Daniel Bacon, Rachel Hayward, Jerry Trimble, Nelson Wong George Erschbamer TV Movie / Romance / Comedy / Drama Canada
December 19 13:45 Cool Runnings BBC One 1993 98 Cool Runnings is an American film from director Jon Turteltaub from 1993 about the first Jamaican Olympic bobsled team. Leon Robinson, Doug E. Doug, Rawle D. Lewis, Malik Yoba, John Candy, Raymond J. Barry, Peter Outerbridge, Paul Coeur, Larry Gilman, Kristoffer Cooper, Charles Hyatt, Winston Stona, Bertina Macauley, Pauline Stone Myrie, Bill Dow Jon Turteltaub Comedy United States of America Link
December 19 15:35 My Angel Channel 5 2011 90 Fifteen year old Eddie’s mother falls very ill after a serious car accident. Eddie and his brother Stewart end up having to take care of themselves and one night when they have ran out of food and electricity, Eddie dreams that his mother asks him to find an angel’s halo so that she can be saved. Will Eddie be able to save his mother in time for Christmas? Celia Imrie, Brenda Blethyn, Timothy Spall Stephen Cookson Comedy / Drama / Family
December 19 15:50 Madagascar BBC One 2005 86 Zoo animals leave the comforts of man-made habitats for exotic adventure in this animated family film. After escaping from the zoo, four friends — a lion, a hippo, a zebra and a giraffe — are sent back to Africa. When their ship capsizes, stranding them on Madagascar, an island populated by crazy critters, the pals must adapt to jungle life and their new roles as wild animals. Ben Stiller, Chris Rock, David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett Smith, Sacha Baron Cohen, Paco León, Cedric the Entertainer, Andy Richter, Tom McGrath, Christopher Knights, Chris Miller, Conrad Vernon, Eric Darnell, David Cowgill, Elisa Gabrielli, Stephen Apostolina, Devika Parikh, David P. Smith, Cody Cameron, Bob Saget, Jan Josef Liefers, Bastian Pastewka, Jeffrey Katzenberg Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath Family / Animation United States of America Link
December 19 17:15 A Christmas Reunion Channel 5 2015 87 A Madison Avenue executive, Amy, discovers an unusual Christmas surprise when she inherits her Aunt’s hometown bakery. The real surprise comes when she learns the other half of the bakery was left to her long-ago boyfriend, Jack. Unresolved personal issues resurface between them, as the exes return home to co-manage the store, along with its traditional holiday cookie bake-off. Denise Richards, Patrick Muldoon, Jake Busey, Catherine Hicks, Parker Stevenson Sean Olson Comedy / TV Movie / Family / Romance United States of America Link
December 19 21:00 The Shawshank Redemption TV3 1994 142 Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates — including an older prisoner named Red — for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope. Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler, Clancy Brown, Gil Bellows, James Whitmore, Mark Rolston, Jeffrey DeMunn, Larry Brandenburg, Neil Giuntoli, Brian Libby, David Proval, Joseph Ragno, Jude Ciccolella, Paul McCrane, Renee Blaine, Scott Mann, John Horton, Gordon Greene, Alfonso Freeman, V.J. Foster, Frank Medrano, Mack Miles, Gary Lee Davis, Ned Bellamy, Brian Delate, Don McManus, Dorothy Silver, Dion Anderson, Robert Haley, Bill Bolender, John R. Woodward, Rohn Thomas, Brian Brophy, Ken Magee, James Babson, Fred Culbertson, Alonzo F. Jones, Sergio Kato, Philip Ettington, Neil Summers Frank Darabont Drama / Crime United States of America Link
December 19 21:30 The Fifth Estate TG4 2013 128 A look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter and eventual colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and how the website’s growth and influence led to an irreparable rift between the two friends. Benedict Cumberbatch, Dan Stevens, Daniel Brühl, Alicia Vikander, Carice van Houten, Peter Capaldi, Jamie Blackley, Stanley Tucci, Laura Linney, David Thewlis, Moritz Bleibtreu, Alexander Beyer, Anatole Taubman, Anthony Mackie Bill Condon Drama / Thriller United States of America Link
December 19 23:40 Carry On Camping UTV 1969 88 Sid and Bernie keep having their amorous intentions snubbed by their girlfriends Joan and Anthea, so when they decide to take them on a holiday to Paradise Camp, they think they’re off to a nudist colony – but they couldn’t be more wrong, and meet up with the weirdest bunch of campers you can imagine! Coach-loads of sex-starved schoolgirls and a party of hippies all add to the laughs. Sid James, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims, Kenneth Williams, Terry Scott, Barbara Windsor, Hattie Jacques, Bernard Bresslaw, Julian Holloway, Dilys Laye, Peter Butterworth, Betty Marsden, Trisha Noble, Brian Oulton, Derek Francis Gerald Thomas Comedy United Kingdom Link
December 19 00:00 I Know What You Did Last Summer 3e 1997 100 As they celebrate their high school graduation, four friends are involved in a hit-and-run accident when their car hits and apparently kills a pedestrian on an isolated roadway. They dispose of the body and vow to keep the incident a secret, a year later somebody starts sending them letters bearing the warning “I Know What You Did Last Summer.” Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, Freddie Prinze Jr., Bridgette Wilson, Johnny Galecki, Muse Watson, Anne Heche, Stuart Greer, Dan Albright, Rasool J’Han Jim Gillespie Horror / Thriller / Mystery United States of America Link
December 19 00:40 The Woman in Black Channel 4 2012 95 The story follows a young lawyer, Arthur Kipps, who is ordered to travel to a remote village and sort out a recently deceased client’s papers. As he works alone in the client’s isolated house, Kipps begins to uncover tragic secrets, his unease growing when he glimpses a mysterious woman dressed only in black. Receiving only silence from the locals, Kipps is forced to uncover the true identity of the Woman in Black on his own, leading to a desperate race against time when he discovers her true identity. Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Sidney Johnston, Alisa Khazanova, Mary Stockley, Alfie Field , Roger Allam, Sophie Stuckey, Shaun Dooley, Liz White, Victor McGuire, Tim McMullan, Daniel Cerqueira, Janet McTeer, David Burke James Watkins Drama / Horror / Thriller Canada / Sweden / United Kingdom Link
December 19 01:55 Wild Target ITV2 2010 98 Victor Maynard is a middle-aged, solitary assassin, who lives to please his formidable mother, despite his own peerless reputation for lethal efficiency. His professional routine is interrupted when he finds himself drawn to one of his intended victims, Rose. He spares her life, unexpectedly acquiring in the process a young apprentice, Tony. Believing Victor to be a private detective, his two new companions tag along, while he attempts to thwart the murderous attentions of his unhappy client Bill Nighy, Emily Blunt, Rupert Grint, Rupert Everett, Eileen Atkins, Martin Freeman, Gregor Fisher, Geoff Bell, Rory Kinnear, Duncan Duff, Graham Seed, James O’Donnell, George Rainsford, Alexis Rodney Jonathan Lynn Action / Comedy France / United Kingdom Link
December 20 07:00 Art and Craft Sky Arts 2014 90 For several decades, gifted and incredibly prolific forger Mark Landis compulsively created impeccable copies of works by a variety of major artists, donating them to institutions across the country and landing pieces on many of their walls. Art and Craft brings us into the cluttered and insular life of an unforgettable character just as he finds his foil in an equally obsessive art registrar. Mark Landis Sam Cullman, Jennifer Grausman, Mark Becker Documentary Link
December 20 08:10 A Christmas Wedding Tail E4 2012 82 Jennie Garth of “90210” stars as Susan, an unemployed Los Angeles museum curator and widowed single mom temporarily living in a small California town with her three sensitive sons. Jake (Brad Rowe of “General Hospital”) is a single dad of two tomboys who owns a local winery. When Susan’s dog Rusty (voiced by Jay Mohr of “Ghost Whisperer”) falls for Jake’s poodle Cheri (voiced by Nikki Cox of “Las Vegas”), these canine matchmakers help their owners fall in love too. Now with a Christmas Day wedding to plan — and major complications threatening to unravel it all — can two mismatched broods find a way to make one happy family? Tom Arnold and Catherine Hicks (“Seventh Heaven”) co-star in this heartwarming holiday film from the producer/director of The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation and Your Love Never Fails. Jennie Garth, Brad Rowe, Tom Arnold, Nikki Cox, Jay Mohr, Catherine Hicks, David O’Donnell Michael Feifer Comedy / Drama / Romance Link
December 20 08:45 Underdog BBC Two 2007 84 A lab accident gives a hound named Shoeshine some serious superpowers — a secret that the dog eventually shares with the young boy who becomes his owner and friend Jason Lee, Peter Dinklage, Jim Belushi, Patrick Warburton, Alex Neuberger, John Slattery, Taylor Momsen, Amy Adams, Larry Vigus, Bates Wilder, Frank Ridley, Alexander ‘Alex’ Garde Frederik Du Chau Action / Adventure / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 20 09:35 Earthquake More4 1974 123 Earthquake is a 1974 American disaster film that achieved huge box-office success, continuing the disaster film genre of the 1970s where recognizable all-star casts attempt to survive life or death situations. The plot concerns the struggle for survival after a catastrophic earthquake destroys most of the city of Los Angeles, California. Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, George Kennedy, Lorne Greene, Geneviève Bujold, Richard Roundtree, Marjoe Gortner, Barry Sullivan, Lloyd Nolan, Victoria Principal, Walter Matthau, Monica Lewis, Gabriel Dell, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Lloyd Gough, John Randolph, Kip Niven, Tiger Williams, Donald Moffat Mark Robson Action / Drama / Thriller United States of America Link
December 20 10:10 Holiday in Handcuffs Channel 4 2007 120 A ne er-do-well thirty-something (Melissa Joan Hart) attempts to appease her family by kidnapping herself an attractive boyfriend (Mario Lopez) for the family Christmas. Despite unlikely odds and dysfunctional family moments, the two fall in love and share a magical Christmas. Melissa Joan Hart, Mario López, Markie Post, June Lockhart, Timothy Bottoms, Kyle Howard, Vanessa Evigan, Layla Alizada, Cedric De Souza, Marion Eisman, Karen Hines, Maureen Jones, Matt Embry, Gabrielle Miller Ron Underwood TV Movie / Comedy / Romance / Family Canada Link
December 20 10:10 Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London Channel 5 2004 100 With all-new gadgets, high-flying action, exciting chases and a wisecracking new handler, Derek (Anthony Anderson), Cody has to retrieve the device before the world’s leaders fall under the evil control of a diabolical villain. Frankie Muniz, Anthony Anderson, Hannah Spearritt, Alfie Allen, Cynthia Stevenson, Daniel Roebuck, Anna Chancellor, Keith Allen, James Faulkner, David Kelly, Santiago Segura, Connor Widdows, Keith David, Rod Silvers, Jack Stanley, Joshua Brody Kevin Allen Comedy United States of America Link
December 20 12:00 Dear Santa Channel 5 2011 90 Crystal, a rich party girl, finds a little girl’s letter to Santa asking for a new mother, and she vows to win over the father and daughter before the holidays. Amy Acker, David Haydn-Jones, Gina Holden, James Dugan, Patrick Creery Jason Priestley Comedy / Drama / Romance Canada Link
December 20 12:25 Christmas Magic Channel 4 2011 90 Carrie Bishop (Booth) lives for her successful career as an event planner in New York City, but her life changes in an instant after a nasty car accident in a snowstorm. Carrie suffers head trauma and regains consciousness in Central Park with an older man, Henry (Derek McGrath, “Little Mosque on the Prairie”). Henry is Carrie’s spirit guide and is there to help her “pass over” to Heaven. But before Carrie can move on, she must fulfill one last task on Earth – a type of Angel Duty. Henry tells Carrie that she must help guide a widowed, young restaurant owner, Scott Walker, (McGillion) who has recently considered suicide because his beloved restaurant/catering business is utterly failing. Carrie befriends Scott and his 8-year-old daughter and immediately displays a knack for promoting the restaurant. But time isn’t on Carrie’s side on this mission. She has until midnight Christmas Eve to turn the eatery around… Kiara Glasco, Lindy Booth, Paul McGillion, Derek McGrath John Bradshaw TV Movie / Family
December 20 13:00 Who Done It? Christmas GOLD 1956 85 This movie debut for saucy British TV comic Benny Hill has Benny leaving his job as a sweeper after winning some money. He becomes a private detective and investigates a plot to assassinate British scientists. Benny Hill Basil Dearden Action / Comedy / Foreign United Kingdom
December 20 13:45 Rise of the Guardians BBC One 2012 97 When an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs and imagination of children all over the world. Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Jude Law, Isla Fisher, Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Khamani Griffin, Kamil McFadden, Georgie Grieve, Emily Nordwind, Jacob Bertrand, Olivia Mattingly, Dominique Grund, Ryan Crego, April Lawrence Peter Ramsey Fantasy / Animation / Family United States of America Link
December 20 13:50 A Christmas Carol Channel 5 2016 59 When the miserly Ebeneezer Scrooge receives ghostly visitations one fateful Christmas Eve, he is shown the error of his ways. Colin Baker, Anthony D.P. Mann, Charline Cleaver, Heidi L. Dennis, Andrea Hiltz, Dave Hudson, Devon Murray-Powell, Sherri Paterson, Pamela Prendergast, Terry Wade Anthony D.P. Mann Music / Drama / Fantasy
December 20 15:05 A Christmas Wedding Date RTE One 2012 82 After being fired, Rebecca hours back to her old home town to attend her friends wedding on Christmas Eve and visit her mother. But when she tries to return home she finds she must relive Christmas Eve over and over until she gets it right. Marla Sokoloff, Chris Carmack, Catherine Hicks, George Wendt, Vanessa Evigan, Chelan Simmons, Kristen Clement, Michael Dunn, Levi Fiehler, Daniel Booko Fred Olen Ray Comedy / Romance United States of America Link
December 20 15:35 Christmas in the City Channel 5 2013 87 With the threat of having to close her father’s candy store, Wendy and her six-year-old daughter Grace travel to the big city in hopes of making extra holiday cash to save the store. When she’s offered a job in the toy department of Wolmans, the city’s biggest department store, Wendy can’t wait! Her excitement doesn’t last long when the store’s manager, Teanna, destroys the Christmas spirit throughout the store and replaces Santa with a hunky male underwear model surrounded by elfin “babes.” What Teanna is unaware of is that she has in fact sacked the real Santa. Unaware of his real “Santa” status, Wendy reaches out to the old man but it seems even he has given up hope. With her daughter losing faith in the holiday, Wendy realizes she must bring the true meaning of Christmas back to Wolmans before it is too late. Ashley Williams, Jon Prescott, Ashanti, Shanola Hampton Marita Grabiak Drama / Family / Romance / TV Movie
December 20 15:45 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa BBC One 2008 89 Alex, Marty, Melman, Gloria, King Julien, Maurice, the penguins and the chimps are back and still marooned on Madagascar. In the face of this obstacle, the New Yorkers have hatched a plan so crazy it just might work. With military precision, the penguins have repaired an old crashed plane… sort of. Ben Stiller, Jada Pinkett Smith, David Schwimmer, Chris Rock, Cedric the Entertainer, Andy Richter, Bernie Mac, Alec Baldwin, Sacha Baron Cohen, Sherri Shepherd, Will.i.am, Elisa Gabrielli, Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Christopher Knights, Conrad Vernon, Quinn Dempsey Stiller, Declan Swift, Fred Tatasciore, Eric Darnell, Willow Smith, Thomas Stanley, Zachary Gordon, Meredith Vieira, Lesley Stahl, Al Roker, David Soren, Phil LaMarr, Stephen Kearin, Dan O’Connor, Edie Mirman, Fergie, Harland Williams, Danny Jacobs, Bridget Hoffman, Terrence Hardy Jr., Conner Rayburn, Holly Dorff, David P. Smith, Lynnanne Zager, Jackie Gonneau, John Eric Bentley Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath Family / Animation United States of America Link
December 20 16:25 The Magnet Christmas GOLD 1950 79 A classic Ealing comedy in which a young boy steals a magnet and becomes a hero. Stephen Murray, Kay Walsh, James Fox, Meredith Edwards, Gladys Henson, Thora Hird, Michael Brooke, Wylie Watson, Julien Mitchell, Anthony Oliver, Molly Hamley-Clifford, Harold Goodwin, Joan Hickson, Joss Ambler, Sam Kydd, Russell Waters, James Robertson Justice Charles Frend Comedy United Kingdom
December 20 17:20 Operation Christmas Channel 5 2016 84 As her new romance blossoms, a single mother, Olivia (Helfer), is dismayed when her boyfriend, Scott (Marc Blucas), a military sergeant, is deployed right before Christmas. Determined to not let it ruin the holidays for her and her children they decide to give back to the struggling military families on his base and, as their efforts go viral, they are rewarded in ways they never imagined. Tricia Helfer, Marc Blucas, Lisa Durupt, Gabrielle Rose, Jill Teed, Dee Jay Jackson, Barclay Hope David Weaver TV Movie / Romance / Drama United States of America
December 20 21:00 Hot Fuzz ITV2 2007 121 Top London cop, PC Nicholas Angel is good. Too good. To stop the rest of his team from looking bad, he is reassigned to the quiet town of Sandford, paired with simple country cop, and everything seems quiet until two actors are found decapitated. It is addressed as an accident, but Angel isn’t going to accept that, especially when more and more people turn up dead. Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Timothy Dalton, Jim Broadbent, Paddy Considine, Rafe Spall, Adam Buxton, Kevin Eldon, Olivia Colman, Edward Woodward, Bill Nighy, Paul Freeman, Stuart Wilson, Lucy Punch, Rory McCann, David Threlfall, Billie Whitelaw, Anne Reid, Bill Bailey, Karl Johnson, David Bradley, Stephen Merchant, Martin Freeman, Peter Wight, Alice Lowe, Julia Deakin, Lorraine Hilton, Robert Popper, Joe Cornish, Chris Waitt, Trevor Nichols, Elizabeth Elvin, Patricia Franklin, Kenneth Cranham, Tim Barlow, Ben McKay, Ron Cook, Colin Michael Carmichael, Maria Charles, Cate Blanchett, Steve Coogan, Peter Jackson, Garth Jennings, Edgar Wright, Eric Mason Edgar Wright Crime / Action / Comedy United Kingdom Link
December 20 21:00 Mr. Deeds Comedy Central 2002 96 When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by opportunists all gunning for their piece of the pie. Babe, a television tabloid reporter, poses as an innocent small-town girl to do an exposé on Deeds. Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder, John Turturro, Allen Covert, Peter Gallagher, Erick Avari, Jared Harris, Steve Buscemi, Conchata Ferrell, Peter Dante, Harve Presnell, Brandon Molale Steven Brill Comedy / Romance United States of America Link
December 20 21:30 Notting Hill RTE 2 1999 124 The British comedy from director Roger Michell tells the love story between a famous actress and a simple book seller from London. A look into the attempt for famous people to have a personal and private life and the ramifications that follow. Nominated for three Golden Globes in 2000. Julia Roberts, Hugh Grant, Gina McKee, Tim McInnerny, Rhys Ifans, Emma Chambers, Hugh Bonneville, Richard McCabe, James Dreyfus, Dylan Moran, Roger Frost, Henry Goodman, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Lorelei King, Alec Baldwin, John Shrapnel, Emily Mortimer, Dorian Lough, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Paul Chahidi, Mischa Barton, Clarke Peters, Ann Beach Roger Michell Comedy United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 20 22:40 Forgetting Sarah Marshall UTV 2008 111 When Sarah Marshall dumps aspiring musician Peter Bretter for rock star Aldous Snow, Peter’s world comes crashing down. His best friend suggests that Peter should get away from everything and to fly off to Hawaii to escape all his problems. After arriving in Hawaii and meeting the beautiful Rachel Jansen, Peter is shocked to see not only Aldous Snow in Hawaii, but also Sarah Marshall. Jason Segel, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis, Russell Brand, Bill Hader, Paul Rudd, Jack McBrayer, Jonah Hill, Carla Gallo, Kristen Wiig, William Baldwin, Jason Bateman, Maria Thayer, Teila Tuli, Steve Landesberg, Branscombe Richmond, Billy Bush, Carla Alapont, Ahna O’Reilly, Michael Oosterom, Cynthia Lamontagne, Peter Salett Nicholas Stoller Comedy / Romance / Drama United States of America Link
December 20 23:05 22 Jump Street Channel 5 2014 112 After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. But when Jenko meets a kindred spirit on the football team, and Schmidt infiltrates the bohemian art major scene, they begin to question their partnership. Now they don’t have to just crack the case – they have to figure out if they can have a mature relationship. If these two overgrown adolescents can grow from freshmen into real men, college might be the best thing that ever happened to them. Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Dave Franco, Ice Cube, Nick Offerman, Peter Stormare, Rob Riggle, Wyatt Russell, Richard Grieco, Amber Stevens, Jillian Bell, Jimmy Tatro, Caroline Aaron, Joe Chrest, Marc Evan Jackson, Eddie J. Fernandez, Dax Flame, Johnny Pemberton, Anna Faris, Bill Hader, Patton Oswalt, Seth Rogen, Queen Latifah, Dustin Nguyen, Ramiro ‘Ramir’ Delgado Ruiz Phil Lord, Christopher Miller Crime / Comedy / Action United States of America Link
December 20 23:45 Single White Female RTE 2 1992 107 Attractive Manhattanite Allison Jones has it all: a handsome beau, a rent-controlled apartment, and a promising career as a fashion designer. When boyfriend Sam proves unfaithful, Allison strikes out on her own but must use the classifieds to seek out a roommate in order to keep her spacious digs. Bridget Fonda, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Steven Weber, Peter Friedman, Stephen Tobolowsky Barbet Schroeder Thriller United States of America Link
December 20 00:30 The River Murders TV3 2011 93 The sins of the past are not forgotten in this chilling suspense thriller. When the first body was discovered, it seemed a coincidence. But now homicide detective Jack Verdon has cause to worry: the victims of a series of brutal sex murders are all his former girlfriends. Suspected by the FBI agent who’s taken over the case and suspended by his captain, Jack must work outside the law if he’s to find the killer, save his future and protect what’s left of his past. Ray Liotta, Christian Slater, Ving Rhames, Gisele Fraga, Sarah Ann Schultz, Michael Rodrick, Melora Walters, Chris Leblanc Rich Cowan Thriller / Mystery United States of America
December 20 01:50 Couples Retreat ITV2 2009 113 Four couples, all friends, descend on a tropical island resort. Though one husband and wife are there to work on their marriage, the others just want to enjoy some fun in the sun. They soon find, however, that paradise comes at a price: Participation in couples therapy sessions is mandatory. What started out as a cut-rate vacation turns into an examination of the common problems many face. Vince Vaughn, Malin Ã…kerman, Jason Bateman, Kristen Bell, Jon Favreau, Ken Jeong, Kristin Davis, John Michael Higgins, Tasha Smith, Faizon Love, Temuera Morrison, Peter Serafinowicz, Karen David, Carlos Ponce, Kali Hawk, Jean Reno, Alexis Knapp, Gattlin Griffith Peter Billingsley Comedy / Romance United States of America Link
December 21 08:10 The Dog Who Saved Christmas E4 2009 112 Zeus, a Labrador Retriever and a former police dog (voiced by Mario López), has lost his bark after his barking ended up blowing off a five-year investigation and his partner can’t shoot straight again and ends up at the pound. He is adopted by a father (played by Gary Valentine) as both an early Christmas present and as a good guard dog for the house, but the mom (played by Elisa Donovan) is hesitant. Gary Valentine, Elisa Donovan, Dean Cain, Mario López, Adrienne Barbeau, Sierra McCormick, Caia Coley, Mindy Sterling Michael Feifer Comedy / Family United States of America
December 21 08:35 Flight of the Navigator BBC Two 1986 90 In Flight of the Navigator, 12-year old David Freeman goes missing in 1978, only to reappear in 1986. In the eight years that have passed, he hasn’t aged. It’s no coincidence that at the time he comes back, a flying saucer is found. David feels inexplicably connected to the fantastic machine… Joey Cramer, Paul Reubens, Cliff DeYoung, Veronica Cartwright, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matt Adler, Robert Small Randal Kleiser Family / Science Fiction / Adventure United States of America Link
December 21 09:20 Magician: Astonishing Life of Orson Welles Sky Arts 2014 92 Combining extensive filmmaker interviews and rare archival footage, Chuck Workman’s documentary takes us through the life of one of cinema’s greatest masters: Orson Welles. Orson Welles, Peter Bogdanovich, Julie Taymor, Steven Spielberg, Elvis Mitchell, Simon Callow, William Friedkin, Norman Lloyd, Robert Wise, Martin Scorsese, Jonathan Rosenbaum, Walter Murch, George Lucas, Costa-Gavras, Anthony Perkins, Oja Kodar, Henry Jaglom, Sydney Pollack, Paul Mazursky, Frank Marshall Chuck Workman Documentary United States of America
December 21 10:00 Brewster’s Millions More4 1985 97 Brewster, an aging minor-league baseball player, stands to inherit 300 million dollars if he can successfully spend 30 million dollars in 30 days without anything to show for it, and without telling anyone what he’s up to… A task that’s a lot harder than it sounds! Richard Pryor, John Candy, Lonette McKee, Stephen Collins, Jerry Orbach, Pat Hingle, Tovah Feldshuh, Hume Cronyn, Joe Grifasi, Peter Jason, David White, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Rick Moranis, Yakov Smirnoff, Lin Shaye, Grand L. Bush, Milt Kogan, David Wohl, Jerome Dempsey Walter Hill Comedy United States of America Link
December 21 10:10 Small Soldiers ITV2 1998 110 When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously. Gregory Smith, Kirsten Dunst, Denis Leary, Phil Hartman, David Cross, Jay Mohr, Kevin Dunn, Ann Magnuson, Wendy Schaal, Jacob Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Frank Langella, Ernest Borgnine, Jim Brown, Bruce Dern, George Kennedy, Clint Walker, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Christina Ricci, Dick Miller Joe Dante Comedy / Adventure / Fantasy / Science Fiction / Action United States of America Link
December 21 10:10 The Last Mimzy Channel 4 2007 94 Two siblings begin to develop special talents after they find a mysterious box of toys, and soon their parents and even their teacher are drawn into a strange new world – and find a task ahead of them that is far more important than any of them could imagine. Chris O’Neil, Rhiannon Leigh Wryn, Joely Richardson, Timothy Hutton, Rainn Wilson, Kathryn Hahn, Michael Clarke Duncan, Kirsten Williamson, Irene Snow, Marc Musso, Nicole Muñoz, Scott E. Miller, Megan McKinnon, Randi Lynne, Tom Heaton, Fred Keating Robert Shaye Adventure / Family United States of America Link
December 21 10:45 The Nutcracker Sweet Channel 5 2015 80 It is Christmas Eve and the Silberhaus children are excited for the festivities to begin. Marie and Fritz are playing in the children’s room when their godfather Drosselmayer arrives and presents them with an early Christmas gift, a Nutcracker. Marie witnesses a great battle between a vast army of toy soldiers led by the Nutcracker against a terrible platoon of mice commanded by the Mouse King. Follow Marie and Fritz’s journey in the Kingdom of Dolls, through the Christmas Forest, past the Almond Milk Sea, and the Palace of the Marzipans. Alicia Silverstone, Ed Asner, Drake Bell, Grant George, Wendee Lee, Karen Strassman, Kirk Thornton, Rick Zieff Eduardo Schuldt Animation Link
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December 21 12:45 Watch Your Stern Christmas GOLD 1960 90 When the details of a secret torpedo are destroyed by an incompetent seaman, the crew of the ship rally round, when the Admiral needs the plans to show to a visiting scientist. Kenneth Connor, Eric Barker, Leslie Phillips, Joan Sims, Noel Purcell, Hattie Jacques, Spike Milligan, Eric Sykes, Sid James, David Lodge, Victor Maddern, Ed Devereaux, Robin Ray, George Street, Peter Howell Gerald Thomas Comedy United Kingdom
December 21 13:45 Puss in Boots BBC One 2011 90 Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town. This is the true story of The Cat, The Myth, The Legend… The Boots. Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis, Billy Bob Thornton, Amy Sedaris, Guillermo del Toro, Constance Marie Chris Miller Action / Adventure / Animation / Family / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 21 13:55 The Christmas Gift Channel 5 2015 90 Starring Michelle Trachtenberg and Rick Fox, “The Christmas Gift” is about ten-year-old Megan, who upon receiving a Secret Santa gift, is touched by its contents which end up having a huge impact on her life. Now a driven young journalist, Megan can’t shake her desire to thank the person who sent her that heartfelt gift over a decade ago. Determined to prove herself to her editor, she goes on the search for the perfect Christmas story, and in doing so, she finally discovers who her Secret Santa is. Inspired by a true story. Michelle Trachtenberg, Rick Fox, Sterling Sulieman, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Daniel Booko, Tracy Mulholland, Meghan McLeod Family
December 21 14:30 Another Shore Christmas GOLD 1948 77 A young Irishman comes up with an unusual plan to get the money to emigrate to Tahiti. One of the Ealing comedies. Robert Beatty, Moira Lister, Stanley Holloway, Wilfrid Brambell Charles Crichton Comedy United Kingdom
December 21 14:40 You’ve Got Mail RTE One 1998 119 Book superstore magnate, Joe Fox and independent book shop owner, Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet – both blissfully unaware that he’s putting her out of business. Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Katie Sagona, Greg Kinnear, Parker Posey, Jean Stapleton, Steve Zahn, Heather Burns, Dabney Coleman, Hallee Hirsh, Dave Chappelle, John Randolph, Cara Seymour, Deborah Rush, Sara Ramirez, Chris Messina Nora Ephron Comedy / Romance United States of America Link
December 21 15:35 Christmas Under Wraps Channel 5 2014 88 When a driven doctor doesn’t get the prestigious position she planned for, she unexpectedly finds herself moving to a remote Alaskan town. While she meets the locals and even starts a new romance, she has to learn to let the life she planned for give way to a love she never could have imagined, and finds this festive small town is hiding one big holiday secret. Candace Cameron Bure, David O’Donnell, Brian Doyle-Murray, Robert Pine, Joyce Cohen, Kendra Mylnechuk, Jacque Gray Peter Sullivan TV Movie / Romance
December 21 15:50 Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted BBC One 2012 93 Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman are still trying to get back to the Big Apple and their beloved Central Park zoo, but first they need to find the penguins. When they travel to Monte Carlo, they attract the attention of Animal Control after gate crashing a party and are joined by the penguins, King Julian and Co., and the monkeys. How do a lion, zebra, hippo, giraffe, four penguins, two monkeys, three lemurs travel through Europe without attracting attention and get back to New York? They join a traveling circus. Their attempts to get back to New York are consistently hampered by the Captain of Animal Control who wants to make Alex part of her collection. Once they make it back to New York Marty, Alex, Gloria and Melman realize that they want to be part of the traveling circus. Ben Stiller, Sacha Baron Cohen, David Schwimmer, Frances McDormand, Chris Rock, Jada Pinkett Smith, John DiMaggio, Cedric the Entertainer, Jessica Chastain, Bryan Cranston, Martin Short, Paz Vega Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon Animation / Family United States of America Link
December 21 17:20 The Borrowers Channel 5 1997 86 The four-inch-tall Clock family secretly share a house with the normal-sized Lender family, “borrowing” such items as thread, safety pins, batteries and scraps of food. However, their peaceful co-existence is disturbed when evil lawyer Ocious P. Potter steals the will granting title to the house, which he plans to demolish in order to build apartments. The Lenders are forced to move, and the Clocks face the risk of being exposed to the normal-sized world. John Goodman, Jim Broadbent, Celia Imrie, Tom Felton, Hugh Laurie, Bradley Pierce, Mark Williams, Ruby Wax, Doon Mackichan, Alex Winter Peter Hewitt Adventure / Fantasy / Action / Comedy / Family United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 21 21:00 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason ITV2 2004 108 The story picks up four weeks after the first film, and already Bridget Jones is becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark Darcy. Apart from discovering that he’s a conservative voter, she has to deal with a new boss, strange contractor, and the worst vacation of her life. Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Jim Broadbent, Gemma Jones, Celia Imrie, James Faulkner, Jacinda Barrett, Sally Phillips, Shirley Henderson, James Callis, Neil Pearson, Donald Douglas, Charmian May, Jeremy Paxman, Ian McNeice, Jessica Stevenson, Paul Nicholls, Wolf Kahler, Catherine Russell, Ting Ting Hu, Jason Watkins, Vee Vimolmal, Pui Fan Lee, Melissa Ashworth, Dominic McHale, Shirley Dixon, Rosalind Halstead, Luis Soto, Tom Brooke, Alba Fleming Furlan, Lucy Robinson Beeban Kidron Comedy / Romance France / Germany / Ireland / United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 21 21:00 Layer Cake 3e 2004 105 When a seemingly straight-forward drug deal goes awry, XXXX has to break his die-hard rules and turn up the heat, not only to outwit the old regime and come out on top, but to save his own skin… Daniel Craig, Colm Meaney, George Harris, Sally Hawkins, Kenneth Cranham, Jamie Foreman, Sienna Miller, Michael Gambon, Ben Whishaw, Dragan Mićanović, Tom Hardy, Stephen Walters, Louis Emerick, Dexter Fletcher, Tamer Hassan, Jason Flemyng Matthew Vaughn Drama / Thriller / Crime United Kingdom Link
December 21 22:00 Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man TG4 2006 98 Poet, singer / songwriter and ladies man Leonard Cohen is interviewed in his home about his life and times. The interview is interspersed with archive photos and exuberant praise and live perfomances from an eclectic mix of musicians, including: Jarvis Cocker, Rufus & Martha Wainwright, Teddy Thompson, Antony Hegarty, The Handsome Family and U2’s Bono and The Edge. Leonard Cohen, Martha Wainwright, Rufus Wainwright, Beth Orton, Jarvis Cocker, Bono, The Edge, Nick Cave Lian Lunson Documentary United States of America
December 21 22:00 The Ides of March BBC 4 2011 101 Dirty tricks stand to soil an ambitious young press spokesman’s idealism in a cutthroat presidential campaign where ‘victory’ is relative. Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, Marisa Tomei, Jeffrey Wright, Evan Rachel Wood, Max Minghella, Jennifer Ehle, Michael Mantell, Gregory Itzin George Clooney Drama United States of America Link
December 21 22:00 Lockout E4 2012 95 Set in the near future, Lockout follows a falsely convicted ex-government agent , whose one chance at obtaining freedom lies in the dangerous mission of rescuing the President’s daughter from rioting convicts at an outer space maximum security prison. Guy Pearce, Maggie Grace, Joseph Gilgun, Lennie James, Peter Stormare, Vincent Regan, Jacky Ido, Yan Dron, Tim Plester, Nick Harding, Dan Savier, Damijan Oklopdzic, Bojan Perić Stephen St. Leger, James Mather Action / Thriller / Science Fiction France Link
December 21 22:30 Honeymoon for One TV3 2011 0 A woman finds out her fiancé has been cheating on her so she ends her engagement just a week before the wedding. She embarks on an unexpected adventure when she goes on her honeymoon to a beautiful Irish castle estate – alone. Nicollette Sheridan, Patrick Baladi, Jonathan Hawtrey Clark, Doireann Ní Chorragáin, Maria Tecce, Victoria Smurfit, Greg Wise, Jonathan White, Sean Power Kevin Connor Romance / TV Movie United States of America Link
December 21 22:40 Wanted UTV 2008 110 Doormat Wesley Gibson discovers that his recently murdered father – who Wesley never knew – belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot drafts Wesley into the society, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger. Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Thomas Kretschmann, Terence Stamp, Common, Marc Warren, Kristen Hager, David O’Hara, Konstantin Khabenskiy, Dato Bakhtadze, Brad Calcaterra, Lorna Scott, Chris Pratt, Sophiya Haque, Brian Caspe, Mark O’Neal, Bridget McManus Timur Bekmambetov Action / Thriller / Crime Germany / United States of America Link
December 21 01:00 Magician: Astonishing Life of Orson Welles Sky Arts 2014 92 Combining extensive filmmaker interviews and rare archival footage, Chuck Workman’s documentary takes us through the life of one of cinema’s greatest masters: Orson Welles. Orson Welles, Peter Bogdanovich, Julie Taymor, Steven Spielberg, Elvis Mitchell, Simon Callow, William Friedkin, Norman Lloyd, Robert Wise, Martin Scorsese, Jonathan Rosenbaum, Walter Murch, George Lucas, Costa-Gavras, Anthony Perkins, Oja Kodar, Henry Jaglom, Sydney Pollack, Paul Mazursky, Frank Marshall Chuck Workman Documentary United States of America
December 21 02:55 Bachelorette ITV2 2012 87 Three friends are asked to be bridesmaids at a wedding of a woman they used to ridicule back in high school. Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan, James Marsden, Kyle Bornheimer, Rebel Wilson, Adam Scott, Ann Dowd, Hayes MacArthur, Ella Rae Peck, Andrew Rannells Leslye Headland Comedy / Romance United States of America Link
December 22 08:10 The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation E4 2010 89 The Bannister family including former K-9 police hero Zeus (voiced by Mario López) is back, and this time they’re spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit from cocky Uncle Randy (Casper Van Dien of ‘Watch Over Me’ and ‘The Curse of King Tut’s Tomb’) and his foxy poodle Bella (voiced by Paris Hilton) and a familiar pair of bumbling jewel thieves (led by Dean Cain of ‘Lois & Clark: The New Adventure of Superman’ and ‘The Dog Who Saved Christmas’) and this holiday may be headed downhill fast! Can Zeus solve the crime, save Bella and hit the slopes, all in time for Christmas Day? Gary Valentine (‘King of Queens’) and Elisa Donovan (‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’ and ‘Clueless’) co-star in the all-new four-legged family adventure! Gary Valentine, Elisa Donovan, Brennan Bailey, Kayley Stallings Michael Feifer Comedy / Family United States of America
December 22 08:30 The Fox and the Child BBC Two 2007 110 A young girl of about 10 years lives in a solitary peasant’s house on the edge of the jurassic mountains in the East of France. One day in autumn, when she is on her way to school through the forest, she observes a hunting fox. Of course, the fox flees from her, but the girl feels a strong desire to meet the fox again. Bertille Noël-Bruneau, Isabelle Carré, Kate Winslet, Thomas Laliberté, Camille Lambert Luc Jacquet Comedy France
December 22 09:45 Flash Gordon More4 1980 111 A football player and his friends travel to the planet Mongo and find themselves fighting the tyrant, Ming the Merciless, to save Earth. Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Max von Sydow, Chaim Topol, Ornella Muti, Timothy Dalton, Brian Blessed, Peter Wyngarde, Mariangela Melato, John Osborne, Richard O’Brien, John Hallam, Philip Stone, Suzanne Danielle, William Hootkins, Robbie Coltrane, Peter Duncan, Tony Scannell, George Harris Mike Hodges Science Fiction United States of America Link
December 22 10:00 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and ‘to Kill a Mockingbird’ Sky Arts 2010 78 It is our national novel. Reading to Kill a Mockingbird is something we all have in common. Harper Lee’s first and only novel turns 50 this summer and the author hasn’t given an interview since 1964 or published a second book. In compelling interviews with Scott Turow, James McBride, Wally Lamb, Rosanne Cash, Anna Quindlen, Oprah Winfrey,Tom Brokaw, among others, and with rare cooperation from Harper Lee’s sister and friends, Mary Murphy traces the history of this astonishing phenomenon. Mary Badham, Tom Brokaw, Rosanne Cash, Alice Finch Lee, James McBride, Jon Meacham, James Patterson, Anna Quindlen, Richard Russo, Scott Turow Mary Murphy Documentary
December 22 10:15 See Spot Run ITV2 2001 94 A drug sniffing agent canine is a target for an assassin boss so the FBI calls Witness Protection to send him somewhere else. Meanwhile a single Mom puts her 6 year old boy James in the care of her irresponsible, mailman, neighbor, Gordon, when the babysitter bails on her. Meanwhile, an assassin mob boss hires 2 goons to kill Agent 11. But when 11 escapes from the van when they tried to kill him, he hides in Gordon’s Mailtruck that James is in too. And guess what they name him. Spot. Michael Clarke Duncan, David Arquette, Leslie Bibb, Joe Viterelli, Steve Schirripa, Anthony Anderson, Paul Sorvino, Kim Hawthorne, Angus T. Jones John Whitesell Action / Comedy / Family Australia / United States of America
December 22 10:25 Space Chimps Channel 4 2008 81 Circus monkey Ham III works in a circus where he’s regularly shot from a canon but he still lives in the shadow of his father’s legacy. A natural born rebel against authority, Ham III is initially reluctant to go on a dangerous space mission to rescue a lost space probe, but away he goes, for lots of RIGHT STUFF-style astro-training alongside two highly prepared chimps, Luna and Titan. Andy Samberg, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Daniels, Stanley Tucci, Patrick Warburton, Jason Harris Kirk De Micco Animation / Family United States of America Link
December 22 10:30 The Water Babies Channel 5 1978 92 This children’s fantasy tells the story of a 12-year-old boy who discovers a complex underwater world where young children are held prisoner by an evil shark and an eel. James Mason, Bernard Cribbins, Tommy Pender, Samantha Gates, Jon Pertwee, David Jason, Una Stubbs Lionel Jeffries Family / Foreign United Kingdom / Poland Link
December 22 12:00 Father of the Bride Part II BBC Two 1995 106 Just when George Banks has recovered from his daughter’s wedding, he receives the news that she’s pregnant … and that George’s wife, Nina, is expecting too. He was planning on selling their home, but that’s a plan that — like George — will have to change with the arrival of both a grandchild and a kid of his own. Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, George Newbern, Kieran Culkin, BD Wong, Peter Michael Goetz, Kate McGregor-Stewart, Jane Adams, Eugene Levy, Lori Alan Charles Shyer Comedy United States of America Link
December 22 12:10 Nothing Like the Holidays Channel 4 2008 98 It’s Christmastime and the far-flung members of the Rodriguez family are converging at their parents’ home in Chicago to celebrate the season and rejoice in their youngest brother’s safe return from combat overseas. Elizabeth Peña, Freddy Rodríguez, Luis Guzmán, John Leguizamo, Debra Messing, Vanessa Ferlito, Melonie Diaz, Alfred Molina, Jessica Camacho Alfredo De Villa Comedy / Drama / Romance United States of America
December 22 12:20 James and the Giant Peach Channel 5 1996 79 When the young orphan boy James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands. Miriam Margolyes, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite, Susan Sarandon, Richard Dreyfuss, Jane Leeves, David Thewlis, J. Stephen Coyle, Steven Culp, Cirocco Dunlap, Michael Girardin, Tony Haney, Kathryn Howell, Simon Callow, Paul Terry Henry Selick Adventure / Animation / Family United States of America Link
December 22 12:30 Barnacle Bill Christmas GOLD 1957 87 A seasick sea captain commands an amusement pier despite local opposition. Released in the U.S. as ‘All at Sea’ Alec Guinness, Irene Browne, Maurice Denham, Percy Herbert, Victor Maddern, Allan Cuthbertson, Harold Goodwin, Richard Wattis, Lionel Jeffries, George Rose, Lloyd Lamble, Harry Locke, Mike Morgan, Max Butterfield, Donald Churchill Charles Frend Comedy United Kingdom
December 22 13:45 The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause BBC One 2006 98 Now that Santa and Mrs. Claus have the North Pole running smoothly, the Counsel of Legendary Figures has called an emergency meeting on Christmas Eve! The evil Jack Frost has been making trouble, looking to take over the holiday! So he launches a plan to sabotage the toy factory and compel Scott to invoke the little-known Escape Clause and wish he’d never become Santa. Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell, Eric Lloyd, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, Martin Short, Spencer Breslin, Liliana Mumy, Ann-Margret, Alan Arkin, Abigail Breslin, Art LaFleur, Aisha Tyler, Kevin Pollak, Jay Thomas, Michael Dorn, Peter Boyle Michael Lembeck Comedy / Family / Adventure United States of America Link
December 22 13:50 A Christmas Story Channel 5 1983 94 The comic mishaps and adventures of a young boy named Ralph, trying to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift for the 1940s. Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin, Peter Billingsley, Jean Shepherd, Ian Petrella, Scott Schwartz, R.D. Robb, Zack Ward, Yano Anaya, Tedde Moore, Jeff Gillen, Leigh Brown, Bob Clark, Leslie Carlson, Jim Hunter Bob Clark Comedy / Family Canada / United States of America Link
December 22 14:15 Who Done It? Christmas GOLD 1956 85 This movie debut for saucy British TV comic Benny Hill has Benny leaving his job as a sweeper after winning some money. He becomes a private detective and investigates a plot to assassinate British scientists. Benny Hill Basil Dearden Action / Comedy / Foreign United Kingdom
December 22 14:50 While You Were Sleeping RTE One 1995 103 A love story built on a misunderstanding. A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off the tracks after he’s mugged. But while he’s in a coma, his family mistakenly thinks she’s Peter’s fiancée, and she doesn’t correct them. Things get more complicated when she falls for his brother, who’s not quite sure that she’s who she claims to be. Sandra Bullock, Bill Pullman, Peter Gallagher, Peter Boyle, Jack Warden, Glynis Johns, Micole Mercurio, Monica Keena, Susan Messing, Marcia Wright Jon Turteltaub Comedy / Drama / Romance United States of America Link
December 22 15:10 James and the Giant Peach RTE 2 1996 79 When the young orphan boy James spills a magic bag of crocodile tongues, he finds himself in possession of a giant peach that flies him away to strange lands. Miriam Margolyes, Joanna Lumley, Pete Postlethwaite, Susan Sarandon, Richard Dreyfuss, Jane Leeves, David Thewlis, J. Stephen Coyle, Steven Culp, Cirocco Dunlap, Michael Girardin, Tony Haney, Kathryn Howell, Simon Callow, Paul Terry Henry Selick Adventure / Animation / Family United States of America Link
December 22 15:35 The Count of Monte Cristo Channel 5 2002 131 Edmond Dantés’s life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes are shattered when his best friend, Fernand, deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate and plots his revenge, cleverly insinuating himself into the French nobility. Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce, Richard Harris, James Frain, Dagmara DomiÅ„czyk, Michael Wincott, Luis Guzmán, Christopher Adamson, J. B. Blanc, Henry Cavill Kevin Reynolds Action / Adventure / Drama / Thriller United States of America Link
December 22 15:40 How to Train Your Dragon BBC One 2010 98 As the son of a Viking leader on the cusp of manhood, shy Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III faces a rite of passage: he must kill a dragon to prove his warrior mettle. But after downing a feared dragon, he realizes that he no longer wants to destroy it, and instead befriends the beast – which he names Toothless – much to the chagrin of his warrior father Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson, America Ferrera, Jonah Hill, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller, Kristen Wiig, Robin Atkin Downes, Philip McGrade, Kieron Elliott, Ashley Jensen, David Tennant Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders Fantasy / Adventure / Animation / Family United States of America Link
December 22 18:00 Jingle All the Way 3e 1996 89 Meet Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company is constantly busy at his job, and he also constantly disappoints his son, after he misses his son’s karate exposition, his son tells Howard that he wants for Christmas is an action figure of his son’s television hero, he tries hard to to make it up to him. Unfortunately for Howard, it is Christmas Eve, and every store is sold out of Turbo Man, now Howard must travel all over town and compete with everybody else to find a Turbo Man action figure. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Phil Hartman, Sinbad, Rita Wilson, Jake Lloyd, Martin Mull, Laraine Newman, Jim Belushi, E.J. De la Pena, Robert Conrad, Justin Chapman, Harvey Korman, Richard Moll, Daniel Riordan, Chris Parnell, Patrick Richwood, Kate McGregor-Stewart, Danny Woodburn, Paul Wight, Curtis Armstrong Brian Levant Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 22 18:20 The Amazing Spider-Man ITV2 2012 136 Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler was abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter discovers a mysterious briefcase that belonged to his father, he begins a quest to understand his parents’ disappearance – leading him directly to Oscorp and the lab of Dr. Curt Connors, his father’s former partner. As Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connors’ alter ego, The Lizard, Peter will make life-altering choices to use his powers and shape his destiny to become a hero. Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans, Denis Leary, Martin Sheen, Sally Field, Irrfan Khan, Campbell Scott, Embeth Davidtz, Chris Zylka, Max Charles, C. Thomas Howell, Jake Keiffer, Kari Coleman, Stan Lee, Hannah Marks, Kelsey Asbille, Kevin McCorkle, Barbara Eve Harris, Danielle Burgio, Michael Barra, Leif Gantvoort, Andy Pessoa, Andy Gladbach, Ring Hendricks-Tellefsen, Tom Waite, Keith Campbell, Steve DeCastro, James Chen, Alexander Bedria, John Burke, Jill Flint, Mark Daugherty, Milton González, Skyler Gisondo, Charlie DePew, Jacob Rodier, Vincent Laresca, Damien Lemon, Ty Upshaw, Tia Texada, Jay Caputo, Terry Bozeman, Jennifer Lyons, Michael Massee, Amber Stevens, Zoey Deutch, Jody Cosgrove-Kao, Max Bogner, Ethan Cohn, Miles Elliot, Miranda LaDawn Hill, Amanda MacDonald, Maury Morgan, Amy Novondo, Michael Papajohn, Kristin Quick Marc Webb Action / Adventure / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 22 20:00 Drillbit Taylor Comedy Central 2008 102 Three kids hire a low-budget bodyguard to protect them from the playground bully, not realising he is just a homeless beggar and petty thief looking for some easy cash. Owen Wilson, Leslie Mann, Josh Peck, David Dorfman, Nate Hartley, Alex Frost, Troy Gentile, Casey Boersma, Dylan Boersma, Lisa Ann Walter, Beth Littleford, David Koechner, Matt Walsh, Janet Varney, Lisa Lampanelli, Bill O’Neill, Shaun Weiss, Jordan Valacich, Danny McBride, Ian Roberts, Julia Roth, Alex Donnelley, Katie Gill, Valerie Tian, Dana Nicole Silver, Andrew Caldwell, Vincent Malouf, Mo Gallini, Stacy Arnell, David Bowe, Tichina Arnold, Cedric Yarbrough, Robert Musgrave, Joe Wilson, Jeff Kahn, Adam Ho, Stephen Root, Lauren Glenn, Leslie Ann Lizarde, Rance Howard, Steve Bannos Steven Brill Comedy United States of America Link
December 22 21:30 Tower Heist TV3 2011 104 A luxury condo manager leads a staff of workers to seek payback on the Wall Street swindler who defrauded them. With only days until the billionaire gets away with the perfect crime, the unlikely crew of amateur thieves enlists the help of petty crook Slide to steal the $20 million they’re sure is hidden in the penthouse. Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, Casey Affleck, Alan Alda, Matthew Broderick, Téa Leoni, Judd Hirsch, Gabourey Sidibe, Stephen Henderson, Michael Peña, Nina Arianda, Marcia Jean Kurtz, Juan Carlos Hernández, Harry O’Reilly, James Colby, Peter Van Wagner, Zeljko Ivanek, Robert Downey Sr., Clem Cheung, Annika Pergament, Lynne Rossetto Kasper, Kate Upton, Jessica Szohr, Judianny Compres, Veronika Korvin, Johnny Tran, Julie T. Pham, Bojun Wang, Spencer Malnik, Nathan Asher Malnik, Jarod Malnik, Christina Jacquelyn Calph, Kevin Pariseau, Desmin Borges, Omar Nicodemo, Brian Distance, Village, Les Papp II, Christopher Rivaro, Craig Castaldo, Heavy D, Robert Clohessy, Paul Hickert, Kelvin Davis, Christopher Breslin, Ty Jones, Ted Lochwyn, Troy Hall, Juanita Howard, Monika Plocienniczak, Frank Pesce, Bob Roseman, Alix Cross, Skyler Wright, Barbara Vincent Brett Ratner Action / Comedy United States of America Link
December 22 22:00 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -Part 1 E4 2011 117 The new found married bliss of Bella Swan and vampire Edward Cullen is cut short when a series of betrayals and misfortunes threatens to destroy their world. Bella soon discovers she is pregnant, and during a nearly fatal childbirth, Edward finally fulfills her wish to become immortal. But the arrival of their remarkable daughter, Renesmee, sets in motion a perilous chain of events that pits the Cullens and their allies against the Volturi, the fearsome council of vampire leaders, setting the stage for an all-out battle. Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Ashley Greene, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Jackson Rathbone, Anna Kendrick, Booboo Stewart, Julia Jones, Maggie Grace, Billy Burke, Dakota Fanning, Sarah Clarke, MyAnna Buring, Christian Camargo, Christian Serratos, Michael Welch, Justin Chon, Mackenzie Foy, Casey LaBow, Tyson Houseman, Michael Sheen, Christopher Heyerdahl, Jamie Campbell Bower, Mía Maestro, Alex Rice, Kiowa Gordon, Bronson Pelletier, Alex Meraz, Tinsel Korey, Charlie Bewley, Daniel Cudmore, Ty Olsson, Chaske Spencer, Sienna Joseph, Tanaya Beatty, Swo-wo Gabriel, Brayden Jimmie, Angelo Renai, Ali Faulkner, Carolina Virguez, Sebastião Lemos, Caitlin Mooney-Fu, Stephenie Meyer Bill Condon Adventure / Fantasy / Romance United States of America Link
December 22 22:00 Passenger 57 Dave 1992 84 An infamous terrorist has evaded capture for a long time by being extremely clever and ruthless. Things get interesting when he hijacks a plane carrying famous security expert John Cutter, who isn’t about to stand this sort of thing. Wesley Snipes, Bruce Payne, Tom Sizemore, Alex Datcher, Bruce Greenwood, Robert Hooks, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael Horse, Marc Macaulay, Ernie Lively, Duchess Tomasello, William Edward Roberts, James Short, Joel Fogel, Jane McPherson Kevin Hooks Action / Adventure / Thriller United States of America Link
