HBO serves up a movie treat this November

Party on Saturday Nights with `Napoleon Dynamite’,

`Against The Ropes’, `Man of the House’ and `The Longest Yard’



New Delhi, October 30: As the winters dawn, HBO, the movie channel you have always loved, gives you reasons to stay home. This November HBO warms you up with some of the most celebrated movies and Original Series that will keep you hooked to the television. Don’t miss a super hit Hollywood movie on `Blockbuster of the Month’, a brand new premiere every Saturday night on `HBO Saturday Nights’ and charismatic action in the all new block `It’s A Guy Thing’.


Make sure to catch Wesley Snipes, Jessica Biel and Kris Kristofferson in the HBO Blockbuster of the Month `Blade: Trinity’ on November 1 at 9 PM. In this third installment of the film series adapted from Marvel comics, a new challenge awaits the vampire hunter known as Blade (Wesley Snipes, The Detonator, Unstoppable). A group of vampires have resurrected the ancient and all-powerful Count Dracula (Purcell, Mission: Impossible II).

To defeat him, Blade must team up with the Nightstalkers, a group of similar-minded hunters led by Abigail (Jessica Biel, Elizabethtown, Stealth). Director David S. Goyer successfully continues the Blade cinema series, satisfying fans with plenty of nocturnal monster mystique and leather-clad vampire slayers smashing through floors and ceilings, breaking windows with their bodies, and occasionally defying gravity.

To spice up your Saturday nights this November, HBO presents a blend of Comedy, Drama and Action on HBO Saturday Nights at 9 pm. The life of a ninja-loving teenager gets complicated after he is introduced to some new aspects of life. Enjoy the story of this teenager in the fun-filled comedy Napoleon Dynamite on November 4. Meg Ryan plays a woman struggling to prove herself in the male-dominated, testosterone-laden world of boxing in ‘Against the Ropes’.

Watch her being the proverbial woman succeeding in a man’s world on November 11. Tommy Lee Jones plays a no-nonsense undercover texas ranger trying to protect fun loving college girls from the drug mafia in a comedy that bursts with high energy - `Man of the House’ on November 18. Watch a revered football superstar, played by Adam Sandler, reluctantly training an inmate football team to play against the prison guards in a no holds barred game in `The Longest Yard’. Also starring Chris Rock and Burt Reynolds, the movie is scheduled for November 25.


HBO brings non-stop action packed movies for all who love adventure and enjoy action with its new block `It’s A Guy Thing’ every Saturday at 2 pm. A group of martial arts warriors have only six days to save the Earth from an extra-dimensional invasion. Earth Realm Warriors battle against the forces of Outworld in ‘Mortal Kombat Annihilation’. Treat yourself to this master dose of martial arts on November 4.

Be ready to blow your socks off with the adventure and action of ‘Starship Troopers 2: Hero of Federation’ on November 11. Catch all the fun and enjoy wonderful visual effects in this blockbuster directed by one of the greatest visual effects wizards in movie history, Phil Tippet.


The cast and the fun of conning of Ocean’s Eleven returns with its sequel and blockbuster Ocean’s Twelve. Meet your favourite stars George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Catherine Zeta Jones, Matt Damon in this cool crime caper on November 18. Clint Eastwood plays a veteran cop who gets stuck with a rookie cop (Charlie Sheen) to chase down a German criminal (Raul Julia.) in ‘The Rookie’ on November 25.


Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award winning series ‘Deadwood’ Season 2, starring Ian MacShane, Timothy Olyphant, Molly Parker and others, continues on HBO every Wednesday night right after the 9 pm movie. Find out this November what happens in the lawless town of Deadwood in the five brand new episodes of the second season of this HBO Original Series exclusively on HBO.


HBO brings the best of Hollywood by premiering the top blockbuster movies on television first in South Asia through exclusive licensing deals with four major Hollywood studios – Paramount, Sony Pictures Entertainment (Columbia/ TriStar), Universal and Warner Bros.


Prime time viewing on HBO includes HBO Blockbuster Of The Month, a special television event that premieres a mega blockbuster movie every month, HBO Saturday Nights, which premieres a new box office hit each week throughout the year; HBO Sunday Super Hits, which showcases the blockbuster hits, star-studded hits, favourite genre hits, Asian hits, highly acclaimed hits and so much more. In addition, HBO features at least 3- 4 new movie showcases every month to offer viewers an interesting mix of Hollywood movies based on exciting themes.




For further information, please contact:

Manisha Manchanda, HBO Asia

Tel: 0124 - 4028888


Nalini Neha, CMCG India

Tel-fax: 011 – 29216471 - 73


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