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18th Jun 2021

The best movies on TV this Saturday and Sunday

Rory Cashin

Fourteen great movies to choose from across this weekend!

Movie fans, we’ve put together the full list of great movies showing on the telly this weekend!


Apollo 13 – ITV4 – 7.40pm

NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts (Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon) on board in jeopardy.

There’s Something About Mary – Comedy Central – 9pm

A man (Ben Stiller) gets a chance to meet up with his dream girl (Cameron Diaz) from high school, even though his date with her back then was a complete disaster.

Kingsman: The Secret Service – FilmFour – 9pm

A spy organisation recruits a promising street kid (Taron Edgerton) into the agency’s training program, while a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius (Samuel L. Jackson).

Raging Bull – TG4 – 9.35pm

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.

La La Land – RTE One – 9.40pm

While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist (Ryan Gosling) and an actress (Emma Stone) fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future.

Taken – Channel 4 – 9.50pm

A retired CIA agent (Liam Neeson) travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter (Maggie Grace), who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris.

Double Jeopardy – Virgin Media Two – 10pm

A woman (Ashley Judd) framed for her husband’s murder suspects he is still alive; as she has already been tried for the crime, she can’t be re-prosecuted if she finds and kills him.

Kill List – FilmFour – 11.35pm

Nearly a year after a botched job, a hitman (Neil Maskell) takes a new assignment with the promise of a big payoff for three killings. What starts off as an easy task soon unravels, sending the killer into the heart of darkness.

Iron Man – RTE Two – 11.55pm

After being held captive in an Afghan cave, billionaire engineer Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) creates a unique weaponised suit of armour to fight evil.


Anchorman 2 – E4 – 9pm

With the 1970s behind them, San Diego’s top-rated newsman, Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell), returns to take New York City’s first twenty-four-hour news channel by storm.

What Happens in Vegas – Comedy Central – 9pm

A man (Ashton Kutcher) and a woman (Cameron Diaz) are compelled, for legal reasons, to live life as a couple for a limited period of time. At stake is a large amount of money.

Lady Bird – RTE One – 9.30pm

In 2002, an artistically inclined seventeen-year-old girl (Saoirse Ronan) comes of age in Sacramento, California, while trying to live with her controlling mother (Laurie Metcalf).

Lucy – ITV4 – 11.10pm

A woman (Scarlett Johansson), accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.

My Beautiful Laundrette – FilmFour – 11.15pm

An ambitious Pakistani Briton (Saaed Jaffrey) and his white boyfriend (Daniel Day-Lewis) strive for success and hope when they open a glamorous laundromat.

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