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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 Action Pick

The Equalizer 2

  • RTÉ One at 9.35pm on Wednesday

Source: Sony Pictures Entertainment/YouTube

When his CIA friend is murdered, a former agent sets out to avenge her death and ends up fighting for his own survival.

Your Thriller Pick

Safe House

  • Virgin Media One at 9.30pm on Friday

Source: Movieclips Trailers/YouTube

Yes, this week’s picks are very Denzel Washington heavy, but we won’t be apologising for it. When a CIA safe house is targeted, the house-sitter is left with the dangerous job of moving the criminal they were protecting to another secure location.

Your Sci-Fi Pick


  • FilmFour at 11.05pm on Friday

Source: 20th Century Studios/YouTube

A corporate troubleshooter is sent to a secret location following a disturbing incident involving an artificially-created humanoid called Morgan. She soon realises Morgan is more dangerous than anyone had anticipated.

Your Family-Friendly Pick

Yes Day

  • Netflix from Friday

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Source: Netflix/YouTube

Feeling like they are always saying ‘no’ to their kids and co-workers, Allison and Carlos decide to give their three kids a ‘Yes Day’. For 24 hours the kids make the rules. What could go wrong?

Your Romantic Comedy Pick

Mother’s Day

  • RTÉ 2 at 9.30pm on Saturday

Source: Movieclips Trailers/YouTube

The lives of a group of mothers dealing with their own personal and sometimes chaotic issues are intertwined over the week leading up to Mother’s Day.

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