|Broadcast area||United Kingdom|
|Timeshift service||Sony Movies Classic +1|
|Owner||Sony Pictures Television|
Sony Movies Action
|Launched||10 September 2019|
(Areas with local multiplex only)
Channel 62 (+1)
(+1 is Manchester only)
|Virgin Media||Channel 424|
Channel 304 (+1)
Channel 320 (+1)
|11306 V 27500 5/6|
11306 V 27500 5/6 (+1)
Sony Movies Classic is a British free-to-air TV channel launched 10 September 2019 replacing True Movies. The launch began with the temporary seasonal replacement called Sony Movies Christmas, lasting from 10 September 2019 to 7 January 2020. On 7 January 2020 the replacement was replaced by Sony Movies Classic. The channel is dedicated to classic movies from the 40s to the 00s.
The brand voice of the channel is British voice over artist Ben Neidle, who voices the promos and continuity links.
Prior to the 10 September 2019 launch of Sony Movies Classic, the channel was known as True Movies. This channel topped all the film channels in August 2005. The first time a Christmas replacement of the channel was made was in 2013. On 24 July 2019, it was announced that True Movies would be closed and replaced by this channel from 7 January, after the temporary Sony Movies Christmas replacement on 10 September 2019
Sony Movies Christmas will return on 24 September 2020, and will run till 4 January 2021.
- Tolve, Christopher (30 July 2019). "Sony to launch UK's first free-to-air movie network, rebranding existing channels". The Drum. Retrieved 2 September 2019.