Here Are The 8 Best Films On TV Tonight

Here Are The 8 Best Films On TV Tonight
By Ryan Carrick Updated

Every day here on The Rewind, we root through the TV listings to find the best films on TV tonight. We have searched the best and worst of the TV listings, just for you.

Today, we have picked eight of the best films on TV tonight. Today's choices come from a variety of different genres, with some real classics in there. Pele makes an appearance in Escape to Victory, which is certainly worth tuning in for.

As usual, all of these movies are free to watch on non-subscription channels but they may not be available on all platforms. So, have a look and pick out a couple of films on TV tonight to keep you occupied this evening.

Films on TV Tonight

Life of Pi: 6.35pm, Film4

Year: 2012

Cast: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Adil Hussain

Plot: A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger. (IMDb)


Rating: 87%

Escape to Victory: 6.40pm, TCM

Year: 1981


Cast: Michael Caine, Sylvester Stallone, Pelé

Plot: As allied P.O.W.s prepare for a soccer game against the German National Team to be played in Nazi-occupied Paris, the French Resistance and British officers are making plans for the team's escape. (IMDb)

Rating: 63%


The Inbetweeners 2: 9pm, E4

Year: 2014

Cast:  Simon Bird, James Buckley, Blake Harrison


Plot: Jay, Neil, Simon, and Will reunite in Australia for a holiday. (IMDb)

Rating: 68%

Alien: Covenant: 9pm, Film4


Year: 2017

Cast:  Michael Fassbender, Katherine Waterston, Billy Crudup

Plot: The crew of a colony ship, bound for a remote planet, discover an uncharted paradise with a threat beyond their imagination, and must attempt a harrowing escape. (IMDb)


Rating: 65%

Absolute Power: 9pm, TCM

Year: 1997

Cast:  Clint Eastwood, Gene Hackman, Ed Harris

Plot: Career thief Luther Whitney (Clint Eastwood) witnesses a horrific crime involving U.S. President Alan Richmond (Gene Hackman). (IMDb)

Rating: 57%

The Day of the Jackal: 9pm, True Movies

Year: 1973

Cast: Edward Fox, Terence Alexander, Michel Auclair

Plot: A professional assassin codenamed "Jackal" plots to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France. (IMDb)

Rating: 89%

Thelma & Louise: 11.05pm, Channel 5

Year: 1991

Cast:  Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel

Plot: Two best friends set out on an adventure, but it soon turns around to a terrifying escape from being hunted by the police, as these two girls escape for the crimes they committed. (IMDb)

Rating: 84%

21 Grams: 111.20pm, Sony Movie Channel

Year: 2003

Cast: Sean Penn, Benicio Del Toro, Naomi Watts

Plot: A freak accident brings together a critically ill mathematician, a grieving mother, and a born-again ex-con. (IMDb)

Rating: 80%

So, these are eight of the best films on TV tonight. Enjoy!

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