18 December 2017  | 
 
     
1
Film The Muppet Christmas Carol
An embittered Victorian miser hates the festive season and people in general, but on Christmas Eve, the ghosts of his former business partners, the Marley brothers, visit him in the night. They warn him three spirits are coming to make him change his ways by showing him visions of the past, the present and what the future may hold. Comedy, with Michael Caine and Steven Mackintosh alongside the puppet characters
Rating
8.9
170 Votes
Next On Channel 4 6:30pm Christmas Eve
Next On Channel 4 + 1 7:30pm Christmas Eve
 
     
2
Film Battle Royale
As teenage crime spirals out of control, the Japanese government adopt a hardline approach, sending classes of youngsters to an isolated island where they will be forced to kill or be killed in ever more horrifying ways. Thriller, starring Takeshi Kitano, Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda and Taro Yamamoto. In Japanese
Rating
8.9
209 Votes
Next On Viceland 10:50pm Christmas Day
Next On Viceland 11:10pm Sat 30 Dec
 
     
3
Film House
A troubled Vietnam veteran-turned-novelist heads for his late aunt's house, where he hopes to exorcise his demons by writing a book about his war experiences - only to meet with opposition of a monstrous kind. Horror comedy, starring William Katt, George Wendt and Richard Moll
Rating
8.9
4200 Votes
Next On Horror Channel 12:45am Wed 3 Jan
 
     
4
Film The Dam Busters
The story of the destruction of the major dams in Germany's industrial heartland in the Ruhr valley in 1943, a mission that seemed impossible until engineer and scientist Barnes Wallis came up with the ingenious idea of bouncing bombs, and the pilots of 617 Squadron were trained to fly the crucial mission. Second World War drama, with Michael Redgrave, Richard Todd, Basil Sydney, Derek Farr and Ursula Jeans
Rating
8.8
187 Votes
Next On ITV London 1:45am Boxing Day
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5
Film Groundhog Day
An obnoxious TV weatherman reporting on a small town's annual festival finds himself caught in a bizarre time loop, and is forced to relive the same day over and over again. While at first he tries to exploit his predicament, he is ultimately driven to mend his ways and adopt a less cynical attitude. Comedy, starring Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott and Stephen Tobolowsky
Rating
8.8
253 Votes
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6
Film The Green Mile
A convicted child-killer of towering height and massive build is condemned to death row, but astonishes the guards with his good nature and miraculous healing powers. They believe the gentle giant is incapable of crime, and emotions run high as they realise there is no hope of overturning his death sentence. Supernatural drama, based on a novel by Stephen King, starring Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse and Harry Dean Stanton
Rating
8.8
323 Votes
Next On More4 9:00pm Boxing Day
Next On More4 9:00pm Fri 29 Dec
 
     
7
Film The Thing
A mysterious shape-shifting alien kills and impersonates its victims on an Antarctic research base manned by a crew of American scientists. The researchers face the ordeal of stopping the creature from making its way to civilisation - but are in danger of jeopardising the task as mounting paranoia turns them against each other. John Carpenter's sci-fi horror remake, starring Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, TK Carter, Keith David and Richard Dysart
Rating
8.8
393 Votes
Next On Syfy 10:00pm New Years Day
Next On Syfy 10:00pm Fri 5 Jan
 
     
8
Film Predator
An elite military team takes on a top-secret mission in the jungles of Central America, but the soldiers realise they have been deceived by their CIA employers. A greater danger presents itself when they are stalked by a lethal alien big-game hunter with the power to become invisible, that has come to Earth to stalk human prey. Sci-fi thriller, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers and Bill Duke
Rating
8.8
443 Votes
Next On Film4 11:00pm Fri 29 Dec
Next On Film4 10:55pm Christmas Eve
 
     
9
Film Dunkirk
Soldiers are separated from their comrades-in-arms during the Dunkirk evacuation and face a terrifying journey to safety. A heroic lance corporal takes charge, aiming to lead the platoon to sanctuary while those around him panic. Second World War adventure, starring John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Robert Urquhart and Bernard Lee
Rating
8.7
100 Votes
Next On ITV4 6:15pm Christmas Day
Next On ITV4 3:50pm Christmas Eve
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10
Film The Likely Lads
Bob and Thelma embark on a chaotic caravan holiday - with best pal Terry and a glamorous Scandinavian au pair in tow, ensuring that nothing will go according to plan. Comedy based on the TV series, starring James Bolam, Rodney Bewes, Brigit Forsyth and Mary Tamm
Rating
8.7
127 Votes
Next On ITV3 2:35pm New Years Eve
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11
Film The 'Burbs
The arrival of secretive neighbours sparks an unhealthy curiosity in a group of friends, leading them to go to bizarre lengths to discover the truth about the newcomers. However, their investigations take an even weirder twist when they begin to suspect their unseen fellow suburbanites are part of a cannibalistic cult. Joe Dante's black comedy, starring Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher, Corey Feldman and Henry Gibson
Rating
8.7
186 Votes
Next On 5STAR 3:05pm Thu 28 Dec
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12
Film The Belles of St Trinian's
The mischievous schoolgirls hope to get rich quick by betting on a racehorse belonging to a classmate's wealthy father. However, they first have to foil a gang of thieves planning to steal the animal and outwit an undercover policewoman sent to infiltrate the school disguised as a teacher. Comedy, starring Alastair Sim, Joyce Grenfell and George Cole
Rating
8.6
75 Votes
Next On ITV3 10:50am Fri 5 Jan
 
