MovieMax HD TV Schedule

Listings

Friday, May 22, 2015
  • Time
    Show
  • 4:25am

    Eddie Macon's Run

    Chase thriller, starring John Schneider as a wrongly convicted prisoner who makes a break for freedom - hotly pursued by vicious, corrupt sheriff Kirk Douglas. With Lee Purcell and Leah Ayres

  • in 7 mins

    Las analfabetas

    Ximena keeps her illiteracy a secret until Jackeline, a young unemployed schoolteacher, convinces her to take reading classes.

  • 7:20am

    Reservation Road

    A college professor sees his beloved son die in a hit-and-run accident, and soon after begins his own quest to see the driver brought to justice. Based on the novel by John Burnham Schwartz. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Ruffalo and Jennifer Connelly.

  • 9:05am

    True Lies

    Arnold Schwarzenegger stars as a seemingly boring computer salesman who leads an amazing double life as a suave superspy embroiled in international terrorism. Jamie Lee Curtis co-stars as his naive wife, who remains unaware of his day job and tired of her seemingly dull husband, goes in search of adventure - leading her to fall into the clutches of a terrorist faction who have stolen a nuclear weapon. Directed by James Cameron with Art Malik and a cameo appearance by Charlton Heston. Cameron regular Bill Paxton turns in a scene stealing performance as a car salesman who poses as a secret agent, only to end up face to face with the real thing.

  • 11:30am

    The Dukes of Hazzard

    Big screen adaptation of the fondly remembered TV series, with Seann William Scott and Jackass regular Johnny Knoxville as good old boys Bo and Luke Duke. The Southern gentlemen wheel out their iconic red charger to stop local corrupt commissioner Boss Hogg (Burt Reynolds) and Sheriff Roscoe P Coltrane (MC Gainey) from closing the family farm - only to discover a plot to strip-mine the entire town, using a celebrity car racing event to distract the populace. Willie Nelson and Jessica Simpson also star in a reinvention of the show played strictly for laughs.

  • 1:15pm

    Hell Baby

    Horror-comedy featuring a pregnant couple who move into a haunted house. Rob Corddry and Leslie Bibb star.

  • 2:50pm

    Lake Mungo

    Alice drowns while swimming and her family begins experiencing inexplicable events in their home. The family hires a parapsychologist whose investigation unveils Alice's secret double life and leads them all to Lake Mungo.

  • 4:20pm

    Dawn of the Dead

    A mysterious plague leaves civilisation overrun by flesh-eating zombies, forcing desperate survivors to retreat to a shopping mall. With so many horror films enduring dreadful remakes these days, it's refreshing to see George A Romero's classic receiving a stylish reinvention that stands comparison with the original. Ving Rhames, Sarah Polley and Jake Weber are among the excellent cast fighting off the athletic undead, while Zack Snyder's direction gives proceedings a cool, contemporary sheen. Fans of the original should watch out for cameos from Tom Savini, Scott Reiniger and Ken Foree

  • 6:05pm

    Hollow Man

    Scientist Kevin Bacon tests an invisibility serum on himself but soon becomes dangerously intoxicated by the power he wields. He abandons his morals and heads out into the city, taking full advantage of his unseen state. Realising he has been up to no good, concerned colleagues take action - with murderous results. Paul Verhoeven's sci-fi thriller boasts Bacon on chilling form and impressive special effects - but not much else. Elisabeth Shue, Josh Brolin and Kim Dickens also star

  • 8:00pm

    The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty

    An ordinary man seeks solace from his mundane life by drifting into daydreams where he is a heroic figure. When he and a friend are faced with unemployment, he is propelled into a globetrotting adventure in real life. Comedy drama based on James Thurber's short story, directed by and starring Ben Stiller. With Kristen Wiig, Adam Scott and Shirley MacLaine

  • 9:55pm

    Enemy of the State

    A chance encounter with an old friend derails a successful lawyer's fast-track career, plunging him headlong into a deadly game of cat and mouse with relentless government agents capable of anticipating his every move. He quickly realises the only way to save his own life is to expose the truths his pursuers seem so intent on covering up, and seeks out a former intelligence agent to take them on at their own game. Thriller, starring Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight and Lisa Bonet