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19th Nov 2021

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

Rory Cashin

And so begins the weekend… with some movies!

Movies, movies and more movies! Take your pick!

Saving Private Ryan – Virgin Media One – 9pm

Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers (headed by Tom Hanks) go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper (Matt Damon) whose brothers have been killed in action.

Assassin’s Creed – E4 – 9pm

Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) explores the memories of his ancestor Aguilar de Nerha and gains the skills of a Master Assassin, before taking on the secret Templar society.

Final Destination 2 – Comedy Central – 9pm

Kimberly (A.J. Cook) has a premonition of an accident killing multiple people including her and her friends. She blocks the cars behind her on the ramp and as a police trooper arrives, the accident happens. Death is stalking this group of survivors.

A Vigilante – FilmFour – 9pm

After escaping her violent husband, Sadie (Olivia Wilde) makes it her life’s mission to help free others in danger. After months of rigorous training in survival skills, boxing, and lethal martial arts, she is back with a vengeance.

Jerry Maguire – Dave – 10pm

When a sports agent (Tom Cruise) has a moral epiphany and is fired for expressing it, he decides to put his new philosophy to the test as an independent agent with the only athlete (Cuba Gooding Jr.) who stays with him and his former colleague (Renee Zellweger).

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates – RTE Two – 10pm

Two hard-partying brothers (Zac Efron and Adam Devine) place an online ad to find the perfect dates for their sister’s Hawaiian wedding. Hoping for a wild getaway, the boys instead find themselves out-hustled by an uncontrollable duo (Anna Kendrick and Aubrey Plaza).

A Fish Called Wanda – BBC One – 12.25am

In London, four very different people (including Jamie Lee Curtis, Kevin Kline and John Cleese) team up on a jewel heist, then try to double-cross one another for the loot, complicated by their efforts to fool a very proper barrister.

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