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.
Monday July 28
09:00 Before I Say "I Do"
Prod Year 2009 - George Murray's fiancee Jane Gardner gets cold feet after accepting his ring, terrorized by her first wedding with Doug, who cheated that very day with their wedding coordinator. After a car crash, George finds himself 10 years in the past, just days before Doug's day.
11:00 Get Smart
Prod Year 2008 - When ruthless crime syndicate KAOS makes a nuclear threat, top-secret US agency CONTROL is forced to give analyst Maxwell Smart (Steve Carell) his first field mission. Unfortunately, ‘Agent 86’ makes Inspector Clouseau look like James Bond. So it’s a good job foxy Agent 99 (Anne Hathaway) and legendary Agent 23 (Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson) know what they’re doing. Slapstick, spoofery and seat-edge chases make for a hectic spy lark, based on the long-running 60s TV comedy.
13:00 Return to Zero
Prod Year 2014 - A couple navigate their way through a pregnancy filled with doubt, grief and trepidation.
Prod Year 1970 - George C Scott delivers a steely performance as the driven US general who was equally at home fighting his superiors as well as the Germans in the last days of World War II. The film bagged seven Oscars but Scott turned down his award for best actor, stating that competition between actors was unfair and calling it a "meat parade."
18:00 Hollywood's Best Directors - James Brooks
18:30 Hollywood's Best Directors - Terry Gilliam
19:00 The Guilt Trip
Prod Year 2012 - Cleaning fluid entrepreneur Andy Brewster (Seth Rogen) is about to set off of a marketing trip across America when he is emotionally blackmailed into taking along his widowed mom (Barbra Streisand). Brimming with unsolicited advice, he soon realises that she is possibly the worst travelling companion he could have chosen. However, it gradually dawns that she is hiding a deep loneliness while his own life is heading down an emotional cul-de-sac. Road trip comedy from the writer of Crazy, Stupid, Love and the director of The Proposal.
21:00 G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Prod Year 2013 - The Joes are reduced to just a trio - Roadblock (Dwayne Johnson), Flint (DJ Cotrona) and Lady Jaye (Adrianne Palicki) - when they're framed for the theft of a Pakistani nuclear warhead and almost blown to bits in the desert. Going rogue, the threesome head back to America and discover that the US President (Jonathan Pryce) is an imposter in league with their nemesis, Cobra. State-of-the-art action sequences and a breezy style add to the enjoyment of a franchise that never takes itself too seriously.
23:00 Ghost World
Prod Year 2000 - Enid and Rebecca are social outsiders who, after graduating from high school, play a mean prank on a middle-aged geek.
Tuesday July 29
Prod Year 2005 - After honouring his mother with Almost Famous, director Cameron Crowe turns his attention to his father in this gentle romantic comedy. Orlando Bloom plays the shoe designer whose heart is saved by perky flight attendant Kirsten Dunst. The man who melted hearts with Jerry Maguire and Say Anything neatly succeeds in capturing the often embarrassing moments that makes families tick.
03:00 Bridge On The River Kwai
Prod Year 1957 - Award winning adaptation of the Pierre Bouelle novel about the battle of wills between a Japanese POW camp commander and a British colonel over the construction of a rail bridge and the parallel efforts by escaped prisoner Holden to destroy it.
Prod Year 2011 - This year, over 13 million American kids will be bullied at school, online, on the bus, at home, through their cell phones and on the streets of their towns, making it the most common form of violence young people in this country experience. BULLY is the first feature documentary film to show how we've all been affected by bullying, whether we've been victims, perpetrators or stood silent witness.
08:00 Hollywood's Best Directors - James Brooks
08:30 Hollywood's Best Directors - Terry Gilliam
A Scandal in Belgravia - Sherlock's brother asks him to retrieve scandalous photos of a British royal from a dominatrix. But the seemingly simple case soon involves international terrorism, CIA agents and a matter Holmes is quite unfamiliar with: love.
11:00 Boys Don't Cry
Prod Year 1999 - Female born, Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska.
12:30 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
Prod Year 2004 - The Story picks up four weeks after the first film, and already Bridget Jones is becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark Darcy.
14:30 Bruce Almighty
Prod Year 2003 - A guy who complains about God too often is given almighty powers to teach him how difficult it is to run the world.
16:00 Barbershop 2: Back in Business
Prod Year 2004 - The same crew is back in this sequal about a group of barbers who cut hair and discuss life in their little barbershop community.
18:30 EP Daily
19:00 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
Prod Year 2011 - In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet agent within MI6.
21:30 White House Down
Prod Year 2013 - While on a tour of the White House with his young daughter, a Capitol policeman springs into action to save his child and protect the president from a heavily armed group of paramilitary invaders.
Wednesday July 30
00:00 Blades of Glory
Prod Year 2007 - In 2002, two rival Olympic ice skaters were stripped of their gold medals and permanently banned from men's single competition. Presently, however they've found a loophole that will allow them to qualify as a pairs team.
Prod Year 2005 - During his research for his book In Cold Blood, Truman Capote develops a close relationship with Perry Smith, one of the killers.
04:00 Charlie St. Cloud
Prod Year 2010 - Charlie is a young man overcome by grief at the death of his younger brother. So much so that he takes a job as caretaker of the cemetery in which his brother is buried.
Prod Year 2009 - Jerome, a troubled gang member, is sent to work on a farm. Within the journey, he discovers there is more to him, and realizes the direction he must point his life to.
