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Weekend Movie lineup on Viasat 1



This weekend, some of Hollywood’s biggest stars will shine on Viasat 1 as the TV network serves a delightful selection of blockbusters from Tinsel Town.

A Perfect Murder

On Thursday 9th September @ 10pm, Michael Douglas plays Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor, a man with everything but craves most the love and fidelity of his wife (Gwyneth Paltrow). A hugely successful player in the New York financial world, he considers her his most treasured acquisition. But she needs more than simply the role of dazzling accessory. Brilliant in her own right, she works at the U.N. and is involved with a struggling artist who fulfills her emotional needs. When her husband discovers her indiscretion, he sets out to commit the perfect murder and inherit her considerable trust fund in the bargain.

Cradle 2 the Grave

Then on Friday 10th September @ 10pm Jet Li, DMX, Gabrielle Union, Kelly Hu and Anthony Anderson star in the fast paced action thriller CRADLE 2 THE GRAVE. In this feature an international criminal kidnaps the daughter of a gang leader (DMX) as part of a diamond heist, it causes a city’s police to engage in an intensive search (led by a government agent played by Li), aided by the father’s gangsters.

King Kong

And 2005 remake of Hollywood’s classic King Kong hits the silver screens on Saturday 11th September on Blockbuster movie of the week @ 9pm! Set in the 1930s, this is the story of a group of explorers and documentary filmmakers who travel to the mysterious Skull Island (near Sumatra) to investigate legends of a giant gorilla named Kong. Once there, they discover that King Kong is a real creature, living in a massive jungle where creatures from prehistoric times have been protected and hidden for millions of years. As the explorers search for the great ape, their quest puts them up against both Kong and his dinosaur enemies. Ultimately, it is the attention of a beautiful human woman that soothes Kong long enough for him to be subdued by the explorers and shipped back to New York, where his bleak future involves being put on display in front of humans… but how long can even the mightiest shackles of man hold back an ape 25 feet tall?