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17th Aug 2021

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

Rory Cashin

Not sure what to watch this evening? We got you covered…


Choose Day!

The Great Wall – E4 – 9pm

In ancient China, a group of European mercenaries (including Matt Damon and Pedro Pascal) encounters a secret army that maintains and defends the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.

Arrival – FilmFour – 9pm

A linguist (Amy Adams) works with the military to communicate with alien lifeforms after twelve mysterious spacecraft appear around the world.

Steve McQueen: Le Mans and The Man – BBC Four – 10.30pm

This Cannes-selected documentary reveals the true story behind the infamously troubled film shoot that nearly destroyed the career of Hollywood icon Steve McQueen.

Airplane! – ITV4 – 11pm

A man afraid to fly must ensure that a plane lands safely after the pilots become sick. One of the funniest comedies of all time.

Searching – FilmFour – 11.20pm

After his teenage daughter goes missing, a desperate father (John Cho) tries to find clues on her laptop.

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