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

By Rory Cashin

December 21, 2021 at 8:01am

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A very good mix of flix on tonight, if we do say so ourselves...

Your Tuesday evening movie menu has arrived!

Bumblebee - FilmFour - 6.45pm

On the run in the year 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard in a small California beach town. On the cusp of turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, Charlie Watson (Hailee Steinfeld) discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken.

Rocky II - ITV4 - 9pm

Rocky (Sylvester Stallone) struggles in family life after his bout with Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers), while the embarrassed champ insistently goads him to accept a challenge for a rematch.

Peppermint - FilmFour - 9pm

Five years after her husband and daughter are killed in a senseless act of violence, a woman (Jennifer Garner) comes back from self-imposed exile to seek revenge against those responsible and the system that let them go free.

Blades of Glory - Comedy Central - 9pm

In 2002, two rival Olympic ice skaters (Will Ferrell and Jon Heder) were stripped of their gold medals and permanently banned from men's single competition. Presently, however, they've found a loophole that will allow them to qualify as a pairs team.

Dating Amber - RTE Two - 9.35pm

Two school friends (Fionn O'Shea and Lola Petticrew) decide to start a pretend straight relationship in an effort to fit in.

Watchmen - FilmFour - 11.05pm

In 1985 where former superheroes exist, the murder of a colleague sends an active vigilante into his own sprawling investigation, uncovering something that could completely change the course of history as we know it.

American Gangster - ITV4 - 11.30pm

An outcast New York City cop (Russell Crowe) is charged with bringing down Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington), whose real life inspired this partly biographical film.

Mr. & Mrs. Smith - FilmFour - 12am

A bored married couple (Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt) is surprised to learn that they are both assassins hired by competing agencies to kill each other.

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