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 August 10 to 16, 2020.
August 10, MONDAY
1. I Am Number Four
(4:20pm, FOX Movies)
John Smith, a teenager, has astonishing powers. He has to move from one town to another along with his guardian in order to avoid the beings from another planet who want to kill him.
2. Tron Legacy
Sam misses his father, a virtual world designer, and enters a virtual space that has become much more dangerous than his father intended. Now, both father and son embark upon a life-and-death journey.
3. The Grand Budapest Hotel
Gustave H, a concierge, is wrongly framed for murder at the Grand Budapest Hotel. In the process of proving his innocence, he befriends a lobby boy.
(9pm, FOX Movies)
As a young student, J.R.R. Tolkien finds love, friendship, and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts. Their brotherhood soon strengthens as Tolkien weathers the storm of a tumultuous courtship with Edith Bratt and the outbreak of World War I.
5. All My Life
(9pm, Cinema One)
In the wake of a tragedy, two lovers reconsider their decision to be together.
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August 11, TUESDAY
1. And I Love You So
(1pm, Cinema One)
A widow mourning her husband meets two interesting men.
2. Never Been Kissed
Josie, an editor, must go undercover at a high school to prepare a report on the lives of the students. However, she finds it difficult to fit in and school life brings back some unpleasant memories.
3. Robin Hood
(7pm, FOX Movies)
After returning home to England, aristocrat Robin of Loxley learns that the evil Sheriff of Nottingham has seized his family estate. He soon joins forces with Friar Tuck and Little John — a fierce Arabian warrior who wants to put an end to the Crusades.
August 12, WEDNESDAY
1. Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
(2:45pm, FOX Movies)
Four children return to Narnia to help Prince Caspian who struggles to win back his throne from King Miraz, his evil uncle.
2. Ice Age: Continental Drift
Scrat causes a monumental disaster when his nut chasing leads to continental drift. Once again, Manny, Diego, and Sid experience an adventure while trying to return home.
3. Captain Phillips
Somali pirates attack Maersk Alabama, a container ship, while it is on its course to Kenya. Richard Phillips, the captain of the ship, uses his wits to negotiate with them to save his crew.
4. Magic Temple
(9pm, Cinema One)
Three teenage boys journey into the magical world of Samadhi.
August 13, THURSDAY
1. 22 Jump Street
(11:55am, FOX Movies)
Schmidt and Jenko, two undercover cops, are sent on a mission to a college to investigate the use of a recreational drug known as WHYPHY. Their bond is tested when Schmidt befriends a girl, Maya.
2. Lego DC: Batman – Family Matters
Ominous notes sent to the Bat-family have the heroes racing against time to stop Red Hood, who’s gathering Gotham City’s rogues’ gallery to enact revenge on the Dark Knight.
3. The Panti Sisters
(5pm, Cinema One)
A father announces to his three sons that he is dying of cancer.
Peter Parker, a shy high school student, is often bullied by his classmates. However, his life changes when he is bitten by a genetically altered spider and gains superpowers.
5. Iron Man
(5:15pm, FOX Movies)
When Tony Stark, an industrialist, is captured, he constructs a high-tech armoured suit to escape. Once he manages to escape, he decides to use his suit to fight against evil forces to save the world.
6. 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.
August 14, FRIDAY
1. World War Z
(1:10pm, 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.
(4:50pm, FOX Movies)
Scientist Bruce Banner is exposed to gamma radiation which has its unique side effect. During his acts of resentment, Bruce transforms into an infuriated green monster.
3. The Peanuts Movie
Charlie falls for a red-haired girl, who moves into his neighborhood, and tries to woo her. Meanwhile, his best friend Snoopy, with the help of his team, sets out to pursue his arch-rival, Red Baron.
Half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur is born with the ability to communicate with marine creatures. He goes on a quest to retrieve the legendary Trident of Atlan and protect the water world.
August 15, SATURDAY
1. Miss You Like Crazy
(10am, Cinema One)
The story is a flashback of the five years of a love affair involving the characters of Allan Alvarez and Mia Samonte. The opening scene was in a Pasig River ferry boat.
Four spoiled animals from the New York Central Zoo escape with the unintentional help of four fugitive penguins. They subsequently find themselves in Madagascar amidst happy lemurs.
3. Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa
Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria find themselves in Africa, where Alex meets his long-lost parents. Meanwhile, Makunga, his father’s rival, will stop at nothing to be the king of the jungle.
(11pm, FOX Movies)
Columbus, a college student, joins forces with three eccentric strangers to survive the zombie apocalypse and travel through southwestern USA to a safe haven.
August 16, SUNDAY
1. One More Chance
(1pm, Cinema One)
A long-time couple seems destined for marriage, but frictions and differing ambitions break them apart. As they try to move on with their lives they are continually reminded of what they once had, and the temptation to go back is never far away.
When four students play with a magical video game, they are drawn to the jungle world of Jumanji, where they are trapped as their avatars. To return to the real world, they must finish the game.
3. Angels & Demons
Robert, a symbologist, tries his best to stop a secret society from destroying Vatican City. He tries to decipher various clues in the process, most of which lead him to the four altars of science.
4. Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2
After a successful mission, Quill and his team of galactic defenders meet Ego, a man claiming to be Quill’s father. However, they soon learn some disturbing truths about Ego.
5. The Lion King
(9pm, FOX Movies)
Simba, a young lion prince, flees his kingdom after the murder of his father, Mufasa. Years later, a chance encounter with Nala, a lioness, causes him to return and take back what is rightfully his.