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Here are the eight best movies on TV today

By Sarah Finnan

January 10, 2021 at 11:10am


Happy Sunday, friends. It may not feel like it at the minute, but even the little things deserve to be celebrated and we plan on taking the rest of today to switch off and prepare for another work week... anything to justify spending the day on the couch, eh?

There are a few different movie options to choose from today so here's our pick of what's on.

A Dog's Purpose - Channel 4 - 1:55pm 

Based on the novel of the same name, the film tells the story of a loyal dog trying to find his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and many different owners.

Bruce Almighty - Sony Movie Channel - 4:15pm 

A down on his luck reporter complains to God for not doing his job. Sick of his constant whining, God retaliates by passing his powers (and responsibilities) onto him. Great at first... not so great when Bruce realises what's actually involved in the gig.

Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous - ITV 2 - 5:20pm

Sandra Bullock returns as FBI agent Gracie Hart who goes undercover in Las Vegas to find her friends Cheryl Fraiser and Stan Fields whoo have been kidnapped.

The Pink Panther - Sony Movie Channel - 6:15pm 

Steve Martin stars as the bumbling Inspector Clouseau who must solve the murder of a famous football coach and uncover who stole the famous Pink Panther diamond. Make it a double feature and stay tuned for The Pink Panther 2, which is on right after at 7:10pm.

Fantastic Four - FilmFour - 7:05pm 

Based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name, a group of four outsiders must learn to use their supernatural powers to save Earth from a rogue colleague intent on wreaking havoc on the planet.

Wonder Woman - ITV 2 - 7:25pm

Diana is an Amazonian warrior in training who has her first encounter with the outside world when an American pilot crash lands in her hometown. Bringing news of conflict and war, she leaves home to join the fight - discovering her superhuman powers in the process.

The Light Between Oceans - RTÉ 2 - 9pm 

A lighthouse keeper and his wife living rescue a baby girl from a drifting rowboat, raising her as their own. Years later they discover the true parentage of their adopted daughter and are faced with the moral dilemma of their actions. Romantic drama starring Alicia Vikander and Michael Fassbender.

The Hangover Part II - ITV 2 - 9pm

Phil, Stu, Alan and Doug return, reuniting in Bangkok for another stag weekend. Vowing to keep this one far more low key than the last, things quickly spiral out of control - resulting in yet another hangover with few memories of the night before.

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