A recent Oscar Best Picture winner is among the movies on TV tonight 8 months ago

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

The film made history at the Oscars in 2020.

For those staying in tonight, there's a stellar line-up of movies airing on TV this evening to keep you entertained.


Here's our picks of the lot.

Donnie Brasco - Dave - 9pm

Johnny Depp and Al Pacino star in this great crime thriller about an undercover FBI agent who infiltrates the mob.

Zombieland - Syfy - 9pm


A very funny zombie comedy with an unforgettable Bill Murray cameo.

Fighting - Turner Classic Movies - 9pm

Channing Tatum plays a young counterfeiter introduced to the world of underground street fighting.

Parasite - Channel 4 - 10pm


Our pick for tonight, Parasite centres on the symbiotic relationship between two familes, one wealthy, the other poor.

To reveal any more would spoil the fun of this South Korean modern classic - a film that starts off feeling like a comic, fun caper before mutating into something angry, thrilling and fiercely contemporary.

It's no surprise it made history in 2020, becoming the first non-English language film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture.

Capote - TG4 - 10pm


Speaking of Oscars, Philip Seymour Hoffman picked up an Academy Award for playing American writer Truman Capote in this biopic.

Step Brothers - RTÉ2 - 10.15pm

"It's the freakin' Catalina Wine Mixer!"

Mad Max - ITV 4 - 11pm

The original in the legendary post-apocalyptic franchise.


X-Men: Days of Future Past - Film Four - 11.10pm

The X-Men send Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.

Dead Calm - Turner Classic Movies - 11.15pm

Billy Zane, Nicole Kidman and Sam Neill star in this tense-as-hell oceanic thriller-horror.

Apocalypse Now: The Final Cut - BBC One - 12.10am

Filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola's preferred version of his war epic, which is one of the best movies ever made.

I Went Down - RTÉ One - 12.15am

Brendan Gleeson and Peter McDonald star in this acclaimed Irish action comedy.