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07th May 2021

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

Rory Cashin

Kick your weekend off in cinematic style!

Loads to choose from tonight, including one of the very best romantic comedies ever made.

Hunter Killer – FilmFour – 9pm

An untested American submarine captain (Gerard Butler) teams with U.S. Navy Seals to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general (Gary Oldman).

Absolute Power – RTE Two – 10pm

Career thief Luther Whitney (Clint Eastwood) witnesses a horrific crime involving U.S. President Alan Richmond (Gene Hackman).

SWAT – Virgin Media One – 10pm

An imprisoned drug kingpin (Olivier Martizen) offers a huge cash reward to anyone that can break him out of police custody, and only the L.A.P.D.’s Special Weapons and Tactics (including Colin Farrell, Samuel L. Jackson, Michelle Rodriguez, and LL Cool J) team can prevent it.

Drive Angry – Comedy Central – 11pm

A vengeful father (Nicolas Cage) escapes from hell and chases after the men who killed his daughter and kidnapped his granddaughter (Amber Heard).

When Harry Met Sally – BBC One – 11.20pm

Harry (Billy Crystal) and Sally (Meg Ryan) have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship.

End Of Watch – BBC Two – 11.20pm

Shot documentary-style, this film follows the daily grind of two young police officers (Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena) in LA who are partners and friends, and what happens when they meet criminal forces greater than themselves.

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