Every day we highlight the best movie on TV to make choosing a movie to watch on TV even easier. Some good movies are airing again this week, with our favorite of the week, three-time Oscar winner The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008).
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Today on Net 5 you watch Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) from director Guy Ritchie. In London, Sherlock Holmes (Downey Jr.) now has to do without his partner Dr. John Watson (Jude Law) do. As Holmes traverses a new web of heinous crimes in 1891 Europe, he eventually traces it all back to the evil mastermind James Moriarty.
Three-time Oscar winner The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008) can be seen on Tuesday, with Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett. Benjamin Button was born under unusual circumstances. As an elderly man in a New Orleans nursing home, he lives in reverse. Twelve years after his birth, he meets Daisy, a child who flickers in and out of his life as she grows up to be a dancer.
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Wednesday you watch crime thriller Shot Caller (2017) by Ric Roman Waugh. Jacob lives a good life with a successful career and a loving family. But this is suddenly disrupted when he is sentenced to prison after a catastrophic event. Inside, he quickly learns that he faces a choice to adapt to the harsh conditions of the prison system.
Veronica will broadcast Oscar winner Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) on Thursday. Just two years after the adventures in Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), archaeologist Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) risks his life in search of his missing father, Professor Henry Jones.
The Danish film Den skyltige (2018) can be seen on Canvas on Friday. Asger Holm answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman at the emergency center. When the connection is suddenly broken, the search for the woman and her kidnapper begins. Using the phone as his only resource, Asger races against time to save the endangered woman. The film recently received an American remake on Netflix: The Guilty (2021).
The Terminal (2004) will be broadcast on Saturday, with Tom Hanks. Viktor Navorski, a man from an Eastern European country, arrives in New York. But after he leaves his country, war breaks out. Suddenly Navorski is a man without a country, so he is banned from entering the US. However, he cannot be deported either, so he is told by the security manager to stay at the airport until his status can be established.
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Comedy Central closes out the week with the Oscar-winning comedy-drama Silver Linings Playbook (2012). Pat Solatano (Bradley Cooper) has lost everything: his house, his job and his wife. He is now living with his parents again after spending eight months in a state institution on a plea deal. Pat is determined to rebuild his life, stay positive and reunite with his wife, despite the challenging circumstances of their divorce. When Pat meets Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence), a mysterious girl with her own problems, things get complicated.
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