AFN Movie Channel features a wide range of movies as well as "behind-the-scenes" film programs and news.
Monday June 27
00:30 We're the Millers
Prod Year 2013 - Small-time pot dealer David (Jason Sudeikis) learns the hard way that no good deed goes unpunished; trying to help some teens, he is jumped by thugs and loses his cash and stash. Now, David's in big debt to his supplier and -- to wipe the slate clean -- he must go to Mexico to pick up the guy's latest shipment. To accomplish his mission, Dave devises a foolproof plan: He packs a fake family into a huge RV and heads south of the border for a wild weekend that is sure to end with a bang.
02:30 The Rookie
Prod Year 2002 - A true story about a coach who discovers that it's never too late for dreams to come true. Jim Morris (Dennis Quaid) never made it out of the minor leagues before a shoulder injury ended his pitching career twelve years ago. Now a married-with-children high-school chemistry teacher and baseball coach in Texas, Jim's team makes a deal with him: if they win the district championship, Jim will try out with a major-league organization.
05:00 Ruby Bridges
Prod Year 1998 - This film presents the real-life tale of young Ruby Bridges (Chaz Monet), one of the first African-American children to attend an integrated school in the Deep South. At only age 6, Ruby is selected to attend an all-white school in New Orleans, causing an uproar in the racially divided region. Among the people who try to help Ruby adjust to the tense situation are teacher Barbara Henry (Penelope Ann Miller) and Dr. Robert Coles (Kevin Pollak), a child psychiatrist.
06:30 Return to Nim's Island
Prod Year 2013 - Fourteen year old Nim, more determined than ever to protect her island and all the wildlife that call it home, faces off against resort developers and animal poachers. She teams up with Edmund, a runaway from the main island, to save her home.
08:00 Band of Brothers
Currahee - In the spring of 1942, Easy Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army, begins their paratrooper training under the command of Lt. Sobel, a harsh taskmaster who riles his men in preparation for the Allied invasion of Europe.
09:15 Band of Brothers
Day of Days - Easy Company parachutes into Normandy in the early hours of D-Day in June 1944, and Winters leads an assault on a German artillery installation.
10:15 Band of Brothers
Carentan - Easy Company is on the move again with orders to take the town of Carentan, but at least one soldier is having trouble adjusting to his new surroundings. Also, after several weeks on the front lines, Easy returns to England for some short-lived R & R.
11:30 Band of Brothers
Replacements - A new wave of paratroopers joins the unit during downtime in England.
12:30 Band of Brothers
Crossroads - In October 1944, Winters leads a raid on a Dutch dike, and Heyliger helps rescue British soldiers trapped across the Rhine River. Later, as winter nears, Easy Company moves to the Ardennes Forest to hold the line near Bastogne.
13:30 Band of Brothers
Bastogne - Set in the winter of 1944, Easy Company is outside Bastogne, Belgium, where constant enemy fire keeps medic Eugene Roe extremely busy.
14:45 Band of Brothers
The Breaking Point - In January 1945, the men suffer some tough losses outside the town of Foy, Belgium, but the impending attack has Lipton worried about the Company's leadership.
16:00 Band of Brothers
The Patrol - Amid rumors that the Germans are finished, a patrol to take prisoners sounds like a risky venture to Easy Company, now encamped at Haguenau, France, in 1945.
17:00 Band of Brothers
Why We Fight - Company finally enters Germany, where they get their first look at Hitler's “Final Solution.” Meanwhile, Nixon gets bad news from his superiors and his wife.
18:00 Band of Brothers
Points - As the war winds down in the spring of 1945, the men of Easy Company count their “points” to see if they qualify for discharge, mindful that the fight against the Japanese continues.
Prod Year 1997 - Lt. Siegfried Sassoon (James Wilby), a poet and war veteran, is facing court-martial for publicly decrying British conduct in World War I. His poet friend Robert Graves (Dougray Scott) pulls strings to get Sassoon placed in a psychiatric war hospital in Scotland, where soldiers are to be swiftly rehabilitated and sent back into battle. There, Sassoon meets a sympathetic doctor (Jonathan Pryce) and also Wilfred Owen (Stuart Bunce), whom he encourages to pursue poetry as a form of wartime therapy.
Prod Year 2005 - Based on former Marine Anthony Swofford's best selling 2003 book about his pre Desert Storm experiences in Saudi Arabia and about his experiences fighting in Kuwait. In the late 1980s, Anthony Swofford (Jake Gyllenhaal) enlists as a Marine, training in boot camp under a sadistic drill instructor. Swofford undertakes a sniper course headed by Staff Sgt. Sykes (Jamie Foxx) during this time, which is shortly before the advent of the Gulf War. When the United States becomes involved, Swofford is shipped out, along with his spotter, Alan Troy (Peter Sarsgaard). Facing uncertainty each day -- about the war and home -- the soldiers try to maintain composure.
23:00 Saving Private Ryan
Prod Year 1998 - Captain John Miller (Tom Hanks) takes his men behind enemy lines to find Private James Ryan, whose three brothers have been killed in combat. Surrounded by the brutal realties of war, while searching for Ryan, each man embarks upon a personal journey and discovers their own strength to triumph over an uncertain future with honor, decency and courage.