December 22 22:40 Love Actually UTV 2003 135 Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in, and out, of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near. Bill Nighy, Gregor Fisher, Colin Firth, Sienna Guillory, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson, Kris Marshall, Heike Makatsch, Martin Freeman, Joanna Page, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Andrew Lincoln, Keira Knightley, Hugh Grant, Nina Sosanya, Billy Bob Thornton, Alan Rickman, Martine McCutcheon, Laura Linney, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Rodrigo Santoro, Rowan Atkinson, Claudia Schiffer, Ivana Miličević, January Jones, Elisha Cuthbert, Shannon Elizabeth, Denise Richards, Sheila Allen, Lúcia Moniz Richard Curtis Comedy / Romance / Drama United Kingdom / United States of America Link
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December 22 23:00 Jackass 3 Comedy Central 2010 94 Jackass 3D is a 3-D film and the third movie of the Jackass series. It follows the same premise as the first two movies, as well as the TV series. It is a compilation of various pranks, stunts and skits. Before the movie begins, a brief introduction is made by Beavis and Butt-head explaining the 3D technology behind the movie. The intro features the cast lining up and then being attacked by various objects in slow-motion. The movie marks the 10th anniversary of the franchise, started in 2000. Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Ryan Dunn, Steve-O, Chris Pontius, Jason Acuña, Preston Lacy, Ehren McGhehey, Dave England, Phil Margera, April Margera, Eric Roner, Loomis Fall, Jeff Tremaine, Brandon Novak, Tony Hawk, Eric Koston, Spike Jonze, Trip Taylor, Rick Kosick, Dimitry Elyashkevich, Greg Iguchi, Manny Puig, Erik Roner, Judd Leffew, Lance Bangs, Gregory J. Wolf, Josh Brown, Mat Hoffman, Rake Yohn, Omar Von Muller, Jukka Hilden, Jarno Leppälä, Hannu-Pekka Parviainen, Jarno Laasala, Sean Cliver, Andy Bell, Jess Margera, Kerry Getz, Brandon DiCamillo Jeff Tremaine Comedy / Documentary / Action United States of America / Romania Link
December 22 23:35 Erin Brockovich TV3 2000 131 A twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins — with a little help from her push-up bra. Erin goes to work for an attorney and comes across medical records describing illnesses clustered in one nearby town. She starts investigating and soon exposes a monumental cover-up. Julia Roberts, Albert Finney, Aaron Eckhart, Marg Helgenberger, Cherry Jones, Veanne Cox, Conchata Ferrell, Tracey Walter, Peter Coyote, Erin Brockovich Steven Soderbergh Drama United States of America Link
December 22 00:25 Philadelphia RTE One 1993 125 No one would take his case until one man was willing to take on the system. Two competing lawyers join forces to sue a prestigious law firm for AIDS discrimination. As their unlikely friendship develops their courage overcomes the prejudice and corruption of their powerful adversaries. Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Antonio Banderas, Ron Vawter, Robert Ridgely, Charles Napier, Lisa Summerour, Obba Babatundé, Andre B. Blake, Robert W. Castle, Daniel Chapman, Roger Corman, Ann Dowd, David Drake, Karen Finley, Charles Glenn, Peter Jacobs, Paul Lazar, John Bedford Lloyd, Roberta Maxwell, Warren Miller, Harry Northup, Dan Olmstead, Joey Perillo, Lauren Roselli, Anna Deavere Smith, Lisa Talerico, Daniel von Bargen, Tracey Walter, Bradley Whitford, Chandra Wilson, Kathryn Witt, Joanne Woodward, Buzz Kilman, Mark Sorensen Jr., Jeffrey Williamson, Stephanie Roth Haberle, Bill Rowe, Ford Wheeler, Julius Erving, Adam LeFevre, Gary Goetzman, Kenneth Utt, Lawrence T. Wrentz, Charles Techman, Jim Roche, Tony Fitzpatrick, Gene Borkan, Q. Lazzarus, Lucas Platt, José Castillo, Roy Blount, Jr., Bob Bowersox, Quentin Crisp, Tom Detrik, Tony Devon, Tak Fujimoto, Jaime Gomez, Ana Leza Jonathan Demme Drama / Mystery United States of America Link
December 22 02:25 Wild Child ITV2 2008 98 Rebellious 16 year old Poppy from Mailibu is sent to an English boarding school. Realising her Father isn’t coming back to rescue her she tries to get expelled. Emma Roberts, Alex Pettyfer, Kimberley Nixon, Juno Temple, Linzey Cocker, Sophie Wu, Georgia King, Natasha Richardson, Aidan Quinn, Lexi Ainsworth, Ruby Thomas, Shelby Young, Johnny Pacar, Eleanor Turner-Moss, Shirley Henderson, Jason Watkins, Nick Frost, Daisy Donovan, Maisie Preston Nick Moore Comedy / Drama / Family France / United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 22 02:30 Hey, Boo: Harper Lee and ‘to Kill a Mockingbird’ Sky Arts 2010 78 It is our national novel. Reading to Kill a Mockingbird is something we all have in common. Harper Lee’s first and only novel turns 50 this summer and the author hasn’t given an interview since 1964 or published a second book. In compelling interviews with Scott Turow, James McBride, Wally Lamb, Rosanne Cash, Anna Quindlen, Oprah Winfrey,Tom Brokaw, among others, and with rare cooperation from Harper Lee’s sister and friends, Mary Murphy traces the history of this astonishing phenomenon. Mary Badham, Tom Brokaw, Rosanne Cash, Alice Finch Lee, James McBride, Jon Meacham, James Patterson, Anna Quindlen, Richard Russo, Scott Turow Mary Murphy Documentary
December 23 08:10 The Dog Who Saved The Holidays E4 2012 87 It’s a sun-soaked holiday season for the Bannister family as they travel to Southern California to stay with Aunt Barbara (Shelley Long), who surprises them with a new puppy named Eve (voiced by Peyton List). Everyone is smitten with Eve — except for the Bannister’s dog, Zeus (voiced by Joey Lawrence), who sees what a mischievous animal she is when no one else is around. After deciding to run away, Zeus sees Ted and Stewey, two thrifty thieves, trying to break into the family home while the Bannisters are at church. It’s up to Zeus and his newest sister Eve to join together to save the holidays for their family! Gary Valentine, Elisa Donovan, Dean Cain, Peyton List, Shelley Long, John K. Anderson, Caitlin Carmichael, Skoti Collins, Shirell Ferguson-Coleman, Wyatt Griswold, Michael Healey, David Hill, Joey Lawrence Michael Feifer Family / Comedy United States of America
December 23 08:15 The Prince & Me BBC Two 2004 111 A fairy tale love-story about pre-med student Paige who falls in love with a Danish Prince “Eddie” who refused to follow the traditions of his parents and has come to the US to quench his thirst for rebellion. Paige and Edward come from two different worlds, but there is an undeniable attraction between them. Julia Stiles, Luke Mably, Ben Miller, Miranda Richardson, James Fox, Alberta Watson, John Bourgeois, Zachary Knighton, Elisabeth Waterston, Eliza Bennett Martha Coolidge Comedy / Romance Czech Republic / United States of America Link
December 23 09:05 Balto RTE 2 1995 78 An outcast half-wolf risks his life to prevent a deadly epidemic from ravaging Nome, Alaska. Kevin Bacon, Bob Hoskins, Bridget Fonda, Jim Cummings, Phil Collins, Juliette Brewer, Jack Angel, Danny Mann, Robbie Rist, Sandra Dickinson, Frank Welker, Miriam Margolyes, Lola Bates-Campbell Simon Wells Family / Animation / Adventure United States of America Link
December 23 10:00 Sink The Bismarck! More4 1960 97 A true WW2 story: the British Navy must find and destroy a powerful German warship.Chronicles the breakout of the Bismarck during the early days of World War Two. Seen both from the point of view of the many naval vessels on both sides and from the central headquarters of the British where the search for the super battleship was controlled. Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Carl Möhner, Laurence Naismith, Geoffrey Keen, Karel Stepanek, Michael Hordern, Maurice Denham, Michael Goodliffe, Esmond Knight, Jack Watling, Jack Gwillim, Mark Dignam, Ernest Clark , John Horsley, Peter Burton, John Stuart, Walter Hudd Lewis Gilbert Action / Drama / Foreign / History / War United Kingdom Link
December 23 10:05 Mistletoe Over Manhattan RTE One 2011 87 Rebecca, Mrs. Claus (Tedde Moore) is worried that her exhausted, workaholic husband (Mairtin O’Carrigan) has lost his holiday spirit. She believes she can help him recapture his bliss and secretly heads to the one place she knows the spirit of Christmas must still exist: New York City, where she first fell in love with Nick. In a crowded New York diner, Rebecca befriends Joe (Greg Bryk), a caring cop who is worried about this kindly grandmother, who’s alone and low on funds. Joe reveals he and his wife Lucy (Tricia Helfer) are in the middle of a divorce. Sensing that Joe is still very much in love with his wife, Rebecca agrees to work temporarily as the family’s nanny until Christmas. To Rebecca’s delight, by healing Joe and Lucy’s family, she shows Santa that Christmas miracles are still possible and his job’s more important than ever! Tricia Helfer, Greg Bryk, Tedde Moore, Mairtin O’Carrigan John Bradshaw TV Movie / Family
December 23 10:15 Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back Channel 4 2010 76 The Chimps are coming to your home in the action-packed adventure Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back , arriving on DVD October 5th from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and Vanguard Animation (the same studio that brought you Space Chimps). Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back is a fun-filled adventure for the whole family that is chock full of surprises in this out-of-this world all-new DVD. Tom Kenny, Zack Shada, Patrick Warburton, Cheryl Hines, Carlos Alazraqui, Laura Bailey, John DiMaggio, Stanley Tucci, Patrick Breen, Jane Lynch, Omid Abtahi, Noreen Reardon John H. Williams Animation / Family United States of America
December 23 10:30 Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure ITV2 2011 90 A Christmas elf accidentally takes off in Santa’s sleigh, crash lands in a small town, and loses the magic toy bag. Beethoven must rescue the elf, recover the bag from greedy crooks, and return the sleigh to Santa in time to save Christmas. Curtis Armstrong, Tom Arnold, John Cleese, Kim Rhodes, Kyle Massey John Putch Comedy / Family Canada / United States of America
December 23 10:45 Christmas Cookies Channel 5 2016 84 Aunt Sally’s Christmas Cookie Company is sold to a large conglomerate and executive Hannah must seal the deal and shut down the factory, which is the small town of Cookie Jar’s lifeblood. What was supposed to be a simple assignment for Hannah becomes complicated when she meets Jake, the factory owner who’s determined to keep the factory in town. Despite not being a fan of the holiday, the Christmas spirit in this small town is infectious and she gets swept up in the joy of the season while also falling in love with Jake. Jill Wagner, Wes Brown, Tiera Skovbye, Chelsey Reist, Marci T. House, Jim Thorburn James Head TV Movie / Romance / Drama
December 23 12:00 Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit BBC Two 1993 107 Deloris Van Cartier is again asked to don the nun’s habit to help a run-down Catholic school, presided over by Mother Superior. And if trying to reach out to a class full of uninterested students wasn’t bad enough, the sisters discover that the school is due to be closed by the unscrupulous local authority chief Mr. Crisp. Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Najimy, James Coburn, Barnard Hughes, Mary Wickes, Michael Jeter, Wendy Makkena, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Robert Pastorelli, Thomas Gottschalk, Maggie Smith, Lauryn Hill, Brad Sullivan, Alanna Ubach, Ron Johnson, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Devin Kamin, Prudence Wright Holmes Bill Duke Music / Comedy United States of America Link
December 23 12:10 Miracle on 34th Street Channel 4 1947 96 Kris Kringle, seemingly the embodiment of Santa Claus, is asked to portray the jolly old fellow at Macy’s following his performance in the Thanksgiving Day parade. His portrayal is so complete many begin to question if he truly is Santa Claus while others question his sanity. Maureen O’Hara, John Payne, Edmund Gwenn, Gene Lockhart, Natalie Wood, Alvin Greenman, Thelma Ritter, Porter Hall, William Frawley, Lela Bliss, Theresa Harris, Percy Helton, Jerome Cowan, Philip Tonge, Mary Field, Robert Hyatt, Harry Antrim, Herbert Heyes, Jack Albertson, Marlene Lyden, Ann Staunton, Walden Boyle, Dorothy Christy, Dick Cogan, Jeff Corey, Mike Donovan, William Forrest, Jack Gargan, Robert Gist, Jane Green, Alvin Hammer, William Hoehne Jr., Clark Howat, Richard Irving, Robert Karnes, Mae Marsh, Anne O’Neal, ‘Snub’ Pollard, Lorin Raker, Bob Reeves, Stephen Roberts, Jeffrey Sayre, James Seay, Irene Shirley, Ray Spiker, Brick Sullivan, Anthony Sydes, Guy Thomajan George Seaton Drama / Family United States of America Link
December 23 12:15 The Rescuers Down Under RTE 2 1990 77 A lawless poacher wants to capture a majestic and rare golden eagle, so he kidnaps the boy who knows where to find the bird. Not to worry — the Rescue Aid Society’s top agents, heroic mice Miss Bianca and Bernard, fly to Australia to save the day. Accompanying the fearless duo are bumbling albatross Wilbur and local field operative Jake the Kangaroo Rat. Bob Newhart, Eva Gabor, John Candy, Tristan Rogers, Adam Ryen, George C. Scott, Wayne Robson, Douglas Seale, Frank Welker, Bernard Fox, Peter Firth, Ed Gilbert, Carla Meyer, Russi Taylor, Peter Greenwood, Billy Barty Hendel Butoy, Mike Gabriel Adventure / Animation / Crime / Family / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 23 12:25 The Snow Queen Channel 5 2013 88 A mysterious presence has threatened humanity for hundreds of years as it lurks in the frozen wastes people avoid. Nearly unnoticed as its power grows, she’s been slowly draining the planet of one of its most precious resources. It takes two groups of adventurers, separated in time, to defeat her and the army of demons and monsters she can summon- one with swords and shields of iron, the other with assault rifles and body armor. Written by Barry Massoni Nadia Lanfranconi, Jenny Allford, Aurelia Scheppers, Haref Topete, David Reinprecht, John J. Welsh, Robert S. Dixon, Iren Levy, Ian Dalziel Rene Perez Action / Adventure / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 23 12:35 Swallows and Amazons Christmas GOLD 1974 96 Four children dream of escaping the tedium of a summer holiday with their mother. When finally given permission to camp on their own on an island in the middle of a vast lake, they are overjoyed. But when they get there they discover they may not be alone… The battle for ownership of a lonely island teaches them the skills of survival, the value of friendship and the importance of holding your nerve. Kelly Macdonald, Orla Hill, Teddie-Rose Malleson-Allen, Dane Hughes, Bobby McCulloch, Rafe Spall, Andrew Scott, Harry Enfield, Jessica Hynes, Richard Bremmer, John Henshaw, Jamie Darlington, Nicola Simonds, Seren Hawkes, Hannah Jayne Thorp, Sophie Wardlow, Richard Varley, Jade-Olivia Gadd, Caf Smith, Ashley Davis Philippa Lowthorpe Adventure / Family United Kingdom Link
December 23 13:00 Jingle All The Way 3e 1996 89 Meet Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company is constantly busy at his job, and he also constantly disappoints his son, after he misses his son’s karate exposition, his son tells Howard that he wants for Christmas is an action figure of his son’s television hero, he tries hard to to make it up to him. Unfortunately for Howard, it is Christmas Eve, and every store is sold out of Turbo Man, now Howard must travel all over town and compete with everybody else to find a Turbo Man action figure. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Phil Hartman, Sinbad, Rita Wilson, Jake Lloyd, Martin Mull, Laraine Newman, Jim Belushi, E.J. De la Pena, Robert Conrad, Justin Chapman, Harvey Korman, Richard Moll, Daniel Riordan, Chris Parnell, Patrick Richwood, Kate McGregor-Stewart, Danny Woodburn, Paul Wight, Curtis Armstrong Brian Levant Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 23 13:05 Happy Christmas, Miss King TG4 1998 92 An Avonlea Christmas pays tribute to the indomitable and sometimes intolerable matriarch of the King family, Hetty King. When she suddenly collapses during the holidays, Hetty is hospitalized. Feeling homesick and alone, she begins to re-evaluate her relationships and her accomplishments in life. The story takes place against the backdrop of World War I as the King family prepares for its traditional Christmas dinner. The reunion is marred by the fact that one of its youngest members, Felix, is missing in action; making differences of opinion about the war effort glaringly obvious. This wonderful and accomplished cast comes together in an uplifting drama that illustrates the frailty of life and the importance of strength of family in turbulent times.

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Jackie Burroughs, Lally Cadeau, Lally Cadeau, Mag Ruffman, Zachary Bennett, Patricia Hamilton, Gema Zamprogna, Molly Atkinson, Ryan Cooley War / Drama / Family / Romance
December 23 14:00 Jack and the Beanstalk Channel 5 2010 94 A fairy tale character who is about to flunk out of fairy tale school, Jack must perform a heroic deed by Monday or fail miserably, just like his father before him. Anxious to make good, Jack sells his C.O.W. (Computer of Wonder) for a handful of magic beans and a mysterious book that records his adventures as he’s having them. Accompanied by his sidekick Grayson — a goose who ate a bean and underwent an amazing transformation — Jack climbs the magic beanstalk to recover the fabled Harp of Destiny from the evil Giant who lives in the sky. Helping Jack on his perilous quest is the spunky Jillian, a fearless young girl whom Jack meets on his journey — and who just may have a hidden agenda… Chevy Chase, Madison Davenport, Emily Rose Everhard, Colin Ford, Gilbert Gottfried, Sammi Hanratty, James Karen, Hal B. Klein, Christopher Lloyd, David Mattey, Chloë Grace Moretz, Frank Payne, Brian Peck, Daniel Roebuck, Katey Sagal, Wallace Shawn, Anthony Skillman, Adair Tishler, Gary J. Tunnicliffe, William Brent, James Earl Jones Gary J. Tunnicliffe Adventure / Comedy / Family / Fantasy United States of America
December 23 14:25 Chariots of Fire RTE One 1981 123 Based on the true story of British athletes preparing for and competing in the 1924 Summer Olympics. The film was nominated for seven Academy Awards and won four, including Best Picture. Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, Cheryl Campbell, Alice Krige, Nigel Havers, Ian Holm, Nicholas Farrell, Daniel Gerroll, John Gielgud, Lindsay Anderson, Nigel Davenport, Dennis Christopher, Brad Davis, Patrick Magee, Peter Egan, Struan Rodger, Michael Lonsdale Hugh Hudson Drama / History United Kingdom Link
December 23 14:30 Carry On Sergeant Christmas GOLD 1958 84 Fall in for the first ever film in the highly successful Carry On comedy series – now an acclaimed British institution. Kenneth Connor and Charles Hawtrey are the prankish misfits who become the hilarious bane of Army Officers existence when he makes a bet he will turn them into ‘Star Squad’ Award soldiers – or bust! William Hartnell, Shirley Eaton, Eric Barker, Dora Bryan, Bill Owen, Charles Hawtrey, Kenneth Connor, Kenneth Williams, Terence Longdon, Norman Rossington, Gerald Campion, Hattie Jacques, Cyril Chamberlain, Arnold Diamond, Gordon Tanner Gerald Thomas Comedy / War United Kingdom Link
December 23 15:05 Garfield RTE 2 2004 80 Garfield, the fat, lazy, lasagna lover, has everything a cat could want. But when Jon, in an effort to impress the Liz – the vet and an old high-school crush – adopts a dog named Odie and brings him home, Garfield gets the one thing he doesn’t want. Competition. Bill Murray, Breckin Meyer, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Stephen Tobolowsky, Evan Arnold, Mark Christopher Lawrence, Vanessa Christelle, Daamen J. Krall, Eve Brent, Bill Hoag, Michael Monks, Mel Rodriguez, Juliette Goglia, Jerry Hauck Peter Hewitt Animation / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 23 15:10 Oz the Great and Powerful BBC One 2013 130 Oscar Diggs, a small-time circus illusionist and con-artist, is whisked from Kansas to the Land of Oz where the inhabitants assume he’s the great wizard of prophecy, there to save Oz from the clutches of evil. James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams, Zach Braff, Bill Cobbs, Joey King, Tony Cox, Stephen R. Hart, Abigail Spencer, Bruce Campbell, Ted Raimi, Toni Wynne, Rob Crites, Martin Klebba, William Dick, Tim Holmes Sam Raimi Fantasy / Adventure / Family United States of America Link
December 23 15:45 Five Children and It Channel 5 2004 88 A Psammead is ‘It’, an ancient, irritable, ugly sand fairy, which five children find one day in a gravel pit. As a reward for finding him, It grants the children one wish a day, the results of which will last until sunset. Tara Fitzgerald, Freddie Highmore, Alex Jennings, Jonathan Bailey, Jessica Claridge, Poppy Rogers, Zoë Wanamaker, Kenneth Branagh, Eddie Izzard John Stephenson Adventure / Fantasy / Drama / Science Fiction / Family United Kingdom / United States of America / France Link
December 23 16:00 Snow Dogs ITV2 2002 99 When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he’s got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man. James Coburn, Sisqó, Nichelle Nichols, Cuba Gooding Jr., M. Emmet Walsh, Graham Greene, Brian Doyle-Murray, Angela Moore Brian Levant Adventure / Comedy / Family Canada / United States of America Link
December 23 17:25 A Christmas Star Channel 5 2015 82 Born under the Christmas Star, Noelle believes she has the gift to perform miracles, so when conniving developer McKerrod threatens her peaceful life she and her friends determine to use this gift to thwart his plans and save their village. Rob James-Collier, Suranne Jones, Bronagh Waugh, Erin Galway-Kendrick, Pierce Brosnan, Liam Neeson, Julian Fellowes, Kylie Minogue Richard Elson Family United Kingdom
December 23 17:50 Santa Claus 3e 1985 108 The first half of this film, set hundreds of years ago, shows how the old man who eventually became Santa Claus was given immortality and chosen to deliver toys to all the children of the world. The second half moves into the modern era, in which Patch, the head elf, strikes out on his own and falls in with an evil toy manufacturer who wants to corner the market and eliminate Santa Claus. Dudley Moore, John Lithgow, David Huddleston, Burgess Meredith, Judy Cornwell, Jeffrey Kramer, Christian Fitzpatrick, Carrie Kei Heim, John Barrard, Anthony O’Donnell, Melvyn Hayes, Don Estelle, Tim Stern, Christopher Ryan, Peter O’Farrell, Dickie Arnold Jeannot Szwarc Adventure / Comedy / Fantasy / Science Fiction / Family United States of America Link
December 23 19:05 Uncle Buck ITV2 1989 100 As an idle, good-natured bachelor, Uncle Buck is the last person you would think of to watch the kids. However, during a family crisis, he is suddenly left in charge of his nephew and nieces. Unaccustomed to suburban life, fun-loving Uncle Buck soon charms his younger relatives Miles and Maizy with his hefty cooking and his new way of doing the laundry. His carefree style does not impress everyone though – especially his rebellious teenage niece, Tia, and his impatient girlfriend, Chanice. With a little bit of luck and a lot of love, Uncle Buck manages to surprise everyone in this heartwarming family comedy. John Candy, Jean Louisa Kelly, Macaulay Culkin, Gaby Hoffmann, Amy Madigan, Elaine Bromka, Garrett M. Brown, Laurie Metcalf, Jay Underwood, Brian Tarantina, Mike Starr, Suzanne Shepherd, Dennis Cockrum, Anna Chlumsky, Ron Payne, Jane Vickerilla, William Windom, Patricia Arquette, Devon Odessa, Jack Blessing, Ryan Goldstein John Hughes Comedy / Drama / Family United States of America Link
December 23 21:00 Unstoppable TV3 2010 98 A runaway train, transporting deadly, toxic chemicals, is barreling down on Stanton, Pennsylvania, and only two men can stop it: a veteran engineer and a young conductor. Thousands of lives hang in the balance as these ordinary heroes attempt to chase down one million tons of hurtling steel and prevent an epic disaster. Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, Rosario Dawson, Ethan Suplee, Kevin Corrigan, Kevin Chapman, Lew Temple, T.J. Miller, Jessy Schram, David Warshofsky, Andy Umberger, Elizabeth Mathis, Meagan Tandy, Dylan Bruce, Jeff Hochendoner, Ryan Ahern, Christopher Lee Philips, Kevin McClatchy, Toni Saladna, Patrick McDade Tony Scott Action / Thriller United States of America Link
December 23 21:00 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -Part 2 E4 2012 115 After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in front of the Volturi. Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Ashley Greene, Jackson Rathbone, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Billy Burke, Dakota Fanning, Jamie Campbell Bower, Maggie Grace, Mackenzie Foy, Michael Sheen, Cameron Bright, Chaske Spencer, MyAnna Buring, Christopher Heyerdahl, Julia Jones, Booboo Stewart, Andrea Powell, Christian Camargo, Daniel Cudmore, Guri Weinberg, Lee Pace, Rami Malek, Casey LaBow, Joe Anderson, Angela Sarafyan, Valorie Curry, Noel Fisher, Tyson Houseman, Lateef Crowder, Charlie Bewley, Billy Wagenseller, Mía Maestro, Wendell Pierce, Omar Metwally, Andrea Gabriel, Judi Shekoni, Tracey Heggins, Patrick Brennan, Lisa Howard, Marlane Barnes, Toni Trucks, Erik Odom, Amadou Ly, Janelle Froehlich, Masami Kosaka, Alex Rice, JD Pardo, Marisa Quinn, Bill Tangradi, Rebecca Barras, Abbie Dunn Bill Condon Adventure / Fantasy / Drama / Romance United States of America Link
December 23 21:00 Coming to America Dave 1988 116 Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York to find his bride? Joined by his loyal servant and friend, Semmi, Akeem attempts to blend in as an ordinary American and begin his search. Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, John Amos, Shari Headley, Frankie Faison, Louie Anderson, Calvin Lockhart, Samuel L. Jackson, Eriq La Salle John Landis Comedy / Romance United States of America Link
December 23 21:00 Casino Royale ITV2 2006 144 Le Chiffre, a banker to the world’s terrorists, is scheduled to participate in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro, where he intends to use his winnings to establish his financial grip on the terrorist market. M sends Bond – on his maiden mission as a 00 Agent – to attend this game and prevent Le Chiffre from winning. With the help of Vesper Lynd and Felix Leiter, Bond enters the most important poker game in his already dangerous career. Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen, Judi Dench, Jeffrey Wright, Giancarlo Giannini, Caterina Murino, Simon Abkarian, Isaach De Bankolé, Jesper Christensen, Ivana Miličević, Tobias Menzies, Claudio Santamaria, Sebastien Foucan, Malcolm Sinclair, Richard Sammel, Ludger Pistor, Joseph Millson, Darwin Shaw, Clemens Schick, Emmanuel Avena, Tom Chadbon, Ade, Urbano Barberini, Tsai Chin, Lazar Ristovski, Veruschka von Lehndorff, Charlie Levi Leroy, Tom So, Andreas Daniel, Carlos Leal, Christina Cole, Jürgen Tarrach, John Gold, Jerry Inzerillo, Diane Hartford, Jessica Miller, Leo Stransky, Paul Bhattacharjee, Crispin Bonham-Carter, Simon Cox, Rebecca Gethings, Peter Notley, John Chancer, Peter Brooke, Jason Durran, Robert Jezek, Robert G. Slade, Félicité Du Jeu, Michaela Ochotská, Michael Offei, Makhoudia Diaw, Michael G. Wilson, Martina Duravolá, Marcela Martincáková, Vladimir Kulhavy, Valentine Nonyela, Dusan Pelech, Phil Meheux, Alessandra Ambrosio, Veronika Hladikova, Regina Gabajová, Olutunji Ebun-Cole, Martin Ucík, Vlastina Svátková, Miroslav Å imůnek, Ivan G’Vera, Jirí Lenc, Jaroslav Jankovsky, Lasco Atkins, Richard Branson, Martin Campbell, Tara Cardinal, Ben Cooke, Nigel Pilkington, Simona Roman, Victor Sobchak, Valarie Trapp, Greg Bennett Martin Campbell Adventure / Action / Thriller Bahamas / Czech Republic / Germany / United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 23 21:05 Chisum TG4 1970 111 Cattle baron John Chisum joins forces with Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett to fight the Lincoln County land war. John Wayne, Forrest Tucker, Christopher George, Ben Johnson, Glenn Corbett, Andrew Prine, Bruce Cabot, Patric Knowles, Richard Jaeckel, Lynda Day George, Geoffrey Deuel, Pamela McMyler, John Agar, Lloyd Battista, Robert Donner, Christopher Mitchum Andrew V. McLaglen Action / Western Mexico / United States of America Link
December 23 21:25 Love Actually RTE One 2003 135 Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in, and out, of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near. Bill Nighy, Gregor Fisher, Colin Firth, Sienna Guillory, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson, Kris Marshall, Heike Makatsch, Martin Freeman, Joanna Page, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Andrew Lincoln, Keira Knightley, Hugh Grant, Nina Sosanya, Billy Bob Thornton, Alan Rickman, Martine McCutcheon, Laura Linney, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Rodrigo Santoro, Rowan Atkinson, Claudia Schiffer, Ivana Miličević, January Jones, Elisha Cuthbert, Shannon Elizabeth, Denise Richards, Sheila Allen, Lúcia Moniz Richard Curtis Comedy / Romance / Drama United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 23 21:30 300: Rise of an Empire RTE 2 2014 102 Based on Frank Miller’s latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster “300,” this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield–on the sea–as Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. “300: Rise of an Empire” pits Themistokles against the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemesia, the vengeful commander of the Persian navy. Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey, Callan Mulvey, David Wenham, Rodrigo Santoro, Jack O’Connell, Andrew Tiernan, Ashraf Barhom, Andrew Pleavin, Hans Matheson, Peter Mensah, Ben Turner, Christopher Boyer, Fred Ochs, Price Carson, John Michael Herndon, David Pevsner, Peter Ferdinando, Igal Naor, Luke Roberts, George Georgiou, Farshad Farahat, Christopher Sciueref, Steven Cree, Caitlin Carmichael, Jade Chynoweth, Kevin Fry, David Sterne, Gregor Truter, Vincent Walsh, Nick Court, Mark Killeen, Daniel Rashev, Dimiter Martinov, Stefan Ivanov, Atanas Srebrev, Mark Aaron Wagner, Nancy McCrumb, Bo Roberts, Gregory Shelby, Velizar Peev Noam Murro Action / War United States of America Link
December 23 21:30 Saving Mr Banks BBC Two 2013 125 Author P.L. Travers travels from London to Hollywood as Walt Disney Pictures adapts her novel Mary Poppins for the big screen. Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Paul Giamatti, Colin Farrell, Ruth Wilson, Jason Schwartzman, Bradley Whitford, Annie Rose Buckley, B. J. Novak, Kathy Baker, Lily Bigham, Melanie Paxson, Andy McPhee, Rachel Griffiths, Ronan Vibert, Fuschia Sumner John Lee Hancock Comedy / Drama / History Australia / United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 23 23:05 Scrooged TV3 1988 101 In this modern take on Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips (Karen Allen). But after firing a staff member, Eliot Loudermilk (Bobcat Goldthwait), on Christmas Eve, Frank is visited by a series of ghosts who give him a chance to re-evaluate his actions and right the wrongs of his past. Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Glover, John Forsythe, Bobcat Goldthwait, Jamie Farr, Brian Doyle-Murray, Carol Kane, Michael J. Pollard, Robert Goulet, Mary Ellen Trainor, John Houseman, Buddy Hackett, Robert Mitchum, David Johansen, Al ‘Red Dog’ Weber, Robert Hammond, Nicholas Phillips, Susan Isaacs, Alfre Woodard, Mabel King Richard Donner Fantasy / Comedy / Drama United States of America Link
December 23 23:30 When the Sky Falls UTV Ireland 1999 107 Fact-based story about Irish crime-investigating reporter Sinead Hamilton, who invaded the Irish underworld and attempted to expose the illegitimate activities she found. Hampered by the system, a police consort is ineffectual at aiding her despite trying to step outside of the normal bounds. Kevin McNally plays her husband, who hates her activities and the danger in which she places herself. Nonetheless, he grudgingly admires her persistence and encourages her investigation. Joan Allen, Patrick Bergin, Liam Cunningham John Mackenzie Drama / Foreign United Kingdom / Ireland / United States of America
December 23 23:50 Jagged Edge RTE One 1985 108 San Francisco heiress Page Forrester is brutally murdered in her remote beach house. Her husband Jack is devastated by the crime but soon finds himself accused of her murder. He hires lawyer Teddy Barnes to defend him, despite the fact she hasn’t handled a criminal case for many years. There’s a certain chemistry between them and Teddy soon finds herself defending the man she loves. Glenn Close, Jeff Bridges, Peter Coyote, Lance Henriksen, Robert Loggia, Michael Dorn, Maria Mayenzet, Dave Austin Richard Marquand Mystery / Thriller United States of America Link
December 23 00:00 Pineapple Express Comedy Central 2008 111 A stoner and his dealer are forced to go on the run from the police after the pothead witnesses a cop commit a murder. Seth Rogen, James Franco, Danny McBride, Gary Cole, Rosie Perez, Amber Heard, Adam Crosby, Dana Lee, Brian Scannell, Craig Robinson, Ed Begley Jr., Nora Dunn, Joe Lo Truglio, Arthur Napiontek, Cleo King, Bill Hader, James Remar, Ken Jeong, Bobby Lee, Connie Sawyer, David McDivitt, Mae LaBorde, John Robert Tramutola, Andrew Heald, Jeannetta Arnette, Jonathan Spencer, Howard S. Lefstein, Robert Longstreet, Kendall Carly Browne, Omar Leyva, Sam Carson, Jack Kehler, Peter Lewis, Steve Bannos, Eddie Rouse, Brian Scannell, Troy Gentile, Jourdan Lee David Gordon Green Action / Comedy United States of America Link
December 23 00:05 Monty Python’s And Now for Something Completely Different BBC Two 1971 88 And Now for Something Completely Different is a film spin-off from the television comedy series Monty Python’s Flying Circus featuring favourite sketches from the first two seasons. Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, Michael Palin, Carol Cleveland, Connie Booth, Lesley Judd Ian MacNaughton Comedy United Kingdom Link
December 23 00:10 Lemon Tree TG4 2008 106 Salma Zidane, a widow, lives simply from her grove of lemon trees in the West Bank’s occupied territory. The Israeli defense minister and his wife move next door; the Secret Service orders the trees removed for security. The stoic Salma seeks assistance from the Palestinian Authority (useless), Israeli army (dismissive), and a young attorney, Ziad Daud, who takes the case; this older client attracts him. While the courts deliberate, the Israelis fence her trees and prohibit her from entering the grove. As the trees wither, the defense minister’s wife and, separately, an Israeli journalist, look on Salma with sympathy. In this allegory, does David stand a chance against Goliath? Hiam Abbass, Tarik Kopty, Ali Suliman, Doron Tavory, Rona Lipaz-Michael Eran Riklis Drama / Foreign Germany / France / Israel Link
December 23 00:25 Signs BBC One 2002 106 A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come. Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix, Rory Culkin, Abigail Breslin, Cherry Jones, M. Night Shyamalan, Patricia Kalember, Ted Sutton, Merritt Wever, Marion McCorry, Michael Showalter, Rhonda Overby, Lanny Flaherty, Clifford David, Kevin Pires M. Night Shyamalan Drama / Thriller / Science Fiction / Mystery United States of America Link
December 23 01:05 Black Hawk Down TV3 2001 144 When U.S. Rangers and an elite Delta Force team attempt to kidnap two underlings of a Somali warlord, their Black Hawk helicopters are shot down, and the Americans suffer heavy casualties, facing intense fighting from the militia on the ground. Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor, Jason Isaacs, Tom Sizemore, William Fichtner, Eric Bana, Ewen Bremner, Sam Shepard, Tom Hardy, Charlie Hofheimer, Hugh Dancy, Tom Guiry, Brian Van Holt, Steven Ford, Gregory Sporleder, Zeljko Ivanek, Matthew Marsden, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Orlando Bloom, Johnny Strong, Kim Coates, Glenn Morshower, Enrique Murciano, Jeremy Piven, Brendan Sexton III, Carmine Giovinazzo, George Harris, Razaaq Adoti, Treva Etienne, Jason Hildebrandt, Ron Eldard, Ty Burrell, Giannina Facio, Boyd Kestner Ridley Scott Action / History / War United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 23 01:50 The Best Man Holiday Channel 4 2013 123 When college friends reunite after 15 years over the Christmas holidays, they discover just how easy it is for long-forgotten rivalries and romances to be reignited. Terrence Howard, Harold Perrineau, Morris Chestnut, Sanaa Lathan, Taye Diggs, Regina Hall, Nia Long, Monica Calhoun, Melissa De Sousa, John Michael Higgins, Eddie Cibrian, Millie Davis Malcolm D. Lee Comedy United States of America Link
December 23 01:50 The Net RTE One 1995 114 Angela Bennett is a freelance software engineer who lives in a world of computer technology. When a cyber friend asks Bennett to debug a CD-ROM game, she discovers a conspiracy that will turn her life upside down. Soon, her records have been erased, and she’s been given a new identity and a police record. Her vacation is ruined as she struggles to determine why she’s been deleted from society. Sandra Bullock, Jeremy Northam, Dennis Miller, Wendy Gazelle, Ken Howard, Diane Baker, Ray McKinnon, Daniel Schorr, L. Scott Caldwell, Robert Gossett, Kristina Krofft, Juan Garcia, Tony Perez, Gene Kirkwood, Christopher Darga, Charles Winkler, Julia Pearlstein, Rick Snyder, Gerald Berns , Tannis Benedict, Vaughn Armstrong, Wren T. Brown, Lynn Blades, Israel Juarbe, Julia Vera, Lewis Dix Jr., Lili Flanders, Adam Winkler, Brian E. Frankish, Wanda-Lee Evans, David Winkler, Andrew Amador Irwin Winkler Crime / Drama / Mystery / Thriller / Action United States of America Link
December 23 02:45 Forgetting Sarah Marshall ITV2 2008 111 When Sarah Marshall dumps aspiring musician Peter Bretter for rock star Aldous Snow, Peter’s world comes crashing down. His best friend suggests that Peter should get away from everything and to fly off to Hawaii to escape all his problems. After arriving in Hawaii and meeting the beautiful Rachel Jansen, Peter is shocked to see not only Aldous Snow in Hawaii, but also Sarah Marshall. Jason Segel, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis, Russell Brand, Bill Hader, Paul Rudd, Jack McBrayer, Jonah Hill, Carla Gallo, Kristen Wiig, William Baldwin, Jason Bateman, Maria Thayer, Teila Tuli, Steve Landesberg, Branscombe Richmond, Billy Bush, Carla Alapont, Ahna O’Reilly, Michael Oosterom, Cynthia Lamontagne, Peter Salett Nicholas Stoller Comedy / Romance / Drama United States of America Link
December 24 07:05 A Turtle’s Tale: Sammy’s Adventures Channel 4 2010 88 A sea turtle who was hatched in 1959 spends the next 50 years traveling the world while it is being changed by global warming. Born on a Baja, California beach in 1959, new hatchling Sammy must do what his fellow newborn sea turtles are doing: race across the beach to the ocean before they are captured by a seagull or crab. Thus begins Sammy’s incredible fifty-year ocean journey. Along the way he meets his best friend, a fellow turtle named Ray, and overcomes obstacles both natural and man-made while trying to fulfill his dream of travelling around the world. Throughout his voyage, Sammy never forgets about Shelly – the turtle he saved on his first day and loves passionately from afar. Based on the actual trajectory of a sea turtle’s life, the film illustrates the dangers humans pose to the species’ survival. The film combines entertainment with an important environmental message. Yuri Lowenthal, Gemma Arterton, Isabelle Fuhrman, Melanie Griffith, Tim Curry, John Hurt, Robert Sheehan, Kathy Griffin, Jenny McCarthy, Gigi Perreau Ben Stassen Animation / Family Belgium Link
December 24 07:10 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers RTE One 1954 102 Things are different for the Pontipee men now that big brother Adam’s fetched a bride and brought her to their cabin. Indeed, the unwed brothers are so inspired they raid the town and carry off brides of their own! Howard Keel, Jeff Richards, Russ Tamblyn, Tommy Rall, Marc Platt, Jane Powell, Jacques d’Amboise, Julie Newmar, Matt Mattox, Nancy Kilgas, Betty Carr, Virginia Gibson, Ruta Lee, Norma Doggett, Ian Wolfe, Howard Petrie, Earl Barton, Dante DiPaolo, Kelly Brown, Matt Moore Stanley Donen Comedy / Drama / Western / Music United States of America Link
December 24 08:10 Hans Christian Andersen BBC Two 1952 112 The inimitable Danny Kaye stars as famed storyteller Hans Christian Andersen in this charming fictionalized biopic that blends music, romance, comedy and fantasy to trace the life of Denmark’s literary hero. A small-town shoemaker with a knack for spinning yarns, Hans encounters happiness and heartbreak on his road to becoming a full-fledged writer. Danny Kaye, Farley Granger, Zizi Jeanmaire, Joseph Walsh, Philip Tonge, John Qualen, Erik Bruhn, Roland Petit, John Brown, Jeanne Lafayette, Robert Malcolm, George Chandler, Fred Kelsey, Lee Aaker, Billy Bevan, Barrie Chase, Sylvia Lewis Charles Vidor Music / Romance / Family United States of America
December 24 08:20 A Christmas Wedding Tail E4 2012 82 Jennie Garth of “90210” stars as Susan, an unemployed Los Angeles museum curator and widowed single mom temporarily living in a small California town with her three sensitive sons. Jake (Brad Rowe of “General Hospital”) is a single dad of two tomboys who owns a local winery. When Susan’s dog Rusty (voiced by Jay Mohr of “Ghost Whisperer”) falls for Jake’s poodle Cheri (voiced by Nikki Cox of “Las Vegas”), these canine matchmakers help their owners fall in love too. Now with a Christmas Day wedding to plan — and major complications threatening to unravel it all — can two mismatched broods find a way to make one happy family? Tom Arnold and Catherine Hicks (“Seventh Heaven”) co-star in this heartwarming holiday film from the producer/director of The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation and Your Love Never Fails. Jennie Garth, Brad Rowe, Tom Arnold, Nikki Cox, Jay Mohr, Catherine Hicks, David O’Donnell Michael Feifer Comedy / Drama / Romance Link
December 24 09:05 Doctor Zhivago Channel 5 1965 197 Doctor Zhivago is the filmed adapation of the Russian novel by Boris Pasternak from director David Lean that was an international success and today deemed a classic. Omar Sharif and Julie Christie play two protagonists who in fact love each other yet because of their current situation cannot find a way be together. Omar Sharif, Julie Christie, Geraldine Chaplin, Rod Steiger, Alec Guinness, Siobhán McKenna, Ralph Richardson, Gérard Tichy, Noel Willman, Jack MacGowran, Mark Eden, Erik Chitty, Klaus Kinski, Rita Tushingham, Tom Courtenay, Bernard Kay, Geoffrey Keen, Adrienne Corri, Roger Maxwell, Wolf Frees, Gwen Nelson, Lilí Murati, Peter Madden, Luana Alcañiz, Emilio Carrer, José María Caffarel, Catherine Ellison, Víctor Israel, Inigo Jackson, Leo Lähteenmäki, María Martín, José Nieto, Ricardo Palacios, Ingrid Pitt, Robert Rietty, Virgílio Teixeira, María Vico, Pilar Gómez Ferrer, Aldo Sambrell David Lean Drama / Romance / War Italy / United States of America Link
December 24 09:25 Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups RTE 2 2012 88 An all-new Disney holiday classic is born – Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Starring a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever – Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble – it’s perfect for the whole family. When Mrs. Claus travels to Pineville, the playful Santa Pups stow away on her sled. Taking mischief to a whole new level, they begin granting joyful wishes to Pineville’s boys and girls, but something goes terribly wrong – the Christmas spirit begins to disappear. Now the Santa Pups and Mrs. Claus must race to save Christmas around the world. From the creators of Disney Buddies, this magical, heartwarming tale is brimming with hope, cheer, and Christmas spirit. Written by Paws Cheryl Ladd, George Newbern, Pat Finn, Danny Woodburn, Obba Babatundé, Kaitlyn Maher, Josh Feldman, Ali Hillis, Jennifer Elise Cox, Audrey Wasilewski, Bill Chott, Paul Rae, Brian T. Finney, Ted Rooney, Tom Everett Scott, Bonnie Somerville, Aidan Gemme, Tatiana Gudegast, G. Hannelius, Marlowe Peyton, Richard Kind, Diedrich Bader, Chris Coppola, Josh Flitter, Trevor Wright, Joey Bothwell, Bryce Clyde Jenkins, Jay Brazeau, Nic Novicki, Michael Teigen Robert Vince Family United States of America Link
December 24 10:10 All About Christmas Eve E4 2012 88 ‘Tis the Season for Evelyn Wright…literally, she is a party planner in NYC. At the last minute Eve finds out that one of her agency’s top clients is throwing a HUGE Christmas event, in LA, on Christmas Eve! Eve must decide whether to take on the event or risk her career to go on a romantic vacation with her boyfriend Darren. Unbeknownst to Eve, her future all depends on whether or not she makes a plane. We see it both ways, in parallel. Haylie Duff, Chris Carmack, Stephen Colletti, Connie Sellecca, Patrick Muldoon Peter Sullivan Comedy
December 24 11:20 Despicable Me UTV 2010 95 In a happy suburban neighbourhood surrounded by white picket fences with flowering rose bushes, sits a black house with a dead lawn. Unbeknownst to the neighbours, hidden deep beneath this home is a vast secret hideout. Surrounded by an army of tireless, little yellow minions, we discover Gru, planning the biggest heist in the history of the world. He is going to steal the moon (Yes, the moon!) to prove to his Mum that he is better than the other super-villains, especially the new kid on the block, Vector. Gru delights in all things wicked. Armed with his arsenal of shrink rays, freeze guns and battle-ready vehicles for land and air, he vanquishes all who stand in his way. Until the day he encounters the immense will of three little orphaned girls who look at him and see something that no one else has ever seen: a potential dad. Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews, Will Arnett, Kristen Wiig, Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, Elsie Kate Fisher, Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud, Jemaine Clement, Jack McBrayer, Danny McBride, Mindy Kaling, Rob Huebel, Ken Jeong, Ken Daurio, Charles Bright, Katie Leigh, Ranjani Brow, Scott Menville, Holly Dorff, Edie Mirman, Jackie Gonneau, Al Rodrigo, Wendy Hoffman, Jakob Roston, John Hans Tester, Tony Lee, Debi Mae West, James Kyson Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Action / Animation / Family United States of America Link
December 24 11:30 A Christmas Carol BBC One 2009 96 Miser Ebenezer Scrooge is awakened on Christmas Eve by spirits who reveal to him his own miserable existence, what opportunities he wasted in his youth, his current cruelties, and the dire fate that awaits him if he does not change his ways. Scrooge is faced with his own story of growing bitterness and meanness, and must decide what his own future will hold: death or redemption. Gary Oldman, Jim Carrey, Steve Valentine, Daryl Sabara, Sage Ryan, Amber Gainey Meade, Ryan Ochoa, Bobbi Page, Ron Bottitta, Sammi Hanratty, Julian Holloway, Colin Firth, Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Bob Hoskins, Lesley Manville, Molly C. Quinn Robert Zemeckis Animation / Drama United States of America Link
December 24 11:50 Santa Claus 3e 1985 108 The first half of this film, set hundreds of years ago, shows how the old man who eventually became Santa Claus was given immortality and chosen to deliver toys to all the children of the world. The second half moves into the modern era, in which Patch, the head elf, strikes out on his own and falls in with an evil toy manufacturer who wants to corner the market and eliminate Santa Claus. Dudley Moore, John Lithgow, David Huddleston, Burgess Meredith, Judy Cornwell, Jeffrey Kramer, Christian Fitzpatrick, Carrie Kei Heim, John Barrard, Anthony O’Donnell, Melvyn Hayes, Don Estelle, Tim Stern, Christopher Ryan, Peter O’Farrell, Dickie Arnold Jeannot Szwarc Adventure / Comedy / Fantasy / Science Fiction / Family United States of America Link
December 24 11:55 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules E4 2011 99 Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents’ misguided attempts to have them bond. Zachary Gordon, Devon Bostick, Rachael Harris, Robert Capron, Steve Zahn, Fran Kranz, Karan Brar, Laine MacNeil, Grayson Russell, Peyton List, Andrew McNee, Teryl Rothery David Bowers Family / Comedy United States of America Link
December 24 12:50 Santa Paws II: The Santa Pups ITV2 2012 88 An all-new Disney holiday classic is born – Santa Paws 2: The Santa Pups. Starring a brand-new litter of the cutest talking pups ever – Hope, Jingle, Charity, and Noble – it’s perfect for the whole family. When Mrs. Claus travels to Pineville, the playful Santa Pups stow away on her sled. Taking mischief to a whole new level, they begin granting joyful wishes to Pineville’s boys and girls, but something goes terribly wrong – the Christmas spirit begins to disappear. Now the Santa Pups and Mrs. Claus must race to save Christmas around the world. From the creators of Disney Buddies, this magical, heartwarming tale is brimming with hope, cheer, and Christmas spirit. Written by Paws Cheryl Ladd, George Newbern, Pat Finn, Danny Woodburn, Obba Babatundé, Kaitlyn Maher, Josh Feldman, Ali Hillis, Jennifer Elise Cox, Audrey Wasilewski, Bill Chott, Paul Rae, Brian T. Finney, Ted Rooney, Tom Everett Scott, Bonnie Somerville, Aidan Gemme, Tatiana Gudegast, G. Hannelius, Marlowe Peyton, Richard Kind, Diedrich Bader, Chris Coppola, Josh Flitter, Trevor Wright, Joey Bothwell, Bryce Clyde Jenkins, Jay Brazeau, Nic Novicki, Michael Teigen Robert Vince Family United States of America Link
December 24 12:50 The Vikings Channel 5 1958 111 Hollywood legends Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Ernest Borgnine and Janet Leigh dazzle in this epic chronicle of brutal rivalry and bloodthirsty ambition. Roaring through the ninth century with powerful performances and brilliant visual drama, The Vikings is a riveting spectacle of brutal action! Bitter hatred divides two brothers. Prince Einar is the son and heir of a savage Viking chieftain. Prince Eric is his unknowing half-brother, the b**tard offspring of Einar’s father and an English queen. When the Vikings kidnap a princess, her beauty inflames the desires of both men, forcing a bloody duel that decides their fate… and the future of the English throne. Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Ernest Borgnine, Janet Leigh, Orson Welles Richard Fleischer Action / Adventure / Drama / History / Romance United States of America Link
December 24 13:00 Splash BBC Two 1984 111 A successful businessman falls in love with the girl of his dreams. There’s one big complication though; he’s fallen hook, line and sinker for a mermaid. Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy, John Candy, Dody Goodman, Shecky Greene, Richard B. Shull, Bobby Di Cicco, Howard Morris, Lowell Ganz, Babaloo Mandel, Tom Toner Ron Howard Comedy / Fantasy / Romance United States of America Link
December 24 13:10 A Wind at My Back Christmas TG4 2001 91 It is Christmas Time in New Bedford and trouble is affecting the Bailey family. Dylan Provencher, Tyrone Savage, James Carroll, Laura Bruneau, Robin Craig, Dalene Irvine, Robert Bockstael, Natasha La Force, Aidan Devine Stefan Scaini
December 24 13:25 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe RTE One 2005 143 Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the wise and magnificent lion, Aslan, the children lead Narnia into a spectacular, climactic battle to be free of the Witch’s glacial powers forever. William Moseley, Anna Popplewell, Skandar Keynes, Georgie Henley, Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Kiran Shah, James Cosmo, Judy McIntosh, Elizabeth Hawthorne, Patrick Kake, Rachael Henley, Mark Wells, Noah Huntley, Sophie Winkleman, Ray Winstone, Dawn French, Rupert Everett, Cameron Rhodes, Philip Steuer, Sim Evan-Jones, Michael Madsen Andrew Adamson Adventure / Family / Fantasy United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 24 13:30 Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone UTV 2001 152 Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle’s house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he’s a powerful wizard — with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he learns to harness his newfound powers with the help of the school’s kindly headmaster, Harry uncovers the truth about his parents’ deaths — and about the villain who’s to blame. Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, John Cleese, Robbie Coltrane, Richard Griffiths, Richard Harris, Ian Hart, John Hurt, Alan Rickman, Fiona Shaw, Maggie Smith, Sean Biggerstaff, Warwick Davis, Julie Walters, Zoë Wanamaker, David Bradley, Tom Felton, Saunders Triplets, Harry Melling, Derek Deadman, Ben Borowiecki, Geraldine Somerville, Verne Troyer, Bonnie Wright, Chris Rankin, Matthew Lewis, Rik Mayall, Leslie Phillips, Jimmy Vee, Kieri Kennedy, Alfie Enoch, Elizabeth Spriggs Chris Columbus Adventure / Fantasy / Family United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 24 13:50 Call Me Claus TV3 2001 90 If She’s Going To Save Christmas, She’s Got Some Big Shoes To Fill. Whoopi Goldberg, Nigel Hawthorne, Victor Garber, Taylor Negron, Frankie Faison Peter Werner TV Movie / Family United States of America Link
December 24 14:15 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian BBC One 2008 150 One year after their incredible adventures in the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Peter, Edmund, Lucy and Susan Pevensie return to Narnia to aid a young prince whose life has been threatened by the evil King Miraz. Now, with the help of a colorful cast of new characters, including Trufflehunter the badger and Nikabrik the dwarf, the Pevensie clan embarks on an incredible quest to ensure that Narnia is returned to its rightful heir. Ben Barnes, William Moseley, Anna Popplewell, Skandar Keynes, Georgie Henley, Sergio Castellitto, Alicia Borrachero, Peter Dinklage, Warwick Davis, Vincent Grass, Pierfrancesco Favino, Damián Alcázar, Simón Andreu, Predrag Bjelac, Shane Rangi, Cornell John, Liam Neeson, Ken Stott, Tilda Swinton, Eddie Izzard Andrew Adamson Adventure / Family / Fantasy Czech Republic / Poland / Slovenia / United States of America Link
December 24 14:30 Eat the Peach UTV Ireland 1986 0 Two young Irish men are watching an old Elvis Presley movie in which a carnival cyclist performs an act called the Wall of Death. Transfixed, they decide to put together their own “Wall of Death.”
