Encore to Air ‘The Heroes Collection’ of 23 Uncut Superhero Films this May

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Encore has announced that they're stocking the entire month of May full of superheroes and their films. You can read the press release and see the list of films they'll be airing every night in May below!

Encore presents “The Heroes Collection” featuring 23 uncut films dedicated to the most popular superheroes of all time, every night at 8pm et/pt, starting Thursday, May 1st at 8pm et/pt only on Encore. Encore kicks off the month-long celebration with the 1989 Oscar®-winning classic, Batman, starring Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson.

Throughout the month of May, “The Heroes Collection” will continue to feature some of the most beloved superheroes such as action fantasy Iron Man 3, one of the biggest blockbusters of 2013, featuring an impressive ensemble cast of Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, and Ben Kingsley;  the classic 1978 Oscar®-nominated Superman, starring Christopher Reeve and Marlon Brando; the action comedy Men In Black 3, with award-winning actors Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones reprising their popular roles; the box office hit The Amazing Spider-Man, with rising stars Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone leading the extraordinary cast including Denis Leary; and the Academy Award®-winning animated comedy The Incredibles, written and directed by entertainment powerhouse Brad Bird.

The full line-up for "The Heroes Collection" includes:

  • 5/1 Batman (1989)
  • 5/2 Batman Returns (1992)
  • 5/3 Blade
  • 5/4 Superman (1978)
  • 5/5 Meteor Man
  • 5/6 The Phantom
  • 5/7 Justice League: The New Frontier (2007)
  • 5/8 Blade: Trinity
  • 5/9 Men In Black 3
  • 5/10 Resident Evil: Retribution
  • 5/11 Iron Man 3
  • 5/12 Batman (1989)
  • 5/13 Batman Returns (1992)
  • 5/14 Batman Forever (1995)
  • 5/15 Batman & Robin (1997)
  • 5/16 Robocop (1987)
  • 5/17 Superman (1978)
  • 5/18 The Incredibles
  • 5/19 Legend of Zorro
  • 5/20 Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
  • 5/21 Resident Evil: Apocalypse
  • 5/22 Zoom
  • 5/23 Blade
  • 5/24 Underworld
  • 5/25 Amazing Spider-Man
  • 5/26 The Incredibles
  • 5/27 Robocop (1987)
  • 5/28 Robocop 2 (1990)
  • 5/29 Robocop 3 (1993)

The marathon continues Saturday, May 30th with:

  • 8:00 pm Iron Man 3
  • 10:15 pm Superman (1978)

And concludes ​Sunday, May 31st with an all day event including:

  • 12:40 am Robocop (1987)
  • 2:25 am Underworld
  • 4:30 am Men in Black 3
  • 6:20 am Justice League: The New Frontier
  • 7:35 am The Incredibles
  • 9:35 am Starring Adam West (2013)
  • 11:10 am The Amazing Spider-Man
  • 1:30 pm Blade
  • 3:35 pm Batman (1989)
  • 5:45 pm Iron Man 3
  • 8:00 pm The Amazing Spider-Man
  • 10:20 pm Men In Black 3