Here's 6 Of The Best Movies On TV Tonight

Here's 6 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 six quality movies on TV tonight.

There's recent Oscar winning film, a big budget King Kong movie, and the second part of one of the great trilogies to choose from.

Movies On TV Tonight

Footloose: 6.45pm, Film4

Year: 2011

Cast: Kenny Wormald, Julianne Hough, Dennis Quaid

Plot: A remake of the 80s original. When Ren moves to a small town after his mother's tragic death, he learns of the ban on dancing and loud music. He meets a girl and together, they attempt to revive the happy times of the town.

Rating: 69% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Collateral Damage: 9pm, TCM


Year: 2002

Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, John Leguizamo, Francesca Neri

Plot: When a firefighter arrives late to meet his family, all he witnesses is a bomb explosion damaging the surrounding area. He sets out on a mission to kill the man who planned the terrorist attack.

Rating: 19% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Hidden Figures: 9pm, Film4

Year: 2016

Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe


Plot: Three female African-American mathematicians play a pivotal role in astronaut John Glenn's launch into orbit. Meanwhile, they also have to deal with racial and gender discrimination at work.


Rating: 93% (Rotten Tomatoes)

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers: 9.15pm, TG4


Year: 2002

Cast: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen

Plot: Frodo and Sam arrive in Mordor with the help of Gollum. A number of new allies join their former companions to defend Isengard as Saruman launches an assault on it.

Rating: 95% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Kong: Skull Island: 9.30pm, RTÉ One

Year: 2017

Cast: Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, Brie Larson


Plot: A crew that reaches Skull Island, to map it, are attacked by a humongous ape. The survivors then regroup to find out more about the ape, the island's natives and underground monsters.

Rating: 75% (Rotten Tomatoes)

The Next Three Days: 10pm, Sony Movies

Year: 2010

Cast: Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks, Liam Neeson

Plot: Lara's life turns upside down when she is arrested for killing her boss. With all the evidence against her, she spends years away from her family. Her husband finally takes matters into his own hands.

Rating: 51% (Rotten Tomatoes)

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