Here are the 5 best movies on TV this evening 5 months ago

Here are the 5 best movies on TV this evening

Whether you're looking for a good laugh or a good cry, tonight's picks have you covered.

There are also picks in there in case you don't want a good laugh OR a good cry, but would rather watch a good explosion or two.

It is always important to keep your options open.


The Fault In Our Stars - FilmFour - 6.25pm

Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort star in this actually-quite-good teen-rom-dram about two young lovers, both of whom are living with cancer, who attempt to live life to the fullest as much as they can.

Dirty Harry - ITV4 - 9pm

Clint Eastwood wants to know if you feel lucky, but Clint Eastwood also thinks you're a punk.

Borat - Comedy Central - 10pm

Funny to think that this movie came out 13 years ago, but there are still entire sections that are so impossibly cringe-yourself-inside-out funny that they, to this day, are incredibly difficult to watch without wincing.

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk - FilmFour - 11pm

Ang Lee directs this all-star cast (Vin Diesel, Kristen Stewart, Steve Martin, Garrett Hedlund, Chris Tucker, Tim Blake Nelson), telling the story of 19-year-old American war hero, and how the perception of what people think he and his fellow soldiers achieved in Iraq, and his memories of what actually happened.

Cliffhanger - ITV4 - 11.10pm

Sylvester Stallone is the retired mountain climbing expert who is forced by a group of terrorists to find the millions of dollars that fell from their latest heist, and into the treacherous mountain region he knows better than anyone.

Contains one of the greatest opening scenes in cinema history.