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26th Nov 2021

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

Rory Cashin

And so begins the weekend!

It is COLD out there today, but stay snuggled up warm on the couch and watch one or more of these!

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit – FilmFour – 9pm

Jack Ryan (Chris Pine), as a young covert C.I.A. analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.

Bad Teacher – Dave – 10pm

A lazy, incompetent middle school teacher (Cameron Diaz) who hates her job, her students, and her co-workers is forced to return to teaching to make enough money for breast implants after her wealthy fiancé dumps her.

Sicario – Virgin Media One – 10.15pm

An idealistic FBI agent (Emily Blunt) is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.

The Shallows – FilmFour – 11.20m

A mere 200 yards from shore, surfer Nancy (Blake Lively) is attacked by a great white shark, with her short journey to safety becoming the ultimate contest of wills.

The Place Beyond The Pines – BBC One – 11.55pm

A motorcycle stunt rider (Ryan Gosling) turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover (Eva Mendes) and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop (Bradley Cooper) navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.

Thirteen Days – RTE One – 12.05am

In October 1962, the Kennedy administration struggles to contain the Cuban Missile Crisis. Stars Kevin Costner and Bruce Greenwood.

Ghost in the Shell – FilmFour – 1.05am

In the near future, Major Mira Killian (Scarlett Johansson) is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world’s most dangerous criminals.

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