Here Are 14 Of The Best Films On TV Today & Tonight

Here Are 14 Of The Best Films On TV Today & Tonight
By Sean Power
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After searching through the TV guides, we have a long list of entertaining films on TV today and tonight for you to enjoy.

We have selected 14 great movies across a range of genres, which should keep you entertained from the morning until the late night.

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

Films On TV

Into the Woods: 6.35pm, RTE One

Year: 2014

Cast: Anna Kendrick, Meryl Streep, Chris Pine

Plot: A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree. (IMDb)


Rating: 71% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Shanghai Knights: 6.45pm, Sony Movies

Year: 2003


Cast: Jackie Chan, Owen Wilson, Fann Wong

Plot: When a Chinese rebel murders Chon's estranged father and escapes to England, Chon and Roy make their way to London with revenge on their minds. (IMDb)

Rating: 66% (Rotten Tomatoes)


Puss in Boots: 7.10pm, E4

Year: 2011

Cast: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Zach Galifianakis


Plot: An outlaw cat, his childhood egg-friend and a seductive thief kitty set out in search for the eggs of the fabled Golden Goose to clear his name, restore his lost honor and regain the trust of his mother and town. (IMDb)

Rating: 86% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Sherlock Holmes: 8pm, TCM


Year: 2009

Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Rachel McAdams

Plot: Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England. (IMDb)


Rating: 69% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Spectre: 8.30pm , UTV

Year: 2015

Cast: Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux

Plot: A cryptic message from James Bond's past sends him on a trail to uncover the existence of a sinister organisation named SPECTRE. With a new threat dawning, Bond learns the terrible truth about the author of all his pain in his most recent missions. (IMDb)

Rating: 63% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Die Hard 2: 9pm, Sony Movies

Year: 1990

Cast: Bruce Willis, William Atherton, Bonnie Bedelia

Plot: John McClane attempts to avert disaster as rogue military operatives seize control of Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C. (IMDb)

Rating: 68% (Rotten Tomatoes)

The Wolverine: 9pm, E4

Year: 2013

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Will Yun Lee, Tao Okamoto


Plot: Wolverine comes to Japan to meet an old friend whose life he saved years ago, and gets embroiled in a conspiracy involving yakuza and mutants. (IMDb)

Rating: 71% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Viceroy's House: 9.20pm, RTE One

Year: 2017

Cast: Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson, Manish Dayal

Plot: The final Viceroy of India, Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (Hugh Bonneville), is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change. (IMDb)

Rating: % (Rotten Tomatoes)

Tremors: 9.45pm, ITV Four

Year: 1990

Cast: Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter

Plot: Natives of a small isolated town defend themselves against strange underground creatures which are killing them one by one. (IMDb)

Rating: 88% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Shopgirl: 10.05pm, TG4

Year: 2005

Cast:  Steve Martin, Claire Danes, Jason Schwartzman

Plot: A film adaptation of Steve Martin's novel about a complex love triangle between a bored salesgirl, a wealthy businessman and an aimless young man. (IMDb)

Rating: 60% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Women In Love: 10.10pm, Sony Movies Classic

Year: 1969

Cast: Alan Bates, Oliver Reed, Glenda Jackson

Plot: Two best friends fall in love with a pair of women, but the relationships soon go in very different directions. (IMDb)

Rating: 81% (Rotten Tomatoes)

It Came From The Desert: 10.55pm, The Horror Channel

Year: 2017

Cast: Harry Lister Smith, Alex Mills, Vanessa Grasse

Plot: A pulpy, action monster movie, inspired by Cinemaware's cult 1980s video game "It Came from the Desert". A nostalgic tribute to creature features from the 1950's, It Came From The Desert features rival motocross heroes and heroines, kegger parties in the desert, secret underground military bases, romantic insecurities...and of course giant ants. (IMDb)

Rating: 60% (Rotten Tomatoes)

True Romance: 11.25pm, Sony Movies

Year: 1993

Cast: Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Dennis Hopper

Plot: In Detroit, a lonely pop culture geek marries a call girl, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood. Meanwhile, the owners of the cocaine, the Mob, track them down in an attempt to reclaim it.(IMDb)

Rating: 93% (Rotten Tomatoes)

The Big Lebowski: 11.50pm, Sky Comedy

Year: 1988

Cast: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore

Plot: Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire of the same name, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it. (IMDb)

Rating: 83% (Rotten Tomatoes)

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