Here Are 9 Of The Best Films On TV Tonight

Here Are 9 Of The Best Films On TV Tonight
Sean Power
By Sean Power
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After searching through the listings, we have chosen 11 of the best films on TV tonight for your entertainment.

There's a drama movie starring Benedict Cumberbatch, a Tom Hanks crime film, and an action-comedy starring Chloë Grace Moret among our selections for this evening.

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

Films On TV

The Imitation Game: 6.45pm, Film Four

Year: 2014

Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode

Plot: During World War II, the English mathematical genius Alan Turing tries to crack the German Enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians. (IMDb)


Rating: 90% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Charlie Wilson's War: 9pm, Sky Atlantic

Year: 2007


Cast: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Plot: A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects. (IMDb)

Rating: 82% (Rotten Tomatoes)


To Sir, with Love: 9pm, Sony Movies Classic

Year: 1967

Cast: Sidney Poitier, Judy Geeson, Christian Roberts


Plot: Idealistic engineer-trainee and his experiences in teaching a group of rambunctious white high school students from the slums of London's East End. (IMDb)

Rating: 89% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Kick-Ass: 9pm, Comedy Central

Year: 2010

Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moret

Plot: Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a superhero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so. (IMDb)


Rating: 76% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Face/Off: 9pm, Sony Movies


Year: 1997

Cast: John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, Joan Allen

Plot: In order to foil a terrorist plot, an FBI agent undergoes facial transplant surgery and assumes the identity of a criminal mastermind, who murdered his only son. The plan turns sour when the criminal wakes up prematurely and seeks revenge. (IMDb)

Rating: 92% (Rotten Tomatoes)

The Green Mile: 9pm, Film Four

Year: 1999

Cast: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse

Plot: The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift. (IMDb)

Rating: 78% (Rotten Tomatoes)

The Fugitive: 9pm, TCM

Year: 1993

Cast: Harrison Ford, Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward

Plot: Dr. Richard Kimble, unjustly accused of murdering his wife, must find the real killer while being the target of a nationwide manhunt led by a seasoned U.S. Marshal. (IMDb)

Rating: 96% (Rotten Tomatoes)

The Nice Guys: 11pm, ITV Four

Year: 2016

Cast: Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling, Angourie Rice

Plot: In 1970s Los Angeles, a mismatched pair of private eyes investigate a missing girl and the mysterious death of a porn star. (IMDb)

Rating: 92% (Rotten Tomatoes)

The French Lieutenant's Woman: 11.10pm, Sony Movies Classic

Year: 1981

Cast: Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons, Hilton McRae

Plot: Wife and husband, both actors, play a couple in love from the Victorian era. Soon they begin to feel that fiction interweaves into reality. (IMDb)

Rating: 78% (Rotten Tomatoes)

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