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These are the six best movies on TV tonight

By Rory Cashin

January 14, 2021 at 12:16pm


Tonight's selection includes three VERY different movies all kicking off at 9pm.

Just one more day to the weekend! We can do this!

But until then, we've got loads to watch on the telly tonight, starting with...

Sahara - FilmFour - 6.40pm

Matt McConaughey and Kate Hudson team up again after How To Lose A Guy In Ten Days, but for an Indiana Jones-esque romantic action adventure about a group of treasure hunters attempting to find a long lost pirate ship.

You Only Live Twice - ITV4 - 9pm

Connery's fifth outing as 007 sees him taking on Blofeld and the SPECTRE organisation, believed to be behind the capturing of an American space vessel.

American Pie 2 - Comedy Central - 9pm

The hit sequel to the hit comedy finds the group of teens a year older, but none wiser, having spent a year apart in college, they reunite at a beach house and trouble ensues.

Shooter - FilmFour - 9pm

Mark Walhberg is a highly trained sniper who has been hired to protect the President from other snipers during a public event, but he is soon framed for the assassination attempt himself, and is forced to go on the run while finding the actual baddies.

The East - FilmFour - 1.25am

Brit Marling plays an undercover agent sent in to infiltrate an ecoterrorist cell that target companies that pollute the environment. Even as another member of the group (Elliot Page) begins to suspect her, the group's leader (Alexander Skarsgard) takes a shine to her, and the undercover agent actually begins to sympathise with the group's actions.

The Two Faces of January - Channel 4 - 1.50am

Viggo Mortensen and Kirsten Dunst are a happily married couple on their honeymoon in Greece, when they get talking to charismatic stranger Oscar Isaac, but before long all three get caught up in a murder plot.

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