|Launched||1 February 2006|
|Closed||2 May 2012|
|Owned by||Sony Pictures Television|
|Formerly called||ACTIONMAX (9 October 2006)|
|Timeshift service||Movies4Men 2 +1|
(at time of closure)
Channel 307 (+1)
Channel 326 (+1)
|Eutelsat 28A||11223V 27500 2/3
11259V 27500 2/3 (+1)
|Smallworld Cable||Channel 326|
|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.
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. A timeshifted version of the channel, 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.
Examples of films seen on Movies4Men 2
- Exit the Dragon, Enter the Tiger
- Eye of the Tiger
- Shadow Boxing
- Snake in the Monkey's Shadow
- The Thing from Another World
- Tourist Trap