One of Nicolas Cage's best-rated films is among the movies on TV tonight 3 months ago

One of Nicolas Cage's best-rated films is among the movies on TV tonight

It holds a 97% Rotten Tomatoes score.

Disney+ has just released one of 2023's best mystery thriller shows but if you need more to watch this Wednesday evening, here are the movies airing on TV tonight.

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Red Rock West - Legend - 9pm
Our pick for this evening is this 1993 movie starring Nicolas Cage as Michael, an unemployed ex-marine drifter who stumbles into a bar in the rural town of Red Rock, Wyoming where the owner (J.T. Walsh) mistakes him for the hitman he hired to kill his wife Suzanne (Lara Flynn Boyle).

With the owner offering the drifter $10,000 for the job, Michael plays along - taking half the cash up front before then telling Suzanne what her husband is planning. However, it isn't long before the real killer (Dennis Hopper) shows up looking for his money.

Directed by the '90s neo-noir king John Dahl (The Last Seduction, Rounders), Red Rock West is actually - alongside 2021's Pig - Cage's joint highest rated movie on Rotten Tomatoes with a 97% score.

Red Rock West

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Nicolas Cage in Red Rock West, our TV movie pick for tonight

Taken - Film4 - 9pm
Liam Neeson is a man with a very particular set of skills.

The Golem - HorrorXtra - 9pm
This Israeli period supernatural horror has an impressive 86% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Gascoigne - Pick - 10pm
A sports documentary about English former professional footballer Paul Gascoigne.

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Drive My Car - Film4 - 10.50pm
In this stunning Japanese drama and Oscar Best Picture winner, a theatre director attempts to mount a multilingual production of the classic play Uncle Vanya while dealing with the death of his wife.

Bloodline - HorrorXtra - 10.55pm
A cast against type Seann William Scott (American Pie) stars in this horror thriller as a vigilante serial killer.

Hot Seat - Legend - 10.55pm
Mel Gibson and Kevin Dillon star in this action thriller with a 17% Rotten Tomatoes score.

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The Expendables 2 - Sky Max - 11pm
Undisputedly the best entry in the Sylvester Stallone action franchise.

Cabin Fever - Sky Sci-Fi - 11.25pm
Director Eli Roth's breakthrough horror about a group of young people who rent a cabin in the woods and begin to fall victim to a flesh-eating virus.

My Old Lady - BBC Two - 11.45pm
In this 2014 comedy-drama, an American (Kevin Kline) inherits an apartment in Paris that comes with an unexpected resident (Maggie Smith).

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