December 24 14:35 Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas ITV2 2004 68 Santa Claus, Mickey Mouse and all his Disney pals star in an original movie about the importance of opening your heart to the true spirit of Christmas. Stubborn old Donald tries in vain to resist the joys of the season, and Mickey and Pluto learn a great lesson about the power of friendship. Wayne Allwine, Tony Anselmo, Bill Farmer, Jim Cummings, Tress MacNeille, Jeff Bennett, Jason Marsden, Chuck McCann, Clive Revill, Russi Taylor, Alan Young, Edie McClurg, Gene Weygandt, April Winchell, Corey Burton, Shaun Fleming, Linda Harmon Carole Holliday, Matthew O’Callaghan, Theresa Cullen Animation / Family United States of America Link
December 24 14:45 Scrooged Channel 4 1988 101 In this modern take on Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips (Karen Allen). But after firing a staff member, Eliot Loudermilk (Bobcat Goldthwait), on Christmas Eve, Frank is visited by a series of ghosts who give him a chance to re-evaluate his actions and right the wrongs of his past. Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Glover, John Forsythe, Bobcat Goldthwait, Jamie Farr, Brian Doyle-Murray, Carol Kane, Michael J. Pollard, Robert Goulet, Mary Ellen Trainor, John Houseman, Buddy Hackett, Robert Mitchum, David Johansen, Al ‘Red Dog’ Weber, Robert Hammond, Nicholas Phillips, Susan Isaacs, Alfre Woodard, Mabel King Richard Donner Fantasy / Comedy / Drama United States of America Link
December 24 15:35 The Princess Bride TV3 1987 98 In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death can’t stop these true lovebirds from triumphing. Cary Elwes, Robin Wright, Mandy Patinkin, André the Giant, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, Wallace Shawn, Peter Falk, Billy Crystal, Fred Savage, Carol Kane, Mel Smith, Peter Cook, Willoughby Gray, Anne Dyson, Margery Mason, Malcolm Storry, Betsy Brantley, Paul Badger, Errol Bennett, Willy DeVille, Mickey Feat, Guy Fletcher, Mark Knopfler, Jamie Lane, Sallie McLaughlin, Derek Pykett Rob Reiner Adventure / Family / Fantasy / Comedy / Romance United States of America Link
December 24 15:45 Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid RTE 2 1969 110 In late 1890s Wyoming, Butch Cassidy is the affable, clever, talkative leader of the outlaw Hole in the Wall Gang. His closest companion is the laconic dead-shot “Sundance Kid”. As the west rapidly becomes civilized, the law finally catches up to Butch, Sundance and their gang. Chased doggedly by a special posse, the two decide to make their way to South America in hopes of evading their pursuers once and for all. Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Katharine Ross, Strother Martin, Henry Jones, Jeff Corey, George Furth, Cloris Leachman, Ted Cassidy, Kenneth Mars, Donnelly Rhodes, Jody Gilbert, Timothy Scott, Don Keefer, Charles Dierkop, Pancho Córdova, Nelson Olmsted, Paul Bryar, Sam Elliott, Charles Akins, Eric Sinclair George Roy Hill History / Drama / Western / Crime United States of America Link
December 24 15:55 Home Alone RTE One 1990 103 Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin’s house, the plucky kid stands ready to defend his territory. By planting booby traps galore, adorably mischievous Kevin stands his ground as his frantic mother attempts to race home before. Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard, Catherine O’Hara, Roberts Blossom, Devin Ratray, Michael C. Maronna, Hillary Wolf, Angela Goethals, Gerry Bamman, Terrie Snell, Jedidiah Cohen, Senta Moses, Daiana Campeanu, Kieran Culkin, Anna Slotky, Kristin Minter, John Candy, Ralph Foody, Larry Hankin, Ken Hudson Campbell, Hope Davis, Billie Bird, Bill Erwin Chris Columbus Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 24 16:20 101 Dalmatians UTV 1961 79 When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement. Rod Taylor, J. Pat O’Malley, Betty Lou Gerson, Martha Wentworth, Ben Wright, Cate Bauer, David Frankham, Frederick Worlock, Lisa Davis, Tom Conway, Tudor Owen, George Pelling, Ramsay Hill, Queenie Leonard, Marjorie Bennett, Mickey Maga, Barbara Beaird, Mimi Gibson, Sandra Abbott, Thurl Ravenscroft, Bill Lee Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske, Wolfgang Reitherman Adventure / Animation / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 24 16:50 Penguins of Madagascar BBC One 2014 92 Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it. Tom McGrath, Chris Miller, Christopher Knights, Conrad Vernon, John Malkovich, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ken Jeong, Annet Mahendru, Peter Stormare, Andy Richter, Danny Jacobs, Werner Herzog, Sean Charmatz, Billy Eichner, Stephen Kearin Simon J. Smith, Eric Darnell Family / Animation / Adventure / Comedy United States of America Link
December 24 17:20 Unaccompanied Minors TG4 2006 90 Five disparate kids snowed in at the airport on Christmas Eve learn some lessons about friendship when they launch a bid to get back to their families and outsmart a disgruntled airport official who wants to keep them grounded. Lewis Black, Wilmer Valderrama, Dyllan Christopher, Dominique Saldaña, Gia Mantegna, Tyler James Williams, Brett Kelly, Quinn Shephard, Rob Corddry, David Koechner, Mindy Kaling, Kristen Wiig, Jessica Walter Paul Feig Comedy / Family Link
December 24 17:25 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory TV3 1971 100 Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary. But does Wonka have an agenda hidden amid a world of Oompa Loompas and chocolate rivers? Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear, Denise Nickerson, Leonard Stone, Julie Dawn Cole, Nora Denney, Peter Capell, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Marcus Powell, Rusty Goffe, Michael Goodliffe, Kurt Großkurth, Malcolm Dixon, Paris Themmen, Ursula Reit, Michael Boliner, Diana Sowle, Aubrey Woods, David Battley, Pat Coombs, Günter Meisner, Werner Heyking, Peter Stewart, Franziska Liebing, Dora Altmann, Ernst Ziegler, Stephen Dunn, Frank Delfino, Rudy Borgstaller, George Claydon, Ismed Hassan, Norman McGlen, Angelo Muscat, Albert Wilkinson Mel Stuart Family / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 24 17:25 Finding Neverland UTV Ireland 2004 106 Finding Neverland is an amusing drama about how the story of Peter Pan and Neverland came to be. During a writing slump play writer J.M. Barrie meets the widowed Sylvia and her three children who soon become an important part of Barrie’s life and the inspiration that lead him to create his masterpiece “Peter Pan.” Johnny Depp, Kate Winslet, Julie Christie, Dustin Hoffman, Freddie Highmore, Radha Mitchell, Kate Maberly, Joe Prospero, Nick Roud, Luke Spill, Ian Hart, Kelly Macdonald, Toby Jones, Angus Barnett, Mackenzie Crook, Tobias Menzies Marc Forster Drama United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 24 17:50 The Muppet Christmas Carol Channel 4 1992 85 A retelling of the classic Dickens tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, miser extraordinaire. He is held accountable for his dastardly ways during night-time visitations by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and future. Michael Caine, Don Austen, Meredith Braun, Don Austen, Ed Sanders, Theo Sanders, Dave Goelz, Simon Buckley, Craig Crane, John Eccleston Brian Henson Comedy / Family / Fantasy / Drama United States of America Link
December 24 18:00 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Comedy Central 2013 95 After the disastrous food storm in the first film, Flint and his friends are forced to leave the town. Flint accepts the invitation from his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company, which has been tasked to clean the island, and where the best inventors in the world create technologies for the betterment of mankind. When Flint discovers that his machine still operates and now creates mutant food beasts like living pickles, hungry tacodiles, shrimpanzees and apple pie-thons, he and his friends must return to save the world. Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan, Will Forte, Andy Samberg, Benjamin Bratt, Neil Patrick Harris, Terry Crews, Kristen Schaal, Cody Cameron, Melissa Sturm, Kris Pearn, Craig Kellman, Khamani Griffin, Bridget Hoffman Cody Cameron, Kris Pearn Animation / Family / Comedy United States of America Link
December 24 18:15 The Lego Movie RTE One 2014 100 An ordinary Lego mini-figure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil Lego tyrant from gluing the universe together. Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks, Craig Berry, Alison Brie, David Burrows, Anthony Daniels, Charlie Day, Amanda Farinos, Keith Ferguson, Will Ferrell, Will Forte, Dave Franco, Morgan Freeman, Todd Hansen, Jonah Hill, Jake Johnson, Keegan-Michael Key, Kelly Lafferty, Chris McKay, Graham Miller, Liam Neeson, Doug Nicholas, Shaquille O’Neal, Nick Offerman, Chris Paluszek, Chris Pratt, Chris Romano, Jadon Sand, Cobie Smulders, Melissa Sturm, Jorma Taccone, Channing Tatum, Christopher Miller, Billy Dee Williams, Leiki Veskimets Phil Lord, Christopher Miller Adventure / Fantasy / Animation / Comedy / Action / Family United States of America Link
December 24 18:20 Pitch Perfect RTE 2 2012 112 College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that’s exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals and just plain weird gals, Beca finds that the only thing they have in common is how well they sing together. She takes the women of the group out of their comfort zone of traditional arrangements and into a world of amazing harmonic combinations in a fight to the top of college music competitions. Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, Rebel Wilson, Ben Platt, Adam DeVine, Alexis Knapp, Ester Dean, Hana Mae Lee, Elizabeth Banks, John Michael Higgins, John Benjamin Hickey, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Freddie Stroma, Kelley Jakle, Wanetah Walmsley, Shelley Regner, Caroline Fourmy, Nicole Lovince, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Michael Viruet, David Del Rio, Jinhee Joung, Jacob Wysocki, Jawan Harris, Richard Kohnke, Scott Shilstone, Drew Battles, Katrina Despain, Cameron Deane Stewart, Kether Donohue, Karen Gonzales, Lauren Gros, Alex Biglane, Michael Alexander, Tyler Forrest, Joe Lo Truglio, Har Mar Superstar, Jason Jones, Donald Faison, Jabari Thomas, Judd Lormand, Steven Bailey, Michael Anaya, Gregory Gorenc, Brian Silver, Wes Lagarde, Jonathan Brannan, Donald Watkins, Jessica Jain, Nate Howard, Ben Haist, Rose Davis, Chiara Pittman, Emilia Graves, Emily Rodriguez, Sawyer McLeod, Chase Cooksey, Adam Gilbert, Megan Dupre, Monika Guiberteau, Jessica Poumaroux, Jackie Tuttle, Elizabeth Chance, Margo Melancon, Brooke Fontenot, Maya Estephanos, Brian Mason, Xavier Joe Wilcher, Julia Friedman, Esther Long, Aakomon Jones, Sora Connor, Elise Wilson, Sean Bankhead, Matthew Laraway, Madison Benson, Kenneth Tipton, Jeremy Strong, Dylan Cheek, Naeemah McCowan, Allison Sahonic, Codie L. Wiggins, Kelly Snow, Nathan Swedberg, Matthew Savarese, Sanford Williams, Charles Miller, Brandon Borror-Chappell, Sean McDonald, Nicholas Cafero, Alexander Fabian, Paul Ruess, Andrew O’Shanick, Samuel Brennan, Thaddeus Potter, Jacob Mainwaring, Alexander Sneider, William Laverack, Renaldo McClinton, Richard Coleman, Margaret Osburn, Dan Iwrey, Ali Bloomston, Shawn Barry, Alexandra Weinroth, Ciera Dawn Washington, Felipe Fuentes, Glen Aucoin, Deke Sharon, Ed Boyer, Brandon Kitchel, Jasper Randall, Jeff Lewis, Laura Dickinson, Candice Helfand, Windy Wagner, Jessica Rotter, Kari Kimmel, Kala Balch, Emily Benford, Brock Kelly, Brittney Alger, Catherine Joy Perry Jason Moore Comedy / Music / Romance United States of America Link
December 24 18:55 The Polar Express ITV2 2004 100 This is the story of a young boy on Christmas Eve who boards a magical train that’s headed to the North Pole. What unfolds is an an adventure which follows a doubting boy, who takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole; during this ride, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery which shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe. Tom Hanks, Michael Jeter, Eddie Deezen, Chris Coppola, Nona Gaye, Peter Scolari, Charles Fleischer, Steven Tyler, Leslie Zemeckis, Julene Renee, Andy Pellick, Josh Hutcherson, Daryl Sabara Robert Zemeckis Animation / Adventure / Family / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 24 21:00 The Inbetweeners Movie E4 2011 97 High school graduation just wouldn’t be complete without an un-chaperoned, uninhibited and unforgettable final holiday. At least that’s what Will, Jay, Simon and Neil think when they book a two-week stay on an exotic Greek island. As their dreams of sun-drenched days and booze-filled nights are left hopelessly unfulfilled, the lads fight their way into the party scene with hilariously humiliating results in this smash hit UK raunchy comedy. Simon Bird, James Buckley, Blake Harrison, Lydia Rose Bewley, Laura Haddock, Emily Head, Tamla Kari, Jessica Knappett, Theo Barklem-Biggs, Theo James, Anthony Stewart Head, Victoria Willing, Greg Davies, Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Belinda Stewart-Wilson, Miltos Yerolemou, Joe Thomas Ben Palmer Comedy United Kingdom Link
December 24 21:00 Quantum of Solace ITV2 2008 106 Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate Mr. White, who reveals that the organization that blackmailed Vesper is far more complex and dangerous than anyone had imagined. Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric, Judi Dench, Giancarlo Giannini, Gemma Arterton, Jeffrey Wright, David Harbour, Jesper Christensen, Anatole Taubman, Rory Kinnear, Tim Pigott-Smith, Joaquín Cosio, Glenn Foster, Paul Ritter, Stana Katic, Lucrezia Lante della Rovere, Neil Jackson, Oona Chaplin, Rachel McDowall, Gustavo Nanez, Mark Wakeling, Sarah Hadland, David Decio, Aaron King, Alexandra Prusa, Brandon Jovanovich, Alexandre Krawetz, Fernando Guillén Cuervo, Jesús Ochoa, Simon Kassianides, Brendan O’Hea Marc Forster Adventure / Action / Thriller / Crime United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 24 21:00 The Lady in the Van BBC Two 2015 104 The true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years. Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Frances de la Tour, Gwen Taylor, Dominic Cooper, James Corden, Roger Allam, Samuel Anderson, Dermot Crowley, Jim Broadbent, Stephen Campbell Moore, Eleanor Matsuura, Sacha Dhawan, Samuel Barnett, Deborah Findlay, David Calder, Elliot Levey, Claire Foy, Pandora Colin, Marion Bailey, Russell Tovey, Rosalind Knight, Jamie Parker, Geoffrey Streatfeild, June Watson, George Taylor, Richard Banks, Tom Coulston, Aaron Neil, Jessica Bastick-Vines, Cecilia Noble, Clare Hammond, Sam McArdle, Giles Cooper, Sam Spruell, Harriet Thorpe Nicholas Hytner Comedy / Drama United Kingdom Link
December 24 22:00 Scrooged 3e 1988 101 In this modern take on Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips (Karen Allen). But after firing a staff member, Eliot Loudermilk (Bobcat Goldthwait), on Christmas Eve, Frank is visited by a series of ghosts who give him a chance to re-evaluate his actions and right the wrongs of his past. Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Glover, John Forsythe, Bobcat Goldthwait, Jamie Farr, Brian Doyle-Murray, Carol Kane, Michael J. Pollard, Robert Goulet, Mary Ellen Trainor, John Houseman, Buddy Hackett, Robert Mitchum, David Johansen, Al ‘Red Dog’ Weber, Robert Hammond, Nicholas Phillips, Susan Isaacs, Alfre Woodard, Mabel King Richard Donner Fantasy / Comedy / Drama United States of America Link
December 24 22:00 Ferris Bueller’s Day Off TV3 1986 103 Charismatic teen Ferris Bueller plays hooky in Chicago with his girlfriend and best friend. Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Jones, Jennifer Grey, Charlie Sheen, Cindy Pickett, Lyman Ward, Edie McClurg, Ben Stein John Hughes Drama / Comedy United States of America Link
December 24 22:35 Bad Neighbours RTE 2 2014 96 A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house. Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne, Dave Franco, Ike Barinholtz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Hannibal Buress, Lisa Kudrow, Carla Gallo, Halston Sage, Craig Roberts, Cassandra Starr, Jason Mantzoukas, Ali Cobrin, Natasha Leggero, Jerrod Carmichael, Elise Vargas, Zoey Vargas, Brian Huskey, Kira Sternbach, Randall Park, Jake Johnson, Steven Michael Eich, Fahim Anwar, Ori Kalmus, Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone, Adam DeVine, Blake Anderson, Anders Holm, Kyle Newacheck, Jesse Heiman, Liz Cackowski, Maria Olsen, Stephen Todt, Michael Angeloe, Gary Sievers, Casey Ford Alexander, Chasty Ballesteros, Melanie Avalon, Marianne Bourg, Erika Del Toro, Alanna Dergan, Elsi Eng, Ayesha Fraser, Courtney Hart, Danika Galindo, Cassandra Starr, Valeria Sweet, Bridgetta Tomarchio Nicholas Stoller Comedy United States of America Link
December 24 23:00 Serendipity UTV Ireland 2001 90 Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. But to give true love a chance, they have to find one another again. John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale, Jeremy Piven, Bridget Moynahan, Eugene Levy, Lilli Lavine, Michael Guarino Jr., Abdul Alshawish, Stephen Bruce, David Sparrow, Ann Talman, Crystal Bock, Kate Blumberg, Gary Gerbrandt, Ron Payne, Marcia Bennett, Molly Shannon Peter Chelsom Comedy / Romance United States of America Link
December 24 23:00 Best in Show TG4 2000 90 The tension is palpable, the excitement is mounting and the heady scent of competition is in the air as hundreds of eager contestants from across America prepare to take part in what is undoubtedly one of the greatest events of their lives — the Mayflower Dog Show. The canine contestants and their owners are as wondrously diverse as the great country that has bred them. Jay Brazeau, Parker Posey, Michael Hitchcock, Catherine O’Hara, Eugene Levy, Bob Balaban, Will Sasso, Stephen E. Miller, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, John Michael Higgins, Colin Cunningham, Fred Willard, Jennifer Coolidge, Jane Lynch, Larry Miller, Rachael Harris Christopher Guest Comedy United States of America Link
December 24 00:20 Joyeux Noel RTE 2 2005 116 In 1914, World War I, the bloodiest war ever at that time in human history, was well under way. However on Christmas Eve, numerous sections of the Western Front called an informal, and unauthorized, truce where the various front-line soldiers of the conflict peacefully met each other in No Man’s Land to share a precious pause in the carnage with a fleeting brotherhood. Diane Kruger, Natalie Dessay, Benno Fürmann, Guillaume Canet, Gary Lewis, Dany Boon, Daniel Brühl, Lucas Belvaux, Alex Ferns, Steven Robertson, Frank Witter, Bernard Le Coq, Ian Richardson, Thomas Schmauser, Rolando Villazón Christian Carion Romance / Drama / History / War / Music Belgium / Germany / France / United Kingdom / Romania Link
December 24 00:20 The Client RTE One 1994 119 A street-wise kid, Mark Sway, sees the suicide of Jerome Clifford, a prominent Louisiana lawyer, whose current client is Barry ‘The Blade’ Muldano, a Mafia hit-man. Before Jerome shoots himself, he tells Mark where the body of a Senator is buried. Clifford shoots himself and Mark is found at the scene, and both the FBI and the Mafia quickly realize that Mark probably knows more than he says. Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones, Mary-Louise Parker, Anthony LaPaglia, Bradley Whitford, Will Patton, Brad Renfro, Anthony Edwards, J. T. Walsh, Anthony Heald, Kim Coates, Kimberly Scott, David Speck, William H. Macy, Rebecca Jernigan Joel Schumacher Drama / Thriller / Crime / Mystery United States of America Link
December 24 00:20 Viva Las Vegas BBC Two 1964 85 Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix – once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough but mislays it when the pretty swimming pool manageress takes his mind off things. It seems he will lose both race and girl, problems made more difficult by rivalry from Elmo Mancini, fellow racer and womaniser Elvis Presley, Ann-Margret, William Demarest, Nicky Blair, Cesare Danova, Teri Garr, Alean ‘Bambi’ Hamilton George Sidney Comedy / Drama / Music / Romance United States of America Link
December 24 01:00 Surviving Christmas BBC One 2004 91 Drew Latham is an executive leading an empty, shallow life with only wealth on his side. Facing another lonely Christmas ahead, he revisit his old childhood home in the hope of reliving some old holiday memories – but he finds that the house in which he was raised is no longer the home in which he grew up. Ben Affleck, James Gandolfini, Christina Applegate, Catherine O’Hara, Josh Zuckerman, Bill Macy, Jennifer Morrison, Udo Kier, David Selby, Stephanie Faracy, Stephen Root, Sy Richardson, Tangie Ambrose, John ‘B.J.’ Bryant, Peter Jason Mike Mitchell Comedy / Romance United States of America Link
December 24 01:05 Albert Nobbs TV3 2011 113 Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th century Ireland, where women aren’t encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man, so she can work as a butler in Dublin’s most posh hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living. Glenn Close, Mia Wasikowska, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Pauline Collins, Brendan Gleeson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Mark Williams, James Greene, Serena Brabazon, Michael McElhatton, Phyllida Law, Bronagh Gallagher, Annie Starke, Janet McTeer Rodrigo García Drama United Kingdom / Ireland Link
December 24 02:30 Vertigo RTE One 1958 128 A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend’s wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her. James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones, Raymond Bailey, Ellen Corby, Konstantin Shayne, Lee Patrick, Bess Flowers Alfred Hitchcock Crime / Drama / Mystery / Romance / Thriller United States of America Link
December 24 02:35 Derailed ITV2 2005 108 When two married business executives having an affair are blackmailed by a violent criminal, they are forced to turn the tables on him to save their families. Clive Owen, Jennifer Aniston, Vincent Cassel, Melissa George, Addison Timlin, Xzibit, RZA, Sandra Bee, William Armstrong, Tom Conti, Rachael Blake, Richard Leaf, Catherine McCord, Denis O’Hare, Georgina Chapman, Giancarlo Esposito, David Morrissey, David Oyelowo, Jennifer Joan Taylor Mikael HÃ¥fström Drama / Thriller United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 25 06:00 12 Wishes of Christmas E4 2011 87 A woman whose dog was taken by her landlord follows her life coach’s instructions to make 12 wishes for a better future, and watches in surprise as each of those wishes comes true in this Christmas fantasy for the entire family. Laura was already down in the dumps when her strict landlord took away her beloved four-legged friend. Encouraged by her best friend to seek the help of a life coach, Laura begrudgingly takes the leap. Later, as Laura follows instructions to make 12 wishes for a better life, her deepest desires become reality. But every wish has its consequences, and with Christmas fast approaching Laura must now figure out a means of getting her dog back, and her life on track in time for the holidays. Elisa Donovan, Gabrielle Carteris, Fred Willard, David O’Donnell, Sarah Thompson, Michael Gross, Chonda Pierce, Mo Gaffney, Michael Bergin, Lynn Milano Peter Sullivan Comedy / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 25 07:05 North by Northwest RTE One 1959 136 Advertising man Roger Thornhill is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase. Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis, Philip Coolidge, Doreen Lang, Josephine Hutchinson, Leo G. Carroll, Philip Ober, Adam Williams, Edward Platt, Robert Ellenstein, Martin Landau, Les Tremayne, Patrick McVey, Edward Binns, Ken Lynch, Nora Marlowe, Maudie Prickett, Ned Glass, Malcolm Atterbury, Bess Flowers, Stanley Adams, Andy Albin, Ernest Anderson, Tol Avery, Baynes Barron, Brandon Beach, John Beradino, Steve Carruthers, Taggart Casey, Bill Catching, Bill Catching, Walter Coy, Jimmy Cross, Patricia Cutts, Jack Daly, John Damler, Lawrence Dobkin, Tommy Farrell, Jesslyn Fax, Adolph Faylauer, Sally Fraser, Paul Genge, James Gonzalez, Tom Greenway, Robert Haines, Stuart Hall, Alfred Hitchcock, Stuart Holmes, Eugene Jackson, Bobby Johnson, Kenner G. Kemp, Madge Kennedy, Colin Kenny, Carl M. Leviness, Alexander Lockwood, Frank Marlowe, Thomas Martin, James McCallion, Maura McGiveney, Carl Milletaire, Hans Moebus, Howard Negley, Monty O’Grady, Ralph Reed, John Roy, Jeffrey Sayre, Scott Seaton, Harry Seymour, Robert Shayne, Jeremy Slate, Olan Soule, Helen Spring, Harvey Stephens, Harry Strang, Arthur Tovey, Dale Van Sickel, Frank Wilcox, Lloyd Williams, Robert Williams, Paula Winslowe, Wilson Wood, Carleton Young, Dick Johnstone, Bert Stevens, Cosmo Sardo, Don Anderson, Alphonso DuBois, Len Hendry Alfred Hitchcock Mystery / Thriller United States of America Link
December 25 07:15 Secret of the Wings RTE 2 2012 92 Tinkerbell wanders into the forbidden Winter woods and meets Periwinkle. Together they learn the secret of their wings and try to unite the warm fairies and the winter fairies to help Pixie Hollow. Mae Whitman, Lucy Hale, Timothy Dalton, Jeff Bennett, Lucy Liu, Raven-Symoné, Megan Hilty, Pamela Adlon, Angela Bartys, Matt Lanter, Debby Ryan, Grey Griffin, Rob Paulsen, Anjelica Huston, Jane Horrocks, Jodi Benson, Kari Wahlgren, Thomas Lennon, Ben Diskin, Jesse McCartney, Kathy Najimy, John DiMaggio, Steve Valentine Roberts Gannaway, Peggy Holmes Animation / Family / Fantasy / Adventure India / United States of America Link
December 25 07:15 Animals United Channel 4 2010 93 A group of animals waiting for the annual flood they rely on for food and water discover that the humans, who have been destroying their habitats have built a dam for a leisure resort. The animals endeavour to save the delta and send a message to the humans not to interfere with nature. Christoph Maria Herbst, Ralf Schmitz, Thomas Fritsch, Bastian Pastewka, Oliver Kalkofe, Nana Spier, Constantin von Jascheroff Reinhard Klooss, Holger Tappe Animation / Family / Comedy Germany
December 25 07:35 The Cat in the Hat BBC Two 2003 82 Conrad and Sally Walden are home alone with their pet fish. It is raining outside, and there is nothing to do. Until The Cat in the Hat walks in the front door. He introduces them to their imagination, and at first it’s all fun and games, until things get out of hand, and The Cat must go, go, go, before their parents get back. Mike Myers, Dakota Fanning, Spencer Breslin, Kelly Preston, Alec Baldwin, Amy Hill, Sean Hayes, Danielle Chuchran, Taylor Rice, Brittany Oaks, Talia-Lynn Prairie Bo Welch Comedy / Fantasy / Family United States of America Link
December 25 07:35 An American in Paris Channel 5 1951 113 Jerry Mulligan is an exuberant American expatriate in Paris trying to make a reputation as a painter. His friend Adam is a struggling concert pianist who’s a long time associate of a famous French singer, Henri Baurel. A lonely society woman, Milo Roberts, takes Jerry under her wing and supports him, but is interested in more than his art. Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guétary, Nina Foch, Anna Q. Nilsson, John Eldredge, Hayden Rorke, Dudley Field Malone, Ann Codee, Eugene Borden, Martha Bamattre, Madge Blake Vincente Minnelli Drama / Comedy / Music / Romance United States of America Link
December 25 07:35 The Dog Who Saved Christmas E4 2009 112 Zeus, a Labrador Retriever and a former police dog (voiced by Mario López), has lost his bark after his barking ended up blowing off a five-year investigation and his partner can’t shoot straight again and ends up at the pound. He is adopted by a father (played by Gary Valentine) as both an early Christmas present and as a good guard dog for the house, but the mom (played by Elisa Donovan) is hesitant. Gary Valentine, Elisa Donovan, Dean Cain, Mario López, Adrienne Barbeau, Sierra McCormick, Caia Coley, Mindy Sterling Michael Feifer Comedy / Family United States of America
December 25 08:45 Beethoven’s Christmas Adventure ITV2 2011 90 A Christmas elf accidentally takes off in Santa’s sleigh, crash lands in a small town, and loses the magic toy bag. Beethoven must rescue the elf, recover the bag from greedy crooks, and return the sleigh to Santa in time to save Christmas. Curtis Armstrong, Tom Arnold, John Cleese, Kim Rhodes, Kyle Massey John Putch Comedy / Family Canada / United States of America
December 25 08:50 Tom Thumb BBC Two 1958 98 The Forest Queen grants the wish of Jonathan, the woodcutter, and his wife, Anna. Russ Tamblyn, Alan Young, June Thorburn, Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Bernard Miles, Jessie Matthews, Ian Wallace, Peter Butterworth, Peter Bull, Stan Freberg, Dal McKennon George Pal Adventure / Fantasy / Action / Family United States of America Link
December 25 09:00 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Comedy Central 2013 95 After the disastrous food storm in the first film, Flint and his friends are forced to leave the town. Flint accepts the invitation from his idol Chester V to join The Live Corp Company, which has been tasked to clean the island, and where the best inventors in the world create technologies for the betterment of mankind. When Flint discovers that his machine still operates and now creates mutant food beasts like living pickles, hungry tacodiles, shrimpanzees and apple pie-thons, he and his friends must return to save the world. Bill Hader, Anna Faris, James Caan, Will Forte, Andy Samberg, Benjamin Bratt, Neil Patrick Harris, Terry Crews, Kristen Schaal, Cody Cameron, Melissa Sturm, Kris Pearn, Craig Kellman, Khamani Griffin, Bridget Hoffman Cody Cameron, Kris Pearn Animation / Family / Comedy United States of America Link
December 25 09:20 Happy Feet RTE 2 2006 108 Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce! Lombardo Boyar, Robin Williams, Johnny A. Sanchez, Carlos Alazraqui, Jeffrey Garcia, Elijah Wood, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Hugo Weaving, E.G. Daily, Magda Szubanski, Miriam Margolyes, Cesar Flores, Anthony LaPaglia, Fat Joe, Alyssa Shafer, Danny Mann, Mark Klastorin, Michael Cornacchia, Chris Edgerly George Miller Music / Animation / Comedy / Family Australia / United States of America Link
December 25 09:25 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days E4 2012 94 School is out and Greg is ready for the days of summer, when all his plans go wrong. What on earth is he going to do all summer? Devon Bostick, Steve Zahn, Peyton List, Rachael Harris, Zachary Gordon, Karan Brar, Robert Capron, Laine MacNeil, Grayson Russell, Connor Fielding, Emily Holmes, Melissa Roxburgh, Elise Gatien, Dalila Bela, Philip Maurice Hayes David Bowers Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 25 09:30 How the Toys Saved Christmas UTV Ireland 1966 92 When Santa’s helper La Befana falls ill and must take off a Christmas Eve, she recruits Scarafoni to help deliver all the toys. No one but the toys knows is that Scarafoni plans to auction off the toys to the highest bidder, which means the toys won’t make it to the children who have been good all year and deserve them. The toys decide to deliver themselves, and the story follows them as they struggle to avoid the heartless Scarafoni and to find their true homes. Lella Costa, Dario Fo, Lella Costa, Dario Fo, Alida Milana Enzo D’Alò Animation / Family / Foreign Italy / Switzerland / Germany / Luxembourg
December 25 09:50 On the Town Channel 5 1949 98 Three sailors – Gabey, Chip and Ozzie – let loose on a 24-hour pass in New York and the Big Apple will never be the same! Gabey falls head over heels for “Miss Turnstiles of the Month” (he thinks she’s a high society deb when she’s really a ‘cooch dancer at Coney Island); innocent Chip gets highjacked (literally) by a lady cab driver; and Ozzie becomes the object of interest of a gorgeous anthropologist who thinks he’s the perfect example of a “prehistoric man”. Wonderful music and terrific shots of New York at its best. Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Betty Garrett, Ann Miller, Jules Munshin, Vera-Ellen, Florence Bates, Alice Pearce, George Meader, Hans Conried, Judy Holliday Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly Comedy / Music / Romance United States of America Link
December 25 09:55 Despicable Me 2 UTV 2013 98 Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal. Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Miranda Cosgrove, Russell Brand, Ken Jeong, Steve Coogan, Elsie Kate Fisher, Dana Gaier, Moisés Arias, Nasim Pedrad, Kristen Schaal, Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud, Nickolai Stoilov, Vanessa Bayer, Ava Acres, Lori Alan, Jack Angel, Eva Bella, Georgia Cook, John Cygan, Debi Derryberry, Jess Harnell, Danny Mann, Mona Marshall, Mickie McGowan, Mason McNulty, Alec Medlock, Laraine Newman, Jan Rabson, Andre Robinson, Katie Silverman, Casey Simpson, Claira Nicole Titman, Jim Ward, April Winchell, Bailey Gambertoglio, Sherry Lynn Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Animation / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 25 10:05 Frozen in Time TG4 2014 0 Patty and Eric Purtle visit their Grandfather for Christmas. After accidentally breaking a clock in his workshop, they then find themselves repeating Christmas Eve. together they must fix time and make Christmas enjoyable for their family. Animation / Family
December 25 10:20 Bee Movie BBC Two 2007 91 Barry B. Benson, a bee who has just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry’s life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers humans actually eat honey, and subsequently decides to sue us. Jerry Seinfeld, Renée Zellweger, Matthew Broderick, Patrick Warburton, John Goodman, Chris Rock, Kathy Bates, Barry Levinson, Larry King, Ray Liotta, Sting, Oprah Winfrey, Larry Miller, Rip Torn, Megan Mullally, John DiMaggio Steve Hickner, Simon J. Smith Family / Animation / Adventure / Comedy United States of America Link
December 25 11:05 The Heroes of Telemark UTV Ireland 1965 131 Set in German-occupied Norway, this is an embellished account of the remarkable efforts of the Norwegian resistance to sabotage the German development of the atomic bomb. Resistance fighter Knut Straud enlists the reluctant physicist Rolf Pedersen in an effort to destroy the German heavy water production plant near the village of Rjukan in rural Telemark. In the process, Pedersen discovers that hi Kirk Douglas, Richard Harris, Ulla Jacobsson, Michael Redgrave, David Weston, Sebastian Breaks Anthony Mann Action / Drama / History Norway Link
December 25 11:25 Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone RTE 2 2001 152 Harry Potter has lived under the stairs at his aunt and uncle’s house his whole life. But on his 11th birthday, he learns he’s a powerful wizard — with a place waiting for him at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As he learns to harness his newfound powers with the help of the school’s kindly headmaster, Harry uncovers the truth about his parents’ deaths — and about the villain who’s to blame. Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, John Cleese, Robbie Coltrane, Richard Griffiths, Richard Harris, Ian Hart, John Hurt, Alan Rickman, Fiona Shaw, Maggie Smith, Sean Biggerstaff, Warwick Davis, Julie Walters, Zoë Wanamaker, David Bradley, Tom Felton, Saunders Triplets, Harry Melling, Derek Deadman, Ben Borowiecki, Geraldine Somerville, Verne Troyer, Bonnie Wright, Chris Rankin, Matthew Lewis, Rik Mayall, Leslie Phillips, Jimmy Vee, Kieri Kennedy, Alfie Enoch, Elizabeth Spriggs Chris Columbus Adventure / Fantasy / Family United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 25 11:50 The Croods BBC One 2013 98 The Croods is a prehistoric comedy adventure that follows the world’s first family as they embark on a journey of a lifetime when the cave that has always shielded them from danger is destroyed. Traveling across a spectacular landscape, the Croods discover an incredible new world filled with fantastic creatures — and their outlook is changed forever. Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Catherine Keener, Cloris Leachman, Clark Duke, Chris Sanders, Randy Thom Kirk De Micco, Chris Sanders Adventure / Animation / Comedy / Family / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 25 11:55 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets UTV 2002 161 Everyone’s favorite novice wizard, Harry Potter, continues his high-flying adventures at Hogwarts. This time around, Harry ignores warnings not to return to school – that is, if he values his life – to investigate a mysterious series of attacks with Ron and Hermione. Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Kenneth Branagh, Richard Harris, Alan Rickman, Robbie Coltrane, Maggie Smith, Heather Bleasdale, Sean Biggerstaff, David Bradley, Veronica Clifford, John Cleese, Eleanor Columbus, Christian Coulson, Warwick Davis, Emily Dale, Rochelle Douglas, Richard Griffiths, Julie Walters, Matthew Lewis, Tom Felton, Leslie Phillips, Jason Isaacs, Jim Norton, Shirley Henderson, Miriam Margolyes, Tom Knight, Bonnie Wright, Violet Columbus, Alfie Enoch Chris Columbus Adventure / Fantasy / Family Germany / United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 25 12:20 The Sword in the Stone Channel 4 1969 79 Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight’s squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give him an education, believing that once one has an education, one can go anywhere. Needless to say, it doesn’t quite work out that way. Sebastian Cabot, Karl Swenson, Junius Matthews, Norman Alden, Rickie Sorensen, Ginny Tyler, Martha Wentworth, Alan Napier, Richard Reitherman, Robert Reitherman Wolfgang Reitherman Animation / Family United States of America Link
December 25 13:00 Singin’ in the Rain TG4 1952 103 In 1927, Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are a famous on-screen romantic pair. Lina, however, mistakes the on-screen romance for real love. Don has worked hard to get where he is today, with his former partner Cosmo. When Don and Lina’s latest film is transformed into a musical, Don has the perfect voice for the songs. But Lina – well, even with the best efforts of a diction coach, they still decide to dub over her voice. Kathy Selden is brought in, an aspiring actress, and while she is working on the movie, Don falls in love with her. Will Kathy continue to “aspire”, or will she get the break she deserves? Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen, Millard Mitchell, Cyd Charisse, Douglas Fowley, Rita Moreno, Mae Clarke, Bess Flowers, Robert Foulk, Kathleen Freeman, Joi Lansing, Sylvia Lewis, ‘Snub’ Pollard, William Schallert, Elaine Stewart, Brick Sullivan Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly Comedy / Music / Romance United States of America Link
December 25 13:05 Lassie TV3 1994 94 An update of the Lassie legend stars Thomas Guiry as a troubled city kid whose family retreats to the country, where he befriends the famous collie and changes for the better. Conflict develops when a ruthless sheep rancher causes trouble for everyone. Tom Guiry, Helen Slater, Jon Tenney, Brittany Boyd, Frederic Forrest, Richard Farnsworth, Michelle Williams Daniel Petrie Action / Adventure / Drama / Family United States of America Link
December 25 13:05 The Polar Express ITV2 2004 100 This is the story of a young boy on Christmas Eve who boards a magical train that’s headed to the North Pole. What unfolds is an an adventure which follows a doubting boy, who takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole; during this ride, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery which shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe. Tom Hanks, Michael Jeter, Eddie Deezen, Chris Coppola, Nona Gaye, Peter Scolari, Charles Fleischer, Steven Tyler, Leslie Zemeckis, Julene Renee, Andy Pellick, Josh Hutcherson, Daryl Sabara Robert Zemeckis Animation / Adventure / Family / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 25 13:30 Muppets Most Wanted RTE One 2014 112 While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick. Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey, Steve Whitmire, Eric Jacobson, Dave Goelz, Bill Barretta, Matt Vogel, Peter Linz, Tom Hiddleston, Salma Hayek, Ray Liotta, Kenneth Collard, Pamela Betsy Cooper, James Pasierbowicz, Richard Herdman, David Rudman, Luke Howard, Pete Meads, Ricky Rajpal, Danny Trejo, Stanley Tucci, Jemaine Clement, Zach Galifianakis, Tom Hollander, Toby Jones, Frank Langella, James McAvoy, Chloë Grace Moretz, Miranda Richardson, Saoirse Ronan, Til Schweiger, Russell Tovey, Christoph Waltz, Christoph Waltz, Hugh Bonneville, Mackenzie Crook, Tony Bennett, Andrés Cantor, Sean Combs, Rob Corddry, Lady Gaga, Josh Groban, Ross Lynch, Aleksandar Mikić, Fleur Poad, Dylan Postl, Usher Raymond, Louise Gold, Nigel Plaskitt, Mak Wilson, Warrick Brownlow-Pike, David Covarrubias, Don Austen, William Banyard, Daisy Beattie, Sue Beattie, Lynn Robertson Bruce, Brian Jones, Céline Dion James Bobin Comedy / Adventure / Crime / Family United States of America Link
December 25 13:50 Enchanted RTE 2 2007 107 The beautiful princess Giselle is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn’t operate on a “happily ever after” basis, Giselle is now adrift in a chaotic world badly in need of enchantment. But when Giselle begins to fall in love with a charmingly flawed divorce lawyer who has come to her aid – even though she is already promised to a perfect fairy tale prince back home – she has to wonder: Can a storybook view of romance survive in the real world? Patrick Dempsey, Amy Adams, James Marsden, Timothy Spall, Rachel Covey, Susan Sarandon, Idina Menzel, Julie Andrews, Jeff Bennett, Kevin Lima, Emma Rose Lima, Teala Dunn, Fred Tatasciore, Courtney Williams, William Huntley Kevin Lima Comedy / Family / Fantasy / Romance United States of America Link
December 25 14:10 The Wizard of Oz Channel 5 1939 102 One of the most famous musical films and the first film from Hollywood to use color. Young Dorothy finds herself in a magical world where she makes friends with a lion, a scarecrow and a tin man as they make their way along the yellow brick road to talk with the Wizard and ask for the things they miss most in their lives. The Wicked Witch of the West is the only thing that could stop them. Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton, Charley Grapewin, Clara Blandick, Charles Becker, Meinhardt Raabe, Frank Morgan, Margaret Hamilton, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Pat Walshe, Terry, The Singer Midgets, Dorothy Barrett, Amelia Batchelor, Billy Bletcher, Lorraine Bridges, Buster Brodie, Tyler Brooke, Candy Candido, Mickey Carroll, Adriana Caselotti, Harry Cogg, Pinto Colvig, Nona Cooper, Tommy Cottonaro, Jimmy the Crow, Billy Curtis, Ken Darby, Sid Dawson, Abe Dinovitch, Jon Dodson, Gracie Doll, Tiny Doll, Ruth Duccini, Daisy Earles, Harry Earles, Buddy Ebsen, Fern Formica, Sig Frohlich, Jackie Gerlich, Phil Harron, Shep Houghton, Charles Irwin, Lois January, Eleanor Keaton, The King’s Men, Karl ‘Karchy’ Kosiczky, Nita Krebs, Ethelreda Leopold, Mitchell Lewis, Bud Linn, Jerry Maren, Dona Massin, George Ministeri, Yvonne Moray, Lee Murray, Olga Nardone, George Noisom, Jack Paul, Margaret Pellegrini, Hazel Resmondo, Freddie Retter, ‘Little Billy’ Rhodes, The Rhythmettes, Elvida Rizzo, Rad Robinson, Ambrose Schindler, Helen Seamon, Rolfe Sedan, Oliver Smith, Robert St. Angelo, Parnell St. Aubin, Parnell St. Aubin, Ralph Sudam, August Clarence Swenson, Harry Wilson, Johnny Winters, Murray Wood Victor Fleming Adventure / Family / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 25 14:20 It’s A Wonderful Life Channel 4 1947 130 George Bailey has spent his entire life giving of himself to the people of Bedford Falls. He has always longed to travel but never had the opportunity in order to prevent rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town. All that prevents him from doing so is George’s modest building and loan company, which was founded by his generous father. But on Christmas Eve, George’s Uncle Billy loses the business’s $8,000 while intending to deposit it in the bank. Potter finds the misplaced money, hides it from Billy, and George’s troubles begin. James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell, Henry Travers, Beulah Bondi, Frank Faylen, Ward Bond, Gloria Grahame, H.B. Warner, Todd Karns, Samuel S. Hinds, Mary Treen, Frank Albertson, Virginia Patton, Charles Williams, Sarah Edwards, William Edmunds, Lillian Randolph, Argentina Brunetti, Robert J. Anderson, Ronnie Ralph, Jean Gale, Jeanine Ann Roose, Danny Mummert, Georgie Nokes, Sheldon Leonard, Frank Hagney, Ray Walker, Charles Lane, Edward Keane, Carol Coombs, Karolyn Grimes, Larry Simms, Jimmy Hawkins, Jean Acker, Ernie Adams, Monya Andre, Stanley Andrews, Sam Ash, Jack Bailey, Brooks Benedict, Joseph E. Bernard, Al Bridge, Buz Buckley, Marian Carr, Adriana Caselotti, Lane Chandler, Michael Chapin, Tom Chatterton, Jack Cheatham, Harry Cheshire, Edward Clark, Tom Coleman, Ellen Corby, Jimmy the Crow, Lew Davis, Harry Denny, Helen Dickson, Dick Elliott, Tom Fadden, Frank Fenton, Eddie Fetherston, Sam Flint, Lee Frederick, Dick Gordon, Jack Gordon, Herschel Graham, Joseph Granby, Charles Halton, Herbert Heywood, Harry Holman, Art Howard, Bert Howard, Arthur Stuart Hull, John Indrisano, Eddie Kane, Carl Kent, Milton Kibbee, Effie Laird, Mike Lally, Harold Landon, Meade ‘Lux’ Lewis, Jack Lomas, J. Farrell MacDonald, Wilbur Mack, Charles Meakin, Bert Moorhouse, Philip Morris, George Noisom, Bob O’Connor, Frank O’Connor, Moroni Olsen, Garry Owen, Netta Packer, Franklin Parker, Suzanne Ridgeway, Mark Roberts, Constantine Romanoff, Cy Schindell, Almira Sessions, Cedric Stevens, Brick Sullivan, Charles Sullivan, Carl ‘Alfalfa’ Switzer, Max Wagner, Larry Wheat, Charles C. Wilson Frank Capra Drama / Family / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 25 14:25 The Artist BBC Two 2011 100 Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break. Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell, Penelope Ann Miller, Malcolm McDowell, Missi Pyle, Beth Grant, Ed Lauter, Joel Murray, Ken Davitian, Bitsie Tulloch, Basil Hoffman, Bill Fagerbakke, Nina Siemaszko, Stephen Mendillo, Dash Pomerantz, Beau Nelson, Alex Holliday, Wiley M. Pickett, Ben Kurland, Katie Nisa, Katie Wallack, Hal Landon Jr., Sarah Karges, Sarah Scott, Ezra Buzzington, Stuart Pankin, Andy Milder, Bob Glouberman, David Allen Cluck, Annie O’Donnell, Patrick Mapel, Tim DeZarn, Matthew Albrecht, Harvey J. Alperin, Lily Knight, Clement Blake, Cleto Augusto, Matt Skollar, Adria Tennor, Tasso Feldman, Christopher Ashe, Cletus Young, J. Mark Donaldson, Brian J. Williams, Jen Lilley, Brian Chenoweth, Robert Amico, Bill Blair, Amanda Chism, Calvin Dean, Mohamed Dione, Jennifer Ingrum, Sergio Kato, Kevin Ketcham, Carmen Kirby, Michael Laren, Sonya Macari, Josh Margulies, Rene Napoli, Frank Scozzari, Jewel Shepard, John H. Tobin, Josh Woodle, Vincent De Paul, Josephine Ganner, Jillana Laufer, Julie Minasian Michel Hazanavicius Drama / Comedy / Romance Belgium / France Link
