These are the best seven movies on Tv this evening

By Alan Fisher

January 17, 2021 at 9:04am

These are the best seven movies on Tv this evening

It's Sunday.

Sunday during a lockdown.

There is literally nothing else to do but to sit back and watch a few decent movies.

Don't feel bad about that either.

You do whatever makes you happy.

Here are the best seven movies on Tv today:

17.55 - Film 4 - Transformers: The Last Knight

The shape-changing robots and their human allies face a confrontation with their original creator, who has brainwashed their leader and intends to save her own home planet by destroying Earth. To save the human race they must recover an ancient artifact from Arthurian legend - but their mission is threatened by old enemies as they uncover a terrible secret about the history of the world. Sci-fi adventure sequel, starring Mark Wahlberg, Anthony Hopkins, Gemma Chan, Stanley Tucci, and John Turturro.

18.55 - E4 - The Day the Earth Stood Still

An alien arrives on Earth, accompanied by an awesomely powerful robot, on a fateful mission - to decide if the human race deserves to continue - and if not, to wipe it out. The visitor is imprisoned in a military facility, but a scientist helps him escape, hoping to prove that mankind is worth saving. Sci-fi drama remake, starring Keanu Reeves, and Jennifer Connelly.

19.00 - Comedy Central - Big Daddy

An immature 32-year-old is heartbroken when his girlfriend walks out on him. In a plan to win her back, he volunteers to look after his flatmate's five-year-old son, thus demonstrating he is finally ready to grow up. However, his ideas of childcare prove unconventional and chaos quickly ensues. Comedy, with Adam Sandler, Joey Lauren Adams, Jon Stewart, Josh Mostel, Leslie Mann, Rob Schneider, and Kristy Swanson, alongside Steve Buscemi in a cameo role.

21.00 - ITV4 - Airplane

The passengers on board an ill-fated airliner become increasingly jittery when the flight crew flounder during a food-poisoning crisis. As ground control personnel struggle heroically to ensure the plane lands safely, a traumatised war veteran must face his fear to take the controls. Spoof disaster movie, starring Robert Hays, Leslie Nielsen, Robert Stack, and Lloyd Bridges.

21.00 - Comedy Central - American Pie 2

The teenagers reunite after their first year at college to spend the summer at a lake house. Jim is concerned by his lack of sexual experience and goes in search of an old flame, Oz struggles to keep a long-term relationship going, and Finch tries to master the art of tantric sex. Comedy sequel, starring Jason Biggs, Chris Klein, Seann William Scott, Alyson Hannigan, and Eugene Levy

21.00 - Film 4 - X-Men: Apocalypse

The mutant heroes face the oldest and most powerful of their kind, an ancient Egyptian tyrant who is restored to life in the 1980s and plans to destroy civilisation and rebuild it in his own image. Superhero adventure sequel, starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, and Oscar Isaac.

21.00 - RTÉ 2 - Entebbe

A fact-based thriller inspired by the 1976 hijacking of a plane by terrorists at Uganda's Entebbe airport, chronicling negotiations for the release of the hostages on board and their ultimate decision to send in a crack force of commandos. Starring Daniel Bruhl, Rosamunde Pike, and Eddie Marsan.

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