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Here Are The 8 Best Films On TV Tonight

Here Are The 8 Best Films On TV Tonight

With the long weekend here, plenty of people are looking to unwind after a few hectic days.

Every day, here on The Rewind, we look through the TV listings to find the best films on TV today. We have had a root through the good and the bad in search of some decent entertainment. On that note, here are the best films on TV this Saturday.

Chicken Run, 16:50 on ITV2

Cast: Voices of Mel Gibson, Miranda Richardson, Tony Haygarth, Julia Sawalha, Timothy Spall

Plot: When a cockerel apparently flies into a chicken farm, the chickens see him as an opportunity to escape their evil owners.

Rating: 97% on Rotten Tomatoes


Ice Age, 19:25 on E4

Cast: Voices of Ray Romano, Jack Black, John Leguizamo, Alan Tudyk, Cedric the Entertainer, and more

Plot: Set during the Ice Age, a sabertooth tiger, a sloth, and a wooly mammoth find a lost human infant, and they try to return him to his tribe (IMDB)

Rating: 77% on Rotten Tomatoes


Let Me In, 21:00 on Horror Channel

Cast: Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloë Grace Moretz, Richard Jenkins

Plot: A bullied young boy befriends a young female vampire who lives in secrecy with her guardian (IMDB)

Rating: 88% on Rotten Tomatoes


Skyfall, 21:15 on RTÉ1

Cast: Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Naomi Harris, Ralph Fiennes

Plot: James Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. When MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost (IMDB)

Rating: 92% on Rotten Tomatoes


Gone Girl, 21:00 on Channel 4

Cast: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris

Plot: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent (IMDB).

Rating: 87% on Rotten Tomatoes


Boogie Nights, 22:00 on TG4

Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Burt Reynolds, Julianne Moore

Plot: The story of a young man's adventures in the California pornography industry of the late 1970s and early 1980s (IMDB).

Rating: 93% on Rotten Tomatoes


Apocalypse Now: The Final Cut, 22:00 on BBC2

Cast: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest, Laurence Fishburne

Plot: A U.S. Army officer serving in Vietnam is tasked with assassinating a renegade Special Forces Colonel who sees himself as a god (IMDB)

Rating: 98% on Rotten Tomatoes


Crank, 22:00 on Sky One

Cast: Jason Statham, Amy Smart, Jose Pablo Cantillo.

Plot: Professional assassin Chev Chelios learns his rival has injected him with a poison that will kill him if his heart rate drops (IMDB)

Rating: 61% on Rotten Tomatoes

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Paul Moore

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