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Danger from another galaxy

Watch ‘War of the Worlds’ on Star Movies at 11.36 pm on October 17. Ray (played by Tom Cruise) is a dockyard worker, who has night shifts. He is separated from his wife Mary Ann (Miranda Otto) and takes care of their kids Rachel (Dakota Fanning) and Robbie (Justin Chatwin) during weekends.

This particular weekend, Mary Ann is away with her husband to visit her parents in Boston. When Ray returns home in the morning from his work, he finds the children’s lives threatened by the invasion of aliens.

He takes them along and rushes from New York to Boston to find safety in Mary Ann’s parents’ home. Will he be able to keep them safe? Catch the movie to find out.

Connections within the mob

Catch ‘F.I.S.T’ on MGM Channel at 6.30 pm on October 17. This action-packed film features Johnny Kovak, who joins the Teamsters trade-union in a local chapter in the 1930s and works his way up in the organisation.

As he climbs higher and higher, his methods become more ruthless — until finally, senator Madison starts a campaign to find the truth about the alleged connections with the mob. The movie stars Sylvester Stallone, Rod Steiger, Peter Boyle, Melinda Dillon and David Huffman.

Standing guard over a magical dagger

Price of Persia: The Sands of Time’ is set in the mystical land of Persia. Dastan (played by Jake Gyllenhall) is a rogue prince, who gets together with Tamina (essayed by Gemma Arterton) with great reluctance to guard a magical dagger.

The one who possesses the dagger will have the power to reverse time and rule the world. Will they succeed in their mission? Tune in to the movie on Zee Studio at 10.30 pm on October 17 to find out.

In a war-like situation

Ong Bak 3: The Final Warrior’ stars Tony Jaa, Primorata Dejudom, Nirut Sirichanya, Petchtai Wong­kamlao and Dan Chupong. In 1431, Thailand, Tien is a hostage being wounded with wooden staves. Lord Rajasena has ordered his knees and elbows to be broken. When Rajasena is sleeping, Tien and his guerilla fighters are killed by Bhuti Sangka.

Rajasena offers a Bhuti a job but he refuses and instead lifts the curse on Rajasena. Tien’s corpse is brought back to life by Pim and Tien then goes on a to rehabilitate, due to the help of Master Bua.

A fight breaks out between Tien and Bhuti and finally Bhuti is killed.
After that Tien and Pim return to the village and pray to Ong Bak. Tune in to the movie on HBO at 10.55 pm on October 17.

(TV SHOW TIMINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

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