One of the best sequels of all time is among the movies on TV tonight 1 week ago

One of the best sequels of all time is among the movies on TV tonight

It's also one of the best action movies ever.

Feeling like you've watched everything your streaming services have to offer?


Well, not to worry as there is plenty of good movies to check out on the box tonight.

Here's your options on Tuesday 23 November...

Mad Max 2 - ITV 4 - 9pm

In the post-apocalyptic Australian wasteland, cynical drifter Max 'Mad Max' Rockatansky (Mel Gibson) agrees to help a small, gasoline-rich community escape a horde of bandits.

Following the success of the low-budget 1979 original, its director George Miller was able to garner a larger budget to helm a bigger, more expansive sequel two years later.

Thanks to its massive wide shots of Australia's desert landscape; the characters' wild costumes; a sparse script and fast, tightly edited battle scenes, Mad Max 2 (also known as The Road Warrior) feels much more immersive than the original, fully plunging viewers into its future, lawless society.

The result is not only one of the best sequels ever but one of the best action movies in general, too.


Angels & Demons - Sky Showcase - 9pm

The often forgotten sequel to The Da Vinci Code.

Deadpool - Film Four - 9pm

Ryan Reynolds is the merc with a mouth in this sweary, violent and fun send-up of superhero flicks.

Scanners - Horror Channel - 9pm


This early horror from legend of the genre David Cronenberg (The Fly) is best known for its incredible head-exploding sequence.

American Pie: The Wedding - Comedy Central - 9pm

The third one.

Passenger 57 - Turner Classic Movies - 9pm


The movie that made Wesley Snipes an action star.

Final Destination 2 - Comedy Central - 11pm

You'd think this would be on the Horror Channel instead but alas.

Tremors - ITV 4 - 11.05pm


Kevin Bacon stars in this acclaimed 1990 horror-comedy about a small town whose inhabitants must defend themselves against strange underground creatures killing them one by one.

Maurice - Film Four - 11.10pm

An adaptation of E.M. Forster's romantic novel of the same name featuring a young Hugh Grant.

The End of the Affair - Turner Classic Movies - 12.50am

Another literary adaptation as Irish filmmaker Neil Jordan takes on Graham Greene's devastating novel about an extramarital affair during WWII.