A powerful sports documentary is among the movies on TV tonight 8 months ago

A powerful sports documentary is among the movies on TV tonight

How far would you go to be the best?

It's Tuesday.


Who's day?


What day?

A great day to watch a film or two on the telly.


Here's JOE's top picks for movies on the small screen this Tuesday evening (20 September).

Crazy, Stupid, Love - RTÉ Two - 9pm

Ryan Gosling teaches Steve Carell how to speak to women. Hilarity ensues.

Escape From Alcatraz - Turner Classic Movies - 9pm


The classic Clint Eastwood prison drama based on the real life escape of Alcatraz Prison off the coast of San Francisco.

The Patriot - Great! Movies - 9pm

It might not be historically accurate, but this Mel Gibson / Heath Ledger American Revolution flick can sure make you feel.

Once Upon A Time In Hollywood - Film4 - 9pm


Quentin Tarantino's divisive latest outing, starring Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio, among others.

Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment - Comedy Central - 9pm

2 Police 2 Academy.

Jaws 2 - ITV4 - 9pm

A toothless sequel.


Wolves - Horror Channel - 10.55pm

Jason Momoa stars as Conor Slaughter (we're not messing) in this werewolf drama.

Passenger 57 - Turner Classic Movies - 11.20pm

The film that turned Wesley Snipes into an action movie star.

Road - BBC Two - 11.45pm

Our top pick for tonight is a powerful sports documentary about a family willing to be the best at any cost.

Narrated by Liam Neeson, the film focuses on the Dunlop family, who ruled motorcycle racing for generations.

Full of triumph and tragedy, the film is a reminder of the risks motorsport athletes take ahead of each race. A must-watch for anyone curious about the sport.

Topsy-Turvy - Film4 - 12.15am

Jim Broadbent and Allan Corduner star as Gilbert and Sullivan, the legendary musical composers in this biographical drama.

Get Carter - Turner Classic Movies - 1am

Michael Caine is Jack Carter, a London gangster who returns home to investigate the "accidental" death of his brother.

Goat - Channel 4 - 2.35am

When being frat bros goes terribly wrong.