Here Are The 8 Best Films On TV Tonight

Here Are The 8 Best Films On TV Tonight
By Sean Power
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We have again trawled through the listings to pick the best films on TV tonight for you.

It's quality over quantity this evening, but we've still managed to find eight movies we think you'll enjoy.

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


Films On TV

Apollo 13: 8pm, ITV Four

Year: 1995

Cast:  Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon


Plot: NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy. (IMDb)

Rating: 96% (Rotten Tomatoes)



The Reef: 9pm, The Horror Channel

Year: 2010

Cast: Damian Walshe-Howling, Gyton Grantley, Adrienne Pickering


Plot: A great white shark hunts the crew of a capsized sailboat along the Great Barrier Reef. (IMDb)

Rating: 79% (Rotten Tomatoes)



Born on the Fourth of July: 9pm, Sky Atlantic

Year: 1989

Cast:  Tom Cruise, Bryan Larkin, Raymond J. Barry


Plot: The biography of Ron Kovic. Paralyzed in the Vietnam war, he becomes an anti-war and pro-human rights political activist after feeling betrayed by the country he fought for. (IMDb)

Rating: 85% (Rotten Tomatoes)



American Made: 9pm, Film Four

Year: 2017

Cast:  Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright

Plot: The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair. (IMDb)


Rating: 86% (Rotten Tomatoes)


Pitch Black: 9pm, Sony Movies

Year: 2000

Cast:  Radha Mitchell, Cole Hauser, Vin Diesel

Plot: A commercial transport ship and its crew are marooned on a planet full of bloodthirsty creatures that only come out to feast at night. But then, they learn that a month-long eclipse is about to occur. (IMDb)

Rating: 59% (Rotten Tomatoes)


The Pact: 10.45pm, The Horror Channel

Year: 2012

Cast: Caity Lotz, Casper Van Dien, Mark Steger

Plot: As a woman struggles to come to grips with her past in the wake of her mother's death and the disappearance of her sister, an unsettling presence emerges in her childhood home. (IMDb)

Rating: 66% (Rotten Tomatoes)


The Enforcer: 11.10pm, TCM

Year: 1976

Cast: Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino

Plot: San Francisco Inspector "Dirty" Harry Callahan (Clint Eastwood) must foil a terrorist organization made up of disgruntled Vietnam veterans. But this time, he's teamed with female partner Inspector Kate Moore (Tyne Daly), with whom he's not too excited to be working. (IMDb)

Rating: 79% (Rotten Tomatoes)


The Fisher King: 11.45pm, Sony Movies Classic

Year: 1991

Cast:  Jeff Bridges, Robin Williams, Adam Bryant

Plot: A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake. (IMDb)

Rating: 83% (Rotten Tomatoes)


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