December 25 14:45 Happy Feet TG4 2006 108 Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce! Lombardo Boyar, Robin Williams, Johnny A. Sanchez, Carlos Alazraqui, Jeffrey Garcia, Elijah Wood, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Hugo Weaving, E.G. Daily, Magda Szubanski, Miriam Margolyes, Cesar Flores, Anthony LaPaglia, Fat Joe, Alyssa Shafer, Danny Mann, Mark Klastorin, Michael Cornacchia, Chris Edgerly George Miller Music / Animation / Comedy / Family Australia / United States of America Link
December 25 15:00 Everest UTV Ireland 2015 121 Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world’s highest mountain, “Everest” documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered by mankind. Their mettle tested by the harshest of elements found on the planet, the climbers will face nearly impossible obstacles as a lifelong obsession becomes a breathtaking struggle for survival. Jason Clarke, Jake Gyllenhaal, Josh Brolin, John Hawkes, Sam Worthington, Robin Wright, Keira Knightley, Clive Standen, Emily Watson, Mia Goth, Michael Kelly, Martin Henderson, Elizabeth Debicki, Tom Goodman-Hill, Vanessa Kirby, Naoko Mori, Mark Derwin, Thomas M. Wright, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Ang Phula Sherpa, Charlotte Bøving, Pemba Sherpa, Amy Shindler, Simon Harrison, Chris Reilly, Tim Dantay, Todd Boyce, Justin Salinger, Stormur Jón Kormákur Baltasarsson, Demetri Goritsas, Chike Chan, Micah A. Hauptman, Nancy Baldwin, Lucy Newman-Williams, Vijay Lama, Avin Shah Baltasar Kormákur Adventure / Drama Iceland / United States of America / United Kingdom Link
December 25 15:10 The Lion King UTV 1994 89 A young lion cub named Simba can’t wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it. Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Matthew Broderick, James Earl Jones, Jeremy Irons, Moira Kelly, Niketa Calame, Ernie Sabella, Nathan Lane, Robert Guillaume, Rowan Atkinson, Madge Sinclair, Whoopi Goldberg, Cheech Marin, Jim Cummings, Zoe Leader, Jason Weaver, Frank Welker, Judi M. Durand, Daamen J. Krall, David McCharen, Mary Linda Phillips, Phil Proctor, David J. Randolph, Evan Saucedo, Brian Tochi Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff Family / Animation / Drama United States of America Link
December 25 15:10 The Wizard of Oz TV3 1939 102 One of the most famous musical films and the first film from Hollywood to use color. Young Dorothy finds herself in a magical world where she makes friends with a lion, a scarecrow and a tin man as they make their way along the yellow brick road to talk with the Wizard and ask for the things they miss most in their lives. The Wicked Witch of the West is the only thing that could stop them. Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton, Charley Grapewin, Clara Blandick, Charles Becker, Meinhardt Raabe, Frank Morgan, Margaret Hamilton, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Pat Walshe, Terry, The Singer Midgets, Dorothy Barrett, Amelia Batchelor, Billy Bletcher, Lorraine Bridges, Buster Brodie, Tyler Brooke, Candy Candido, Mickey Carroll, Adriana Caselotti, Harry Cogg, Pinto Colvig, Nona Cooper, Tommy Cottonaro, Jimmy the Crow, Billy Curtis, Ken Darby, Sid Dawson, Abe Dinovitch, Jon Dodson, Gracie Doll, Tiny Doll, Ruth Duccini, Daisy Earles, Harry Earles, Buddy Ebsen, Fern Formica, Sig Frohlich, Jackie Gerlich, Phil Harron, Shep Houghton, Charles Irwin, Lois January, Eleanor Keaton, The King’s Men, Karl ‘Karchy’ Kosiczky, Nita Krebs, Ethelreda Leopold, Mitchell Lewis, Bud Linn, Jerry Maren, Dona Massin, George Ministeri, Yvonne Moray, Lee Murray, Olga Nardone, George Noisom, Jack Paul, Margaret Pellegrini, Hazel Resmondo, Freddie Retter, ‘Little Billy’ Rhodes, The Rhythmettes, Elvida Rizzo, Rad Robinson, Ambrose Schindler, Helen Seamon, Rolfe Sedan, Oliver Smith, Robert St. Angelo, Parnell St. Aubin, Parnell St. Aubin, Ralph Sudam, August Clarence Swenson, Harry Wilson, Johnny Winters, Murray Wood Victor Fleming Adventure / Family / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 25 15:10 Frozen BBC One 2013 102 Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She’s accompanied by ice delivery man Kristoff, his reindeer Sven, and snowman Olaf. On an adventure where she will find out what friendship, courage, family, and true love really means. Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Santino Fontana, Alan Tudyk, Ciarán Hinds, Chris Williams, Stephen J. Anderson, Maia Wilson, Edie McClurg, Robert Pine, Maurice LaMarche, Livvy Stubenrauch, Eva Bella, Spencer Ganus, Jesse Corti, Jeffrey Marcus, Tucker Gilmore, Ava Acres, Stephen Apostolina, Krik Baily, David Boat, Paul Briggs, Woody Buck, June Christopher, Lewis Cleale, Wendy Cutler, Terri Douglas, Eddie Frierson, Jean Gilpin, Jackie Gonneau, Nicholas Guest, Bridget Hoffman, Nick Jameson, Daniel Kaz, John Lavelle, Jennifer Lee, Patricia Lentz, Annie Lopez, Katie Lowes, Mona Marshall, Dara McGarry, Scott Menville, Adam Overett, Paul Pape, Courtney Peldon, Jennifer Perry, Raymond S. Persi, Jean-Michel Richaud, Lynwood Robinson, Carter Sand, Jadon Sand, Katie Silverman, Pepper Sweeney, Fred Tatasciore, Annaleigh Ashford, Jenica Bergere, Tyree Brown Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee Animation / Adventure / Family United States of America Link
December 25 15:10 Monsters University RTE One 2013 104 A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren’t necessarily the best of friends. Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, Helen Mirren, Joel Murray, Peter Sohn, Sean Hayes, Dave Foley, Charlie Day, Alfred Molina, Tyler Labine, Nathan Fillion, Aubrey Plaza, Bobby Moynihan, Julia Sweeney, Bonnie Hunt, John Krasinski, Frank Oz, Beth Behrs, John Ratzenberger, Bill Hader, Bob Peterson, Noah Johnston Dan Scanlon Animation / Family United States of America Link
December 25 15:30 Are We There Yet? 3e 2005 95 The fledgling romance between Nick, a playboy bachelor, and Suzanne, a divorced mother of two, is threatened by a particularly harrowing New Years Eve. When Suzanne’s work keeps her in Vancouver for the holiday, Nick offers to bring her kids to the city from Portland, Oregon. The kids, who have never liked any of the men their mom dates, are determined to turn the trip into a nightmare for Nick. Ice Cube, Nia Long, Aleisha Allen, Philip Bolden, Jay Mohr, M.C. Gainey, Henry Simmons, Ray Galletti, Viv Leacock, Sean Millington, C. Ernst Harth, Tim Perez Brian Levant Comedy / Family / Adventure / Romance United States of America Link
December 25 16:30 Casablanca RTE 2 1942 102 In World War II Casablanca, Rick Blaine, exiled American and former freedom fighter, runs the most popular nightspot in town. The cynical lone wolf Blaine comes into the possession of two valuable letters of transit. When Nazi Major Strasser arrives in Casablanca, the sycophantic police Captain Renault does what he can to please him, including detaining a Czechoslovak underground leader Victor Laszlo. Much to Rick’s surprise, Lazslo arrives with Ilsa, Rick’s one time love. Rick is very bitter towards Ilsa, who ran out on him in Paris, but when he learns she had good reason to, they plan to run off together again using the letters of transit. Well, that was their original plan…. Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, S.Z. Sakall, Madeleine Lebeau, Dooley Wilson, Joy Page, John Qualen, Leonid Kinskey, Curt Bois, Enrique Acosta, Ed Agresti, Louis V. Arco, Frank Arnold, Leon Belasco, Nino Bellini, Oliver Blake, Monte Blue, Eugene Borden, Dick Botiller, Maurice Brierre, Sebastian Cabot, Anita Camargo, George M. Carleton, Spencer Chan, Melie Chang, Tex Cooper, Gino Corrado, Franco Corsaro, Adrienne D’Ambricourt, Marcel Dalio, Helmut Dantine, Jean De Briac, George Dee, Jean Del Val, Carl Deloro, Joseph DeVillard, Arthur Dulac, William Edmunds, Herbert Evans, Fred Farrell, Adolph Faylauer, O.K. Ford, Martin Garralaga, Gregory Gaye, Gregory Golubeff, Ilka Grüning, Creighton Hale, Winifred Harris, Jamiel Hasson, Arthur Stuart Hull, Olaf Hytten, Charles La Torre, George J. Lewis, Manuel Lopez, Jacques Lory, Lou Marcelle, Tony Martelli, George Meeker, Lal Chand Mehra, Hercules Mendez, Louis Mercier, Torben Meyer, Alberto Morin, Leo Mostovoy, Corinna Mura, Barry Norton, Lotte Palfi Andor, Paul Panzer, Manuel París, Alexander Pollard, Frank Puglia, Georges Renavent, Dewey Robinson, Richard Ryen, Dan Seymour, Lester Sharpe, Dina Smirnova, Gerald Oliver Smith, George Sorel, Geoffrey Steele, Ludwig Stössel, Mike Tellegen, Rafael Trujillo, Jacques Vanaire, Ellinor Vanderveer, Norma Varden, Hans Heinrich von Twardowski, Jack Wise, Wolfgang Zilzer, Trude Berliner, Paul Porcasi, Max Linder, Frank Mazzola, Henry Rowland, Leo White, Paul Irving, Brandon Beach, Victor Romito, Michael Mark Michael Curtiz Drama / Romance / War United States of America Link
December 25 16:50 Despicable Me 2 RTE One 2013 98 Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal. Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt, Miranda Cosgrove, Russell Brand, Ken Jeong, Steve Coogan, Elsie Kate Fisher, Dana Gaier, Moisés Arias, Nasim Pedrad, Kristen Schaal, Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud, Nickolai Stoilov, Vanessa Bayer, Ava Acres, Lori Alan, Jack Angel, Eva Bella, Georgia Cook, John Cygan, Debi Derryberry, Jess Harnell, Danny Mann, Mona Marshall, Mickie McGowan, Mason McNulty, Alec Medlock, Laraine Newman, Jan Rabson, Andre Robinson, Katie Silverman, Casey Simpson, Claira Nicole Titman, Jim Ward, April Winchell, Bailey Gambertoglio, Sherry Lynn Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Animation / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 25 17:15 Shark Tale TV3 2004 90 Oscar is a small fish whose big aspirations often get him into trouble. Meanwhile, Lenny is a great white shark with a surprising secret that no sea creature would guess: He’s a vegetarian. When a lie turns Oscar into an improbable hero and Lenny becomes an outcast, the two form an unlikely friendship. Will Smith, Robert De Niro, Renée Zellweger, Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Ziggy Marley, Martin Scorsese, David P. Smith, Doug E. Doug, Michael Imperioli, Vincent Pastore, Peter Falk, Katie Couric, Frank Vincent, Missy Elliott, Christina Aguilera Bibo Bergeron, Vicky Jenson, Rob Letterman Animation / Action / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 25 17:30 One Hundred and One Dalmatians ITV2 1961 79 When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement. Rod Taylor, J. Pat O’Malley, Betty Lou Gerson, Martha Wentworth, Ben Wright, Cate Bauer, David Frankham, Frederick Worlock, Lisa Davis, Tom Conway, Tudor Owen, George Pelling, Ramsay Hill, Queenie Leonard, Marjorie Bennett, Mickey Maga, Barbara Beaird, Mimi Gibson, Sandra Abbott, Thurl Ravenscroft, Bill Lee Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske, Wolfgang Reitherman Adventure / Animation / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 25 18:00 Home Alone Channel 4 1990 103 Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin’s house, the plucky kid stands ready to defend his territory. By planting booby traps galore, adorably mischievous Kevin stands his ground as his frantic mother attempts to race home before. Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard, Catherine O’Hara, Roberts Blossom, Devin Ratray, Michael C. Maronna, Hillary Wolf, Angela Goethals, Gerry Bamman, Terrie Snell, Jedidiah Cohen, Senta Moses, Daiana Campeanu, Kieran Culkin, Anna Slotky, Kristin Minter, John Candy, Ralph Foody, Larry Hankin, Ken Hudson Campbell, Hope Davis, Billie Bird, Bill Erwin Chris Columbus Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 25 18:30 Star Trek Into Darkness RTE 2 2013 132 When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew. Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Benedict Cumberbatch, Anton Yelchin, Bruce Greenwood, Peter Weller, Alice Eve, Noel Clarke, Nazneen Contractor, Amanda Foreman, Aisha Hinds, Joseph Gatt, Sean Blakemore, Nick E. Tarabay, Beau Billingslea, Deep Roy, Chris Hemsworth, Jack Laufer, Katie Cockrell, Kellie Cockrell, Jennifer Morrison, Leonard Nimoy, Kimberly Arland, Jonathan Dixon, Jeremy Raymond, Jay Scully, Tony Guma, Anjini Taneja Azhar, Jason Matthew Smith, Seth Ayott, Marco Sanchez, Lee Reherman, Scott Lawrence, Usman Ally, Nolan North, James Hiroyuki Liao, Rob Moran, Akiva Goldsman, Gianna Simone, Rene Rosado, Berit Francis, Benjamin P. Binswanger, Christopher Doohan, Andy Demetrio, Jacquelynn King, Long Tran, Ningning Deng, Jodi Johnston, Colleen Harris, Jeff Chase, Ser’Darius Blain, Heather Langenkamp, Melissa Paulo, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Monisola Akiwowo, Paul K. Daniel, Drew Grey, David C. Waite, Douglas Weng, Charlie Haugk, Max Chernov, Marc Primiani, Jesper Inglis, Jacob Rhodes, Kentucky Rhodes, Anthony Wilson, Eric Greitens, Melissa Steinman, Adam McCann, Jon Orvasky, Gerald W. Abrams, James McGrath, Brian T. Delaney, Arlen Escarpeta, Joe Moses, Kevin Michael Richardson, David Sobolov, Matthew Wood, Fred Tatasciore, Kiff VandenHeuvel, Audrey Wasilewski, Bill Hader, Tom Archdeacon, Jon Lee Brody, Britanni Johnson, Hiram A. Murray, Chris Gardner, Julianne Buescher, Joe Hanna, David Acord, Ellie Newlands, Candice Renee, Emily Towers, Gina Hirsch J.J. Abrams Action / Adventure / Science Fiction United States of America Link
December 25 18:35 Frozen RTE One 2013 102 Young princess Anna of Arendelle dreams about finding true love at her sister Elsa’s coronation. Fate takes her on a dangerous journey in an attempt to end the eternal winter that has fallen over the kingdom. She’s accompanied by ice delivery man Kristoff, his reindeer Sven, and snowman Olaf. On an adventure where she will find out what friendship, courage, family, and true love really means. Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Santino Fontana, Alan Tudyk, Ciarán Hinds, Chris Williams, Stephen J. Anderson, Maia Wilson, Edie McClurg, Robert Pine, Maurice LaMarche, Livvy Stubenrauch, Eva Bella, Spencer Ganus, Jesse Corti, Jeffrey Marcus, Tucker Gilmore, Ava Acres, Stephen Apostolina, Krik Baily, David Boat, Paul Briggs, Woody Buck, June Christopher, Lewis Cleale, Wendy Cutler, Terri Douglas, Eddie Frierson, Jean Gilpin, Jackie Gonneau, Nicholas Guest, Bridget Hoffman, Nick Jameson, Daniel Kaz, John Lavelle, Jennifer Lee, Patricia Lentz, Annie Lopez, Katie Lowes, Mona Marshall, Dara McGarry, Scott Menville, Adam Overett, Paul Pape, Courtney Peldon, Jennifer Perry, Raymond S. Persi, Jean-Michel Richaud, Lynwood Robinson, Carter Sand, Jadon Sand, Katie Silverman, Pepper Sweeney, Fred Tatasciore, Annaleigh Ashford, Jenica Bergere, Tyree Brown Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee Animation / Adventure / Family United States of America Link
December 25 19:00 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 3e 1971 100 Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary. But does Wonka have an agenda hidden amid a world of Oompa Loompas and chocolate rivers? Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear, Denise Nickerson, Leonard Stone, Julie Dawn Cole, Nora Denney, Peter Capell, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Marcus Powell, Rusty Goffe, Michael Goodliffe, Kurt Großkurth, Malcolm Dixon, Paris Themmen, Ursula Reit, Michael Boliner, Diana Sowle, Aubrey Woods, David Battley, Pat Coombs, Günter Meisner, Werner Heyking, Peter Stewart, Franziska Liebing, Dora Altmann, Ernst Ziegler, Stephen Dunn, Frank Delfino, Rudy Borgstaller, George Claydon, Ismed Hassan, Norman McGlen, Angelo Muscat, Albert Wilkinson Mel Stuart Family / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 25 19:15 Mr Bean’s Holiday ITV2 2007 90 Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two reunite. On the way he discovers France, bicycling and true love, among other things. Rowan Atkinson, Max Baldry, Emma de Caunes, Willem Dafoe, Karel Roden, Steve Pemberton, Jean Rochefort, Michel Winogradoff Steve Bendelack Family / Comedy United Kingdom / France / Germany Link
December 25 21:00 The Inbetweeners 2 E4 2014 96 Neil, Will and Simon receive an invite from Jay to join him in Australia whilst on his gap year, who promises them it’s ”the sex capital of the world”. With their lives now rather dull compared to their hedonistic school days and legendary lads holiday, it’s an offer they can’t refuse. Once again, they put growing up temporarily on-hold, and embark on a backpacking holiday of a lifetime in an awful car, inspired by Peter Andre’s ‘Mysterious Girl’. Will soon finds himself battling with the lads to do something cultural, whilst they focus their attention on drinking, girls, and annoying fellow travelers. Simon Bird, James Buckley, Blake Harrison, Freddie Stroma, Tamla Kari, Emily Berrington, Greg Davies, Belinda Stewart-Wilson, Lydia Rose Bewley, Lucy Cohu, David Field, Joe Thomas Damon Beesley, Iain Morris Comedy Australia / United Kingdom Link
December 25 21:00 Doubt UTV Ireland 2008 104 In 1964, a Catholic school nun questions a priest’s ambiguous relationship with a troubled young student, suspecting him of abuse. He denies the charges, and much of the film’s quick-fire dialogue tackles themes of religion, morality, and authority. Amy Adams, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Viola Davis, Alice Drummond, Audrie Neenan, Susan Blommaert, Carrie Preston, John Costelloe, Lloyd Clay Brown, Joseph Foster, Mike Roukis, Frank Shanley, Frank Dolce, Paulie Litt, Matthew Marvin, Bridget Megan Clark, Molly Chiffer, Lydia Jordan, Suzanne Hevner, Helen Stenborg, Tom Toner, Michael Puzzo, Margery Beddow, Jack O’Connell, Marylouise Burke John Patrick Shanley Drama / Mystery United States of America Link
December 25 21:00 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason ITV2 2004 108 The story picks up four weeks after the first film, and already Bridget Jones is becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark Darcy. Apart from discovering that he’s a conservative voter, she has to deal with a new boss, strange contractor, and the worst vacation of her life. Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Jim Broadbent, Gemma Jones, Celia Imrie, James Faulkner, Jacinda Barrett, Sally Phillips, Shirley Henderson, James Callis, Neil Pearson, Donald Douglas, Charmian May, Jeremy Paxman, Ian McNeice, Jessica Stevenson, Paul Nicholls, Wolf Kahler, Catherine Russell, Ting Ting Hu, Jason Watkins, Vee Vimolmal, Pui Fan Lee, Melissa Ashworth, Dominic McHale, Shirley Dixon, Rosalind Halstead, Luis Soto, Tom Brooke, Alba Fleming Furlan, Lucy Robinson Beeban Kidron Comedy / Romance France / Germany / Ireland / United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 25 21:25 Captain America: The Winter Soldier RTE 2 2014 136 After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with the Black Widow, Captain America struggles to expose the ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off professional assassins sent to silence him at every turn. When the full scope of the villainous plot is revealed, Captain America and the Black Widow enlist the help of a new ally, the Falcon. However, they soon find themselves up against an unexpected and formidable enemy—the Winter Soldier. Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Redford, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo, Emily VanCamp, Toby Jones, Hayley Atwell, Georges St-Pierre, Maximiliano Hernández, Alan Dale, Stan Lee, Jenny Agutter, Garry Shandling, Danny Pudi, Chin Han, Bernard White, Pat Healy, Callan Mulvey, Branka Katić, Aaron Himelstein, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Thomas Kretschmann, Henry Goodman, Dean Barlage, Debbie Scaletta Joe Russo, Anthony Russo Action / Adventure / Science Fiction United States of America Link
December 25 22:00 The Family Stone TV3 2005 103 An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family’s annual Christmas celebration and finds that she’s a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life. Claire Danes, Diane Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Dermot Mulroney, Sarah Jessica Parker, Luke Wilson, Craig T. Nelson, Brian J. White, Tyrone Giordano, Elizabeth Reaser Thomas Bezucha Comedy / Drama / Romance United States of America Link
December 25 23:00 Love Actually UTV 2003 135 Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in, and out, of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near. Bill Nighy, Gregor Fisher, Colin Firth, Sienna Guillory, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson, Kris Marshall, Heike Makatsch, Martin Freeman, Joanna Page, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Andrew Lincoln, Keira Knightley, Hugh Grant, Nina Sosanya, Billy Bob Thornton, Alan Rickman, Martine McCutcheon, Laura Linney, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Rodrigo Santoro, Rowan Atkinson, Claudia Schiffer, Ivana Miličević, January Jones, Elisha Cuthbert, Shannon Elizabeth, Denise Richards, Sheila Allen, Lúcia Moniz Richard Curtis Comedy / Romance / Drama United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 25 23:00 The Flag RTE One 2016 84 Builder Harry Hambridge is a down-on-his-luck paddy living in London. In one day he loses his job, father and beloved pet hamster, Mouse. On returning home to bury his father, he finds a statement from his Grandfather, claiming that it was he who raised the flag over the GPO during the 1916 Rising, which now hangs upside-down in an army barracks in England. Too long used to the mockery of his life, he sets out with his motley crew to find that “fecking flag” and maybe his passion for life along the way.
December 25 23:15 Great Expectations BBC Two 2012 118 A humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor. John Mills, Anthony Wager, Valerie Hobson, Jean Simmons, Bernard Miles, Francis L. Sullivan, Finlay Currie, Martita Hunt, Alec Guinness, Ivor Barnard, Freda Jackson David Lean Drama / Romance United Kingdom Link
December 25 23:35 Tropic Thunder RTE 2 2008 107 Vietnam veteran ‘Four Leaf’ Tayback’s memoir, Tropic Thunder, is being made into a film, but Director Damien Cockburn can’t control the cast of prima donnas. Behind schedule and over budget, Cockburn is ordered by a studio executive to get filming back on track, or risk its cancellation. On Tayback’s advice, Cockburn drops the actors into the middle of the jungle to film the remaining scenes but, unbeknownst to the actors and production, the group have been dropped in the middle of the Golden Triangle, the home of heroin-producing gangs. Ben Stiller, Robert Downey Jr., Jack Black, Jay Baruchel, Brandon T. Jackson, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Cruise, Nick Nolte, Danny McBride, Steve Coogan, Bill Hader, Reggie Lee, Brandon Soo Hoo Ben Stiller Action / Comedy United States of America / United Kingdom / Germany Link
December 25 00:10 Delivery Man TG4 2013 105 An affable underachiever finds out he’s fathered 533 children through anonymous donations to a fertility clinic 20 years ago. Now he must decide whether or not to come forward when 142 of them file a lawsuit to reveal his identity. Vince Vaughn, Cobie Smulders, Chris Pratt, Britt Robertson, Jack Reynor, Bobby Moynihan, Andrzej Blumenfeld, Simon Delaney, Dave Pattenden, Adam Chanler-Berat, Amos VanderPoel, Matthew Daddario Ken Scott Comedy United States of America Link
December 25 00:25 It’s Complicated RTE One 2010 121 Ten years after their divorce, Jane and Jake Adler unite for their son’s college graduation and unexpectedly end up sleeping together. But Jake is married, and Jane is embarking on a new romance with her architect. Now, she has to sort out her life – just when she thought she had it all figured out. Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, Steve Martin, Lake Bell, Mary Kay Place, John Krasinski, Rita Wilson, Alexandra Wentworth, Hunter Parrish, Zoe Kazan, Caitlin Fitzgerald, Nora Dunn, Bruce Altman, Robert Curtis Brown, James Patrick Stuart, Peter MacKenzie, Emily Kinney, Blanchard Ryan, Geneva Carr, Jennifer Restivo, Dana Power Nancy Meyers Comedy / Romance United States of America Link
December 25 00:30 Scrooged 3e 1988 101 In this modern take on Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” Frank Cross (Bill Murray) is a wildly successful television executive whose cold ambition and curmudgeonly nature has driven away the love of his life, Claire Phillips (Karen Allen). But after firing a staff member, Eliot Loudermilk (Bobcat Goldthwait), on Christmas Eve, Frank is visited by a series of ghosts who give him a chance to re-evaluate his actions and right the wrongs of his past. Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Glover, John Forsythe, Bobcat Goldthwait, Jamie Farr, Brian Doyle-Murray, Carol Kane, Michael J. Pollard, Robert Goulet, Mary Ellen Trainor, John Houseman, Buddy Hackett, Robert Mitchum, David Johansen, Al ‘Red Dog’ Weber, Robert Hammond, Nicholas Phillips, Susan Isaacs, Alfre Woodard, Mabel King Richard Donner Fantasy / Comedy / Drama United States of America Link
December 25 00:35 Four Christmases Channel 4 2008 88 Brad and Kate have made something of an art form out of avoiding their families during the holidays, but this year their foolproof plan is about go bust — big time. Stuck at the city airport after all departing flights are canceled, the couple is embarrassed to see their ruse exposed to the world by an overzealous television reporter. Now, Brad and Kate are left with precious little choice other than to swallow their pride and suffer the rounds. Reese Witherspoon, Vince Vaughn, Robert Duvall, Mary Steenburgen, Dwight Yoakam, Sissy Spacek, Jon Voight, Jon Favreau, Tim McGraw, Kristin Chenoweth, Katy Mixon, Colleen Camp, Jeanette Miller, Collette Wolfe Seth Gordon Comedy / Romance / Drama United States of America Link
December 25 01:15 A Hard Day’s Night BBC Two 1964 88 Capturing John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr in their electrifying element, ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ is a wildly irreverent journey through this pastiche of a day in the life of The Beatles during 1964. The band have to use all their guile and wit to avoid the pursuing fans and press to reach their scheduled television performance, in spite of Paul’s troublemaking grandfather and Ringo’s arrest. John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Wilfrid Brambell, Norman Rossington, John Junkin, Victor Spinetti, Anna Quayle, Deryck Guyler, Isla Blair, Pattie Boyd, Richard Vernon, Edward Malin Richard Lester Comedy / Music United Kingdom Link
December 25 01:15 The Blues Brothers RTE 2 1980 133 Jake Blues is just out of jail, and teams up with his brother, Elwood on a ‘mission from God’ to raise funds for the orphanage in which they grew up. The only thing they can do is do what they do best – play music – so they get their old band together and they’re on their way, while getting in a bit of trouble here and there. Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, James Brown, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Steve Cropper, Donald “Duck” Dunn, Murphy Dunne, Willie Hall, Tom Malone, Lou Marini, Matt Murphy, Alan Rubin, Carrie Fisher, Henry Gibson, John Candy, Kathleen Freeman, John Lee Hooker, Tom Erhart, Gerald Walling, Walter Levine, Alonzo Atkins, Chaka Khan, Armand Cerami, Steven Williams, Kristi Oleson, Gary McLarty, Joe Cuttone, Layne Britton, Toni Fleming, Rosie Shuster, Paul Reubens, Ben Piazza, Gwen Banta, Lari Taylor, Cindy Fisher, Elizabeth Hoy, Tony M. Conde, Eugene J. Anthony, Dean Hill, Jack Orend, Gene Schuldt, Charles Mountain, Frank Oz, John Landis, Gary Houston, Judith Belushi-Pisano, Elmore James, Stephen Bishop, Charles Napier, Steven Spielberg, Curt Clendenin John Landis Music / Comedy / Action / Crime United States of America Link
December 25 01:30 King Kong UTV 2005 187 In 1933 New York, an overly ambitious movie producer coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to mysterious Skull Island, where they encounter Kong, a giant ape who is immediately smitten with leading lady Ann Darrow. Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Colin Hanks, Andy Serkis, Evan Parke, Jamie Bell, Lobo Chan, John Sumner, Craig Hall, Kyle Chandler, William Johnson, David Pittu, Mark Hadlow, Geraldine Brophy, David Dennis, Pip Mushin, Jim Knobeloch, Ric Herbert, Lee Donahue, Tom Hobbs, Tiriel Mora, Jed Brophy, John Wraight, William Wallace, Frank Edwards, Crawford Thomson, Richard Kavanagh, Stephen Hall, Joe Folau, Chic Littlewood, Samuel Taylor Peter Jackson Adventure / Drama / Action New Zealand / United States of America / Germany Link
December 25 01:35 While You Were Sleeping BBC One 1995 103 A love story built on a misunderstanding. A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off the tracks after he’s mugged. But while he’s in a coma, his family mistakenly thinks she’s Peter’s fiancée, and she doesn’t correct them. Things get more complicated when she falls for his brother, who’s not quite sure that she’s who she claims to be. Sandra Bullock, Bill Pullman, Peter Gallagher, Peter Boyle, Jack Warden, Glynis Johns, Micole Mercurio, Monica Keena, Susan Messing, Marcia Wright Jon Turteltaub Comedy / Drama / Romance United States of America Link
December 25 02:20 Scent of a Woman RTE One 1992 157 Charlie Simms (Chris O’Donnell) is a student at a private preparatory school who comes from a poor family. To earn the money for his flight home to Gresham, Oregon for Christmas, Charlie takes a job over Thanksgiving looking after retired U.S. Army officer Lieutenant Colonel Frank Slade (Al Pacino), a cantankerous middle-aged man who lives with his niece and her family. Al Pacino, Chris O’Donnell, James Rebhorn, Gabrielle Anwar, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bradley Whitford, Richard Venture, June Squibb, Frances Conroy, Rochelle Oliver, Tom Riis Farrell, Nicholas Sadler, Todd Louiso, Gene Canfield, Ron Eldard, Sally Murphy, Michael Santoro, Anh Duong, Leonard Gaines, David Lansbury, Baxter Harris, Francie Swift, William Beckwith, Peter Carew, Dan Gifford, Jack Mulcahy Martin Brest Drama United States of America Link
December 26 06:00 The Dog Who Saved Christmas Vacation E4 2010 89 The Bannister family including former K-9 police hero Zeus (voiced by Mario López) is back, and this time they’re spending their holidays at a beautiful Rocky Mountain resort. But toss in an unexpected visit from cocky Uncle Randy (Casper Van Dien of ‘Watch Over Me’ and ‘The Curse of King Tut’s Tomb’) and his foxy poodle Bella (voiced by Paris Hilton) and a familiar pair of bumbling jewel thieves (led by Dean Cain of ‘Lois & Clark: The New Adventure of Superman’ and ‘The Dog Who Saved Christmas’) and this holiday may be headed downhill fast! Can Zeus solve the crime, save Bella and hit the slopes, all in time for Christmas Day? Gary Valentine (‘King of Queens’) and Elisa Donovan (‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’ and ‘Clueless’) co-star in the all-new four-legged family adventure! Gary Valentine, Elisa Donovan, Brennan Bailey, Kayley Stallings Michael Feifer Comedy / Family United States of America
December 26 06:25 Planet 51 Channel 4 2009 91 When Earth astronaut Capt. Chuck Baker arrives on Planet 51 — a world reminiscent of American suburbia circa 1950 — he tries to avoid capture, recover his spaceship and make it home safely, all with the help of an empathetic little green being. Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Jessica Biel, Justin Long, Gary Oldman, John Cleese, Freddie Benedict, Alan Marriott, Mathew Horne, James Corden, Lewis Macleod, Rupert Degas, Rebecca Front, Vincent Marzello, Emma Tate, Pete Atkin, Laurence Bouvard, Brian Bowles Jorge Blanco, Javier Abad, Marcos Martínez Science Fiction / Animation / Family / Comedy / Adventure Spain / United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 26 07:00 Peter Pan Live UTV Ireland 2014 132 Preparing to sprinkle fairy dust across America, NBC presents a bold new LIVE television production of the classic Broadway musical that will gather friends, families and anyone who refuses to ever grow up. Following in the footsteps of the phenomenally successful The Sound of Music LIVE! – which drew over 18 million viewers – comes this musical masterpiece that tells the beloved story of Peter Pan, the mischievous little boy who ran away to Neverland. Get ready for show-stopping stars, stunning costumes, extravagant sets and delightful music that will have everyone in your home singing along. From Executive Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron comes a soaring holiday event guaranteed to take viewers on a magical and musical journey to the second star to the right. Allison Williams, Christopher Walken, Minnie Driver, Christian Borle, Taylor Louderman, Kelli O’Hara, Jake Lucas, John Allyn, Caitlin Houlahan, Alanna Saunders Rob Ashford, Glenn Weiss Music / Adventure / Family United States of America Link
December 26 07:20 Open Season 3 TV3 2010 75 Boog, Elliot, and their forest friends return with an all-new adventure, this time in a Big Top Circus! The comedy begins when Boog’s pals choose their family obligations over the annual guy’s trip, and a disappointed Boog decides to take a trip of his own, which leads him right into the middle of a circus ring…literally. When he switches places with a devious look-a-like circus grizzly and falls for an alluring Russian troupe member, he’ll come to realize that maybe you don’t have to choose between family and friendship after all. Ciara Bravo, Charlie Bright, Cody Cameron, Karley Scott Collins, Mike Epps, Crispin Glover, Jane Krakowski, Joel McHale, Sean Mullen, Steve Schirripa, Dana Snyder, Matthew W. Taylor, Gina Torres Cody Cameron Animation / Family / Comedy United States of America / Belgium Link
December 26 07:40 The Dog Who Saved The Holidays E4 2012 87 It’s a sun-soaked holiday season for the Bannister family as they travel to Southern California to stay with Aunt Barbara (Shelley Long), who surprises them with a new puppy named Eve (voiced by Peyton List). Everyone is smitten with Eve — except for the Bannister’s dog, Zeus (voiced by Joey Lawrence), who sees what a mischievous animal she is when no one else is around. After deciding to run away, Zeus sees Ted and Stewey, two thrifty thieves, trying to break into the family home while the Bannisters are at church. It’s up to Zeus and his newest sister Eve to join together to save the holidays for their family! Gary Valentine, Elisa Donovan, Dean Cain, Peyton List, Shelley Long, John K. Anderson, Caitlin Carmichael, Skoti Collins, Shirell Ferguson-Coleman, Wyatt Griswold, Michael Healey, David Hill, Joey Lawrence Michael Feifer Family / Comedy United States of America
December 26 07:45 The Great Escape RTE One 1963 172 The Nazis, exasperated at the number of escapes from their prison camps by a relatively small number of Allied prisoners, relocates them to a high-security ‘escape-proof’ camp to sit out the remainder of the war. Undaunted, the prisoners plan one of the most ambitious escape attempts of World War II. Based on a true story. Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Donald, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasence, James Coburn, Hannes Messemer, David McCallum, Gordon Jackson, John Leyton, Angus Lennie, Nigel Stock, Robert Graf, Jud Taylor, Hans Reiser, Harry Riebauer, William Russell, Robert Freitag, Ulrich Beiger, George Mikell, Robert Desmond, Til Kiwe, Heinz Weiss, Tom Adams, Karl-Otto Alberty, Lawrence Montaigne John Sturges Adventure / Drama / History / Thriller / War United States of America Link
December 26 07:50 Open Season RTE 2 2006 83 Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are to form a rag-tag army against the hunters. Martin Lawrence, Ashton Kutcher, Gary Sinise, Debra Messing, Billy Connolly, Georgia Engel, Jon Favreau, Jane Krakowski, Gordon Tootoosis, Patrick Warburton, Cody Cameron, Nika Futterman, Danny Mann, Jack McGee, Michelle Murdocca, Fergal Reilly, Jackie Harris Roger Allers, Jill Culton, Anthony Stacchi Adventure / Animation / Family United States of America Link
December 26 08:15 Around the World in Eighty Days BBC Two 1956 167 Based on the famous book by Jules Verne the movie follows Phileas Fogg on his journey around the world. Which has to be completed within 80 days, a very short period for those days. David Niven, Finlay Currie, Robert Morley, Cantinflas, Charles Boyer, Robert Newton, Gilbert Roland, Marlene Dietrich, Frank Sinatra, Buster Keaton, John Carradine, Peter Lorre, George Raft, Tim McCoy, Joe E. Brown, Shirley MacLaine, Melville Cooper, Reginald Denny, Ronald Colman, Trevor Howard, Harcourt Williams, Martine Carol, Cedric Hardwicke, Noël Coward, John Gielgud, Fernandel, Evelyn Keyes, José Greco, Cesar Romero, Alan Mowbray, Charles Coburn, Red Skelton, Andy Devine, Edmund Lowe, Victor McLaglen, John Mills, Glynis Johns, Hermione Gingold, Edward R. Murrow, Mike Mazurki Michael Anderson Adventure / Comedy / Family / Fantasy / Romance United States of America Link
December 26 09:00 Tinker Bell and the Pirate Fairy BBC One 2014 78 When a misunderstood dust-keeper fairy named Zarina steals Pixie Hollow’s all-important Blue Pixie Dust and flies away to join forces with the pirates of Skull Rock, Tinker Bell and her fairy friends must embark on the adventure of a lifetime to return it to its rightful place. Mae Whitman, Tom Hiddleston, Christina Hendricks, Pamela Adlon, Angela Bartys, Jeff Bennett, Jim Cummings, Grey Griffin, Lucy Hale, Megan Hilty, Lucy Liu, Raven-Symoné, Carlos Ponce, Mick Wingert, Kevin Michael Richardson, Rob Paulsen Peggy Holmes Animation / Family United States of America Link
December 26 09:00 Aliens in the Attic Channel 4 2009 86 It’s summer vacation, but the Pearson family kids are stuck at a boring lake house with their nerdy parents. That is until feisty, little, green aliens crash-land on the roof, with plans to conquer the house AND Earth! Using only their wits, courage and video game-playing skills, the youngsters must band together to defeat the aliens and save the world – but the toughest part might be keeping the whole thing a secret from their parents! Featuring an all-star cast including Ashley Tisdale, Andy Richter, Kevin Nealon, Tim Meadows and Doris Roberts, Aliens In The Attic is the most fun you can have on this planet! Carter Jenkins, Austin Butler, Kevin Nealon, Robert Hoffman, Doris Roberts, Tim Meadows, Ashley Boettcher, Henri Young, Regan Young, Ashley Tisdale, Malese Jow, Gillian Vigman, Andy Richter, Maggie VandenBerghe, J.K. Simmons, Josh Peck, Thomas Haden Church, Kari Wahlgren John Schultz Adventure / Comedy / Family / Fantasy / Science Fiction Canada / United States of America Link
December 26 09:25 The Flintstones UTV 1994 91 Modern Stone Age family the Flintstones hit the big screen in this live-action version of the classic cartoon. Fred helps Barney adopt a child. Barney sees an opportunity to repay him when Slate Mining tests its employees to find a new executive. But no good deed goes unpunished. John Goodman, Elizabeth Perkins, Rick Moranis, Rosie O’Donnell, Kyle MacLachlan, Halle Berry, Elizabeth Taylor, Dann Florek, Richard Moll, Irwin Keyes, Jonathan Winters, Harvey Korman, Corey Burton, Roger L. Jackson, Jean Vander Pyl Brian Levant Fantasy / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 26 09:45 The BFG TV3 1989 87 Sophie is snatched from her orphanage early one morning by the BFG (Big Friendly Giant), whom she witnesses engaged in mysterious activities. She is soon put at ease, as she learns that BFG’s job is to collect, catalog and deliver pleasant dreams to children. She joins him that night, but a mean giants follow them, planning to eat the children of the world. David Jason, Amanda Root Brian Cosgrove Animation / Family / Fantasy United Kingdom Link
December 26 09:50 Great Expectations More4 1946 128 Miss Havisham, a wealthy spinster who wears an old wedding dress and lives in the dilapidated Satis House, asks Pip’s “Uncle Pumblechook” (who is actually Joe’s uncle) to find a boy to play with her adopted daughter Estella. Pip begins to visit Miss Havisham and Estella, with whom he falls in love,then Pip a humble orphan suddenly becomes a gentleman with the help of an unknown benefactor. Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Jason Flemyng, Robbie Coltrane, Holliday Grainger, Jeremy Irvine, Sally Hawkins, Sophie Rundle, Olly Alexander, Jessie Cave, Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Tamzin Outhwaite, Nick Bartlett, Pooky Quesnel Mike Newell Drama / Romance United Kingdom Link
December 26 09:50 Super Buddies RTE 2 2013 81 When the five puppies stumble upon the Five Power Rings of Inspiron (alien artifacts abandoned on Earth 16 years ago), they all develop super powers, and are enlisted in Captain Canine’s battle against the evil Darkon alien Commander Drex. Captain Canine is commander of space ship Megasis and is from the planet Inspiron. He is the mortal enemy of the Commander Drex. In charge of protecting Princess Jorala and the Five Power Rings from Drex, Megasis places the rings in hiding on the planet Earth, and takes the form of a German Shepherd, intending to stay on earth in very deep cover. Adopted by aspiring young comic book artist Ian Shaeffer, and renamed Captain Canine, he spends 16 happy years on Earth, as Ian recounts the stories of his space adventures. But when the five Buddies discover the Power Rings and instantly develop superpowers, Captain Canine has to train them very quickly indeed – for Commander Drex is headed back to earth, and this time he’s determined to succeed. Michael Teigen, Tim Conway, Cooper Roth, Jeremy Shinder, Ty Panitz, Kimberly Sustad, Harley Graham, G. Hannelius, Maulik Pancholy, Chris Coppola, Amy Sedaris, Tenzing Norgay Trainor, Debra Jo Rupp, Alyson Stoner, Zendaya, Brian T. Finney, Colin Hanks, Atticus Shaffer, John Michael Higgins, Fiona Gubelmann, Trey Loney, John Ratzenberger, Sam Adler, Jonathan Morgan Heit, Darien Provost, Jason Earles, Ellie Harvie, Veronica Diaz-Carranza, Jay Brazeau, Toby Hargrave, Sean Mathieson, Ava Telek Robert Vince Family United States of America Link
December 26 09:55 Yogi Bear ITV2 2010 80 Jellystone Park has been losing business, so greedy Mayor Brown decides to shut it down and sell the land. That means families will no longer be able to experience the natural beauty of the outdoors — and, even worse, Yogi and Boo Boo will be tossed out of the only home they’ve ever known. Faced with his biggest challenge ever, Yogi must prove that he really is “smarter than the average bear” as he and Boo Boo join forces with their old nemesis Ranger Smith to find a way to save Jellystone Park from closing forever. Dan Aykroyd, Justin Timberlake, Anna Faris, Tom Cavanagh, Christine Taylor, T.J. Miller, Nate Corddry, Andrew Daly, David Stott, Greg Johnson, Patricia Aldersley, Tim McLachlan, Vernon Hayden, Dean Knowsley Eric Brevig Comedy / Family / Animation / Adventure United States of America / New Zealand Link
December 26 10:00 The Jungle Bunch: The Movie TG4 2011 54 “The Jungle Bunch” is the exciting tale of Maurice, a penguin who was raised in the jungle and thinks he’s a tiger! When two penguins from his Antarctic homeland come in search of “The Great Tiger Warrior” to defend their colony from an invading herd of walruses, Maurice assembles a misfit team of jungle friends to save the day! Michel Melki, Emmanuel Curtil, Paul Borne, Laurent Morteau, Pascal Casanova, Alain Tomassin, Jean-Philippe Puymartin David Alaux, Eric Tosti Family / Animation / Adventure / Comedy France Link
December 26 10:10 Planes BBC One 2013 91 Dusty is a cropdusting plane who dreams of competing in a famous aerial race. The problem? He is hopelessly afraid of heights. With the support of his mentor Skipper and a host of new friends, Dusty sets off to make his dreams come true. Dane Cook, Carlos Alazraqui, Val Kilmer, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Brad Garrett, Teri Hatcher, John Cleese, Anthony Edwards, Sinbad, Priyanka Chopra, Stacy Keach, Gabriel Iglesias, Roger Craig Smith, Brent Musburger, Colin Cowherd Klay Hall Animation / Family / Adventure / Comedy United States of America Link
December 26 11:00 The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn BBC Two 2011 107 Intrepid young reporter, Tintin and his loyal dog, Snowy are thrust into a world of high adventure when they discover a ship carrying an explosive secret. As Tintin is drawn into a centuries-old mystery, Ivan Ivanovitch Sakharine suspects him of stealing a priceless treasure. Tintin and Snowy, with the help of salty, cantankerous Captain Haddock and bumbling detectives, Thompson & Thomson, travel half the world, one step ahead of their enemies as Tintin endeavors to find The Unicorn, a sunken ship that may hold a vast fortune, but also an ancient curse. Daniel Craig, Simon Pegg, Cary Elwes, Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Nick Frost, Mackenzie Crook, Tony Curran, Toby Jones, Daniel Mays, Sebastian Roché, Phillip Rhys, Mark Ivanir, Gad Elmaleh, Jacquie Barnbrook, Joe Starr Steven Spielberg Adventure / Animation / Action / Family / Mystery New Zealand / United States of America Link
December 26 11:05 Liar Liar UTV 1997 86 Fletcher Reede is a fast-talking attorney and habitual liar. When his son Max blows out the candles on his fifth birthday he has just one wish – that his dad will stop lying for 24 hours. When Max’s wish comes true, Fletcher discovers that his mouth has suddenly become his biggest liability. Jim Carrey, Maura Tierney, Justin Cooper, Cary Elwes, Anne Haney, Jennifer Tilly, Amanda Donohoe, Jason Bernard, Swoosie Kurtz, Mitchell Ryan, Christopher Mayer, Sara Paxton, Krista Allen Tom Shadyac Comedy United States of America Link
