Five of the best movies on TV for your Monday night in

By Rory Cashin

August 3, 2021 at 12:01pm

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Your Tuesday night movie menu has arrived!

Comedy, thriller and epic action are all on your telly tonight...

Eddie The Eagle - FilmFour - 6.55pm

The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics. Stars Taron Egerton and Hugh Jackman.

Baywatch - E4 - 9pm

Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon (The Rock) butts heads with a brash new recruit (Zac Efron), as they uncover a criminal plot that threatens the future of the bay.

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey - FilmFour - 9pm

A reluctant Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), sets out to the Lonely Mountain with a spirited group of dwarves to reclaim their mountain home, and the gold within it from the dragon Smaug.

Cliffhanger - ITV4 - 9pm

A botched mid-air heist results in suitcases full of cash being searched for by various groups throughout the Rocky Mountains. Stars Sylvester Stallone, John Lithgow and Michael Rooker.

Talladega Nights - Comedy Central - 10.55pm

Number one NASCAR driver Ricky Bobby (Will Ferrell) stays atop the heap thanks to a pact with his best friend and teammate, Cal Naughton, Jr (John C. Reilly). But when a French Formula One driver (Sacha Baron Cohen), makes his way up the ladder, Ricky Bobby's talent and devotion are put to the test.

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