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 31 to September 6, 2020.
August 31, MONDAY
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.
James & Pat & Dave
(7pm, Cinema One)
James finds an opportunity to make Pat recommend a raise for him when she needs him to pretend to be her boyfriend to get rid of her returning ex, Dave Verona. But as they discover the rejected souls behind their banters and bravado, they find themselves falling in love for real.
(7:10pm, FOX Movies)
After hearing a mysterious voice call out to her, Elsa travels to the enchanted forests and dark seas beyond her kingdom — an adventure that soon turns into a journey of self-discovery.
Lara Croft, a courageous and independent young woman, sets out on a dangerous journey to unravel the truth behind her adventurer father’s mysterious disappearance.
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.
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September 1, TUESDAY
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
(6:15pm, FOX Movies)
Bilbo and his companions continue their journey east and brave many dangers on their way to the Lonely Mountain, culminating in an encounter with the fearsome dragon Smaug.
Magneto kidnaps Marie, a young mutant, with the intention of using her powers to destroy humanity. However, the X-Men and Wolverine team up to save her and stop Magneto.
Sue Ann, a middle-aged woman, allows a group of teenagers to party in her basement but on some conditions. Though the friends are elated with the idea, they soon discover her true character.
(9pm, Cinema One)
Bernardo hires his half-sister Bernadette as an assistant and she has no idea who he really is. Bernardo plans to make her life hell until a rival tries to lure Bernadette away and he has to fight to keep her.
September 2, WEDNESDAY
Maybe This Time
(9am, Cinema One)
Steph learns to be tough and sets her sights on bigger dreams after Tonio ends their relationship without saying goodbye.
Childhood friends start having feelings for each other, but a long-distance relationship becomes a great challenge for both of them.
Viktor Navorski gets stranded at an airport when a war rages in his country. He is forced by the officials to stay at the airport until his original identity is confirmed.
Jack, a struggling musician, meets with an accident during a blackout and wakes up to find out that only he remembers The Beatles. Later, he starts singing the band’s songs to gain fame.
September 3, THURSDAY
Five Feet Apart
(11:35am, FOX Movies)
Seventeen-year-old Stella spends most of her time in the hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient. Her life is full of routines, boundaries and self-control — all of which get put to the test when she meets Will, an impossibly charming teen who has the same illness.
The Grinch grows increasingly annoyed with the ever-growing festive cheer that engulfs the village of Whoville. So, he teams up with his dog to ruin the festive spirit by being a spoilsport.
(11pm, FOX Movies)
Scientist Bruce Banner is exposed to gamma radiation which has its unique side effect. During his acts of resentments, Bruce transforms into an infuriated green monster.
September 4, FRIDAY
The Spy Who Dumped Me
(5:30pm, FOX Movies)
Best friends Audrey and Morgan are going about their humdrum lives in Los Angeles — until Audrey’s ex-boyfriend suddenly shows up with a team of deadly assassins on his trail.
Astronauts Lovell, Haise and Swigert of the Apollo 13 moon mission find themselves stranded when their spacecraft gets damaged. NASA must now find a way to bring them back before it is too late.
(5pm, Cinema One)
A loner falls for a rebel who fights for what she believes in.
When the members of an underwater research facility are under threat owing to a 75 feet prehistoric shark, Jonas Taylor, a deep sea diver, is hired to save them.
September 5, SATURDAY
Five women enter a boot camp to deal with their feelings.
My Amnesia Girl
(5pm, Cinema One)
Apollo tries to undo his past mistakes with Irene when she gets amnesia after their breakup.
Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer
The Silver Surfer, an intergalactic herald serving Galactus, plans to destroy the Earth for his master. However, four superheroes must intervene and battle the villainous force to save the planet.
Don’t Let Go
Detective Jack Radcliff gets a shocking phone call from his recently murdered niece Ashley. Working together across time, they race to solve the crime before it can happen.
September 6, SUNDAY
In a future where people stop ageing after 25 and need to buy time to live, the rich become immortal while others cease to exist. So, Will is on the run with a hostage in a desperate bid to survive.
(5pm, Cinema One)
A love triangle plays out between a rock singer and two women on the island of Siargao.
David Aames, a publishing magnate, becomes the victim of a car crash, which scars his face. The incident changes him and compels him to question the existing reality of his life.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Gellert Grindelwald plans to raise an army of wizards to rule over non-magical beings. In response, Newt Scamander’s former professor, Albus Dumbledore, seeks his help to stop him.
Transformers: The Last Knight
(9pm, FOX Movies)
Quintessa brainwashes Optimus Prime and heads to Earth to search for an ancient staff. Cade, Bumblebee and the Autobots race against time to find it, while also escaping an anti-Transformers force.