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 May 18 to May 22, 2020.
May 18, MONDAY
1. World War Z
(1:25pm, FOX Movies)
Gerry, a former United Nations employee, unexpectedly finds himself in a race against time as he investigates a threatening virus that turns humans into zombies.
2. The Book Thief
Liesel lives with her foster parents Hans and Rosa Hubermann in Nazi Germany. She finds solace from the horrors around her by stealing books from the mayor’s house to learn new words.
3. Scorpion King: Book Of Souls
The Scorpion King teams up with the fierce female warrior Tala in search of the powerful Book of Souls, in order to defeat the evil warlord Nesberek.
4. Mano Po 2: My Home
(9pm, Cinema One)
A prominent business man, juggling three women and three families, has his world turned upside down.
May 19, TUESDAY
After a clue to mankind’s origins is discovered, explorers are sent to the darkest corner of the universe. Their different expectations take a toll on them when they find something unimaginable.
2. The Dark Knight
With the help of allies Lt. Jim Gordon and DA Harvey Dent, Batman has been able to keep a tight lid on crime in Gotham City.
3. The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
(6:30pm, FOX Movies)
Lucy and her siblings find a wardrobe that lands them in a mystical place called Narnia. Here they realise that it was fated and they must now unite with Aslan to defeat an evil queen.
4. The Chronicles Of Narnia: Prince Caspian
(9pm, FOX Movies)
Four children return to Narnia to help Prince Caspian who struggles to win back his throne from King Miraz, his evil uncle.
5. Ang Tanging Ina N’yong Lahat
(9pm, Cinema One)
A mother of 12 who is employed as a maid discovers a plot against the Filipino president.
May 20, WEDNESDAY
1. Mr. & Mrs. Smith
A husband and wife struggle to keep their marriage alive until they realise they are both secretly working as assassins. Now, their respective assignments require them to kill each other.
2. Bohemian Rhapsody
(6pm, FOX Movies)
Queen, a British rock band, sets out to achieve musical superstardom. At the same time, lead singer Freddie Mercury faces personal struggles pertaining to his ego and sexuality.
Ray decides to help Hancock, an unpopular superhero, enhance his public image. When Hancock meets Ray’s wife, he discovers that he is not the only one of his kind.
(9pm, FOX Movies)
It is a live-action adaptation of Disney’s 1992 animated film of the same name.
4. Die Beautiful
(9pm, Cinema One)
A Filipino transgender woman’s last wish is to be presented as a different celebrity on each night of her wake.
May 21, THURSDAY
1. Gone Girl
Nick Dunne discovers that the entire media focus has shifted on him when his wife Amy Dunne disappears on the day of their fifth wedding anniversary.
(3pm, FOX Movies)
Scott, a master thief, gains the ability to shrink in scale with the help of a futuristic suit. Now he must rise to the occasion of his superhero status and protect his secret from unsavoury elements.
3. My Big Love
(7pm, Cinema One)
Pastry chef Macky has struggled with his weight for most of his life. It’s not easy being fat, especially when you’re secretly admiring a young socialite columnist named Ninia who gets the shock of her life when she sees Macky in his 300-pound glory.
Towards the end of WWII, the Nazis resort to black magic and conjure a demonic-looking being called Hellboy. But the Allies capture him and he grows up to fight against evil rather than for it.
May 22, FRIDAY
1. Notting Hill
(11:15am, FOX Movies)
William, a British bookseller, meets and falls in love with Anna, a high-profile American actress. However, their relationship goes through many problems due to their different social statuses.
2. Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous
After Miss USA and her companion get kidnapped, FBI agent Gracie goes undercover to Las Vegas for investigating the case. She decides to find them on her own even if it means disobeying direct orders.
3. The Green Hornet
(6:55pm, FOX Movies)
After his father’s death, Britt inherits the largest media company in Los Angeles. He teams up with Kato to fight crime but ends up becoming the target of an underworld gangster, Benjamin Chudnofsky.
After Will Sawyer, who assesses security for skyscrapers, is accused of a blaze in the safest building in the world, he must prove himself innocent and save his family from the burning building.
May 23, SATURDAY
1. The Fast and The Furious
Dominic Toretto enjoys the adrenaline of street car racing and his fans treat him like a rock star. After a blazing encounter with the ruthless Johnny Tran, Dom decides to take Brian (Paul Walker), a newcomer to street racing, under his wing.
2. 2 Fast 2 Furious
Brian, a former officer, partners with Roman Pierce, his ex-convict friend. As a part of a deal with the FBI, Brian and Roman have to bring down Verone, a drug lord, to erase their criminal record.
3. Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
Upon escaping the maze, Thomas and his friends are shifted to a facility run by Mr Janson. When they realise his intent, they escape, only to face the scorching heat in a lifeless world.
4. The Fast and The Furious: Tokyo Drift
In order to avoid jail time, an errant car racer is sent to live with his father in Tokyo. However, he finds himself in trouble once again when he becomes a major competitor in the drift racing.
A genetic anomaly allows a young man to teleport himself anywhere. While he uses his powers to rob banks, he comes to the attention of the Paladins who intend to kill him.
6. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
(6:50pm, FOX Movies)
A renowned archaeologist and explorer, Indiana Jones, teams up with a young man in order to unearth the mystery behind the legendary crystal skulls.
7. Seven Sundays
(7pm, Cinema One)
Siblings reunite when their father is diagnosed with cancer, and must settle old issues as they spend time together.
8. Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw
Brixton Lorr is a cybernetically enhanced soldier who possesses superhuman strength, a brilliant mind and a lethal pathogen that could wipe out half of the world’s population.
May 24, SUNDAY
1. Doctor Strange
In an accident, Stephen Strange, a famous neurosurgeon, loses the ability to use his hands. He goes to visit the mysterious Ancient One to heal himself and becomes a great sorcerer under her tutelage.
2. The Emoji Movie
Gene, a multi-expression emoji, gets sentenced to be deleted after he messes up a message his user Alex sends to his crush. Gene escapes the agents sent to destroy him and accepts his uniqueness.
(5pm, Cinema One)
When a couple begin to feel that their relationship has gone stale, they explore the idea of an open relationship.
4. Crazy Rich Asians
Rachel, a professor, dates a man named Nick and looks forward to meeting his family. However, she is shaken up when she learns that Nick belongs to one of the richest families in the country.