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30th Sep 2021

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

Rory Cashin

Your Thursday evening movie menu has arrived!

Lots of spy movies on tonight, for some reason.

So if you like spy movies, we’ve got some good news for you!

Bridge of Spies – FilmFour – 6.15pm

During the Cold War, an American lawyer (Tom Hanks) is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy (Mark Rylance) in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot.

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – BBC Four – 9pm

In the bleak days of the Cold War, espionage veteran George Smiley (Gary Oldman) is forced from semi-retirement to uncover a Soviet Agent within MI6.

Shooter – FilmFour – 9pm

A marksman (Mark Wahlberg) living in exile is coaxed back into action after learning of a plot to kill the President. After being double crossed for the attempt and on the run, he sets out for the real killer and the truth.

Van Helsing – ITV4 – 9pm

The famed monster hunter (Hugh Jackman) is sent to Transylvania to stop Count Dracula (Richard Roxburgh), who is using Dr. Frankenstein’s research and a werewolf for nefarious purposes.

Under The Skin – FilmFour – 1.30am

A mysterious young woman (Scarlett Johansson) seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. However, events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery.

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