The best movies on TV this Saturday and Sunday

By Rory Cashin

July 16, 2021 at 1:09pm


Fourteen movies across the weekend to enjoy!

Seven movies on Saturday.

Seven movies on Sunday.

Very lucky for us!


Dunkirk - BBC One - 9pm

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Commonwealth and Empire, and France are surrounded by the German Army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

The Spy Who Dumped Me - Channel 4 - 9pm

Audrey (Mila Kunis) and Morgan (Kate McKinnon) are best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.

Catch Me If You Can - FilmFour - 9pm

Barely 21 yet, Frank (Leonardo Di Caprio) is a skilled forger who has passed as a doctor, lawyer and pilot. FBI agent Carl (Tom Hanks) becomes obsessed with tracking down the con man, who only revels in the pursuit.

Edge of Tomorrow - Sky One - 9pm

A soldier (Tom Cruise) fighting aliens gets to relive the same day over and over again, the day restarting every time he dies.

Capote - TG4 - 9.20pm

In 1959, Truman Capote (Philip Seymour Hoffman) learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.

The Revenant - RTE Two - 9.40pm

A frontiersman (Leonardo Di Caprio) on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.

SWAT - Virgin Media Two - 11.30pm

An imprisoned drug kingpin offers a huge cash reward to anyone that can break him out of police custody, and only the L.A.P.D.'s Special Weapons and Tactics team can prevent it. Stars Colin Farrell, Samuel L. Jackson, and LL Cool J.


Rogue One - RTE Two - 6.25pm

In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire's ultimate weapon of destruction. Stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna and Alan Tudyk.

Twister - Comedy Central - 9pm

Bill (Bill Paxton) and Jo Harding (Helen Hunt), advanced storm chasers on the brink of divorce, must join together to create an advanced weather alert system by putting themselves in the cross-hairs of extremely violent tornadoes.

Passengers - FilmFour - 9pm

A malfunction in a sleeping pod on a spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet wakes one passenger (Chris Pratt) 90 years early. Co-stars Jennifer Lawrence.

The Secret Scripture - RTE One - 9.30pm

A woman keeps a diary of her extended stay at a mental hospital. Stars Rooney Mara, Jack Reynor, and Eric Bana.

Mad Max - ITV4 - 10pm

In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman (Mel Gibson) sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang.

The Exorcism of Emily Rose - FilmFour - 11.15pm

A lawyer (Laura Linney_ takes on a negligent homicide case involving a priest who performed an exorcism on a young girl.

Broken Flowers - TG4 - 12.05am

As the extremely withdrawn man (Bill Murray) is dumped by his latest woman, he receives an anonymous letter from a former lover informing him that he has a son who may be looking for him.

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