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

By Rory Cashin

November 26, 2021 at 9:10am

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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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