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24th Oct 2021

Six of the best movies on TV for your Bank Holiday Monday night in

Rory Cashin

End your BH weekend on a high note with some great movies!

A very decent selection of movies to end your long weekend on…

Collateral – ITV4 – 9pm

A cab driver (Jamie Foxx) finds himself the hostage of an engaging contract killer (Tom Cruise) as he makes his rounds from hit to hit during one night in Los Angeles.

Olympus Has Fallen – FilmFour – 9pm

Secret Service agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) finds himself trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack and works with national security to rescue the President (Aaron Eckhart) from his kidnappers.

The Aviator – TG4 – 9.15pm

A biopic depicting the early years of legendary director and aviator Howard Hughes’ (Leonardo DiCaprio) career from the late 1920s to the mid 1940s.

Green Book – RTE One – 9.30pm

A working-class Italian-American bouncer (Viggo Mortensen) becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist (Mahershala Ali) on a tour of venues through the 1960s American South.

Sicario 2: Soldado – Virgin Media One – 10pm

The drug war on the U.S.-Mexico border has escalated as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border. To fight the war, federal agent Matt Graver (Josh Brolin) re-teams with the mercurial Alejandro (Benicio Del Toro).

Fences – FilmFour – 1.15am

A working-class African-American father (Denzel Washington) tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life.

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