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20th Aug 2021

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

Rory Cashin

Let the weekend begin!

Friday night is finally here, and here are the movies on TV you should be watching tonight…

Gold – RTE Two – 9pm

Kenny Wells (Matthew McConaughey), a prospector desperate for a lucky break, teams up with a similarly eager geologist (Edgar Ramirez) and sets off on a journey to find gold in the uncharted jungle of Indonesia.

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.

Destroyer – BBC One – 10.35pm

A police detective (Nicole Kidman) reconnects with people from an undercover assignment in her distant past in order to make peace.

Blue Velvet – FilmFour – 11.05pm

The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of psychopathic criminals who have kidnapped her child. David Lynch’s iconic mystery thriller.

Parenthood – TG4 – 12.10am

The Buckmans are a midwestern family all dealing with their lives: estranged relatives, raising children, pressures of the job, and learning to be a good parent and spouse. Stars Steve Martin, Keanu Reeves, Dianne Wiest, Rick Moranis, Joaquin Phoenix.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part One – FilmFour – 1.35am

Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin (Julianne Moore) and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and a nation moved by her courage.

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