First Blood, Star Movies Action, 7 pm
Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Brian Dennehy (Action)
Wandering into a small, hostile town, ex-Green Beret John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) is targeted for persecution and abuse by potbellied Sheriff Will Teasle (Brian Dennehy). When he can stand no more, Rambo goes crazy, killing a deputy and heading into the surrounding hills, armed to the teeth. After showing buyers a 40-minute edit of the film, the international rights was sold in five minutes.
No Man’s Land, UTV World Movies, 8 pm
Cast: Branko Djuric, Rene Bitorajac (War)
A group of Bosnian soldiers are advancing upon Serbian territory during a misty night when the fog lifts at daybreak, making them plainly visible to their enemy. Serb forces open fire upon them, and soon only Chiki (Brancko Djuric) is still alive, after diving into a trench in no man’s land. Two Serbian soldiers scouting the area set up a land mine using the body of a Bosnian soldier as ‘bait’. If moved, the mine will explode. It marked the debut of Bosnian writer and director
Frankenweenie, Star Movies, 2.45 pm
Cast:Martin Short, Winona Ryder (Animation)
After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor (Charlie Tahan) harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life-with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor’s fellow students, teachers and the entire town all learn that getting a new ‘leash on life’ can be monstrous. It is the first black-and-white stop-motion film to be released in IMAX 3D.