What Movies are on TV Tonight? Here’s ours Complete TV Guide with the Best Movies on air tonight, Friday 17 March 2023, in prime and late evening on the main free-to-air TV channels, with plots, casts and trailers.
And then there’s Katherine – at 21.10 on Rai Movie
(Comedy, 2019, duration: 102 Min)
A movie of Nisha Ganna, with Emma Thompson, Mindy Kaling, John Lithgow, Hugh Dancy, Reid Scott, Denis O’Hare, Max Casella, Paul Walter Hauser, Luke Slattery and Ike Barinholtz.
Plot of the Film And then there’s Katherine: The film stars Katherine Newbury, a legendary and pioneering host on the late night talk show circuit. When she is accused of being a “woman who hates women”, she decides to blatantly deny this insinuation by hiring Molly Patel as the only female among a large group of male authors in her drafting.
But his move may be too late. The ratings of the program continue to drop and the broadcaster’s executives are increasingly willing to replace it as the host. Molly will intervene in her help, determined to prove that she was not hired simply because she was a woman. The young author will try in every way to revitalize the show and Katherine’s career in the name of diversity, risking big changes…
The Godfather – Part II – at 21 on Iris
(Drama, 1974, duration: 200 Min)
A movie of Francis Ford Coppola, with Al Pacino, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro, John Cazale, Talia Shire, Lee Strasberg, Michael Vincent Gazzo, GD Spradlin, Richard Bright, Gastone Moschin, Tom Rosqui, Bruno Kirby, Frank Sivero, Francesca De Sapio, Morgana King , Marianna Hill, Leopoldo Trieste, Dominic Chianese, Amerigo Tot, Troy Donahue, John Aprea, Joe Spinell, James Caan, Abe Vigoda, Tere Livrano, Gianni Russo, Giuseppe Sillato, Livio Giorgi, Maria Carta, Oreste Baldini, Mario Cotone, Danny Aiello, Sofia Coppola, Roger Corman and James Gounaris
Plot of the film The Godfather – Part II: The second part of the famous trilogy supports the youth of Don Vito Corleone in parallel with the events involving his son Michael. It is 1901 and the young Vito Andolini, after having witnessed the murder of his family of origin, saves himself from him by fleeing to New York, where he is registered with the surname Corleone. At first an honest worker, he suffers the harassment of Fanucci, a local mafia boss and decides to rebel, making friends with other criminals and starting some criminal activities. He kills Fanucci and from there begins the ascent that will lead him to become the powerful mafia boss Don Vito Corleone, head of the smuggling of alcohol and tobacco, prostitution, illegal gambling and racketeering. Now an adult and feared, he returns to Corleone and avenges his family of origin …
Ghost Rider – Spirit of Vengeance – 9pm
(Action, Fantasy, Thriller, 2012, duration: 95 Min)
A movie of Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor, with Nicolas Cage, Idris Elba, Ciarán Hinds, Violante Placido, Christopher Lambert, Johnny Whitworth, Fergus Riordan, Jacek Koman and Vincent Regan.
Plot of the film Ghost Rider – Spirit of vengeance: After making a deal with Mephistopheles and saving the woman he loves, Johnny Driver has decided to leave his affections to learn to control his new powers as a Ghost Rider.
While in Europe, the French monk Moreau contacts him, asking him to save the mysterious Nadya and her son Danny in exchange for lifting the curse that hangs over him. Seduced by the proposal, Johnny is forced to accept the new pact.
Unfortunately, someone else is also looking for the two fugitives. It is the mercenary Ray Carrigan, in the service of the ruthless Roarke, who wants to kidnap the child so that he can use his innate powers for dark purposes …
The BFG – The Great Gentile Giant – at 21.10 on TwentySeven
(Family, Fantasy, 2016, duration: 117 Min)
A movie of Steven Spielberg, with Mark Rylance, Ruby Barnhill, Bill Hader, Rebecca Hall, Penelope Wilton, Jemaine Clement, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Adam Godley, Michael Adamthwaite and Haig Sutherland.
