MovieMax HD TV Schedule

Listings

Sunday, August 30, 2015
  • Time
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  • 4:30am

    Woo

    A carefree young woman reluctantly agrees to date a seemingly boring man on the advice of a psychic friend - and soon bullies him out of his shell with a heady night of humiliation, random violence and street crime. Unsubtle sex comedy, overloaded with half-witted slapstick japes, starring Jada Pinkett, Tommy Davidson, Duane Martin and Michael Ralph

  • in 8 mins

    Pootie Tang

    Super-smooth, multi-talented hero Pootie Tang is the kind of guy every man wants to be - until he's rendered helpless when thieves snatch the magic belt which endowed him with his incredible powers. However, he soon stiffens his resolve and sets out to regain his crown as the king of cool. Enjoyably crass comedy, starring Lance Crouther, Jennifer Coolidge, Chris Rock, Robert Vaughn and Wanda Sykes

  • 7:25am

    Kuffs

    High-school dropout Christian Slater sets out to avenge the death of his murdered elder brother whose thriving San Francisco private protection agency he's just inherited. Comedy adventure, also starring Bruce Boxleitner, Milla Jovovich, Tony Goldwyn and Leon Rippy

  • 9:10am

    Red Dragon

    Anthony Hopkins reprises his most famous role as Hannibal Lecter for this gripping thriller prequel. Edward Norton co-stars as Will Graham, the FBI agent who first captured Lecter, only to quit the bureau soon after. However, he is lured out of retirement when a demented murderer begins slaughtering entire families every full moon, forcing Graham to seek the imprisoned cannibal's expertise. Adapted from the first, and arguably best, of Thomas Harris' novels to feature Lecter, this effective chiller may not be in the same league as The Silence of the Lambs, but it does boast a top-notch cast, from Ralph Fiennes' creepy yet tragic killer to Philip Seymour Hoffman's sleazy tabloid hack.

  • 11:20am

    The Player

    Tim Robbins stars as a paranoid film studio executive who will stop at nothing to get what he wants. However, he soon has to contend with a disgruntled scriptwriter's revenge plot, a suspicious detectiveand the ambition of a determined rival. The late Robert Altman's acclaimed Hollywood satire is one of his finest efforts, the sharp script taking wickedly accurate pot shots at the ugly reality behind the dream factory. The star-studded cast includes Greta Scacchi, Whoopi Goldberg and Richard E Grant, as well as a host of big stars in cameo roles

  • 1:25pm

    Throw Momma from the Train

    Timid, immature would-be author Owen still lives with his domineering mother, and fantasises about killing her. When his English tutor offers advice on how to write a good murder mystery, he gets the wrong idea and becomes convinced the teacher is asking him to kill his ex-wife, and will dispose of the monstrous matriarch in return. Black comedy, inspired by Hitchcock's thriller Strangers on a Train, directed by and starring Danny DeVito, with Billy Crystal, Anne Ramsey, Kim Greist and Rob Reiner

  • 2:55pm

    Spaceballs

    Gormless galactic hero Bill Pullman and his trusty dog John Candy set out to rescue kidnapped princess Daphne Zuniga from the dastardly clutches of evil Rick Moranis. Mel Brooks' deeply disappointing Star Wars spoof, in which he co-stars with Dick Van Patten, George Wyner and Michael Winslow, with a cameo appearance by John Hurt

  • 4:35pm

    Criminal

    A lonely veteran conman takes an inexperienced young upstart under his wing and involves him in an elaborate scheme to relieve a wealthy businessman of his cash. However, when the older hustler asks his protege to use his own money as part of the scam, the younger crooks fears he is being conned himself. Crime drama, starring John C Reilly, Diego Luna and Maggie Gyllenhaal

  • 6:05pm

    The Thomas Crown Affair

    Thrill-seeking millionaire Pierce Brosnan grows bored with life in the lap of luxury and develops a taste for cat burglary, lifting a priceless Monet from a New York gallery. However, the urbane businessman meets his match in a cunning female insurance investigator, and the pair embark on a whirlwind romance - but their conflicting careers threaten their relationship. Big-budget rehash of the 1968 crime drama, also starring Rene Russo, Denis Leary and Ben Gazzara

  • 8:00pm

    Grudge Match

    A couple of retiree boxers are convinced to have one last bout - thirty years after their previous match. Starring Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone.

  • 9:55pm

    Kick-Ass 2

    Amateur superhero Dave joins a team of like-minded crimefighters, while lethal young vigilante Mindy retires and tries to be a normal teenager. Both of them become targets of Dave's twisted former friend, who has reinvented himself as the world's first supervillain. Action comedy sequel, starring Aaron Johnson, Chloƫ Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Jim Carrey

  • 11:40pm

    Scary Movie 2

    Having escaped the ghost-faced killer of the first film, the teenagers have made it into college where they struggle to forget earlier events - but fate takes a hand, and they soon find themselves holed up in a haunted house. Wacky horror spoof sequel, featuring nods to the Scream trilogy, The Exorcist, The Sixth Sense, Charlie's Angels and Hannibal among others. Marlon and Shawn Wayans star, with Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Tim Curry and Tori Spelling