     
13
Film The NeverEnding Story
A lonely boy, neglected by his father and bullied at school, finds comfort in a mysterious book about a young hero's quest to save his world from destruction. However, as he reads the tale, he begins to become part of the story. Fantasy adventure based on Michael Edne's novel, starring Barret Oliver, Noah Hathaway, Gerald McRaney, Moses Gunn and Patricia Hayes
Rating
8.6
88 Votes
Next On 5STAR 1:00pm New Years Day
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14
Film Oliver!
Oscar-winning musical version of the stage play based on Charles Dickens' classic tale about a lonely workhouse orphan who ends up on the cold streets of London, where he falls under the wing of petty crook Fagin and his gang of young backstreet thieves. Featuring the iconic songs Food, Glorious Food, Consider Yourself, As Long as He Needs Me and You've Got to Pick a Pocket or Two. Starring Ron Moody, Mark Lester, Oliver Reed, Jack Wild, Harry Secombe, Shani Wallis and Leonard Rossiter
Rating
8.6
89 Votes
Next On Channel 5 3:10pm Christmas Day
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15
Film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
The intrepid archaeologist sets out to find his estranged father, who has gone missing while searching for the Holy Grail. Once reunited, the duo team up to finish the task and locate the sacred relic before the Nazis get their hands on it. Action adventure sequel directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody, River Phoenix, Julian Glover and Denholm Elliott
Rating
8.6
172 Votes
Next On BBC1 London 1:45pm Fri 22 Dec
 
     
16
Film The House of Magic
A stray cat wanders into a magician's mansion, and finds it is full of strange gadgets. The illusionist allows him to stay, to the annoyance of his other pets, but the cat proves an invaluable addition to the group when their owner's scheming nephew plots to take the house for himself. Animated adventure, with the voices of Murray Blue and Doug Stone
Rating
8.5
33 Votes
Next On Film4 11:00am Fri 5 Jan
Next On Film4 2:55pm Sat 30 Dec
 
     
17
Film A Bridge Too Far
Fact-based drama recreating the famous Second World War battle for Arnhem, as Allied forces try to capture a series of strategically important bridges and cut off the Germans from their retreat through Europe. Starring Robert Redford, Anthony Hopkins, Michael Caine, Sean Connery, Dirk Bogarde, James Caan, Edward Fox and Laurence Olivier. Based on the book by Cornelius Ryan, and directed by Richard Attenborough
Rating
8.5
73 Votes
Next On 5Spike 3:45pm Fri 29 Dec
 
     
18
Film Carry On Behind
Professors Ronald Crump and Anna Vooshka embark on an archaeological dig, but find their efforts disrupted by the saucy shenanigans of a motley bunch of holiday-makers in the neighbouring caravan park. Comedy, starring Kenneth Williams, Elke Sommer, Joan Sims, Windsor Davies, Kenneth Connor and Bernard Bresslaw
Rating
8.5
143 Votes
Next On ITV3 4:10pm Thu 28 Dec
Next On ITV3 5:15pm Thu 28 Dec
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19
Film Back to the Future
Teenager Marty McFly travels back to the 1950s in a time machine built by his eccentric inventor friend. The return journey proves tricky enough, but he also accidentally alters the sequence of events that led to his parents falling in love - and has to persuade his future dad to win his mother's heart, or he will never be born. Sci-fi comedy adventure, starring Michael J Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson and Crispin Glover
Rating
8.5
330 Votes
Next On Channel 4 6:00pm Boxing Day
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20
Film The Big Country
A naive sea captain learns a harsh lesson in cowboy lore when he becomes embroiled in a family feud. Tensions are running high between his future father-in-law and a hillbilly clan over the thorny issue of water rights - and neither party is impressed by the newcomer when he refuses to take sides. Western, starring Gregory Peck, Charlton Heston, Jean Simmons, Burl Ives and Carroll Baker
Rating
8.4
43 Votes
Next On 5Spike 12:30pm Fri 29 Dec
 
