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

By Rory Cashin

November 12, 2021 at 9:07am

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And so begins the weekend...

If you're enjoying a quiet Friday night in on the couch, you could do a lot worse than check out one (or more) of these movies that will be playing on your telly this evening...

Sahara - FilmFour - 6.40pm

Master explorer Dirk Pitt (Matthew McConaughey) goes on the adventure of a lifetime of seeking out a lost Civil War battleship known as the "Ship of Death" in the deserts of West Africa while helping a WHO doctor (Penelope Cruz) being hounded by a ruthless dictator.

Rambo: Last Blood - Virgin Media One - 9pm

Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) must confront his past and unearth his ruthless combat skills to exact revenge in a final mission.

Taken 3 - FilmFour - 9pm

Accused of a ruthless murder he never committed or witnessed, Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) goes on the run and brings out his particular set of skills to find the true killer and clear his name.

Cobra - ITV4 - 9pm

A tough-on-crime street cop (Sylvester Stallone) must protect the only surviving witness to a strange murderous cult with far-reaching plans.

The Butcher Boy - RTE Two - 9.55pm

The antisocial son of an alcoholic father and a bipolar mother grows up in 1960s Ireland.

12 Angry Men - TG4 - 12am

Twelve men must decide the fate of one when one juror objects to the jury's decision.

Assassination Nation - Channel 4 - 12.25am

After a malicious data hack exposes the secrets of the perpetually American town of Salem, chaos descends and four girls must fight to survive, while coping with the hack themselves.

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