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23rd Jul 2021

Eight of the best movies on TV for your Friday night in

Rory Cashin

Kick your weekend off in style with a decent movie or two!

Loads of comedies and loads of horrors on tonight, if either of those are what you’re looking for…

The Naked Gun – Comedy Central – 9pm

Incompetent police Detective Frank Drebin (Leslie Nielsen) must foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.

Friends With Benefits – E! Entertainment – 9pm

A young man (Justin Timberlake) and woman (Mila Kunis) decide to take their friendship to the next level without becoming a couple, but soon discover that adding sex only leads to complications.

Crawl – FilmFour – 9pm

A young woman (Kaya Scodelario), while attempting to save her father during a category 5 hurricane, finds herself trapped in a flooding house and must fight for her life against alligators.

Gone Girl – RTE One – 9.35pm

With his wife’s (Rosamund Pike) disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man (Ben Affleck) sees the spotlight turned on him when it’s suspected that he may not be innocent.

The Lost Boys – BBC One – 10.35pm

After moving to a new town, two brothers discover that the area is a haven for vampires. Stars Jason Patric, Kiefer Sutherland and Corey Haim.

A Quiet Place – FilmFour – 10.45pm

In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing. Stars John Krasinski and Emily Blunt.

Blockers – Channel 4 – 12.05am

Three parents (Leslie Mann, John Cena, Ike Barinholtz) try to stop their daughters from losing their virginity on prom night.

28 Days – RTE One – 12.20am

A big-city newspaper columnist (Sandra Bullock) is forced to enter a drug and alcohol rehab centre after ruining her sister’s wedding and crashing a stolen limousine.

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