A great sci-fi comedy is among the movies on TV tonight 1 month ago

A great sci-fi comedy is among the movies on TV tonight

Hot Fuzz director Edgar Wright executive produced the movie.

At last, it is Saturday, which means more time on your hands to watch movies and TV shows.


JOE recommended a few particular ones to check out over the entire weekend in the video below.

However, for more options, here are the films on telly this Saturday evening (25 June).


Bad Boys for Life - Channel 4 - 9pm

The third and arguably best of the Bad Boys trilogy.

It Follows - Horror Channel - 9pm

This modern horror classic centres on a young woman (Maika Monroe) that begins to be followed by an unknown supernatural force after a sexual encounter.


The Day After Tomorrow - Film4 - 9pm

Earth is plunged into a new Ice Age in this flick from the king of disaster movies Roland Emmerich.

Equilibrium - Turner Classic Movies - 9pm

Christian Bale stars in this sci-fi set in a future where feelings and artistic expression are outlawed.


Paul - Comedy Central - 9pm

Nick Frost and Simon Pegg reunited for this comedy about two English comic book lovers and sci-fi enthusiasts traveling across the US who encounter an alien (voiced by Seth Rogen) outside Area 51.

Weekend at Bernie's - Virgin Media Two - 9.05pm

Rachel from Friends' actual favourite movie.

London Has Fallen - RTÉ2 - 9.45pm


Gerard Butler returns for this sequel to Olympus Has Fallen.

Battle of the Sexes - RTÉ One - 9.55pm

This very solid sports drama is based on the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell).

Sudden Death - ITV4 - 10pm

Widely considered one of Jean-Claude Van Damme's best flicks, he stars in this action thriller as a former fireman who takes on a group of terrorists holding the Vice President and others hostage during a hockey game.

The Hours - TG4 - 10.05pm

Nicole Kidman won an Oscar for her role in this excellent drama focusing on three women of different generations (Kidman, Julianne Moore and Meryl Streep) whose lives are interconnected by Virginia Woolf's novel Mrs Dalloway.

Borg vs McEnroe - BBC Two - 10.30pm

Another movie about tennis, this biographical drama tells the story of the 1980 rivalry between the placid Björn Borg (Sverrir Gudnason) and the volatile John McEnroe (Shia LaBeouf).

The Howling - Horror Channel - 11pm

Joe Dante of Gremlins fame directs this hit werewolf flick.

Role Models - Comedy Central - 11.10pm

In this fun comedy, Paul Rudd and Seann William Scott play two friends forced to become role models to children after getting arrested.

Fire Down Below - Turner Classic Movies - 11.15pm

Steven Seagal stars in this critically panned eco-action flick.

Attack the Block - Film4 - 11.30pm

Our pick for tonight, this sci-fi comedy horror from 2011 centres around a teen gang in South London who must defend their block from an alien invasion.

Executive produced by Edgar Wright and written and directed by one of his frequent collaborators Joe Cornish, Attack the Block manages to be extremely funny while also genuinely tense.

It was also one of future Star Wars actor John Boyega's earliest roles.

Triple 9 - Channel 4 - 11.35pm

In this star-studded 2016 crime thriller, a gang of criminals and corrupt cops plan the murder of a police officer in order to pull off a big heist across town.

Shadowlands - RTÉ2 - 11.35pm

This acclaimed '90s drama centres on the relationship between writers C. S. Lewis (Anthony Hopkins) and Joy Davidman (Debra Winger).

Re-Animator - Horror Channel - 12.50pm

This legendary comedy-horror centres on a medical student (Jeffrey Combs) who invents a serum that can re-animate deceased bodies and how this impacts his roommate (Bruce Abbott).