Spend Father's Day With Movies Dads Love
via press release:
SPEND FATHER’S DAY WITH MOVIES DADS LOVE INCLUDING
THE BASIC CABLE PREMIERE OF “PRINCE OF PERSIA: THE SANDS OF TIME,”
STARRING JAKE GYLLENHAAL ON SUNDAY, JUNE 17 STARTING AT 7AM
Other Fan Favorites Include “Austin Powers in Goldmember,” “Cars,” “Beetlejuice” and more
Burbank, CA (May 25, 2012) – In celebration of Father’s Day, ABC Family will air an all day marathon of movies dads love, beginning at 7:00am ET/PT on Sunday, June 17th. The movies include the basic cable premiere of “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time,” plus fan favorites such as “Austin Powers in Goldmember,” “Cars” and “Beetlejuice.”
Sunday, June 17 (all times Eastern/Pacific)
7:00AM DISNEY’S THE KID
A man’s (Bruce Willis) life is upended when he meets an 8-year-old version of himself (Spencer Breslin).
9:00AM THE FAMILY MAN
Nicolas Cage plays a fast-lane investment broker who wakes up one morning to find himself living the quiet suburban life he rejected years ago. Also starring Tea Leoni.
12:00 PM AUSTIN POWERS IN GOLDMEMBER
Teaming up with the mysterious Goldmember, Dr. Evil (Mike Meyers) hatches a time-traveling scheme to take over the world in this third installment of the highly successful “Austin Powers” movie franchise. Also starring Beyonce Knowles.
2:00PM DISNEY·PIXAR’S CARS
Racecar Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) gets stranded in a small town on Route 66. With Larry The Cable Guy, Paul Newman and Bonnie Hunt.
4:30PM THE BLIND SIDE
The remarkable true story of football star Michael Oher (Quinton Aaron), a virtually homeless teen, who’s taken in by a compassionate woman (Sandra Bullock) and her family, who are determined to see him realize his potential, both on and off the field. Also stars Tim McGraw and Kathy Bates.
7:30PM PRINCE OF PERSIA: THE SANDS OF TIME – BASIC CABLE PREMIERE
A prince (Jake Gyllenhaal) must fight to stop an evil ruler from unleashing a deadly sandstorm in the basic cable premiere of this Disney film. Co-starring Ben Kingsley.
Beetlejuice (Michael Keaton) is the netherworld’s “freelance bio-exorcist” who is sought out by a recently deceased Vermont couple (Geena Davis and Alec Baldwin) to help haunt their beloved house. Winona Ryder is the new yuppie homeowners’ delightfully morose daughter who befriends the ghosts.
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