AFN Movie Channel features a wide range of movies as well as "behind-the-scenes" film programs and news. The AFN Movie Channel premieres a new movie every Saturday night.

Tuesday September 23

01:00 Lethal Weapon 3

Prod Year 1992 - Mel Gibson and Danny Glover are back in buddy action as mismatched LA detectives Riggs and Murtaugh in a breathless caper that sees them on a mission to bust a corrupt cop who's involved in the arms racket. More rat-a-tat action and quickfire exchanges, with Rene Russo's foxy fellow officer providing a romantic target for Riggs and Joe Pesci on sidekick duty as Leo Getz, the snitch who never shuts up ("Whatever you want, Leo Getz!").

03:00 Life As A House

Prod Year 2001 - When a man is diagnosed with terminal cancer, he takes custody of his misanthropic teenage son, for whom quality time means getting high, engaging in small-time prostitution, and avoiding his father.

05:30 Live Free or Die Hard

Prod Year 2007 - John McClane takes on an Internet-based terrorist organization who is systematically shutting down the United States.

08:00 EP Daily

08:30 Access Hollywood

09:00 Last Tango in Halifax

Episode 5 - Alan is unsure who should be his best man; Caroline focuses on her relationship with Kate; a devastated John turns to Gillian for sympathy and informs Celia that her daughter is a lesbian.

10:00 Last Tango in Halifax

Episode 6 - Celia doesn't react well to John's revelation that Caroline is gay; and her behavior towards Kate at a dinner party causes Alan to contemplate ending their relationship.

11:00 Leatherheads

Prod Year 2008 - George Clooney goes all Cary Grant for this amiable delve into the murky world of 1920s American Football. He plays Dodge Connelly, a brash pro-footballer who persuades decorated war veteran and rising college star Carter "The Bullet" Rutherford (John Krasinski) to join his team of Chicago misfits. Spicing up the mix is Renee Zellweger's spitfire hackette, who's investigating claims that The Bullet may not be the hero everyone claims. A wry, quick-fire rom-com with Clooney also on directing duty.

13:00 The Love Letter

Prod Year 2013 - The Love Letter is a charming story about the search for happiness and putting friendship to the test for love. This film explores the adage that you can find love where you least expect it and that it might be right in front of you all along.

14:30 Reds

Prod Year 1981 - Warren Beatty, who won an Oscar for Best Director, also stars in this sweeping romantic epic based on truth. He plays John Reed, the American journalist whose communist ideals drew him into a relationship with fellow writer Louise Bryant (Diane Keaton). Set against the backdrop of the Russian Revolution, history and politics drive the plot but the movie's power comes from its impressive scope and superbly drawn characters.

18:00 ES.TV

18:30 Access Hollywood

19:00 I Don't Know How She Does It

Prod Year 2011 - Sarah Jessica Parker adds housework and child-rearing to sex in the city as a stressed-out Boston hedge-fund manager who must somehow find time and engergy for her demanding family. Greg Kinnear plays her long-suffering husband and Pierce Brosnan is the workmate who may get to be more than that. Based on British writer Allison Pearson's bestselling novel, this is a pertinent lid-lifter on the stresses and strains of being a modern career woman...and mom.

21:00 The Perez Family

Prod Year 1995 - In an attempt to secure a sponsor, an unlikely group of Cuban refugees become a ""family"" as the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service gives families priority over others. In the process, a political prisoner who hasn't seen his wife for twenty years and a disaffected sugarcane cutter fall in love. An excitable brother and a lovestruck cop contribute to the general confusion. The inevitable humorous romantic entaglements ensue as a final confrontation is set up.

23:00 J. Edgar

Prod Year 2011 -Director Clint Eastwood returns to seismic 20th century American history once more for this polished biopic of J Edgar Hoover, the man who practically created the FBI and presided over it for 48 years. Eastwood, Milk screenwriter Dustin Lance Black and star Leonardo DiCaprio don't shy away from Hoover's power-hungry ruthlessness - blackmailing politicians at all levels with muck-raking dossiers - nor speculation of his homosexuality and cross-dressing that adds further ambiguity to one of America's most secretive public figures.

