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22nd Apr 2021

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

Rory Cashin

Matt Damon, Paul Rudd, Adam Sandler, and Kurt Russell are all on the telly tonight.

Welcome to the Weekend Eve! The night before your two days off.

We’re gonna celebrate with some movies…

A Walk In The Woods – FilmFour – 6.55pm

After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson (Robert Redford) returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends, Stephen Katz (Nick Nolte).

Role Models – ITV4 – 9pm

Wild behaviour forces a pair of energy drink reps (Paul Rudd and Seann William Scott) to enroll in a Big Brother program.

The Martian – FilmFour – 9pm

An astronaut (Matt Damon) becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must rely on his ingenuity to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

My Super Ex-Girlfriend – Comedy Central – 9pm

When a regular guy (Luke Wilson) dumps a superhero (Uma Thurman) for her neediness, she uses her powers to make his life a living hell.

The Waterboy – ITV4 – 11.10pm

A waterboy (Adam Sandler) for a college football team discovers he has a unique tackling ability and becomes a member of the team.

Escape From New York – FilmFour – 11.50pm

In future world of 1997, when the U.S. president crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber (Kurt Russell) is sent in to rescue him.

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