HDNET MOVIES STARTS OFF 2017 WITH A BANG IN THE “GUNS OF THE WEST” NEW YEAR’S DAY MARATHON, FEATURING CLINT EASTWOOD, LIAM NEESON, CHARLES BRONSON & MORE, ON JAN. 1 AT 9aE
Other Highlights Include a Six-Pack of Brad Pitt Films; an MLK Day Richard Pryor Three-Pack; and a Chinese New Year Jackie Chan Marathon
Los Angeles – December 19, 2016 – HDNET MOVIES blasts into the New Year with an explosive January lineup, headlined by the Guns of the West classic Westerns marathon on Sunday, Jan. 1 starting at 9aE. The powerful 10-film line-up includes James Garner in HOUR OF THE GUN; Richard Boone in RIO CONCHOS; Henry Fonda and Charles Bronson in Sergio Leone’s ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST; Ann-Margret and Bing Crosby in STAGECOACH; Charles Bronson in BREAKHEART PASS; Yul Brenner in RETURN OF THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN; Clint Eastwood in Sergio Leone’s THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY; James Coburn in Sergio Leone’s A FISTFUL OF DYNAMITE; Liam Neeson and Pierce Brosnan in SERAPHIM FALLS; and Robert Ryan in THE PROUD ONES.
The network debuts a new stunt highlighting a different movie star each month in The A-List, starting with celebrated leading man Brad Pitt showcasing six films in primetime Jan. 6-7. The event kicks off Friday, Jan. 6 at 7pE with THE DEVIL’S OWN; followed by the 1994 Oscar®-winner LEGENDS OF THE FALL at 9pE; and Guy Ritchie’s crime caper SNATCH at 11:15pE. Then, Saturday, Jan. 7 features Pitt in his breakout role in Ridley Scott’s Oscar®-winning adventure THELMA & LOUISE, at 7pE; David Fincher’s THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON at 9:15pE; and Robert Redford’s A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT at 12:05aE.
In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, HDNET MOVIES showcases one of Hollywood’s most influential African-American comedians Richard Pryor, starring alongside Gene Wilder in a trio of sidesplitting comedies on Monday, Jan. 16. The night starts at 9pE with Pryor, Wilder and Kevin Spacey in SEE NO EVIL, HEAR NO EVIL; followed by Sidney Poitier’s STIR CRAZY at 10:50pE; and Pryor and Wilder’s final film together ANOTHER YOU at 12:45aE.
HDNET MOVIES kicks off the Chinese New Year with a Jackie Chan Marathon on Saturday, Jan. 28, featuring seven of Chan’s most action-packed, wild stunt-filled films, including DRAGONS FOREVER (4pE), DRAGON LORD (5:40pE), THE LEGEND OF DRUNKEN MASTER (7:30pE), SUPERCOP (9:15pE), TWIN DRAGONS (10:55pE), JACKIE CHAN’S PROJECT A (12:45aE), and JACKIE CHAN’S PROJECT A 2 (2:35aE).
For a complete schedule of films and times, visit www.hdnetmovies.com/schedules.
HDNET MOVIES’ January highlights are as follows (all times eastern):
Guns of the West—Sunday, Jan. 1
- HOUR OF THE GUN (1967) – 9aE
- RIO CONCHOS (1964) – 10:50aE
- ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST (1968) – 12:45pE
- STAGECOACH (1966) – 3:35pE
- BREAKHEART PASS (1975) – 5:35pE
- RETURN OF THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN (1966) – 7:20pE
- THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY (1966) – 9pE
- A FISTFUL OF DYNAMITE (1971) – 12aE
- SERAPHIM FALLS (2006) – 2:40aE
- THE PROUD ONES (1956) – 4:40aE
The A-List: Brad Pitt—Friday, Jan. 6 & Saturday, Jan. 7
- THE DEVIL’S OWN (1997) – 7pE
- LEGENDS OF THE FALL (1994) – 9pE
- SNATCH (2000) – 11:15pE
- THELMA & LOUISE (1991) – 7pE
- THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON (2008) – 9:15pE
- A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT (1992) – 12:05aE
Richard Pryor: Comedy King—Monday, Jan. 16
- SEE NO EVIL, HEAR NO EVIL (1989) – 9pE
- STIR CRAZY (1980) – 10:50pE
- ANOTHER YOU (1991) – 12:45aE
Chinese New Year Jackie Chan Marathon—Saturday, Jan. 28
- DRAGONS FOREVER (1988) – 4pE
- DRAGON LORD (1982) – 5:40pE
- THE LEGEND OF DRUNKEN MASTER (1994) – 7:30pE
- SUPERCOP (1992) – 9:15pE
- TWIN DRAGONS (1992) – 10:55pE
- JACKIE CHAN’S PROJECT A (1983) – 12:45aE
- JACKIE CHAN’S PROJECT A 2 (1987) – 2:35aE
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