Here are all of the best movies on TV on Stephen's Day 3 months ago

Here are all of the best movies on TV on Stephen's Day

The post-Christmas lull is officially here.

And after the excitement of the big day yesterday, we will readily admit it: the idea of curling up on the couch to watch a good movie is very tempting.


Even moreso as it gives us an excuse to stay in our PJs all day - after all, 'tis the season for it.

But if you're wondering what movies are on TV today, don't worry - we've got you covered.

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, 8.55am on BBC One

The Madagascar animals fly back to New York City, but crash-land on an African nature reserve, where they meet others of their own kind, and Alex especially discovers his royal heritage as prince of a lion pride.

Madagascar, 9.05am on RTÉ 2

A group of animals who have spent all their life in a New York zoo end up in the jungles of Madagascar, and must adjust to living in the wild.

Some Like It Hot, 9.15am on RTÉ One


After two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.

Matilda, 11.05am on RTÉ 2

Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable.

A Wrinkle In Time, 11.25am on RTÉ One


After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him.

Brave, 1.20pm on BBC One

Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery and her archery skills to undo a beastly curse.

Angela's Christmas Wish, 1.25pm on RTÉ One


A sequel to the much loved Angela's Christmas, Angela's Christmas Wish is a heart-warming tale of a determined little girl who sets out to reunite her family in time for Christmas.

Minions, 2.20pm on RTÉ One

Minions Stuart, Kevin, and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a supervillain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world.

The Princess Bride, 2.45pm on Comedy Central


While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate who encounters numerous obstacles, enemies and allies in his quest to be reunited with his true love.

Cinderella, 2.50pm on BBC Two

When her father unexpectedly dies, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her scheming stepsisters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger.

Home Alone 3, 2.55pm on C4

Alex Pruitt, an 8-year-old boy living in Chicago, must fend off international spies who seek a top-secret computer chip in his toy car.

Frozen, 4pm on RTÉ One

When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister Anna teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.

Dumb and Dumber, 4.50pm on Comedy Central

After a woman leaves a briefcase at the airport terminal, a dumb limo driver and his dumber friend set out on a hilarious cross-country road trip to Aspen to return it.

Groundhog Day, 5pm on GOLD

A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again.

Grease, 5pm on BBC One

Good girl Sandy Olsson and greaser Danny Zuko fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?


Raiders of the Lost Ark, 6.05pm on RTÉ 2

In 1936, archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis can obtain its powers.

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, 6.25pm on RTÉ One

When the island's dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event.

Dolittle, 6.40pm on Sky One

A physician who can talk to animals embarks on an adventure to find a legendary island with a young apprentice and a crew of strange pets.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society, 6.40pm on BBC Two

In the aftermath of World War II, a writer forms an unexpected bond with the residents of Guernsey Island when she decides to write a book about their experiences during the war.

Hidden Figures, 6.40pm on C4

The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program.

Dunkirk, 9.05pm on BBC One

Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France are surrounded by the German Army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

The Italian Job, 9.30pm on VM1

After being betrayed and left for dead in Italy, Charlie Croker and his team plan an elaborate gold heist against their former ally.

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, 9.45pm on RTÉ One

Five years after the events of Mamma Mia!, Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past.

Dublin Oldschool, 9.45pm on RTÉ 2

Over a drug-fuelled weekend in Dublin, Jason reconnects with his estranged brother, a recovering addict living on the streets.

The Holiday, 10.45pm on UTV

Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other's countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.

Angels & Demons, 11.55pm on RTÉ One

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works with a nuclear physicist to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican during one of the significant events within the church.