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

By Rory Cashin

July 16, 2021 at 9:58am


The weekend has arrived! Let us celebrate with some movies!

Loads and loads of comedies on tonight, if you're in the mood for a laugh!

Miss Sloane - RTE Two - 9pm

In the high-stakes world of political power-brokers, Elizabeth Sloane (Jessica Chastain) is the most sought after and formidable lobbyist in D.C. But when taking on the most powerful opponent of her career, she finds winning may come at too high a price.

Central Intelligence - E4 - 9pm

After he reconnects with an awkward pal (The Rock) from high school through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant (Kevin Hart) is lured into the world of international espionage.

The Other Guys - Comedy Central - 9pm

Two mismatched New York City detectives (Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg) seize an opportunity to step up like the city's top cops, whom they idolise, only things don't quite go as planned.

I Feel Pretty - RTE One - 9.35pm

A woman (Amy Poehler) struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. Her new confidence empowers her to live fearlessly, but what happens when she realises her appearance never changed?

A Simple Favor - BBC One - 10.35pm

Stephanie (Anna Kendrick) is a single mother with a parenting vlog who befriends Emily (Blake Lively), a secretive upper-class woman who has a child at the same elementary school. When Emily goes missing, Stephanie takes it upon herself to investigate.

Sisters - Channel 4 - 12.10am

Two sisters (Tina Fey and Amy Poehler) decide to throw one last house party before their parents sell their family home.

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