A very fun adventure comedy is among the movies on TV tonight 1 month ago

A very fun adventure comedy is among the movies on TV tonight

It was the fifth-highest-grossing movie of 2017.

Do you feel like you have seen everything on Netflix? Not to worry, as JOE has highlighted the best movies airing on television this Tuesday night.

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Check out our picks for the evening below.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle - Film Four - 9pm

In this sequel to 1995's Jumanji, four teenagers find themselves trapped in a magical video game as a set of adult avatars, played by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Jack Black, Karen Gillan and Kevin Hart.

Our pick for this evening, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle was a surprise hit with both critics and audiences. While I'm not sure many were begging for a follow-up to the 90's flick, the sequel earned a respectable 76% on Rotten Tomatoes and was the fifth highest-grossing movie of 2017.

The reason? Probably the conceit of teenage characters being played by adult performers. Not only is Jack Black a riot playing a vain female high school student, but The Rock is oddly charming as an unconfident, neurotic young man.

Late Phases - Horror Channel - 9pm

When a retirement community is plagued by a werewolf, it is up to an aging, blind war veteran to uncover the culprit.

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This horror drama provides a refreshing new take on a classic story and benefits from a good cast of character actors like Ethan Embry, Nick Damici and Tom Noonan.

Copycat - Turner Classic Movies - 9pm

An agoraphobic psychologist (Sigourney Weaver) and a female detective (Holly Hunter) must work together to take down a serial killer who copies serial killers from the past.

This psychological thriller earned very good reviews upon its release in 1995.

Hitman: Agent 47 - E4 - 9pm

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Based on the popular video game series, an assassin (Rupert Friend) teams up with a woman (Hannah Ware) to help her find her father and uncover the mysteries of her ancestry.

Hitman: Agent 47 is a perfect example of why people hate movies based on video games, thanks to its dull action set-pieces and nonsensical script. That said, if you are in the mood to switch your brain off, it might be for you.

The A-Team - ITV 4 - 10pm

Based on the iconic 1980's television series of the same name, a group of war veterans (including Bradley Cooper and Liam Neeson) look to clear their name after being framed for a crime.

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Directed by Joe Carnahan (Narc, Smokin' Aces), this 2010 reboot is solid if unremarkable. It's worth checking out though for District 9's Sharlto Copley, who is having a ball playing the appropriately named H.M. "Howling Mad" Murdock.

Gaza - RTÉ One - 11pm

This acclaimed 2019 documentary from Irish filmmakers Garry Keane and Andrew McConnell shines a spotlight on the everyday life of Gazan citizens.