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27th Aug 2021

The best movies on TV this Saturday and Sunday

Rory Cashin

Fifteen movies this weekend to choose from!

Nine movies on Saturday.

Six movies on Sunday.

Start planning your weekend accordingly!


Eat Prey Love – E! Entertainment – 8pm

A married woman (Julia Roberts) realises how unhappy her marriage really is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey to “find herself”.

Skyfall – RTE Two – 9pm

James Bond’s (Daniel Craig) loyalty to M (Judi Dench) is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. When MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.

London Has Fallen – Comedy Central – 9pm

In London for the Prime Minister’s funeral, Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) is caught up in a plot to assassinate all the attending world leaders.

Raiders of the Lost Ark – FilmFour – 9pm

In 1936, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before Adolf Hitler’s Nazis can obtain its awesome powers.

Forrest Gump – Sky One – 9pm

The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, the Vietnam War, the Watergate scandal and other historical events unfold from the perspective of an Alabama man (Tom Hanks) with an IQ of 75, whose only desire is to be reunited with his childhood sweetheart.

End of Days – ITV4 – 11.10pm

At the end of the century, Satan (Gabriel Byrne) visits New York in search of a bride. It’s up to an ex-cop (Arnold Schwarzenegger) who now runs an elite security outfit to stop him.

Kingpin – Comedy Central – 11.10pm

A star bowler (Woody Harrelson) whose career was prematurely “cut off” hopes to ride a new prodigy to success and riches.

Liar Liar – RTE Two – 11.40pm

A fast-track lawyer (Jim Carrey) can’t lie for 24 hours due to his son’s birthday wish after he disappoints his son for the last time.

Election – BBC Two – 11.45pm

A high school teacher (Matthew Broderick) meets his match in an over-achieving student politician (Reece Witherspoon).


The House Bunny – Comedy Central – 7pm

After Playboy bunny Shelley (Anna Faris) is kicked out of the playboy mansion, she finds a job as the house mother for a sorority full of socially awkward girls.

Role Models – ITV4 – 9pm

Wild behavior forces a pair of energy drink reps (Paul Rudd and Seann William Scott) to enroll in a Big Brother program.

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom – FilmFour – 9pm

In 1935, Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) arrives in India, still part of the British Empire, and is asked to find a mystical stone. He then stumbles upon a secret cult committing enslavement and human sacrifices in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

Two Weeks Notice – RTE Two – 9.30pm

A lawyer (Sandra Bullock) decides that she’s used too much like a nanny by her boss (Hugh Grant), so she walks out on him.

Van Wilder: Party Liaison – Comedy Central – 11.20pm

The most popular kid (Ryan Reynolds) on campus meets a beautiful journalist (Tara Reid) who makes him realise that maybe he’s afraid to graduate.

Raging Bull – FilmFour – 11.20pm

The life of boxer Jake LaMotta (Robert De Niro), whose violence and temper that led him to the top in the ring destroyed his life outside of it.

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