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

By Rory Cashin

July 28, 2021 at 9:10am

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There is a bit of Stephen King night happening tonight!

Three of tonight's movies are based on Stephen King stories, so we hope your like being scared...

Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World - FilmFour - 6.20pm

During the Napoleonic Wars, a brash British captain (Russell Crowe) pushes his ship and crew to their limits in pursuit of a formidable French war vessel around South America.

Pet Sematary - FilmFour - 9pm

Dr. Louis Creed (Jason Clarke) and his wife, Rachel (Amy Seimetz), relocate from Boston to rural Maine with their two young children. The couple soon discover a mysterious burial ground hidden deep in the woods near their new home.

Death Wish - ITV4 - 10pm

A New York City architect (Charles Bronson) becomes a one-man vigilante squad after his wife is murdered by street punks. In self defence, the vengeful man kills muggers on the mean streets after dark.

Misery - FilmFour - 11.05pm

After a famous author (James Caan) is rescued from a car crash by a fan (Kathy Bates) of his novels, he comes to realise that the care he is receiving is only the beginning of a nightmare of captivity and abuse.

Chappaquiddick - BBC Two - 11.15pm

Depicting Ted Kennedy's (Jason Clarke) involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne (Kate Mara).

Carrie - FilmFour - 1.20am

Carrie White (Sissy Spacek), a shy, friendless teenage girl who is sheltered by her domineering, religious mother (Piper Laurie), unleashes her telekinetic powers after being humiliated by her classmates at her senior prom.

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