A '90s action classic is among the movies on TV tonight 5 months ago

A '90s action classic is among the movies on TV tonight

It features an incredibly tense opening scene.

Still recovering from THAT Succession episode? Need something to watch tonight? Well, here are the movies airing on TV this evening.


Jack Reacher / Jack Reacher: Never Go Back - Film4 - 9pm / 11.35pm

A Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher double bill.

Twister - Comedy Central - 9pm

This smash hit '90s disaster movie comes from the creator of Jurassic Park and the director of Speed.


The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years - Sky Showcase - 9pm

If you're looking for more Beatles content after Disney+'s Get Back docuseries, this 2016 documentary film from Ron Howard about the band earned rave reviews upon its release.

Survivor - Turner Classic Movies - 9pm

Milla Jovovich and Pierce Brosnan star in this action spy thriller with a very low 8% score on Rotten Tomatoes.


An American Werewolf in Paris - Horror Xtra - 9pm

The not very good sequel to An American Werewolf in London.

Brake - Legend - 9pm

Stephen Dorff plays a Secret Service Agent held captive in the trunk of a car by terrorists in this Buried-style thriller.


Cliffhanger - ITV4 - 10pm

Our pick for tonight is this '90s action thriller about a former mountain rescuer named Gabe (Sylvester Stallone) who, traumatised after a deadly incident, is persuaded to go assist a group of stranded hikers.

However, upon meeting the hikers, Gabe realises that they are actually a gang of violent criminals (led by John Lithgow) that need help locating millions of stolen dollars missing over the mountain after a plane crash.

Directed by Renny Harlin of Deep Blue Sea and Die Hard 2 fame - noteworthy as Cliffhanger is basically Die Hard on a mountain - this Sylvester Stallone vehicle features an incredibly tense and memorable opening scene, some amazing stunt work and a fun villainous turn from Lithgow.



Saw IV - Sky Sci-Fi - 10pm

The fourth entry in the long-running horror franchise.

Sweeney! - Legend - 10.50pm

A 1977 movie extension of the hit UK cop show The Sweeney.

Point Break - Turner Classic Movies - 11pm

Not the brilliant Kathryn Bigelow original but the 2015 remake with 11% on Rotten Tomatoes.

The Vatican Tapes - Horror Xtra - 11pm

A supernatural horror made by one of the directors behind the Crank films.

Maggie - AMC - 11pm

Arnold Schwarzenegger stars in this emotional horror drama as a father whose daughter (Abigail Breslin) becomes infected with a zombie virus.

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