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Here Are 8 Of The Best Films On TV Tonight

Here Are 8 Of The Best Films On TV Tonight

After searching through the listings, we have found eight of the best films on TV tonight for you to enjoy.

There's a comedy starring Tom Hanks, a Saoirse Ronan action flick, and a comedy-drama starring Bill Murray among our selections this evening. As usual, all of these films are available on non-subscription channels, though may not be on all platforms.

Films On TV

Almost Famous: 9pm, Sony Movies

Year: 2000


Cast: Billy Crudup, Patrick Fugit, Kate Hudson

Plot: A high-school boy is given the chance to write a story for Rolling Stone Magazine about an up-and-coming rock band as he accompanies them on their concert tour. (IMDb)

Rating: 89% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Westworld: 9pm, TCM


Year: 1973

Cast: Yul Brynner, Richard Benjamin, James Brolin

Plot: A robot malfunction creates havoc and terror for unsuspecting vacationers at a futuristic, adult-themed amusement park. (IMDb)

Rating: 87% (Rotten Tomatoes)

The 'Burbs: 9pm, Sky Comedy


Year: 1989

Cast: Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher

Plot: An overstressed suburbanite and his neighbors are convinced that the new family on the block are part of a murderous Satanic cult. (IMDb)

Rating: 53% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Hanna: 10pm, Sky One


Year: 2011

Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana

Plot: A sixteen-year-old girl who was raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe, tracked by a ruthless intelligence agent and her operatives. (IMDb)

Rating: 71% (Rotten Tomatoes)


Bullitt: 10pm, ITV Four

Year: 1968

Cast: Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bisset, Robert Vaughn

Plot: An all guts, no glory San Francisco cop becomes determined to find the underworld kingpin that killed the witness in his protection. (IMDb)


Rating: 97% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Viral: 10.50pm, The Horror Channel

Year: 2016

Cast: Sofia Black-D'Elia, Analeigh Tipton, Travis Tope


Plot: Following the outbreak of a virus that wipes out the majority of the human population, a young woman documents her family's new life in quarantine and tries to protect her infected sister. (IMDb)

Rating: 50% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Charley Varrick: 10.55pm, TCM

Year: 1973


Cast: Walter Matthau, Joe Don Baker, Felicia Farr

Plot: A man, his wife, and their friend, stage a bloody bank robbery, unaware they are stealing money from the Mob. (IMDb)

Rating: 82% (Rotten Tomatoes)

St Vincent: 11.45pm, Film Four


Year: 2014

Cast: Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy, Naomi Watts

Plot: A young boy whose parents have just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic war veteran who lives next door. (IMDb)

Rating: 77% (Rotten Tomatoes)

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