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Here Are 10 Of The Best Films On TV Tonight

Here Are 10 Of The Best Films On TV Tonight

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

Today's choices come from a wide variety of genres. We've got thrillers, horrors, comedies and some classics. There's something for everyone this evening.

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 for you to enjoy.

Films on TV Tonight

Back to the Future Part III: 6.45pm, Film4


Year: 1990

Cast:  Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Mary Steenburgen

Plot: Stranded in 1955, Marty McFly learns about the death of Doc Brown in 1885 and must travel back in time to save him. With no fuel readily available for the DeLorean, the two must figure how to escape the Old West before Emmett is murdered. (IMDb)

Rating: 80% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Borg vs McEnroe: 9pm, BBC Four


Year: 2017

Cast: Sverrir Gudnason, Shia LaBeouf, Stellan Skarsgård

Plot: The story of the 1980 tennis rivalry between the placid Björn Borg and the volatile John McEnroe. (IMDb)

Rating: 84% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Forgetting Sarah Marshall: 9pm, Sky Comedy


Year: 2008

Cast: Kristen Bell, Jason Segel, Paul Rudd

Plot: Devastated Peter takes a Hawaiian vacation in order to deal with the recent break-up with his TV star girlfriend, Sarah. Little does he know, Sarah's traveling to the same resort as her ex - and she's bringing along her new boyfriend. (IMDb)

Rating: 83% (Rotten Tomatoes)


The Frighteners: 9pm, Horror Channel

Year: 1996

Cast: Michael J. Fox, Trini Alvarado, Peter Dobson

Plot: After a tragic car accident that kills his wife, a man discovers he can communicate with the dead to con people. However, when a demonic spirit appears, he may be the only one who can stop it from killing the living and the dead. (IMDb)


Rating: 63% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Demolition Man: 9pm, TCM

Year: 1993

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock


Plot: A police officer is brought out of suspended animation in prison to pursue an old ultra-violent nemesis who is loose in a non-violent future society. (IMDb)

Rating: 60% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Darkman: 9pm, Sony Movie Channel

Year: 1990


Cast: Liam Neeson, Frances McDormand, Colin Friels

Plot: A brilliant scientist left for dead returns to exact revenge on the people who burned him alive. (IMDb)

Rating: 84% (Rotten Tomatoes)

30 Days of Night: 10pm, SyFy


Year: 2007

Cast:  Josh Hartnett, Melissa George, Danny Huston

Plot: After an Alaskan town is plunged into darkness for a month, it is attacked by a bloodthirsty gang of vampires. (IMDb)

Rating: 51% (Rotten Tomatoes)

The History Boys: 10.40pm, BBC Four


Year: 2006

Cast:  Richard Griffiths, Frances de la Tour, Clive Merrison

Plot: An unruly class of gifted and charming teenage boys are taught by two eccentric and innovative teachers, as their headmaster pushes for them all to get accepted into Oxford or Cambridge. (IMDb)

Rating: 66% (Rotten Tomatoes)

Dracula: 11.10pm, Horror Channel


Year: 1958

Cast: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Michael Gough

Plot: Jonathan Harker begets the ire of Count Dracula after he accepts a job at the vampire's castle under false pretenses, forcing his colleague Dr. Van Helsing to destroy the predatory villain when he targets Harker's loved ones. (IMDb)

Rating: 89% (Rotten Tomatoes)


American Sniper: 11.35pm, ITV4

Year: 2014

Cast: Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller, Kyle Gallner

Plot: Navy S.E.A.L. sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home with his family after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind. (IMDb)

Rating: 72% (Rotten Tomatoes)

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

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Ryan Carrick

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