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.
Friday March 27
00:30 The Man with the Iron Fists
Prod Year 2012 - Hip-hop maestro RZA makes his directing debut and stars as the titular hero of this lurid martial arts fantasy set in feudal China. He plays a blacksmith caught up in the bloodshed when vicious warlords, hired assassins and Russell Crowe’s English mercenary descend on his village in quest of a mighty haul of gold. Brothel madam Lucy Liu is right at home amidst the treachery and exploitation as the rap legend passes the visual bling test with flying daggers.
02:30 Mask of Zorro
Prod Year 1998 - With scenic 18th century Mexico as a backdrop, Anthony Hopkins plays the original Zorro, a.k.a. Don Diego de la Vega, intent on revenge after rival enemy Don Raphael Montero (Stuart Wilson) murdered his wife and took his daughter, Elena. After being imprisoned for 20 years, the fabled hero removes his mask and takes on a tarnished young apprentice, Alejandro Murieta (Antonio Banderas), to infiltrate Montero's plan to take control of California from Santa Anna. A boisterous outlaw with his own desire for revenge, Murieta works with Diego to avenge his brother's death by the sword of Montero's right-hand man, Captain Harrison Love. After Diego's extensive training in swordfighting, discipline and manners, a new Zorro appears wreaking vengeance and stealing the heart of a now-grown Elena (Catherine Zeta-Jones).
05:00 Looking For Miracles
Prod Year 1989 - Ryan Delaney a 16-year-old, lands a job as head counselor in a summer camp. He knows nothing about camping and cannot even swim. He memorized books on camping because he needed a job in order to get a university scholarship.
07:30 Access Hollywood
08:00 Made of Honor
Prod Year 2008 - A man's in love with a woman, only the woman is engaged to someone else and asks the male friend to be her Maid of Honor. He agrees, with the intent of winning her heart for himself.
10:00 Master And Commander: The Far Side Of The World
Prod Year 2003 - Russell Crowe stars as Captain Jack Aubrey, a high-seas adventurer who maintains a strong bond with ship-surgeon Stephen Maturin (Paul Bettany). After conquering much of Europe already, Napoleon's forces have set their sights on taking Britain, so Aubrey and the crew of his ship, the HMS Surprise, take to the Pacific to intercept any attacking ships from the French fleet. When Aubrey eyes a renegade French super-frigate, the Surprise pursues, leading to an adrenaline-charged chase through the distant reaches of the sea.
12:30 Memphis Belle
Prod Year 1990 - The ensemble cast is composed of ten young actors portraying the crew of the World War II B-17 bomber "Memphis Belle," anticipating their 25th and last mission before they will be able to go home. Having won fame with their exemplary war record and amazing lack of casualties, they expect their final assignment to be a cakewalk, but instead they are ordered to bomb Bremen, a heavily defended German city that will mean almost certain loss of life. Led by their experienced captain, Dennis Dearborn (Matthew Modine), the crew shoulders its responsibility despite mounting fears, while their commanding officer (David Strathairn) and a public relations specialist (John Lithgow) wait anxiously for their return.
14:30 Mary Poppins
Prod Year 1964 - This Disney film, based on the books by P. L. Travers, tells the story of the relationship between Edwardian-era British banker Mr. Banks and his two "impossible" children. When Mr. Banks hires the mysterious and magical Mary Poppins as the children's new nanny, she immediately endears herself to the kids.
17:00 Hollywood Buzz
17:30 Access Hollywood
Prod Year 2013 - Five years after their father killed their mother and abducted them, two young girls are found living alone in a long-forgotten forest cabin. Despite severe behavioural issues, including a fixation on their imaginary guardian "Mama", the sisters are sent to live with their uncle (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) and his girlfriend (Jessica Chastain). Disturbingly, it seems that Mama has come too... Guided by chillmaster-producer Guillermo del Toro, first time director Andres Muschietti creates an eerily compelling ghost story with enough jolts and jitters to make the hairs on your neck not just stand up but fall out.
20:00 Hope Springs
Prod Year 2011 - Kay (Meryl Streep) and Arnold (Tommy Lee Jones) are a devoted couple, but decades of marriage have left Kay wanting to spice things up and reconnect with her husband. When she hears of a renowned couple's specialist (Steve Carell) in the small town of Great Hope Springs, she attempts to persuade her skeptical husband, a steadfast man of routine, to get on a plane for a week of marriage therapy. Just convincing the stubborn Arnold to go on the retreat is hard enough - the real challenge for both of them comes as they shed their bedroom hang-ups and try to re-ignite the spark that caused them to fall for each other in the first place.
22:00 Seven Psychopaths
Prod Year 2012 - Marty (Farrell) is a struggling writer who dreams of finishing his screenplay, "Seven Psychopaths". Billy (Rockwell) is Marty's best friend, an unemployed actor and part time dog thief, who wants to help Marty by any means necessary. All he needs is a little focus and inspiration. Hans (Walken) is Billy's partner in crime. A religious man with a violent past. Charlie (Harrelson) is the psychopathetic gangster whose beloved dog, Billy and Hans have just stolen. Charlie's unpredictable, extremely violent and wouldn't think twice about killing anyone or anything associated with the theft. Marty is going to get all the focus and inspiration he needs, just as long as he lives to tell the tale. Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken and Woody Harrelson turn the weirdness up to 7 and then add 4 in a crime caper blast destined for cult status.
Saturday March 28
00:00 Madea's Family Reunion
Prod Year 2006 - While planning her family reunion, a pistol-packing grandma must contend with the other dramas on her plate, including the runaway who has been placed under her care, and her love-troubled nieces.
02:00 The Messengers
Prod Year 2007 - An ominous darkness invades a seemingly serene sunflower farm in North Dakota, and the Solomon family is torn apart by suspicion, mayhem and murder.
04:00 The Maltese Falcon
Prod Year 1941 - A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.
06:00 How to Train Your Dragon
Prod Year 2010 - A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.
08:00 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.
10:00 Love Field
Prod Year 1992 - Dallas housewife Lurene Hallett's life revolves around the doings of Jacqueline Kennedy. She is devastated when President Kennedy is shot a few hours after she sees him arrive in Dallas. Despite her husband Ray's prohibition, she decides to attend the funeral in Washington, D.C. Forced to travel by bus, she befriends Jonell, the young black daughter of Paul Couter.
Prod Year 2009 - Famous film director Guido Contini struggles to find harmony in his professional and personal lives, as he engages in dramatic relationships with his wife, his mistress, his muse, his agent, and his mother.
14:00 Midnight In Paris
Prod Year 2011 - A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better.
16:00 Men in Black 3
Prod Year 2012 - Agent J travels in time to M.I.B.'s early days in 1969 to stop an alien from assassinating his friend Agent K and changing history.
Prod Year 2014 - A man is chosen by his world's creator to undertake a momentous mission before an apocalyptic flood cleanses the world.
20:30 Shutter Island
Prod Year 2010 - Set in 1954, U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels is investigating the disappearance of a murderess who escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane and is presumed to be hiding nearby.
23:00 Your Highness
Prod Year 2011 - When Prince Fabious's bride is kidnapped, he goes on a quest to rescue her... accompanied by his lazy useless brother Thadeous.
Sunday March 29
01:00 Hollywood's Best Directors: Joel Schumacher
01:30 Hollywood's Best Directors: Tom Shadyac
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