What's on TV Sunday Night Movies 21 bridges public enemies contagion

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What’s on TV: Sunday movies 1 November – ’21 Bridges’, ‘Contagion’ and more

In tonight’s Sunday movie lineup: Chadwick Boseman in ’21 Bridges’, Johnny Depp in ‘Public Enemies’, and Gwyneth Paltrow in ‘Contagion’.

What's on TV Sunday Night Movies 21 bridges public enemies contagion

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If you need some distraction from the current state of affairs, here are a few suggestions from tonight’s Sunday movie lineup: 21 Bridges, Public Enemies and Contagion.

Turn to M-Net, M-Net Movies 4, and SABC 3.

Sunday movie on M-Net – 21 Bridges’

21 Bridges’ plot

After uncovering a massive conspiracy, an embattled NYPD detective joins a citywide manhunt for two young cop killers. As the night unfolds, he soon becomes unsure of who to pursue and who’s in pursuit of him.

When the search intensifies, authorities decide to take extreme measures by closing all of Manhattan’s 21 bridges to prevent the suspects from escaping.

On air: Sunday, 1 November, 20:05 on M-Net, Channel 101

Watch 21 Bridges’ trailer

Movie cast and characters

  • Chadwick Boseman as Andre Davis
  • Christian Isaiah as young Andre Davis
  • Sienna Miller as Frankie Burns
  • J. K. Simmons as Captain Matt McKenna
  • Stephan James as Michael Trujillo
  • Taylor Kitsch as Ray Jackson
  • Keith David as Deputy Chief Spencer
  • Alexander Siddig as Adi
  • Louis Cancelmi as Bush
  • Victoria Cartagena as Yolanda Bell
  • Gary Carr as Hawk

Sunday movie on M-Net 4 – ‘Public Enemies’

‘Public Enemies’ plot

Depression-era bank robber John Dillinger’s charm and audacity endear him to much of America’s downtrodden public, but he’s also a thorn in the side of J. Edgar Hoover and the fledgling FBI.

Desperate to capture the elusive outlaw, Hoover makes Dillinger his first Public Enemy Number One and assigns his top agent, Melvin Purvis, the task of bringing him in dead or alive.

On air: Sunday, 1 November, 20:00 on M-Net, Channel 108

Watch: ‘Public Enemies’ trailer

Movie cast and characters

  • Johnny Depp as John Dillinger
  • Christian Bale as FBI Special Agent Melvin Purvis
  • Stephen Dorff as Homer Van Meter, one of Dillinger’s associates and a fellow bank robber.
  • Stephen Lang as Texas lawman Charles Winstead, one of the men who shot Dillinger.
  • Michael Bentt as Herbert Youngblood, who helped Dillinger in his Crown Point jailbreak.
  • Stephen Graham as Baby Face Nelson
  • Jason Clarke as Red Hamilton
  • David Wenham as Harry Pierpont
  • Spencer Garrett as Tommy Carroll
  • Christian Stolte as Charles Makley
  • Giovanni Ribisi as Alvin Karpis

Sunday movie on SABC3 – ‘Contagion’

‘Contagion’ plot

When Beth Emhoff returns to Minnesota from a Hong Kong business trip, she attributes the malaise she feels to jet lag. However, two days later, Beth is dead, and doctors tell her shocked husband that they have no idea what killed her.

Soon, many others start to exhibit the same symptoms, and a global pandemic explodes. Doctors try to contain the lethal microbe, but society begins to collapse as the blogger fans the flames of paranoia.

On air: Sunday, 1 November 21:30 on SABC 3

Watch: ‘Contagion’ trailer

Movie cast and characters

  • Marion Cotillard as Dr Leonora Orantes, an epidemiologist with the World Health Organization
  • Matt Damon as Mitch Emhoff
  • Laurence Fishburne as Dr Ellis Cheever
  • Jude Law as Alan Krumwiede
  • Gwyneth Paltrow as Beth Emhoff
  • Kate Winslet as Dr Erin Mears, an Epidemic Intelligence Service officer
  • Bryan Cranston as Rear Admiral Lyle Haggerty, United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps
  • Jennifer Ehle as Dr Ally Hextall, a research scientist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Elliott Gould as Dr Ian Sussman
  • Chin Han as Sun Feng
  • John Hawkes as Roger, CDC custodian and acquaintance of Dr Cheever

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