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.


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?


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


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.


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


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.