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

By Rory Cashin

May 12, 2021 at 1:30pm


Tom Cruise, Michael Fassbender, Daniel Craig... take your pick!

Welcome to your Wednesday evening movie watching menu! Here's what you've got to choose from...

The Naked Gun - Comedy Central - 9pm

Incompetent police Detective Frank Drebin (Leslie Nielsen) must foil an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth II.

American Made - FilmFour - 9pm

The story of Barry Seal (Tom Cruise), an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA (fronted by Domhnall Gleeson) in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.


The Snowman - RTE One - 9.35pm

Detective Harry Hole (Michael Fassbender) investigates the disappearance of a woman whose scarf is found wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman.

Layer Cake - FilmFour - 11.15pm

A successful cocaine dealer (Daniel Craig) gets two tough assignments from his boss on the eve of his planned early retirement.

Executive Decision - ITV4 - 11.20pm


When terrorists seize control of an airliner, an intelligence analyst (Kurt Russell) accompanies a commando unit (headed by Steven Seagal) for a midair boarding operation.

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