A terrifying horror movie is among the movies on TV tonight

Succession’s Brian Cox stars in the underseen cooler.

With the 8 p.m. curfew on hospitality lifted, people are less likely to stay this Saturday night.

But for those who are, here’s the situation for movies on TV tonight.

The Karate Kid – Syfy – 8pm

It’s the remake starring Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith.

The Day After – Film4 – 9pm

Earth is plunged into a new ice age in this film from disaster king Roland Emmerich.

Payback – Classic Turner Movies – 9pm

Mel Gibson wants, you guessed it, revenge.

Happy Gilmore – Comedy Central – 9pm

Adam Sandler stars in this classic sports comedy.

Robin Hood – ITV4 – 9.05

It’s Ridley Scott’s epic take on the legend, starring Russell Crowe and Cate Blanchett.

Transformers – Sky Showcase – 9:30 p.m.

The first decent entry in the long-running sci-fi action saga.

Midway – Channel 4 – 9:30 p.m.

Speaking of Roland Emmerich, he also helms this mediocre WWII epic with a cast that includes Dennis Quaid, Patrick Wilson, and Woody Harrelson.

Darkest Hour – RTÉ2 – 9:30 p.m.

In this disappointing sci-fi, five Moscow youths lead the charge against an alien race that has attacked Earth via our power supply.

Northern Soul – TG4 – 23:05

In this well-narrated British drama, the lives of two young teenagers in the 70s are forever changed by their discovery of American soul music and the dance culture that grew around it in the UK.

The Autopsy of Jane Doe – Film4 – 23:25

In our selection tonight, a team of father and son coroners (Brian Cox, Emile Hirsch) experience supernatural phenomena while examining the body of an unidentified woman.

With its chilling and unique premise, a constant air of unease, and a typically brilliant performance from Cox, The Autopsy of Jane Doe certainly earns its 87% score on Rotten Tomatoes.

American Animals – RTÉ2 – 11:45 p.m.

Barry Keoghan and Evan Peters excel in this documentary/fiction hybrid that tells the true story of four students who plan a robbery of their college library.

Hart’s War – RTÉ One – 11:50 p.m.

Bruce Willis and Colin Farrell star in this thriller set in World War II.

Ronin – ITV4 – 23:50

This ’90s action thriller starring Robert De Niro features some of the best car chases ever filmed.

Gods of Egypt – Channel 4 – 00:15

Gerard Butler and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau star in this critical fantasy epic.

Main image via IFC Films

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