The swingin' 70's come to life this April on AMC. On Sunday, April 18, starting at 6 PM, the network explores the quintessential 80's "Brat Pack" ensemble film known as THE BREAKFAST CLUB, with a new edition of DVD_TV: THE BREAKFAST CLUB. The network will air both a full screen and a "Much More Movie" version of John Hughes's most zeitgeist-specific film, followed by a special Backstory of the movie.
On Sunday April 11, AMC takes viewers back ten more years for "That 70's Movie," a round-the-clock marathon of movies from the decade of the American auteur, from George Lucas's AMERICAN GRAFFITI to Irwin Allen's disaster flick, EARTHQUAKE.
Also this month is the two-day movie festival, "AMC Laughs All Weekend," with non-stop Three Stooges movies and shorts accompanied by comedies such as THE NUTTY PROFESSOR, TOUGH GUYS and
AMC ends the month with its "Fright Fest" movie line-up of heart-stopping thrillers, including: THE DEAD ZONE and MIMIC.
ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING PREMIERES
DVD_TV: THE BREAKFAST CLUB
AMC's monthly showcase spotlights THE BREAKFAST CLUB on Sunday, April 18 beginning at 6 pm with the full screen version and continuing at 8 pm with the "Much More Movie" version. At 10 pm, AMC presents a special episode of Backstory examining the cult 80's movie and its teen stars.
BLOOD ON THE ARROW (1964)
Premieres Wednesday, April 28 at 1:50 pm.
THE BREAKFAST CLUB (1985)
Premieres Sunday, April 18 at 6 pm.
CAPRICORN ONE (1978)
Premieres Sunday, April 11 at 6 pm.
THE DEAD ZONE (1983)
Premieres Saturday, April 24 at 8 pm.
THE DEVIL'S RAIN (1975)
Premieres Friday, April 23 at 10:30 pm.
DUDLEY DO-RIGHT (1999)
Premieres Sunday, April 4 at 8 pm.
THE FRENCH LIEUTENANT'S WOMAN (1981)
Premieres Monday, April 19 at 8:25 am.
GUN FURY (1953)
Premieres Saturday, April 10 at 6:15 am.
A KISS BEFORE DYING (1991)
Premieres Tuesday, April 6 at 10 pm.
KNOCK ON ANY DOOR (1949)
Premieres Tuesday, April 6 at 6:45 am.
THE LAST WAGON (1956)
Premieres Saturday, April 24 at 7:45 am.
THE PICK-UP ARTIST (1987)
Premieres Sunday, April 18 at 2:15 pm.
PUPPET MASTER (1989)
Premieres Friday, April 2 at 10:30 pm.
THE THREE STOOGES MEET HERCULES (1962)
Premieres Sunday, April 4 at 7:35 am.
TOUGH GUYS (1986)
Premieres Sunday, April 4 at 3:45 pm.
|"AMC Laughs All Weekend"||Saturday April 3- Sunday, April 4|
|AMC showcases The Three Stooges shorts all day Saturday, April 3, beginning at 6 am. The festival continues on Sunday, April 4 with a line-up of feature films starting at 5:35 am with THE THREE STOOGES IN ORBIT. The marathon continues with: THE THREE STOOGES MEET HERCULES (7:35 am); THE THREE STOOGES GO AROUND THE WORLD IN A DAZE (9:20 am); THE NUTTY PROFESSOR (11:20 am); DOCTOR DETROIT (1:45 pm & 1:15 am); TOUGH GUYS (3:45 pm & 9:30 pm); FLETCH LIVES (6 pm & 3:15 am); DUDLEY DO-RIGHT (8 pm & 11:45 pm).|
|"That 70's Movie"||Sunday, April 11|
|THE BAD NEWS BEARS (11:30 am); HOLLYWOOD ROCKS THE MOVIES: THE 70'S (1:30 pm); AMERICAN GRAFFITI (3:30 pm); CAPRICORN ONE (6 pm); SILVER STREAK (8 pm); EARTHQUAKE (10:30 pm).|
|"Fright Fest"||Saturday, April 24- Sunday, April 25|
|Saturday: THE FLY (2 pm & 2:30 am); CAPTAIN KRONOS: VAMPIRE HUNTER (4 pm); HALLOWEEN 4 (6 pm & 12:30 am); THE DEAD ZONE (8 pm); PROPHECY (10:15 pm).|
|Sunday: THE RETURN OF THE FLY (2 pm); THE DEAD ZONE (3:45 pm); HALLOWEEN 5 (6 pm); MIMIC (8 pm & 12 am); THEY LIVE (10 pm).|