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Kick back with high-action movies – only on DStv

Adrenaline junkies, watch out! This week, DStv is serving up some hot, butt-kicking action films that you won’t want to miss.

Tune in to M-Net (DStv 101) for The Courier, a fast-paced thriller about a courier carrying a deadly package. If you prefer more clout, Sword Master is a martial arts epic that’s won two awards while In Full Bloom heads to post-World War II Japan for some boxing excitement.

Want even more action? Check out DStv’s full slate of films here.

The Courier (Action Thriller)

M-Net’s Sunday Night Movie this week is a slick, pacey action-thriller. International bad guy (Gary Oldman) gets caught by the FBI. Intending to snuff out a witness, played by Amit Shah, he couriers a cyanide bomb to him. The female courier (Olga Kurylenko) tries to protect the witness while being chased by a squad of armed goons trying to finish the job.

Sunday, 10 January on M-Net (DStv 101) at 20:05

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Sword Master (Action, Martial Arts)

In this martial arts epic, renowned actor-turned-director Derek Yee pays tribute to the Shaw Brothers Studio’s 1977 film Death Duel, in which he played the lead character. After giving up his deadly skill for an ordinary life, swordsman Shao-Feng must return to his old ways as his past catches up to him. Challenged by his rival Yen Shisan and chased by his ex-fiancee Mu-Yung Chiu-Ti, can he find his way back to the sacred art of the sword? Besides the fact that Yee won Best Director and Best Screenplay at the 24th Hong Kong Film Awards for this movie, the fight scenes are a must-watch for any martial arts fan.

Saturday, 9 January on KIX (DStv 114) at 19:00

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In Full Bloom (Crime Drama)

In post-World War II Tokyo, an undefeated Japanese boxing champion, Masahiro, trains for his high-stakes international bout against Clint Sullivan, a down-and-out fighter from the United States. Amidst political tensions, the fighters’ parallel journeys test the limits of the human spirit.

Friday, 8 January on TNT (DStv 137) at 20:00 

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Ntwana Yam (Crime Drama)

On the search for adventure, Samkelo finds a gun, cash and a stash of drugs. But, as luck would have it, his find leads him and three friends down a road filled with trouble. Now, as they try to outrun the gang whose possessions they have, they discover that “winning the jackpot” comes with high stakes. This local gem stars Gift Nkosi, Lungile Radebe, Andile Mhlongo and Khanyisa Kheswa.

Thursday, 14 January on Mzansi Wethu (DStv 163) at 17:00

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