9 Of The Best Movies To Catch On TV Tonight

9 Of The Best Movies To Catch On TV Tonight
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Split - 9pm RTÉ2

Year: 2017

Cast: James McAvoy, Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson

Plot: Three girls are kidnapped by a man with a diagnosed 23 distinct personalities. They must try to escape before the apparent emergence of a frightful new 24th. Directed by M. Night Shyamalan.

Rating: 7.3 (IMDB)


The Pursuit of Happyness - 10pm Virgin Media One

Year: 2006

Cast: Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith


Plot: Will Smith stars in this moving tale inspired by the true story of Chris Gardner, a San Francisco salesman struggling to build a future for himself and his 5-year-old son Christopher.

Rating: 8.0 (IMDB)


The King's Speech - 11:35pm BBC One

Year: 2010

Cast: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Guy Pearce

Plot: The King's Speech tells the story of the man who would become King George VI, the father of the current Queen, Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George 'Bertie' VI reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded nervous stammer and considered unfit to be King, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and boldly lead the country into war.


Rating: 8.0 (IMDB)

Uncle Buck - 7pm ITV2

Year: 1989

Cast: John Candy, Macaulay Culkin, Jean Louisa Kelly.


Plot: Uncle Buck (John Candy) has a reputation for being unreliable and a bit of a house wrecker. It is therefore with reluctance, his sister-in-law agrees to leave Buck looking after the kids (two harmless youngsters and a rebelious teenager) when she visits her sick father. Directed by John Hughes.

Rating: 7.0 (IMDB)


On Her Majesty's Secret Service- 7.10pm ITV4

Year: 1969


Cast: George Lazenby, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas

Plot: James Bond woos a mob boss's daughter and goes undercover to uncover the true reason for Blofeld's allergy research in the Swiss Alps that involves beautiful women from around the world.


Rating: 6.7(IMDB)


In the Line of Fire - 10pm ITV4

Year: 1993

Cast: Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo

Plot: Secret Service agent Frank Horrigan (Eastwood) couldn't save Kennedy, but he's determined not to let a clever assassin take out this president.

Rating: 7.2(IMDB)


Man On Fire - 10:10pm Alibi

Year: 2003

Cast: Denzel Washington, Christopher Walken, Dakota Fanning

Plot: Hard-drinking, burnt-out ex-CIA operative John Creasy (Washington) has given up on life until his friend Rayburn (Walken) gets him a job as a bodyguard to nine-year-old Pita Ramos (Fanning). Bit by bit, Creasy begins to reclaim his soul, but when Pita is kidnapped, Creasy unleashes a firestorm of apocalyptic vengeance against everyone responsible. Directed by Tony Scott.

Rating: 7.7 (IMDB)

Get On Up - 11:10pm Film Four

Year: 2014

Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Nelsan Ellis, Dan Aykroyd

Plot: A chronicle of James Brown's rise from extreme poverty to become one of the most influential musicians in history.

Rating: 6.9 (IMDB)


Money Monster - 9pm Sony Movie Channel

Year: 2016

Cast: George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Jack O'Connell

Plot: Lee Gates (George Clooney) is a bombastic TV personality whose popular financial network show has made him the money wiz of Wall Street. But after he hawks a high tech stock that mysteriously crashes, an irate investor (O'Connell) takes Gates, his crew, and his producer Patty Fenn (Roberts) hostage live on air. Directed by Jodie Foster.

Rating: 6.5 (IMDB)

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