An Oscar-winning Dustin Hoffman drama is among the movies on TV tonight 1 year ago

An Oscar-winning Dustin Hoffman drama is among the movies on TV tonight

It received eight(!) nominations at the Oscars following its release.

It's Sunday, and you know what that means.


It means a load of great films, all conveniently streamed straight to your living room.

Here's JOE's top picks for the best movies on television this Sunday (3 July).

Crocodile Dundee - Film4 - 4.35pm

One part film, another part advertisement to visit Australia.


Octopussy - UTV - 5.10pm

It can't be the weekend unless there's a classic Bond film on telly somewhere.

Spider-Man 2 - ITV2 - 5.30pm

The best live-action Spider-Man film.


Race - RTÉ2 - 5.40pm

The life and times of Jesse Owens, a record-breaking Olympic athlete.

Ape Vs Monster - SyFy - 7pm

They're not even pretending this isn't a Godzilla Vs Kong knock off, and you have to respect that.


Finding Your Feet - Channel 4 - 7pm

A lovely little romantic comedy about old people dancing.

The Mummy - ITV4 - 8pm

Remember when Brendan Fraser was everywhere? Great times.

Deadpool - Comedy Central - 9pm


The Merc with a Mouth's first appearance on the big screen. X-Men Origins: Wolverine doesn't count.

Dunkirk - BBC Two - 9pm

Christopher Nolan's epic portrayal of war, including Harry Styles' film debut.

Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery - Comedy Central - 9pm

Groovy, baby!

Daddy's Home - E4 - 9pm

Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg star in this comedy that is nothing to write home about.

Olympus Has Fallen - RTÉ One - 9.30pm

The other film about terrorists attacking the White House in 2013.

Rambo - Dave - 10pm

The incredibly violent fourth entry in the series.

Rain Man - BBC One - 11.15pm

Our top pick tonight is an Oscar-winning drama starring two of the biggest stars of the 80s.

Charlie (Tom Cruise), a selfish young man, discovers that his father has died and left his fortunes to an older brother (Dustin Hoffman) he never knew.

The film was nominated for eight(!) Oscars, winning four, with excellent performances from the two leads. If you haven't seen it yet, it's well worth a watch.