     
21
Film Without a Clue
Brilliant detective Dr John Watson decides to conceal his sleuthing for the sake of his medical reputation, so invents a fictional investigator called Sherlock Holmes and hires a washed-up actor to play the role. The pair get drawn into a mystery that threatens the stability of the British Empire. Comedy, starring Michael Caine and Ben Kingsley
Rating
8.4
49 Votes
Next On London Live 1:00pm Fri 29 Dec
 
     
22
Film Das Boot
U-boat crewmen commissioned to undermine the British war effort by disrupting shipping lanes and cutting off supplies are caught in the North Atlantic, and endure a fraught and intense battle of wits with the enemy as they try to avoid near-certain destruction. Wolfgang Petersen's drama based on Lothar-Guenther Buchheim's autobiographical best-selling novel, with Jurgen Prochnow, Herbert Gronemeyer and Klaus Wennemann. In German
Rating
8.4
76 Votes
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23
Film National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
An American householder is dismayed when his plans for a traditional festive family holiday are thrown into complete disarray by a succession of annoying neighbours and long-lost relatives, who turn up on his doorstep offering their own brand of Christmas cheer. Comedy, starring Chevy Chase, Beverly D'Angelo, Randy Quaid, Diane Ladd, Juliette Lewis, Miriam Flynn, Johnny Galecki and William Hickey
Rating
8.4
98 Votes
Next On ITV London 9:25am Christmas Day
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24
Film An American Werewolf in London
A tourist is attacked while walking on the Yorkshire Moors and undergoes a terrifying metamorphosis, becoming a ravening werewolf whenever the moon is full. John Landis's horror comedy, starring David Naughton, Griffin Dunne and Jenny Agutter, with appearances by Brian Glover and Rik Mayall as unwelcoming locals in an isolated pub. Featuring special effects by Rick Baker
Rating
8.4
110 Votes
Next On Film4 11:35pm New Years Eve
 
     
25
Film Scrooged
A heartless TV executive is cruel to his employees and sees the festive season as nothing more than an opportunity to make money. However, on Christmas Eve, three ghosts arrive in the night and challenge him to change his cynical ways by showing him his past, present and future. Comedy based on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, starring Bill Murray, Karen Allen, John Forsythe, David Johansen and Carol Kane
Rating
8.4
133 Votes
Next On Channel 4 2:35pm Christmas Day
Next On Channel 4 + 1 3:35pm Christmas Day
Next On Film4 2:40pm New Years Eve
Next On Film4 4:35pm Wed 27 Dec
 
     
26
Film Raiders of the Lost Ark
Intrepid archaeologist Indiana Jones goes in search of the legendary Ark of the Covenant, a biblical artefact of devastating power. His quest leads him to Egypt, where the Nazis are plotting to use the Ark to further Hitler's plans for world domination - aided by Jones's deceitful French rival. Steven Spielberg's action adventure, with Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman and John Rhys-Davies
Rating
8.4
173 Votes
Next On BBC1 London 1:45pm Wed 20 Dec
 
     
27
Film Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Two notorious outlaws' routine of bank and train robberies is cut short when a seemingly unstoppable posse is formed to catch them. The pair plan to flee America and start a new life in Bolivia, with the Sundance Kid's schoolmistress lover in tow - but staying ahead of the law is not so easy. Western, starring Paul Newman, Robert Redford and Katharine Ross
Rating
8.4
180 Votes
Next On 5Spike 4:30pm Christmas Eve
 
     
28
Film Enemy at the Gates
A Soviet sniper becomes a national hero during the Second World War Battle of Stalingrad, so the Germans enlist a crack marksman of their own to deal with him. A lethal contest of wits follows as the two sharpshooters stalk each other, while the Russian also finds himself caught up in a love triangle with one of his friends. Drama, starring Jude Law, Ed Harris, Rachel Weisz, Joseph Fiennes, Bob Hoskins and Ron Perlman
Rating
8.4
194 Votes
Next On 5Spike 9:00pm Wed 20 Dec
Next On 5Spike 10:05pm Wed 20 Dec
 
     
29
Film Great Expectations
A penniless orphan is chosen by a reclusive spinster to be a playmate for her cold-hearted ward, whom he falls in love with. As he grows up, a mysterious benefactor offers him the chance to rise into high society, but dark secrets lie behind both the object of his adoration and his newfound fortune. Period drama based on Charles Dickens' novel, starring Jeremy Irvine, Helena Bonham Carter, Ralph Fiennes and Holliday Grainger
Rating
8.4
282 Votes
Next On BBC1 London 1:00am Christmas Day
 
