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There Are Some Great Films On TV Tonight

There Are Some Great Films On TV Tonight

Usually, we're deep in the bleak midweek of films on TV by Wednesday, but this week is certainly an exception with some great options for you to choose from.

We've found six movies for you to enjoy across a range of genres. Our selections include a comedy starring Mike Myers, a James Bond classic, a lesser-known Pierce Brosnan thriller, and a best picture winner at the Academy Awards.

Films On TV Tonight

James Bond: Diamonds Are Forever: 8pm, ITV Four

Year: 1971


Cast: Sean Connery, Jill St. John, Charles Gray

Plot: A diamond smuggling investigation leads James Bond to Las Vegas, where he uncovers an evil plot involving a rich business tycoon. (IMDb)

Rating: 66% (Rotten Tomatoes)


Moonlight: 9pm, Film Four


Year: 2016

Cast: Mahershala Ali, Naomie Harris, Trevante Rhodes

Plot: A young African-American man grapples with his identity and sexuality while experiencing the everyday struggles of childhood, adolescence, and burgeoning adulthood. (IMDb)

Rating: 98% (Rotten Tomatoes)



Land Of The Dead: 9pm, Horror Channel

Year: 2005

Cast: John Leguizamo, Asia Argento, Simon Baker

Plot: The living dead have taken over the world, and the last humans live in a walled city to protect themselves as they come to grips with the situation. (IMDb)


Rating: 74% (Rotten Tomatoes)


Butterfly On A Wheel: 9pm, Sony Movies Action

Year: 2007


Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Maria Bello, Gerard Butler

Plot: A perfect family's dynamic is ruined by a kidnapper's brutally efficient plot. (IMDb)

Rating: 61% (Rotten Tomatoes)


8 Mile: 10.15pm, ITV Four


Year: 2002

Cast: Eminem, Brittany Murphy, Kim Basinger

Plot: A young rapper, struggling with every aspect of his life, wants to make it big but his friends and foes make this odyssey of rap harder than it may seem. (IMDb)

Rating: 75% (Rotten Tomatoes)



Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery: 10.55pm, Sony Movies Classic

Year: 1997

Cast: Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York

Plot: A 1960s secret agent is brought out of cryofreeze to oppose his greatest enemy in the 1990s, where his social attitudes are glaringly out of place. (IMDb)


Rating: 71% (Rotten Tomatoes)


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