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19th Mar 2021

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

Rory Cashin

Your Friday night movie viewing menu has arrived.

Welcome to the beginning of your weekend.

May we offer you the brand new (and completely brilliant) series The Flight Attendant, which kicks off on Irish TV today?

Or if you’re in more of a mood for a movie, then check out one of these:

The Way Way Back – FilmFour – 6.55pm

Shy 14-year-old Duncan (Liam James) goes on summer vacation with his mother (Allison Janney), her overbearing boyfriend (Steve Carrell), and her boyfriend’s daughter (AnnaSophia Robb). Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen (Sam Rockwell), manager of the Water Wizz water park.

Hulk – ITV4 – 8pm

Bruce Banner (Eric Bana), a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers an accident that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.

Central Intelligence – Virgin Media One – 9pm

After he reconnects with an awkward pal (Dwayne Johnson) from high school through Facebook, a mild-mannered accountant (Kevin Hart) is lured into the world of international espionage.

The Mountain Between Us – RTE One – 9.35pm

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers (Idris Elba and Kate Winslet) must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain. When they realise help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

Sing Street – RTE Two – 10pm

A boy (Ferdia Walsh-Peelo) growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl (Kelly Thornton) he likes.

Maps to the Stars – BBC Two – 11.20pm

A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family (including Julianna Moore, Mia Wasikowska, and Robert Pattinson) chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.

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