Here Are Five Of The Best Films On TV Today

Here Are Five Of The Best Films On TV Today
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Its December 27, the Sunday after Christmas, and with the country in lockdown, there's no better way to spend the day than watching a long, engrossing film you've already seen 10 times in your life.

There's quite a variety of offerings on the telly today. We've selected five of the best movies to watch.

MOVIES ON TV TODAY

Space Jam - 3.10pm, ITV2

Year: 1996

Cast: Michael Jordan, Bugs Bunny, some aliens

Plot: The ultimate humans vs aliens basketball. While we eagerly anticipate LeBron James's Space Jam sequel, we must content ourselves with the star of 'The Last Dance' going head to head with some of the universe's baddest aliens.

Rating: 47% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Sound of Music - 3.45pm, BBC1

Year: 1965

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Cast: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer

Plot:  You know it's properly Christmas when Julie Andrews takes out her acoustic guitar and gets the Von Trapp kids sining 'My Favourite Things'. With beautiful music and the threat of Nazis, this really is as good as family moviewatching gets.

Rating: 83% (Rotten Tomatoes)

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Stargate - 6.40, Film4

Year: 1994

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Cast: James Spader, Kurt Russell, Jaye Davidson

Plot: In modern-day Egypt, professor Daniel Jackson (James Spader) teams up with retired Army Col. Jack O'Neil (Kurt Russell) to unlock the code of an interstellar gateway to an ancient Egypt-like world.

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Rating: 53% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Avengers: Infinity War - 9pm, RTE2

Year: 2018

Cast: Pretty much everybody

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Plot: The Avengers must stop Thanos, an intergalactic warlord, from getting his hands on all the infinity stones

Rating: 85% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Jack Reacher - 9pm, Virgin Media

Year: 2012

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Cast: Tom Cruise, Rosemund Pike

Plot: When a former US Army sniper, James Barr, is accused of killing five people, Jack Reacher, a former Military Police officer, takes it upon himself to investigate the case.

Rating: 64% (Rotten Tomatoes)

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