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10th Sep 2021

The best movies on TV for your Saturday and Sunday nights in

Rory Cashin

We’ve listed no less than SEVENTEEN movies for you to enjoy during your evenings this weekend!

Nine movies on Saturday.

Eight movies on Sunday.

Plan your weekend accordingly!


The Mummy – RTE Two – 7.30pm

An ancient Egyptian princess is awakened from her crypt beneath the desert, bringing with her malevolence grown over millennia, and terrors that defy human comprehension. Stars Tom Cruise.

Charlie’s Angels – E! Entertainment – 9pm

Three women (Cameron Diaz, Drey Barrymore, Lucy Liu), detectives with a mysterious boss, retrieve stolen voice-ID software, using martial arts, tech skills, and sex appeal.

Deadpool – Channel 4 – 9pm

A wisecracking mercenary (Ryan Reynolds) gets experimented on and becomes immortal but ugly, and sets out to track down the man who ruined his looks.

The Abyss – FilmFour – 9pm

A civilian diving team is enlisted to search for a lost nuclear submarine and faces danger while encountering an alien aquatic species. Stars Ed Harris and Michael Biehn.

Jurassic World – Sky Showcase/Sky One – 9pm

A new theme park, built on the original site of Jurassic Park, creates a genetically modified hybrid dinosaur, the Indominus Rex, which escapes containment and goes on a killing spree.

The Untouchables – ITV4 – 9pm

During the era of Prohibition in the United States, Federal Agent Eliot Ness (Kevin Costner) sets out to stop ruthless Chicago gangster Al Capone (Robert De Niro) and, because of rampant corruption, assembles a small, hand-picked team to help him.

Murder on the Orient Express – RTE One – 9.40pm

When a murder occurs on the train on which he’s travelling, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot (Kenneth Branagh) is recruited to solve the case.

Mortal Engines – Channel 4 – 11.05pm

In a post-apocalyptic world where cities ride on wheels and consume each other to survive, two people meet in London and try to stop a conspiracy. Stars Robert Sheehan, Hugo Weaving and Rege-Jean Page.

The China Syndrome – RTE One – 11.45pm

A reporter finds what appears to be a cover-up of safety hazards at a nuclear power plant. Stars Michael Douglas and Jane Fonda.


G.I: The Rise of Cobra – FilmFour – 6.45pm

An elite military unit comprised of special operatives known as G.I. Joe, operating out of The Pit, takes on an evil organization led by a notorious arms dealer. Stars Channing Tatum, Sienna Miller, Dennis Quaid and Marlon Wayans.

RED – E4 – 9pm

When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent Frank Moses (Bruce Willis) reassembles his old team (Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, John Malkovich) in a last-ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.

The Proposal – Comedy Central – 9pm

A pushy boss (Sandra Bullock) forces her young assistant (Ryan Reynolds) to marry her in order to keep her visa status in the U.S. and avoid deportation to Canada.

Sorry To Bother You – BBC Two – 11pm

In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, telemarketer Cassius Green (LaKeith Stanfield) discovers a magical key to professional success, propelling him into a universe of greed.

8 Mile – ITV4 – 11.05pm

A young rapper (Eminem), struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make it big but his friends and foes make this odyssey of rap harder than it may seem.

Bachelorette – Comedy Central – 11.05pm

Three friends (Kirsten Dunst, Isla Fisher, Lizzy Caplan) are asked to be bridesmaids at a wedding of a woman (Rebel Wilson) they used to ridicule back in high school.

No Escape – FilmFour – 11.15pm

In their new overseas house, an American family soon finds themselves caught in the middle of a coup, and they frantically look for a safe escape from an environment where foreigners are being immediately executed. Stars Owen Wilson, Lake Bell and Pierce Brosnan.

Z for Zachariah – BBC One – 11.50pm

In the wake of a disaster that wipes out most of civilisation, two men (Chris Pine and Chiwetel Ejiofor) and a young woman (Margot Robbie) find themselves in an emotionally charged love triangle as the last known survivors.

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