Search icon


18th Aug 2021

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

Rory Cashin

Comedy. Action. Romance. What are you in the mood for?

Some very decent flicks to choose from tonight!

Kindergarten Cop – FilmFour – 6.45pm

A tough cop (Arnold Schwarzenegger) must pose as a kindergarten teacher in order to locate a dangerous criminal’s ex-wife (Penelope Ann Miller), who may hold the key to putting him behind bars.

The Old Man & the Gun – FilmFour – 9pm

Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford) and his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public.

The Losers – Sky One – 11pm

A CIA special forces team (Chris Evans, Idris Elba, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Zoe Saldana) is betrayed and left for dead by their superiors, galvanising them to mount an offensive on the CIA.

Midnight Special – BBC Two – 11.15pm

A father (Michael Shannon) and son go on the run, pursued by the government and a cult drawn to the child’s special powers.

Cold War – FilmFour – 1am

In the 1950s, a music director falls in love with a singer and tries to persuade her to flee communist Poland for France.

READ NEXT: The very best reality TV shows you can watch at home right now


Movies On TV