Films on TV Cabo 13th / 20th January


Satellite: Hispasat Position: 30.0 west Frequency: 11811H

January 13 to January 20

Please note change of name


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Man of the House (2005/I) NEW Action / Comedy

Starring Tommy Lee Jones, Cedric the Entertainer, Christina Milian and Paula Garcés. Directed by Stephen Herek.

Texas Ranger Roland Sharp (Tommy Lee Jones) is assigned to protect the only witnesses to the murder of a key figure in the prosecution of a drug kingpin -- a group of University of Texas cheerleaders. Sharp must now go undercover as an assistant cheerleading coach and move in with the young women.


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Dead Man's Shoes (2004) NEW

Starring Paddy Considine, Gary Stretch, Toby Kebbell and Emily Aston. Directed by Shane Meadows.

The film is a straight revenge story - a man goes back to a small town in the north of England to take revenge on a group of people who abused and tortured his mentally-retarded brother. Richard has been in the army for several years and is trained as a mercenary, but he plays mind games as much as he resorts to violence.


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The Gospel of John (2003) Drama / History

Starring Christopher Plummer, Henry Ian Cusick, Stuart Bunce and Daniel Kash. Directed by Philip Saville.

This widely acclaimed motion picture is a meticulous recreation of the turbulent era of Jesus and the events that changed the course of history. Narrated by Christopher Plummer, it’s the powerful story of Jesus as told by his disciple John. The best-loved but least understood of the gospels, John presents a uniquely human portrait of courage and passion encompassing Jesus' entire three-year ministry, the final years of his life.


Pit Fighter (2005) Action

Starring Dominique Vandenberg, Steven Bauer, Stephen Graham and Stana Katic. Directed by Jesse Johnson.

Jack (Dominique Vandenberg) gets amnesia after a bullet in the head almost kills him. Five years later, still haunted by dreams and visions of a woman he loved in his previous life even while attempting to stay the top pit fighter, his past catches up to him. However he might not like what he remembers.


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The Piano Player (2002) Action / Drama / Thriller / Crime

Starring Christopher Lambert, Dennis Hopper, Benjamin Ajogri and Therese Benade. Directed by Jean-Pierre Roux.

Alex Laney (Christopher Lambert), a professional killer, is hired to be the bodyguard of Robert Nile (Dennis Hopper) in the City of Cape, in South Africa. Robert Nile is the witness of prosecution of Christ, a powerful gangster and practitioner of voodoo. Alex Laney has a personal drama: when he was a child, he saw his father and mother be killed by a gunman.


Madhouse (2004) Horror / Thriller

Starring Joshua Leonard, Jordan Ladd, Natasha Lyonne and Lance Henriksen. Directed by William Butler.

The psychiatric intern Clark Stevens (Joshua Leonanrd) comes to Cunningham Hall, a mental healthy facility administrated by Dr. Franks (Lance Henriksen), for a training period before his graduation in medical college. He gets close to the resident Sara (Jordan Ladd) and to Ben London, a dangerous patient lodged in cell 44 in the basement of the clinic. Clark becomes intrigued with a boy, who seems to be a ghost, and finds that Dr. Franks does not use real medication in the patients. A further investigation shows hidden dark secrets in the clinic.

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