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15th Oct 2021

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

Rory Cashin

Push play on your weekend… and push play on some of these movies, too!

In amongst tonight’s picks is one of the best scary movies of all time…

The Italian Job – Virgin Media One – 9pm

After being betrayed and left for dead in Italy, Charlie Croker (Mark Wahlberg) and his team (including Charlize Theron and Jason Statham) plan an elaborate gold heist against their former ally.

Dodgeball – E4 – 9pm

A group of misfits enter a Las Vegas dodgeball tournament in order to save their cherished local gym (owned by Vince Vaughn) from the onslaught of a corporate health fitness chain (owned by Ben Stiller).

Terminator Genisys – FilmFour – 9pm

When John Connor (Jason Clarke), leader of the human resistance, sends Sgt. Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) back to 1984 to protect Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke) and safeguard the future, an unexpected turn of events creates a fractured timeline.

Superbad – E! Entertainment – 9pm

Two co-dependent high school seniors (Michael Cera and Jonah Hill) are forced to deal with separation anxiety after their plan to stage a booze-soaked party goes awry.

Primal Fear – RTE One – 9.45pm

An altar boy (Edward Norton) is accused of murdering a priest, and the truth is buried several layers deep, slowly being discovered by his lawyer (Richard Gere).

Halloween – BBC One – 11.25pm

Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield, Illinois to kill again.

The Mission – RTE One – 11.45pm

Eighteenth-century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal. Stars Robert De Niro and Jeremy Irons.

Top Five – FilmFour – 1.15am

A comedian (Chris Rock) tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality television star fiancée (Gabrielle Union) talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her television show.

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