December 26 11:15 Diary of a Wimpy Kid RTE 2 2010 94 Middle school isn’t all it’s cracked up to be for self-described “wimpy kid” Greg Heffley, who discovers a frightening new world teeming with boys who are taller, tougher and hairier than he is — and decides to document it all in his diary. Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Chloë Grace Moretz, Steve Zahn, Rachael Harris, Devon Bostick, Alex Ferris, Cindy Busby, Grayson Russell, Owen Best, Cainan Wiebe, Rob LaBelle, Laine MacNeil, Karan Brar, Brett Dier, Ryan Grantham, Jake D. Smith, Samuel Patrick Chu, Ava Hughes, Harrison Houde, Samantha Page, Talon Dunbar, Jennifer Clement, Adom Osei, Donnie MacNeil, Andrew McNee, Naomi Dane, Sarah Wik, Rylee Stiles, Ethan Shankaruk, Triston Woolsey, Wyatt Cameron, Shane Briscoe, Douglas Armstrong, Greta Makena Gibson Thor Freudenthal Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 26 11:30 Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory 3e 1971 100 Eccentric candy man Willy Wonka prompts a worldwide frenzy when he announces that golden tickets hidden inside five of his delicious candy bars will admit their lucky holders into his top-secret confectionary. But does Wonka have an agenda hidden amid a world of Oompa Loompas and chocolate rivers? Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear, Denise Nickerson, Leonard Stone, Julie Dawn Cole, Nora Denney, Peter Capell, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Marcus Powell, Rusty Goffe, Michael Goodliffe, Kurt Großkurth, Malcolm Dixon, Paris Themmen, Ursula Reit, Michael Boliner, Diana Sowle, Aubrey Woods, David Battley, Pat Coombs, Günter Meisner, Werner Heyking, Peter Stewart, Franziska Liebing, Dora Altmann, Ernst Ziegler, Stephen Dunn, Frank Delfino, Rudy Borgstaller, George Claydon, Ismed Hassan, Norman McGlen, Angelo Muscat, Albert Wilkinson Mel Stuart Family / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 26 11:35 Spy Kids: All the Time in the World Channel 4 2011 89 Eight years after the third film, the OSS has become the world’s top spy agency, while the Spy Kids department has since become defunct. A retired spy Marissa (Jessica Alba) is thrown back into the action along with her stepchildren when a maniacal Timekeeper (Jeremy Piven) attempts to take over the world. In order to save the world, Rebecca (Rowan Blanchard) and Cecil (Mason Cook) must team up with their hated stepmother. Carmen and Juni have since also grown up and will provide gadgets to them. Jessica Alba, Mason Cook, Rowan Blanchard, Joel McHale, Jeremy Piven, Alexa PenaVega, Daryl Sabara, Ricky Gervais, Danny Trejo, Antonio Banderas, Marci Madison Robert Rodriguez Family / Comedy / Action United States of America Link
December 26 11:35 The Smurfs ITV2 2011 103 When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world and into ours — in fact, smack dab in the middle of Central Park. Just three apples high and stuck in the Big Apple, the Smurfs must find a way to get back to their village before Gargamel tracks them down. Neil Patrick Harris, Jayma Mays, Anton Yelchin, Hank Azaria, Alan Cumming, Katy Perry, Sofía Vergara, Jonathan Winters, George Lopez, Paul Reubens, Kenan Thompson, B. J. Novak, Jeff Foxworthy, Wolfgang Puck, Fred Armisen, John Oliver, Adam Wylie, Gary Basaraba, Mark Doherty Raja Gosnell Animation / Family / Adventure / Comedy / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 26 11:55 Big E4 1988 104 A young boy, Josh Baskin makes a wish at a carnival machine to be big. He wakes up the following morning to find that it has been granted and his body has grown older overnight. But he is still the same 13-year-old boy inside. Now he must learn how to cope with the unfamiliar world of grown-ups including getting a job and having his first romantic encounter with a woman. What will he find out about this strange world? Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard, Jared Rushton, David Moscow, Jon Lovitz, Mercedes Ruehl, Josh Clark, Allan Wasserman, Kimberlee M. Davis, Oliver Block, Erika Katz, Mark Ballou, Gary Howard Klar Penny Marshall Fantasy / Drama / Comedy / Romance / Family United States of America Link
December 26 12:15 Runaway Bride More4 1999 116 Ike Graham, New York columnist, writes his text always at the last minute. This time, a drunken man in his favourite bar tells Ike about Maggie Carpenter, a woman who always flees from her grooms in the last possible moment. Ike, who does not have the best opinion about females anyway, writes an offensive column without researching the subject thoroughly. Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Joan Cusack, Rita Wilson, Héctor Elizondo, Christopher Meloni, Paul Dooley, Donal Logue, Sela Ward, Sandra Taylor, Tom Mason, Yul Vazquez, Reg Rogers, Jane Morris, Jean Schertler, Laurie Metcalf, Larry Miller, Shannon Wilcox Garry Marshall Comedy / Romance United States of America
December 26 12:20 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Channel 5 1954 102 Things are different for the Pontipee men now that big brother Adam’s fetched a bride and brought her to their cabin. Indeed, the unwed brothers are so inspired they raid the town and carry off brides of their own! Howard Keel, Jeff Richards, Russ Tamblyn, Tommy Rall, Marc Platt, Jane Powell, Jacques d’Amboise, Julie Newmar, Matt Mattox, Nancy Kilgas, Betty Carr, Virginia Gibson, Ruta Lee, Norma Doggett, Ian Wolfe, Howard Petrie, Earl Barton, Dante DiPaolo, Kelly Brown, Matt Moore Stanley Donen Comedy / Drama / Western / Music United States of America Link
December 26 12:30 Dinosaur 13 Sky Atlantic 2014 95 Documentary about the discovery of the largest T-Rex fossil found. Peter L. Larson, Louie Psihoyos, Stan Adelstein, Lanice Archer Todd Douglas Miller Documentary United States of America Link
December 26 12:40 Dances with Wolves BBC Two 1990 181 Wounded Civil War soldier John Dunbar tries to commit suicide — and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he’s assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe. Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant, Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Tantoo Cardinal, Robert Pastorelli, Charles Rocket, Maury Chaykin, Jimmy Herman, Nathan Lee Chasing His Horse, Michael Spears, Jason R. Lone Hill, Tony Pierce, Doris Leader Charge, Tom Everett, Larry Joshua, Kirk Baltz, Wayne Grace, Donald Hotton, Annie Costner, Elisa Daniel, Percy White Plume, John Tail, Steve Reevis, Sheldon Peters Wolfchild, Wes Studi, Buffalo Child, Clayton Big Eagle, Richard Leader Charge, Redwing Ted Nez, Marvin Holy, Raymond Newholy, David J. Fuller, Ryan White Bull, Otakuye Conroy, Maretta Big Crow, Steven Chambers, William H. Burton Jr., Bill W. Curry, Nick Thompson, Carter Hanner, Kent Hays, Robert Goldman, Frank P. Costanza, James A. Mitchell, R. L. Curtin, Justin, Teddy, Buck, Conor Duffy, R.L. Curtin, Michael Horton, J. Wesley Adams, Bill Costner, Jim Wilson, William Rossman Kevin Costner Adventure / Drama / Western United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 26 13:00 Guys and Dolls UTV Ireland 1955 150 In New York, a gambler is challenged to take a cold female missionary to Havana, but they fall for each other, and the bet has a hidden motive to finance a crap game. Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Frank Sinatra, Vivian Blaine, Robert Keith, Stubby Kaye, B.S. Pully, Johnny Silver, Sheldon Leonard, Regis Toomey, Danny Dayton, George E. Stone, Kathryn Givney, Veda Ann Borg, Mary Alan Hokanson, Pat Sheehan, Bess Flowers Joseph L. Mankiewicz Comedy / Music / Romance United States of America Link
December 26 13:00 Lullaby of Broadway TG4 1951 92 Pretty Melinda Howard has been abroad singing with a musical troupe. She decides to return home to surprise her mother whom she thinks is a successful Broadway star with a mansion in Manhattan. She doesn’t know that her mother is actually a burnt-out cabaret singer with a love for whiskey. When she arrives at the mansion, she is taken in by the two servants who are friends of her mother’s The house actually belongs to Adolph Hubbell, a kind-hearted Broadway producer who also gets drawn into the charade. Hubbell takes a shine to Melinda and agrees to star her in his next show. Melinda also finds romance with a handsome hoofer who’s also in the show. All is going well for Melinda except that she wants to see her mother who keeps putting off their reunion. Doris Day, Gene Nelson, S.Z. Sakall, Billy De Wolfe, Gladys George, Florence Bates, Anne Triola, Hanley Stafford, Murray Alper, Bess Flowers, Charles Williams David Butler Music / Romance United States of America Link
December 26 13:55 Back to the Future RTE One 1985 116 Eighties teenager Marty McFly is accidentally sent back in time to 1955, inadvertently disrupting his parents’ first meeting and attracting his mother’s romantic interest. Marty must repair the damage to history by rekindling his parents’ romance and – with the help of his eccentric inventor friend Doc Brown – return to 1985. Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson, Crispin Glover, Thomas F. Wilson, Claudia Wells, Marc McClure, Wendie Jo Sperber, George DiCenzo, Frances Lee McCain, James Tolkan, Harry Waters, Jr., Billy Zane, J.J. Cohen, Casey Siemaszko, Donald Fullilove, Lisa Freeman, Cristen Kauffman, Elsa Raven, Will Hare, Ivy Bethune, Jason Marin, Katherine Britton, Jason Hervey, Maia Brewton, Courtney Gains, Richard L. Duran, Jeff O’Haco, Johnny Green, Jamie Abbott, Norman Alden, Read Morgan, Sachi Parker, Robert Krantz, Gary Riley, Karen Petrasek, George ‘Buck’ Flower, Tommy Thomas, Granville ‘Danny’ Young, David Harold Brown, Lloyd L. Tolbert, Paul Hanson, Lee Brownfield, Robert DeLapp, Walter Scott, Charles L. Campbell, Deborah Harmon, Janine King, Huey Lewis, Tom Tangen, Arthur Tovey Robert Zemeckis Adventure / Comedy / Science Fiction / Family United States of America Link
December 26 14:15 West Side Story Channel 5 1961 152 In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to “own” the neighborhood streets. Tensions are high between the gangs but two kids, one from each rival gang, fall in love leading to tragedy. Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris, Simon Oakland, Ned Glass, William Bramley, Tucker Smith, Susan Oakes, Jose De Vega, Gina Trikonis, Carole D’Andrea, Eliot Feld, Tony Mordente, David Winters, Scooter Teague, Yvonne Othon, John Astin, Penny Santon, Suzie Kaye, Anne Miya, Bert Michaels Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise Music / Crime / Drama United States of America Link
December 26 14:40 Brave BBC One 2012 93 Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Mérida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently brings turmoil to the kingdom. In an attempt to set things right, Mérida seeks out an eccentric old Wise Woman and is granted an ill-fated wish. Also figuring into Mérida’s quest — and serving as comic relief — are the kingdom’s three lords: the enormous Lord MacGuffin, the surly Lord Macintosh, and the disagreeable Lord Dingwall. Kelly Macdonald, Julie Walters, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Kevin McKidd, Craig Ferguson, Robbie Coltrane, Peigi Barker, Steven Cree, Steve Purcell, Callum O’Neill, Patrick Doyle, John Ratzenberger, Sally Kinghorn, Eilidh Fraser Mark Andrews, Steve Purcell, Brenda Chapman Animation / Adventure / Comedy / Family / Action / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 26 14:40 Sleeping Beauty UTV 1959 75 A beautiful princess born in a faraway kingdom is destined by a terrible curse to prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a deep sleep that can only be awakened by true love’s first kiss. Determined to protect her, her parents ask three fairies to raise her in hiding. But the evil Maleficent is just as determined to seal the princess’s fate. Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton, Barbara Luddy, Barbara Jo Allen, Taylor Holmes, Bill Thompson, Rosa Crosby Clyde Geronimi, Eric Larson, Les Clark, Wolfgang Reitherman Fantasy / Animation / Romance / Family United States of America Link
December 26 15:10 Moonraker RTE 2 1979 126 During the transportation of a Space Shuttle a Boeing 747 crashes in the Atlantic Ocean yet when they go to look for the destroyed shuttle it is not there. James Bond investigates the missing mission space shuttle and soon learns that the shuttles owner Hugo Drax wants to kill all of mankind. Roger Moore, Lois Chiles, Michael Lonsdale, Corinne Cléry, Richard Kiel, Bernard Lee, Geoffrey Keen, Desmond Llewelyn, Lois Maxwell, Toshirô Suga, Emily Bolton, Blanche Ravalec, Irka Bochenko, Leila Shenna, Walter Gotell, Alfie Bass, Mike Marshall, Douglas Lambert, Arthur Howard Lewis Gilbert Action / Adventure / Thriller / Science Fiction France / United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 26 16:00 Rio 2 RTE One 2014 102 It’s a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they’re hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary of all: his father-in-law. Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Leslie Mann, Jamie Foxx, Andy García, Bruno Mars, Jemaine Clement, Rodrigo Santoro, Jake T. Austin, Amandla Stenberg, Pierce Gagnon, Rita Moreno, Kristin Chenoweth, Tracy Morgan, Will.i.am, George Lopez, Rachel Crow, Bebel Gilberto, Jason Harris, Natalie Morales Carlos Saldanha Animation / Adventure / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 26 16:10 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban UTV 2004 141 Harry, Ron and Hermione return to Hogwarts for a third adventure and magic filled year in this follow-up to the first two Potter blockbusters. Harry comes face to face with danger yet again, this time in the form of escaped convict Sirius Black. In a bid for help, Harry turns to sympathetic Professor Lupin — but will it be enough? Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Gary Oldman, David Thewlis, Alan Rickman, Michael Gambon, Robbie Coltrane, Tom Felton, Josh Herdman, Emma Thompson, Maggie Smith, Bonnie Wright, Pam Ferris, Richard Griffiths, Geraldine Somerville, Julie Walters, James Phelps, Matthew Lewis, Timothy Spall, David Bradley, Alfie Enoch, Violet Columbus, Julie Christie Alfonso Cuarón Adventure / Fantasy / Family United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 26 16:10 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Channel 4 2005 143 Siblings Lucy, Edmund, Susan and Peter step through a magical wardrobe and find the land of Narnia. There, the they discover a charming, once peaceful kingdom that has been plunged into eternal winter by the evil White Witch, Jadis. Aided by the wise and magnificent lion, Aslan, the children lead Narnia into a spectacular, climactic battle to be free of the Witch’s glacial powers forever. William Moseley, Anna Popplewell, Skandar Keynes, Georgie Henley, Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Kiran Shah, James Cosmo, Judy McIntosh, Elizabeth Hawthorne, Patrick Kake, Rachael Henley, Mark Wells, Noah Huntley, Sophie Winkleman, Ray Winstone, Dawn French, Rupert Everett, Cameron Rhodes, Philip Steuer, Sim Evan-Jones, Michael Madsen Andrew Adamson Adventure / Family / Fantasy United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 26 16:20 Stuart Little TV3 1999 84 The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child. Michael J. Fox, Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie, Jonathan Lipnicki, Nathan Lane, Jeffrey Jones, Connie Ray, Allyce Beasley, Brian Doyle-Murray, Estelle Getty, Harold Gould, Chazz Palminteri, Steve Zahn, Bruno Kirby, Jennifer Tilly, David Alan Grier, Jim Doughan, Julia Sweeney Rob Minkoff Fantasy Germany / United States of America Link
December 26 16:30 How to Train Your Dragon 2 BBC One 2014 102 The thrilling second chapter of the epic How To Train Your Dragon trilogy brings back the fantastical world of Hiccup and Toothless five years later. While Astrid, Snotlout and the rest of the gang are challenging each other to dragon races (the island’s new favorite contact sport), the now inseparable pair journey through the skies, charting unmapped territories and exploring new worlds. When one of their adventures leads to the discovery of a secret ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace. Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill, Cate Blanchett, Djimon Hounsou, Kit Harington, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, T.J. Miller, America Ferrera, Craig Ferguson, Kieron Elliott, Philip McGrade, Andrew Ableson, Gideon Emery, Simon Kassianides, Randy Thom Dean DeBlois Fantasy / Action / Adventure / Animation / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 26 16:50 Uncle Buck ITV2 1989 100 As an idle, good-natured bachelor, Uncle Buck is the last person you would think of to watch the kids. However, during a family crisis, he is suddenly left in charge of his nephew and nieces. Unaccustomed to suburban life, fun-loving Uncle Buck soon charms his younger relatives Miles and Maizy with his hefty cooking and his new way of doing the laundry. His carefree style does not impress everyone though – especially his rebellious teenage niece, Tia, and his impatient girlfriend, Chanice. With a little bit of luck and a lot of love, Uncle Buck manages to surprise everyone in this heartwarming family comedy. John Candy, Jean Louisa Kelly, Macaulay Culkin, Gaby Hoffmann, Amy Madigan, Elaine Bromka, Garrett M. Brown, Laurie Metcalf, Jay Underwood, Brian Tarantina, Mike Starr, Suzanne Shepherd, Dennis Cockrum, Anna Chlumsky, Ron Payne, Jane Vickerilla, William Windom, Patricia Arquette, Devon Odessa, Jack Blessing, Ryan Goldstein John Hughes Comedy / Drama / Family United States of America Link
December 26 17:20 The Love Punch Channel 5 2013 94 Retirement at last! Middle-aged and divorced, company owner Richard Jones is looking forward to a worry-free existence as he arrives at his office on his last day of work. Much to his dismay, he discovers that the management buyout of his company was fraudulent. The company is now bankrupt and the employee pension fund — including his own — has been embezzled. Enlisting the help of his ex-wife Kate, Richard sets out to track down the shady businessman behind the fraud… Emma Thompson, Pierce Brosnan, Tuppence Middleton, Timothy Spall, Celia Imrie, Louise Bourgoin, Marisa Berenson, Laurent Lafitte, Tom Morton, Sabine Crossen, Eleanor Matsuura, Jordan Jones, Patrice Cols, Olivier Chantreau, Christopher Craig, Jack Wilkinson, Adam Byron, Vincent Haquin, Jean-Louis Barcelona, Senie Priti, Anna Brooke, Ellen Thomas Joel Hopkins Comedy France Link
December 26 18:00 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey RTE 2 2012 169 Bilbo Baggins, a hobbit enjoying his quiet life, is swept into an epic quest by Gandalf the Grey and thirteen dwarves who seek to reclaim their mountain home from Smaug, the dragon. Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, Richard Armitage, Andy Serkis, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Sylvester McCoy, Ian Holm, Elijah Wood, Hugo Weaving, Lee Pace, Conan Stevens, Bret McKenzie, Aidan Turner, James Nesbitt, Graham McTavish, Barry Humphries, Ken Stott, Jeffrey Thomas, Mark Hadlow, John Callen, William Kircher, John Bell, Benedict Cumberbatch, Dean O’Gorman, Manu Bennett, Jed Brophy, Adam Brown, Stephen Hunter, Tim McLachlan Peter Jackson Adventure / Fantasy / Action New Zealand / United States of America Link
December 26 19:00 Johnny English 3e 2003 88 Rowan plays the eponymous lead character in a spoof spy thriller. During the course of the story we follow our hero as he attempts to single-handedly save the country from falling into the hands of a despot. Rowan Atkinson, John Malkovich, Natalie Imbruglia, Tasha de Vasconcelos, Ben Miller, Greg Wise, Douglas McFerran, Steve Nicolson, Terence Harvey, Kevin McNally, Tim Pigott-Smith, Nina Young, Rowland Davies, Philippa Fordham, Tim Berrington, Simon Bernstein, Kevin Moore Peter Howitt Adventure / Action / Comedy France / United Kingdom Link
December 26 19:05 Despicable Me ITV2 2010 95 In a happy suburban neighbourhood surrounded by white picket fences with flowering rose bushes, sits a black house with a dead lawn. Unbeknownst to the neighbours, hidden deep beneath this home is a vast secret hideout. Surrounded by an army of tireless, little yellow minions, we discover Gru, planning the biggest heist in the history of the world. He is going to steal the moon (Yes, the moon!) to prove to his Mum that he is better than the other super-villains, especially the new kid on the block, Vector. Gru delights in all things wicked. Armed with his arsenal of shrink rays, freeze guns and battle-ready vehicles for land and air, he vanquishes all who stand in his way. Until the day he encounters the immense will of three little orphaned girls who look at him and see something that no one else has ever seen: a potential dad. Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews, Will Arnett, Kristen Wiig, Miranda Cosgrove, Dana Gaier, Elsie Kate Fisher, Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud, Jemaine Clement, Jack McBrayer, Danny McBride, Mindy Kaling, Rob Huebel, Ken Jeong, Ken Daurio, Charles Bright, Katie Leigh, Ranjani Brow, Scott Menville, Holly Dorff, Edie Mirman, Jackie Gonneau, Al Rodrigo, Wendy Hoffman, Jakob Roston, John Hans Tester, Tony Lee, Debi Mae West, James Kyson Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Action / Animation / Family United States of America Link
December 26 19:15 Jingle All the Way E4 1996 89 Meet Howard Langston, a salesman for a mattress company is constantly busy at his job, and he also constantly disappoints his son, after he misses his son’s karate exposition, his son tells Howard that he wants for Christmas is an action figure of his son’s television hero, he tries hard to to make it up to him. Unfortunately for Howard, it is Christmas Eve, and every store is sold out of Turbo Man, now Howard must travel all over town and compete with everybody else to find a Turbo Man action figure. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Phil Hartman, Sinbad, Rita Wilson, Jake Lloyd, Martin Mull, Laraine Newman, Jim Belushi, E.J. De la Pena, Robert Conrad, Justin Chapman, Harvey Korman, Richard Moll, Daniel Riordan, Chris Parnell, Patrick Richwood, Kate McGregor-Stewart, Danny Woodburn, Paul Wight, Curtis Armstrong Brian Levant Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 26 20:00 Les Miserables More4 2012 157 An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption. Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, Daniel Huttlestone, Cavin Cornwall, Josef Altin, David Hawley, Adam Jones, John Barr, Tony Rohr, Richard Dixon, Andy Beckwith, Colm Wilkinson, Stephen Bent, Georgie Glen, Heather Chasen, Paul Thornley, Paul Howell, Stephen Tate, Michael Jibson, Kate Fleetwood, Hannah Waddingham, Clare Foster, Kirsty Hoiles, Jenna Boyd, Alice Fearn, Alison Tennant, Marilyn Cutts, Cathy Breeze, John Albasiny, Bertie Carvel, Tim Downie, Andrew Havill, Dick Ward, Nicola Sloane, Daniel Evans, David Stoller, Ross McCormack, Jaygann Ayeh, Adrian Scarborough, Frances Ruffelle, Lynne Wilmot, Charlotte Spencer, Julia Worsley, Keith Dunphy, Ashley Artus, John Surman, David Cann, James Simmons, Polly Kemp, Ian Pirie, Adam Pearce, Julian Bleach, Marc Pickering, Isabelle Allen, Natalya Wallace, Phil Snowden, Hadrian Delacey, Lottie Steer, Sam Parks, Mark Donovan, Lewis Kirk, Leighton Rafferty, Peter Mair, Jack Chissick, Dianne Pilkington, Robyn North, Norma Atallah, Patrick Godfrey, Mark Roper, Paul Leonard, Miles Roughley, Cameron Strefford, Alfie Davis, Joseph West, Joel Phillimore, Jacqueline Dankworth, Amelia Jefford, Chris Barnes, Richard Cordery, Killian Donnelly, Fra Fee, Gabriel Vick, George Blagden, Hugh Skinner, Stuart Neal, Alistair Brammer, Iwan Lewis, Katy Secombe, Hadley Fraser, Linzi Hateley, Gemma Wardle, Gina Beck, Katie Hall, Lisa Hull, Andrea Deck, Jessica Duncan, Kerry Ingram, John Warnaby, Mike Sarne, Freya Parks, Richard Bremmer, Alexander Brooks, Eleanor Bruce, Emma Dukes, Stephen Matthews, Peter Saracen, Sebastian Sykes, Phil Zimmerman, Bessie Carter, Helen Cotterill, Tricia Deighton, Mandy Holliday, Charlotte Hope, Jackie Marks, Sara Pelosi, Mary Roscoe, Amelia Scaramucci, Caroline Sheen, Rachael Archer, Lorna Brown, Antonia Clarke, Mary Cormack, Sonya Cullingford, Holly Dale Spencer, Amy Griffiths, Fania Grigoriou, Amanda Henderson, Alexia Khadime, Luisa Lazzaro, Gemma O’Duffy, Rosa O’Reilly, Amy Ellen Richardson, Olivia Rose-Aaron, Robyn Miranda Simpson, Rachel Stanley, Nancy Sullivan, Rebecca Sutherland, Tabitha Webb, Gerard Bentall, Tony Bignell, Michael Cahill, Richard Colson, Kerry Ellis, Simon Fisher-Becker, Sarah Flind, Kelly-Anne Gower, James Greene, Nick Holder, Chris Howell, Alison Jiear, Terence Keely, Martin Marquez, Sally Mates, Jeff Nicholson, Adam Searles, Simon Shorten, Juliet Alderdice, Sean Buckley, Valerie Cutko, Spike Grimsey, Matt Harrop, Georgina Jackson, Perry Millward, Phil Philmar, Joyce Springer, Julie Stark, Dominic Applewhite, Matthew Corner, Andy Coxon, Jonathan Dudley, Rhidian Marc, Chris Milford, Jamie Muscato, Joseph Peters, David Roberts, Stevee Davies, Jonny Purchase, Matt Seadon Young, Jos Slovick, Samuel J. Weir, Sophie Huchinson, Ella Hunt, Claire Machin, Brenda Moore, Mischa Purnell, Annette Yeo, Josephine Darvill-Mills, Jennifer Essex, Vicky Evans, Edward Lewis French, Nigel Garton, Lynn Jezzard, Nicholas Keegan, Steve Kirkham, Vanessa Lee Hicks, Ian Parsons, Gemma Payne, Clinten Pearce, Claire Piquemal, Aaron Sillis, Ian Waller Tom Hooper Drama / Music / Romance United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 26 21:00 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Sky1 2009 150 Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers’ war. Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Rainn Wilson, Tyrese Gibson, John Turturro, Kevin Dunn, Julie White, Ramón Rodríguez, Isabel Lucas, Glenn Morshower, Hugo Weaving, Marc Evan Jackson, Peter Cullen Michael Bay Science Fiction / Action / Adventure United States of America Link
December 26 21:00 The Commitments TV3 1991 118 Jimmy Rabbitte, just a tick out of school, gets a brilliant idea: to put a soul band together in Barrytown, his slum home in north Dublin. First he needs musicians and singers: things slowly start to click when he finds three fine-voiced females virtually in his back yard, a lead singer (Deco) at a wedding, and, responding to his ad, an aging trumpet player, Joey “The Lips” Fagan. Robert Arkins, Michael Aherne, Angeline Ball, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Dave Finnegan, Bronagh Gallagher, Glen Hansard, Félim Gormley, Johnny Murphy, Dick Massey, Colm Meaney, Ken McCluskey, Anne Kent Alan Parker Comedy / Drama / Music Ireland / United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 26 21:00 Captain Phillips UTV 2013 134 The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Max Martini, Chris Mulkey, Yul Vazquez, Corey Johnson, David Warshofsky, John Magaro, Michael Chernus, Barkhad Abdi, Faysal Ahmed, Barkhad Abdirahman, Mahat M. Ali, Angus MacInnes, San Shella, Amr El-Bayoumi, Azeez Mohammed Paul Greengrass Action / Drama / Thriller United States of America Link
December 26 21:00 Love Actually ITV2 2003 135 Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in, and out, of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near. Bill Nighy, Gregor Fisher, Colin Firth, Sienna Guillory, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson, Kris Marshall, Heike Makatsch, Martin Freeman, Joanna Page, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Andrew Lincoln, Keira Knightley, Hugh Grant, Nina Sosanya, Billy Bob Thornton, Alan Rickman, Martine McCutcheon, Laura Linney, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Rodrigo Santoro, Rowan Atkinson, Claudia Schiffer, Ivana Miličević, January Jones, Elisha Cuthbert, Shannon Elizabeth, Denise Richards, Sheila Allen, Lúcia Moniz Richard Curtis Comedy / Romance / Drama United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 26 21:15 Calvary RTE One 2014 100 After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him. Brendan Gleeson, Chris O’Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen, Dylan Moran, Isaach De Bankolé, M. Emmet Walsh, Marie-Josée Croze, Domhnall Gleeson, David Wilmot, Gary Lydon, Killian Scott, Orla O’Rourke, Owen Sharpe, David McSavage, Michael Og Lane, Mark O’Halloran, Anabel Sweeney, Declan Conlon, Pat Shortt John Michael McDonagh Drama Ireland / United Kingdom Link
December 26 21:15 Magnolia TG4 1999 188 An epic mosaic of many interrelated characters in search of happiness, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley. Julianne Moore, William H. Macy, John C. Reilly, Tom Cruise, Philip Baker Hall, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jason Robards, Alfred Molina, Melora Walters, Michael Bowen, Jeremy Blackman, Emmanuel Johnson, Melinda Dillon, April Grace, Felicity Huffman, Orlando Jones, Ricky Jay, Patton Oswalt, Neil Flynn, Henry Gibson, Miriam Margolyes, Michael Murphy, Genevieve Zweig, Pat Healy, Thomas Jane, Luis Guzmán, Clark Gregg, Veronica Hart, Paul F. Tompkins Paul Thomas Anderson Drama United States of America Link
December 26 21:35 Rush RTE 2 2013 123 A biographical drama centered on the rivalry between Formula 1 drivers James Hunt and Niki Lauda during the 1976 Formula One motor-racing season. Daniel Brühl, Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde, Alexandra Maria Lara, Natalie Dormer, Christian McKay, Tom Wlaschiha, Pierfrancesco Favino, David Calder, Stephen Mangan, Alistair Petrie, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Colin Stinton, Jamie de Courcey, Ilario Calvo, Patrick Baladi, Vincent Riotta, Martin Savage, Jamie Sives, James Norton, Michael Vardian, Eddie Bagayawa, Jochen Kolenda, Augusto Dallara Ron Howard Drama / Action Germany / United Kingdom Link
December 26 22:30 Pride BBC Two 2014 117 It’s the summer of 1984 – Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. But there is a problem. The Union seems embarrassed to receive their support. But the activists are not deterred. They decide to ignore the Union and go direct to the miners. They identify a mining village in deepest Wales and set off in a mini bus to make their donation in person. And so begins the extraordinary story of two seemingly alien communities who form a surprising and ultimately triumphant partnership. Bill Nighy, George MacKay, Dominic West, Andrew Scott, Imelda Staunton, Paddy Considine, Ben Schnetzer, Joseph Gilgun, Jessica Gunning, Faye Marsay, Freddie Fox, Chris Overton, Joshua Hill, Jessie Cave, Shane Salter, Larissa Jones, Karina Fernandez, Monica Dolan, Liz White, Russell Tovey, Michael Vardian Matthew Warchus Drama / Comedy United Kingdom Link
December 26 23:10 Pitch Perfect Channel 4 2012 112 College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that’s exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals and just plain weird gals, Beca finds that the only thing they have in common is how well they sing together. She takes the women of the group out of their comfort zone of traditional arrangements and into a world of amazing harmonic combinations in a fight to the top of college music competitions. Anna Kendrick, Skylar Astin, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, Rebel Wilson, Ben Platt, Adam DeVine, Alexis Knapp, Ester Dean, Hana Mae Lee, Elizabeth Banks, John Michael Higgins, John Benjamin Hickey, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Freddie Stroma, Kelley Jakle, Wanetah Walmsley, Shelley Regner, Caroline Fourmy, Nicole Lovince, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Michael Viruet, David Del Rio, Jinhee Joung, Jacob Wysocki, Jawan Harris, Richard Kohnke, Scott Shilstone, Drew Battles, Katrina Despain, Cameron Deane Stewart, Kether Donohue, Karen Gonzales, Lauren Gros, Alex Biglane, Michael Alexander, Tyler Forrest, Joe Lo Truglio, Har Mar Superstar, Jason Jones, Donald Faison, Jabari Thomas, Judd Lormand, Steven Bailey, Michael Anaya, Gregory Gorenc, Brian Silver, Wes Lagarde, Jonathan Brannan, Donald Watkins, Jessica Jain, Nate Howard, Ben Haist, Rose Davis, Chiara Pittman, Emilia Graves, Emily Rodriguez, Sawyer McLeod, Chase Cooksey, Adam Gilbert, Megan Dupre, Monika Guiberteau, Jessica Poumaroux, Jackie Tuttle, Elizabeth Chance, Margo Melancon, Brooke Fontenot, Maya Estephanos, Brian Mason, Xavier Joe Wilcher, Julia Friedman, Esther Long, Aakomon Jones, Sora Connor, Elise Wilson, Sean Bankhead, Matthew Laraway, Madison Benson, Kenneth Tipton, Jeremy Strong, Dylan Cheek, Naeemah McCowan, Allison Sahonic, Codie L. Wiggins, Kelly Snow, Nathan Swedberg, Matthew Savarese, Sanford Williams, Charles Miller, Brandon Borror-Chappell, Sean McDonald, Nicholas Cafero, Alexander Fabian, Paul Ruess, Andrew O’Shanick, Samuel Brennan, Thaddeus Potter, Jacob Mainwaring, Alexander Sneider, William Laverack, Renaldo McClinton, Richard Coleman, Margaret Osburn, Dan Iwrey, Ali Bloomston, Shawn Barry, Alexandra Weinroth, Ciera Dawn Washington, Felipe Fuentes, Glen Aucoin, Deke Sharon, Ed Boyer, Brandon Kitchel, Jasper Randall, Jeff Lewis, Laura Dickinson, Candice Helfand, Windy Wagner, Jessica Rotter, Kari Kimmel, Kala Balch, Emily Benford, Brock Kelly, Brittney Alger, Catherine Joy Perry Jason Moore Comedy / Music / Romance United States of America Link
December 26 23:30 Shall We Dance? UTV Ireland 2004 107 A romantic comedy where a bored, overworked Estate Lawyer, upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, signs up for ballroom dancing lessons. Richard Gere, Jennifer Lopez, Susan Sarandon, Lisa Ann Walter, Stanley Tucci, Anita Gillette, Bobby Cannavale, Omar Benson Miller, Tamara Hope, Stark Sands, Richard Jenkins, Nick Cannon, Sarah Lafleur, Onalee Ames, Diana Salvatore, Daphne Korol, David Sparrow, Katya Virshilas Peter Chelsom Drama / Romance / Comedy United States of America Link
December 26 23:45 The Taking of Pelham 123 RTE 2 1974 106 Armed men hijack a New York City subway train, holding the passengers hostage in return for a ransom, and turning an ordinary day’s work for dispatcher Walter Garber into a face-off with the mastermind behind the crime. Denzel Washington, John Travolta, Luis Guzmán, Victor Gojcaj, John Turturro, James Gandolfini, Michael Rispoli, Ramón Rodríguez, Chance Kelly, Alice Kremelberg, Jason Butler Harner, John Benjamin Hickey, Alex Kaluzhsky, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Katherine Sigismund, Jake Siciliano, Gary Basaraba, Tonye Patano, Aunjanue Ellis, Ty Jones, Jonathan Rau Tony Scott Thriller / Drama / Crime United States of America Link
December 26 00:05 Muriel’s Wedding Channel 5 1994 106 Muriel’s Wedding is P.J. Hogan’s film debut. A humorous emancipation story of an unemployed woman who evolves from a dreamer into a self sustaining successful woman. An amusing comedy that’s funny, silly, angry and serious. Toni Collette, Bill Hunter, Rachel Griffiths, Sophie Lee, Roz Hammond, Belinda Jarrett, Pippa Grandison, Jeanie Drynan, Daniel Wyllie, Gabby Millgate, Gennie Nevinson, Matt Day, Chris Haywood, Daniel Lapaine P.J. Hogan Drama / Comedy / Romance Australia / France Link
December 26 00:20 Hitchcock RTE One 2012 98 Hitchcock follows the relationship between director Alfred Hitchcock and his wife Alma Reville during the making of his most famous film “Psycho” – and the trials and tribulations the director faced from Hollywood censors. Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, Scarlett Johansson, James D’Arcy, Jessica Biel, Michael Stuhlbarg, Ralph Macchio, Toni Collette, Danny Huston, Michael Wincott, Kurtwood Smith, Judith Hoag, Currie Graham, Wallace Langham Sacha Gervasi Drama United States of America Link
December 27 06:50 Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer Channel 4 2011 91 Third-grader Judy Moody sets out to have the most thrilling summer of her life. Jordana Beatty, Janet Varney, Heather Graham, Jaleel White, Cameron Boyce, Jackson Odell, Preston Bailey, Garrett Ryan, Ashley Boettcher, Parris Mosteller, Taylar Hender, Jacob Bertrand, Jenn Korbee John Schultz Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 27 07:00 Pokemon: The Rise of the Darkrai UTV Ireland 2008 90 Ash and friends (this time accompanied by newcomer Dawn) arrive at an idyllic village on their way to their next Pokemon contest, where chaos will soon erupt with the prophecy of two Pokemon Gods (Dialga and Palkia) and the arrival of a mysterious, seemingly deadly Pokemon named Darkrai, which has the power to distort space and time. Craig Blair, Emily Bauer, Sarah Natochenny, Ikue ÅŒtani, Bill Rogers, Joshua Swanson, Bill Timoney Kunihiko Yuyama Adventure / Animation / Family / Fantasy Japan / United States of America Link
December 27 07:45 Stuart Little 3 TV3 2005 72 With school out for the summer, the Littles are vacationing in a cabin by the lake, and Stuart is so excited he could burst! But when Snowbell the cat is captured by a mean-spirited creature known simply as the Beast, it’s up to Stuart and a skunk named Reeko to rescue him and a few other friends. Michael J. Fox, Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie, Wayne Brady, Virginia Madsen Audu Paden Fantasy / Animation / Comedy / Science Fiction / Family United States of America Link
December 27 07:50 Herbie Rides Again BBC Two 1974 88 The living Volkswagen Beetle helps a old lady protect her home from a corrupt developer. Helen Hayes, Ken Berry, Stefanie Powers, John McIntire, Keenan Wynn, Chuck McCann Robert Stevenson Romance / Comedy / Family / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 27 08:30 Magic in the Water Channel 4 1995 98 Radio psychologist Jack Black takes his children Joshua and Ashley on a ‘vacation’ to a lake in British Columbia. While he grinds away at work the children discover that the famous local lake monster “Orky” may not be just a gimmick to attract tourists after all. In fact, Orky may enable them to get closer to their workaholic dad, and help stop local polluters who are dumping toxic waste. Mark Harmon, Joshua Jackson, Harley Jane Kozak, Sarah Wayne, Frank Salsedo, Morris Panych, Ben Cardinal, Willie Nark-Orn Rick Stevenson Adventure / Fantasy / Drama / Science Fiction / Family Canada / United States of America Link
December 27 08:35 Out of Africa RTE One 1985 161 Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is based on the autobiographical novel by Karen Blixen from 1937. Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Michael Kitchen, Malick Bowens, Joseph Thiaka, Stephen Kinyanjui, Michael Gough, Suzanna Hamilton, Rachel Kempson, Graham Crowden, Leslie Phillips, Mike Bugara, Shane Rimmer, Job Seda, Mohammed Umar, Iman Sydney Pollack Drama United States of America Link
December 27 09:00 Sword in the Stone RTE 2 1963 79 Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight’s squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. He starts by trying to give him an education, believing that once one has an education, one can go anywhere. Needless to say, it doesn’t quite work out that way. Sebastian Cabot, Karl Swenson, Junius Matthews, Norman Alden, Rickie Sorensen, Ginny Tyler, Martha Wentworth, Alan Napier, Richard Reitherman, Robert Reitherman Wolfgang Reitherman Animation / Family United States of America Link
December 27 09:00 12 Dates of Christmas E4 2011 89 12 Dates of Christmas is a romantic comedy that follows Kate (Amy Smart), a young woman who re-lives the same first date on Christmas Eve over and over again. In an attempt to win back her ex-boyfriend on Christmas Eve, Kate ends up ruining her blind date with Miles (Mark-Paul Gosselaar), a handsome guy she’s been set up with. In a strange twist of fate, Kate is given the chance to re-live Christmas Eve twelve times! Kate decides to embrace what Christmas Eve has given her — a loving family, great friends and Miles, who turns out to be a great guy! However, just as she seems to think she has gotten it right, the clock strikes midnight and Kate must live Christmas Eve once again. Under these weird new circumstances, Kate learns to take risks and enjoy what she’s been given. Thanks to the gift of Christmas Eve, Kate finds happiness by finally trusting fate. Amy Smart, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Benjamin Ayres, Laura Miyata James Hayman TV Movie / Fantasy / Comedy / Romance / Family Link
December 27 09:10 Gnomeo &Juliet BBC One 2011 84 A version of Shakespeare’s play, set in the world of warring indoor and outdoor gnomes. Garden gnomes Gnomeo and Juliet have as many obstacles to overcome as their quasi namesakes when they are caught up in a feud between neighbors. But with plastic pink flamingos and lawnmower races in the mix, can this young couple find lasting happiness? James McAvoy, Michael Caine, Maggie Smith, Julie Walters, Patrick Stewart, Jim Cummings, Jason Statham, Ashley Jensen, Dolly Parton, Matt Lucas, Hulk Hogan, Stephen Merchant, Ozzy Osbourne, Emily Blunt Kelly Asbury Animation / Family United States of America / United Kingdom Link
December 27 09:25 The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas UTV 2000 90 The Flintstones are at it again. The Flintstones and the Rubbles head for Rock Vegas with Fred hoping to court the lovely Wilma. Nothing will stand in the way of love, except for the conniving Chip Rockefeller who is the playboy born in Baysville but who has made it in the cutthroat town of Rock Vegas. Will Fred win Wilma’s love? Mark Addy, Stephen Baldwin, Kristen Johnston, Jane Krakowski, Joan Collins, Thomas Gibson, Harvey Korman, Alan Cumming, Alex Meneses, Nigel John Taylor, Tony Longo, Danny Woodburn, Taylor Negron, Kristen Stewart Brian Levant Science Fiction / Comedy / Family / Romance United States of America Link
December 27 10:00 A Monsterous Holiday TG4 2013 44 Geeky school kid Andy dreams of being a great inventor, but he’s having trouble coming up with a “big idea” that will win the Science Fair and beat scheming twins April and May. Even worse his Dad is pressuring him into joining the football team, that he just happens to coach and his big brother just happens to be the star of. Andy decides to ask the town’s resident scientist, Dr. Frankenstein, for advice, but on a visit to his creepy mansion instead he meets a green football-loving teenage monster named Frank, who wishes he could join in the way Andy can. Excitedly Andy realizes that he and Frank may just be able to solve each other’s troubles by switching places, and his plan goes smoothly until suddenly they’ve got a monster problem on their hands that threatens the entire town. Drake Bell, Kyle Chandler, Brooke Shields, Jon Heder Gordon Crum Animation / Comedy / Family / Horror
December 27 10:05 Space Camp Channel 5 1986 107 Andie Bergstrom, an astronaut eagerly awaiting her first trip to space, runs a summer camp for teenagers with her NASA-employed husband, Zach. One night during an engine test, Andie and four teenage campers are accidentally shot into space. Together, the group — which includes Kathryn, a pilot-in-training, and Tish, a ditz with a perfect memory — must work together to operate the spacecraft and return home. Kate Capshaw, Lea Thompson, Kelly Preston, Larry B. Scott, Joaquin Phoenix, Tate Donovan, Tom Skerritt, Terry O’Quinn Harry Winer Family / Adventure United States of America Link
December 27 10:10 Oklahoma! Sky Arts 1999 180 London stage reproduction of the classic Broadway musical. Hugh Jackman, Josefina Gabrielle, Shuler Hensley, Jimmy Johnston, Maureen Lipman, Peter Polycarpou, Vicki Simon, Stuart Milligan Trevor Nunn Western / Music / Romance United Kingdom
December 27 10:15 Farewell Mr Kringle TV3 2010 88 A skeptical journalist is assigned to chronicle the 50th anniversary of Kris Kringle, a Santa Claus in the town of Mistletoe. As her involvement in the town grows, she begins to open up to the enchantment of Christmas and some other wonders of the season. Christine Taylor, William Morgan Sheppard, Christopher Wiehl, Lin Shaye, Shashawnee Hall, Michael Chieffo, Vivica A. Fox, Tony Cicchetti, John Farley Kevin Connor Romance
December 27 10:25 Small Soldiers ITV2 1998 110 When missile technology is used to enhance toy action figures, the toys soon begin to take their battle programming too seriously. Gregory Smith, Kirsten Dunst, Denis Leary, Phil Hartman, David Cross, Jay Mohr, Kevin Dunn, Ann Magnuson, Wendy Schaal, Jacob Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Frank Langella, Ernest Borgnine, Jim Brown, Bruce Dern, George Kennedy, Clint Walker, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Christina Ricci, Dick Miller Joe Dante Comedy / Adventure / Fantasy / Science Fiction / Action United States of America Link
December 27 10:30 Carry On Behind More4 1975 90 Professors Vrooshka and Crump decide to visit an archaeological site to study the artifacts there. Lo and behold, it’s right next to a caravan site where all manner of people are staying. With a randy Major owning the site, a snobbish mother, and the two professors’ constant innuendos, the film ends with a sinking caravan site and a striptease performance as a replacement for the cabaret night. Elke Sommer, Kenneth Williams, Bernard Bresslaw, Kenneth Connor, Jack Douglas, Joan Sims, Windsor Davies, Peter Butterworth, Liz Fraser, Patsy Rowlands, Ian Lavender, Adrienne Posta, Patricia Franklin, Donald Hewlett, Carol Hawkins Gerald Thomas Comedy United Kingdom Link
December 27 10:50 Cars 2 BBC One 2011 106 Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage. Larry the Cable Guy, Owen Wilson, Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, Eddie Izzard, John Turturro, Brent Musburger, Joe Mantegna, Thomas Kretschmann, Peter Jacobson, Bonnie Hunt, Darrell Waltrip, Franco Nero, David Hobbs, Patrick Walker, Tony Shalhoub, Jeff Garlin, Michel Michelis, Jason Isaacs, Lloyd Sherr, Bruce Campbell, Teresa Gallagher, Jenifer Lewis, Stanley Townsend, Velibor Topic, Sig Hansen, Guido Quaroni, Vanessa Redgrave, John Mainieri, Brad Lewis, Cheech Marin, Jeff Gordon, Lewis Hamilton, Paul Dooley, Edie McClurg, Richard Kind, Katherine Helmond, John Ratzenberger, Michael Wallis John Lasseter, Brad Lewis Animation / Family / Adventure / Comedy United States of America Link
December 27 11:15 Mousehunt RTE 2 1997 98 Down-on-their luck brothers, Lars and Ernie Smuntz, aren’t happy with the crumbling old mansion they inherit… until they discover the estate is worth millions. Before they can cash in, they have to rid the house of it’s single, stubborn occupant: a tiny and tenacious mouse. Nathan Lane, Lee Evans, Vicki Lewis, Maury Chaykin, Eric Christmas, Michael Jeter, Debra Christofferson, Camilla Søeberg, Ian Abercrombie, Annabelle Gurwitch, Eric Poppick, Ernie Sabella, William Hickey, Christopher Walken, Cliff Emmich, Melanie MacQueen, Brianna Shebby, Danielle Shebb, Leslie Upson, Mario Cantone, Peter Anthony Rocca, Steve Bean, Suzanne Krull, William Frankfather Gore Verbinski Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 27 11:15 The Password Is Courage BBC Two 1962 116 A British officer, captured by the Germans, tries everything he can to escape. In the process, amongst many other adventures he gets awarded the Iron Cross !! Based on a true story. Dirk Bogarde, Maria Perschy, Alfred Lynch, Nigel Stock, Reginald Beckwith, Richard Marner, Ed Devereaux, Lewis Fiander, George Mikell, Richard Carpenter, Mark Eden, Bernard Archard, Colin Blakely, Ferdy Mayne, George Pravda, Olaf Pooley, Michael Mellinger, Margaret Whiting, Douglas Livingstone, Charles Durning, Arnold Marlé Andrew L. Stone Comedy / Drama / War United Kingdom Link
December 27 11:30 Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen Channel 4 2004 89 When the teenager Mary Elizabeth Steppe, a.k.a. Lola, moves with her mother and two younger twin sisters from New York to the suburb of Dellwood, New Jersey, she has the feeling that her cultural and entertaining world ended. While in school, the displaced Lola becomes close friend of the unpopular Ella, who is also a great fan of the her favorite rock band Sidarthur. However, the most popular girl in the school, Carla Santini, disputes the lead role in an adaptation of Pygmalion with Lola and also the leadership of their mates. When the last concert of Sidarthur is sold-out, Lola plans with Ella to travel to New York and buy the tickets from scalpers. However, the girls get into trouble while helping the lead singer and Lola’s idol Stu Wolf, changing their lives forever. Lindsay Lohan, Adam Garcia, Glenne Headly, Alison Pill, Megan Fox, Barbara Mamabolo, Pedro Miguel Arce, Jessica Barrera Sara Sugarman Music / Comedy / Family / Romance United States of America Link
