This Week's Guide to Must-Watch Free TV -- Apr 29, 2022
Your TV Guide to the Week - April 29th, 2022
Length: 1hr 46min
Mood: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Starring: Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, Robin Wright Penn
Engulfed in perpetual sadness, David Dunn emerges unscathed from a devastating train crash that claimed the lives of 131 passengers. Before long, Dunn's polar opposite, Elijah Price, approaches the tragedy's sole survivor, utterly convinced that luck had nothing to do with his miraculous survival; moreover, the mysterious stranger has a preposterous theory which explains the condition of the man whose bones never break. Above all, if there's a connection between Price and Dunn, is David, indeed, "unbreakable"?
Length: 1hr 54min
Mood: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Director: David Fincher
Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Charles S. Dutton, Charles Dance
Ellen Ripley is the only survivor when she crash lands on Fiorina 161, a bleak wasteland inhabited by former inmates of the planet's maximum security prison. Once again, Ripley must face skepticism and the alien as it hunts down the prisoners and guards. Without weapons or modern technology of any kind, Ripley leads the men into battle against the terrifying creature.
Length: 1hr 47min
Mood: Action, Adventure, Horror
Director: Paul W.S. Anderson
Starring: Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg
It's the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their 17th-century villa in Lombardy, Italy. He soon meets Oliver, a handsome doctoral student who's working as an intern for Elio's father. Amid the sun-drenched splendor of their surroundings, Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.
Length: 1hr 24min
Director: Sam Miller
Starring: Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson, Leslie Bibb
A lonely mother invites a handsome car-accident victim into her home. Desperate for a little attention, she doesn't realize she's entertaining a sociopathic, yet charming, escaped convict. In one terrifying night her life completely changes as she fights for her own life and the lives of her children.
Length: 1hr 37min
Mood: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Director: Andrew Dominik
Starring: Brad Pitt, Scoot McNairy, Ben Mendelsohn
Livid over the fact that three low-level thieves have crashed the entire underworld economy, the mob's top brass hires Jackie Cogan to see that the bandits pay for their crime. The closer Cogan gets to his target, however, the more he finds his mission complicated by an alcoholic hit man who's well past his prime, incompetent gangsters, and the playboy host of the inauspicious game.
Length: 1hr 37mins
Mood: Crime, Comedy, Family
Director: Bob Clark
Starring: Kathleen Turner, Christopher Lloyd, Kim Cattrall
BabyCo is the world's leading manufacturer in baby products. However, what the public doesn't know, is that Dr Kinder and Dr Heep, two of its most brilliant scientists, are tirelessly working in complete secrecy to crack the indecipherable code to "baby talk": a highly sophisticated language, and the key to the secrets of the universe. But, before long, problems arise when mischievous Sly, the smartest of the toddlers, escapes confinement, bent on uniting all babies to help free the ones trapped in the laboratory. Now, Dr. Kinder and Dr. Heep must find Sly before it is too late. But, can they outsmart the baby geniuses?
Length: 1hr 46mins
Mood: Drama, Family, Comedy
Director: Wayne Wang
Starring: Jeff Daniels, Cicely Tyson, Dave Matthews
A 10-year-old girl, abandoned by her mother when she was three, moves to a small town in Florida with her father, a preacher. While there, she adopts a stray dog whom she names after the local supermarket where he was found. With her goofy pooch by her side, she meets an eclectic group of townspeople and rekindles an almost lost relationship with her father.
Mood: Crime, Drama, Musical
Creators: Russel Friend, Garrett Lerner, Caleb Ranson
Starring: James Wolk, Natalie Martinez, Elizabeth Lail
Centers on Joe Kimbreau as he makes a pivotal, life-changing decision at his college graduation and follows him on three parallel timelines: as a police officer, as a music star, and as a nurse.