Sony Movies
CountryUnited States
Broadcast areaNationwide
HeadquartersCulver City, California, United States
OwnerSony Pictures Television Networks
ParentCPE US Networks, Inc.
Sister channelsGame Show Network
Game Show Central
Crunchyroll Channel
Sony Cine
Launched1 October 2010; 13 years ago (2010-10-01)
Links (US)
Streaming media
FuboTVInternet Protocol television
Tiki LiveInternet Protocol television
PhiloInternet Protocol television
VidgoInternet Protocol television
Klowd TVInternet Protocol television
Former logo as Sony Movie Channel (2016—2021)

Sony Movies (also known as Sony Movie Channel) is an American cable television channel launched on October 1, 2010 (2010-10-01).[1] Owned by the network television division of Sony Pictures Television, its programming consists of films from the Sony Pictures Entertainment library (including content from Columbia Pictures, TriStar Pictures, Sony Pictures Classics, Sony Pictures Animation and Destination Films among others), alongside films from other distributors, mainly from Millennium Films, Millennium Media, Lionsgate Films and Shout! Factory, which are broadcast unedited, and remastered in 1080i high definition.[1]

Program blocks and theme weeks

A former program block on the channel is "Killer Mandays", a double feature of horror films on Monday nights.[2] From November 6 – 12, 2011 the channel aired a week-long salute to Bollywood films.[3]


Sony Movies is available nationally on Philo,[4] DirecTV and Dish Network, and regionally on AT&T U-Verse, Suddenlink, Optimum.[5][6][7] DirecTV and Dish Network also offer "Sony Movie Channel Everywhere", which allows viewers to watch its movies through its website for no additional cost.[8] The channel is also available through streaming for owners of the Sony Network Media Player.


  1. ^ a b Sony Television Plans to Launch Two New U.S. Channels, Los Angeles Times, July 5, 2010
  2. ^ Sony Movie Channel Dresses Up for Halloween with KILLER MANDAYS Press Release September 26, 2011
  3. ^ Sony Movie Channel Announces Weeklong Salute to Bollywood (Exclusive) The Hollywood Reporter September 8, 2011
  4. ^ "Philo debuts four new free channels and new premium movie package". The Desk. September 8, 2021. Retrieved September 17, 2021.
  5. ^ Sony Movie Channel Launches on DISH Network, DIRECTV and AT&T U-verse TV, Press Release, October 18, 2010
  6. ^ Willis, David P. (January 2, 2018). "Starz dropped from Optimum cable line-up". App. Retrieved September 8, 2019.
  7. ^ "Suddenlink Adds Sony Movie Channel". Multichannel. October 21, 2014. Archived from the original on March 18, 2015. Retrieved January 6, 2023.
  8. ^ "Sony Movie Channel Goes Online". Multichannel News. October 5, 2011. Archived from the original on November 9, 2011.