7 Of The Best Films To Catch On TV Tonight

7 Of The Best Films To Catch On TV Tonight
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Casino Royale - 9:00pm, RTÉ Two

Year: 2006

Cast: Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Judi Dench

Plot: In his first mission, James Bond must stop Le Chiffre, a banker to the world's terrorist organizations, from winning a high-stakes poker tournament at Casino Royale in Montenegro.

Rating: 8.0 (IMDB)

War of the Worlds - 9:15pm, TG4

Year: 2005

Cast: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins


Plot: A contemporary retelling of H.G.Wells' classic, the sci-fi thriller reveals the extraordinary battle for the future of humankind through the eyes of one American family. Fleeing from an extraterrestrial army of killer Tripods that annihilate everything in their path, Ray Ferrier (Cruise) races to keep his family safe.

Rating: 6.5 (IMDB)

Murder on the Orient Express - 9:30pm, RTÉ One

Year: 2017

Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe

Plot: From the novel by Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express tells the tale of 13 strangers stranded on a train, where everyone’s a suspect. One man must race against time to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again.


Rating: 6.5 (IMDB)

Interview with the Vampire - TCM, 10:55pm

Year: 1994


Cast: Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, Antonio Banderas


Plot: A vampire tells his epic life story: love, betrayal, loneliness, and hunger.

Rating: 7.6(IMDB)

The Great Beauty - 11:25pm, Film Four

Year: 2013

Cast: Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli

Plot: The story of an aging writer who bitterly recollects his passionate, lost youth. A portrait of today's Rome.


Rating: 7.8(IMDB)

The Heroes of the Telemark - 11:25pm, Virgin Media Three

Year: 1965

Cast: Kirk Douglas, Richard Harris, Ulla Jacobsson

Plot: Norwegian resistance tries to stop German efforts to produce an atomic bomb component during World War II.

Rating: 6.5 (IMDB)

Mike Bassett: England Manager - Midnight, ITV4

Year: 2001

Cast: Ricky Tomlinson, Amanda Redman, Bradley Walsh

Plot: When Phil Cope, manager of the England, suffers a heart attack during qualifying for the World Cup, the FA opts to replace him with Norwich manager Mike Bassett (Ricky Tomlinson).

Rating: 6.9 (IMDB)

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