An Oscar-nominated dramedy is among the movies on TV tonight 6 months ago

An Oscar-nominated dramedy is among the movies on TV tonight

It features an Oscar-nominated lead performance.

Thinking of kicking back with a movie tonight? Well, here are the films on TV this evening.


Cast Away - Film4 - 9pm

This acclaimed survival drama sees Tom Hanks play a man stranded on an uninhabited island after a plane crash.

The Way Back - AMC - 9pm

Another survival drama, this time about Siberian gulag escapees who attempt to travel 4,000 miles by foot to freedom in India.


Colin Farrell, Ed Harris, Jim Sturgess and Saoirse Ronan star in the 2010 movie.

The Woman in Black - Sky Sci-Fi - 9pm

Daniel Radcliffe headlines this creepy ghost tale.

The Spy Who Loved Me - ITV4 - 9pm


Generally considered Roger Moore's best 007 outing.

Victoria & Abdul - BBC Four - 9pm

This biographical historical drama centres on the real-life relationship between Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) and her Indian Muslim servant Abdul Karim (Ali Fazal).

24 Hours to Live - Turner Classic Movies - 9pm


Ethan Hawke's Taken but with a sci-fi twist.

The Wall - Legend - 9pm

Aaron Taylor-Johnson and John Cena star in this war thriller two American soldiers trapped by an Iraqi sniper.

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Florence Foster Jenkins - BBC Four - 10.45pm


Our pick for tonight is this biographical dramedy set in the '40s about Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep, Oscar-nominated for the role), a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.

With its beautiful recreation of the time period, its fascinating story and its terrific lead turns from Streep and Hugh Grant, Florence Foster Jenkins will have you laughing for much of its runtime, as well as tearing up during its emotional finale.

US Marshals - Turner Classic Movies - 10.55pm

Tommy Lee Jones reprises the character he won an Oscar for playing in The Fugitive for this much less gripping spin-off. Wesley Snipes and Robert Downey Jr are in support.

In the Valley of Elah - AMC - 11.30pm

Tommy Lee Jones stars again, this time as a retired military investigator who works with a police detective (Charlize Theron) to uncover the truth behind his son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.

Death Wish - ITV4 - 11.40pm

The influential '70s revenge thriller starring Charles Bronson.

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