Here are the best movies on TV this evening 2 weeks ago

Here are the best movies on TV this evening

What will you be watching?

Finally, the Bank Holiday weekend is here. To kick it off in style, why not check out one of these fine flicks airing on TV tonight.


Here, JOE has selected the evening's best options.

The Incredible Hulk - Film Four - 9pm

Starring Edward Norton in his one-and-done turn as Bruce Banner, it sees the character on the run from the US Government and looking to find a cure for the monster he turns into whenever he loses his temper.

While one of the earliest but also most forgettable MCU movies, The Incredible Hulk does boast a pretty decent villain in Tim Roth's Abomination. Plus, the movie is interesting to revisit given the absolute juggernaut the MCU has become since its release.

The Last Boy Scout - Turner Classic Movies - 9pm

When his protected female witness (a young Halle Berry) is murdered, a private detective (Bruce Willis) and the victim's boyfriend (Damon Wayans) investigate the crime that leads to a corrupt politician and a crooked football team owner.

This criminally underrated 90's buddy cop action-comedy benefits from glossy direction from the late and great Tony Scott (True Romance) and a wickedly, darkly funny script from Shane Black (The Nice Guys).


Can't Come Out to Play - Horror Channel - 9pm

This sadly underseen horror thriller follows a young girl who befriends a seemingly lonely and confined boy her own age, only to fall afoul of his mother (Samantha Morton).

For fans of dark coming-of-age horror thrillers like recent Netflix addition Run will get a kick out of this.

Parker - Virgin Media One - 9.30pm

Jason Statham and Jennifer Lopez star in this average if watchable action-thriller about a professional thief named Parker (Statham) who is double-crossed by his crew and sets out for revenge on them.


Selma - RTÉ Two - 9.30pm

The movie chronicles Martin Luther King, Jr.'s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965.

Starring the great David Oyelowo as MLK, the historical drama was nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars in 2014.

The Wedding Singer - RTÉ One - 10.40pm


This 90's Adam Sandler comedy tells the story of a wedding singer (Sandler) who falls in love with a waitress (Drew Barrymore).

While I personally prefer to see the Sandman in more dramatic fare like Punch-Drunk Love and Uncut Gems, this is one of the Hollywood star's better comedies.

American Animals - Film Four - 11.15pm

Based on a true story, the film centres on four young men who attempt one of the most audacious heists in US history. It stars Ireland's own Barry Keoghan and recent Mare of Easttown and WandaVision favourite Evan Peters.


While the plot synopsis might sound generic, American Animals is anything but. Not only does it manage to be funny, stylish and tense, but writer-director Bart Layton employs a docu-drama style that fuses the real-life people involved with the heist and the actors playing them. This is one for fans of true-crime content.

Zodiac - BBC Two - 11.20pm

David Fincher's epic mystery thriller tells the story of the manhunt for the Zodiac Killer, a serial murderer who terrorised the San Francisco Bay Area during the late 1960s and early 1970s, taunting police with letters, bloodstained clothing, and ciphers mailed to newspapers.

Stylishly made and incredibly tense at times, the movie boasts a terrific cast including Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo and a pre-MCU Robert Downey Jr. Regarded as one of the 21st century's best films, this is also definitely one for true-crime obsessives.