A recent Oscar Best Picture nominee is among the movies on TV tonight 1 month ago

A recent Oscar Best Picture nominee is among the movies on TV tonight

It earned Spike Lee an Oscar in the Best Adapted Screenplay category.

Alas, the Bank Holiday weekend is over. However, that doesn't mean you can't still chill out on the sofa with a good movie after work.

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Here are the best movies on the box this evening.

BlacKkKlansman - Film Four - 9pm

Based on a true story, this crime caper centres on an African-American detective (John David Washington) in 70s America who, with the help of a fellow cop (Adam Driver), sets out to infiltrate and expose his town's local Ku Klux Klan chapter.

Funny and stylish, yet hard-hitting and powerful, the movie earned six nominations at the Academy Awards, winning its co-writer and director Spike Lee an Oscar in the Best Adapted Screenplay category.

Manhunter - ITV4 - 9pm

Before he was Logan Roy, Brian Cox played a pre-Anthony Hopkins Hannibal in Michael Mann's brilliant 80's thriller.

John Carpenter's Vampires - Horror Channel - 9pm

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The man behind Michael Myers and The Thing turned his attention to bloodsuckers in this underrated 90's action-horror.

Blood Father - Turner Classic Movies - 9pm

An ex-con (Mel Gibson) must save his estranged daughter from her drug-dealing boyfriend and his vicious cartel.

Welcome to the Jungle - Comedy Central - 9pm

A fun, early Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson leading role, he plays a tough aspiring chef hired to bring home a mobster's son (Seann William Scott) from the Amazon.

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The Mummy - Sky Showcase - 9.45pm

Come on, who doesn't love Brendan Fraser?

Roman J. Israel - Film Four - 11.40pm

This flawed legal drama is worth checking out for Denzel Washington's transformative lead turn.

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