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

By Rory Cashin

December 22, 2021 at 9:01am

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Your Wednesday evening movie menu has arrived!

Action, romance and drama are all on the telly this evening...

The Matrix - Sky Showcase - 9pm

When a beautiful stranger (Carrie-Anne Moss) leads computer hacker Neo (Keanu Reeves) to a forbidding underworld, he discovers the shocking truth - the life he knows is the elaborate deception of an evil cyber-intelligence.

Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol - Comedy Central - 9pm

The IMF is shut down when it is implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organisation's name.

Widows - FilmFour - 9pm

Four women (Viola Davis, Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia Erivo, Michelle Rodriguez) with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities take fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.

Crazy Rich Asians - BBC One - 10.35pm

This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's (Henry Golding) family.

The Bank Job - FilmFour - 11.40pm

Martine (Saffron Burrows) offers Terry (Jason Statham) a lead on a foolproof bank hit on London's Baker Street. She targets a roomful of safe deposit boxes worth millions in cash and jewellery along with a treasure trove of dirty secrets.

Black Hawk Down - ITV4 - 12.10am

The story of 160 elite U.S. soldiers who dropped into Mogadishu in October 1993 to capture two top lieutenants of a renegade warlord, but found themselves in a desperate battle with a large force of heavily-armed Somalis.

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