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10th Sep 2021

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

Rory Cashin

We’re not gonna lie, tonight has a pretty great line-up of movies for you to enjoy!

Action, romance and Oscar-winning dramas are all on the menu tonight…

Logan – E4 – 9pm

In a future where mutants are nearly extinct, an elderly and weary Logan (Hugh Jackman) leads a quiet life. But when Laura (Dafne Keen0, a mutant child pursued by scientists, comes to him for help, he must get her to safety.

Armageddon – ITV4 – 9pm

After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, NASA recruits a misfit team of deep-core drillers (including Ben Affleck and Bruce Willis) to save the planet.

Hell or High Water – FilmFour – 9pm

A divorced father (Chris Pine) and his ex-con older brother (Ben Foster) resort to a desperate scheme in order to save their family’s ranch in West Texas.

The Perfect Storm – RTE Two – 10pm

An unusually intense storm pattern catches some commercial fishermen (including George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg) unaware and puts them in mortal danger.

2 Guns – Virgin Media One – 10pm

Two hardened criminals (Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg) get into trouble with the US border patrol after meeting with a Mexican drug lord, and then revelations start to unfold.

Shakespeare in Love – BBC One – 10.35pm

The world’s greatest ever playwright, William Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes) is young, out of ideas and short of cash, but meets his ideal woman (Gwyneth Paltrow) and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.

Jagged Edge – RTE One – 11.25pm

A wealthy woman is murdered in her beach house. The husband (Jeff Bridges) is allegedly knocked out first. He inherits all. He has a female ex-criminal prosecutor (Glenn Close) represent him in court.

Moonlight – Channel 4 – 12.35am

A young African-American man grapples with his identity and sexuality while experiencing the everyday struggles of childhood, adolescence, and burgeoning adulthood. Stars Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris and Trevante Rhodes.

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