Here's 11 Of The Best Movies On TV Tonight

Here's 11 Of The Best Movies On TV Tonight
By Gary Connaughton
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We're back with another dose of recommendations after trawling through the TV listings so you don't have to, finding 11 quality movies on TV tonight.

There's a recent, and often overlooked, movie based around the IRA, a couple of big budget action flicks, and a gangster classic for your viewing pleasure tonight.

You Only Live Twice: 6.40pm, ITV 4

Year: 1967

Cast: Sean Connery, Akiko Wakabayashi, Mie Hama

Plot: An American space capsule is supposedly swallowed by a Russian spaceship. However, James Bond discovers that SPECTRE is behind the theft and endeavours to find out the motive behind it.

Rating: 73% (Rotten Tomatoes)


San Andreas: 6.45pm, ITV 2

Year: 2015

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario


Plot: Following a massive earthquake, Ray, a rescue-chopper pilot, and his ex-wife try to find the location of their daughter before Earth's ultimate destruction.

Rating: 50% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets: 9pm, Channel 4

Year: 2017


Cast:Dane DeHaan, Cara Delevingne, Clive Owen

Plot:A dark force threatens Alpha, a vast metropolis and home to species from a thousand planets. Special operatives Valerian and Laureline must race to identify the marauding menace and safeguard not just Alpha, but the future of the universe.

Rating: 47% (Rotten Tomatoes)


The Untouchables: 9pm, ITV 4

Year: 1987

Cast: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro


Plot: Despite Prohibition in the USA, a mobster, Al Capone, continues his illicit liquor business. A Prohibition agent, Eliot Ness, is assigned to expose Capone's illegal business and bring him to justice.

Rating: 82% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Jason Bourne: 9pm, Film 4

Year: 2016


Cast: Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones, Alicia Vikander

Plot: Jason Bourne, a former CIA agent, is drawn out of hiding by CIA director Robert Dewey. He then sets out to discover more about his past, family and his father's death.

Rating: 54% (Rotten Tomatoes)

The Fate of the Furious: 9pm, ITV 2

Year: 2017


Cast: Vin Diesel, Jason Statham, Dwayne Johnson

Plot: Dom encounters a mysterious woman, Cipher, who gets him involved in the world of terrorism. The crew has to reunite to stop Cipher and save the man who brought them together as a family.

Rating: 67% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Payback: 9.15pm, TCM

Year: 1999

Cast: Mel Gibson, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello

Plot: After a successful heist, Porter's wife Lynn and crime partner Val betray him and leave him for dead. He recuperates five months later and plots his revenge.

Rating: 54% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Maze: 9.30pm, RTÉ One

Year: 2017

Cast: Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Barry Ward, Martin McCann

Plot: The story of Europe's biggest prison escape since the Second World War, as 38 IRA prisoners break out of Northern Ireland's Maze prison in 1983.

Rating: 92% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Pitch Perfect 2: 9.30pm, RTÉ 2

Year: 2015

Cast: Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Hailee Steinfeld

Plot: The Barden Bellas, a cappella group, strive to resurrect their image after a disastrous performance. However, they enter a difficult international competition to try and regain their reputation.

Rating: 65% (Rotten Tomatoes)

The Handmaid's Tale: 10pm, TG4

Year: 1990

Cast: Natasha Richardson, Faye Dunaway, Aidan Quinn

Plot: The Handmaid's Tale tells the story of Kate, a handmaid, whose job is to bear the children of the man to whom-so-ever she is assigned to.

Rating: 28% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Ride Along: 10.35pm, ITV

Year: 2014

Cast: Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, Tika Sumpter

Plot: Ben, a security guard, is in love with police officer James' sister. In order to win the top cop's heart, he rides along with him on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta.

Rating: 18% (Rotten Tomatoes)

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