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15th Oct 2023

One of the scariest films of recent years is among the movies on TV tonight

Stephen Porzio


Perfect pre-Halloween watching.

Prime Video has just added 2023’s best action movie, while Spielberg’s best movie in over 10 years is finally available to watch at home.

On top of this, Netflix has quietly added 12 huge films to its library.

However, if you still need more to watch after all that, here are the movies airing on TV tonight.

Die Hard – ITV4 – 9pm

“Now I have a machine gun. Ho ho ho.”

Sinister – Sky Sci-Fi – 9pm

The scariest movie ever made, according to science. Read more about it here.

Alien: Covenant – E4 – 9pm

This latest entry in the legendary horror franchise – until next year at least – boasts an amazing dual turn from Michael Fassbender.

Midway – Film4 – 9pm

From director Roland Emmerich (Independence Day, Moonfall), this not very well-regarded WWII epic features amongst its cast Dennis Quaid, Patrick Wilson and Woody Harrelson.

Blended – Comedy Central – 9pm

Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore reunite for this comedy about two single parents who went on a bad blind date that wind up stuck together at the same African safari resort with their children.

Us – BBC Two – 10pm

Our pick for tonight centres around an American family (led by Lupita Nyong’o and Winston Duke) who must fight for survival after they find themselves under attack by strange doppelgangers of themselves.

Oscar-winning writer-director Jordan Peele’s ambitious follow-up to Get Out, Us saw him up the action and spectacle while still retaining the dark comedy, social commentary and spine-chilling moments that made his breakthrough film such a phenomenon.

Us is also available to rent on Apple TV, Google Play, Rakuten TV and Sky Store.

Us Trailer

The Beach – BBC One – 10.30pm

Leonardo DiCaprio plays an American on vacation in Thailand who sets out to uncover a mysterious island rumored to be a solitary beach paradise.

Directed by Danny Boyle (Trainspotting) and based on a novel by Alex Garland (Ex Machina), The Beach was panned upon release but has developed a cult following.

The Campaign – RTÉ2 – 10.30pm

Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis play two United States politicians vying for a seat in Congress in this 2012 political comedy that may have had more to say about US politics then we first thought.

Kill Your Friends – AMC UK – 10.35pm

Nicholas Hoult stars in this satirical thriller and novel adaptation as an A&R man working at the height of the Britpop music craze who goes to extremes in order to find his next hit.

Little Richard: I Am Everything – Channel 4 – 11.05pm

This music documentary explores the life of the one-of-a-kind rock ‘n’ roll icon.

The Vanishing – Film4 – 11.45pm

Taking a break from action, Gerard Butler plays a lighthouse keeper in this critically acclaimed thriller from 2018.

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