December 27 12:35 Ella Enchanted UTV Ireland 2004 96 Ella of Frell is given the “gift of obedience” by a fairy, only to realize that it’s more of a curse because it could separate her from her true love, Prince Charmont. Will Ella manage to conjure a “cure” that enables her to live happily ever after? Anne Hathaway, Hugh Dancy, Cary Elwes, Aidan McArdle, Joanna Lumley, Lucy Punch, Jennifer Higham, Minnie Driver, Eric Idle, Steve Coogan, Jimi Mistry, Vivica A. Fox, Parminder Nagra Tommy O’Haver Fantasy / Comedy / Family / Romance United Kingdom / Ireland / United States of America Link
December 27 13:00 Johnny English 3e 2003 88 Rowan plays the eponymous lead character in a spoof spy thriller. During the course of the story we follow our hero as he attempts to single-handedly save the country from falling into the hands of a despot. Rowan Atkinson, John Malkovich, Natalie Imbruglia, Tasha de Vasconcelos, Ben Miller, Greg Wise, Douglas McFerran, Steve Nicolson, Terence Harvey, Kevin McNally, Tim Pigott-Smith, Nina Young, Rowland Davies, Philippa Fordham, Tim Berrington, Simon Bernstein, Kevin Moore Peter Howitt Adventure / Action / Comedy France / United Kingdom Link
December 27 13:00 The Barretts of Wimpole Street TG4 1934 109 Elizabeth Barrett’s tyrannical father has forbidden any of his family to marry. Nevertheless, Elizabeth falls in love with the poet Robert Browning. Norma Shearer, Fredric March, Charles Laughton, Maureen O’Sullivan, Katharine Alexander, Ralph Forbes, Ian Wolfe, Marion Clayton Anderson Sidney Franklin Drama / Romance United States of America
December 27 13:05 The Heroes of Telemark BBC Two 1965 131 Set in German-occupied Norway, this is an embellished account of the remarkable efforts of the Norwegian resistance to sabotage the German development of the atomic bomb. Resistance fighter Knut Straud enlists the reluctant physicist Rolf Pedersen in an effort to destroy the German heavy water production plant near the village of Rjukan in rural Telemark. In the process, Pedersen discovers that hi Kirk Douglas, Richard Harris, Ulla Jacobsson, Michael Redgrave, David Weston, Sebastian Breaks Anthony Mann Action / Drama / History Norway Link
December 27 13:35 Raiders of the Lost Ark BBC One 1981 115 When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime. Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, Ronald Lacey, John Rhys-Davies, Denholm Elliott, Wolf Kahler, Anthony Higgins, Vic Tablian, Don Fellows, William Hootkins, Alfred Molina, Eddie Tagoe, George Harris, Bill Reimbold, Fred Sorenson, Patrick Durkin, Matthew Scurfield, Malcolm Weaver, Sonny Caldinez, Anthony Chinn, Pat Roach, Christopher Frederick, Tutte Lemkow, Ishaq Bux, Kiran Shah, Souad Messaoudi, Terry Richards, Steve Hanson, Frank Marshall, Martin Kreidt, John Rees, Tony Vogel, Ted Grossman, Vic Armstrong, Peter Diamond, Nick Gillard, Romo Gorrara, Rick Lester, Rocky Taylor, Reg Harding, Harry Fielder, Barrie Holland, Billy Horrigan, Terry Leonard, Sergio Mioni, Dennis Muren, Glenn Randall Jr., Michael Sheard, Frank Welker Steven Spielberg Adventure / Action United States of America Link
December 27 13:55 Mirror Mirror RTE One 2012 106 After she spends all her money, an evil enchantress queen schemes to marry a handsome, wealthy prince. There’s just one problem – he’s in love with a beautiful princess, Snow White. Now, joined by seven rebellious dwarves, Snow White launches an epic battle of good vs. evil… Julia Roberts, Lily Collins, Armie Hammer, Nathan Lane, Martin Klebba, Jordan Prentice, Mark Povinelli, Joe Gnoffo, Danny Woodburn, Sebastian Saraceno, Ronald Lee Clark, Robert Emms, Mare Winningham, Michael Lerner, Sean Bean, Bonnie Bentley, Arthur Holden, Kwasi Songui, Eric Davis, Kathleen Fee, Nadia Verrucci, Dawn Ford, Alex Ivanovici, Richard Jutras, Mélodie Simard, Kimberly-Sue Murray, Lisa Roberts Gillan, Adam Butcher, André Lanthier, Lisa Noto, William Calvert, Nicholas Guest, Frank Welker Tarsem Singh Adventure / Fantasy / Drama / Comedy / Science Fiction / Family United States of America Link
December 27 14:10 Happy Feet UTV 2006 108 Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce! Lombardo Boyar, Robin Williams, Johnny A. Sanchez, Carlos Alazraqui, Jeffrey Garcia, Elijah Wood, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Hugo Weaving, E.G. Daily, Magda Szubanski, Miriam Margolyes, Cesar Flores, Anthony LaPaglia, Fat Joe, Alyssa Shafer, Danny Mann, Mark Klastorin, Michael Cornacchia, Chris Edgerly George Miller Music / Animation / Comedy / Family Australia / United States of America Link
December 27 14:40 Inspector Gadget ITV2 1999 78 John Brown is a bumbling but well-intentioned security guard who is badly injured in an explosion planned by an evil mastermind. He is taken to a laboratory, where Brenda, a leading robotics surgeon, replaces his damaged limbs with state-of-the-art gadgets and tools. Named “Inspector Gadget” by the press, John — along with his niece, Penny, and her trusty dog, Brain — uses his new powers to discover who was behind the explosion. Matthew Broderick, Rupert Everett, Joely Fisher, Michelle Trachtenberg, Andy Dick, Cheri Oteri, Mike Hagerty, Dabney Coleman, D. L. Hughley, Rene Auberjonois, Frances Bay, Mr. T, Richard Kiel, Richard Lee-Sung, Bobby Bell David Kellogg Action / Adventure / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 27 15:30 Men in Black TV3 1997 98 Men in Black follows the exploits of agents Kay and Jay, members of a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth. The two Men in Black find themselves in the middle of the deadly plot by an intergalactic terrorist who has arrived on Earth to assassinate two ambassadors from opposing galaxies. In order to prevent worlds from colliding, the MiB must track down the terrorist and prevent the destruction of Earth. It’s just another typical day for the Men in Black. Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, Vincent D’Onofrio, Rip Torn, Tony Shalhoub, Mike Nussbaum, Jon Gries, Sergio Calderón, Carel Struycken, Fredric Lehne, Richard Hamilton, Kent Faulcon, Siobhan Fallon, John Alexander, Keith Campbell Barry Sonnenfeld Action / Adventure / Comedy / Science Fiction United States of America Link
December 27 15:35 The Living Daylights RTE 2 1987 130 James Bond helps a Russian General escape into the west. He soon finds out that the KGB wants to kill him for helping the General. A little while later the General is kidnapped from the Secret Service leading 007 to be suspicious. Timothy Dalton, Maryam d’Abo, Jeroen Krabbé, Joe Don Baker, John Rhys-Davies, Art Malik, Andreas Wisniewski, Thomas Wheatley, Desmond Llewelyn, Robert Brown, Geoffrey Keen, Walter Gotell, Caroline Bliss, John Terry, Virginia Hey, John Bowe, Julie T. Wallace, Belle Avery, Catherine Rabett, Dulice Liecier, Nadim Sawalha, Alan Talbot, Carl Rigg, Tony Cyrus, Atik Mohamed, Michael Moor, Sumar Khan, Ken Sharrock, Peter Porteous, Antony Carrick, Frederick Warder, Glyn Baker, Scott Hoxby, Bill Weston, Richard Cubison, Heinz Winter, Leslie French, Odette Benatar, Dianna Casale, Sharon Devlin, Femi Gardiner, Patricia Keefer, Ruddy Rodriguez, Mayte Sánchez, Cela Savannah, Karen Seeberg, Waris Dirie, Karen Williams, Barbara Broccoli John Glen Action / Adventure / Thriller United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 27 15:40 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom RTE One 1984 118 After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace. Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri, Roshan Seth, Philip Stone, Roy Chiao, David Yip, Ric Young, Chua Kah Joo, Rex Ngui, Philip Tan, Dan Aykroyd, Akio Mitamura, Michael Yama, D.R. Nanayakkara, Dharmadasa Kuruppu, Stany De Silva, Ruby de Mel, Denavaka Hamine, Iranganie Serasinghe, Dharshana Panangala, Raj Singh, Frank Olegario, Ahmed El Shenawi, Arthur F. Repola, Nizwar Karanj, Pat Roach, Moti Makan, Mellan Mitchell, Bhasker Patel, Arjun Pandher, Zia Gelani, Debbie Astell, Maureen Bacchus, Corinne Barton, Carol Beddington, Sharon Boone, Elizabeth Burville, Marisa Campbell, Christine Cartwright, Andrea Chance, Jan Colton, Louise Dalgleish, Lorraine Doyle, Vanessa Fieldwright, Brenda Glassman, Elaine Gough, Sue Hadleigh, Sarah-Jane Hassell, Samantha Hughes, Julie Kirk, Deirdre Laird, Vicki McDonald, Nina McMahon, Julia Marstand, Gaynor Martine, Lisa Mulidore, Dawn Reddall, Rebekkah Sekyi, Clare Smalley, Lee Sprintall, Jenny Turnock, Ruth Welby Steven Spielberg Adventure / Action United States of America Link
December 27 15:50 Mr Peabody & Sherman BBC One 2014 92 A young boy and his dog, who happens to have a genius-level IQ, spring into action when their time-travel machine is stolen and moments in history begin to be changed. Ty Burrell, Max Charles, Ariel Winter, Allison Janney, Ellie Kemper, Stephen Colbert, Stephen Tobolowsky, Karan Brar, Joshua Rush, Adam Alexi-Malle, Stanley Tucci, Lauri Fraser, Leslie Mann, Lake Bell, Guillaume Aretos, Pat Musick, Dennis Haysbert, Zach Callison, Steve Valentine, Leila Birch, Patrick Warburton, Tom McGrath, Mel Brooks, Cullen McCarthy, Jasper Johannes Andrews, Walt Dohrn, Kim Bubbs, Nicholas Guest, Thomas Lennon, Rob Minkoff, Al Rodrigo, Jess Harnell, Ava Acres, Newell Alexander, Rosemary Alexander, Steve Alterman, Stephen Apostolina, Eva Bella, Blake Bertrand, Mitch Carter, David Cowgill, Jeff Fischer, Donald Fullilove, Jackie Gonneau, Rif Hutton, Molly Jackson, Luisa Leschin, Hope Levy, Scott Menville, Raymond Ochoa, Ben Garant Rob Minkoff Animation / Adventure / Family United States of America Link
December 27 16:10 Labyrinth Channel 5 1986 101 Frustrated with babysitting on yet another weekend night, Sarah – a teenager with an active imagination – summons the Goblins from her favourite book, “Labyrinth”, to take the baby stepbrother away. When little Toby actually disappears, Sarah must follow him into the world of the fairytale to rescue him from the Goblin King! David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Christopher Malcolm, Shelley Thompson, Warwick Davis, Natalie Finland, Shari Weiser, Brian Henson, Ron Mueck, Rob Mills, Dave Goelz, David Alan Barclay, David Shaughnessy, Karen Prell, Timothy Bateson Jim Henson Adventure / Family / Fantasy United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 27 16:20 Stuart Little Channel 4 1999 84 The adventures of a heroic and debonair stalwart mouse named Stuart Little with human qualities, who faces some comic misadventures while searching for his lost bird friend and living with a human family as their child. Michael J. Fox, Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie, Jonathan Lipnicki, Nathan Lane, Jeffrey Jones, Connie Ray, Allyce Beasley, Brian Doyle-Murray, Estelle Getty, Harold Gould, Chazz Palminteri, Steve Zahn, Bruno Kirby, Jennifer Tilly, David Alan Grier, Jim Doughan, Julia Sweeney Rob Minkoff Fantasy Germany / United States of America Link
December 27 16:25 Sleeping Beauty ITV2 1959 75 A beautiful princess born in a faraway kingdom is destined by a terrible curse to prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a deep sleep that can only be awakened by true love’s first kiss. Determined to protect her, her parents ask three fairies to raise her in hiding. But the evil Maleficent is just as determined to seal the princess’s fate. Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton, Barbara Luddy, Barbara Jo Allen, Taylor Holmes, Bill Thompson, Rosa Crosby Clyde Geronimi, Eric Larson, Les Clark, Wolfgang Reitherman Fantasy / Animation / Romance / Family United States of America Link
December 27 17:00 The Young and Prodigious TS Spivet TG4 2013 105 A 12-year-old cartographer secretly leaves his family’s ranch in Montana where he lives with his cowboy father and scientist mother and travels across the country on board a freight train to receive an award at the Smithsonian Institute. Kyle Catlett, Helena Bonham Carter, Judy Davis, Callum Keith Rennie, Niamh Wilson, Jakob Davies, Rick Mercer, Robert Maillet, Julian Richings, Dominique Pinon, Dawn Ford, Lisa Bronwyn Moore, Richard Jutras, James Bradford, Michel Perron, Susan Glover, Felicia Shulman Jean-Pierre Jeunet Adventure / Drama / Family Canada / France Link
December 27 19:30 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire UTV 2005 157 Young wizard Harry Potter starts his fourth year at Hogwarts, competes in the treacherous Triwizard Tournament and faces the evil Lord Voldemort. Friends Ron and Hermione help Harry manage the pressure… but Voldemort lurks, awaiting his chance to destroy Harry and all that he stands for. Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, Alan Rickman, Robbie Coltrane, Brendan Gleeson, Miranda Richardson, Gary Oldman, Robert Pattinson, Stanislav Ianevski, Clémence Poésy, Josh Herdman, Maggie Smith, Geraldine Somerville, Matthew Lewis, Frances de la Tour, Tom Felton, Roger Lloyd-Pack, Jason Isaacs, Eric Sykes, Timothy Spall, David Tennant, Mark Williams, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps, Bonnie Wright, Jeff Rawle, Robert Hardy, Sheila Allen, Su Elliott, Anne Lacy, Flip Webster, David Sterne, Christopher Whittingham, Liam McKenna, Campbell Graham, Margery Mason, Katie Leung, William Melling, David Bradley, Devon Murray, Afshan Azad, Warwick Davis, Shefali Chowdhury, Angelica Mandy, Predrag Bjelac, Tolga Safer, Alfie Enoch, Louis Doyle, Jamie Waylett, Charlotte Skeoch, Robert Wilfort, Tiana Benjamin, Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Jarvis Cocker, Jonny Greenwood, Phil Selway, Steve Mackey, Jason Buckle, Steve Claydon, Shirley Henderson, Alan Watt, Adrian Rawlins Mike Newell Adventure / Fantasy / Family United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 27 20:00 Skyfall ITV2 2012 143 When Bond’s latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory, the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. With MI6 now compromised from both inside and out, M is left with one ally she can trust: Bond. 007 takes to the shadows – aided only by field agent, Eve – following a trail to the mysterious Silva, whose lethal and hidden motives have yet to reveal themselves. Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Bérénice Marlohe, Albert Finney, Ben Whishaw, Rory Kinnear, Ola Rapace, Helen McCrory, Nicholas Woodeson, Bill Buckhurst, Elize du Toit, Ian Bonar, Tonia Sotiropoulou, Wolf Blitzer, Jens Hultén, Anthony O’Donnell, Jo Cameron Brown, Peter Basham, Ben Loyd-Holmes, Orion Lee, Yennis Cheung Sam Mendes Action / Adventure / Thriller United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 27 20:00 The Phantom of the Opera Sky Arts 2004 143 Deformed since birth, a bitter man known only as the Phantom lives in the sewers underneath the Paris Opera House. He falls in love with the obscure chorus singer Christine, and privately tutors her while terrorizing the rest of the opera house and demanding Christine be given lead roles. Things get worse when Christine meets back up with her childhood acquaintance Raoul and the two fall in love Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum, Patrick Wilson, Miranda Richardson, Minnie Driver, Ciarán Hinds, Simon Callow, Victor McGuire, Jennifer Ellison Joel Schumacher Thriller / Drama / Romance United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 27 21:00 Dirty Dancing Channel 5 1987 100 Expecting the usual tedium that accompanies a summer in the Catskills with her family, 17-year-old Frances ‘Baby’ Houseman is surprised to find herself stepping into the shoes of a professional hoofer – and unexpectedly falling in love. Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, Jerry Orbach, Cynthia Rhodes, Jack Weston, Jane Brucker, Kelly Bishop, Lonny Price, Max Cantor, Charles ‘Honi’ Coles, Neal Jones, Cousin Brucie Morrow, Wayne Knight, Paula Trueman, Alvin Myerovich, Miranda Garrison, Garry Goodrow, Antone Pagan, Thomas Cannold, Heather Lea Gerdes, Jesus Fuentes, M.R. Fletcher, Karen Getz, Andrew Charles Koch, D.A. Pauley, Jennifer Stahl, Dorian Sanchez Emile Ardolino Drama / Music / Romance United States of America Link
December 27 21:00 The Hobbit The Desolation of Smaug RTE 2 2013 161 The Dwarves, Bilbo and Gandalf have successfully escaped the Misty Mountains, and Bilbo has gained the One Ring. They all continue their journey to get their gold back from the Dragon, Smaug. Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen, Richard Armitage, Ken Stott, Graham McTavish, William Kircher, James Nesbitt, Stephen Hunter, Dean O’Gorman, Aidan Turner, Benedict Cumberbatch, Lee Pace, Luke Evans, Evangeline Lilly, Orlando Bloom, Mikael Persbrandt, Manu Bennett, Stephen Fry, John Bell, Sylvester McCoy, Terry Notary, Peter Hambleton, Cate Blanchett, Stephen Colbert, Jed Brophy, Sarah Peirse, Mary Nesbitt, Peggy Nesbitt, Mark Hadlow, John Callen, Adam Brown, Ben Mitchell Peter Jackson Adventure / Fantasy New Zealand / United States of America Link
December 27 21:00 The Impossible More4 2013 113 In December 2004, close-knit family Maria (Naomi Watts), Henry (Ewan McGregor) and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of the sea, followed by a wall of black water that devours everything in its path. Though Maria and her family face their darkest hour, unexpected displays of kindness and courage ameliorate their terror. Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor, Tom Holland, Marta Etura , Geraldine Chaplin, Sönke Möhring, Ploy Jindachote, Samuel Joslin, Oaklee Pendergast, Jomjaoi Sae-Limh, Johan Sundberg, Jan Roland Sundberg, La-Orng Thongruang, Tor Klathaley, Douglas Johansson Juan Antonio Bayona Drama United States of America / Spain Link
December 27 21:00 Come Rain Come Shine UTV Ireland 2010 0 David Jason stars as cockney ex-docker Don Mitchell in this emotional drama. Don is incredibly proud of his son David’s affluent lifestyle. The cars, the detached house and private schooling for the children were things Don could only dream about as a young man. His wife Dora, on the other hand, has doubts about her son’s financial affairs. When David’s life starts to unravel under a mountain of debt, family bonds are tested to the limit. David Jason, Alison Steadman, Shaun Evans, Kelly Bright, Sally Oliver, Anna Wilson-Jones David Drury Drama / Romance / Foreign United Kingdom
December 27 21:30 The Snapper TV3 1993 91 Set in Ireland, Sharon Curley is a 20 year old living with her parents and many brothers and sisters. When she gets herself pregnant and refuses to name the father, she becomes the talk of the town. Colm Meaney, Tina Kellegher, Ruth McCabe, Eanna MacLiam, Peter Rowen, Brendan Gleeson, Tom Murphy Stephen Frears Comedy / Drama United Kingdom Link
December 27 23:50 Jump RTE 2 2012 30 The old bachelor Gosho receives an offer from his rich cousin Joro to take care of Joro’s luxurious penthouse while the latter is abroad. For the poor relative, still living with his mother and grand-father, this is the perfect opportunity to have some peace and quiet in luxury and richness. But as early as his second day in the apartment, the water meter reader arrives, performing her monthly inspection. Her visit turns out to be much more than just a simple water meter reading, but the most deceitful, most passionate, the funniest and the saddest love in the world. Stefan Denolyubov, Todor Tanchev, Ani Vulchanova Kristina Grozeva, Petar Valchanov
December 27 00:35 The Ledge TV3 2011 101 A thriller in which a battle of philosophies between a fundamentalist Christian and an atheist escalates into a lethal battle of wills. Patrick Wilson, Liv Tyler, Charlie Hunnam, Terrence Howard, Jaqueline Fleming, Monica Acosta, Mike Pniewski, Jillian Batherson, Dean J. West, Amber Gaiennie, Katia Gomez, Christopher Gorham Matthew Chapman Drama / Thriller United States of America / Germany Link
December 27 00:35 The Fugitive RTE One 1993 130 Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt. Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Julianne Moore, Joe Pantoliano, Andreas Katsulas, Jeroen Krabbé, Daniel Roebuck, L. Scott Caldwell, Ron Dean, Joseph F. Kosala, Tom Wood, Dick Cusack, Richard Riehle, Andy Romano, Nick Searcy, Miguel Nino, John Drummond, David Darlow, Jane Lynch, Neil Flynn, Kevin Crowley, Mark D. Espinoza, Gene Barge, Joe Guzaldo, Nicholas Kusenko, Joan Kohn, Joe Guastaferro, Thom Vernon, Ken Moreno, Eddie Bo Smith Jr., Frank Ray Perilli, Pancho Demmings, Jim Wilkey, Danny Goldring, Michael James, Michael Skewes, Cody Glenn, Cynthia Baker, Johnny Lee Davenport, Mike Bacarella, Bill Cusack, Tighe Barry, Afram Bill Williams, Noelle Bou-Sliman, Greg Hollimon, Cheryl Lynn Bruce, Ann Whitney, Turk Muller, Eugene F. Crededio, Pam Zekman, David Pasquesi, Dru Anne Carlson, Kirsten Nelson, Juan Ramírez, Allen Hamilton, Lester Holt, Suzy Brack, Darren W. Conrad, Kevin Mukherji, Sal Richards, John-Clay Scott Andrew Davis Adventure / Action / Thriller / Crime / Mystery United States of America Link
December 27 00:40 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Channel 4 2009 152 Swedish thriller based on Stieg Larsson’s novel about a male journalist and a young female hacker. In the opening of the movie, Mikael Blomkvist, a middle-aged publisher for the magazine Millennium, loses a libel case brought by corrupt Swedish industrialist Hans-Erik Wennerström. Nevertheless, he is hired by Henrik Vanger in order to solve a cold case, the disappearance of Vanger’s niece Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre, Sven-Bertil Taube, Peter Andersson, Peter Haber, Marika Lagercrantz, Tomas Köhler, Gösta Bredefeldt, Björn Granath, Ewa Fröling, Stefan Sauk, Gunnel Lindblom, Willie Andréason, Ingvar Hirdwall, Annika Hallin, Sofia Ledarp, David Dencik, Michalis Koutsogiannakis, Yasmine Garbi, Julia Sporre, Fredrik Ohlsson, Jacob Ericksson, Barbro Enberg, Georgi Staykov, Emil Almén, Pale Olofsson, Mikael Rahm, Lennart R. Svensson, Karl Oscar Törnros, Kalled Mustonen, Alexandra Pascalidou, Tehilla Blad, Christian Fiedler, Jan Mybrand, Reuben Sallmander Niels Arden Oplev Drama / Thriller / Crime / Mystery Denmark / Germany / Sweden Link
December 27 01:20 Last Days in Vietnam RTE 2 2014 98 During the chaotic final weeks of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closes in on Saigon as the panicked South Vietnamese people desperately attempt to escape. On the ground, American soldiers and diplomats confront a moral quandary: whether to obey White House orders to evacuate only U.S. citizens. Rory Kennedy War / Documentary United States of America Link
December 27 02:55 Bullitt RTE One 1968 113 Senator Walter Chalmers is aiming to take down mob boss Pete Ross with the help of testimony from the criminal’s hothead brother Johnny, who is in protective custody in San Francisco under the watch of police lieutenant Frank Bullitt. When a pair of mob hitmen enter the scene, Bullitt follows their trail through a maze of complications and double-crosses. This thriller includes one of the most famous car chases ever filmed. Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Vaughn, Don Gordon, Simon Oakland, Norman Fell, Robert Duvall, Georg Stanford Brown, Justin Tarr, Carl Reindel, Felice Orlandi, Vic Tayback, Robert Lipton, Ed Peck, Pat Renella, Bill Hickman Peter Yates Action / Crime / Drama / Thriller United States of America Link
December 28 06:40 California Man Channel 4 1992 88 High school misfits Stoney and Dave discover a long-frozen primeval man from the past in their back yard. But the thawed-out Link, as the boys have named him, quickly becomes a wild card in the teens’ already zany Southern California lives. After a shave and some new clothes, Link’s presence at school makes the daily drudgery a lot more interesting. Sean Astin, Brendan Fraser, Pauly Shore, Megan Ward, Robin Tunney, Michael DeLuise, Rose McGowan, Erick Avari, Michole Briana White, Patrick Van Horn, Dalton James, Rick Ducommun, Jonathan Ke Quan, Mariette Hartley, Richard Masur, Sandra Hess Les Mayfield Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 28 07:40 Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo BBC Two 1977 105 Herbie, the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own, is racing in the Monte Carlo Rally. But thieves have hidden a cache of stolen diamonds in Herbie’s gas tank, and are now trying to get them back. Dean Jones, Don Knotts, Julie Sommars, Jacques Marin, Roy Kinnear, Bernard Fox Vincent McEveety Romance / Comedy / Family / Action / Adventure United States of America Link
December 28 08:10 Dunston Checks In Channel 4 1996 88 Hotel manager Robert Grant is forced by his boss to postpone his family vacation when a hotel critic checks in. Trouble is, the critic is really a villainous jewel thief with an orangutan assistant named Dunston. When Dunston gets loose and tries to escape a life of crime — aided by Robert’s sons — havoc, hijinks and lots of laughs abound! Jason Alexander, Faye Dunaway, Eric Lloyd, Rupert Everett, Graham Sack, Paul Reubens, Glenn Shadix, Nathan Davis, Jennifer Bassey, Judith Scott, Bruce Beatty, Danny Comden, Steven Gilborn, Lois De Banzie, Natalie Core Ken Kwapis Adventure / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 28 08:40 That’s Entertainment! RTE One 1974 135 Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favorite musical moments from the studio’s 50 year history. Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby, Gene Kelly, Peter Lawford, Liza Minnelli, Donald O’Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Mickey Rooney, Frank Sinatra, James Stewart, Elizabeth Taylor, June Allyson, Kay Armen, Ray Bolger, Virginia Bruce, Jack Buchanan, Leslie Caron, Carleton Carpenter, Cyd Charisse, Maurice Chevalier, Joan Crawford, Virginia Dale, Vic Damone, Jimmy Durante, Deanna Durbin, Buddy Ebsen, Nelson Eddy, Cliff Edwards, Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Judy Garland, Cary Grant, Kathryn Grayson, Virginia Grey, Jack Haley, Jean Harlow, Bernadene Hayes, Lena Horne, Lottice Howell, Van Johnson, Allan Jones, Louis Jourdan, Howard Keel, Charles King, Lorraine Krueger, Bert Lahr, Mario Lanza, Jeanette MacDonald, Joan Marsh, Tony Martin, Douglas McPhail, Ann Miller, Robert Montgomery, Natalie Moorhead, Dennis Morgan, Jules Munshin, Fayard Nicholas, Harold Nicholas, Margaret O’Brien, Eleanor Powell, Jane Powell, Ginger Rogers, Paula Stone, Russ Tamblyn, William Warfield, Esther Williams, Leon Ames, Edward Arnold, Ethel Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Joe E. Brown, Xavier Cugat, Arlene Dahl, Lili Damita, Gloria DeHaven, Errol Flynn, Betty Garrett, Greer Garson, Hermione Gingold, Van Heflin, Katharine Hepburn, Claude Jarman Jr., Jennifer Jones, Buster Keaton, Angela Lansbury, Carmen Miranda, Agnes Moorehead, Frank Morgan, George Murphy, Conrad Nagel, J. Carrol Naish, Reginald Owen, Walter Pidgeon, Selena Royle, Norma Shearer, Red Skelton, Sidney Toler, Audrey Totter, Spencer Tracy, Robert Young Jack Haley Jr. Documentary / Family / Music United States of America Link
December 28 08:55 Barbie and the Secret Door RTE 2 2014 81 It’s the ultimate fairytale musical! Barbie stars as Alexa, a shy princess who discovers a secret door in her kingdom and enters a whimsical land filled with magical creatures and surprises. Inside, Alexa meets Romy and Nori, a mermaid and a fairy, who explain that a spoiled ruler named Malucia is trying to take all the magic in the land. To her surprise, Alexa has magical powers in this world, and her new friends are certain that only she can restore their magic. Discover what happens when Alexa finds the courage to stand up for what’s right and learns that the power of friendship is far more precious than magic. Kelly Sheridan, Brittany McDonald, Ashleigh Ball, Chanelle Peloso, Tabitha St. Germain, Ellie King Karen J. Lloyd Adventure / Animation / Family / Fantasy United States of America
December 28 09:00 Tinker Bell and the Secret of Wings BBC One 2012 92 Tinkerbell wanders into the forbidden Winter woods and meets Periwinkle. Together they learn the secret of their wings and try to unite the warm fairies and the winter fairies to help Pixie Hollow. Mae Whitman, Lucy Hale, Timothy Dalton, Jeff Bennett, Lucy Liu, Raven-Symoné, Megan Hilty, Pamela Adlon, Angela Bartys, Matt Lanter, Debby Ryan, Grey Griffin, Rob Paulsen, Anjelica Huston, Jane Horrocks, Jodi Benson, Kari Wahlgren, Thomas Lennon, Ben Diskin, Jesse McCartney, Kathy Najimy, John DiMaggio, Steve Valentine Roberts Gannaway, Peggy Holmes Animation / Family / Fantasy / Adventure India / United States of America Link
December 28 09:00 Holiday in Handcuffs E4 2007 120 A ne er-do-well thirty-something (Melissa Joan Hart) attempts to appease her family by kidnapping herself an attractive boyfriend (Mario Lopez) for the family Christmas. Despite unlikely odds and dysfunctional family moments, the two fall in love and share a magical Christmas. Melissa Joan Hart, Mario López, Markie Post, June Lockhart, Timothy Bottoms, Kyle Howard, Vanessa Evigan, Layla Alizada, Cedric De Souza, Marion Eisman, Karen Hines, Maureen Jones, Matt Embry, Gabrielle Miller Ron Underwood TV Movie / Comedy / Romance / Family Canada Link
December 28 09:25 Free Willy 2:The Adventure Home UTV 1995 95 Jesse becomes reunited with Willy three years after the whale’s jump to freedom as the teenager tries to rescue the killer whale and other orcas from an oil spill. Jason James Richter, Michael Madsen, Jayne Atkinson, August Schellenberg, Mary Kate Schellhardt, Francis Capra, Mykelti Williamson, Elizabeth Peña, Jon Tenney, M. Emmet Walsh Dwight H. Little Adventure / Drama / Family France / United States of America Link
December 28 09:45 Faberge: A Life of Its Own Sky Arts 2014 87 This feature-doc tells the epic story of the Faberge name, from Imperial Russia until the present-day, spanning one hundred and fifty years of turbulent history, romance, artistic development and commercial exploitation. From the bejewel led Easter eggs of the Romanov Tsarinas to the 1970s allure of ‘Brut by Faberge’ aftershave, and from the Russian revolution to today’s high-fashion glitz in New York and London, the film explores a multi-faceted world that began with one man: the prodigiously talented Peter Carl Faberge, Court Jeweler of St Petersburg. Shot at locations across Russia, Europe and USA (including the collection of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II), the film features interview contributions from the world’s foremost Faberge authorities, as well as personal reminiscences from Faberge family members. History / Documentary
December 28 10:00 The Flight Before Christmas TG4 2008 80 A young reindeer who suffers from vertigo learns to overcome his fear, takes flying lessons from a clumsy flying squirrel and heads to the North pole to save a troubled Santa and his fleet of flying reindeer. Olli Jantunen, Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Vuokko Hovatta, Vesa Vierikko, Jussi Lampi, Norm Macdonald, Emma Roberts Michael Henger, Kari Juusonen Animation / Family / Adventure / Drama / Fantasy Denmark / Finland / Germany / Ireland Link
December 28 10:00 Force 10 from Navarone TV3 1978 118 Mallory and Miller are back. The survivors of Navarone are sent on a mission along with a unit called Force 10, which is led by Colonel Barnsby. But Force 10 has a mission of their own which the boys know nothing about. Harrison Ford, Robert Shaw, Barbara Bach, Edward Fox, Franco Nero, Carl Weathers, Richard Kiel, Alan Badel, Michael Byrne, Philip Latham, Angus MacInnes, Michael Sheard, Petar Buntic Guy Hamilton Action / Adventure / War / Thriller United Kingdom Link
December 28 10:30 Wallace & Gromit The Curse of the Were-Rabbit BBC One 2005 85 Cheese-loving eccentric Wallace and his cunning canine pal, Gromit, investigate a mystery in Nick Park’s animated adventure, in which the lovable inventor and his intrepid pup run a business ridding the town of garden pests. Using only humane methods that turn their home into a halfway house for evicted vermin, the pair stumble upon a mystery involving a voracious vegetarian monster that threatens to ruin the annual veggie-growing contest. Peter Sallis, Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes, Nicholas Smith, Liz Smith, John Thomson, Vincent Ebrahim, Geraldine McEwan, Edward Kelsey, Dicken Ashworth, Robert Horvath, Pete Atkin, Noni Lewis, Ben Whitehead, Christopher Fairbank, James Mather, William Vanderpuye, Mark Gatiss, Peter Kay, Nigel Pilkington Steve Box, Nick Park Adventure / Animation / Comedy / Family United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 28 10:40 Carry On Nurse More4 1959 86 Set in Haven Hospital where a certain men’s ward is causing more havoc than the whole hospital put together. The formidable Matron’s debut gives the patients a chill every time she walks past, with only Reckitt standing up to her. There’s a colonel who is a constant nuisance, a bumbling nurse, a romance between Ted York and Nurse Denton, and Bell who wants his bunion removed straight away, so after drinking alcohol, the men decide to remove the bunion themselves! Kenneth Connor, Shirley Eaton, Charles Hawtrey, Hattie Jacques, Bill Owen, Terence Longdon, Joan Sims, Kenneth Williams, Joan Hickson, Jill Ireland, Leslie Phillips, Susan Stephen, Rosalind Knight, Harry Locke, Michael Medwin, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Susan Beaumont, Ann Firbank, Cyril Chamberlain, Norman Rossington, Jill Ireland, Brian Oulton, Irene Handl, Susan Shaw, Marianne Stone, June Whitfield, Hilda Fenemore, Fred Griffiths, Anthony Sagar, Shane Cordell Gerald Thomas Comedy United Kingdom Link
December 28 10:45 The Muppet Movie Channel 4 1979 97 Kermit the Frog is persuaded by agent Dom DeLuise to pursue a career in Hollywood. Along the way, Kermit picks up Fozzie Bear, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, and a motley crew of other Muppets with similar aspirations. Meanwhile, Kermit must elude the grasp of a frog-leg restaurant magnate. Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz, Charles Durning, Austin Pendleton, Edgar Bergen, Milton Berle, Mel Brooks, James Coburn, Dom DeLuise, Elliott Gould, Bob Hope, Madeline Kahn, Carol Kane, Cloris Leachman, Steve Martin, Richard Pryor, Telly Savalas, Orson Welles, Paul Williams James Frawley Adventure / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 28 10:50 See Spot Run ITV2 2001 94 A drug sniffing agent canine is a target for an assassin boss so the FBI calls Witness Protection to send him somewhere else. Meanwhile a single Mom puts her 6 year old boy James in the care of her irresponsible, mailman, neighbor, Gordon, when the babysitter bails on her. Meanwhile, an assassin mob boss hires 2 goons to kill Agent 11. But when 11 escapes from the van when they tried to kill him, he hides in Gordon’s Mailtruck that James is in too. And guess what they name him. Spot. Michael Clarke Duncan, David Arquette, Leslie Bibb, Joe Viterelli, Steve Schirripa, Anthony Anderson, Paul Sorvino, Kim Hawthorne, Angus T. Jones John Whitesell Action / Comedy / Family Australia / United States of America
December 28 11:15 Bean UTV 1997 85 Bean works as a caretaker at Britain’s formidable Royal National Gallery, and his bosses want to fire him because he sleeps at work all the time, but can’t because the chairman of the gallery’s board defends him. They send him to USA, to the small Los Angeles art gallery instead, where he’ll have to officiate at the opening of the greatest US picture ever (called “Whistler’s Mother”). Rowan Atkinson, Peter MacNicol, John Mills, Pamela Reed, Harris Yulin, Burt Reynolds, Larry Drake, Danny Goldring, Johnny Galecki, Chris Ellis, Andrew Lawrence, Peter Egan, Peter Capaldi, June Brown, Peter James Mel Smith Comedy United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 28 11:20 The Alamo BBC Two 2004 137 Based on the 1836 standoff between a group of Texan and Tejano men, led by Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, and Mexican dictator Santa Anna’s forces at the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas. Dennis Quaid, Billy Bob Thornton, Jason Patric, Patrick Wilson, Emilio Echevarría, Emily Deschanel, Jordi Mollà , Leon Rippy, Tommy Davidson, Marc Blucas, Robert Prentiss, Kevin Page, Joe Stevens, Stephen Bruton, Laura Clifton, Ricardo Antonio Chavira, Steven Chester Prince, Estephania LeBaron, Brandon Smith, Elena Hurst John Lee Hancock Western / History / War United States of America Link
December 28 12:00 Nim’s Island RTE 2 2008 96 A young girl inhabits an isolated island with her scientist father and communicates with a reclusive author of the novel she’s reading. Abigail Breslin, Jodie Foster, Gerard Butler, Michael Carman, Mark Brady, Anthony Simcoe, Christopher James Baker, Maddison Joyce, Peter Callan, Rhonda Doyle, Russell Butler, Colin Gibson, Bryan Probets, Andrew Nason, Dorothy Thorsen, Penny Everingham, Tony Bellette, Jeff Dornan, Jay Laga’aia, John Walton, Morgan Griffin, Dennis Kreusler, Renae Smith Trevino Jennifer Flackett, Mark Levin Adventure / Comedy / Family / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 28 12:50 Vice Versa Channel 4 1988 98 A mysterious oriental skull transforms a father into his son, and vice versa. Judge Reinhold, Fred Savage, Corinne Bohrer, Swoosie Kurtz, Jane Kaczmarek, David Proval, William Prince, Gloria Gifford, Richard Kind, Kevin O’Rourke, Ajay Naidu, Ralph Foody Brian Gilbert Comedy / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 28 12:50 I’ll See You in My Dreams TG4 1951 110 Songwriter Gus Kahn fights to make his name, then has to fight again to survive the Depression. Doris Day, Danny Thomas, Frank Lovejoy, Patrice Wymore, James Gleason, Mary Wickes, Julie Oshins, Jim Backus Michael Curtiz Drama / Music / Comedy United States of America
December 28 13:00 Lassie 3e 1994 94 An update of the Lassie legend stars Thomas Guiry as a troubled city kid whose family retreats to the country, where he befriends the famous collie and changes for the better. Conflict develops when a ruthless sheep rancher causes trouble for everyone. Tom Guiry, Helen Slater, Jon Tenney, Brittany Boyd, Frederic Forrest, Richard Farnsworth, Michelle Williams Daniel Petrie Action / Adventure / Drama / Family United States of America Link
December 28 13:25 Up Periscope BBC Two 1959 112 Lieutenant Braden discovers that Sally, the woman he’s been falling in love with, has actually been checking out his qualifications to be a U.S. Navy frogman. He must put his personal life behind him after being assigned to be smuggled into a Japanese-held island via submarine to photograph radio codes. James Garner, Edmond O’Brien, Andra Martin, Alan Hale Jr., Edd Byrnes Gordon Douglas Action / Adventure / Drama / Thriller / War United States of America Link
December 28 13:45 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom BBC One 1984 118 After arriving in India, Indiana Jones is asked by a desperate village to find a mystical stone. He agrees, and stumbles upon a secret cult plotting a terrible plan in the catacombs of an ancient palace. Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Jonathan Ke Quan, Amrish Puri, Roshan Seth, Philip Stone, Roy Chiao, David Yip, Ric Young, Chua Kah Joo, Rex Ngui, Philip Tan, Dan Aykroyd, Akio Mitamura, Michael Yama, D.R. Nanayakkara, Dharmadasa Kuruppu, Stany De Silva, Ruby de Mel, Denavaka Hamine, Iranganie Serasinghe, Dharshana Panangala, Raj Singh, Frank Olegario, Ahmed El Shenawi, Arthur F. Repola, Nizwar Karanj, Pat Roach, Moti Makan, Mellan Mitchell, Bhasker Patel, Arjun Pandher, Zia Gelani, Debbie Astell, Maureen Bacchus, Corinne Barton, Carol Beddington, Sharon Boone, Elizabeth Burville, Marisa Campbell, Christine Cartwright, Andrea Chance, Jan Colton, Louise Dalgleish, Lorraine Doyle, Vanessa Fieldwright, Brenda Glassman, Elaine Gough, Sue Hadleigh, Sarah-Jane Hassell, Samantha Hughes, Julie Kirk, Deirdre Laird, Vicki McDonald, Nina McMahon, Julia Marstand, Gaynor Martine, Lisa Mulidore, Dawn Reddall, Rebekkah Sekyi, Clare Smalley, Lee Sprintall, Jenny Turnock, Ruth Welby Steven Spielberg Adventure / Action United States of America Link
December 28 13:45 Back to the Future III RTE One 1990 118 The final installment of the Back to the Future trilogy finds Marty digging the trusty DeLorean out of a mineshaft and looking up Doc in the Wild West of 1885. But when their time machine breaks down, the travelers are stranded in a land of spurs. More problems arise when Doc falls for pretty schoolteacher Clara Clayton, and Marty tangles with Buford Tannen. Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen, Thomas F. Wilson, Lea Thompson, Elisabeth Shue, James Tolkan, Matt Clark, Christopher Wynne, Sean Sullivan, Mike Watson, Foster, Freddie, Marc McClure, Wendie Jo Sperber, Jeffrey Weissman, Flea, J.J. Cohen, Ricky Dean Logan, Dean Cundey, Richard Dysart, Pat Buttram, Harry Carey, Jr., Dub Taylor, Hugh Gillin, Burton Gilliam, Bill McKinney, Donovan Scott, Marvin J. McIntyre, Kaleb Henley, Todd Cameron Brown, Dannel Evans, Leslie A. Prickett, Jo B. Cummings, Steve McArthur, John Ickes, James A. Rammel, Michael Klastorin, Michael Mills, Flea, Kenny Myers, Brad McPeters, Phinnaes D., Rod Kuehne, Leno Fletcher, Joey Newington, Larry Ingold, Tim Konrad, Glenn Fox, Frank Beard, Billy Gibbons, Dorothy Hack, Dusty Hill, Marion Tumen Robert Zemeckis Adventure / Action / Comedy / Science Fiction / Family United States of America Link
December 28 14:20 Yogi Bear ITV2 2010 80 Jellystone Park has been losing business, so greedy Mayor Brown decides to shut it down and sell the land. That means families will no longer be able to experience the natural beauty of the outdoors — and, even worse, Yogi and Boo Boo will be tossed out of the only home they’ve ever known. Faced with his biggest challenge ever, Yogi must prove that he really is “smarter than the average bear” as he and Boo Boo join forces with their old nemesis Ranger Smith to find a way to save Jellystone Park from closing forever. Dan Aykroyd, Justin Timberlake, Anna Faris, Tom Cavanagh, Christine Taylor, T.J. Miller, Nate Corddry, Andrew Daly, David Stott, Greg Johnson, Patricia Aldersley, Tim McLachlan, Vernon Hayden, Dean Knowsley Eric Brevig Comedy / Family / Animation / Adventure United States of America / New Zealand Link
December 28 14:20 Father of the Bride UTV 1991 105 George Banks is an ordinary, middle-class man whose 21 year-old daughter Annie has decided to marry a man from an upper-class family, but George can’t think of what life would be like without his daughter. He becomes slightly insane, but his wife tries to make him happy for Annie, but when the wedding takes place at their home and a foreign wedding planner takes over the ceremony. Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, George Newbern, Martin Short, Kieran Culkin, BD Wong, Peter Michael Goetz, Kate McGregor-Stewart, Ira Heiden, Eugene Levy, Britt Leach Charles Shyer Comedy / Romance United States of America Link
December 28 14:45 Stuart Little 2 Channel 4 2002 78 Stuart, an adorable white mouse, still lives happily with his adoptive family, the Littles, on the east side of Manhattan’s Central Park. More crazy mouse adventures are in store as Stuart, his human brother, George, and their mischievous cat, Snowbell, set out to rescue a friend. Michael J. Fox, Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie, Jonathan Lipnicki, Anna Hoelck, Ashley Hoelck, Nathan Lane, Melanie Griffith, James Woods, Steve Zahn, Maria Bamford, Kevin Olson, Rachael Harris, Marc John Jefferies Rob Minkoff Family / Adventure / Animation / Comedy United States of America Link
December 28 15:20 Kelly’s Heroes Channel 5 1970 144 A misfit group of World War II American soldiers goes AWOL to rob a bank behind German lines. Clint Eastwood, Telly Savalas, Don Rickles, Carroll O’Connor, Donald Sutherland, Gavin MacLeod, Hal Buckley, Stuart Margolin, Jeff Morris, Richard Davalos, Perry Lopez, Tom Troupe, Harry Dean Stanton, Dick Balduzzi, Gene Collins, Len Lesser, David Hurst, Fred Pearlman, Michael Clark, George Fargo, Dee Pollock, George Savalas, John G. Heller, Shepherd Sanders, Karl-Otto Alberty Brian G. Hutton Action / Adventure / Comedy / Drama / War United States of America Link
December 28 15:25 Maid in Manhattan TV3 2002 105 A senatorial candidate falls for a hotel maid, thinking she is a socialite when he sees her trying on a wealthy woman’s dress. Jennifer Lopez, Ralph Fiennes, Natasha Richardson, Stanley Tucci, Tyler Posey, Bob Hoskins, Di Quon, Lisa Roberts Gillan, Chris Eigeman, Frances Conroy, Annika Pergament Wayne Wang Comedy / Drama / Romance United States of America Link
December 28 15:30 The Legend of Zorro RTE 2 2005 129 In 1850, the people of California were voting to decide whether or not to join the United States. The Legend of Zorro is a 2005 sequel to 1998’s The Mask of Zorro, Antonio Banderas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Adrián Alonso Barona, Julio Oscar Mechoso, Nick Chinlund, Alexa Benedetti, Rufus Sewell, Raúl Méndez, Brandon Wood, Michael Emerson, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Mary Crosby, Giovanna Zacarías, Alberto Reyes, Gustavo Sánchez Parra, Carlos Cobos Martin Campbell Action / Adventure / Drama / Western Mexico / United States of America Link
December 28 15:35 Muppets Most Wanted BBC One 2014 112 While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick. Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell, Tina Fey, Steve Whitmire, Eric Jacobson, Dave Goelz, Bill Barretta, Matt Vogel, Peter Linz, Tom Hiddleston, Salma Hayek, Ray Liotta, Kenneth Collard, Pamela Betsy Cooper, James Pasierbowicz, Richard Herdman, David Rudman, Luke Howard, Pete Meads, Ricky Rajpal, Danny Trejo, Stanley Tucci, Jemaine Clement, Zach Galifianakis, Tom Hollander, Toby Jones, Frank Langella, James McAvoy, Chloë Grace Moretz, Miranda Richardson, Saoirse Ronan, Til Schweiger, Russell Tovey, Christoph Waltz, Christoph Waltz, Hugh Bonneville, Mackenzie Crook, Tony Bennett, Andrés Cantor, Sean Combs, Rob Corddry, Lady Gaga, Josh Groban, Ross Lynch, Aleksandar Mikić, Fleur Poad, Dylan Postl, Usher Raymond, Louise Gold, Nigel Plaskitt, Mak Wilson, Warrick Brownlow-Pike, David Covarrubias, Don Austen, William Banyard, Daisy Beattie, Sue Beattie, Lynn Robertson Bruce, Brian Jones, Céline Dion James Bobin Comedy / Adventure / Crime / Family United States of America Link
December 28 15:50 Nanny McPhee & the Big Bang RTE One 2010 109 Nanny McPhee appears at the door of a harried young mother, Mrs. Isabel Green, who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war. But once she’s arrived, Nanny McPhee discovers that the children are fighting a war of their own against two spoiled city cousins who have just moved in. Relying on everything from a flying motorcycle and a statue that comes to life to a tree-climbing piglet and a baby elephant, Nanny uses her magic to teach her mischievous charges five new lessons. Emma Thompson, Ralph Fiennes, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maggie Smith, Rhys Ifans, Asa Butterfield, Daniel Mays, Bill Bailey, Ewan McGregor, Eros Vlahos Susanna White Fantasy / Comedy United States of America / United Kingdom / France Link
