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

By Rory Cashin

July 23, 2021 at 9:33am


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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