A gripping '90s thriller is among the movies on TV tonight 3 months ago

A gripping '90s thriller is among the movies on TV tonight

Many involved in the project would go on to make Trainspotting.

It is Wednesday.

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You've made it halfway to the weekend.

So, why not reward yourself by checking out one of these cool movies on the box this evening.

The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years - 9pm - Sky Showcase

Looking for more Beatles content after Disney+'s Get Back docuseries?

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Well, this 2016 documentary film from Ron Howard about the band earned rave reviews upon its release.

Ronin - ITV 4 - 9pm

This slick '90s action-thriller starring Robert De Niro boasts some of the best car chases ever captured on film.

Bugsy - True Movies - 9pm

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Hollywood legend Warren Beatty plays US mobster Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel in this '90s Oscar Best Picture nominee.

The Dead Pool - Turner Classic Movies - 9pm

In the fifth and final movie in the Dirty Harry franchise, Inspector Harry Callahan (Clint Eastwood) must stop a sick secret contest to kill local celebrities, which includes himself as a target.

A quite fun action thriller, The Dead Pool co-stars Liam Neeson and a young Jim Carrey.

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Concrete Plans - Film4 - 9pm

In this 2020 British thriller, a motley gang of builders take on a remote farmhouse renovation, only to be ripped off by the aristocratic owner, causing events to spin badly out of control.

Psycho - Horror Channel - 9pm

This is the Gus Van Sant remake of Alfred Hitchcock's legendary thriller, featuring Julianne Moore, Viggo Mortensen and Vince Vaughn.

Along Came Polly - Comedy Central Extra - 10pm

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This is showing as part of a Ben Stiller double bill on the channel, with The Heartbreak Kid airing at 11.45pm.

Shallow Grave - Film4 - 10.50pm

Our pick for this evening, this '90s thriller centres on a group of flatmates (Christopher Eccleston, Ewan McGregor and Kerry Fox) in Edinburgh who set off a chain of events after finding their mysterious new flatmate dead with a large sum of money.

Darkly comic, tense and twisty, Shallow Grave's director Danny Boyle and writer John Hodge would later collaborate again to make Trainspotting starring McGregor.

Face to Face - Turner Classic Movies - 10.55pm

An underseen spaghetti western with a score from the great Ennio Morricone.

Machine-Gun Kelly - True Movies - 11.45pm

Charles Bronson stars as the titular gangster in this '50s crime drama.