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03rd Sep 2021

The best movies on TV this Saturday and Sunday

Rory Cashin

Fifteen movies to choose from this weekend!

Eight movies on Saturday night.

Seven movies on Sunday night.

Now you’ve got some hard viewing decisions to make…


Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse – RTE One – 7.05pm

Teen Miles Morales becomes the Spider-Man of his universe, and must join with five spider-powered individuals from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities.

The Wolf of Wall Street – RTE Two – 9pm

Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort (Leonardo Di Caprio), from his rise to a wealthy stock-broker living the high life to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government.

Armageddon – ITV4 – 9pm

After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, NASA recruits a misfit team of deep-core drillers to save the planet. Stars Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis and Liv Tyler.

Fast & Furious 7 – Sky One – 9pm

Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham) seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) and his family for his comatose brother.

Spectre – RTE One – 9.40pm

A cryptic message from James Bond’s (Daniel Craig) past sends him on a trail to uncover the existence of a sinister organisation named SPECTRE. With a new threat dawning, Bond learns the terrible truth about the author of all his pain in his most recent missions.

Guardians of the Galaxy – BBC One – 10.35pm

A group of intergalactic criminals (including Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel and more) must pull together to stop a fanatical warrior (Lee Pace) with plans to purge the universe.

Role Models – ITV4 – 12.05am

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

Buried – FilmFour – 1.55am

Paul (Ryan Reynolds) is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it’s a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.


Logan – E4 – 9pm

In a future where mutants are nearly extinct, an elderly and weary Logan (Hugh Jackman) leads a quiet life. But when Laura (Dafne Keen), a mutant child pursued by scientists, comes to him for help, he must get her to safety.

The Bank Job – FilmFour – 9pm

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.

Sully – RTE One – 9.30pm

The story of Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger (Tom Hanks), an American pilot who became a hero after landing his damaged plane on the Hudson River in order to save the flight’s passengers and crew.

The Wolf of Wall Street – ITV4 – 10.50pm

If you missed it last night, not to worry, its on again tonight!

Three Identical Strangers – Channel 4 – 11pm

A documentary set in 1980 New York, three young men who were all adopted meet each other and find out they’re triplets who were separated at birth. But their quest to find out why turns into a bizarre and sinister mystery.

Garage – RTE One – 11.15pm

A tragicomedy set in the world of gas stations in rural Ireland, where over-diligent employee (Pat Shortt) of the garage searches for intimacy during the course of a life-changing summer.

Animals – FilmFour – 11.15pm

Best friends Laura (Holliday Grainger) and Tyler (Alia Shawkat) fellow deviants, enablers and co-dependents. Laura is getting married and their booze and drug-fuelled Thelma and Louise life is in jeopardy and finds herself suspended between the two unable to give either up.

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