AFN Movie TV Channel Guide
AFN Movie TV Channel Program Schedule. All times CEST – Central European Summer Time. AFN Movie Channel features a wide range of movies as well as “behind- the-scenes” film programs and news.
Monday, May 29
09:00 A Farewell to Arms
Prod Year 1957 – Based on the Ernest Hemingway novel, this World War I drama follows American soldier Lt. Frederick Henry (Rock Hudson) and his romance with a nurse, Catherine Barkley (Jennifer Jones). While fighting alongside the Italian army, Frederick is separated from Catherine, who is pregnant with his child. After helping locals escape to freedom, Frederick searches for Catherine while enemy forces hunt him across Italy. But Catherine’s poor health may prevent Frederick from reaching her in time.
12:00 Behind Enemy Lines
Prod Year 2001 – A Navy pilot (Owen Wilson) is shot down over enemy territory, and struggles to survive the relentless pursuit of a ruthless secret police enforcer, a deadly tracker, and countless hostile troops. With time running out, the injured pilot’s commanding officer (Gene Hackman) goes against orders to carry out a desperate rescue mission.
14:00 Sands of Iwo Jima
Prod Year 1949 – Marine Sgt. John Stryker (John Wayne) is despised by his own men for his rough attitude and exhausting training regimen. As the war in the Pacific progresses, though, they begin to respect Stryker’s hard-edged outlook on war and his brutal training methods, as it has helped them prepare for the harsh realities of the battlefield. They’ll need all of Stryker’s battle tactics if they want to survive what will end up being one of the bloodiest engagements of the war: the Battle of Iwo Jima.
16:00 The Monuments Men
Prod Year 2014 – During World War II, the Nazis steal countless pieces of art and hide them away. Some over-the-hill art scholars, historians, architects and other experts form a unit to retrieve as many of the stolen masterpieces as possible. The mission becomes even more urgent when the team learns about Hitler’s “”Nero Decree,”” which orders destruction of the artworks if the Third Reich falls. Caught in a race against time, the men risk their lives to protect some of mankind’s greatest achievements.
19:00 War Horse
Prod Year 2011 – Albert (Jeremy Irvine) and his beloved horse, Joey, live on a farm in the British countryside. At the outbreak of World War I, Albert and Joey are forcibly parted when Albert’s father sells the horse to the British cavalry. Against the backdrop of the Great War, Joey begins an odyssey full of danger, joy and sorrow, and he transforms everyone he meets along the way. Meanwhile Albert, unable to forget his equine friend, searches the battlefields of France to find Joey and bring him home.
21:30 Close Up
Tom Cruise – Tom reveals what he looks for in new roles and how he handled his divorce from Nicole Kidman.
22:00 G.I. Jane
Prod Year 1997 – In response to political pressure from Senator Lillian DeHaven (Anne Bancroft), the U.S. Navy begins a program that would allow for the eventual integration of women into its services. The program begins with a single trial candidate, Lieutenant Jordan O’Neil (Demi Moore), who is chosen specifically for her femininity. O’Neil enters the grueling training program under the command of John James Urgayle (Viggo Mortensen), who unfairly pushes O’Neil until her determination wins his respect.
Tuesday, May 30
00:30 Good Morning, Vietnam
Prod Year 1987 – Radio funny man Adrian Cronauer (Robin Williams) is sent to Vietnam to bring a little comedy back into the lives of the soldiers. After setting up shop, Cronauer delights the G.I.s but shocks his superior officer, Sergeant Major Dickerson (J.T. Walsh), with his irreverent take on the war. While Dickerson attempts to censor Cronauer’s broadcasts, Cronauer pursues a relationship with a Vietnamese girl named Trinh (Chintara Sukapatana), who shows him the horrors of war first-hand.
03:00 Lone Survivor
Prod Year 2013 – In 2005 Afghanistan, Navy SEALs Marcus Luttrell (Mark Wahlberg), Michael Murphy (Taylor Kitsch), Danny Dietz (Emile Hirsch) and Matthew “”Axe”” Axelson (Ben Foster) deploy on a mission of surveillance and to take out Taliban leader Ahmad Shah. Though spotted by goatherds, Luttrell and his team decide not to kill them. But one of the Afghans alerts a group of Taliban fighters to the invaders, and a terrible battle ensues, in which the SEALs find themselves hopelessly outnumbered and outgunned.
05:30 Faith of My Fathers: The John McCain Story
Prod Year 2005 – Shot down over Vietnam, young John McCain (Shawn Hatosy) endures more than five years of torture and hardship in a POW camp.
07:00 The Finest Hours
Prod Year 2016 – On Feb. 18, 1952, a massive storm splits the SS Pendleton in two, trapping more than 30 sailors inside the tanker’s sinking stern. Engineer Ray Sybert bravely takes charge to organize a strategy for his fellow survivors. As word of the disaster reaches the Coast Guard in Chatham, Mass., Chief Warrant Officer Daniel Cluff orders a daring rescue mission. Despite the ferocious weather, coxswain Bernie Webber takes three men on a lifeboat to try and save the crew against seemingly impossible odds.
09:00 Night at the Museum
Prod Year 2006 – A newly recruited night security guard at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the animals and exhibits on display to come to life and wreak havoc.
11:00 Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
Prod Year 2009 – Once the night guard at the Museum of Natural History, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) is now a successful purveyor of infomercial products. Soon after learning that his museum friends have been shipped to the Smithsonian Institution, Larry receives a distress call from Jedediah, who warns him that four of history’s greatest villains have come to life and are planning to take over the Smithsonian first, then the world. Larry joins forces with friends old and new to stop the quartet’s nefarious plans.
13:00 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
Prod Year 2014 – Larry spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it is gone forever.
15:00 The Book of Life
Prod Year 2014 – Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart, embarks on an adventure that spans three fantastic worlds where he must face his greatest fears.
17:00 Puppy Love
Prod Year 2013 – A single mother (Candace Cameron Bure) adopts a dog for her daughter (Katie Hawkins), then meets a ballplayer (Victor Webster) who claims to be the animal’s owner.
19:00 The Joy Luck Club
Prod Year 1993 – In San Francisco, a group of aging Chinese women (Kieu Chinh, Tsai Chin, France Nuyen, Lisa Lu) meet regularly to trade familial stories while playing Mahjong. In a series of sixteen vignettes that spans generations and continents, this adaptation of Amy Tan’s bestselling novel explores cultural conflict and the often-turbulent relationships between four first-generation Chinese-American women (Ming-Na Wen, Tamlyn Tomita, Lauren Tom, Rosalind Chao) and their mothers.
21:30 On the Basis of Sex
Prod Year 2018 – Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a struggling attorney and new mother who faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights. When Ruth takes on a groundbreaking tax case with her husband, attorney Martin Ginsburg, she knows it could change the direction of her career and the way the courts view gender discrimination.