One of the funniest comedies of recent years is among the movies on TV tonight 1 month ago

One of the funniest comedies of recent years is among the movies on TV tonight


It is, in fact, Saturday.


Saturday is traditionally a good day for the whole 'movies on TV' thing.

Is that the case today – Saturday, 10 October? Read on...

North by Northwest – Turner Classic Movies / TCM – 6.10pm

Vintage film noir mystery action with Cary Grant, as directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

A Knight's Tale – Film4 – 6.25pm

Heath Ledger gets all medieval.

Paddington – RTÉ One – 6.35pm


The world's most charming anthropomorphic bear goes on a grand adventure in London, only to be targeted by Nicole Kidman's over-the-top villain.

If you've not seen Paddington, you simply don't know joy.

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 – E4 – 6.40pm

The penultimate instalment in Jennifer Lawrence's dystopia saga.

Click – Comedy Central – 6.50pm


Adam Sandler gets to grips with a magical remote control.

Coyote Ugly – ITV2 – 7pm

A small-town girl moves to the big city in pursuit of her musical dreams, only to wind up working in a pretty outrageous bar.

Unforgiven – TCM – 9pm


Clint Eastwood's classic western.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle – Film4 – 9pm

The Rock revitalises the Jumanji cinematic universe.

Mean Girls – ITV2 – 9pm


The limit does not exist.

The Dark Knight – Sky Showcase – 9pm

The second in Christopher Nolan's caped crusader trilogy.

Under Siege 2: Dark Territory – ITV4 – 9pm

Steven Seagal battles terrorists again, but on a train this time.

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit – Channel 4 – 9pm

Chris Pine takes his turn as Tom Clancy's grizzled CIA agent.

Ocean's Eleven – RTÉ 2 – 9.35pm

George Clooney leads an all-star cast (Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Julia Roberts, Andy Garcia, Don Cheadle and more) in Steven Soderbergh's breezy and fun casino caper.

Taking Woodstock – TG4 – 9.35pm

Ang Lee's fact-based comedy-drama about the famous Woodstock music festival in 1969.

The Matrix Reloaded – ITV4 – 11.05pm

The second one.

Game Night – BBC One – 11.15pm

Our main pick this evening is one of the best comedies of the last few years.

Jason Bateman and Rachel McAdams play a highly-competitive married couple obsessed with their weekly game night.

When Kyle Chandler's cool older brother shows up, it seems his game may be the greatest of all – until he's kidnapped and the gang – including Sharon Horgan, Lamorne Morris and Billy Magnussen – have to band together to save the day.

A really fun film that doesn't overstay its welcome, plus Jesse Plemons absolutely steals the show as a socially-awkward neighbour.

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom – Film4 – 11.20pm

The second one.

Call Me By Your Name – RTÉ 2 – 11.35pm

Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer form a tense relationship in Luca Guadagnino's beautifully-shot romantic coming-of-age tale set in 1980s Italy.

Train to Busan – Film4 – 1.40am

Still awake? All aboard for this grisly Korean zombie drama.