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01st Dec 2021

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

Rory Cashin

Choose from tonight’s selection of action, horror and drama.

Your Wednesday night movie menu has arrived!

Behind Enemy Lines – FilmFour – 6.55pm

A disillusioned pilot (Owen Wilson) shot down over war-torn Bosnia is ensnared in the conflict there. In the crosshairs of the enemy and an assassin, the spoiled pilot runs for his life as his commanding officer (Gene Hackman) risks all to save him.

Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol – FilmFour – 9pm

The IMF is shut down when it’s implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his new team (Jeremy Renner, Paula Patton, Simon Pegg) to go rogue to clear their organisation’s name.

Everest – Sky Showcase – 10pm

The story of New Zealand’s Robert “Rob” Edwin Hall (Jason Clarke), who on May 10, 1996, together with Scott Fischer (Jake Gyllenhaal), teamed up on a joint expedition to ascend Mount Everest.

Curse of Chucky – Sky Max – 10.15pm

After her mother’s mysterious death, Nica begins to suspect that the talking, red-haired doll her visiting niece has been playing with may be the key to recent bloodshed and chaos.

Red Heat – FilmFour – 11.40pm

A tough Russian policeman (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective (Jim Belushi) when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country.

Gran Torino – ITV4 – 11.45pm

Disgruntled Korean War veteran Walt Kowalski (Clint Eastwood) sets out to reform his neighbour, Thao Lor, a Hmong teenager who tried to steal Kowalski’s prized possession: a 1972 Gran Torino.

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