These are the best movies on TV for your Saturday and Sunday in

By Rory Cashin

November 26, 2021 at 11:28am

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Sixteen movies to choose from this weekend!

Nine movies on Saturday.

Seven movies on Sunday.

Get schedulin'!

SATURDAY

Donnie Brasco - Dave - 9pm

An FBI undercover agent (Johnny Depp) infiltrates the mob and finds himself identifying more with the mafia life, at the expense of his regular one.

Deadpool - FilmFour - 9pm

A wisecracking mercenary (Ryan Reynolds) gets experimented on and becomes immortal but ugly, and sets out to track down the man who ruined his looks.

Capote - TG4 - 10pm

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 (Clifton Collins Jr.), who is on death row.

Parasite - Channel 4 - 10pm

Greed and class discrimination threaten the newly formed symbiotic relationship between the wealthy Park family and the destitute Kim clan.

Step Brothers - RTE Two - 10.15pm

Two aimless middle-aged losers (Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly) still living at home are forced against their will to become roommates when their parents marry.

X-Men: Days of Future Past - FilmFour - 11.10pm

The X-Men send Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.

I Went Down - RTE One - 12.15am

An ex-con (Brendan Gleeson) is forced into taking on a new task by a ruthless crime-boss, but finds he is hindered by the partner (Peter McDonald) he has been teamed up with. However, he soon realises they must work together if they are to survive.

Apocalypse Now: The Director's Cut - BBC One - 12.15am

A U.S. Army officer (Martin Sheen) serving in Vietnam is tasked with assassinating a renegade Special Forces Colonel (Marlon Brando) who sees himself as a god.

The Incredible Hulk - Channel 4 - 12.35am

Bruce Banner (Edward Norton), a scientist on the run from the U.S. Government, must find a cure for the monster he turns into whenever he loses his temper.

SUNDAY

The Simpsons Movie - Channel 4 - 7.15pm

After Homer pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the Simpsons are declared fugitives.

Legally Blonde - RTE Two - 9pm

Elle Woods (Reece Witherspoon), a fashionable sorority queen, is dumped by her boyfriend. She decides to follow him to law school. While she is there, she figures out that there is more to her than just looks.

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.

Everest - Sky Showcase (Sky One) - 9pm

The story of New Zealand's Robert "Rob" Edwin Hall (Jason Clarke), who on May 10, 1996, together with Scott Fischer (Jake Gyllenhaal), teamed up on a joint expedition to ascend Mount Everest.

Van Wilder: Party Liaison - Comedy Central - 11pm

The most popular kid on campus (Ryan Reynolds) meets a beautiful journalist (Tara Reid) who makes him realise that maybe he's afraid to graduate.

Blue Velvet - FilmFour - 11.15pm

The discovery of a severed human ear found in a field leads a young man on an investigation related to a beautiful, mysterious nightclub singer and a group of psychopathic criminals who have kidnapped her child. David Lynch's masterpiece starring Isabelle Rossellini, Dennis Hopper and Kyle MacLachlan.

The Purge: Election Year - E4 - 12.05am

Former Police Sergeant Barnes (Frank Grillo) becomes head of security for Senator Charlie Roan (Elizabeth Mitchell), a Presidential candidate targeted for death on Purge night due to her vow to eliminate the Purge.

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