LEGEND steals the limelight with Crime Wave Season
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From Monday 22nd to Saturday 27th of April, at 9pm, LEGEND presents a CRIME WAVE SEASON, where cops and criminals collide in a collection of robberies, heists and getaways movies, highlighted by the Channel premieres of Steven Seagal's crime-busting HALF PAST DEAD, and heist action thriller ARMORED, starring Matt Dillon and Laurence Fishburne.

Then we have a double dastardly dose of Bruce Willis in two crooked thrillers - as a wronged crime boss in PRECIOUS CARGO, and a corrupt bank owner in MARAUDERS. Plus, there's Walter Hill's classic getaway thriller THE DRIVER, starring Ryan O'Neil and Brit old-school burglary caper THE HATTON GARDEN JOB, with Joely Richardson and...

Posted on 12th April 2024
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Thrills, kills and The Blob as LEGEND serves up April premieres
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LEGEND springs into action this April with eleven Channel premieres, including the UK TV premieres of two action thrillers starring the legendary Bruce Willis - AMERICAN SIEGE and HARD KILL.

There are also Channel premieres for sci-fi cult classic DEATH RACE 2000, Italian spaghetti Western A REASON TO LIVE, A, REASON TO DIE, starring Telly Savalas and James Coburn, Alan J. Pakula's THE DEVIL'S OWN, starring Harrison Ford and Brad Pitt, Brit crime drama VILLIAN, and highly-rated mystery thriller BUTTERFLY ON A WHEEL, starring Piece Brosnan and Gerard Butler.

This month's THE VINTAGE VAULT, which journeys into the history of genre cinema eve...

Posted on 29th March 2024
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LEGEND celebrates 'The Duke' with a John Wayne weekend

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Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st of March sees LEGEND celebrate the cinematic career of one of Hollywood's screen legends with JOHN WAYNE WEEKEND, a collection of films starring 'The Duke'. This is highlighted by the Channel premiere of classic comedy western MCLINTOCK!. Also featured are Henry Hathaway's deeply affecting drama THE SHEPHERD OF THE HILLS, Cecil B. DeMille's historical spectacle REAP THE WILD WIND, the gun-slinging ANGEL AND THE BADMAN, THE CONQUEROR, in which Wayne stars as Genghis Khan, and cold-war thriller JET PILOT.

John Wayne Weekend films in transmission order:

We start at 2pm on the Saturday with THE SHEPHERD OF THE HILLS. Based on Harold Bell Wr...

Posted on 21st March 2024
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LEGEND swings into action with ten premieres for March

LEGEND swings into action with ten Channel premieres, including U-TURN, Oliver Stone's superior neo-noir thriller, starring Sean Penn and Jennifer Lopez, JAGGED EDGE, Richard Marquand's tense hit drama, starring Glenn Close and Jeff Bridges and DRIVE HARD, a fast-paced Aussie buddy movie starring John Cusack and Thomas Jane. Thomas Jane also turns up in riveting crime thriller BULLETPROOF and there's hard-boiled detective action in EYE FOR AN EYE, starring John Travolta and Morgan Freeman.

The other channel premieres this month are NOWHERE TO RUN, an action adventure starring Jean-Claude Van Damme and Rosanna Arquette, survivalist thriller WHILE SHE WAS OUT, starring Kim Basinger and ...

Posted on 28th February 2024
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LEGEND prepares for battle with War Stories Season

From Monday February 19th - Saturday February 24th, at 9pm, LEGEND goes into battle with WAR STORIES, a season of warfare action and drama, spearheaded by the Channel premieres of Enzo G. Castellari's terrific WW2 exploitation actioner THE INGLORIOUS BASTARDS (which inspired Tarantino's 2009 movie) and the Battle of the Bulge thriller COMPANY OF HEROES, starring Tom Sizemore and Vinnie Jones.

Other titles deployed are hard-hitting WW2 thrillers WAR PIGS, starring Dolph Lundgren and Mickey Rourke and WHEELS OF TERROR, starring Bruce Davison, Oliver Reed and David Carradine. Then there's desert sniper thriller THE WALL, starring John Cena and Sidney J. Furie's aerial action sequel IRON E...

Posted on 29th January 2024
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LEGEND announces ten channel premieres for January
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The new year on LEGEND kicks off in action-packed style with ten Channel premieres including Hal Ashby's electrifying murder thriller 8 MILLION WAYS TO DIE, starring Jeff Bridges and Rosanna Arquette, the mystery serial-killer thriller STRIKING DISTANCE, starring Bruce Willis, hard-hitting historical epic ROBERT THE BRUCE, brutal crime drama KILLERMAN, and Rutger Hauer stars as a blind, sword-swinging Vietnam vet in Philip Noyce's BLIND FURY, a US adaptation of Japan's popular Zato-ichi films.

Other channel premieres include Aussie sci-fi mend-bender PREDESTINATION, starring Ethan Hawke, slick, gun-toting neo-noir thriller. HITMAN REDEMPTION, starring Ron Perlman, ASSASSINATION GAMES, in w...

Posted on 19th December 2023
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LEGEND unwraps a seasonal tsunami of action and suspense this December
Strap yourself in for a seasonal tsunami of action and suspense this December as LEGEND unwraps a six-pack of Channel premieres including ESCAPE PLAN 2, the second instalment of the electrifying franchise, with Sylvester Stallone and Dave Bautista once again starring. There's also a first showing for MAN DOWN, with Shia LaBeouf and Gary Oldman headlining this gripping, post-apocalyptic thriller.

Other channel premieres include gruelling crime thriller SOUTHERN FURY, starring Nicolas Cage, siege drama ROGUE HOSTAGE with Tyrese Gibson and John Malkovich, cult Western THE SPOILERS, starring screen legends John Wayne and Marlene Dietrich and BONE TOMAHAWK, in which Kurt Russell stars as a vengeful gunslinger in a g...

Posted on 23rd November 2023
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LEGEND reveals twelve turbo-charged premieres for November, including an All-Out Action Season
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Get ready to kick, punch and shoot your way through a star-studded season of explosive action premieres on LEGEND this November, including the UK TV premieres of James Cullen Bressack's tense, against-the-clock thriller HOT SEAT, starring Kevin Dillon and Mel Gibson, and his dazzling action cyber-thriller FORTRESS, starring Bruce Willis.

From Monday 13th - Saturday 20th November there's an All-Out Action Season, which includes the channel premieres of Walter Hill's ultra-violent TREPASS, starring Bill Paxton, and John Woo's deadly HARD TARGET, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. Other titles in the season include hard-boiled thriller BOILING POINT (1993), starring Dennis Hop...

Posted on 24th October 2023
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LEGEND has 11 premieres for you this October!


Watch out for plenty of star-studied thrills and spills on LEGEND, as the UK's most entertaining channel for action, suspense and Sci-Fi presents eleven premieres for October, including the UK TV premiere of ANTI-LIFE, an edge-of-your-seat sci-fi thriller with an (inter)stellar cast including Bruce Willis and John Suits. There also a welcome channel premiere for THE GUEST, a brilliant homage to 1980s action flicks and slasher horror, which showcases ex- Downtown Abbey actor Dan Stevens in an inspired star-making turn.

Other channel firsts include high-octane crime thriller DOG EAT DOG, starring Nicolas Cage and Willem Dafoe, American road comedy film MIDNIGHT RUN, starring Robert De Niro and Charles Grod...

Posted on 24th September 2023
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