Plot of the film The BFG – The Big Gentle Giant: The BFG is a giant, a Big Gentile Giant, very different from the other inhabitants of the Land of Giants who like San-Guinario and Inghiotticicciaviva feed on human beings, preferably children. And so one night the BFG – who is vegetarian and eats only Cetrionzoli and Sciroppio – kidnaps Sophie, a little girl who lives in London and takes her to her cave. Initially frightened by the mysterious giant, Sophie soon realizes that her BFG is actually sweet, friendly and can teach her wonderful things. In fact, the BFG takes Sophie to Dreamland, where he captures the dreams she sends to the children at night and explains all about the magic and mystery of dreams. The affection and complicity between the two grows rapidly, and when the other giants are ready for a new massacre, the BFG and Sophie decide to warn none other than the Queen of England of the imminent threat, and all together they will carry out a plan to get rid of giants once and for all…
In this free world… – at 21.10 on Tv 2000
(Drama, 2007, duration: 96 Min)
A movie of Ken Loach, with Kierston Wareing, Juliet Ellis, Leslaw Zurek, Colin Caughlin, Joe Siffleet, Faruk Pruti, Branko Tomovic, Radoslaw Kaim, Serge Soric, Nadine Marshall, Frank Gilhooley, Raymond Mearns and Steve Lorrigan.
Synopsis of the film In this free world…: The film tells the story of Angie, a thirty-year-old Englishwoman of humble origins and single mother, with a rather messy life behind her. The woman lives in London, where she struggles to find stable work, which prevents her from taking care of her son Jamie, who lives with his maternal grandparents.
Finally Angie gets a job at an employment agency, but here too she is unfairly fired. Tired of doing jobs that lead her nowhere, the protagonist decides to take her destiny into her own hands: with the help of her friend and roommate Rose, Angie founds her employment agency, which deals with finding temporary work to Eastern European immigrants.
Full of energy and ambition, Angie does her best to get her business started, however finding herself faced with many problems, including the temporary clandestinity of the company, carried out in a degraded area of the city, amidst crime and social injustice. The easy profits, generated by the exploitation of cheap illegal labor, will also put Angie in front of a great moral dilemma…
Upgrade – at 21.15 on Italia 2
(Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller, 2018, duration: 100 Min)
A movie of Leigh Whannell, with Logan Marshall-Green, Betty Gabriel, Harrison Gilbertson, Melanie Vallejo, Benedict Hardie, Christopher Kirby and Clayton Jacobson.
Plot of the film Upgrade: In a dystopian future, the life of mankind is hopelessly permeated by the abuse of technology that has invaded every daily activity. Gray Trace, a mechanic from the Cobalt company, is summoned together with his wife Asha by Eron Keen, owner of a technology company that aims to revolutionize the field of medicine. while they are on the road, the couple’s car is suddenly attacked by a group of mercenaries led by Fisk and Gray and Asha are involved in a tragic accident. Upon waking up in the hospital, Gray discovers that he has suffered very serious injuries that will force him into a wheelchair forever. The situation comes to a head when the doctors inform the patient that Asha is dead. Unable to accept the new reality and frustrated by Detective Cortez’s limited successes, Gray lets Eron persuade him to test the new ‘Stem’ system. Thanks to the implant, the man recovers his motor skills but in exchange he shares his body and brain with Stem…
Jack Reacher 2: Point of no return – at 21.20 on Italia 1
(Action, Thriller, Drama, 2016, Duration: 131 Min)
A movie of Edward Zwick, with Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Patrick Heusinger, Robert Knepper, Aldis Hodge, Austin Hébert, Sabrina Gennarino and Danika Yarosh.
Plot of the film Jack Reacher 2: Point of no return: When Major Susan Turner is framed by a mysterious enemy moving in the shadows, former military investigator Jack Reacher comes to her aid.
Being absolutely certain of Turner’s innocence, accused of the death of a group of soldiers in Afghanistan, Reacher begins to investigate and contacts the lawyer Bob Moorcroft. The latter, in addition to relevant information on the case, reveals to Jack that the former prostitute Candace Dutton intends to take a lawsuit to prove that the soldier is the biological father of her daughter Samantha.
While Reacher tries to contact the girl to investigate, Moorcroft is murdered and the blame falls on Jack who is formally accused and held in his cell. In prison, Reacher meets Turner and saves her from the attack of two dangerous assassins. After escaping from prison, the two colleagues discover that the enemy is spying on Samantha and decide to take her with them to New Orleans, where they go in search of key witness Daniel Prudhomme…
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