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09th Mar 2021

These are the five best movies on TV for your Tuesday night in

Rory Cashin

From Tom Cruise to Alan Partridge, you’ve got quite a varied crew to choose from tonight.

Tuesday = Choose Day.

We’re going to keep making this joke every week until you laugh!

Legend – FilmFour – 7.10pm

Tom Cruise stars in this fantasy-romance-adventure from 1985, in which he plays a dashing knight trying to defeat a creature named Darkness (Tim Curry), who might as well be the literal devil.

Taken 2 – ITV4 – 9pm

After saving his daughter when she was taken in the first movie, this time it is up to the daughter to save Liam Neeson when he is kidnapped by a group of criminals.

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – FilmFour – 9pm

The best of the recently updated monkey-madness trilogy sees Caesar (Andy Serkis) fighting back against the dying human race, but also against a rebelling group within his own ranks, fronted by the angry, scarred Koba (Toby Kebbell).

Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa – BBC Two – 11.30pm

Steve Coogan returns as the iconic comedic character, this time caught in the middle of a hostage negotiation when his angry colleague (a perfectly cast Colm Meaney) takes control of an entire radio station.

Stratton – FilmFour – 11.35pm

Dominic Cooper stars in this action-thriller, playing an soldier who is attempting to track down an international terrorist cell.

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