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30th Aug 2021

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

Rory Cashin

The weather took a turn. Time to sit in and watch some movies.

Not one but TWO Spielberg classics on the telly tonight!

The Jewel of the Nile – ITV4 – 7pm

When Joan Wilder (Kathleen Turner) is abducted while on a trip along the Nile, her boyfriend, Jack Colton (Michael Douglas), and pal Ralph (Danny De Vito) rush to rescue her and retrieve a fabled jewel.

Jurassic Park – Sky One – 8pm

A pragmatic palaeontologist (Sam Neill) visiting an almost complete theme park is tasked with protecting a couple of kids after a power failure causes the park’s cloned dinosaurs to run loose.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade – FilmFour – 9pm

In 1938, after his father Professor Henry Jones, Sr. (Sean Connery) goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, Professor Henry “Indiana” Jones, Jr. (Harrison Ford) finds himself up against Adolf Hitler’s Nazis again to stop them from obtaining its powers.

Blue Valentine – TG4 – 9.30pm

The relationship of a contemporary married couple (Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams), charting their evolution over a span of years by cross-cutting between time periods.

On The Basis Of Sex – BBC Two – 10.30pm

The true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Felicity Jones), her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.

The Man Who Killed Hitler and then Killed Bigfoot – FilmFour – 11.35pm

A legendary American war veteran (Sam Elliott) is recruited to hunt a mythical creature.

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