Step Up

(HBO, Sunday, 9 p.m.)

Set in Baltimore, Maryland, the film follows the tale of the disadvantaged Tyler Gage and the privileged modern dancer Nora Clark, who find themselves paired up reluctantly for a showcase that will determine both their futures. Realising that they only have one chance, they finally work together.

Triumph of the Spirit

(MGM Movies, Monday, 7 p.m.)

This story is based on the real life experiences of Salamo Arouch, a middle weight boxing champion of the Balkan countries. Captured by the Nazis in 1943, Arouch was sent to one of their death camps where he was forced to fight over 200 opponents for the entertainment of the SS Officers. His survival and that of his family and others in his barracks depended upon his remaining champion. Willem Dafoe and Edward James Olmos play the lead roles.

Around the World in 80 Days

(HBO, Monday, 9 p.m.)

Jackie Chan dares to do what no one has done before — beat the clock in a race around the world, travelling by land, sea, air and even on skates. Chan and his buddies are greeted with impossible obstacles every step of the way, making their voyage more frantic and heart-pounding than ever.

The Lost Future

(HBO, Wednesday, 7.05 p.m.)

A group of post-apocalyptic survivors struggle to survive in a world where jungles and forests and primeval wetlands and deserts have obliterated civilisation. The cast includes Sean Bean, Corey Sevier and Sam Claflin.