A Matt Damon double bill is among the movie options on TV tonight 1 year ago

A Matt Damon double bill is among the movie options on TV tonight

The Dalkey legend looms large in this evening's movies on TV offerings.

Hungover from Friday night's shenanigans?

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Looking to spend a quiet night in?

Well, here's what the movie on TV situation looks like this Saturday (12 February).

The Bourne Ultimatum / Suburbicon - RTÉ2 - 8.50pm / 11.50pm

Dalkey's favourite Hollywood star Matt Damon features in two movies on TV tonight.

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The first is the third and generally considered best entry in the Bourne franchise.

In the action-packed spy series, the actor plays a former CIA assassin suffering from amnesia.

The second is Suburbicon which is directed by George Clooney and has a screenplay credit for the Coen Brothers.

It's essentially a Fargo-lite dark comedy crime film where Damon plays a seemingly normal husband and father hiding a dark secret.

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Mad Max - Turner Classic Movies - 9pm

The first in the classic apocalyptic action sci-fi series.

White Chicks - Comedy Central - 9pm

This critically panned comedy about two black FBI agents (Shawn Wayans and Marlon Wayans) who go undercover using whiteface as women to solve a kidnapping plot has its defenders.

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Mechanic: Resurrection - Film4 - 9pm

A pretty forgettable Jason Statham-starring action flick.

Minority Report - Sky Showcase - 9.30pm

Steven Spielberg and Tom Cruise teamed up for this excellent adaptation of legendary sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick's short story of the same name.

The Predator - Channel 4 - 9.30pm

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A chaotic and convoluted if entertaining entry in the legendary action-horror franchise.

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels - TG4 - 10.15pm

This much-loved '80s comedy sees Steve Martin and Michael Caine play duelling con men who bet to see which one of them can swindle a young heiress from her money first.

Black Rain - Film4 - 11pm

An incredibly cool '80s action flick about two New York cops (Andy Garcia and Michael Douglas) who arrest a Yakuza member and are tasked with escorting him when he's extradited to Japan.

20th Century Women - BBC Two - 11.10pm

This funny, smart and warm comedy-drama tells the story of a teenage boy, as well as his mother (Annette Bening) and two other women (Elle Fanning and Greta Gerwig) who help raise him in '70s California.

No Strings Attached - Comedy Central - 11.20pm

Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman star in this rom-com as two friends who decide to make a pact to have a "no strings attached" relationship.

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