No sport, nowhere to go - these are Sundays that are made for posting up in the sitting room with ample supplies of tea and junk food, and watching a good movie.
At this stage, you may have stretched your Netflix subscription to the limit and finding that hidden gem has become a lot harder than it used to me. Luckily, we still have good old fashioned television to keep you amused. And there is a great selection of films ready for you to watch this Sunday. Here are some of the best:
Groundhog Day: Sony Movie Channel +1, 2.40PM
Cast: Billy Murray, Andie McDowell
Plot: A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again. (IMDB)
Rating: 96% (Rotten Tomatoes)
Bill Murray at his absolute apex completely carries this film which has found its way into every day vernacular.
Battle of the Bulge: ITV4, 3.45PM
Cast: Robert Shaw, Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Telly Savalas, Charles Bronson
Plot: A dramatization of Nazi Germany's final Western Front counterattack of World War II. (IMDB)
Rating: 57% (Rotten Tomatoes)
A Sunday afternoon war flick, perfect.
Independence Day: E4, 5.10PM
Cast: Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldlum
Plot: The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive. (IMDB)
Rating: 65% (Rotten Tomatoes)
Who cares about the rating? This is aliens invading earth. It's perfect Sunday evening viewing.
Pulp Fiction: Sony Movie Channel, 8.00PM
Cast: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis
Plot: The lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster and his wife, and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption. (IMDB)
Rating: 92% (Rotten Tomatoes)
Tarantino's masterpiece needs no explanation or reviews. But it's always worth a rewatch!
Rain Man: BBC One, 9.30PM
Cast: Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman
Plot: Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country. (IMDB)
Rating: 90% (Rotten Tomatoes)
Barry Levinson's film is funnier than you probably remember it, as well as obviously hitting us right in the feels on a regular basis.
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Cast: Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman
Plot: A growing nation of genetically evolved apes led by Caesar is threatened by a band of human survivors of the devastating virus unleashed a decade earlier. (IMDB)
Rating: 91% (Rotten Tomatoes)
The second installment of the recent Planet of the Apes trilogy is probably the best of the three.