TV and Streaming – Tuesday 4th August 2020

Morning!

Today is examination results day for most school children in Scotland, except without taking the exams so good luck with your results. Elsewhere, it’s a nice day but if you can’t be bothered with that, then there’s movies to watch on TV. Here are today’s recommendations.

Stay safe, look after yourself and Happy Tuesday!

AMAZON PRIME

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MURIEL’S WEDDING (15)

Starring: Toni Collette, Bill Hunter, Rachel Griffiths

Comedy, Drama

A young social outcast in Australia steals money from her parents to finance a vacation where she hopes to find happiness, and perhaps love. Delightful comedy that made Toni Collette a star. Language, sexual content.

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TAXI (15)

Starring: Samy Naceri, Frederic Diefenthal, Marion Cotillard

Action, Comedy, Crime

To work off his tarnished driving record, a hip taxi driver must chauffeur a loser police inspector on the trail of German bank robbers. Fast-paced French action comedy. Strong language, infrequent drug use and moderate threat. Subtitled.

NETFLIX

The Deep End of the Ocean (1999) - IMDb

THE DEEP END OF THE OCEAN (12)

Starring: Michelle Pfeiffer, Treat Williams, Whoopi Goldberg

Drama

Ben, the youngest son of a family, is kidnapped and then found nine years later, living in the same town, where his family had just moved. Moving drama with another great performance from Michelle Pfeiffer. Theme of child abduction and strong language.

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DUPLICITY (12)

Starring: Clive Owen, Julia Roberts, Tom Wilkinson, Paul Giamatti

Drama, Thriller

Two ex-government agents turned rival industrial spies have to be at the top of their game when one of their companies prepares to launch a major product. However, they distract each other in more ways than one. Enjoyable thriller from the writer of The Bourne movies. One use of strong language and moderate sex references.

NOW TV/SKY CINEMA

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GRETA (15)

Starring: Chloë Grace Moretz, Isabelle Huppert

Thriller, Drama

A young woman befriends a lonely widow who’s harbouring a dark and deadly agenda toward her. A bonkers thriller with an over-the-top performance from the great Isabelle Huppert. Strong threat, violence, injury detail.

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THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM (12)

Starring: Matt Damon, Paddy Considine

Action, Thriller

Jason Bourne dodges a ruthless C.I.A. official and his Agents from a new assassination program while searching for the origins of his life as a trained killer. Another cracking thriller from the Bourne series. Moderate violence.

MOVIES ON TERRESTRIAL TV

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RUN WILD, RUN FREE (U)

11am Film4

Starring: John Mills, Sylvia Syms, Mark Lester

Drama

Philip Ransome, a northern English boy about ten-years-old, has been mute since age three and spends his days roaming the moors alone. His parents despair of a cure. One day, he sees a singular wild albino pony with blue eyes and befriends it avidly. Touching British family drama.

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THE END OF THE AFFAIR (PG)

11.20am Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Van Johnson, Peter Cushing, John Mills

Drama, Romance

In war-torn London, Maurice Bendrix (Van Johnson) falls in love with neighbour Sarah Miles (Deborah Kerr). They begin an illicit romance behind Sarah’s husband’s back. While war does not last forever, neither does love in this existentialist tale. Romantic drama based on Graham Greene’s book. Sexual references. Black and white.

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CAT BALLOU (PG)

1am Sony Movies Action

Starring: Jane Fonda, Lee Marvin

Western, Comedy

Cat(herine) Ballou’s family farm is being threatened by the railroad. She sends for Kid Shelleen, finding him to be the drunkest gunfighter in the west. When her father is killed by the rail road magnate’s gunman, she vows to fight on. Lee Marvin won an Oscar in this enjoyable western comedy. Mild comedic violence and sexual references.

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IT SHOULD HAPPEN TO YOU! (U)

1.30pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Judy Holliday, Peter Lawford, Jack Lemmon

Comedy, romance

When a young woman with dreams of fame rents a billboard to advertise herself, her life changes overnight. Funny 1954 comedy. Mild sexual reference.

Dreamworks – Saving For Someday

KUNG FU PANDA 2 (PG)

2.35pm Film4

Starring: Jack Black, Gary Oldman, Seth Rogen, Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dustin Hoffman

Animation, Comedy, Adventure

Po and his friends fight to stop a peacock villain from conquering China with a deadly new weapon, but first the Dragon Warrior must come to terms with his past. Bright sequel to the popular animation. Mild martial arts action.

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THE WAR LOVER (PG)

3.05pm Sony Movies Action

Starring: Steve McQueen, Robert Wagner, Shirley Anne Field

War, Adventure, Romance

In 1943, while stationed in Britain, arrogant Captain Buzz Rickson is in command of a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress bomber, but his recklessness is endangering everyone around him. Solid war drama with a young Steve McQueen. Mild violence. Black and white.

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THE PINK PANTHER STRIKES AGAIN (PG)

4.20pm Film4

Starring: Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Lesley-Anne Down

Comedy

Charles Dreyfus (Herbert Lom), who has finally cracked over Inspector Jacques Clouseau’s (Peter Sellers’) antics, escapes from a mental institution and launches an elaborate plan to get rid of Clouseau once and for all. Crazy fourth entry of the popular comedy series. Mild comic violence and sexual references.

Original film poster: The Misfits (1961) : Pleasures of Past Times

THE MISFITS (PG)

4.40pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift

Drama, Romance, Western

A divorcée falls for an over-the-hill cowboy who is struggling to maintain his romantically independent lifestyle. Classic drama that turned out to be last films for Gable and Monroe. Mild language and violence. Black and white.

Multiplicity - Original Cinema Movie Poster From pastposters.com ...

