Here Are 9 Of The Best Films On TV Tonight

Here Are 9 Of The Best Films On TV Tonight
By Sean Power
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After searching through the listings, we have found nine films on TV tonight for you to enjoy.

There's a Tom Cruise sci-fi flick, a Ryan Gosling action-comedy movie, and an acclaimed historical drama about Martin Luther King Jr among our selections tonight.

As usual, all of these films are available on non-subscription channels, though may not be on all platforms.

Films On TV

Happy Death Day: 9pm, Film Four

Year: 2017

Cast: Jessica Rothe, Israel Broussard, Ruby Modine

Plot: A college student must relive the day of her murder over and over again, in a loop that will end only when she discovers her killer's identity. (IMDb)


Rating: 71% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Mad Max: 9pm, TCM

Year: 1979


Cast: Mel Gibson, Joanne Samuel, Hugh Keays-Byrne

Plot: In a self-destructing world, a vengeful Australian policeman sets out to stop a violent motorcycle gang. (IMDb)

Rating: 90% (Rotten Tomatoes)


Face/Off: 9pm, Sony Movies

Year: 1997

Cast: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen


Plot: In order to foil a terrorist plot, an FBI agent undergoes facial transplant surgery and assumes the identity of a criminal mastermind, who murdered his only son. The plan turns sour when the criminal wakes up prematurely and seeks revenge. (IMDb)

Rating: 92% (Rotten Tomatoes)

The Nice Guys: 9.35pm, RTE One


Year: 2016

Cast: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice

Plot: In 1970s Los Angeles, a mismatched pair of private eyes investigate a missing girl and the mysterious death of a porn star. (IMDb)


Rating: 92% (Rotten Tomatoes)

The Long Riders: 10.15pm, TG4


Year: 1980

Cast: David Carradine, Stacy Keach, Dennis Quaid

Plot: The origins, exploits and the ultimate fate of the Jesse James gang is told in a sympathetic portrayal of the bank robbers made up of brothers who begin their legendary bank raids because of revenge. (IMDb)

Rating: 83% (Rotten Tomatoes)

War of the Worlds: 10.45pm, BBC One

Year: 2005

Cast: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins

Plot: As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival in this sci-fi action film. (IMDb)

Rating: 75% (Rotten Tomatoes)

The Shallows: 10.50pm  Film Four

Year: 2016

Cast: Blake Lively, Óscar Jaenada, Angelo Josue Lozano Corzo

Plot: A mere 200 yards from shore, surfer Nancy is attacked by a great white shark, with her short journey to safety becoming the ultimate contest of wills. (IMDb)

Rating: 78% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Night of the Living Dead: 11pm, TCM

Year: 1968

Cast: Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman

Plot: A ragtag group of Pennsylvanians barricade themselves in an old farmhouse to remain safe from a bloodthirsty, flesh-eating breed of monsters who are ravaging the East Coast of the United States. (IMDb)

Rating: 97% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Selma: 11.20pm, BBC Two

Year: 2014

Cast: David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Oprah Winfrey

Plot: A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965. (IMDb)

Rating: 99% (Rotten Tomatoes)

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