These are the best eight movies on Tv tonight

By Alan Fisher

January 16, 2021 at 10:45am

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These are the best eight movies on Tv tonight

It's not like we know what day it really is anymore but, today is Saturday.

Saturday means loads of movies on the TV that we can cuddle up to and enjoy.

Maybe, try and get a brisk walk within your 5K in so it feels extra special when you decide to sit yourself down for the day.

There are quite a few movies on TV today but here are the best eight you won't want to miss:

18.30 - Channel 4 - Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

The intrepid archaeologist sets out to find his estranged father, who has gone missing while searching for the Holy Grail. Once reunited, the duo team up to finish the task and locate the sacred relic before the Nazis get their hands on it. Action adventure sequel directed by Steven Spielberg, the third instalment in the successful franchise. Harrison Ford stars as the titular hero, alongside Sean Connery, Alison Doody, River Phoenix, Julian Glover and Denholm Elliott

18.35 - RTÉ One - Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

In a galaxy far, far away, Jyn Erso - the maverick daughter of scientist Galen Erso - joins the Rebel Alliance. On the planet Scarif, she and the freedom fighters, including a blind warrior and a deadpan droid, attempt to steal plans for the Death Star, a battle station capable of destroying entire worlds, which was designed by her father on behalf of the Empire. However, the Rebels face tough competition from Imperial warlord Orson Krennic and shadowy forces, including Darth Vader, who will come to play a major part in the rise of the Empire. Star Wars prequel set before the events of A New Hope, starring Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, and Ben Mendelsohn

19.00 - Comedy Central - Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls

The eccentric pet detective is coaxed out of self-imposed exile in a Buddhist monastery to visit Africa and help search for a sacred white bat. However, his unique investigative talents are tested to the limits as he faces a race against time to find the missing creature and prevent a tribal war. Comedy sequel, starring Jim Carrey, Simon Callow, and Bob Gunton

21.00 - E4 - Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol

Secret agent Ethan Hunt and his team are implicated in a bombing at the Kremlin, forcing the American president to declare them fugitives. The spies plan to clear their name by abducting the real terrorist, which leads them into a pursuit around the globe. However, Hunt cannot be sure his colleagues are trustworthy. Action-adventure sequel, starring Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, and Paula Patton.

21.00 - Sky One - Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

The detective investigates a series of seemingly unconnected crimes all around the world and becomes convinced one man is behind them all - the elusive Professor Moriarty. He sets forth on an international journey to bring the evil mastermind to justice but finds he is dealing with a foe who is his intellectual equal. Detective thriller sequel, starring Robert Downey Jr, Jude Law, Noomi Rapace, and Jared Harris.

21.20 - TG4 - A Beautiful Mind

Biopic of the brilliant American mathematician John Nash, whose prospects of a promising career with the CIA were confounded by paranoid delusions and schizophrenia as the stress of the job proved too much of a burden. Drama, starring Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Ed Harris, Judd Hirsch, Paul Bettany, and Christopher Plummer.

21.20 - ITV4 - Armageddon

Nasa discovers an asteroid the size of Texas is on a collision course with Earth, so a drilling expert is recruited to train a team of misfits to transport a nuclear device into outer space to destroy it - but having had no experience of space travel, the reluctant astronauts find themselves seriously out of their depth. Sci-fi thriller, with Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck, Liv Tyler, Michael Clarke Duncan, Billy Bob Thornton, and Steve Buscemi.

21.35 - RTÉ 2 - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

After saving Xandar from Ronan's wrath, intergalactic outlaws Peter Quill (AKA Star-Lord), Gamora, Drax the Destroyer, Groot, and Rocket Raccoon are recognised as heroes. Now, they must fight to stay together as they unravel the mystery surrounding Ego, a man who claims to be Quill's father. Writer/director James Gunn's follow up to his 2014 blockbuster, which reunites Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Karen Gillan, and Dave Bautista, with support from Kurt Russell, Sylvester Stallone and Pom Klementieff. Bradley Cooper also provides the voice of Rocket and Vin Diesel as Groot.

 

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