Movies4Men 2

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]

Movies4Men 2
Launched1 February 2006
Closed2 May 2012
Owned bySony Pictures Television
Formerly calledACTIONMAX (9 October 2006)
ReplacedBad Movies
Timeshift serviceMovies4Men 2 +1
(at time of closure)
FreesatChannel 306
Channel 307 (+1)
SkyChannel 325
Channel 326 (+1)
Eutelsat 28A11223V 27500 2/3
11259V 27500 2/3 (+1)
Smallworld CableChannel 326
Streaming media
TVCatchupWatch live (UK only)
Watch live (+1) (UK only)

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.[2]

Examples of films seen on Movies4Men 2


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