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The Blues Brothers

11/10/2013

8:00pm

7Mate

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Blues_Brothers_%28film%29

Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and brother Elwood were raised.

 

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Rain Man

11/10/2013

8:30pm

GEM

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rain_Man

Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.

 

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The Game

17/10/2013

8:30pm

7TWO

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Game_%281997_film%29

Wealthy financier Nicholas Van Orton gets a strange birthday present from wayward brother Conrad: a live-action game that consumes his life.

 

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

18/10/2013

12:30am

ABC1

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Good,_the_Bad_and_the_Ugly

A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.

 

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Dirty Harry

21/10/2013

9:30pm

GO!

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dirty_Harry

When a mad man calling himself 'the Scorpio Killer' menaces the city, tough as nails San Francisco Police Inspector Harry Callahan is assigned to track down and ferret out the crazed psychopath.

 

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Smokey and the Bandit

24/10/2013

7:30pm

7TWO

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smokey_and_the_Bandit

The Bandit is hired on to run a tractor trailer full of beer over county lines in hot pursuit by a pesky sheriff.

 

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Batman Begins

24/10/2013

8:30pm

Nine Digital

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batman_Begins

After training with his mentor, Batman begins his war on crime to free the crime-ridden Gotham City from corruption that the Scarecrow and the League of Shadows have cast upon it.

 

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Ocean's Twelve

24/10/2013

9:00pm

GO!

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ocean%27s_Twelve

Daniel Ocean recruits one more team member so he can pull off three major European heists in this sequel to Ocean's 11.

 

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Gran Torino

05/11/2013

8:30pm

GO!

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gran_Torino

Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski's prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino.

 

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Warrior

21/11/2013

8:30pm

Nine Digital

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia....%282011_film%29

The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision corner with his older brother.

 

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Sharknado (Something stupid for the hell of it.)

21/11/2013

9:30pm

GO!

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharknado

When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, nature's deadliest killer rules sea, land, and air as thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace.

 

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Up

29/11/2013

7:00pm

7Mate

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Up_%282009_film%29

By tying thousands of balloons to his home, 78-year-old Carl sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream to see the wilds of South America. Russell, a wilderness explorer 70 years younger, inadvertently becomes a stowaway.

 

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Blazing Saddles

29/11/2013

11:45pm

GEM

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blazing_Saddles

To ruin a western town, a corrupt political boss appoints a black sheriff, who promptly becomes his most formidable adversary.

 

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Goldeneye

04/12/2013

8:30pm

7 Digital

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GoldenEye

James Bond teams up with the lone survivor of a destroyed Russian research center to stop the hijacking of a nuclear space weapon by a fellow agent believed to be dead.

 

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If you've need see a Paul Newman film, this is a must watch. Right at the start of his prime that launched his Hollywood career. One of my favourite movies of all time.

 

Sweet Bird of Youth

06/12/2013

11:30pm

GEM

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia....outh_%28film%29

Drifter Chance Wayne returns to his hometown after many years of trying to make it in the movies. Arriving with him is a faded film star he picked up along the way, Alexandra Del Lago. While trying to get her help to make a screen test, he also finds the time to meet his former girlfriend Heavenly, the daughter of the local politician Tom 'Boss' Finley, who more or less forced him to leave the town many years ago.

 

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Dawn of the Dead

07/02/2014

9:45pm

7Mate

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dawn_of_the_Dead_%282004_film%29

A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman, and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall.

 

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Rosemary's Baby

13/03/2014

12:30am

ABC1

Movie

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosemary%27s_Baby_%28film%29

A young couple move into a new apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins controlling her life.

 

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