6 films on TV and Netflix that are perfect for Sunday night viewing 5 years ago

6 films on TV and Netflix that are perfect for Sunday night viewing

We all know the drill.

Sunday evenings are both the best and worst time of the week.

But there is one surefire way to make it a whole lot more bearable - sitting down with a cup of tea and enjoying a good movie.

Yes, tonight's the night to enjoy a decent flick in front of the fire, but with so many things to choose from, you can spend the majority of the night searching for the right one.

Well, we've done some of the hard work for you and had a look at both the TV guide and Netflix's new-in list and found some super movies to consider.

Here are six films to choose from.


1. Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy – 9.15pm, TV3

Plot: The chauvinistic host of a top-rated news program in 1970s San Diego fights for his status and job security when both are threatened by the arrival of an ambitious female reporter, whose determination to become a newsreader leads to a bitter battle of the sexes.


2. The Detonator – 9pm, Syfy

Plot: The CIA assigns an undercover agent on a perilous mission to escort a Russian informant from Poland to New York. The Danger lies in a sinister cartel of Romanian gun-runners which is targeting the woman and scheming to acquire a nuclear bomb.

3. Grown Ups – 9pm, Comedy Central

Plot: Five friends reunite for the funeral of their high-school basketball coach. However, when they discover they have all acquired the problems and responsibilities that come with adulthood they decide to spend a weekend at a lake house in a bid to recapture their childhood.

4. The BFG - Netflix

Plot: A little orphan meets up with a kind giant who’s supposed to eat her but instead protects her from some truly horrible giants who terrorise them both.

5. The Danish Girl - Netflix

Plot: In 1920s Denmark, married artists embark on a journey of unconditional love when the husband announces his intentions to live life as a woman.

6. Their Finest - Netflix

Plot: With public morale in wartime Britain at an all-time low, an ex-secretary is hired to write feminine flair into a propaganda film.