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Here Are The 11 Best Films On TV Tonight

Here Are The 11 Best Films On TV Tonight

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

Considering it's only Tuesday, there's actually some great movies to be seen this evening, so we've selected the best 11 to watch.

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

Films On TV Tonight

The Simpsons Movie: 7.15pm, Film Four


Year: 2007

Cast:  Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright

Plot: After Homer deliberately pollutes the town's water supply, Springfield is encased in a gigantic dome by the EPA and the family are declared fugitives. (IMDb)

Rating: 88% (Rotten Tomatoes)


Friday Night Lights: 9pm, Sky One


Year: 2004

Cast:  Billy Bob Thornton, Jay Hernandez, Derek Luke

Plot: Based on H.G. Bissinger's book, which profiled the economically depressed town of Odessa, Texas and their heroic high school football team, The Permian High Panthers. (IMDb)

Rating: 81% (Rotten Tomatoes)Set featured image



Jaws: 9pm, ITV Four

Year: 1975

Cast:  Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss


Plot: When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach community, it's up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down. (IMDb)

Rating: 98% (Rotten Tomatoes)


Anger Management: 9pm, Comedy Central


Year: 2003

Cast:  Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler, Marisa Tomei

Plot: Dave Buznik is a businessman who is wrongly sentenced to an anger management program, where he meets an aggressive instructor. (IMDb)

Rating: 42% (Rotten Tomatoes)


The Woman in Black: 9pm, The Horror Channel




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Rating: 67% (Rotten Tomatoes)



Arrival: 9pm, Film Four

Year: 2012

Cast:  Daniel Radcliffe, Janet McTeer, Ciarán Hinds


Plot: A young solicitor travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals. (IMDb)

Rating: 67% (Rotten Tomatoes)


Real Steel: 9pm, Sony Movies


Year: 2011

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly, Dakota Goyo

Plot: In the near future, robot boxing is a top sport. A struggling ex-boxer feels he's found a champion in a discarded robot. (IMDb)

Rating: 60% (Rotten Tomatoes)


Payback: 9.10pm, 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: 54% (Rotten Tomatoes)



Prisoners: 11.20pm, Film Four

Year: 2013

Cast: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis


Plot: When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. (IMDb)

Rating: 80% (Rotten Tomatoes)


Wanted: 11.20pm, ITV Four


Year: 2008

Cast:  Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman

Plot: A frustrated office worker learns that he is the son of a professional assassin and that he shares his father's superhuman killing abilities. (IMDb)

Rating: 71% (Rotten Tomatoes)


Elysium: 11.30pm, Sony Movies


Year: 2013

Cast: Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley

Plot: In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. A man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds. (IMDb)

Rating: 65% (Rotten Tomatoes)


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