MULTIPLICITY (12)

4.45pm Sony Movies

Starring: Michael Keaton, Andie Macdowell

Comedy, romance, sci-fi

A man who never has enough time for the things he wants to do is offered the opportunity to have himself duplicated. Comedy from the team behind Groundhog Day. Mild language and sexual references. May be edited for content.

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A CANTERBURY TALE (U)

5pm Talking Pictures TV

Starring: Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price

Comedy, Drama

Three modern day pilgrims investigate a bizarre crime in a small town on the way to Canterbury. Another gem from the kings of British cinema, Powell and Pressburger.

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ONLY THE BRAVE (12)

6.25pm Film4

Starring: Josh Brolin, Jennifer Connelly, Jeff Bridges, Andie MacDowell, James Badge Dale, Miles Teller, Taylor Kitsch

Biopic, Action, Drama

Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters who risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire. Adrenaline-fuelled drama with a solid cast. Moderate threat, drug misuse, bereavement scenes, strong language.

How to Marry a Millionaire starring Lauren Bacall, Marilyn Monroe ...

HOW TO MARRY A MILLIONAIRE (U)

7.05pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Lauren Bacall, Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process. Bubbly comedy from the 50s.

Cable Guy (The) - Original Cinema Movie Poster From pastposters ...

THE CABLE GUY (12)

7.05pm Sony Movies

Starring: Jim Carrey, Matthew Broderick

Comedy, drama

A lonely and mentally disturbed cable guy raised on television just wants a new friend, but his target, a designer, rejects him, with bad consequences. Dark comedy directed by Ben Stiller. Moderate sex references, violence and language.

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THE ADJUSTMENT BUREAU (12)

9pm Sony Movies

Starring: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, Terence Stamp

Thriller, Sci-Fi, Romance

The affair between a politician and a contemporary dancer is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart. A decent sci-fi thriller. Infrequent strong language, violence and a discreet sex scene.

Bus Stop (1956)

BUS STOP (U)

9pm Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray

Comedy, Drama, Romance

A naive but stubborn cowboy falls in love with a saloon singer and tries to take her away against her will to get married and live on his ranch in Montana. Classic comedy with Marilyn Monroe. Sexual references.

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ROMAN J. ISRAEL, ESQ. (12)

9pm Film4

Starring: Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell

Drama, Thriller

Roman J. Israel, Esq., a driven, idealistic defence attorney, finds himself in a tumultuous series of events that lead to a crisis and the necessity for extreme action. Another winning performance from Denzel Washington. Infrequent strong language, moderate violence.

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THE FRIENDS OF EDDIE COYLE (15)

10pm Talking Pictures TV

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle, Richard Jordan

Thriller, Drama, Crime

After his last crime has him looking at a long prison sentence for repeat offences, a low level Boston gangster decides to snitch on his friends to avoid jail time. Tough thriller from the director of Bullitt. Strong language and mild violence.

End Of Days - Original Cinema Movie Poster From pastposters.com ...

END OF DAYS (18)

10pm ITV4

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Gabriel Byrne, Robin Tunney, Kevin Pollak

Action, Horror, Fantasy

At the end of the century, Satan visits New York in search of a bride. It’s up to an ex-cop who now runs an elite security outfit to stop him. Silly action horror as Arnie takes on the devil. Intense violence and gore, a strong sex scene and language.

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MIRRORS (18)

10.45pm Horror Channel

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Amy Smart, Paula Patton

Horror

An ex-cop and his family are the target of an evil force that is using mirrors as a gateway into their home. Creepy horror from the director of The Hills Have Eyes remake. Strong bloody violence and horror.

Predestination (2015) | Catling on Film

PREDESTINATION (15)

11.10pm Sony Movies

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Sarah Snook, Noah Taylor

Action, sci-fi, thriller

For his final assignment, a top temporal agent must pursue the one criminal that has eluded him throughout time. The chase turns into a unique, surprising and mind-bending exploration of love, fate, identity and time travel taboos. Cracking sci-fi time-travelling drama. Strong violence, sex, strong language.

2 GUNS (15)

11.25pm Film4

Starring: Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg

Action, Comedy, Thriller

Two hardened criminals get into trouble with the US border patrol after meeting with a Mexican drug lord, and then revelations start to unfold. Tough yet fun buddy comedy thriller. Strong language and violence.

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THIS SPORTING LIFE (12)

12.05am Talking Pictures TV

Starring: Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts

Drama, Sport

Despite success on the field, a rising rugby star senses the emerging emptiness of his life as his inner angst begins to materialise through aggression and brutality, so he attempts to woo his landlady in hopes of finding reason to live. Excellent 60s British drama. Moderate sex and violence. Black and white.

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BUGSY (15)

12.10am Sony Movies Classic

Starring: Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Harvey Keitel, Ben Kingsley

Biopic, drama, crime

The story of how Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel started Las Vegas. Underrated gangster film. Strong violence, sexual content and language.

The Road (2009) - Trailer (HD) - YouTube

THE ROAD (15)

1.05am Sony Movies

Starring: Viggo Mortensen, Kodi Smit-McPhee

Drama, Adventure

In a dangerous post-apocalyptic world, an ailing father defends his son as they slowly travel to the sea. Dark and powerful dystopian drama. Infrequent strong violence, language and gory images.

For Those in Peril (2013) - IMDb

FOR THOSE IN PERIL (18)

1.35am Film4

Starring: George MacKay, Kate Dickie

Drama

Aaron, a young misfit living in a remote Scottish fishing community, is the lone survivor of a strange fishing accident that claimed the lives of five men including his older brother. Spurred on by sea-going folklore and local superstition, the village blames Aaron for this tragedy, making him an outcast amongst his own people. Fantastic drama with a superb lead in George MacKay. Very strong language and mild violence.

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