Wednesday September 24

01:30 The Fourth Kind

Prod Year 2009 - It's close encounters of the fourth kind when the residents of a small Alaskan town become the focus of unwanted extra-terrestrial attentions. In a re-enactment of real events, Milla Jovovich plays the psychologist trying to get to the bottom of the town's collective nightmare - and her husband's untimely death. The supernatural mystery unfolds in a haze of Blair Witch-style thrills and chills.

03:30 Little Big Man

Prod Year 1970 - Offbeat epic Western that debunks the myths of the Old West and stars Dustin Hoffman as a 121-year-old pioneer, drunk, con-artist and adventurer. With Faye Dunaway. A tall tale of a 121-year-old survivor of Custer's Last Stand. Told in flashback, he was captured by Indians at the age of 10 and lived through a series of adventures as the battle for land enlivens his unique perspective of western history.

06:00 Kicking & Screaming

Prod Year 2005 - Will Ferrell is at full volume while taking charge of a no-hope junior soccer team in this noisy bout of child-friendly slapstickiness. Robert Duvall is his ultra-competitive father while American Wedding director Jesse Dylan tries to keep the play flowing.

08:00 ES.TV

08:30 Access Hollywood

09:00 Notting Hill

Prod Year 1999 - Writer Richard Curtis made it two romantic hits out of two for himself and his Four Weddings And A Funeral star Hugh Grant with this sweet 'n' snuggly comedy about a London bookshop owner who falls for a big American movie star (played by the well-qualified Julia Roberts). The two stars do the business, but Rhys Ifans steals the show as Grant's scruffy flatmate. Stammering Brits, sassy Yanks, rose-tinted views of England, and a nice line in self-deprecation - get ready for another cosy night in Curtisland.

11:30 Fast & Furious

Prod Year 2009 - Vin Diesel and Paul Walker re-team for the first time since the rubber-burning franchise began, tearing up the streets of Los Angeles and the Mexican desert with high-octane heroines Michelle Rodriguez and Jordana Brewster. When a crime brings them back to LA, fugitive car thief Dom Toretto (Diesel) reignites his feud with agent Brian O'Connor (Walker). But as they are forced to confront a shared enemy, Dom and Brian must trust one another...

13:00 All the Pretty Horses

Prod Year 2000 - Epic contemporary Western based on the novel by Cormac McCarthy, starring Matt Damon and Penélope Cruz. In 1949, two young Texans encounter romance and danger south of the border. Two Texas cowboys head to Mexico in search of work, but soon find themselves in trouble with the law after one of them falls in love with a wealthy rancher's daughter.

15:00 The Sound of Music

Prod Year 1965 - "How do you solve a problem like Maria?" Well, it seems the best thing to do with musical nun Julie Andrews is to sling her a guitar, deck her out in a natty apron and put her in charge of seven children belonging to a widowed naval captain (Christopher Plummer). Telling the true story of the Von Trapp family's flight from the Nazis in wartime Austria, Rodgers & Hammerstein's evergreen classic thrums along to some of the most hummable tunes ever written. With five Oscars and a songlist that includes Edelweiss, My Favourite Things and Do-Re-Mi, the hills couldn't be more alive if they tried.

18:00 Mark at the Movies

18:30 Access Hollywood

19:00 Love and Honor

Prod Year 2013 - Protest and love are in the air in this romantic drama set in the tumultuous Summer of '69. With the Vietnam War still raging, soldier Dalton (Austin Stowell) returns to Michigan to patch things up with his sweetheart Jane (Aimee Teegarden). Accompanied by his best friend Mickey (The Hunger Games' Liam Hemsworth), Dalton finds Jane living in a hippy commune where their war efforts are not appreciated - even if they have gone AWOL. So while Dalton tries to convince Jane, Mickey attempts to bring an idealistic journalist (Teresa Palmer) round to his way of thinking.

21:00 Bridesmaids

Prod Year 2011 - Kristen Wiig gives herself the star-making vehicle she's always deserved as co-writer of this uproarious comedy which shows the girls can slap the schtick as well as the guys. Wiig gets the gig of Maid of Honour at her best buddy's wedding...and job of marshalling a bitchy, feisty gang of bridesmaids as her own personal life collapses around her. Produced by Judd Apatow, this is the laugh-out-loud must-see of the summer.

