Movies4Men 2

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Movies4Men 2
Launched 1 February 2006
Closed 2 May 2012
Owned by Sony Pictures Television
Formerly called ACTIONMAX (9 October 2006)
Replaced Bad Movies
Timeshift service Movies4Men 2 +1
(at time of closure)
Freesat Channel 306
Channel 307 (+1)
Sky Channel 325
Channel 326 (+1)
Eutelsat 28A 11223V 27500 2/3
11259V 27500 2/3 (+1)
Smallworld Cable Channel 326
Streaming media
TVCatchup Watch live (UK only)
Watch live (+1) (UK only)

Movies4Men 2 was a satellite television film channel in the United Kingdom and Ireland, available as a free-to-air service on Freesat, Sky and as in the basic package on Smallworld Cable. Prior to 9 October 2006, Movies4Men 2 was previously known as ACTIONMAX. Between November 2011 and January 2012, Movies4Men 2 and Movies4Men 2 +1 were also available on Freeview in Manchester.[1]

Different from Movies4Men; the channel was aimed at the young to middle aged male viewer, focusing mainly on action and thriller film genres. As of September 2008, the channels transmuted films in 16:9 widescreen where available. Movies4Men 2 +1 launched on Sky 326 on Monday 27 October 2008.

The channel closed on 2 May 2012 ahead of the launch of Sony Movie Channel and Sony Movie Channel +1 the following day.[2]

Examples of films seen on Movies4Men 2[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "First local Freeview carriage deal agreed". Digital Spy. 16 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Hi guys, for...". Facebook. 30 April 2012. 

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