Here's 11 Of The Best Movies On TV Tonight

Here's 11 Of The Best Movies On TV Tonight
By Gary Connaughton

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gGiYrS2Y1k

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)

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San Andreas: 6.45pm, ITV 2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yftHosO0eUo

Year: 2015

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario

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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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNrK7xVG3PM

Year: 2017

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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)

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The Untouchables: 9pm, ITV 4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YbzkK06MJjE

Year: 1987

Cast: Kevin Costner, Sean Connery, Robert De Niro

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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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4gJsKZvqE4

Year: 2016

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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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JwMKRevYa_M

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpV9eIXbVlU

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKvfWF7AY8A

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OgPm-yaLoyo

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oTnhx_N7nro

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5klp6rkHIks

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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