This Week's Guide to Must-Watch Free TV -- Jan 29, 2021
Your TV Guide to the Week - January 29th, 2021
Length: 1hr 34min
Mood: Action, Crime, Thriller
Directors: Dito Montiel
Starring: Liam Hemsworth, Michael Angarano, Dwayne Johnson
After failing police academy, Chris Potamitis, lands a job as a security guard at Empire State Armored Truck Company. He and his childhood pal then make elaborate plans to rob an armored car. But not only is James Ransone, a veteran NYPD Detective is hot on their trail, local crime bosses also want to know who pulled a job on their turf, or suffer the consequences.
Police Story: Lockdown
Length: 1hr 50min
Mood: Action, Crime, Drama
Director: Sheng Ding
Starring: Jackie Chan, Ye Liu, Tian Jing
Police captain, Zhong Wen, meets his somewhat-estranged daughter, Miao Miao at the nightclub where he discovers that she is dating the Wu Bars proprietor which he disapproves of. When Zhong is jumped and the rest of the patrons are taken hostage inside the nightclub, he must use his skills as a top cop to put an end to a whole night of madness.
Length: 1hr 20min
Mood: Drama, Family, Horror
Directors: Takashi Shimizu
Starring: Leslie Bibb, Ryan Kwanten, Amy Smart
On May 12th, Vista Pacific Flight 7500 departs Los Angeles International Airport bound for Tokyo. The take-off is routine but what transpires over the next ten hours is anything but ordinary. As the overnight flight makes its way over the Pacific Ocean, the passengers encounter what appears to be a supernatural force in the cabin.
Length: 2hr 19min
Director: David Fincher
Starring: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf
An insomniac unnamed narrator needs a fantasy to escape from his deadly boring life. Then, a fateful encounter with a travelling soap salesman, Tyler Durden, changes his life, as for the first time, the bored white-collar worker reconnects with his inner self. Much to his surprise, he finds himself deriving pleasure out of pain through bare-knuckle brawls in the Fight Club, an underground society of men who yearn to free themselves from the fetters of a cruel modern life.
Length: 1hr 30min
Mood: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director: Andrew Fleming
Starring: Evan Rachel Wood, Scott Speedman, J.K. Simmons
The "black sheep" son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who's been raised in isolation her entire life. He takes the naive young woman home for his brother's wedding to convince his family that he's finally straightened out his life. She impresses the family with her genuine, if unstable charm. Along the way they fall into an improbable love
A Monster in Paris
Length: 1hr 30min
Mood: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Director: Bibo Bergeron
Starring: Matthieu Chedid, Vanessa Paradis, Gad Elmaleh
Emile, a shy movie projectionist, and Raoul, a colorful inventor, find themselves embarked on the hunt for a monster terrorizing citizens. They join forces with Lucille, the big-hearted star of the Rare Bird cabaret, an eccentric scientist and his irascible monkey to save the monster, who turns out to be an over-sized but harmless flea, from the city's ruthlessly ambitious police chief.
3rd Rock from the Sun
Mood: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Creators: Bonnie Turner, Terry Turner
Starring: John Lithgow, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston
A group of aliens has come to Earth to learn about its population and customs. To avoid detection, they have taken on human form, giving them human emotions and physical needs. Their leader takes the position of a college professor, their military expert as his sister, their intelligence expert, supposedly the oldest of group, takes the form of his teenage son. The uninhibited reactions turn everyday events into unusual situations.