One of the most iconic films ever made is among the movies on TV tonight 3 weeks ago

One of the most iconic films ever made is among the movies on TV tonight

Movies rarely get cooler than this.

For those staying in this Saturday night, there is plenty of movie options on TV.


Why not kick back on the sofa with one of these fine flicks?

The Shape of Water - Film Four - 9pm

Best Picture winner at the Oscars in 2017, this gorgeous romantic fantasy film centres on a lonely janitor (Sally Hawkins) working at a top-secret research facility in the 1960s who forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature (Doug Jones) that is being held in captivity.

True Grit - ITV 4 - 9pm

Jeff Bridges leads the cast in the Coen Brothers' solid remake of a classic John Wayne western.

Batman Begins - Sky Showcase - 9.20pm

The first entry in Christopher Nolan's more gritty and grounded Batman trilogy, this 2005 superhero flick brought new life to the franchise.


Byzantium - TG4 - 9.40pm

Interview with a Vampire director Neil Jordan returns to the topic of vampires with this compelling, moody and sadly underseen gothic drama starring Gemma Arterton and Saoirse Ronan.

Pulp Fiction - RTÉ Two - 9.45pm

Our pick for tonight sees the lives of two mob hitmen, a boxer, a gangster and his wife and a pair of diner bandits intertwine in four tales of violence and redemption.

Widely considered as its writer-director Quentin Tarantino's masterpiece, this crime drama is chock-full of iconic moments, including Samuel L. Jackson's now legendary biblical monologing, John Travolta and Uma Thurman dancing, Christopher Walken's one scene wonder and a boxing Bruce Willis. What's not to love?


Escape from New York - Film Four - 11.25pm

In this also incredibly cool futuristic action sci-fi from John Carpenter, the US president's plane crashes into a Manhattan which is now a giant maximum-security prison. Convicted bank robber Snake Plissken (Kurt Russell) is sent in to retrieve him.

All the Money in the World - Channel 4 - 11.40pm

Ridley Scott's taut retelling of a real-life kidnapping features excellent performances from Christopher Plummer and Michelle Williams.


The Cured - RTÉ Two - 12.35am

This unique Irish horror drama with a great cast puts a new spin on the zombie sub-genre.

My Left Foot - RTÉ One - 12.45am

If you are still awake by this point, you can check out the Irish biographical comedy-drama from Jim Sheridan that earned Daniel Day-Lewis his first Oscar.