One of the best superhero films ever made is among the movies on TV tonight 5 months ago

One of the best superhero films ever made is among the movies on TV tonight

It was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay at the Academy Awards.

And just like that, the weekend is nearly over. Luckily there's still time to close out your Sunday with some excellent movies on TV tonight.


We're absolutely spoiled for choice this evening too, with tonnes of excellent flicks amongst on telly. From classic actions films to modern comedies, you won't be left flicking for too long before you settle on something great.

Take a look below at the best films on the box tonight.

Live and Let Die - RTE2 - 6.15pm

Roger Moore stars in his first outing as James Bond in this 1973 classic. 007 attempts to stop a diabolically brilliant heroin magnate armed with a complex organisation and a reliable psychic tarot card reader.


Independence Day: Resurgence - E4 - 6.45pm

Set 20 years after the events of the original 1996 film, Earth is faced with a new extra-Solar threat. But will mankind's new space defenses be enough?

Footloose - Film4 - 6.55pm

Kevin Bacon stars as a city-slicking teenager who moves to a small rural town where rock music and dancing have been banned.


Bruce Almighty - ITV2 - 6.55pm

If you're looking for one of the funnier movies on TV tonight, look no further. Jim Carrey stars in this excellent comedy as a down-on-his-luck news reporter who is given the opportunity to be God for a week.

Surrogates -  Great! Movies - 7.15pm

Set in a futuristic world where humans live in isolation and interact through surrogate robots, a cop is forced to leave his home for the first time in years in order to investigate the murders of others' surrogates. Bruce Willis stars.


Logan - Film4 - 9pm

Hugh Jackman in Logan - movies on TV tonight Hugh Jackman in Logan

Our pick for tonight is arguably the best superhero film of the decade. The third and final film in the Wolverine trilogy sees Hugh Jackman reprise his role as the titular mutant with a gritty and grounded performance.

Set in 2029 where mutants are near-extinct, Logan features an older Wolverine who is past the peak of his powers and living a quiet life. The weary superhero comes across a rare child mutant (brilliantly played by Dafne Keen) who he must protect from the forces trying to capture her.


Logan was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay at the 90th Academy Awards, becoming the first live-action superhero film to be nominated for screenwriting.

Rambo: First Blood Part II - ITV4 - 9pm

Sylvester Stallone stars as the titular war veteran who returns to the jungles of Vietnam on a mission to infiltrate an enemy base-camp and rescue captive American POWs.

Paul - Great! Movies - 9pm

One of the movies on TV tonight sees Simon Pegg and Nick Frost team up once again in this 2011 sci-fi comedy about two cross-country travelling nerds who come across an alien.

Windtalkers - ITV4 - 11pm

Nicolas Cage stars in this 2002 war film which follows two U.S. Marines in World War II who are assigned to protect Navajo Marines, who use their native language as an unbreakable radio cypher.

Human Traffic - 11.10pm - Great! Movies

Set during Cardiff's clubbing scene in the 90's, Human Traffic follows five friends exploring drug culture, music and relationships in this coming-of-age comedy drama.

Snatched - Film4 - 11.45pm

This 2017 comedy follows a woman who convinces her mother to go on a road trip in South America where they eventually get kidnapped. Amy Schumer and Goldie Hawn star.

The Personal History of David Copperfield - Channel 4 - 12.05pm

Oscar nominee Dev Patel stars in this modern take on Charles Dickens's classic tale of a young orphan who is able to triumph over many obstacles.

Just Jim - BBC1 - 12.10am

Craig Roberts writes, directs and stars in this Welsh comedy about a lonely teenager who is given the opportunity to enhance his social status after a cool American moves in next door.

Cold in July - Great! Movies - 1.15am

Dexter's Michael C. Hall stars in this gritty revenge flick as a man who kills a home intruder, whose father sets out to seek justice.

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