December 28 16:55 Fantastic Mr Fox TG4 2009 87 The Fantastic Mr. Fox bored with his current life, plans a heist against the three local farmers. The farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with the sly fox, seek revenge against him and his family. George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray, Wallace Wolodarsky, Eric Chase Anderson, Michael Gambon, Willem Dafoe, Owen Wilson, Jarvis Cocker, Wes Anderson, Karen Duffy, Robin Hurlstone, Hugo Guinness, Helen McCrory, Roman Coppola, Juman Malouf, Jeremy Dawson, Garth Jennings, Brian Cox, Tristan Oliver, James Hamilton, Steven M. Rales, Rob Hersov, Jennifer Furches, Allison Abbate, Molly Cooper, Adrien Brody, Mario Batali, Martin Ballard Wes Anderson Adventure / Animation / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 28 17:05 One Hundred and One Dalmatians ITV2 1961 79 When a litter of dalmatian puppies are abducted by the minions of Cruella De Vil, the parents must find them before she uses them for a diabolical fashion statement. Rod Taylor, J. Pat O’Malley, Betty Lou Gerson, Martha Wentworth, Ben Wright, Cate Bauer, David Frankham, Frederick Worlock, Lisa Davis, Tom Conway, Tudor Owen, George Pelling, Ramsay Hill, Queenie Leonard, Marjorie Bennett, Mickey Maga, Barbara Beaird, Mimi Gibson, Sandra Abbott, Thurl Ravenscroft, Bill Lee Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske, Wolfgang Reitherman Adventure / Animation / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 28 18:50 Kindergarten Cop ITV2 1990 111 Hard-edged cop John Kimble gets more than he bargained for when he goes undercover as a kindergarten teacher to get the goods on a brutal drug lord while at the same time protecting the man’s young son. Pitted against a class of boisterous moppets whose antics try his patience and test his mettle, Kimble may have met his match … in more ways than one. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penelope Ann Miller, Pamela Reed, Linda Hunt, Richard Tyson, Alix Koromzay, Carroll Baker, Cathy Moriarty, Joseph Cousins, Christian Cousins, Park Overall, Richard Portnow, Tom Kurlander, Betty Lou Henson, Jayne Brook, Tom Dugan, Catherine Reitman, Miko Hughes, Adam Wylie, Michael Chapman, Odette Annable Ivan Reitman Comedy United States of America Link
December 28 19:00 SharkTale 3e 2004 90 Oscar is a small fish whose big aspirations often get him into trouble. Meanwhile, Lenny is a great white shark with a surprising secret that no sea creature would guess: He’s a vegetarian. When a lie turns Oscar into an improbable hero and Lenny becomes an outcast, the two form an unlikely friendship. Will Smith, Robert De Niro, Renée Zellweger, Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Ziggy Marley, Martin Scorsese, David P. Smith, Doug E. Doug, Michael Imperioli, Vincent Pastore, Peter Falk, Katie Couric, Frank Vincent, Missy Elliott, Christina Aguilera Bibo Bergeron, Vicky Jenson, Rob Letterman Animation / Action / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 28 19:30 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix UTV 2007 138 Returning for his fifth year of study at the venerable Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, the ever-maturing Harry Potter is stunned to find that his warnings about the return of Lord Voldemort have been ignored. Left with no choice, Harry takes matters into his own hands, training a small group of students — dubbed “Dumbledore’s Army” — to defend themselves against the dark arts. Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Michael Gambon, Ralph Fiennes, Robbie Coltrane, Alan Rickman, Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Brendan Gleeson, Richard Griffiths, Jason Isaacs, Gary Oldman, Fiona Shaw, Imelda Staunton, Tom Felton, Robert Hardy, Geraldine Somerville, Julie Walters, Matthew Lewis, Harry Melling, Evanna Lynch, Jason Boyd, Richard Macklin, Kathryn Hunter, Miles Jupp, Jessica Hynes, Adrian Rawlins, Natalia Tena, George Harris, Peter Cartwright, Brigitte Millar, Mark Williams, David Thewlis, Timothy Bateson, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps, Bonnie Wright, Jamie Wolpert, Nicholas Blane, Daisy Haggard, Chris Rankin, Sian Thomas, Jamie Waylett, Josh Herdman, Katie Leung, Ryan Nelson, David Bradley, Devon Murray, Apple Brook, William Melling, Emma Thompson, Alfie Enoch, Afshan Azad, Shefali Chowdhury, Warwick Davis, Jim McManus, Nick Shirm, Sam Beazley, John Atterbury, Arben Bajraktaraj, Richard Leaf, Tony Maudsley, Robbie Jarvis David Yates Adventure / Fantasy / Family / Mystery United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 28 19:30 Emma UTV Ireland 1996 121 In this adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic novel, pretty socialite Emma Woodhouse entertains herself by playing matchmaker for those around her. Her latest “project” is Harriet Smith, an unpretentious debutant, while Emma herself receives the attentions of the dashing Frank Churchill. However, Emma’s attempts at matchmaking cause more problems than solutions and may ultimately jeopardize her own chance at love and happiness. Gwyneth Paltrow, Ewan McGregor, Toni Collette, Denys Hawthorne, James Cosmo, Alan Cumming, Greta Scacchi, Sophie Thompson, Jeremy Northam, Polly Walker, Kathleen Byron Douglas McGrath Comedy / Drama / Romance United Kingdom / United States of America
December 28 21:00 Casino Royale ITV2 2006 144 Le Chiffre, a banker to the world’s terrorists, is scheduled to participate in a high-stakes poker game in Montenegro, where he intends to use his winnings to establish his financial grip on the terrorist market. M sends Bond – on his maiden mission as a 00 Agent – to attend this game and prevent Le Chiffre from winning. With the help of Vesper Lynd and Felix Leiter, Bond enters the most important poker game in his already dangerous career. Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Mads Mikkelsen, Judi Dench, Jeffrey Wright, Giancarlo Giannini, Caterina Murino, Simon Abkarian, Isaach De Bankolé, Jesper Christensen, Ivana Miličević, Tobias Menzies, Claudio Santamaria, Sebastien Foucan, Malcolm Sinclair, Richard Sammel, Ludger Pistor, Joseph Millson, Darwin Shaw, Clemens Schick, Emmanuel Avena, Tom Chadbon, Ade, Urbano Barberini, Tsai Chin, Lazar Ristovski, Veruschka von Lehndorff, Charlie Levi Leroy, Tom So, Andreas Daniel, Carlos Leal, Christina Cole, Jürgen Tarrach, John Gold, Jerry Inzerillo, Diane Hartford, Jessica Miller, Leo Stransky, Paul Bhattacharjee, Crispin Bonham-Carter, Simon Cox, Rebecca Gethings, Peter Notley, John Chancer, Peter Brooke, Jason Durran, Robert Jezek, Robert G. Slade, Félicité Du Jeu, Michaela Ochotská, Michael Offei, Makhoudia Diaw, Michael G. Wilson, Martina Duravolá, Marcela Martincáková, Vladimir Kulhavy, Valentine Nonyela, Dusan Pelech, Phil Meheux, Alessandra Ambrosio, Veronika Hladikova, Regina Gabajová, Olutunji Ebun-Cole, Martin Ucík, Vlastina Svátková, Miroslav Å imůnek, Ivan G’Vera, Jirí Lenc, Jaroslav Jankovsky, Lasco Atkins, Richard Branson, Martin Campbell, Tara Cardinal, Ben Cooke, Nigel Pilkington, Simona Roman, Victor Sobchak, Valarie Trapp, Greg Bennett Martin Campbell Adventure / Action / Thriller Bahamas / Czech Republic / Germany / United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 28 21:30 Date Night TV3 2010 97 The mild-mannered married couple Phil and Claire fear that their relationship may be falling into a stale rut. During their weekly date night, they impetuously steal a dinner reservation, which leads to a case of mistaken identity. Turns out the reservation was for a pair of thieves, and now a number of unsavory characters want Phil and Claire killed. Steve Carell, Tina Fey, Mark Wahlberg, Taraji P. Henson, Jimmi Simpson, William Fichtner, Leighton Meester, Kristen Wiig, James Franco, Mila Kunis, Mark Ruffalo, Olivia Munn, Common, Gal Gadot, Jon Bernthal, Lauren Weedman, J.B. Smoove, Bill Burr, Jonathan Morgan Heit, Savannah Paige Rae, Nick Kroll, Jaye Razor, Will.i.am, Gillian Vigman, Ari Graynor, Jahnel Curfman, Stella Angelova, Stacey Scowley, Katie Gill Shawn Levy Comedy United States of America Link
December 28 21:45 Dolores Claiborne TG4 1995 132 Selena is a big-shot reporter in the city who has long distanced herself from her roots in a small town in Maine. She finds herself compelled to return, however, after her mother is accused of murdering the wealthy woman for whom she worked as a maid. Selena has a very bad relationship with her mother, and their visit is incredibly tense, particularly since she strongly suspects that her mother is guilty. As the days go by, however, Selena’s investigative skills lead her to some surprising revelations about her own past and her mother’s motivations. While Dolores may be a hard woman, she did not become so overnight. As she learns more about what has contributed to the make-up of her mother’s armor, her own dissipates Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judy Parfitt, Christopher Plummer, John C. Reilly, David Strathairn, Eric Bogosian, Ellen Muth, Bob Gunton Taylor Hackford Mystery / Drama / Thriller / Crime United States of America Link
December 28 22:00 Zombieland E4 2009 88 Columbus has made a habit of running from what scares him. Tallahassee doesn’t have fears. If he did, he’d kick their ever-living ass. In a world overrun by zombies, these two are perfectly evolved survivors. But now, they’re about to stare down the most terrifying prospect of all: each other. Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Emma Stone, Abigail Breslin, Amber Heard, Bill Murray, Derek Graf, Justin Price, Mike White, Victory Van Tuyl, Michelle Sebek, Christina Klein, Amir Kovacs, Shaun Michael Lynch, Lynn McArthur, Jade Moser Ruben Fleischer Comedy / Horror United States of America Link
December 28 22:15 The Queen of Ireland RTE 2 2015 82 Panti Bliss is many things: part glamorous aunt, part Jessica Rabbit, she’s a wittily incisive performer with charisma to burn who is regarded as one of the best drag queens in the business. Created by Rory O’Neill, Panti is also an accidental activist and in her own words ‘a court jester, whose duty is to say the un-sayable’. Over the last few years Rory has become a figurehead for LGBT rights in Ireland and since the recent scandal around Pantigate, his fight for equality and against homophobia has been recognised all around the world. Rory O’Neill Conor Horgan Documentary
December 28 22:25 Shaun of the Dead UTV 2004 99 Shaun of the Dead is a humorous homage to Zombie movies from director Edgar Wright; an outrageous romantic comedy with zombies. Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kate Ashfield, Lucy Davis, Dylan Moran, Peter Serafinowicz, Rafe Spall, Penelope Wilton, Bill Nighy, Reece Shearsmith, Jessica Hynes, Martin Freeman, Tamsin Greig, Steve Emerson, Nicola Cunningham, Arvind Doshi, Stuart Powell, Matt Lucas, Chris Martin Edgar Wright Horror / Comedy United Kingdom / United States of America / France Link
December 28 22:30 Rounders UTV Ireland 1998 121 A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks. Matt Damon, John Turturro, Gretchen Mol, Goran Visnjic, Edward Norton, John Malkovich, Famke Janssen, Martin Landau, Mal Z. Lawrence, Paul Cicero, Ray Iannicelli, Merwin Goldsmith, Sonny Zito, Josh Mostel, Lenny Clarke, Peter Yoshida, Jay Boryea, Lenny Venito, Richard Mawe, Michael Lombardi, Tom Aldredge, Tom Aldredge, E. Matthew Yavne, Erik LaRay Harvey, Dominic Marcus, Brian Anthony Wilson, George Kmeck, Joseph Parisi, Melina Kanakaredes, Kohl Sudduth, Charlie Matthes, Hank Jacobs, Chris Messina, Michael Ryan Segal, Kerry O’Malley, Slava Schoot, Michael Rispoli, Michele Zanes, Allan Havey, Joey Vega, Neal Hemphill, Vernon E. Jordan Jr., Johnny Chan, Lisa Gorlitsky, John Di Benedetto, Nicole Brier, Billy Campbell, Tony Hoty, Mario Mendoza, Joe Zaloom, Sal Richards, Josh Pais, John Gallagher Jr., Adam LeFevre, P.J. Brown, David Zayas, Michael Arkin, Murphy Guyer, Alan Davidson John Dahl Drama / Crime United States of America Link
December 28 23:20 The Butcher Boy TV3 1998 110 Francie and Joe live the usual playful, fantasy filled childhoods of normal boys. However, with a violent, alcoholic father and a manic depressive, suicidal mother the pressure on Francie to grow up are immense. When Francie’s world turns to madness, he tries to counter it with further insanity, with dire consequences. Eamonn Owens, Alan Boyle, Fiona Shaw, Andrew Fullerton, Stephen Rea, Aisling O’Sullivan, Peter Gowen, Sean McGinley, John Kavanagh, Rosaleen Linehan, Anita Reeves, Niall Buggy Neil Jordan Drama / Comedy / Foreign United Kingdom Link
December 28 23:30 Song for Marion BBC Two 2012 93 A feel-good, heart-warming story about how music can inspire you. Song for Marion stars Terence Stamp as Arthur, a grumpy pensioner who can’t understand why his wife Marion (Vanessa Redgrave) would want to embarrass herself singing silly songs with her unconventional local choir. But choir director Elizabeth (Gemma Arterton) sees something special in the reluctant Arthur and refuses to give up on him. As she coaxes him out of his shell, Arthur realizes that it is never too late to change. Terence Stamp, Vanessa Redgrave, Gemma Arterton, Christopher Eccleston, Anne Reid, Ram John Holder, Barry Martin, Taru Devani, Orla Hill, Jumayn Hunter Paul Andrew Williams Music / Comedy / Romance / Drama United Kingdom Link
December 28 00:00 Jackass 3 Comedy Central 2010 94 Jackass 3D is a 3-D film and the third movie of the Jackass series. It follows the same premise as the first two movies, as well as the TV series. It is a compilation of various pranks, stunts and skits. Before the movie begins, a brief introduction is made by Beavis and Butt-head explaining the 3D technology behind the movie. The intro features the cast lining up and then being attacked by various objects in slow-motion. The movie marks the 10th anniversary of the franchise, started in 2000. Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Ryan Dunn, Steve-O, Chris Pontius, Jason Acuña, Preston Lacy, Ehren McGhehey, Dave England, Phil Margera, April Margera, Eric Roner, Loomis Fall, Jeff Tremaine, Brandon Novak, Tony Hawk, Eric Koston, Spike Jonze, Trip Taylor, Rick Kosick, Dimitry Elyashkevich, Greg Iguchi, Manny Puig, Erik Roner, Judd Leffew, Lance Bangs, Gregory J. Wolf, Josh Brown, Mat Hoffman, Rake Yohn, Omar Von Muller, Jukka Hilden, Jarno Leppälä, Hannu-Pekka Parviainen, Jarno Laasala, Sean Cliver, Andy Bell, Jess Margera, Kerry Getz, Brandon DiCamillo Jeff Tremaine Comedy / Documentary / Action United States of America / Romania Link
December 28 00:30 Unforgiven RTE One 1992 131 William Munny is a retired, once-ruthless killer turned gentle widower and hog farmer. To help support his two motherless children, he accepts one last bounty-hunter mission to find the men who brutalized a prostitute. Joined by his former partner and a cocky greenhorn, he takes on a corrupt sheriff. Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Morgan Freeman, Richard Harris, Jaimz Woolvett, Anna Levine, Saul Rubinek, Frances Fisher, David Mucci, Rob Campbell, Anthony James, Ron White, Jefferson Mappin, Jeremy Ratchford, Philip Maurice Hayes, Tara Frederick, Beverley Elliott, Liisa Repo-Martell, Shane Meier, Robert Koons, Mina E. Mina, John Pyper-Ferguson, Walter Marsh, Larry Reese, Blair Haynes, Frank C. Turner, Lochlyn Munro, Ben Cardinal, Michael Charrois, Michael Maurer, Larry Joshua, George Orrison, Greg Goossen Clint Eastwood Western United States of America Link
December 28 01:00 The Girl Who Played with Fire Channel 4 2009 129 Mikael Blomkvist, publisher of Millennium magazine, has made his living exposing the crooked and corrupt practices of establishment Swedish figures. So when a young journalist approaches him with a meticulously researched thesis about sex trafficking in Sweden and those in high office who abuse underage girls, Blomkvist immediately throws himself into the investigation. Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre, Peter Andersson, Annika Hallin, Per Oscarsson, Sofia Ledarp, Micke Spreitz, Georgi Staykov, Paolo Roberto, Yasmine Garbi, Tanja Lorentzon, Magnus Krepper, Ralph Carlsson, Hans-Christian Thulin, Michalis Koutsogiannakis, Sunil Munshi Daniel Alfredson Drama / Action / Thriller / Crime / Mystery Germany / Sweden / Denmark Link
December 28 01:30 Arena TV3 2011 94 David Lord finds himself forced into the savage world of a modern gladiatorial arena, where men fight to the death for the entertainment of the online masses. Samuel L. Jackson, Kellan Lutz, Katia Winter, Johnny Messner, James Remar, Nina Dobrev, Daniel Dae Kim, Marcelle Baer, Amy Le, Lauren Shiohama, Irene Choi, Kofi Yiadom, Derek Mears, Dean J. West, Jason Zone Fisher, Kent Jude Bernard, Vanessa Branch, Laura Weissbecker, Mayra Leal, Monica Acosta, Brandon Ellison, Josh Tessier, Michelle Andrew, Beau Brasseaux Jonah Loop Action / Thriller / Science Fiction United States of America Link
December 28 02:00 The Lady in the Van BBC Two 2015 104 The true story of the relationship between Alan Bennett and the singular Miss Shepherd, a woman of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennett’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years. Maggie Smith, Alex Jennings, Frances de la Tour, Gwen Taylor, Dominic Cooper, James Corden, Roger Allam, Samuel Anderson, Dermot Crowley, Jim Broadbent, Stephen Campbell Moore, Eleanor Matsuura, Sacha Dhawan, Samuel Barnett, Deborah Findlay, David Calder, Elliot Levey, Claire Foy, Pandora Colin, Marion Bailey, Russell Tovey, Rosalind Knight, Jamie Parker, Geoffrey Streatfeild, June Watson, George Taylor, Richard Banks, Tom Coulston, Aaron Neil, Jessica Bastick-Vines, Cecilia Noble, Clare Hammond, Sam McArdle, Giles Cooper, Sam Spruell, Harriet Thorpe Nicholas Hytner Comedy / Drama United Kingdom Link
December 28 02:45 Wild Target ITV2 2010 98 Victor Maynard is a middle-aged, solitary assassin, who lives to please his formidable mother, despite his own peerless reputation for lethal efficiency. His professional routine is interrupted when he finds himself drawn to one of his intended victims, Rose. He spares her life, unexpectedly acquiring in the process a young apprentice, Tony. Believing Victor to be a private detective, his two new companions tag along, while he attempts to thwart the murderous attentions of his unhappy client Bill Nighy, Emily Blunt, Rupert Grint, Rupert Everett, Eileen Atkins, Martin Freeman, Gregor Fisher, Geoff Bell, Rory Kinnear, Duncan Duff, Graham Seed, James O’Donnell, George Rainsford, Alexis Rodney Jonathan Lynn Action / Comedy France / United Kingdom Link
December 28 05:30 Mysterious Island Channel 4 1961 101 During the US Civil War, Union POWs escape in a balloon and end up stranded on a South Pacific island, inhabited by giant plants and animals. They must use their ingenuity to survive the dangers, and to devise a way to return home. Sequel to ‘20,000 Leagues Under the Sea’ . Michael Craig, Joan Greenwood, Michael Callan, Gary Merrill, Herbert Lom, Beth Rogan, Percy Herbert, Dan Jackson Cy Endfield Action / Adventure / Science Fiction United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 29 07:15 Short Circuit 2 Channel 4 1988 110 Robot Johnny Five comes to the city and gets manipulated by criminals who want him for their own purposes. Fisher Stevens, Michael McKean, Cynthia Gibb, Jack Weston, Tim Blaney, Don Lake, Damon D’Oliveira, Robert LaSardo, Gerard Parkes Kenneth Johnson Comedy / Family / Science Fiction / Drama United States of America Link
December 29 07:45 Herbie Goes Bananas BBC Two 1980 110 The adorable little VW helps its owners break up a counterfeiting ring in Mexico. Cloris Leachman, Charles Martin Smith, Stephen W. Burns, Elyssa Davalos, Joaquin Garay, III, Harvey Korman, Richard Jaeckel, Alex Rocco, John Vernon, Fritz Feld, Vito Scotti, Jose Gonzales-Gonzales, Ruben Moreno, Tina Menard, Jorge Luis Moreno Vincent McEveety Fantasy / Comedy / Family / Adventure United States of America Link
December 29 08:45 The Man Who Would Be King RTE One 1975 129 A robust adventure about two British adventurers who take over primitive Kafiristan as “godlike” rulers, meeting a tragic end through their desire for a native girl. Based on a short story by Rudyard Kipling. Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey, Doghmi Larbi, Jack May, Karroom Ben Bouih, Mohammad Shamsi, Albert Moses, Paul Antrim John Huston Adventure / Drama United States of America / United Kingdom Link
December 29 09:00 Turbo BBC One 2013 96 The tale of an ordinary garden snail who dreams of winning the Indy 500. Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Michael Peña, Samuel L. Jackson, Luis Guzmán, Bill Hader, Snoop Dogg, Maya Rudolph, Ben Schwartz, Richard Jenkins, Ken Jeong, Michelle Rodriguez David Soren Animation / Family United States of America Link
December 29 09:00 The NeverEnding Story II RTE 2 1991 89 Once again, Bastian is transported to the world of Fantasia which he recently managed to save from destruction. However, the land is now being destroyed by an evil sorceress, Xayide, so he must join up with Atreyu and face the Emptiness once more. Jonathan Brandis, Kenny Morrison, Clarissa Burt, John Wesley Shipp, Martin Umbach, Alexandra Johnes, Thomas Hill, Helena Michell, Christopher Burton, Patricia Fugger, Birge Schade, Claudio Maniscalco, Andreas Borcherding, Ralf Weikinger, Colin Gilder George T. Miller Drama / Family / Fantasy / Adventure Germany / United States of America Link
December 29 09:00 Paws E4 1997 83 Paws is an independent 1997 Australian family film that was released on 25 September 1997 in Australia and filmed in Sydney, New South Wales. The film stars 15-year-old guitarist Nathan Cavaleri who has adventures with PC Рa talking Jack Russell Terrier (voiced by comedian Billy Connolly). The dog is computer literate and the pair must a stop a valuable disk from falling into bad hands Billy Connolly, Nathan Cavaleri, Emilie Fran̤ois, Joe Petruzzi, Caroline Gillmer, Rachael Blake, Sandy Gore, Freyja Meere, Norman Kaye, Kevin Golsby Karl Zwicky Adventure / Fantasy / Family / Foreign Australia / United Kingdom
December 29 09:25 Free Willy 3: The Rescue UTV 1997 86 Willy the whale is back, this time threatened by illegal whalers making money off sushi. Jesse, now 16, has taken a job on an orca-researching ship, along with old friend Randolph and a sarcastic scientist, Drew. On the whaler’s ship is captain John Wesley and his son, Max, who isn’t really pleased about his father’s job, but doesn’t have the gut to say so. Along the way, Willy reunites with Jesse Jason James Richter, August Schellenberg, Annie Corley, Vincent Berry, Patrick Kilpatrick, Tasha Simms Sam Pillsbury Drama / Family United States of America Link
December 29 10:20 Sink the Bismarck! More4 1960 97 A true WW2 story: the British Navy must find and destroy a powerful German warship.Chronicles the breakout of the Bismarck during the early days of World War Two. Seen both from the point of view of the many naval vessels on both sides and from the central headquarters of the British where the search for the super battleship was controlled. Kenneth More, Dana Wynter, Carl Möhner, Laurence Naismith, Geoffrey Keen, Karel Stepanek, Michael Hordern, Maurice Denham, Michael Goodliffe, Esmond Knight, Jack Watling, Jack Gwillim, Mark Dignam, Ernest Clark , John Horsley, Peter Burton, John Stuart, Walter Hudd Lewis Gilbert Action / Drama / Foreign / History / War United Kingdom Link
December 29 10:50 The Great Muppet Caper Channel 4 1981 95 Kermit and Fozzie are newspaper reporters sent to London to interview Lady Holiday, a wealthy fashion designer whose priceless diamond necklace is stolen. Kermit meets and falls in love with her secretary, Miss Piggy. The jewel thieves strike again, and this time frame Miss Piggy. It’s up to Kermit and Muppets to bring the real culprits to justice. Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Dave Goelz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Charles Grodin, Diana Rigg, John Cleese, Robert Morley, Peter Ustinov, Jack Warden, Susan Backlinie Jim Henson Crime / Family / Comedy United Kingdom Link
December 29 10:50 Looney Tunes: Back in Action ITV2 2003 90 Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are up to their feuding ways again. Tired of playing second fiddle to Bugs, Daffy has decided to leave the Studio for good. He is aided by Warner Bros.’ humor impaired Vice President of Comedy, Kate Houghton, who releases him from his contract and instructs WB security guard/aspiring stunt man DJ Drake to capture and “escort” Daffy off the studio lot. Brendan Fraser, Jenna Elfman, Steve Martin, Timothy Dalton, Heather Locklear, Joan Cusack, Marc Lawrence, Robert Picardo, Ron Perlman, Bill Goldberg, Don Stanton, Dan Stanton, Dick Miller, Roger Corman, Kevin McCarthy, Matthew Lillard, Mary Woronov, Bill McKinney, George Murdock, Vernon Wells, Leo Rossi, Archie Hahn, Allan Graf, Joe Alaskey, Jeff Bennett, Billy West, Eric Goldberg, Casey Kasem, Frank Welker Joe Dante Animation / Comedy / Family Germany / United States of America Link
December 29 10:50 Chicken Run BBC One 2000 84 Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the British chicken farm where they are held, Rocky the american rooster and Ginger the chicken decide to rebel against the evil Mr. and Mrs. Tweedy, the farm’s owners. Rocky and Ginger lead their fellow chickens in a great escape from the murderous farmers and their farm of doom. Mel Gibson, Miranda Richardson, Timothy Spall, Imelda Staunton, Jane Horrocks, Phil Daniels, Lynn Ferguson, Tony Haygarth, Julia Sawalha, Benjamin Whitrow, John Sharian, Jo Allen, Lisa Kay, Laura Strachan Peter Lord, Nick Park Animation / Comedy / Family United Kingdom Link
December 29 11:05 West Side Story Channel 5 1961 152 In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to “own” the neighborhood streets. Tensions are high between the gangs but two kids, one from each rival gang, fall in love leading to tragedy. Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris, Simon Oakland, Ned Glass, William Bramley, Tucker Smith, Susan Oakes, Jose De Vega, Gina Trikonis, Carole D’Andrea, Eliot Feld, Tony Mordente, David Winters, Scooter Teague, Yvonne Othon, John Astin, Penny Santon, Suzie Kaye, Anne Miya, Bert Michaels Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise Music / Crime / Drama United States of America Link
December 29 11:10 Mr Bean’s Holiday UTV 2007 90 Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two reunite. On the way he discovers France, bicycling and true love, among other things. Rowan Atkinson, Max Baldry, Emma de Caunes, Willem Dafoe, Karel Roden, Steve Pemberton, Jean Rochefort, Michel Winogradoff Steve Bendelack Family / Comedy United Kingdom / France / Germany Link
December 29 11:15 A Distant Trumpet BBC Two 1964 117 In 1883, US Cavalry lieutenant Matthew Hazard, newly graduated from West Point, is assigned to isolated Fort Delivery on the Mexican border of Arizona, where he meets commanding officer Teddy Mainwarring’s wife Kitty, whom he later rescues from an Indian attack. Troy Donahue, Suzanne Pleshette, Diane McBain, James Gregory, William Reynolds, Claude Akins, Kent Smith Raoul Walsh Western United States of America Link
December 29 11:15 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules RTE 2 2011 99 Back in middle school after summer vacation, Greg Heffley and his older brother Rodrick must deal with their parents’ misguided attempts to have them bond. Zachary Gordon, Devon Bostick, Rachael Harris, Robert Capron, Steve Zahn, Fran Kranz, Karan Brar, Laine MacNeil, Grayson Russell, Peyton List, Andrew McNee, Teryl Rothery David Bowers Family / Comedy United States of America Link
December 29 12:55 The Net Channel 4 1995 114 Angela Bennett is a freelance software engineer who lives in a world of computer technology. When a cyber friend asks Bennett to debug a CD-ROM game, she discovers a conspiracy that will turn her life upside down. Soon, her records have been erased, and she’s been given a new identity and a police record. Her vacation is ruined as she struggles to determine why she’s been deleted from society. Sandra Bullock, Jeremy Northam, Dennis Miller, Wendy Gazelle, Ken Howard, Diane Baker, Ray McKinnon, Daniel Schorr, L. Scott Caldwell, Robert Gossett, Kristina Krofft, Juan Garcia, Tony Perez, Gene Kirkwood, Christopher Darga, Charles Winkler, Julia Pearlstein, Rick Snyder, Gerald Berns , Tannis Benedict, Vaughn Armstrong, Wren T. Brown, Lynn Blades, Israel Juarbe, Julia Vera, Lewis Dix Jr., Lili Flanders, Adam Winkler, Brian E. Frankish, Wanda-Lee Evans, David Winkler, Andrew Amador Irwin Winkler Crime / Drama / Mystery / Thriller / Action United States of America Link
December 29 13:00 Shark Tale 3e 2004 90 Oscar is a small fish whose big aspirations often get him into trouble. Meanwhile, Lenny is a great white shark with a surprising secret that no sea creature would guess: He’s a vegetarian. When a lie turns Oscar into an improbable hero and Lenny becomes an outcast, the two form an unlikely friendship. Will Smith, Robert De Niro, Renée Zellweger, Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Ziggy Marley, Martin Scorsese, David P. Smith, Doug E. Doug, Michael Imperioli, Vincent Pastore, Peter Falk, Katie Couric, Frank Vincent, Missy Elliott, Christina Aguilera Bibo Bergeron, Vicky Jenson, Rob Letterman Animation / Action / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 29 13:10 Hidalgo BBC Two 2004 136 Set in 1890, this is the story of a Pony Express courier who travels to Arabia to compete with his horse, Hidalgo, in a dangerous race for a massive contest prize, in an adventure that sends the pair around the world… Viggo Mortensen, Zuleikha Robinson, Omar Sharif, Adam Alexi-Malle, Louise Lombard, Silas Carson, Harsh Nayyar, C. Thomas Howell, J.K. Simmons, Adoni Maropis, Joshua Wolf Coleman, Saïd Taghmaoui, Victor Talmadge, Peter Mensah, Franky Mwangi, Floyd Red Crow Westerman Joe Johnston Western / Adventure United States of America / Morocco Link
December 29 13:15 Peter Pan UTV 2003 113 In stifling Edwardian London, Wendy Darling mesmerizes her brothers every night with bedtime tales of swordplay, swashbuckling and the fearsome Captain Hook. But the children become the heroes of an even greater story, when Peter Pan flies into their nursery one night and leads them over moonlit rooftops through a galaxy of stars and to the lush jungles of Neverland. Jeremy Sumpter, Jason Isaacs, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Richard Briers, Olivia Williams, Ludivine Sagnier, Harry Newell, Freddie Popplewell, Lynn Redgrave, Mathew Waters, George MacKay P.J. Hogan Adventure / Fantasy / Family United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 29 13:40 Grumpy Old Men RTE One 1993 103 For decades, next-door neighbors and former friends John and Max have feuded, trading insults and wicked pranks. When an attractive widow moves in nearby, their bad blood erupts into a high-stakes rivalry full of naughty jokes and adolescent hijinks. Will this love triangle destroy the two old grumps? Or will the geriatric odd couple overcome their differences and rediscover their friendship? Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith, Daryl Hannah, Kevin Pollak, Ossie Davis, Buck Henry, Christopher McDonald, John Carroll Lynch Donald Petrie Comedy / Family / Romance United States of America Link
December 29 13:55 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade BBC One 1989 127 When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must team up with Marcus Brody, Sallah, and Elsa Schneider to follow in his father’s footsteps and stop the Nazis from recovering the power of eternal life. Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Denholm Elliott, Alison Doody, John Rhys-Davies, Julian Glover, River Phoenix, Michael Byrne, Kevork Malikyan, Robert Eddison, Richard Young, Alexei Sayle, Paul Maxwell, Isla Blair, Vernon Dobtcheff, Alex Hyde-White, J. J. Hardy, Bradley Gregg, Jeff O’Haco, Vince Deadrick Sr., Marc Miles, Ted Grossman, Tim Hiser, Larry Sanders, Will Miles, David Murray, Frederick Jaeger, Jerry Harte, Billy J. Mitchell, Martin Gordon, Paul Humpoletz, Tom Branch, Graeme Crowther, Luke Hanson, Chris Jenkinson, Nicola Scott, Louis Sheldon, Stefan Kalipha, Peter Pacey, Pat Roach, Suzanne Roquette, Eugene Lipinski, George Malpas, Julie Eccles, Nina Armstrong, Ronald Lacey, Nick Gillard, Derek Lyons, Lee Richards, Michael Sheard, Tip Tipping Steven Spielberg Adventure / Action United States of America Link
December 29 14:10 The Family Man Channel 5 2000 125 Jack’s lavish, fast-paced lifestyle changes one Christmas night when he stumbles into a grocery store holdup and disarms the gunman. The next morning he wakes up in bed lying next to Kate, his college sweetheart he left in order to pursue his career, and to the horrifying discovery that his former life no longer exists. As he stumbles through this alternate suburban universe, Jack finds himself at a crossroad where he must choose between his high-power career and the woman he loves. Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni, Don Cheadle, Saul Rubinek, Amber Valletta, Makenzie Vega, Ryan Milkovich, Jake Milkovich, Lisa Thornhill, Jeremy Piven, Christopher Breslin Brett Ratner Comedy / Drama / Romance / Fantasy United States of America
December 29 15:00 Over the Hedge TV3 2006 83 A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating…and learns a lesson about family himself. Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell, Wanda Sykes, William Shatner, Nick Nolte, Thomas Haden Church, Allison Janney, Eugene Levy, Catherine O’Hara, Avril Lavigne, Omid Djalili, Sami Kirkpatrick, Shane Baumel, Madison Davenport, Ariel Winter, Jessie Flower Tim Johnson, Karey Kirkpatrick Comedy / Animation / Family United States of America Link
December 29 15:30 GoldenEye RTE 2 1995 130 James Bond must unmask the mysterious head of the Janus Syndicate and prevent the leader from utilizing the GoldenEye weapons system to inflict devastating revenge on Britain. Pierce Brosnan, Sean Bean, Izabella Scorupco, Famke Janssen, Joe Don Baker, Judi Dench, Gottfried John, Robbie Coltrane, Alan Cumming, Tchéky Karyo, Desmond Llewelyn, Samantha Bond, Michael Kitchen, Serena Gordon, Simon Kunz, Billy J. Mitchell, Constantine Gregory, Minnie Driver, Michelle Arthur, Ravil Isyanov Martin Campbell Adventure / Action / Thriller France / Monaco / Puerto Rico / Russia / Switzerland / United Kingdom Link
December 29 15:35 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade RTE One 1989 127 When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must team up with Marcus Brody, Sallah, and Elsa Schneider to follow in his father’s footsteps and stop the Nazis from recovering the power of eternal life. Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Denholm Elliott, Alison Doody, John Rhys-Davies, Julian Glover, River Phoenix, Michael Byrne, Kevork Malikyan, Robert Eddison, Richard Young, Alexei Sayle, Paul Maxwell, Isla Blair, Vernon Dobtcheff, Alex Hyde-White, J. J. Hardy, Bradley Gregg, Jeff O’Haco, Vince Deadrick Sr., Marc Miles, Ted Grossman, Tim Hiser, Larry Sanders, Will Miles, David Murray, Frederick Jaeger, Jerry Harte, Billy J. Mitchell, Martin Gordon, Paul Humpoletz, Tom Branch, Graeme Crowther, Luke Hanson, Chris Jenkinson, Nicola Scott, Louis Sheldon, Stefan Kalipha, Peter Pacey, Pat Roach, Suzanne Roquette, Eugene Lipinski, George Malpas, Julie Eccles, Nina Armstrong, Ronald Lacey, Nick Gillard, Derek Lyons, Lee Richards, Michael Sheard, Tip Tipping Steven Spielberg Adventure / Action United States of America Link
December 29 16:20 Shrek the Third BBC One 2007 93 The King of Far Far Away has died and Shrek and Fiona are to become King & Queen. However, Shrek wants to return to his cozy swamp and live in peace and quiet, so when he finds out there is another heir to the throne, they set of to bring him back to rule the kingdom. Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Julie Andrews, Antonio Banderas, John Cleese, Rupert Everett, Eric Idle, Amy Sedaris, Justin Timberlake, David P. Smith Chris Miller, Raman Hui Fantasy / Adventure / Animation / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 29 16:30 Serendipity Channel 5 2001 90 Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. But to give true love a chance, they have to find one another again. John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale, Jeremy Piven, Bridget Moynahan, Eugene Levy, Lilli Lavine, Michael Guarino Jr., Abdul Alshawish, Stephen Bruce, David Sparrow, Ann Talman, Crystal Bock, Kate Blumberg, Gary Gerbrandt, Ron Payne, Marcia Bennett, Molly Shannon Peter Chelsom Comedy / Romance United States of America Link
December 29 16:50 East of Eden TG4 1955 115 In the Salinas Valley, in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother Aron for the love of their father Adam. Cal is frustrated at every turn, from his reaction to the war, to how to get ahead in business and in life, to how to relate to estranged mother. James Dean, Julie Harris, Raymond Massey, Richard Davalos, Jo Van Fleet, Burl Ives, Albert Dekker, Lois Smith, Harold Gordon, Nick Dennis, Timothy Carey, Abdullah Abbas, Frank Baker, Scott Seaton, Barbara Baxley, John Beradino, Joe Brooks, Jack Carr, Wheaton Chambers, Roger Creed, Joe Dougherty, Franklyn Farnum, Al Ferguson, Robert Gardett, Chief Leonard George, John George, Effie Laird, Billy Mahan, Rose Plumer, Lillian West, Chalky Williams, Lonny Chapman, Edward Clark, Harry Cording, Lester Dorr, Cliff Fields, Gail Kobe, Frank Mazzola, Ken Miller, Patricia Prest, Mickey Roth, Robert Foulk, Richard Garrick, John Halloran, Charles Anthony Hughes, Hal Taggart, Jonathan Haze, Ramsay Hill, Earle Hodgins, Lou Marcelle, Edward McNally, Gil Perkins, William ‘Bill’ Phillips, Julian Rivero, Henry Rowland, Charles Sherlock, Mario Siletti, Sailor Vincent, Max Wagner, Sam Harris, Ralph Moratz, Sid Troy, Tex Holden Elia Kazan Drama United States of America Link
December 29 17:55 Happy Feet ITV2 2006 108 Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce! Lombardo Boyar, Robin Williams, Johnny A. Sanchez, Carlos Alazraqui, Jeffrey Garcia, Elijah Wood, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Hugo Weaving, E.G. Daily, Magda Szubanski, Miriam Margolyes, Cesar Flores, Anthony LaPaglia, Fat Joe, Alyssa Shafer, Danny Mann, Mark Klastorin, Michael Cornacchia, Chris Edgerly George Miller Music / Animation / Comedy / Family Australia / United States of America Link
December 29 19:00 Men in Black 3e 1997 98 Men in Black follows the exploits of agents Kay and Jay, members of a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth. The two Men in Black find themselves in the middle of the deadly plot by an intergalactic terrorist who has arrived on Earth to assassinate two ambassadors from opposing galaxies. In order to prevent worlds from colliding, the MiB must track down the terrorist and prevent the destruction of Earth. It’s just another typical day for the Men in Black. Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, Vincent D’Onofrio, Rip Torn, Tony Shalhoub, Mike Nussbaum, Jon Gries, Sergio Calderón, Carel Struycken, Fredric Lehne, Richard Hamilton, Kent Faulcon, Siobhan Fallon, John Alexander, Keith Campbell Barry Sonnenfeld Action / Adventure / Comedy / Science Fiction United States of America Link
December 29 19:30 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince UTV 2009 153 As Harry Potter begins his sixth year at Hogwarts, he discovers an old book marked as “the property of the Half-Blood Prince” and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort’s dark past… Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Tom Felton, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Robbie Coltrane, Michael Gambon, Maggie Smith, Alan Rickman, Matthew Lewis, Evanna Lynch, Katie Leung, Dave Legeno, Geraldine Somerville, Bonnie Wright, Helena Bonham Carter, Helen McCrory, Timothy Spall, Oliver Phelps, James Phelps, Freddie Stroma, Warwick Davis, David Bradley, David Thewlis, Natalia Tena, Mark Williams, Frank Dillane, Hero Fiennes-Tiffin, Gemma Jones, Afshan Azad, Shefali Chowdhury, Georgina Leonidas, Devon Murray, Anna Shaffer, Josh Herdman, Jamie Waylett, Scarlett Byrne, Jessie Cave, Louis Cordice, Alfie Enoch, Elarica Gallacher David Yates Adventure / Fantasy / Family United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 29 20:00 Quantum of Solace ITV2 2008 106 Quantum of Solace continues the adventures of James Bond after Casino Royale. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M interrogate Mr. White, who reveals that the organization that blackmailed Vesper is far more complex and dangerous than anyone had imagined. Daniel Craig, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric, Judi Dench, Giancarlo Giannini, Gemma Arterton, Jeffrey Wright, David Harbour, Jesper Christensen, Anatole Taubman, Rory Kinnear, Tim Pigott-Smith, Joaquín Cosio, Glenn Foster, Paul Ritter, Stana Katic, Lucrezia Lante della Rovere, Neil Jackson, Oona Chaplin, Rachel McDowall, Gustavo Nanez, Mark Wakeling, Sarah Hadland, David Decio, Aaron King, Alexandra Prusa, Brandon Jovanovich, Alexandre Krawetz, Fernando Guillén Cuervo, Jesús Ochoa, Simon Kassianides, Brendan O’Hea Marc Forster Adventure / Action / Thriller / Crime United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 29 20:00 Ice Age: Continental Drift E4 2012 88 Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world. John Leguizamo, Ray Romano, Chris Wedge, Denis Leary, Seann William Scott, Jennifer Lopez, Queen Latifah, Peter Dinklage, Nick Frost, Josh Gad, Nicki Minaj, Heather Morris, Wanda Sykes, Alan Tudyk, Rebel Wilson, Aziz Ansari, Joy Behar, Christopher Campbell, Jason Harris, Keke Palmer, Karen Disher, Josh Peck, Drake, Alain Chabat, Kunal Nayyar, Lucas Leguizamo, Allegra Leguizamo Steve Martino, Mike Thurmeier Animation / Comedy / Adventure / Family United States of America Link
December 29 22:00 Last Holiday TV3 2006 112 After she’s diagnosed with a terminal illness, a shy woman decides to take a European vacation. Queen Latifah, LL Cool J, Timothy Hutton, Giancarlo Esposito, Alicia Witt, Gérard Depardieu, Jane Adams Wayne Wang Adventure / Comedy / Drama United States of America Link
December 29 22:15 Jimmy’s Hall TG4 2014 106 In the 1930s political activist Jimmy Gralton is deported from Ireland during the ‘Red Scare’. Barry Ward, Simone Kirby, Jim Norton, Andrew Scott, Brían F. O’Byrne, Francis Magee, Karl Geary, Shane Cullen, Paul Fox, Sorcha Fox, Aisling Franciosi, Denise Gough, Aileen Henry, Seamus Hughes, Martin Lucey, Chris MacManus, Mikel Murfi, Shane O’Brien, Chelsea O’Connor, John O’Dowd, Donal O’Kelly, Rebecca O’Mara, Seán T. Ó Meallaigh, Stella McGirl, John Cronogue, Michael Sheridan, Diane Parkes, Padraig Fallon, Anna Crossley, Róisín Judge, John McCarrick, Hugh Gallagher, Colm Gormley, John Colleary, Joe Lafferty, Tom Colsh, Conor McDermottroe Ken Loach History / Drama France / Ireland / United Kingdom Link
December 29 22:45 Jaws UTV 1975 124 An insatiable great white shark terrorizes the townspeople of Amity Island, The police chief, an oceanographer and a grizzled shark hunter seek to destroy the bloodthirsty beast. Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Carl Gottlieb, Jeffrey Kramer, Susan Backlinie, Jonathan Filley, Chris Rebello, Jay Mello, Lee Fierro, Jeffrey Voorhees, Craig Kingsbury, Robert Nevin, Ted Grossman, Peter Benchley, Dorothy Fielding, Steven Spielberg, Denise Cheshire, Fritzi Jane Courtney, David Engelbach, Belle McDonald, Joseph Oliveira, Beverly Powers, Ayn Ruymen, Christopher Sands, Rex Trailer Steven Spielberg Horror / Thriller / Adventure United States of America Link
December 29 00:00 Pineapple Express Comedy Central 2008 111 A stoner and his dealer are forced to go on the run from the police after the pothead witnesses a cop commit a murder. Seth Rogen, James Franco, Danny McBride, Gary Cole, Rosie Perez, Amber Heard, Adam Crosby, Dana Lee, Brian Scannell, Craig Robinson, Ed Begley Jr., Nora Dunn, Joe Lo Truglio, Arthur Napiontek, Cleo King, Bill Hader, James Remar, Ken Jeong, Bobby Lee, Connie Sawyer, David McDivitt, Mae LaBorde, John Robert Tramutola, Andrew Heald, Jeannetta Arnette, Jonathan Spencer, Howard S. Lefstein, Robert Longstreet, Kendall Carly Browne, Omar Leyva, Sam Carson, Jack Kehler, Peter Lewis, Steve Bannos, Eddie Rouse, Brian Scannell, Troy Gentile, Jourdan Lee David Gordon Green Action / Comedy United States of America Link
December 29 00:15 The Full Monty RTE One 1997 91 Sheffield, England. Gaz, a jobless steelworker in need of quick cash persuades his mates to bare it all in a one-night-only strip show. Robert Carlyle, Mark Addy, William Snape, Steve Huison, Tom Wilkinson, Paul Barber, Hugo Speer, Lesley Sharp, Emily Woof, Deirdre Costello, Paul Butterworth, Dave Hill, Bruce Jones, Andrew Livingston, Vinny Dhillon, Kate Layden, Joanna Swain, Kate Rutter, June Broughton, Glenn Cunningham, Chris Brailsford, Steve Garti, Malcolm Pitt, Dennis Blanch, Daryl Fishwick, David Lonsdale, Muriel Hunt, Fiona Watts, Theresa Maduemezia, Fiona Nelson Peter Cattaneo Comedy United Kingdom Link
December 29 00:20 Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Man TG4 2006 98 Poet, singer / songwriter and ladies man Leonard Cohen is interviewed in his home about his life and times. The interview is interspersed with archive photos and exuberant praise and live perfomances from an eclectic mix of musicians, including: Jarvis Cocker, Rufus & Martha Wainwright, Teddy Thompson, Antony Hegarty, The Handsome Family and U2’s Bono and The Edge. Leonard Cohen, Martha Wainwright, Rufus Wainwright, Beth Orton, Jarvis Cocker, Bono, The Edge, Nick Cave Lian Lunson Documentary United States of America
December 29 00:20 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull BBC One 2008 122 During the Cold War, Soviet agents watch Professor Henry Jones when a young man brings him a coded message from an aged, demented colleague, Henry Oxley. Led by the brilliant Irina Spalko, the Soviets tail Jones and the young man, Mutt, to Peru. With Oxley’s code, they find a legendary skull made of a single piece of quartz. If Jones can deliver the skull to its rightful place, all may be well; but if Irina takes it to its origin, she’ll gain powers that could endanger the West. Aging professor and young buck join forces with a woman from Jones’s past to face the dangers of the jungle, Russia, and the supernatural. Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Shia LaBeouf, Ray Winstone, Karen Allen, John Hurt, Jim Broadbent, Andrew Divoff, Igor Jijikine, Pavel Lychnikoff, Alan Dale, Ernie Reyes, Jr., Dimitri Diatchenko, Ilia Volok, Emmanuel Todorov, Venya Manzyuk, Joel Stoffer, Neil Flynn, V.J. Foster, Chet Hanks, Brian Knutson, Dean Grimes, Sasha Spielberg, Nicole Luther, Sophia Stewart, Chris Todd, Dennis Nusbaum, T. Ryan Mooney, Audi Resendez, Helena Barrett, Carlos Linares, Gustavo Hernandez, Maria Luisa Minelli, Nito Larioza, Jon Valera, Kevin Collins, Robert Baker, Steven A. Miller Steven Spielberg Adventure / Action United States of America Link
