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09th Aug 2021

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

Rory Cashin

Two of the best war movies of all time are both on tonight!

Four of tonight’s picks start at 9pm! Decisions, decisions…

Kong: Skull Island – RTE Two – 9pm

After the Vietnam war, a team of scientists explores an uncharted island in the Pacific, venturing into the domain of the mighty Kong, and must fight to escape a primal Eden. Stars Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman and John C. Reilly.

Saving Private Ryan – Sky One – 9pm

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers (headed by Tom Hanks) go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – FilmFour – 9pm

The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) and Gandalf the Grey (Ian McKellan), continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland, from Smaug (Benedict Cumberbatch).

Robocop 2 – ITV4 – 9pm

Cyborg law enforcer RoboCop (Peter Weller) returns to protect the citizens of old Detroit but faces a deadly challenge when a rogue OCP member secretly creates a new, evil RoboCop 2.

The Hurt Locker – TG4 – 9.30pm

During the Iraq War, a Sergeant (Jeremy Renner) recently assigned to an army bomb squad is put at odds with his squad mates due to his maverick way of handling his work.

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