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09:30 en­der’s game (m-net) sci-fi. a group of gifted teens are re­cruited by a spe­cial task force to help fight an alien race that’s in­vad­ing earth and is de­ter­mined to ex­ter­mi­nate hu­mans for good. har­ri­son ford, asa but­ter­field (2013) (pg13). 14:30 sto­ry­book (e.tv) fan­tasy. eight-year-old bran­don and his dog leo wind up in sto­ry­book land after find­ing a mag­i­cal book in the at­tic. bran­don must help free the king­dom from an evil queen be­fore he’ll be able to go home again. sean fitzger­ald, swoosie kurtz (1996) (a). 20:30 heartbreakers (sabc3) com­edy. a mother-and-daugh­ter con team who prey on sin­gle, wealthy men fi­nally meet their match in an ail­ing and cranky old mil­lion­aire, only for their plan to fall apart more when the daugh­ter falls in love. sigour­ney weaver, gene hack­man, jen­nifer love hewitt (2001) (pg13). 21:00 congo (e.tv) ac­tion. a team of sci­en­tists and ex­plor­ers head into the go­rilla-filled jun­gles of congo to fig­ure out what hap­pened to the pre­vi­ous group on a sim­i­lar ex­pe­di­tion who van­ished into thin air. laura lin­ney, tim curry (1995) (pg13). 21:30 wel­come to the punch (m-net) ac­tion. an ex-crim­i­nal who’s try­ing to stay on the straigh­tand-nar­row path is pulled back into the crim­i­nal un­der­world when his son gets in­volved in a rob­bery gone wrong. this also gives the de­tec­tive who’s been after the ex-con the per­fect op­por­tu­nity to catch the crim­i­nal who’s man­aged to evade him for years. james mcavoy, mark strong, ja­son fle­myng (2013) (16lv). 23:10 & 02:45 tokyo raiders (e.tv) ac­tion. a pri­vate in­ves­ti­ga­tor teams up with a brideto-be to find her soonto-be-hus­band who’s dis­ap­peared mys­te­ri­ously. the case will take them from las ve­gas to tokyo and ev­ery­where in-be­tween as they search for the miss­ing man. tony chiu wai le­ung, ekin cheng (2000) (pg13). 23:30 ve­hi­cle 19 (m-net) ac­tion. a tourist gets in­volved in a car chase with cor­rupt cops after un­know­ingly pick­ing up the rental car that the cops are after as it con­tains some­thing im­por­tant that they want. paul walker (2013) (16). 01:00 sav­ing mr banks (m-net) biog­ra­phy. au­thor pl travers takes a look back at her younger years when she re­luc­tantly goes to meet movie ge­nius walt dis­ney, who wants to adapt her chil­dren’s book mary pop­pins into a film. tom hanks, emma thomp­son (2013) (pg13). 03:15 the spec­tac­u­lar now (m-net) ro­man­tic com­edy. a popular high school jock who loves to party and date the hot girls ends up fall­ing for a geeky, un­pop­u­lar girl who helps him change his out­look on life. miles teller, shai­lene wood­ley, kyle chandler (2012) (16l).

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