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03rd Dec 2021

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

Rory Cashin

And so begins the weekend! Bring on the movies!

Loads of action and loads of comedy for the makings of a perfect Friday night in!

xXx: The Return of Xander Cage – E4 – 9pm

Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) is left for dead after an incident, though he secretly returns to action for a new, tough assignment with his handler Augustus Gibbons (Samuel L. Jackson).

The A-Team – Comedy Central – 9pm

A group of Iraq War veterans (including Bradley Cooper and Liam Neeson) look to clear their name with the U.S. Military, who suspect the four men of committing a crime for which they were framed.

Why Him? – FilmFour – 9pm

A holiday gathering threatens to go off the rails when Ned Fleming (Bryan Cranston) realises that his daughter’s Silicon Valley millionaire boyfriend (James Franco) is about to pop the question.

Avengers: Infinity War – RTE Two – 9.30pm

The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.

Donnie Brasco – Dave – 10pm

An FBI undercover agent (Johnny Depp) infiltrates the mob (headed by Al Pacino) and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one.

Greta – BBC One – 12.25am

A young woman (Chloe Grace Moretz) befriends a lonely widow (Isabelle Huppert) who’s harbouring a dark and deadly agenda toward her.

Just Go With It – Comedy Central – 1.15am

On a weekend trip to Hawaii, a plastic surgeon (Adam Sandler) convinces his loyal assistant (Jennifer Aniston) to pose as his soon-to-be-divorced wife in order to cover up a careless lie he told to his much-younger girlfriend (Brooklyn Decker).

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