A big zombie blockbuster is among the movies on TV tonight
It is one of two zombie-related options on the box this evening.
Saturday is upon us, a day that typically offers a packed line-up of movies on TV.
Today is no exception.
Here are your options.
Jack Reacher - Sky Showcase - 9pm
Tom Cruise embodies Lee Child's famous literary character in this supremely watchable action thriller.
Mission: Impossible - Fallout - Comedy Central - 9pm
Cruise stars again here in what this writer considers to be the best Mission: Impossible flick.
Goldeneye - ITV4 - 9pm
Pierce Brosnan's first outing as Bond is often cited as his best.
The Girl in the Spider's Web - Film4 - 9pm
Claire Foy steps into the role of hacker Lisbeth Salander in this so-so soft reboot of David Fincher's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.
Zero Dark Thirty - Turner Classic Movies - 9pm
This Oscar Best Picture nominee dramatises the nearly decade-long international manhunt for Osama bin Laden.
Psycho - True Movies - 9pm
Alfred Hitchcock's seminal psychological horror thriller.
Skyscraper - Channel 4 - 9.30pm
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson plays a security expert who must infiltrate a burning skyscraper 225 stories above ground when his family is trapped inside by criminals.
The Age of Innocence - TG4 - 9.30pm
Prior to Gangs of New York, Martin Scorsese directed Daniel Day-Lewis in this 1993 historical romantic drama.
21 Jump Street - RTÉ2 - 9.50pm
Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill team up in this hilarious reboot of the TV series of the same name.
Zombieland - Syfy - 10pm
The first (and more comedic) of two zombie flicks on TV tonight, in Zombieland, a motley crew road trip through a post-apocalyptic United States.
Universal Soldier - Horror Channel - 10.35pm
Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren face-off in this '90s sci-fi action flick which launched a franchise.
Das Boot - Turner Classic Movies - 11pm
This German WWII drama set on a submarine is widely considered as being one of the best war films of all time.
World War Z - Film4 - 11.15pm
Our pick for tonight, Brad Pitt stars in this big-budget adaptation of Max Brooks' hit novel playing a former UN field agent called back to duty to investigate a zombie pandemic.
Probably the biggest entry ever in the horror sub-genre, World War Z benefits from a charismatic lead turn and some pulse-pounding action set pieces.
The Maze Runner - Channel 4 - 11.30pm
The first entry in the young adult sci-fi film series.
Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool - RTÉ One - 11.50pm
In this acclaimed biographical drama, a romance sparks between a young actor (Jamie Bell) and a Hollywood leading lady (Annette Bening) in '70s Liverpool.
I, Daniel Blake - RTÉ2 - 11.50pm
This powerful drama from filmmaker Ken Loach centres on a 59-year-old carpenter (Dave Johns) who, after surviving a heart-attack, must fight bureaucratic forces to receive Employment and Support Allowance.
Midnight Special - BBC One - 12.30am
This excellent sci-fi tells the story of a father (Michael Shannon) and son who go on the run, pursued by the government and a cult drawn to the child's special powers.