December 29 00:30 Taxi Driver RTE 2 1976 113 Robert De Niro stars as Travis Bickle in this oppressive psychodrama about a Vietnam veteran who rebels against the decadence and immorality of big city life in New York while working the nightshift as a taxi driver. Robert De Niro, Cybill Shepherd, Harvey Keitel, Jodie Foster, Peter Boyle, Leonard Harris, Albert Brooks, Diahnne Abbott, Gino Ardito, Martin Scorsese, Murray Moston, Richard Higgs, Bill Minkin, Bob Maroff, Victor Argo, Joe Spinell, Frank Adu, Brenda Dickson, Norman Matlock, Harry Northup, Harlan Cary Poe, Steven Prince, Peter Savage, Nicholas Shields, Ralph S. Singleton, Annie Gagen, Carson Grant, Mary-Pat Green, Debbi Morgan, Don Stroud Martin Scorsese Crime / Drama United States of America Link
December 29 01:00 The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest Channel 4 2009 147 After taking a bullet to the head, Salander is under close supervision in a hospital and is set to face trial for attempted murder on her eventual release. With the help of journalist Mikael Blomkvist and his researchers at Millennium magazine, Salander must prove her innocence. In doing this she plays against powerful enemies and her own past. Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre, Annika Hallin, Jacob Ericksson, Sofia Ledarp, Anders Ahlbom, Micke Spreitz, Georgi Staykov, Mirja Turestedt, Hans Alfredson, Lennart Hjulström, Niklas Hjulström, Johan Kylén, Tanja Lorentzon, Magnus Krepper, Michalis Koutsogiannakis, Jacob Nordenson, Peter Andersson, Tomas Köhler, Per Oscarsson, Rolf Degerlund Daniel Alfredson Action / Thriller / Crime / Mystery Sweden Link
December 29 01:15 Universal Soldier: The Return TV3 1999 82 Luc Deveraux, the heroic former Universal Soldier, is about to be thrown into action once again. When Seth (Michael Jai White), the supercomputer controlled ultra-warrior, decides to take revenge and destroy its creators, only Luc can stop it. All hell breaks loose as Luc battles Seth and a deadly team of perfect soldiers in a struggle that pits man against machine and good against evil. Jean-Claude Van Damme, Kiana Tom, Bill Goldberg, Michael Jai White, Heidi Schanz, Xander Berkeley, Justin Lazard, Daniel von Bargen, James Black, Karis Paige Bryant, Brent Hinkley, Brent Anderson Mic Rodgers Action / Science Fiction United States of America Link
December 29 01:55 Silverado RTE One 1985 127 A misfit bunch of friends come together to right the injustices that exist in a small town. Kevin Kline, Scott Glenn, Kevin Costner, Danny Glover, John Cleese, Marvin J. McIntyre, Brad Williams, Sheb Wooley, Jon Kasdan, Todd Allen, Kenny Call, Bill Thurman, Meg Kasdan, Dick Durock, Gene Hartline, Autry Ward, Jake Kasdan, Rosanna Arquette, Rusty Meyers, Zeke Davidson, Lois Geary, James Gammon, Troy Ward, Roy McAdams, Brian Dennehy, Linda Hunt, Jeff Goldblum, Ray Baker, Joe Seneca, Lynn Whitfield, Jeff Fahey, Patricia Gaul, Amanda Wyss, Earl Hindman, Thomas Wilson Brown, Jim Haynie, Richard Jenkins Lawrence Kasdan Action / Crime / Drama / Western United States of America
December 29 02:35 Bachelorette ITV2 2012 87 Three friends are asked to be bridesmaids at a wedding of a woman they used to ridicule back in high school. Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan, James Marsden, Kyle Bornheimer, Rebel Wilson, Adam Scott, Ann Dowd, Hayes MacArthur, Ella Rae Peck, Andrew Rannells Leslye Headland Comedy / Romance United States of America Link
December 29 05:00 It Came from Beneath the Sea Channel 4 1955 79 A Giant Octopus, whose feeding habits have been affected by radiation from H-Bomb tests, rises from the Mindanao Deep to terrorize the California Coast. Kenneth Tobey, Faith Domergue, Donald Curtis, Ian Keith, Dean Maddox Jr., Chuck Griffiths, Harry Lauter, Richard W. Peterson Robert Gordon Horror / Science Fiction United States of America Link
December 30 06:20 The Parent Trap Channel 4 1961 129 Hayley Mills plays twins who, unknown to their divorced parents, meet at a summer camp. Products of single parent households, they switch places (surprise!) so as to meet the parent they never knew, and then contrive to reunite them. Hayley Mills, Maureen O’Hara, Brian Keith, Charles Ruggles, Una Merkel, Leo G. Carroll, Joanna Barnes, Cathleen Nesbitt, Ruth McDevitt, Crahan Denton, Linda Watkins, Nancy Kulp, Frank De Vol, John Mills David Swift Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 30 07:00 Finding Vivian Maier Sky Arts 2013 83 Vivian Maier’s photos were seemingly destined for obscurity, lost among the clutter of the countless objects she’d collected throughout her life. Instead these images have shaken the world of street photography and irrevocably changed the life of the man who brought them to the public eye. This film brings to life the interesting turns and travails of the improbable saga of John Maloof’s discovery of Vivian Maier, unravelling this mysterious tale through her documentary films, photographs, odd collections and personal accounts from the people that knew her. What started as a blog to show her work quickly became a viral sensation in the photography world. Photos destined for the trash heap now line gallery exhibitions, a forthcoming book and this documentary film. John Maloof, Charlie Siskel Documentary United States of America Link
December 30 07:25 Quo Vadis RTE One 1951 171 Set against the back drop of Rome in crisis, General Marcus Vinicius returns to the city from the battle fields and falls in love with a Christian woman, Lygia. Caught in the grip of insanity, Nero’s atrocities become more extreme and he burns Rome, laying the blame on the Christians. Vinicius races to save Lygia from the wrath of Nero as the empire of Rome collapses around them. Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn, Peter Ustinov, Patricia Laffan, Finlay Currie, Abraham Sofaer, Marina Berti, Buddy Baer, Felix Aylmer, Nora Swinburne, Ralph Truman, Norman Wooland, Peter Miles, Geoffrey Dunn, Nicholas Hannen, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Rosalie Crutchley, John Ruddock, Elspeth March, Strelsa Brown, Alfredo Varelli, William Tubbs, Pietro Tordi, Adriano Ambrogi, Alfred Baillou, Anna Arena, Scott R. Beal, John Binns, Carlo Borelli, Leslie Bradley, Alfred Brown, Frank Colson, Adrienne Corri, David Craig, Liana Del Balzo, Jack Del Rio, Lia Di Leo, Franco Fantasia, Al Ferguson, Enzo Fiermonte, Enrico Formichi, Dino Galvani, Richard Garrick, Jack George, Joanna Griffiths, Robin Hughes, Philip Kieffer, Philip Kieffer, Sophia Loren, Giovanni Lovatelli, Helena Makowska, Michael Mark, Clelia Matania, Richard McNamara, Harriet Medin, Dario Michaelis, Ernesto Molinari, John Myhers, Anna Maria Padoan, Louis Payne, Walter Pidgeon, Aldo Pini, Alberto Plebani, Kenneth W. Richardson, Alfredo Rizzo, Leonardo Scavino, Alessandro Serbaroli, Elizabeth Taylor, Scilla Vannucci, Maria Zanoli, Harry J. Vejar, Dianora Veiga, Giuseppe Varni, Carlo Tricoli Mervyn LeRoy, Anthony Mann Drama / History / Romance United States of America Link
December 30 08:25 Short Circuit BBC Two 1986 98 After a lightning bolt zaps a robot named Number 5, the lovable machine starts to think he’s human and escapes the lab. Hot on his trail is his designer, Newton, who hopes to get to Number 5 before the military does. In the meantime, a spunky animal lover mistakes the robot for an alien and takes him in, teaching her new guest about life on Earth. Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton, G. W. Bailey, Brian McNamara, Tim Blaney, Marvin J. McIntyre, John Garber, Penny Santon John Badham Comedy / Family / Science Fiction United States of America Link
December 30 09:00 Moshi Monsters: The Movie E4 2013 81 Join Katsuma, Poppet, Mr. Snoodle, and the other Moshi Monters in an action-packed, song-filled race against time! Together they must stop evil Dr. Strangeglove and his incompetent Glump sidekick Fishlips from pulverising the recently discovered Great Moshling Egg. Keith Wickham, Tom Clarke Hill, Emma Tate, Boris Hiestand, Phillipa Alexander, Steve Cleverly Wip Vernooij, Morgan Francis Animation / Family United Kingdom Link
December 30 09:00 An American Tail RTE 2 1986 80 A young mouse named Fievel and his family decide to migrate to America, a “land without cats,” at the turn of the 20th century. But somehow, Fievel ends up in the New World alone and must fend off not only the felines he never thought he’d have to deal with again but also the loneliness of being away from home. Phillip Glasser, Dom DeLuise, Nehemiah Persoff, Erica Yohn, Amy Green, John P. Finnegan, Pat Musick, Madeline Kahn, Will Ryan, Christopher Plummer, Neil Ross Don Bluth Drama / Family / Animation / Adventure United States of America Link
December 30 09:00 SharkTale BBC One 2004 90 Oscar is a small fish whose big aspirations often get him into trouble. Meanwhile, Lenny is a great white shark with a surprising secret that no sea creature would guess: He’s a vegetarian. When a lie turns Oscar into an improbable hero and Lenny becomes an outcast, the two form an unlikely friendship. Will Smith, Robert De Niro, Renée Zellweger, Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Ziggy Marley, Martin Scorsese, David P. Smith, Doug E. Doug, Michael Imperioli, Vincent Pastore, Peter Falk, Katie Couric, Frank Vincent, Missy Elliott, Christina Aguilera Bibo Bergeron, Vicky Jenson, Rob Letterman Animation / Action / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 30 09:25 Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore UTV 2010 82 The ongoing war between the canine and feline species is put on hold when they join forces to thwart a rogue cat spy with her own sinister plans for conquest. James Marsden, Nick Nolte, Christina Applegate, Bette Midler, Pascale Hutton, Katt Williams, Neil Patrick Harris, Sean Hayes, Wallace Shawn, Roger Moore, Joe Pantoliano, Michael Clarke Duncan, Chris O’Donnell, Jack McBrayer, Fred Armisen, Kiernan Shipka, Paul Rodríguez, J.K. Simmons Brad Peyton Comedy / Family United States of America / Australia Link
December 30 09:35 A League of Their Own Channel 4 1992 128 Small-town sisters Dottie and Kit join an all-female baseball league formed after World War II brings pro baseball to a standstill. When their team hits the road with its drunken coach, the siblings find troubles and triumphs on and off the field. Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Madonna, Lori Petty, Jon Lovitz, David Strathairn, Garry Marshall, Bill Pullman, Megan Cavanagh, Rosie O’Donnell, Tracy Reiner, Bitty Schram, Don S. Davis, Renée Coleman, Ann Cusack, Eddie Jones, Freddie Simpson, Anne Ramsay, Robin Knight, Patti Pelton, Kelli Simpkins, Neezer Tarleton, Téa Leoni, David Lander, Joey Slotnick, Mark Holton, Janet Jones Penny Marshall Comedy / Drama / Family United States of America Link
December 30 10:00 Yogi Bear TG4 2010 80 Jellystone Park has been losing business, so greedy Mayor Brown decides to shut it down and sell the land. That means families will no longer be able to experience the natural beauty of the outdoors — and, even worse, Yogi and Boo Boo will be tossed out of the only home they’ve ever known. Faced with his biggest challenge ever, Yogi must prove that he really is “smarter than the average bear” as he and Boo Boo join forces with their old nemesis Ranger Smith to find a way to save Jellystone Park from closing forever. Dan Aykroyd, Justin Timberlake, Anna Faris, Tom Cavanagh, Christine Taylor, T.J. Miller, Nate Corddry, Andrew Daly, David Stott, Greg Johnson, Patricia Aldersley, Tim McLachlan, Vernon Hayden, Dean Knowsley Eric Brevig Comedy / Family / Animation / Adventure United States of America / New Zealand Link
December 30 10:00 The Man Who Knew Too Much More4 1956 120 A widescreen, Technicolor remake of Hitchcock’s own 1934 film of the same title starring James Stewart and Doris Day. A couple vacationing in Morocco with their son accidentally stumble upon an assassination plot. When their son is kidnapped to ensure their silence, they have to take matters into their own hands to save him. James Stewart, Doris Day, Brenda De Banzie, Bernard Miles, Alan Mowbray, Hillary Brooke, Christopher Olsen, Daniel Gélin, Reggie Nalder, Bernard Herrmann, Carolyn Jones, Alix Talton, Richard Wattis, Ralph Truman, Mogens Wieth, Noel Willman, Yves Brainville, Patrick Aherne, Frank Albertson, Frank Atkinson, John Barrard, Mayne Lynton, Clifford Buckton, Walter Bacon, Lovyss Bradley, Nora Bush, Ann Kunde, Jean Ransome, Albert Carrier, Louis Mercier, Anthony Warde, Frank Baker, Oliver Cross, Sam Harris, Jimmie Horan, Carl M. Leviness, Lee Miller, Arthur Tovey, Harry Fine, Alex Frazer, Wolf Frees, Richard Marner, Milton Frome, Walter Gotell, Leo Gordon, Bernard Herrmann, Alfred Hitchcock, Gladys Holland, George Howe, Richard Wordsworth, Eumenio Blanco, Allen Jaffe, Lou Krugman, Harold Kasket, Barry Keegan, Lloyd Lamble, Lewis Martin, Ralph Neff, John O’Malley, Eric Snowden, Patrick Whyte, Alma Taylor, Guy Verney, Peter Williams Alfred Hitchcock Adventure / Crime / Drama / Mystery / Thriller United States of America Link
December 30 10:50 Inspector Gadget ITV2 1999 78 John Brown is a bumbling but well-intentioned security guard who is badly injured in an explosion planned by an evil mastermind. He is taken to a laboratory, where Brenda, a leading robotics surgeon, replaces his damaged limbs with state-of-the-art gadgets and tools. Named “Inspector Gadget” by the press, John — along with his niece, Penny, and her trusty dog, Brain — uses his new powers to discover who was behind the explosion. Matthew Broderick, Rupert Everett, Joely Fisher, Michelle Trachtenberg, Andy Dick, Cheri Oteri, Mike Hagerty, Dabney Coleman, D. L. Hughley, Rene Auberjonois, Frances Bay, Mr. T, Richard Kiel, Richard Lee-Sung, Bobby Bell David Kellogg Action / Adventure / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 30 10:50 Flushed Away BBC One 2006 85 London high-society mouse, Roddy is flushed down the toilet by Sid, a common sewer rat. Hang on for a madcap adventure deep in the sewer bowels of Ratropolis, where Roddy meets the resourceful Rita, the rodent-hating Toad and his faithful thugs, Spike and Whitey. Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, Ian McKellen, Jean Reno, Bill Nighy, Andy Serkis, Shane Richie, Kathy Burke, David Suchet, Miriam Margolyes, Rachel Rawlinson, Susan Duerden, Miles Richardson, John Motson, Douglas Weston David Bowers, Sam Fell Adventure / Animation / Comedy / Family United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 30 10:55 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels UTV 1988 110 Two con men try to settle their rivalry by betting on who can swindle a young American heiress out of $50,000 first. Steve Martin, Michael Caine, Glenne Headly, Anton Rodgers, Barbara Harris, Ian McDiarmid, Dana Ivey, Meagen Fay, Georges Gerrard Baffos, Cheryl Pay, Frances Conroy, Nicole Calfan, Lolly Susi, Valerie Beaufils, Xavier Maly, Louis Zorich, André Penvern, Hepburn Graham, Rupert Holliday-Evans, Nathalie Auffret, Aïna Walle Frank Oz Crime / Comedy United States of America Link
December 30 11:35 Heck’s Way Home RTE 2 1995 94 After getting lost the day his family travels 2,000 miles in preparation for a move to Australia, this clever, loyal, ‘map reading’ dog begins an amazing cross-country journey to find them. Alan Arkin, Chris Sigurdson, Michaelin Scott, Michael Riley Michael J.F. Scott Adventure Canada Link
December 30 12:00 84 Charing Cross Road BBC Two 1987 100 When a humorous script-reader in her New York apartment sees an ad in the Saturday Review of Literature for a bookstore in London that does mail order, she begins a very special correspondence and friendship with Frank Doel, the bookseller who works at Marks & Co., 84 Charing Cross Road. Anne Bancroft, Anthony Hopkins, Judi Dench, Jean De Baer, Maurice Denham, Eleanor David, Mercedes Ruehl, Daniel Gerroll, Wendy Morgan, Ian McNeice David Hugh Jones Drama / Romance United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 30 12:05 Cutthroat Island Channel 4 1995 119 Morgan Adams and her slave, William Shaw, are on a quest to recover the three portions of a treasure map. Unfortunately, the final portion is held by her murderous uncle, Dawg. Her crew is skeptical of her leadership abilities, so she must complete her quest before they mutiny against her. This is made yet more difficult by the efforts of the British crown to end her pirate raids. Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, Frank Langella, Maury Chaykin, Patrick Malahide, Stan Shaw, Rex Linn, Paul Dillon Renny Harlin Action / Adventure France / Germany / Italy / United States of America Link
December 30 13:00 Men in Black 3e 1997 98 Men in Black follows the exploits of agents Kay and Jay, members of a top-secret organization established to monitor and police alien activity on Earth. The two Men in Black find themselves in the middle of the deadly plot by an intergalactic terrorist who has arrived on Earth to assassinate two ambassadors from opposing galaxies. In order to prevent worlds from colliding, the MiB must track down the terrorist and prevent the destruction of Earth. It’s just another typical day for the Men in Black. Tommy Lee Jones, Will Smith, Linda Fiorentino, Vincent D’Onofrio, Rip Torn, Tony Shalhoub, Mike Nussbaum, Jon Gries, Sergio Calderón, Carel Struycken, Fredric Lehne, Richard Hamilton, Kent Faulcon, Siobhan Fallon, John Alexander, Keith Campbell Barry Sonnenfeld Action / Adventure / Comedy / Science Fiction United States of America Link
December 30 13:10 Young Cassidy TG4 1965 110 Dublin playwright Sean O’Casey (Rod Taylor) loves a librarian (Maggie Smith), sleeps with a chorus girl (Julie Christie) and meets Yeats. Rod Taylor, Julie Christie, Maggie Smith, Michael Redgrave, Edith Evans, Flora Robson, Jack MacGowran, Siân Phillips, T. P. McKenna Jack Cardiff, John Ford Drama United Kingdom Link
December 30 13:10 The Dam Busters UTV 1955 124 Adapted by R.C. Sherriff from Guy Gibson’s book Enemy Coast Ahead, The Dam Busters is a docudrama following the conception of a new British weapon for smashing the German dams in the Ruhr industrial complex and the execution of the raid by 617 Squadron ‘The Dam Busters’ Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave, Robert Shaw, Nigel Stock, Derek Farr, Colin Tapley, Basil Sydney, Ursula Jeans, Charles Carson, George Baker, Stanley Van Beers, Ernest Clark , Frank Phillips, Brewster Mason, Tony Doonan, Brian Nissen, Richard Thorp, William Henry Kerr, Harold Siddons, Frederick Leister, Eric Messiter, Laidman Browne, Patrick Barr, Richard Leech Michael Anderson Drama / Action / History / Thriller / War United Kingdom Link
December 30 13:15 The Borrowers RTE 2 1997 86 The four-inch-tall Clock family secretly share a house with the normal-sized Lender family, “borrowing” such items as thread, safety pins, batteries and scraps of food. However, their peaceful co-existence is disturbed when evil lawyer Ocious P. Potter steals the will granting title to the house, which he plans to demolish in order to build apartments. The Lenders are forced to move, and the Clocks face the risk of being exposed to the normal-sized world. John Goodman, Jim Broadbent, Celia Imrie, Tom Felton, Hugh Laurie, Bradley Pierce, Mark Williams, Ruby Wax, Doon Mackichan, Alex Winter Peter Hewitt Adventure / Fantasy / Action / Comedy / Family United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 30 13:35 Looney Tunes: Back in Action ITV2 2003 90 Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are up to their feuding ways again. Tired of playing second fiddle to Bugs, Daffy has decided to leave the Studio for good. He is aided by Warner Bros.’ humor impaired Vice President of Comedy, Kate Houghton, who releases him from his contract and instructs WB security guard/aspiring stunt man DJ Drake to capture and “escort” Daffy off the studio lot. Brendan Fraser, Jenna Elfman, Steve Martin, Timothy Dalton, Heather Locklear, Joan Cusack, Marc Lawrence, Robert Picardo, Ron Perlman, Bill Goldberg, Don Stanton, Dan Stanton, Dick Miller, Roger Corman, Kevin McCarthy, Matthew Lillard, Mary Woronov, Bill McKinney, George Murdock, Vernon Wells, Leo Rossi, Archie Hahn, Allan Graf, Joe Alaskey, Jeff Bennett, Billy West, Eric Goldberg, Casey Kasem, Frank Welker Joe Dante Animation / Comedy / Family Germany / United States of America Link
December 30 13:35 Ladies in Lavender BBC Two 2004 104 Andrea, a gifted young Polish violinist from Krakow, is bound for America when he is swept overboard by a storm. When the Widdington sisters discover the handsome stranger on the beach below their house, they nurse him back to health. However, the presence of the musically talented young man disrupts the peaceful lives of Ursula and Janet and the community in which they live. Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Daniel Brühl, Freddie Jones, Jimmy Yuill, Miriam Margolyes, David Warner, Natascha McElhone, Toby Jones, Clive Russell Charles Dance Drama / Romance United Kingdom Link
December 30 13:40 The Sting RTE One 1973 129 Set in the 1930’s this intricate caper deals with an ambitious small-time crook and a veteran con man who seek revenge on a vicious crime lord who murdered one of their gang. Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Robert Shaw, Charles Durning, Ray Walston, Eileen Brennan, Harold Gould, John Heffernan, Dana Elcar, Jack Kehoe, Robert Earl Jones, James Sloyan, Charles Dierkop, Lee Paul, Sally Kirkland, Avon Long, Arch Johnson, Ed Bakey, Brad Sullivan, John Quade, Dimitra Arliss, Larry D. Mann, Leonard Barr, Paulene Myers, Jack Collins, Tom Spratley, Ken Sansom, Ta-Tanisha, William Benedict, Robert Brubaker, Kathleen Freeman, Susan French, Bruce Kimball, Alexander Lockwood, Chuck Morrell, Byron Morrow, Pearl Shear, Arthur Tovey, Guy Way, Joe Tornatore George Roy Hill Comedy / Crime / Drama United States of America Link
December 30 14:00 Chasing Leprechauns TV3 2012 83 Before an American company can build a smelting plant outside a small Irish village, they have to send their top troubleshooter to find a way around an antiquated law that protects the leprechauns supposedly living on the property. Adrian Pasdar, Amy Huberman, Sean Duggan, Frank O’Sullivan, Pascal Scott, Kate Stanley Brennan, Aidan McArdle, Jack Reynor, Colin Stinton, Jonathan Ryan Kevin Conner TV Movie / Comedy / Romance
December 30 14:20 Kung Fu Panda 2 BBC One 2011 91 Po is now living his dream as The Dragon Warrior, protecting the Valley of Peace alongside his friends and fellow kung fu masters, The Furious Five – Tigress, Crane, Mantis, Viper and Monkey. But Po’s new life of awesomeness is threatened by the emergence of a formidable villain, who plans to use a secret, unstoppable weapon to conquer China and destroy kung fu. It is up to Po and The Furious Five to journey across China to face this threat and vanquish it. But how can Po stop a weapon that can stop kung fu? He must look to his past and uncover the secrets of his mysterious origins; only then will he be able to unlock the strength he needs to succeed. Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Gary Oldman, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross, James Hong, Michelle Yeoh, Danny McBride, Dennis Haysbert, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Victor Garber, Mike Bell, Jason Bertsch, Michael DeMaio, Shane Glick, Lena Golia, April Hong, Joseph Izzo, Alexandra Gold Jourden, Stephen Kearin, Liam Knight, Paul Mazursky, Dan O’Connor, Jeremy Shipp, Maury Sterling, Fred Tatasciore, Lauren Tom, Romy Rosemont, Conrad Vernon Jennifer Yuh Animation / Family United States of America Link
December 30 15:25 Sleeping Beauty ITV2 1959 75 A beautiful princess born in a faraway kingdom is destined by a terrible curse to prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a deep sleep that can only be awakened by true love’s first kiss. Determined to protect her, her parents ask three fairies to raise her in hiding. But the evil Maleficent is just as determined to seal the princess’s fate. Mary Costa, Bill Shirley, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton, Barbara Luddy, Barbara Jo Allen, Taylor Holmes, Bill Thompson, Rosa Crosby Clyde Geronimi, Eric Larson, Les Clark, Wolfgang Reitherman Fantasy / Animation / Romance / Family United States of America Link
December 30 15:45 The Medallion TV3 2003 88 A Hong Kong detective suffers a fatal accident involving a mysterious medallion and is transformed into an immortal warrior with superhuman powers. Jackie Chan, Lee Evans, Claire Forlani, Julian Sands, John Rhys-Davies, Anthony Wong, Christy Chung, Lau Siu-Ming, Nicholas Tse, Edison Chen, Alfred Cheung Kin-Ting, Jude Poyer, Go Shut-Fung, Alexander Bao, Matthew Sturgess, Ricardo Mamood-Vega, Scott Adkins, Reuben Langdon, Mark Strange, Hiro Hayama, Han Kwan-Hua, Bruce Khan, Carl Ng Gordon Chan Thriller / Fantasy / Action / Comedy Hong Kong / United States of America Link
December 30 15:50 From Russia with Love RTE 2 1963 115 Agent 007 is back in the second installment of the James Bond series, this time battling a secret crime organization known as SPECTRE. Russians Rosa Klebb and Kronsteen are out to snatch a decoding device known as the Lektor, using the ravishing Tatiana to lure Bond into helping them. Bond willingly travels to meet Tatiana in Istanbul, where he must rely on his wits to escape with his life in a series of deadly encounters with the enemy Sean Connery, Daniela Bianchi, Lotte Lenya, Robert Shaw, Bernard Lee, Eunice Gayson, Walter Gotell, Francis de Wolff, Nadja Regin, Lois Maxwell, Aliza Gur, Desmond Llewelyn, Pedro Armendáriz, Vladek Sheybal, George Pastell, Martine Beswick, Jan Williams, Peter Madden, Julie Mendez Terence Young Action / Thriller / Adventure United Kingdom Link
December 30 16:05 Cheaper by the Dozen 2 RTE One 2005 94 Steve Martin and Bonnie Hunt return as heads of the Baker family who, while on vacation, find themselves in competition with a rival family of eight children, headed by Eugene Levy, Steve Martin, Eugene Levy, Bonnie Hunt, Tom Welling, Jonathan Bennett, Forrest Landis, Carmen Electra, Taylor Lautner, Jacob Smith, Kevin G. Schmidt, Brent Kinsman, Brent and Shane Kinsman, Blake Woodruff, Alexander Conti, Matthew Knight, Hilary Duff, Alyson Stoner, Morgan York, Liliana Mumy, Robbie Amell, Adam Shankman, Piper Perabo Adam Shankman Adventure / Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 30 16:10 Wreck-lt Ralph BBC One 2012 108 Wreck-It Ralph is the 9-foot-tall, 643-pound villain of an arcade video game named Fix-It Felix Jr., in which the game’s titular hero fixes buildings that Ralph destroys. Wanting to prove he can be a good guy and not just a villain, Ralph escapes his game and lands in Hero’s Duty, a first-person shooter where he helps the game’s hero battle against alien invaders. He later enters Sugar Rush, a kart racing game set on tracks made of candies, cookies and other sweets. There, Ralph meets Vanellope von Schweetz who has learned that her game is faced with a dire threat that could affect the entire arcade, and one that Ralph may have inadvertently started. John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jane Lynch, Jack McBrayer, Jamie Elman, Adam Carolla, Alan Tudyk, Mindy Kaling, Joe Lo Truglio, Ed O’Neill, Dennis Haysbert, Edie McClurg, Jess Harnell, Rachael Harris, Skylar Astin, Roger Craig Smith, Kyle Hebert, Reuben Langdon, Gerald C. Rivers, Maurice LaMarche, John DiMaggio, Rich Moore, Raymond S. Persi, Horatio Sanz, Stefanie Scott, Katie Lowes, Josie Trinidad, Cymbre Walk, Tucker Gilmore, Brandon Scott, Tim Mertens, Kevin Deters, Martin Jarvis, Brian Kesinger, Phil Johnston, Jamie Sparer Roberts, Ava Acres, Isabella Acres, Bob Bergen, David Boat, Mike Carlsen, Reed Buck, David Cowgill, Jim Cummings, Debi Derryberry, Terri Douglas, Sandy Fox, Eddie Frierson, Earl Ghaffari, Emily Hahn, Jennifer Hale, Daniel Kaz, Dave Kohut, Lauren MacMullan, Mona Marshall, Scott Menville, Laraine Newman, Paul Pape, Lynwood Robinson, Trenton Rogers, Jadon Sand, Kath Soucie, April Stewart, Fred Tatasciore, Jennifer Christine Vera, E.G. Daily Rich Moore Family / Animation / Comedy / Adventure United States of America Link
December 30 17:05 The Lion King ITV2 1994 89 A young lion cub named Simba can’t wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it. Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Matthew Broderick, James Earl Jones, Jeremy Irons, Moira Kelly, Niketa Calame, Ernie Sabella, Nathan Lane, Robert Guillaume, Rowan Atkinson, Madge Sinclair, Whoopi Goldberg, Cheech Marin, Jim Cummings, Zoe Leader, Jason Weaver, Frank Welker, Judi M. Durand, Daamen J. Krall, David McCharen, Mary Linda Phillips, Phil Proctor, David J. Randolph, Evan Saucedo, Brian Tochi Roger Allers, Rob Minkoff Family / Animation / Drama United States of America Link
December 30 17:15 Song for Marion TG4 2012 93 A feel-good, heart-warming story about how music can inspire you. Song for Marion stars Terence Stamp as Arthur, a grumpy pensioner who can’t understand why his wife Marion (Vanessa Redgrave) would want to embarrass herself singing silly songs with her unconventional local choir. But choir director Elizabeth (Gemma Arterton) sees something special in the reluctant Arthur and refuses to give up on him. As she coaxes him out of his shell, Arthur realizes that it is never too late to change. Terence Stamp, Vanessa Redgrave, Gemma Arterton, Christopher Eccleston, Anne Reid, Ram John Holder, Barry Martin, Taru Devani, Orla Hill, Jumayn Hunter Paul Andrew Williams Music / Comedy / Romance / Drama United Kingdom Link
December 30 18:55 Freaky Friday ITV2 2003 97 Mother and daughter bicker over everything — what Anna wears, whom she likes and what she wants to do when she’s older. In turn, Anna detests Tess’s fiancé. When a magical fortune cookie switches their personalities, they each get a peek at how the other person feels, thinks and lives. Jamie Lee Curtis, Lindsay Lohan, Mark Harmon, Harold Gould, Haley Hudson, Chad Michael Murray, Dina Spybey-Waters, Stephen Tobolowsky, Christina Vidal, Ryan Malgarini, Rosalind Chao, Lucille Soong, Willie Garson, Julie Gonzalo, Christina Marie Walter, Lu Elrod, Heather Hach, Lorna Scott, Chris Carlberg, Danny Rubin, Hayden Tank, Cayden Boyd, Marc McClure, Chris Heuisler, Jeffrey Marcus, Jacqueline Heinze, Mary Ellen Trainor, Erica Gimpel, William Caploe, Daniel Raymont, Veronica Brooks, Lee Burns, Amir Derakh, Zoe Waters Mark Waters Comedy / Family / Fantasy United States of America Link
December 30 20:00 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 UTV 2010 146 The end begins as Harry, Ron, and Hermione walk away from their last year at Hogwarts to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes, putting an end to Voldemort’s bid for immortality. But with Harry’s beloved Dumbledore dead and Voldemort’s unscrupulous Death Eaters on the loose, the world is more dangerous than ever. Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Bill Nighy, Michael Gambon, Brendan Gleeson, John Hurt, Ciarán Hinds, Matthew Lewis, Rhys Ifans, Tom Felton, Jason Isaacs, Clémence Poésy, Bonnie Wright, Warwick Davis, Robbie Coltrane, David Thewlis, Evanna Lynch, Helen McCrory, Timothy Spall, Julie Walters, Imelda Staunton, Fiona Shaw, Natalia Tena, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps, Mark Williams, Richard Griffiths, Harry Melling, Frances de la Tour, Sophie Thompson, David O’Hara, Steffan Rhodri, Katie Leung, Samuel Roukin, Ian Kelly, Michelle Fairley, Carolyn Pickles, Peter Mullan, Guy Henry, Arben Bajraktaraj, Rod Hunt, Suzanne Toase, Ralph Ineson, Adrian Annis, Emil Hostina, Richard Strange, Paul Khanna, Anthony John Crocker, Peter G. Reed, Granville Saxton, Judith Sharp, Ashley McGuire, Penelope McGhie, Bob Yves Van Hellenberg Hubar, Tony Kirwood, David Ryall, Matyelok Gibbs, Simon McBurney, Jon Campling, Devon Murray, William Melling, Simon Grover, Freddie Stroma, Jessie Cave, Anna Shaffer, Josh Herdman, Scarlett Byrne, Afshan Azad, Nick Moran, Toby Jones, Kate Fleetwood, Rade Serbedzija, Jamie Campbell Bower, Hazel Douglas, Adrian Rawlins, Geraldine Somerville, Miranda Richardson, Dave Legeno, Graham Duff, Domhnall Gleeson David Yates Adventure / Fantasy / Family United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 30 20:00 Les Miserables More4 2012 157 An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugo’s classic novel set in 19th-century France, in which a paroled prisoner named Jean Valjean seeks redemption. Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, Daniel Huttlestone, Cavin Cornwall, Josef Altin, David Hawley, Adam Jones, John Barr, Tony Rohr, Richard Dixon, Andy Beckwith, Colm Wilkinson, Stephen Bent, Georgie Glen, Heather Chasen, Paul Thornley, Paul Howell, Stephen Tate, Michael Jibson, Kate Fleetwood, Hannah Waddingham, Clare Foster, Kirsty Hoiles, Jenna Boyd, Alice Fearn, Alison Tennant, Marilyn Cutts, Cathy Breeze, John Albasiny, Bertie Carvel, Tim Downie, Andrew Havill, Dick Ward, Nicola Sloane, Daniel Evans, David Stoller, Ross McCormack, Jaygann Ayeh, Adrian Scarborough, Frances Ruffelle, Lynne Wilmot, Charlotte Spencer, Julia Worsley, Keith Dunphy, Ashley Artus, John Surman, David Cann, James Simmons, Polly Kemp, Ian Pirie, Adam Pearce, Julian Bleach, Marc Pickering, Isabelle Allen, Natalya Wallace, Phil Snowden, Hadrian Delacey, Lottie Steer, Sam Parks, Mark Donovan, Lewis Kirk, Leighton Rafferty, Peter Mair, Jack Chissick, Dianne Pilkington, Robyn North, Norma Atallah, Patrick Godfrey, Mark Roper, Paul Leonard, Miles Roughley, Cameron Strefford, Alfie Davis, Joseph West, Joel Phillimore, Jacqueline Dankworth, Amelia Jefford, Chris Barnes, Richard Cordery, Killian Donnelly, Fra Fee, Gabriel Vick, George Blagden, Hugh Skinner, Stuart Neal, Alistair Brammer, Iwan Lewis, Katy Secombe, Hadley Fraser, Linzi Hateley, Gemma Wardle, Gina Beck, Katie Hall, Lisa Hull, Andrea Deck, Jessica Duncan, Kerry Ingram, John Warnaby, Mike Sarne, Freya Parks, Richard Bremmer, Alexander Brooks, Eleanor Bruce, Emma Dukes, Stephen Matthews, Peter Saracen, Sebastian Sykes, Phil Zimmerman, Bessie Carter, Helen Cotterill, Tricia Deighton, Mandy Holliday, Charlotte Hope, Jackie Marks, Sara Pelosi, Mary Roscoe, Amelia Scaramucci, Caroline Sheen, Rachael Archer, Lorna Brown, Antonia Clarke, Mary Cormack, Sonya Cullingford, Holly Dale Spencer, Amy Griffiths, Fania Grigoriou, Amanda Henderson, Alexia Khadime, Luisa Lazzaro, Gemma O’Duffy, Rosa O’Reilly, Amy Ellen Richardson, Olivia Rose-Aaron, Robyn Miranda Simpson, Rachel Stanley, Nancy Sullivan, Rebecca Sutherland, Tabitha Webb, Gerard Bentall, Tony Bignell, Michael Cahill, Richard Colson, Kerry Ellis, Simon Fisher-Becker, Sarah Flind, Kelly-Anne Gower, James Greene, Nick Holder, Chris Howell, Alison Jiear, Terence Keely, Martin Marquez, Sally Mates, Jeff Nicholson, Adam Searles, Simon Shorten, Juliet Alderdice, Sean Buckley, Valerie Cutko, Spike Grimsey, Matt Harrop, Georgina Jackson, Perry Millward, Phil Philmar, Joyce Springer, Julie Stark, Dominic Applewhite, Matthew Corner, Andy Coxon, Jonathan Dudley, Rhidian Marc, Chris Milford, Jamie Muscato, Joseph Peters, David Roberts, Stevee Davies, Jonny Purchase, Matt Seadon Young, Jos Slovick, Samuel J. Weir, Sophie Huchinson, Ella Hunt, Claire Machin, Brenda Moore, Mischa Purnell, Annette Yeo, Josephine Darvill-Mills, Jennifer Essex, Vicky Evans, Edward Lewis French, Nigel Garton, Lynn Jezzard, Nicholas Keegan, Steve Kirkham, Vanessa Lee Hicks, Ian Parsons, Gemma Payne, Clinten Pearce, Claire Piquemal, Aaron Sillis, Ian Waller Tom Hooper Drama / Music / Romance United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 30 20:00 Home Alone E4 1990 103 Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister makes the most of the situation after his family unwittingly leaves him behind when they go on Christmas vacation. But when a pair of bungling burglars set their sights on Kevin’s house, the plucky kid stands ready to defend his territory. By planting booby traps galore, adorably mischievous Kevin stands his ground as his frantic mother attempts to race home before. Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard, Catherine O’Hara, Roberts Blossom, Devin Ratray, Michael C. Maronna, Hillary Wolf, Angela Goethals, Gerry Bamman, Terrie Snell, Jedidiah Cohen, Senta Moses, Daiana Campeanu, Kieran Culkin, Anna Slotky, Kristin Minter, John Candy, Ralph Foody, Larry Hankin, Ken Hudson Campbell, Hope Davis, Billie Bird, Bill Erwin Chris Columbus Comedy / Family United States of America Link
December 30 20:30 Captain America: The Winter Soldier BBC One 2014 136 After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Steve Rogers, aka Captain America is living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with the Black Widow, Captain America struggles to expose the ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off professional assassins sent to silence him at every turn. When the full scope of the villainous plot is revealed, Captain America and the Black Widow enlist the help of a new ally, the Falcon. However, they soon find themselves up against an unexpected and formidable enemy—the Winter Soldier. Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Redford, Anthony Mackie, Cobie Smulders, Frank Grillo, Emily VanCamp, Toby Jones, Hayley Atwell, Georges St-Pierre, Maximiliano Hernández, Alan Dale, Stan Lee, Jenny Agutter, Garry Shandling, Danny Pudi, Chin Han, Bernard White, Pat Healy, Callan Mulvey, Branka Katić, Aaron Himelstein, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Thomas Kretschmann, Henry Goodman, Dean Barlage, Debbie Scaletta Joe Russo, Anthony Russo Action / Adventure / Science Fiction United States of America Link
December 30 21:00 Love Actually ITV2 2003 135 Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in, and out, of love. Affections languish and develop as Christmas draws near. Bill Nighy, Gregor Fisher, Colin Firth, Sienna Guillory, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson, Kris Marshall, Heike Makatsch, Martin Freeman, Joanna Page, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Andrew Lincoln, Keira Knightley, Hugh Grant, Nina Sosanya, Billy Bob Thornton, Alan Rickman, Martine McCutcheon, Laura Linney, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Rodrigo Santoro, Rowan Atkinson, Claudia Schiffer, Ivana Miličević, January Jones, Elisha Cuthbert, Shannon Elizabeth, Denise Richards, Sheila Allen, Lúcia Moniz Richard Curtis Comedy / Romance / Drama United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 30 21:00 Evelyn TV3 2002 92 Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children, Evelyn, Dermot and Maurice, make it clear to the authorities that his is an untenable situation. The Catholic Church and the Irish courts decide to put the Doyle children into Church-run orphanages. Pierce Brosnan, Sophie Vavasseur, Aidan Quinn, Julianna Margulies, Stephen Rea, Alan Bates Bruce Beresford Drama / Foreign Ireland / United States of America Link
December 30 21:30 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy RTE 2 2011 127 George Smiley, a recently retired MI6 agent, is doing his best to adjust to a life outside the secret service. However, when a disgraced agent reappears with information concerning a mole at the heart of the service, Smiley is drawn back into the murky field of espionage. Tasked with investigating which of his trusted former colleagues has chosen to betray him and their country, Smiley narrows his search to four suspects – all experienced, skilled and successful agents – but past histories, rivalries and friendships make it far from easy to pinpoint the man who is eating away at the heart of the British establishment. John Hurt, Gary Oldman, Kathy Burke, Benedict Cumberbatch, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Toby Jones, Stephen Graham, Ciarán Hinds, Simon McBurney, David Dencik, Tom Hardy, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Arthur Nightingale, Zoltán Mucsi, Amanda Fairbank-Hynes, Laura Carmichael, Konstantin Khabenskiy, Ilona Kassai, Imre Csuja, Péter Kálloy Molnár Tomas Alfredson Drama / Thriller / Mystery France / Germany / United Kingdom Link
December 30 21:30 Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie RTE One 2014 94 When Moore Street market-trader Agnes Brown finds her livelihood under threat from a ruthless developer, she and her family embark on a campaign to save her stall, aided as only the Browns will be by a motley troop of blind trainee Ninjas, an alcoholic solicitor, and a barrister with Tourettes Syndrome. Brendan O’Carroll, Jennifer Gibney, Eilish O’Carroll, Danny O’Carroll, Fiona O’Carroll, Fiona O’Carroll, Paddy Houlihan, Jimmy Gibney, Dermot O’Neill, Pat Shields, Amanda Woods, Robert Bathurst, Nick Nevern, Dermot Crowley, Keith Duffy, Frank Kelly, Raj Ghatak, Eamonn Holmes, Sorcha Cusack Ben Kellett Comedy Ireland Link
December 30 21:50 The Homesman TG4 2014 122 When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just how daunting the journey will be, and employs a low-life drifter, George Briggs, to join her. The unlikely pair and the three women head east, where a waiting minister and his wife have offered to take the women in. But the group first must traverse the harsh Nebraska Territories marked by stark beauty, psychological peril and constant threat. Hilary Swank, Tommy Lee Jones, Grace Gummer, Meryl Streep, Miranda Otto, Tim Blake Nelson, Hailee Steinfeld, Sonja Richter, David Dencik, John Lithgow, James Spader, William Fichtner, Jesse Plemons, Jo Harvey Allen, Evan Jones Tommy Lee Jones Western / Drama France / United States of America Link
December 30 22:30 Strictly Ballroom BBC 4 1992 94 Brave new steps put Scott’s career in jeopardy. With a new partner and determination, can he still succeed? Paul Mercurio, Tara Morice, Bill Hunter, Pat Thomson, Gia Carides, Peter Whitford, Barry Otto, John Hannan, Kerry Shrimpton, Kris McQuade, Sonia Kruger, Todd McKenney, Pip Mushin, Steve Grace Baz Luhrmann Comedy / Drama / Romance Australia Link
December 30 22:45 The Blind Side Channel 5 2009 129 Oversized African-American, Michael Oher, the teen from across the tracks and a broken home, has nowhere to sleep at age 16. Taken in by an affluent Memphis couple, Michael embarks on a remarkable rise to play for the NFL. Sandra Bullock, Quinton Aaron, Kathy Bates, Tim McGraw, Jae Head, Lily Collins, Ray McKinnon, Kim Dickens, Adriane Lenox, Catherine Dyer, Sharon Conley, Andy Stahl, Tom Nowicki, Libby Whittemore, Brian Hollan, Melody Weintraub, IronE Singleton, Omar J. Dorsey, Paul Amadi, Ashley LeConte Campbell, Jody Thompson John Lee Hancock Drama United States of America Link
December 30 22:55 The Rundown TV3 2003 104 When Travis, the mouthy son of a criminal, disappears in the Amazon in search of a treasured artifact, his father sends in Beck, who becomes Travis’s rival for the affections of Mariana, a mysterious Brazilian woman. With his steely disposition, Beck is a man of few words — but it takes him all the discipline he can muster to work with Travis to nab a tyrant who’s after the same treasure. Dwayne Johnson, Seann William Scott, Rosario Dawson, Christopher Walken, Ernie Reyes, Jr., Stephen Bishop, Ewen Bremner, Jon Gries, William Lucking Peter Berg Adventure / Action / Comedy / Thriller United States of America Link
December 30 23:45 The Beaver UTV Ireland 2011 91 Suffering from a severe case of depression, toy company CEO Walter Black (Mel Gibson) begins using a beaver hand puppet to help him open up to his family. With his father seemingly going insane, adolescent son Porter (Anton Yelchin) pushes for his parents to get a divorce. Jodie Foster directs and co-stars as Walter’s wife in this dark comedy that also features Riley Thomas Stewart and Jennifer Lawrence. Jodie Foster, Mel Gibson, Jennifer Lawrence, Anton Yelchin, Zachary Booth, Riley Thomas Stewart, Kelly Coffield Park Jodie Foster Drama United Arab Emirates / United States of America Link
December 30 00:05 Jaws 2 UTV 1978 116 The sequel to the successful blockbuster Jaws. An American horror thriller from 1978 about a great white that brings fear to everyone near the water. The film used it’s predecessor’s success to achieve it’s own and was not directed by Steven Spielberg. Roy Scheider, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton, Joseph Mascolo, Jeffrey Kramer, Collin Wilcox Paxton, Ann Dusenberry, Mark Gruner, Barry Coe, Susan French, Gary Springer, Donna Wilkes, Gary Dubin, John Dukakis, G. Thomas Dunlop, Keith Gordon, David Elliott, Marc Gilpin, Billy Van Zandt Jeannot Szwarc Horror / Thriller United States of America Link
December 30 00:40 New Year’s Eve RTE One 2011 118 The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year’s Eve. Robert De Niro, Katherine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher, Carla Gugino, Lea Michele, Zac Efron, Josh Duhamel, Jessica Biel, Halle Berry, Sofía Vergara, Abigail Breslin, Alyssa Milano, Hilary Swank, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michelle Pfeiffer, Cary Elwes, Seth Meyers, Sarah Paulson, Til Schweiger, Jon Bon Jovi, Héctor Elizondo, Katherine McNamara, Ludacris, Jake T. Austin, Nat Wolff, Yeardley Smith, Ryan Seacrest, Michael Bloomberg, Fiona Choi, Jim Belushi, Mara Davi, Cassidy Reiff, Russell Peters, Serena Poon, Common Garry Marshall Comedy / Romance United States of America Link
December 30 01:00 Force 10 from Navarone TV3 1978 118 Mallory and Miller are back. The survivors of Navarone are sent on a mission along with a unit called Force 10, which is led by Colonel Barnsby. But Force 10 has a mission of their own which the boys know nothing about. Harrison Ford, Robert Shaw, Barbara Bach, Edward Fox, Franco Nero, Carl Weathers, Richard Kiel, Alan Badel, Michael Byrne, Philip Latham, Angus MacInnes, Michael Sheard, Petar Buntic Guy Hamilton Action / Adventure / War / Thriller United Kingdom Link
December 30 02:00 The Omen Channel 4 1976 111 Immediately after their miscarriage, the US diplomat Robert Thorn adopts the newborn Damien without the knowledge of his wife. Yet what he doesn’t know is that their new son is the son of the devil. A classic horror film with Gregory Peck from 1976. Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, David Warner, Billie Whitelaw, Harvey Stephens, Patrick Troughton, Martin Benson, Robert Rietti, Tommy Duggan, John Stride, Holly Palance, Anthony Nicholls, Roy Boyd, Sheila Raynor, Robert MacLeod, Bruce Boa, Don Fellows, Patrick McAlinney, Dawn Perllman, Nancy Mannigham, Miki Iveria, Betty McDowall, Nicholas Campbell, Burnell Tucker, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Guglielmo Spoletini, Ya’ackov Banai, Robert Rietty, Harvey Bernhard, Michael Byrne, Leo McKern, Bill Reimbold Richard Donner Horror / Thriller United Kingdom / United States of America Link
December 30 02:50 The China Syndrome RTE One 1979 122 While doing a series of reports on alternative energy sources, an opportunistic reporter Kimberly Wells witnesses an accident at a nuclear power plant. Wells is determined to publicise the incident but soon finds herself entangled in a sinister conspiracy to keep the full impact of the incident a secret. Jane Fonda, Jack Lemmon, Michael Douglas, Scott Brady, James Hampton, Peter Donat, Wilford Brimley, Richard Herd, Daniel Valdez, Stan Bohrman, James Karen, Michael Alaimo, Donald Hotton, Khalilah Ali, Paul Larson, Alan Beckwith James Bridges Thriller / Drama United States of America Link
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