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Screen Watch: Your guide to the best TV movies this week

Here are our picks of movies on TV this week.

WE’VE BEEN SIFTING through the movie options available to watch on TV and streaming services over the week.

Your Sci-fi Pick

Maze Runner: The Death Cure

  • Film Four at 9pm on Tuesday

Source: 20th Century Studios/YouTube

In the final part of the Maze Runner trilogy, Thomas leads his group of escaped Gladers on their most dangerous mission yet. To save their friends, they must break into the Last City, a WCKD-controlled labyrinth that may turn out to be the deadliest maze of all.

Your Real-Life Prank Comedy Pick

Bad Trip

  • Netflix from Friday

Source: Netflix/YouTube

From one of the guys that brought you Jackass and Bad Grandpa, this hidden camera comedy follows two best friends as they go on a cross-country road trip full of pranks that pull a real-life audience into the mayhem. 

Your Drama Pick

The Promise

  • RTÉ 2 at 10pm on Friday

Source: Movieclips Trailers/YouTube

It’s the last days of the Ottoman Empire and Ana finds herself caught in a love triangle with a brilliant medical student and a renowned American journalist.

Your Family-Friendly 19th Century Adventure Pick

The Secret of Moonacre

  • RTÉ 2 at 2pm on Saturday

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Source: DavisFilmsProduction/YouTube

When she moves into her uncle’s mansion, Maria realises the place is cursed and it is up to her break the curse before it is too late.

Your Action In Space Pick


  • Channel 4 at 9pm on Saturday

Source: Sony Pictures Entertainment/YouTube

Onboard a spaceship transporting them to a new life on another planet, two passengers wake in their hibernation pods 90 years before they reach their final destination.

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