A great underseen crime thriller with Kevin Bacon is among the movies on TV tonight 1 week ago

A great underseen crime thriller with Kevin Bacon is among the movies on TV tonight

It's from the director of the Tom Holland Spider-Man trilogy.

It's Wednesday and you may be looking for something to watch this evening to help you wind down after a long day.


Thankfully, Netflix has just added 11 big movies to its library, which you can read about here.

Yet, if none of these catch your fancy, here are the film options on telly tonight.

Cop Car - Horror Channel - 9pm

Our pick for tonight comes from director Jon Watts (Spider-Man: No Way Home) and centres on two young boys who come across and hijack an abandoned police car to go on a joyride.


However, they soon find themselves in a fight for survival after learning the vehicle belongs to a corrupt sheriff (Kevin Bacon with a moustache).

Boasting an impressive 81% score on Rotten Tomatoes, Cop Car is a tense and tight watch elevated by a commanding and scary turn by Bacon.

The Beatles: Eight Days a Week - Sky Arts - 9pm

Fans of The Beatles docuseries Get Back may enjoy this well-reviewed documentary film on the legendary band from director Ron Howard.


Man of Steel - Turner Classic Movies - 9pm

The first entry in the DC Extended Universe of films.

Angel Has Fallen - Film4 - 9pm

The third in Gerard Butler's popular Has Fallen series of action movies.


Game of Death - ITV4 - 9pm

A direct-to-DVD action flick with Wesley Snipes.

One, Two, Three - Great! Movies Classic - 9pm

The great filmmaker Billy Wilder (Double Indemnity, Sunset Boulevard) directs this '60s Cold War comedy.

The Kitchen - RTÉ One - 9.35pm


Set in New York in the '70s, a trio of mobsters' wives (Elizabeth Moss, Melissa McCarthy and Tiffany Haddish) enter the crime game after their husbands are arrested.

Breaking In - Film4 - 11.20pm

Gabrielle Union stars as a woman who must fight to protect her family during a home invasion in this action thriller.

Ocean's Eleven - Turner Classic Movies - 11.55pm

This fun and stylish caper would be our pick for tonight if we hadn't already recommended it last week.

Death Wish V: The Face of Death - ITV4 - 12.05am

The last Death Wish film with Charles Bronson.

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