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01st Sep 2021

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

Rory Cashin

Loads of action on tonight, but also an Oscar-winning drama and a big monster movie, too!

We’re at the halfway point for the week now. Bring on some movies!

The Predator – FilmFour – 9pm

When a young boy (Jacob Tremblay) accidentally triggers the universe’s most lethal hunters’ return to Earth, only a ragtag crew of ex-soldiers and a disgruntled scientist (Olivia Munn) can prevent the end of the human race.

Vice – RTE One – 9.35pm

The story of Dick Cheney (Christian Bale), an unassuming bureaucratic Washington insider, who quietly wielded immense power as Vice President to George W. Bush (Sam Rockwell), reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.

Death Race – ITV4 – 10pm

Ex-con Jensen Ames (Jason Statham) is forced by the warden of a notorious prison to compete in our post-industrial world’s most popular sport: a car race in which inmates must brutalise and kill one another on the road to victory.

London Has Fallen – Comedy Central – 11pm

In London for the Prime Minister’s funeral, Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) is caught up in a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.

Gloria Bell – BBC Two – 11.15pm

A free-spirited woman (Julianne Moore) in her 50s seeks out love at L.A. dance clubs.

2 Guns – Sky One – 12am

Two hardened criminals (Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg) get into trouble with the US border patrol after meeting with a Mexican drug lord, and then revelations start to unfold.

Tremors – ITV4 – 12.10am

Natives of a small isolated town (including Kevin Bacon and Fred Ward) defend themselves against strange underground creatures which are killing them one by one.

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