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14th May 2021

These are the seven best movies on TV for your Friday night in

Rory Cashin

Kick off your weekend with some killer movies!

The weekend is finally here!

Celebrate with some movies!

Octopussy – ITV4 – 8pm

A fake Fabergé egg, and a fellow Agent’s death, lead James Bond (Roger Moore) to uncover an international jewel-smuggling operation, headed by the mysterious Octopussy (Maud Adams), being used to disguise a nuclear attack on N.A.T.O. forces.

World War Z – E4 – 9pm

Former United Nations employee Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt) traverses the world in a race against time to stop a zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments and threatens to destroy humanity itself.

The Sweetest Thing – E! Entertainment – 9pm

A girl finds she is forced to educate herself on the etiquette of wooing the opposite sex when she finally meets Mr. Right. Stars Cameron Diaz, Selma Blair, and Christina Applegate.

A Few Good Men – RTE Two – 9.30pm

Military lawyer Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee (Tom Cruise) defends Marines accused of murder. They contend they were acting under orders. Co-stars Jack Nicholson and Demi Moore.

Long Shot – BBC One – 10.45pm

Journalist Fred Flarsky (Seth Rogen) reunites with his childhood crush, Charlotte Field (Charlize Theron), now one of the most influential women in the world. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte hires Fred as her speechwriter and sparks fly.

Manchester By The Sea – BBC Two – 11.20pm

A depressed uncle (Casey Affleck) is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy’s father dies.

Patriots Day – RTE One – 11.25pm

The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible, headed by Mark Wahlberg and J.K. Simmons.

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