A modern classic from Quentin Tarantino is among the movies on TV tonight 1 month ago

A modern classic from Quentin Tarantino is among the movies on TV tonight

The war epic made Christoph Waltz a household name.

Staying in this Saturday evening? Not to worry, as JOE has you covered with this list of the best movies on the box tonight.

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Here are your options.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 - E4 - 6.25pm

The conclusion to the Jennifer Lawrence-starring YA franchise.

Inglourious Basterds - Turner Classic Movies - 9pm

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish US soldiers (led by Brad Pitt) coincides with a theatre owner's (Melanie Laurent) vengeful plans for the same.

Some historians may take issue with our pick for tonight, as it sees writer-director Quentin Tarantino playing very fast and loose with real-life events.

However, what's undeniable is that Inglourious Basterds is incredibly exciting and well-acted (particularly Christoph Waltz in an Oscar-winning villainous role) and is filled with the iconic dialogue and shocking violence that made its filmmaker such an icon.

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The Hitman's Bodyguard - Film Four - 9pm

Ryan Reynolds and Samuel L. Jackson do their thing in this average if watchable action-comedy.

Venom - Channel 4 - 9pm

A wild and oddly endearing performance from Tom Hardy makes this flawed superhero flick worth a watch, especially as its sequel is in theatres now.

Friends with Benefits - Comedy Central - 9pm

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This romcom sees Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis play - you guessed it - friends with benefits.

Mom and Dad - Horror Channel - 9pm

Nicolas Cage lets loose once again in this comedy-horror about a mass hysteria of unknown origin that causes parents to turn violently on their own kids.

Fifty Shades Darker - RTÉ Two - 9.45pm

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This sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey got even worse reviews than the original.

The Blind Side - RTÉ One - 10.15pm

This 2009 sports drama earned its lead actress Sandra Bullock an Oscar.

In the Line of Fire - ITV 4 - 11pm

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This taut '90s thriller focusing an aging, disgraced Secret Service agent (Clint Eastwood) who attempts to prevent the US president from being assassinated.

Total Recall - Channel 4 - 11.10pm

Colin Farrell stars in this so-so sanitised remake of the Arnie sci-fi classic.