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.


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.


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


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.


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.