Here Are The 7 Best Films On TV Tonight

Here Are The 7 Best Films On TV Tonight
Sean Power
By Sean Power
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After searching through the listings, we've narrowed it down to the  seven best films on tv tonight for you to enjoy.

For tonight's selection, along with a couple of modern films, there are five fantastic flicks with release dates ranging between 1986 and 2001.

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

Films On TV Tonight

A Beautiful Mind: 6.10pm, Film Four

Year: 2001

Cast: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly

Plot: After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish. (IMDb)


Rating: 74%(Rotten Tomatoes)


The Cable Guy: 7.05pm, Sony Movies

Year: 1996

Cast: Jim Carrey, Matthew Broderick, Leslie Mann

Plot: A lonely and mentally disturbed cable guy raised on television just wants a new friend, but his target, a designer, rejects him, with bad consequences. (IMDb)


Rating: 54%(Rotten Tomatoes)


The Martian: 9pm, Film Four

Year: 2015

Cast: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig

Plot: An astronaut becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must rely on his ingenuity to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. (IMDb)


Rating: 91%(Rotten Tomatoes)


Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery: 9pm, Sony Movies Classic

Year: 1997


Cast: Mike Myers, Elizabeth Hurley, Michael York

Plot: A 1960s secret agent is brought out of cryofreeze to oppose his greatest enemy in the 1990s, where his social attitudes are glaringly out of place. (IMDb)

Rating: 71%(Rotten Tomatoes)


Homefront: 9pm, Sony Movies

Year: 2013

Cast: Jason Statham, James Franco, Winona Ryder

Plot: A former DEA agent moves his family to a quiet town, where he soon tangles with a local meth druglord. (IMDb)

Rating: 43%(Rotten Tomatoes)


Manhunter: 9pm, Sky Atlantic

Year: 1986

Cast: William Petersen, Kim Greist, Joan Allen

Plot: Former F.B.I. profiler Will Graham (William Petersen) returns to service to pursue a deranged serial killer named "the Tooth Fairy" (Tom Noonan) by the media (IMDb)

Rating: 92%(Rotten Tomatoes)


Robocop: 11.10pm, ITV Four

Year: 1987

Cast: Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy

Plot: In a dystopic and crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop returns to the force as a powerful cyborg haunted by submerged memories. (IMDb)

Rating: 89%(Rotten Tomatoes)


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