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30th Apr 2021

The 14 best movies on TV over the May Bank Holiday weekend

James Fenton

The Bank Holiday weekend is here, the weather isn’t expected to be great and Covid-19 restrictions aren’t easing just yet. Just a few reasons to chill out with some movies on TV.

The weekend is expected to be a bit of a dampener, particularly on Monday when it’s looking like wet and windy weather for the day. With that in mind, we’ve selected the best movies on TV to get stuck into over the long weekend! Take your pick…


Minions – RTÉ One – 6.35pm

Ocean’s 8 – RTÉ One – 9.40pm


The Bourne Legacy – RTÉ 2 – 9pm

The Inbetweeners 2 – 9pm – E4

Men In Black – SyFy -9pm

Kick-Ass 2 – 9pm – Comedy Central

Bridget Jones’ Baby – RTÉ One – 9.30pm

Pet Sematary – Channel 4 – 10pm


Empire of the Sun – RTÉ One – 2.45pm

The Italian Job – Sky One – 9pm

The Other Guys – Comedy Central – 9pm

The Delinquent Season – RTÉ One – 9.30pm

Invictus – TG4 – 9.30pm

Straight Outta Compton – ITV 4 – 11.05pm