PHILIPPINES, MAY 14, 2013 – From May 19 to June 23, the hottest and most explosive Hollywood hits will premiere on HBO / HBO HD every Sunday at 10pm. The HBO MOVIE BUSTERS line up features the following movies:
SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS
Sunday, May 19 at 10pm
While vying with Watson's soon-to-be wife for the Doctor's time and attention, the detective extraordinaire matches wits with his arch-nemesis Professor Moriarty, a criminal genius who's conspiring to make a fortune by manufacturing the next generation of wartime weaponry that the world's great powers will be forced to use against one another... once Moriarty succeeds in provoking World War I. Together with new cast members Jared Harris and Noomi Rapace, Robert Downey Jr. reprises his role as Sherlock Holmes, the world’s most famous detective, and Jude Law, as his friend and colleague, Dr. Watson.
Sunday, May 26 at 10pm
Featuring a star-studded cast of Alexander Skarsgård, Brooklyn Decker, Liam Neeson, Taylor Kitsch and singing sensation, Rihanna, BATTLESHIP is an epic action-adventure based on the classic Hasbro naval combat game, where an international fleet of ships comes across an alien armada during one of their naval war games exercise and the two parties are forced to engage in an intense and hostile battle across the seas, in the skies and on land.
WRATH OF THE TITANS
Sunday, June 2 at 10pm
After his heroic defeat of the famous sea monster Kraken ten years ago, Perseus, the demigod son of Zeus, trying to live the quiet life of a humble village fisherman, winds up being inadvertently recruited into the battle between the gods and the Titans. Together with Queen Andromeda and Hephaestus, Perseus sets out on a perilous quest to rescue his father, overthrow the Titans and save mankind. Sam Worthington, Ralph Fiennes and Liam Neeson star once again in this sequel to the Clash of the Titans.
MEN IN BLACK 3
Sunday, June 9 at 10pm
Agents J (Will Smith) and K (Tommy Lee Jones) are back in the third installment of this hilarious science fiction comedy, MEN IN BLACK 3. When K’s life is suddenly threatened, J goes back in time and teams up with the young Agent K (Josh Brolin) to save his partner, the agency and the future of humankind.
JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND
Sunday, June 16 at 10pm
Based on the Jules Verne novel, the story follows seventeen year-old Sean Anderson who picks up a mysterious signal that points him to an island not indicated on any map. With the help of his stepfather, Hank, the duo deciphers the signal and makes their way to its location. Along their journey, they come face-to-face with several bizarre encounters that threaten their survival, and their only chance of escaping is to find the legendary Nautilus! JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND stars Dwayne Johnson, Josh Hutcherson and Vanessa Hudgens,
THE AMAZING SPIDER-MANTM
Sunday, June 23 at 10pm
Peter Parker is an outcast high school student abandoned by his parents when he was very little and raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. As Parker begins to develop his powers as Spider-Man, he also embarks on a personal quest to understand why his parents left him. This pursuit leads him to meet and battle with The Lizard, causing Peter to progress in his prowess and shape his destiny as a hero. Andrew Garfield stars as Spider-Man, and Emma Stone as his love interest.
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