There are many movies on television on this holiday Monday.
As the weekend of public holidays and the sunny weather Ireland has been enjoying for the past few days draw to a close, people may feel a little blue.
Even so, there are plenty of good movies on TV tonight that could help lift people’s spirits.
Check the options below.
Hummel – Film Four – 6.45pm
A robot superhero, a Transformers spin-off from the 1980s, is found in a junkyard by a teenager (Hailee Steinfeld).
John Cena stars in Bumblebee, which is considered the best in its franchise.
Jack Reacher – ITV4 – 9 p.m.
In this adaptation of a Lee Child novel, Tom Cruise plays a drifter and ex-Army cop who is involved in an investigation into a series of murders.
With a charismatic twist from Cruise, the legendary German filmmaker Werner Herzog, who chews the scenery as the villain of the play and a winding plot, Jack Reacher is worth the viewer’s time.
Men in Black – Sky One – 9 p.m.
In this sci-fi comedy classic, a police officer (Will Smith) joins a secret organization that oversees and monitors extraterrestrial interactions on Earth.
Tigerland – Turner Classic Movies – 9 p.m.
One of Colin Farrell’s earliest roles, he plays a conscript who speaks out against the Vietnam War, which is trained in the US before being deployed.
Skyscraper – RTÉ One – 9.30 p.m.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson plays a security expert who has to infiltrate a burning skyscraper 225 stories above the ground when his family is held captive by criminals.
First man – TG4 – 9:50 p.m.
First Man, who collaborates with filmmaker Damien Chazelle with Ryan Gosling after the success of La La Land, explores the life of astronaut Neil Armstrong and the legendary space mission that made him the first man on the moon.
Safe – Syfy – 10 p.m.
A young girl whose memory contains an invaluable numerical code is being persecuted by the triads, the Russian mob and corrupt police officers in New York.
To her help comes an ex-cage fighter (Jason Statham), whose life was destroyed by the gangsters on the girl’s trail.