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What’s on TV: Sunday movies 18 October – ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’, ‘Tag’ and more

In tonight’s Sunday movie lineup: Ben Schwartz as the voice of ‘Sonic’, Jeremy Renner in ‘Tag’, Bruce Willis in ‘G.I Joe: Retaliation’ and Al Pacino in ‘The Godfather II’.

What's on TV Sunday Night Movies

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If you need some distraction from the current state of affairs, here are a few suggestions from tonight’s Sunday movie lineup. Turn to M-Net, M-Net Movies 1, eTV and SABC 3.

Sunday movie on M-Net – ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’

‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ plot

The world needed a hero – it got a hedgehog. Powered with incredible speed, Sonic embraces his new home on Earth – until he accidentally knocks out the power grid, sparking the attention of uncool evil genius Dr. Robotnik.

Now, it’s supervillain vs. supersonic in an all-out race across the globe to stop Robotnik from using Sonic’s unique power to achieve world domination.

On air: Sunday, 18 October, 20:05 on M-Net, Channel 101

Watch ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ trailer

‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ voice cast and characters

  • Ben Schwartz as the voice of Sonic: A 15-year-old anthropomorphic blue hedgehog with superhuman speed
  • Jim Carrey as Dr Robotnik: A mad scientist and inventor who is after Sonic’s super-speed powers for world conquest.
  • James Marsden as Thomas Michael “Tom” Wachowski: The sheriff of Green Hills who wishes to join the SFPD.
  • Tika Sumpter as Maddie Wachowski: A veterinarian and Tom’s wife who later helps him and Sonic evade Robotnik.
  • Lee Majdoub as Agent Stone: A government agent who works for Robotnik.
  • Natasha Rothwell as Rachel: Maddie’s sister who dislikes Tom and frequently encourages Maddie to leave him.
  • Melody Nosipho Niemann as Jojo; Daughter of Rachel and the niece of Maddie and Tom Wachowski.
  • Adam Pally as Wade Whipple: A police officer in Green Hills and Tom’s friend.
  • Neal McDonough as Major Bennington: A soldier who dislikes Robotnik.
  • Tom Butler as Commander Walters: The Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff who orders Robotnik to investigate the disturbances caused by Sonic.
  • Frank C. Turner as Crazy Carl: A conspiracy theorist who seeks to prove Sonic’s existence and refers to him as “The Blue Devil”.

M-Net Movies 1 – ‘Tag’

‘Tag’ plot

One month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running for a no-holds-barred game of tag – risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take one another down.

This time, the game coincides with the wedding of the only undefeated player. What should be an easy target soon becomes an all-out war as he knows they’re coming to get him.

On air: Sunday, 18 October, 20:00 on M-Net, Channel 104

Watch: ‘Tag’ trailer

‘Tag’ cast and characters

  • Jeremy Renner as Jerry Pierce
  • Ed Helms as Hogan “Hoagie” Malloy
  • Jake Johnson as Randy “Chilli” Chilliano
  • Jon Hamm as Bob Callahan
  • Hannibal Buress as Kevin Sable
  • Annabelle Wallis as Rebecca Crosby
  • Isla Fisher as Anna Malloy
  • Rashida Jones as Cheryl Deakins
  • Leslie Bibb as Susan Rollins
  • Steve Berg as Louis
  • Nora Dunn as Linda
  • Brain Dennehy as Mr Chilliano

Sunday movie on eTV – ‘G.I Joe: Retaliation’

‘G.I Joe: Retaliation’ plot

Duke, second-in-command Roadblock, and the rest of the Joes face a two-fold threat. Not only is their mortal enemy COBRA rearing its ugly head again, but there is also a threat from within the U.S. government

There might be an impostor in the White House. Meanwhile, Snake Eyes is on a search for inner peace but learns that his nemesis, Storm Shadow, is still alive.

On air: Sunday, 18 October, 20:05 on eTV

Watch: ‘G.I Joe: Retaliation’ trailer

‘G.I Joe: Retaliation’ cast and characters

  • Dwayne Johnson as Marvin F. Hinton / Roadblock
  • Bruce Willis as General Joseph Colton
  • Channing Tatum as Conrad S. Hauser / Duke
  • Jonathan Pryce as Zartan / President of the United States
  • Byung-hun Lee as Thomas Arashikage / Storm Shadow
    • Nathan Takashige as young Storm Shadow
  • Ray Park as Snake Eyes
    • Leo Howard as young Snake Eyes
  • Elodie Yung as Kim Arashikage / Jinx
  • Ray Stevenson as Firefly
  • D. J. Cotrona as Dashiell R. Faireborn / Flint
  • Adrianne Palicki as Jaye Burnett / Lady Jaye
  • Luke

Sunday movie on SABC3 – ‘The Godfather: Part II’

‘The Godfather: Part II’ plot

The compelling sequel to The Godfather, contrasting the life of Corleone father and son. Traces the problems of Michael Corleone in 1958 and that of a young immigrant Vito Corleone in 1917’s Hell’s Kitchen.

Michael survives many misfortunes and Vito is introduced to a life of crime.

On air: Sunday, 18 October, 21:30 on SABC 3

Watch: ‘The Godfather: Part II’ trailer

‘The Godfather: Part II’ cast and characters

  • Al Pacino as Michael
  • Robert Duvall as Tom Hagen
  • Diane Keaton as Kay
  • Robert De Niro as Vito Corleone
  • John Cazale as Fredo Corleone
  • Talia Shire as Connie Corleone
  • Lee Strasberg as Hyman Roth
  • Michael V. Gazzo as Frank Pentangeli

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