9 Of The Best Films On TV Tonight

9 Of The Best Films On TV Tonight
Sean Power
By Sean Power
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We've searched through the listings to find the best films on TV tonight for you to enjoy.

Today there are eight great movies across a range of genres, which should keep you entertained for the evening.

As usual, all of these films are available on non-subscription channels, though may not be on all platforms.

Films On TV

X-Men 2: 6.25pm, Film Four

Year: 2003

Cast: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry

Plot: When anti-mutant Colonel William Stryker kidnaps Professor X and attacks his school, the X-Men must ally with their archenemy Magneto to stop him. (IMDb)


Rating: 85% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Lucy: 9pm, Film Four

Year: 2014


Cast:  Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Min-sik Choi

Plot: A woman, accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic. (IMDb)

Rating: 67% (Rotten Tomatoes)


Lake Placid: 9pm, The Horror Channel

Year: 1999

Cast: Bridget Fonda, Bill Pullman, Oliver Platt


Plot: Three people attempt to stop a gigantic crocodile, who is terrorizing residents in Black Lake, Maine. (IMDb)

Rating: 46% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Payback: 9pm, TCM

Year: 1999

Cast: Mel Gibson, Gregg Henry, Maria Bello

Plot: After a successful heist, Porter is left for dead. Once he recovers, he seeks vengeance and wants his share of the money. (IMDb)


Rating: 55% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Wall Street: 10pm, Sony Movies Classic


Year: 1987

Cast: Charlie Sheen, Michael Douglas, Tamara Tunie

Plot: A young and impatient stockbroker is willing to do anything to get to the top, including trading on illegal inside information taken through a ruthless and greedy corporate raider who takes the youth under his wing. (IMDb)

Rating: 78% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Christine: 10.35pm, The Horror Channel

Year: 1983

Cast: Keith Gordon, John Stockwell, Alexandra Paul

Plot: A nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own and his nature starts to change to reflect it. (IMDb)

Rating: 69% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Reservoir Dogs: 10.45pm, Film Four

Year: 1992

Cast:  Harvey Keitel, Tim Roth, Michael Madsen

Plot: When a simple jewelry heist goes horribly wrong, the surviving criminals begin to suspect that one of them is a police informant. (IMDb)

Rating: 92% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Fury: 11pm, ITV Four


Cast: Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman

Plot: A grizzled tank commander makes tough decisions as he and his crew fight their way across Germany in April, 1945. (IMDb)

Rating: 76% (Rotten Tomatoes)

The Fog: 11.10pm, TCM

Year: 1980

Cast: Adrienne Barbeau, Jamie Lee Curtis, Janet Leigh

Plot: An unearthly fog rolls into a small coastal town exactly 100 years after a ship mysteriously sank in its waters. (IMDb)

Rating: 74% (Rotten Tomatoes)

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