23:00 The Burning Season

Prod Year 1994 - Fact-based drama starring Raul Julia as Chico Mendes, the Brazilian activist who lost his life trying to save the Amazon rainforest. With Sonia Braga, Edward James Olmos.

Thursday September 25

01:00 Paths of Glory

Prod Year 1957 - When soldiers in World War I refuse to continue with an impossible attack, their superior officers decide to make an example of them.

02:30 Fearless

Prod Year 1993 - The story of a man's experiences and the changes in his life after a near fatal plane crash brings him face to face with death.

05:00 Lizzie Borden Took an Axe

Prod Year 2014

06:30 Living Proof

Prod Year 2008 - A doctor devotes his life's work to finding a cure for breast cancer.

08:00 Mark at the Movies

08:30 Access Hollywood

09:00 Anna Nicole

The rags-to-riches story of Anna Nicole Smith, the iconic supermodel who captured the world's attention with her beauty and unconventional lifestyle. Exploring the sordid details that created her infamous persona, from stardom to her untimely death.

10:30 Regeneration

Prod Year 1997 - Regeneration tells the story of soldiers of World War One sent to an asylum for emotional troubles. Two of the soldiers meeting there are Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon, two of England's most important WW1 poets.

12:30 Friends with Benefits

Prod Year 2011 - While trying to avoid the clich?s of Hollywood romantic comedies, Dylan and Jamie soon discover however that adding the act of sex to their friendship does lead to complications.

14:30 Like Crazy

Prod Year 2011 - A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.

16:00 Last Song

Prod Year 2010 - A rebellious girl is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect.

18:00 EP Daily

18:30 Access Hollywood

19:00 The Guilt Trip

Prod Year 2012 - As inventor Andy Brewster is about to embark on the road trip of a lifetime, a quick stop at his mom's house turns into an unexpected cross-country voyage with her along for the ride.

21:00 Ain't Them Bodies Saints

Prod Year 2013 - The tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his wife and the daughter he has never met.

23:00 El Mariachi

Prod Year 1993 - A guitar toting Mariachi musician arrives in a small Mexican village, only to discover that nearly everybody he meets is out to kill him, thinking he is a notorious hit man wanting revenge on the local drug dealer.

Friday September 26

00:30 Man on Fire

Prod Year 2004 - In Mexico City, a former assassin swears vengeance on those who committed an unspeakable act against the family he was hired to protect.

03:00 The Lovely Bones

Prod Year 2009 - A young girl who has been murdered, watches over her family--and her killer--from heaven. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal.

05:30 Love & Basketball

Prod Year 2000 - Thoughtful and touching story about two affluent African - American kids, a boy and girl, who grow up loving each other and the game of basketball.

08:00 EP Daily

08:30 Access Hollywood

09:00 Last Holiday

Prod Year 2006 - After she's diagnosed with a terminal illness, a shy woman decides to take a European vacation.

11:00 Lord of War

Prod Year 2005 - An arms dealer confronts the morality of his work as he is being chased by an Interpol agent.

13:30 A League of Their Own

Prod Year 1992 - Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry.

16:00 Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Prod Year 2010 - Lucy and Edmund Pevensie return to Narnia with their cousin Eustace where they meet up with Prince Caspian for a trip across the sea aboard the royal ship The Dawn Treader. Along the way they encounter dragons, dwarves, merfolk, and a band of lost warriors before reaching the edge of the world.

18:00 Hollywood Buzz

18:30 Access Hollywood

19:00 The Perfect Game

Prod Year 2009 - Based on a true story, a group of boys from Monterrey, Mexico who become the first non-U.S. team to win the Little League World Series.

21:00 In the Time of Butterflies

Prod Year 2001 - inspired by the true story of the three Mirabal sisters who, in 1960, were murdered for their part in an underground plot to overthrow the government.

23:00 Salvador

Prod Year 1986 - A journalist, down on his luck in the US, drives to El Salvador to chronicle the events of the 1980 military dictatorship, including the assasination of Archbishop Oscar Romero. He forms an uneasy alliance with both guerillas in the countryside who want him to get pictures out to the US press, and the right-wing military, who want him to bring them photographs of the rebels. Meanwhile he has to find a way of protecting his Salvadorean girlfriend and getting her out of the country.


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