The seven best movies on TV for your Friday night in

By Rory Cashin

March 26, 2021 at 9:15am

The seven best movies on TV for your Friday night in

The good news is there are some properly BRILLIANT movies on tonight. The bad news, a lot of them start QUITE late...

We hope you're not too sleepy on your Friday night, because some of the movies on TV tonight are brilliant, but a lot of them don't start until later on into the night...

The Shape Of Water - FilmFour - 9pm

At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor (Sally Hawkins) forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.

Eagle Eye - Virgin Media One - 9.30pm

Jerry (Shia LeBeouf) and Rachel (Michelle Monaghan) are two strangers thrown together by a mysterious phone call from a woman they have never met. Threatening their lives and family, she pushes Jerry and Rachel into a series of increasingly dangerous situations, using the technology of everyday life to track and control their every move.

Detroit - BBC Two - 11.20pm

Fact-based drama set during the 1967 Detroit riots in which a group of rogue police officers respond to a complaint with retribution rather than justice on their minds. Stars John Boyega, Anthony Mackie, Jack Reynor, Will Poulter, and John Krasinski.

Crimson Peak - FilmFour - 11.25pm

In the aftermath of a family tragedy, an aspiring author (Mia Wasikowska) is torn between love for her childhood friend (Charlie Hunnam) and the temptation of a mysterious outsider (Tom Hiddleston). Trying to escape the ghosts of her past, she is swept away to a house that breathes, bleeds - and remembers.

Two Weeks Notice - RTE One - 11.25pm

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, leading him to realise just how much he needs her.

La La Land - BBC One - 12.10am

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.

Green Room - Channel 4 - 12.20am

A punk rock band (headed by Anton Yelchin) is forced to fight for survival after witnessing a murder at a neo-Nazi skinhead bar (headed by Patrick Stewart).

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