08:30 EP Daily
09:00 Bound by a Secret
Prod Year 2008 - Two lifelong friends must face personal drama when one of them learns she has cancer. They also have to make a decision about a ghost from the past.
10:30 Bram Stoker's Dracula
Prod Year 1992 - Avenging the death of his beloved wife, a 15th century Rumanian Warrior lives on through the ages , goes to victorian London for a replacement for his lost love.
13:00 Broadcast News
Prod Year 1987 - The acclaimed, witty analysis of network news shows, dealing with the three-way romance between a driven career-woman producer, an ace nebbish reporter and a brainless, popular on-screen anchorman.
Prod Year 2002 - When bitten by a genetically modified spider, a nerdy high school student gains spider-like abilities which he must eventually use to fight evil as a superhero.
18:00 Mark at the Movies
18:30 Hollywood Buzz
19:00 Only God Forgives
Prod Year 2013 - Julian, a drug-smuggler thriving in Bangkok's criminal underworld, sees his life get even more complicated when his mother compels him to find and kill whoever is responsible for his brother's recent death.
20:30 Water for Elephants
Prod Year 2011 - A veterinary student abandons his studies after his parents are killed and joins a traveling circus as their vet.
23:00 Phone Booth
Prod Year 2002 - Stuart Shepard finds himself trapped in a phone booth, pinned down by an extortionist's sniper rifle.
Thursday July 31
00:30 Brokeback Mountain
Prod Year 2005 - The story of a forbidden and secretive relationship between two cowboys and their lives over the years.
03:00 The Craigslist Killer
Prod Year 2011 - The story of Boston University med student Philip Markoff, dubbed the Craigslist Killer for an alleged spree of attacks against women who advertised erotic services on the Web site.
04:30 The Burning Season
Prod Year 1994 - Based on the true story of Chico Mendes, an environmental crusader who was assassinated while trying to stop the destruction of the rain forest.
06:30 Orange County
Prod Year 2002 - A guidance counselor mistakenly sends out the wrong transcripts to Stanford University under the name of an over-achieving high schooler.
08:00 Mark at the Movies
08:30 Hollywood Buzz
09:00 Ring of Fire
Prod Year 2013 - A heartfelt telling of the June Carter Cash's life, from her early beginnings in the rural mountains of Virginia to her turbulent, yet enduring, marriage to Johnny Cash.
10:30 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
Prod Year 2004 - Ron Burgundy is San Diego's top rated newsman in the male dominated broadcasting of the 1970's, but that's all about to change with a new female employee with ambition.
Prod Year 2007 - A woman, involved in a life-time of crime, steals diamonds and is on the run. She seeks help from her mother, who introduced her to this life-style and has to face her teenager daughter, raised by her grandmother after she left the family home. The woman struggles to remain on the run and not reconnect with her daughter.
14:00 Candles on Bay Street
Prod Year 2006 - A veterinarian and his wife run a practice in his small hometown. His childhood sweetheart suddenly returns with a young son in town.
16:00 Bringing Down the House
Prod Year 2003 - When a lonely guy meets a woman on the Internet who happens to be in prison, she breaks out to be with him, and proceeds to wreak havoc on his middle-class life.
18:30 EP Daily
19:00 The Words
Prod Year 2012 - A writer at the peak of his literary success discovers the steep price he must pay for stealing another man's work.
21:00 Star Trek Into Darkness
Prod Year 2013 - After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction.
23:30 Role Models
Prod Year 2008 - Wild behavior forces a pair of energy drink reps to enroll in a Big Brother program.
Friday August 1
Prod Year 1995 - A bookie sent by the mob to oversee their operations in Las Vegas, tries to control his temperamental partner and wayward wife.
Prod Year 2006 - Poison in his veins. Vengeance in his heart. Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops, he must keep his adrenaline in an upper level to stay alive.
05:00 A Cross To Bear
Prod Year 2012 - An unflinching and inspiring story of Erica, a would-be dancer with no family connections who finds herself fighting alcoholism and living on the streets with her newborn child after being left by her boyfriend.
06:30 Bring It On Again
Prod Year 2004 - When new students can't get onto their college cheerleading team, they form their own squad and prepare for a cheer off.
08:30 EP Daily
09:00 The Bodyguard
Prod Year 1992 - Against his better judgement, a cold as steel professional bodyguard signs on to protect a music superstar - then falls in love with her. Someone is trying to kill her and one of the members of her entourage may be involved.
Prod Year 1995 - Scottish folk hero William Wallace leads his desperate and outnumbered clansmen in revolt against British opression.
14:30 The Princess and the Marine
Prod Year 2001 - A classic contemporary love story in which Meriam, a young Bahrainian princess, falls in love and runs away with her American Marine boyfriend, Jason. When Jason smuggles Meriam into the U.S. it sets off an international incident.
16:00 Bend It Like Beckham
Prod Year 2002 - The daughter of orthodox Sikh rebels against her parents' traditionalism by running off to Germany with a Soccer team.
18:00 The Entertainers
19:00 In Love and War
Prod Year 1996 - Reporter Ernest Hemingway is an ambulance driver in Italy during World War I. While bravely risking his life in the line of duty, he is injured and ends up in the hospital, where he falls in love with his nurse, Agnes von Kurowsky.
21:00 All Quiet on the Western Front
Prod Year 1930 - A sensitive German youth plunges excitedly into World War I and discovers its terrors and degradation the more involved he becomes.
23:30 Lawrence Of Arabia
Prod Year 1962 - Epic rumination on a flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during wartime service.
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