Comic book legends movie marathon announced for Queen's Birthday Long Weekend
Foxtel’s Comic Book Legends Movie Event is streaming this June long weekend on FoxFlicks, with major stars bringing the most legendary comic book characters to life on screen, from the superheroes and antiheroes to the femme fatales, in this epic collection of movies for young and old.
Get your fix of everyone’s favourite naughty hero Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool 2, pull out the big guns with Aussie legend Chris Hemsworth powering up in Thor: Ragnarok and Avengers: Infinity War, alongside Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johansson to name a few of the epic superhero cast of all shapes and sizes.
Ant Man & Wasp (Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lily) brings the superpower laughs, lose yourself in the supernatural epic Black Panther (Michael B Jordan, Angela Bassett) and revisit the original comic book film noir Sin City (Bruce Willis, Jessica Alba).
Hugh Jackman fronts up the X-Men, Taron Egerton leads the way in Kingsman: The Golden Circle and The Secret Service, and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen gives us the coolest superkids with Shiah LaBeouf and Megan Fox.
Halle Berry is the leading feline in Catwoman, alongside a huge line up of Batman titles including The Dark Knight Rises (Christian Bale), plus catch all the comic book legends that areJustice League (Ben Affleck, Jason Momoa, Gal Gadot).
Foxtel’s Comic Book Legends specially curated movies collection is available to stream on FoxFlicks, as well as Foxtel Go and Foxtel Now from 6 June – 11 July.
Titles will also screen back to back on Foxtel Movies More Channel 410 from 6am Friday 7 – Monday 10 June.
Avengers: Infinity War
The Avengers and their allies attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.
Thor must face the Hulk in a gladiator match and save his people from the ruthless Hela.
After a near fatal bovine attack, a chef tries to fulfil his dream of becoming Mayberry's hottest bartender.
Ant-Man And The Wasp
Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past.
T'Challa, the new ruler of the advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must defend his land from being torn apart by enemies from outside and inside the country.
Fuelled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his new-found ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.
Man Of Steel
A man learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.
When the grotesque Penguin and a corrupt businessman plots to take over Gotham City only Batman can stop them. But does he need help from Catwoman?
Batman faces the wise-cracking Riddler and the maniac Harvey Two-Face, who plan to conquer the world with a mesmerising thought device.
Batman & Robin
Batman and Robin try to keep their relationship together as they stop Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from freezing Gotham City.
Bruce Wayne returns to Gotham and unveils his alter-ego: Batman, a masked crusader who uses his strength, intellect and high tech deceptions to fight the sinister forces that threaten the city.
The Dark Knight Rises
It has been years since Batman vanished into the night turning from hero to fugitive. But all will change with the arrival of a cunning cat burglar and the arrival of a masked terrorist: Bane.
Born into a world of prejudice are children who possess extraordinary powers under the tutelage of Professor X, the outcasts learn to harness their powers to protect mankind from the evil Magneto.
Following a shocking attack on the President, the X-Men must stand united with their deadliest enemies to combat a menace that threatens every mutant on the planet - and possibly all of mankind.
X-Men: The Last Stand
After a controversial cure is discovered, mutants can choose to give up their unique gifts and become 'normal'.
X-Men: First Class
Two young men discover their superhuman powers for the first time, working together in a desperate attempt to stop the Hellfire Club and a global nuclear war.
Born in hell and bred to be evil, Hellboy was rescued by a benevolent doctor who raised him to be a hero. Now he must thwart a madman who wants to steal his powers and destroy mankind.
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
Hellboy and his crew set out to defeat the evil prince before The Golden Army destroy humanity's existence.
Kingsman: The Golden Circle
After the Kingsman headquarters are destroyed, they're lead to the discovery of an allied organisation in the USA. Together they unite to defeat a ruthless common enemy.
Kingsman: The Secret Service
In this fast-paced action comedy a spy organisation recruits a promising street kid into the agency's training program just as an evil genius launches a diabolical plan.
A freak lab accident reveals Bruce's heroic impulses but also unleashes his inner demons. And he becomes the most powerful being on the face of the earth. A super-hero and a monster.
The Incredible Hulk has been tearing a line across the Canadian countryside, leaving a swathe of destruction in his wake.
A shy woman endowed with catlike speed, agility and powers walks a fine line between criminal and hero, pursued by a cop who is fascinated by her two personas.
Based on the popular comic, a stray bullet hits an unlucky target transforming an apathetic slacker into an unparalleled enforcer of justice.
When they're framed for murder, ex-members of a black-ops team reunite to clear their names.
Conan The Barbarian (2011)
A quest of personal vendetta for the fierce warrior soon turns into a epic battle against impossible odds, as Conan realises he is the only hope of saving the great nations of Hyboria from an encroaching reign of supernatural evil.
When a colleague is murdered, the outlawed masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to kill all past and present superheros.
This film is a ferocious retelling of the ancient Battle of Thermopylae, depicting the titanic clash in which King Leonidas and 300 Spartans fought Xerxes and his massive Persian army to the death.
Blade, half-mortal, half-immortal, fights vampires who crave his special blood type for their plan to exterminate the human race.
In a dystopian future time, Judge Dredd is the most resolute and feared law enforcer of them all. But in a sinister plot to overthrow the government, Dredd is framed for murder.
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
When college-bound Sam Witwicky learns the truth about the ancient origins of the Transformers, he must accept his destiny and join Optimus Prime and Bumblebee in their epic battle against the Decepticons.
Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, and the brokenhearted; a universe of unlikely and reluctant heroes still trying to do the right thing in a city that refuses to care.
Teen life is full of mysteries, but nothing is more hilarious or more fun than Weird Science. Join two socially challenged computer wizards as they set out to create the 'perfect woman'.
In this laugh-a-minute, futuristic thriller, a mega-villain controls the world's water supply, and it's up to Tank Girl and her outrageous cohorts to end his greedy reign.