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The best of the DIRECTV primetime lineup

People who require regular explosions or firefights from their movies might do better to watch one of the double-starred, recently chosen films from the

Also Ran section.

Today’s Number One Film:

Picture courtesy IMDBThe Boys from Brazil, 9pm Sundance TV. Watch this if you liked Marathon Man, The Eagle Has Landed or The Manchurian Candidate. Though it can’t help appearing dated – the colour of blood spilled is that bright red paint that seemed to have been blended for horrors at Hammer Studios – this remains a terrific film.

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