Searching through TV schedules can be a formidable task sometimes. We’ve picked some of the best films on TV this week so you can easily plan your movie nights.
This week there’s a couple of great films celebrating International Women’s Day 2021 in Belle (2013) and Hidden Figures (2016). There’s also a Matrix double billing this week, alongside some crowd favourites such as Split (2016), Paddington (2014), and Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014).
- March 8th 2021 – 6:50pm – Film4
The illegitimate daughter of a navy admiral is trained and brought up by her aristocratic uncle and his wife. She grows up to abolish slavery in England.
The Matrix Reloaded
- March 8th 2021 – 9:00pm – ITV4
At the Oracle’s behest, Neo attempts to rescue the Keymaker from the Merovingian and realises that to save Zion, he must confront the Architect. Meanwhile, Zion prepares for war against the machines.
- March 8th 2021 – 9:00pm – Film4
Three female African-American mathematicians play a pivotal role in astronaut John Glenn’s launch into orbit. Meanwhile, they also have to deal with racial and gender discrimination at work.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
- March 9th 2021 – 9:00pm – Film4
Ceasar, a chimpanzee and leader of the evolved apes, allows a human family into his territory. However, due to a vindictive bonobo, misunderstandings arise between the two species, resulting in war.
Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa
- March 9th 2021 – 11:30pm – BBC Two
DJ Alan Partridge becomes an unlikely negotiator when the radio station is held hostage by a disgruntled Pat Farrell, Alan’s colleague, who is afraid of losing his job after the radio station is sold.
Kingsman: The Secret Service
- March 10th 2021 – 9:00pm – E4
Gary ‘Eggsy’ Unwin faces several challenges when he gets recruited as a secret agent in a secret spy organisation in order to look for Richmond Valentine, an eco-terrorist.
The Color Of Money
- March 10th 2021 – 9:05pm – Talking Pictures
Eddie Felson takes a cocky yet talented youngster under his wing and teaches him the art of pool hustling. This inspires him to make an unlikely comeback.
- March 10th 2021 – 10:00pm – ITV4
When a retired engineer is called upon to rescue a failing satellite, he insists that his equally old teammates accompany him into space.
- March 11th 2021 – 11:05pm – Film4
Kevin, who is suffering from dissociative identity disorder and has 23 alter egos, kidnaps three teenagers. They must figure out his friendly personas before he unleashes his 24th personality.
The Last Stand
- March 12th 2021 – 9:00pm – Film4
Owen, a former LAPD narcotics officer, must enlist the help of a ragtag group of his townsfolk to stop Gabriel Cortez, an international drug lord, from crossing over the border to Mexico.
The Matrix Revolutions
- March 12th 2021 – 9:00pm – ITV4
Neo, humanity’s only hope of stopping the war and saving Zion, attempts to broker peace between the machines and humans. However, he must first confront his arch nemesis, the rogue agent Smith.
The Incredible Hulk
- March 12th 2021 – 9:00pm – Sony Movies
Dr Bruce Banner subjects himself to high levels of gamma radiation which triggers his transformation into a huge green creature, the Hulk, whenever he experiences negative emotions such as anger.
- March 13th 2021 – 9:00pm – Film4
Jason Bourne, a former CIA agent, is drawn out of hiding by CIA director Robert Dewey. He then sets out to discover more about his past, family and his father’s death.
- March 14th 2021 – 5:05pm – Film4
A young bear who can walk and talk travels to London from the jungles of Peru. There, he is adopted by the Brown family and goes through many adventures in the big city.