An incredible Denzel Washington action thriller is among the movies on TV tonight 1 year ago

An incredible Denzel Washington action thriller is among the movies on TV tonight

It saw the actor re-team with the director of Crimson Tide and Man on Fire.

Need a good movie to brighten your Monday evening? Well, there's a number airing on TV tonight. Here are your options.


Unstoppable - ITV4 - 9pm

Our pick for tonight, this 2010 action thriller revolves around a veteran engineer (Denzel Washington) and a young conductor (Chris Pine) who race against the clock to prevent a catastrophe.

This is after an unmanned, half-mile-long freight train carrying toxic material begins barreling toward a city.

Based on a real-life incident, Unstoppable boasts two incredibly charismatic central performances, as well as non-stop action excitedly staged by the late and great director Tony Scott.


Fatherhood - Film4 - 9pm

In this 2021 comedy-drama, Kevin Hart plays a new father who struggles to raise his daughter after the sudden death of his wife.

Transformers - Sky Showcase - 9pm

The first in the long-running franchise about transforming alien robots.


War - Turner Classic Movies - 9 pm

A sadly not very good Jason Statham/Jet Li action flick.

Our pick for tonight is 2010's Unstoppable

There Will Be Blood - TG4 - 9.30 pm

Daniel Day-Lewis plays a ruthless oil man in what is widely regarded as being among the best movies of the 21st century.

Windtalkers - ITV4 - 11.05pm

Nicolas Cage re-teams with the director of Face/Off for this war movie.

The Craft - Film4 - 11.10pm


A '90s cult classic about four outcast teenage girls who pursue witchcraft for their own gain.

US Marshals - Turner Classic Movies - 11.10 pm

Tommy Lee Jones reprises the character he won an Oscar for playing in The Fugitive for this much less gripping spin-off. Wesley Snipes and Robert Downey Jr are in support.

I, Tonya - BBC Two - 11.15 pm

Margot Robbie is controversial American figure skater Tonya Harding in this biographical black comedy.

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