M-Net Movies Presents Pop-up Channel With Hollywood’s ‘Top Gun’ Tom Cruise

Posted on March 16, 2020

M-Net’s second pop-up channel for the year, M-Net Movies Presents Tom Cruise, is taking over channel 109 from 20 March 2020.

As a special celebration to a magnificent cinematic career that has spanned four decades, DStv Premium audiences can enjoy almost every Tom Cruise film ever made – with 38 movies featuring the Golden Globe-winning megastar as a leading man or supporting actor.

The earliest film in this Tom Cruise movie anthology curated by M-Net Movies is Taps from 1981 and the freshest addition is 2018’s Mission: Impossible – Fallout.

Cruise has carved out one of the most diverse and successful careers Hollywood has produced.

Following his breakout performances in the teen comedy Risky Business, and as a testosterone-driven fighter pilot in Top Gun, blockbusters came thick and fast, such as Rain ManA Few Good MenJerry McGuire, and the wildly successful Mission: Impossible series, to name just a handful.

He has never been typecast; he can do it all.

The M-Net Movies Presents Tom Cruise Pop-Up Channel will start at 11:00 WAT on weekends and will close around midnight.

During the week, however, the Cruise films will be scheduled between 1:00 WAT and midnight.

With a variety of films on the channel, viewers can look forward to seeing the different types of Tom Cruise: Sporty Tom, Action Tom, Serious Tom, Sci-fi/Fantasy Tom and Sexy Tom. 

Fans of The Mission: Impossible franchise also have to take note that these action-packed movies will be spread out over the first two weekends in primetime on channel 109 and will commence at 19:00 WAT on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

But on the last day of the pop-up on Sunday 05 April, there is a thrill-a-minute treat for viewers with back-to-back screenings of all the Mission: Impossible films.

This movie marathon kicks off at 04:35 WAT with Mission: Impossible and ends with Mission: Impossible – Fallout at 14:55 WAT. 

“To date, M-Net Movies has entertained audiences with sixteen extremely popular Pop-Up channels and we predict that this one will be another winner,” says Martin Mabutho MultiChoice Nigeria Chief Customer Officer. “Tom Cruise is all the rage in 2020 and the channel leads-up to the much-anticipated Maverick, a sequel to Top Gun, a film that raised the bar in the action film genre by several notches.”

Maverick will hit the big screen 34 years after the original, which was the No 1 box office earner of 1986!

Remember, you can also enjoy these from your TV, laptop, tablet or cell phone on Dstv Now or DStv Catch Up. The titles will be available also on DStv CatchUp Plus via connected decoders for DStv Premium viewers.

Visit the M-Net Movies website for more schedules and more information at https://m-net.dstv.com/page/tom-cruise-pop-up-channel and join the conversation using the hashtag #MMoviesTomCruise.

The films on the M-Net Movies Present Tom Cruise Pop-Up channel 109 includes:

Sporty Tom

Color Of Money, The, Days Of Thunder, All The Right Moves

Sexy Tom

Rock Of Ages, Cocktail, Eyes Wide Shut, Vanilla, Risky Business, Jerry Maguire, Magnolia

Serious Tom

Born On The Fourth Of July, Firm, The, Rain Man, Few Good Men, A, Last Samurai, The, Valkyrie, Lions For Lambs, Taps, Far And Away


LegendOblivionMinority Report, War Of The Worlds, Interview With The Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles, Edge Of Tomorrow

Action Tom:

Mission: Impossible, Mission: Impossible II, Mission: Impossible III, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Mission: Impossible – Fallout, Knight And Day, Collateral, Jack Reacher, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, Knight And Day, Top Gun.

The M-Net Movies Presents Tom Cruise Pop-Up Channeltitles:

Legend PG

Rock Of Ages 13SL

Color Of Money, The 13NL

Born On The Fourth Of July 16VSNL

Mission: Impossible PG13VL

Mission: Impossible II 13V

Mission: Impossible III 13VL

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol 13VL

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation 13V

Mission: Impossible – Fallout 13VL

Firm,The 13VSL

Knight And Day 13VL

Oblivion PG13VL

Collateral 16VL

Far And Away 13V

Magnolia 18SL

Cocktail 13SNL

Rain Man 13SL

Top Gun PG13VL

Few Good Men, A 13VL

Jack Reacher 13VL

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back 13VL

Last Samurai, The 16VL

Jerry Maguire 16SNL

Minority Report 13VSL

Eyes Wide Shut R18SNL

Valkyrie 16V

All The Right Moves 13SNL

War Of The Worlds PG13VL

Interview With The Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles 16VN

Days Of Thunder PG13VL

Lions For Lambs 16VL

Mummy, The 16V

Edge Of Tomorrow PG13VL

Vanilla Sky 16VSNL

Tropic Thunder 16VL

Taps PG

Risky Business 16SNL

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