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16th Mar 2021

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

Rory Cashin

Duelling fathers, scary sharks (that aren’t Jaws), and war correspondents. They’re all in your TV movies tonight.

A comedy. Another comedy. A thriller. A drama. And a comedy-drama.

Those are your genre choices, in order.

Night School – FilmFour – 9pm

A group of high school dropouts (including Kevin Hart) are forced to attend night school (headed by Tiffany Haddish) in hope that they’ll pass the GED exam to finish high school.

Daddy’s Home – Comedy Central – 9pm

Brad Whitaker (Will Ferrell) is a radio host trying to get his stepchildren to love him and call him Dad. But his plans turn upside down when their biological father, Dusty Mayron (Mark Wahlberg), returns.

47 Meters Down – FilmFour – 11.15pm

Two sisters (Mandy Moore and Claire Holt) vacationing in Mexico are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean. With less than an hour of oxygen left and great white sharks circling nearby, they must fight to survive.

Nebraska – FilmFour – 1am

An ageing, booze-addled father (Bruce Dern) makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son (Will Forte) in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize.

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot – FilmFour – 2.15am

A journalist (Tina Fey) recounts her wartime coverage in Afghanistan. Co-stars Martin Freeman, Margot Robbie, Alfred Molina, and Billy Bob Thornton.

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