A tense and twisty thriller is among the movies on TV tonight 4 days ago

A tense and twisty thriller is among the movies on TV tonight

John Cusack leads an ensemble cast.

The weekend may not be here just yet but that doesn't mean you can't relax this Thursday evening with a good film.


As such, here is what movies are playing on the telly tonight.

Ocean's Twelve - Turner Classic Movies - 9pm

George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon plot a series of heists in Europe in this fun sequel to Ocean's Eleven.

The Girl in the Spider's Web - Film4 - 9pm


Claire Foy stars in this so-so soft-reboot/sequel to the incredible 2011 adaptation of hit thriller novel The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

Die Another Day - ITV4 - 9pm

The final Bond flick to star Pierce Brosnan.

Cabin Fever - Horror Channel - 9pm


This 2016 remake of Eli Roth's cult horror favourite of the same name has a 0% score on Rotten Tomatoes so it's probably best to avoid it.

Bringing Up Baby/My Favourite Wife - BBC Four - 9pm/10.40pm

A Cary Grant screwball comedy double bill.

Identity - Horror Channel - 10.55pm


Our pick for tonight stars John Cusack, Ray Liotta and Amanda Peet and follows ten strangers stranded at a desolate Nevada motel during a nasty rain storm who come to realise that they are being killed off one by one.

Directed by James Mangold (Ford v Ferrari, Logan), Identity's good cast and forboding atmosphere just about make up for the movie's increasingly convoluted twists.

Nerve - Film4 - 11.15pm

In this techno thriller, two strangers (Dave Franco and Emma Roberts) become involved in an online dare game that grows increasingly dangerous.

V for Vendetta - Turner Classic Movies - 11.40pm


Natalie Portman and a masked Hugo Weaving star in this strong adaptation of Alan Moore's graphic novel.

Rocky IV - ITV4 - 12.40am

In this sports drama sequel, Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) fights Ivan Drago (Dolph Lundgren), a Soviet boxer responsible for causing a personal tragedy.

Sabotage - Film4 - 1.05am

The Arnold Schwarzenegger-starring crime thriller another JOE writer recently called "absolutely disgusting".