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27th Oct 2021

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

Rory Cashin

Your mid-week movie menu is here.

Michael Fassbender! Brendan Gleeson! Christian Bale! Gerard Butler! Jessica Chastain! Jake Gyllenhaal! They’re all on the telly tonight!

Exodus: Gods and Kings – FilmFour – 6.05pm

The defiant leader Moses (Christian Bale) rises up against Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II (Joel Edgerton), setting six hundred thousand slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues.

Firefox – ITV4 – 9pm

A pilot (Clint Eastwood) is sent into the Soviet Union on a mission to steal a prototype jet fighter that can be partially controlled by a neuralink.

Den of Thieves – FilmFour – 9pm

An elite unit of the LA County Sheriff’s Dept. (headed by Gerard Butler) and the state’s most successful bank robbery crew clash as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank.

Zero Dark Thirty – ITV4 – 11.45pm

A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L.s Team 6 in May 2011.

Tresspass Against Us – FilmFour – 11.45pm

A man (Michael Fassbender) looks to find a way to escape the criminal ways of his outlaw family (headed by Brendan Gleeson).

Wildlife – BBC Two – 12.05am

A teenage boy must deal with his mother’s (Carey Mulligan) complicated response after his father (Jake Gyllenhaal) temporarily abandons them to take a menial and dangerous job.

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