Here are the 20 best movies on TV this Saturday 1 month ago

Here are the 20 best movies on TV this Saturday

Spoiled for choice of a Saturday...

Yes, it's Saturday.

A day that is traditionally above average when it comes to an assembly of films on your television screen.

Let's see how the standard bears out today, shall we?

Spartacus - ITV4 - 6.15pm

Vintage swords-and-sandals epic.

Shrek the Third - RTÉ One - 6.35pm

The third one, oddly enough.

The Devil Wears Prada - E4 - 6.50pm

Biting comedy-drama with Meryl Streep, Anne Hathaway and a breakthrough performance from Emily Blunt.

Yes Man - ITV2 - 6.55pm

In which Jim Carrey responds in the affirmative to just about everything.

Back to the Future Part II - Film 4 - 6.55pm

The second one.

Commando - Film 4 - 9pm

Arnie kills many, many men.

The Martian - E4 - 9pm

Matt Damon owns the screen as a man stranded in space.

American Made - Channel 4 - 9pm

Tom Cruise and Domhnall Gleeson get involved in deadly - and often amusing - undercover exploits.

The Matrix Reloaded - Sky One - 9pm

Arguably a good deal better than its reputation would suggest.

Firewall - TCM - 9pm 

Harrison Ford deals with sophisticated robbers led by Paul Bettany.

Doom - SyFy - 9pm

Video game movie adaptations don't tend to fare too well, do they?

Cadillac Records - TG4 - 9.15pm

Biopic about the life and times of Chicago music producer Leonard Chess, a hugely influential figure between the 1940s and 1960s.

Hercules - RTÉ 2 - 9.15pm

The Rock steps into the boots of one of the most revered mythological heroes.

Lone Survivor - ITV4 - 10pm

If you can stomach the intense American patriotism and the lionisation that comes with it, Peter Berg's Mark Wahlberg-starring true story account of Navy SEALs pinned down in enemy territory makes for impressively muscular filmmaking.

Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse - Film 4 - 10.50pm

Does what it says on the tin, this one.

The Babadook - SyFy - 11.10pm

If it's in a word, or it's in a look...

A Million Ways To Die In The West - Channel 4 - 11.15pm

Seth MacFarlane screwball comedy. You know the drill by now.

At Any Price - BBC One - 11.40pm

Rebellious type Zac Efron dreams of becoming a race car driver sensation.

Kisses - RTÉ One - 11.55pm

Coming-of-age Irish drama in which two young neighbours flee their dysfunctional families at Christmas.

Pawn Sacrifice - RTÉ 2 - Midnight

Tobey Maguire portrays chess grandmaster Bobby Fischer.