Oscar-nominated short An Irish Goodbye is among the movies on TV tonight 6 months ago

Oscar-nominated short An Irish Goodbye is among the movies on TV tonight

The acclaimed short will compete at the Academy Awards this weekend.

Staying in this Saturday night? Well, you could check out JOE's must-watch at home for this week - Luther: The Fallen Sun.


For more on that, check out the video below.

Meanwhile, for more options, here are the movies airing on TV this evening.


Saving Private Ryan - Film4 - 9pm

Steven Spielberg's incredible World War II-set epic.

Inglourious Basterds - RTÉ2 - 9pm

Another WWII movie, except this time directed by Quentin Tarantino.


The Inbetweeners Movie - E4 - 9pm

The Inbetweeners lads take a holiday in this big screen spin-off of the beloved sitcom.

The A-Team - Comedy Central - 9pm

Another fun movie inspired by a TV show, this time starring Bradley Cooper, Liam Neeson, Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson and a scene-stealing Sharlto Copley.


San Andreas - Sky Showcase - 9pm

Dwayne Johnson headlines this disaster movie.

Criminal - Turner Classic Movies - 9pm

Kevin Costner stars in this sci-fi action movie as a convict who is implanted with the memories of a dead CIA agent (Ryan Reynolds) in order to finish an assignment.

Hello, My Name is Doris - TG4 - 9.45pm


Two-time Oscar-winner Sally Field stars in this acclaimed comedy-drama as a woman in her 60s who tries to act on her attraction to a younger co-worker.

Ouija: Origin of Evil - MTV - 10pm

Not only is this prequel to the supernatural horror Ouija directed by Mike Flanagan (Midnight Mass) much, much better than the original, it is one of the best horrors of recent years.

Four Weddings and a Funeral - Channel 4 - 10.30pm

One of the very best rom-coms of all time.

An Irish Goodbye - RTÉ One - 10.40pm

Our pick for tonight is this short film set in rural Northern Ireland that follows a pair of estranged brothers (James Martin and Seamus O'Hara) who reunite following the untimely death of their mother (Game of Thrones' Michelle Fairley).

Having premiered at festivals in the US last year, this black comedy garnered a huge amount of acclaim and went on to receive an Oscar nomination in the Best Live Action Short category.

With the awards ceremony taking place this weekend, this is many people in Ireland's first chance to get to watch the beloved 23-minute-long movie.

You can check out An Irish Goodbye's trailer below.

Ransom - Turner Classic Movies - 11.20pm

This extremely tense '90s thriller sees Mel Gibson play a multi-millionaire whose son is kidnapped.

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa - Comedy Central - 11.20pm

Jackass' Johnny Knoxville stars in this hidden camera comedy.

At Any Price - BBC One - 11.40pm

In this 2012 US drama, a farming family's business is threatened by an unexpected crisis, further testing the relationship between a father (Dennis Quaid) and his rebellious son (Zac Efron).

Breakfast on Pluto - RTÉ2 - 11.50pm

Cillian Murphy stars in this comedy drama from filmmaker Neil Jordan (The Crying Game), based on Pat McCabe's novel of the same name.

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