Robert De Niro's new comedy is available to watch at home in Ireland this week 4 months ago

Robert De Niro's new comedy is available to watch at home in Ireland this week

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And he's joined by two of the very best actors working today.

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Robert De Niro has been nominated for no less than EIGHT Academy Awards, and has won two of them, for his roles in Raging Bull and The Godfather Part II.

Morgan Freeman has been nominated for five Oscars, and he has won one (it feels like he should have more, right?), for his role in Million Dollar Baby.

And Tommy Lee Jones has also only won one Academy Award (again, it feels like he should have loads!) from his four nominations so far, that was for his role in The Fugitive.

So when you put the three of them in a movie together, then you know you're about to get something special, especially since the trio are working The Comeback Trail, a new crime-comedy that will be available to watch at home this week.

The movie's official synopsis is as follows:

"Producer Max Barber (Robert De Niro) is in debt to mob boss Reggie Fontaine (Morgan Freeman) after his latest film bombs. With his life at stake, Max produces a new film, all to kill his lead in a stunt so he can rake in the insurance. But when Max casts Duke Montana (Tommy Lee Jones), he winds up getting way more than he ever bargained for."

Here are some of the positive reviews the movie got when it was initially released last year:

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Herald Sun - "Robert De Niro has not been this amusing in a humorous setting for many years."

The Australian - "I won't risk calling this movie a miracle, but if this year has left you in desperate need of a good laugh, look no further."

Cinemania - "One of the funniest films of this turbulent year."

The Comeback Trail will be available to stream on NOW from Saturday, 19 June.

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