Isn’t it a bummer when you see your favorite movie already playing halfway through when you turn on the TV? Fret not! From rom-com and action to horror and thriller, we’re giving you a heads up on all the must-watch movies on TV from July 4 to 10, 2022.
July 4, Monday
Wonder Woman 1984
Diana Prince lives quietly among mortals in the vibrant, sleek 1980s — an era of excess driven by the pursuit of having it all. Though she’s come into her full powers, she maintains a low profile by curating ancient artifacts and only performing heroic acts incognito. But soon, Diana will have to muster all of her strength, wisdom, and courage as she finds herself squaring off against Maxwell Lord and the Cheetah, a villainess who possesses superhuman strength and agility.
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider – The Cradle of Life
Fearless explorer Lara Croft tries to locate Pandora’s box before criminals Jonathan Reiss and Chen Lo use it for evil. According to myth, the box holds deadly organisms that could kill millions of people. With her old partner, Terry, Croft goes on a hunt that takes her from Europe to Asia to Africa, where pal Kosa helps her. Along the way, Croft rappels down cliffs, scuba dives, and decimates many male opponents.
July 5, Tuesday
Space Jam: A New Legacy
Superstar LeBron James and his young son, Dom, get trapped in digital space by a rogue AI. To get home safely, LeBron teams up with Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang for a high-stakes basketball game against the AI’s digitized champions of the court — a powered-up roster called the Goon Squad.
(11pm, Cinema One)
Politicians secretly hire convicts to conduct hits, then quickly return them to prison.
On Sept. 11, 2012, Islamic militants attack the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, killing Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and Sean Smith, an officer for the Foreign Service. Stationed less than one mile away are members of the Annex Security Team, former soldiers assigned to protect operatives and diplomats in the city. As the assault rages on, the six men engage the combatants in a fierce firefight to save the lives of the remaining Americans.
July 6, Wednesday
Wedding Tayo, Wedding Hindi
(7pm, Cinema One)
A woman wants to end her marriage, while her cousin struggles to make her wedding a reality.
Emma is stuck in a stale marriage to Mark and is surprised when he whisks her away to their secluded lakehouse for a romantic evening on their 10th anniversary. But everything changes the next morning when she finds herself handcuffed to Mark’s dead body. Trapped and isolated in the dead of winter, Emma learns this is only the beginning of Mark’s twisted plan, and to survive, she must fight the hired killers coming to finish her off.
Para Sa Broken Hearted
Three interwoven stories of broken hearts tackle the pain of heartbreak, acceptance, moving on, and the courage of loving again.
July 7, Thursday
Love You To The Stars and Back
(3pm, Cinema One)
Feeling out place in her own home, an eccentric and socially awkward girl, Mika, decides to go on a road trip with a very strange goal, to look for aliens. On her trip, Mika accidentally bumps into a simple and good-humored boy, Caloy, to whom she chooses to give him a free ride until he reaches his destination.
Best-selling pop diva Rachel Marron has a stalker whose obsession has risen to the level of disturbing threats. At the urging of her manager, Rachel hires former secret service agent Frank Farmer as her bodyguard. Initially resented and treated with disdain for his hard-nosed security procedures, Farmer soon becomes an integral part of Rachel’s inner circle. As they spend more time together, the client and protector become closer still.
A group of brokenhearted women goes to a resort that specializes in helping people ease their pain.
In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were slowly and methodically evacuated from the beach using every serviceable naval and civilian vessel that could be found. At the end of this heroic mission, 330,000 French, British, Belgian, and Dutch soldiers were safely evacuated.
July 8, Friday
One morning in an ordinary town, five people are shot dead in a seemingly random attack. All evidence points to a single suspect: an ex-military sniper who is quickly brought into custody. The man’s interrogation yields one statement: Get Jack Reacher. Reacher, an enigmatic ex-Army investigator, believes the authorities have the right man but agrees to help the sniper’s defense attorney. However, the more Reacher delves into the case, the less clear-cut it appears.
To Love Some Buddy
(7pm, Cinema One)
Two friends slowly come to realize that their feelings for each other have turned romantic.
The Breakup Playlist
A story about an aspiring professional singer and a rock singer who collaborates on a song. As they work on their song, they start to develop feelings for each other.
July 9, Saturday
(7pm, Cinema One)
College sweethearts Christine and Raf meet again for the first time eight years after their breakup. Once an overachieving art student, Christine has become a failure, whereas Raf, a guy nobody thought, would be great.
Evolving from single-celled yellow organisms at the dawn of time, Minions live to serve, but find themselves working for a continual series of unsuccessful masters, from T. Rex to Napoleon. Without a master to grovel for, the Minions fall into a deep depression. But one minion, Kevin, has a plan; accompanied by his pals Stuart and Bob, Kevin sets forth to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow. Their search leads them to Scarlet Overkill, the world’s first-ever super-villainess.
In a world where monsters are tame and monster wrestling is a popular sport, Winnie seeks to follow in her father’s footsteps as a manager by turning an inexperienced monster into a contender.
Blade Runner 2049
Officer K, a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. His discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, a former blade runner who’s been missing for 30 years.
Figuring they’re all expendable, a U.S. intelligence officer decides to assemble a team of dangerous, incarcerated supervillains for a top-secret mission. Now armed with government weapons, Deadshot, Harley Quinn, Captain Boomerang, Killer Croc and other despicable inmates must learn to work together. Dubbed Task Force X, the criminals unite to battle a mysterious and powerful entity, while the diabolical Joker launches an evil agenda of his own.
July 10, Sunday
The Top Gun Naval Fighter Weapons School is where the best of the best train to refine their elite flying skills. When hotshot fighter pilot Maverick is sent to the school, his reckless attitude and cocky demeanor put him at odds with the other pilots, especially the cool and collected Iceman. But Maverick isn’t only competing to be the top fighter pilot, he’s also fighting for the attention of his beautiful flight instructor, Charlotte Blackwood.
I Love You, Hater
(5pm, Cinema One)
A boy tries to help his family survive while a girl hopes to prove herself.
Journalist Eddie Brock is trying to take down Carlton Drake, the notorious and brilliant founder of the Life Foundation. While investigating one of Drake’s experiments, Eddie’s body merges with the alien Venom — leaving him with superhuman strength and power. Twisted, dark, and fueled by rage, Venom tries to control the new and dangerous abilities that Eddie finds so intoxicating.