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27th Aug 2021

Seven of the best movies on TV for your Friday night in

Rory Cashin

The weekend has arrived, bring on the movies!

Everyone from The Rock to James Bond is on the telly this evening…

Hercules – RTE Two – 9pm

Having endured his legendary twelve labors, Hercules (Dwayne Johnson), the Greek demigod, has his life as a sword-for-hire tested when the King of Thrace and his daughter seek his aid in defeating a tyrannical warlord.

The World Is Not Enough – ITV4 – 9pm

James Bond (Pierce Brosnan) uncovers a nuclear plot while protecting an oil heiress (Sophie Marceau) from her former kidnapper, an international terrorist (Robert Carlyle) who can’t feel pain.

The Predator – FilmFour – 9pm

When a young boy (Jacob Tremblay) accidentally triggers the universe’s most lethal hunters’ return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled scientist (Olivia Munn) can prevent the end of the human race.

Funny Cow – RTE One – 9.35pm

A comedian (Maxine Peake) uses her troubled past as material for her stand-up routine, trying to rise up through the comedy circuit by playing Northern England’s working men’s clubs.

Dog Soldiers – FilmFour – 11.10pm

A routine military exercise turns into a nightmare in the Scotland wilderness.

Milk – TG4 – 12.05am

The story of Harvey Milk (Sean Penn) and his struggles as an American gay activist who fought for gay rights and became California’s first openly gay elected official.

The Descent – FilmFour – 1.20am

A caving expedition goes horribly wrong, as the explorers become trapped and ultimately pursued by a strange breed of predators.

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