Top Movies

Our top movie recommendations for Monday,
August 20, 2018
Ratatouille

Ratatouille

FREEFORM, 4:10 pm ET

Remy (Patton Oswalt), a resident of Paris, appreciates good food and has quite a sophisticated palate. He would love to become a chef so he can create and enjoy culinary masterpieces to his hearts delight. The only problem is, Remy is a rat. When he winds up in the sewer beneath one of Paris finest restaurants, the rodent gourmet finds himself ideally placed to realize his dream.


 

Shanghai Noon

Shanghai Noon

TMCX, 5:00 pm ET

Bumbling Chon Wang (Jackie Chan) works as an Imperial guard in the Forbidden City of China. When Princess Pei Pei (Lucy Liu) is taken hostage, Wang pursues her captors to the wild frontier land of Nevada, where he meets good-natured thief and occasional cowboy Roy OBannon (Owen Wilson). Using OBannons love of money, Wang convinces him to help recover the princess, and together the two form a curious partnership -- the likes of which the West has never seen.


 

Being John Malkovich

Being John Malkovich

HBOC, 5:05 pm ET

In this quirky cult-favorite comedy, unemployed New York City puppeteer Craig Schwartz (John Cusack) reluctantly takes a temp job as a filing clerk for the eccentric Dr. Lester (Orson Bean). While at work, Craig discovers a portal that leads into the mind of renowned actor John Malkovich. When he lets his attractive co-worker Maxine (Catherine Keener) in on the secret, they begin both an unusual business scheme and an odd relationship that involves Craigs restless wife, Lotte (Cameron Diaz).


 

The Sum of All Fears

The Sum of All Fears

SHOCSE, 5:30 pm ET

Based on Tom Clancys novel, this espionage thriller tracks a sinister plot to draw the United States and Russia into World War III. When the Russian president (Ciarán Hinds) suddenly dies, world tension escalates. Coupled with missing nuclear scientists and the threat of a nuclear detonation on United States soil, young CIA analyst Jack Ryan (Ben Affleck) must uncover who is behind the conspiracy.


 

A Dog

A Dog's Purpose

TMCX, 7:00 pm ET

A devoted dog (Josh Gad) discovers the meaning of its own existence through the lives of the humans it teaches to laugh and love. Reincarnated as multiple canines over the course of five decades, the lovable pooch develops an unbreakable bond with a kindred spirit named Ethan (Bryce Gheisar). As the boy grows older and comes to a crossroad, the dog once again comes back into his life to remind him of his true self.


 

Scream

Scream

ENCRCL, 8:49 pm ET

The sleepy little town of Woodsboro just woke up screaming. Theres a killer in their midst whos seen a few too many scary movies. Suddenly nobody is safe, as the psychopath stalks victims, taunts them with trivia questions, then rips them to bloody shreds. It could be anybody...


 

The Loft

The Loft

SHO2, 9:15 pm ET

For five men (Karl Urban, James Marsden, Wentworth Miller, Eric Stonestreet, Matthias Schoenaerts), the opportunity to share a penthouse in the city -- in which to carry on extramarital affairs -- is a dream come true, until the dead body of an unknown woman turns up. Realizing that her killer must be one of their group, the men are gripped by paranoia as each one suspects another. Friendships are tested, loyalties are questioned, and marriages crumble while fear and suspicion run rampant.


 


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