     
30
Film Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
The young wizard is given the task of uncovering the secrets of Lord Voldemort's past as the evil sorcerer's henchmen cause havoc in both the magical and Muggle worlds. With the help of headmaster Dumbledore, Harry ventures into the memories of those who knew the Dark Lord during his early years, hoping to gain an insight into the secret behind his apparent immortality. However, Voldemort's influence extends much closer to home than expected, as Harry's rival Malfoy is chosen to carry out a sinister mission. Fantasy adventure sequel, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Michael Gambon, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Tom Felton and Alan Rickman
Rating
8.4
359 Votes
Next On ITV London 8:00pm Fri 29 Dec
Next On ITV London +1 9:00pm Fri 29 Dec
 
     
31
Film School for Scoundrels
A timid company owner is pushed around by his employees, deceived by a car salesman, humiliated by a waiter and finally loses his girlfriend to a dastardly rival. Salvation comes in the form of an unusual college dedicated to teaching students how to succeed through being manipulative and devious, and he sets about getting even with his enemies. Comedy, starring Ian Carmichael, Terry-Thomas, Alastair Sim and Janette Scott
Rating
8.3
41 Votes
Next On BBC2 London 12:10pm Wed 3 Jan
 
     
32
Film Wallace & Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Inventor Wallace and his canine sidekick Gromit have set up a pest-control service, and are called in to stop rabbits overrunning a garden show. However, the pair are overwhelmed when a destructive giant bunny arrives on the scene, while an interfering aristocrat contrives to make matters worse. Nick Park's Oscar-winning animated adventure, with the voices of Peter Sallis, Ralph Fiennes and Helena Bonham Carter
Rating
8.3
43 Votes
Next On BBC1 London 3:35pm Thu 21 Dec
 
     
33
Film The Vikings
A Norse warrior becomes embroiled in a feud with a former slave over the succession to the Northumbrian throne, unaware his arch-enemy is really his half-brother. Matters come to a head when they both set their sights on a Welsh princess, leading to a confrontation - but the situation is further complicated by the interference of England's sadistic king. Adventure, with Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, Ernest Borgnine and James Donald
Rating
8.3
49 Votes
Next On Channel 5 12:15pm Thu 28 Dec
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34
Film Black Christmas
A crazed maniac, committed to a mental hospital for murdering his mother, breaks out at Christmas and returns to his childhood home. Enraged to find it is now a sorority house, he sets about murdering the students living there one by one. Remake of the 1970s horror, starring Katie Cassidy and Michelle Trachtenberg
Rating
8.3
78 Votes
Next On Horror Channel 9:00pm Sat 23 Dec
Next On Horror Channel 11:30pm Fri 29 Dec
 
     
35
Film Scrooge
Hard-hearted Victorian miser Ebenezer Scrooge refuses to join in with the spirit of the festive season - until a succession of spectral visitors turn up to teach him the error of his ways. Musical adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol, starring Albert Finney, Alec Guinness, Kenneth More, Edith Evans and Paddy Stone
Rating
8.3
87 Votes
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36
Film Scrooge - A Christmas Carol
A hard-hearted skinflint refuses to join in with the spirit of the festive season - until a succession of spectral visitors teaches him the error of his ways by showing him visions of the past, present and future. Adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, starring Alastair Sim, Mervyn Johns, Kathleen Harrison, Jack Warner, Michael Hordern, Hermione Baddeley, Hattie Jacques and George Cole
Rating
8.3
106 Votes
Next On Channel 5 4:15pm Christmas Eve
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37
Film Santa Claus: The Movie
An impulsive elf walks out on Father Christmas during the hectic preparations for the festive season, and heads for New York determined to make a name for himself. However, he falls into the clutches of an evil toy manufacturer, who has a devilish money-making plan up his sleeve. Family fantasy adventure, starring Dudley Moore, John Lithgow, David Huddleston, Burgess Meredith and Judy Cornwell
Rating
8.3
126 Votes
Next On ITV London 12:50pm Christmas Day
Next On ITV London +1 1:50pm Christmas Day
 
     
38
Film Flash Gordon
American football quarterback Flash Gordon and journalist Dale Arden find themselves aboard a rocket ship designed by scientist Dr Zarkov, who intends to travel across space to locate the source of recent natural disasters. The three arrive on the planet Mongo, where they soon learn that the attacks are the responsibility of evil emperor Ming the Merciless, who is planning to destroy the Earth. Sci-fi comic-strip adventure, with Sam J Jones, Max von Sydow, Brian Blessed, Melody Anderson, Topol, Timothy Dalton, Ornella Muti, Peter Wyngarde and Mariangela Melato. Featuring music by Queen
Rating
8.3
156 Votes
Next On Channel 4 6:15am New Years Day
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39
Film The Illusionist
In early 20th-century Vienna, a man becomes obsessed with the art of conjuring after an encounter with a travelling magician. He decides to leave his homeland to explore the world and perfect his skills. He returns years later a very talented illusionist, and is bent on using his gift to save the love of his life from a marriage to a cruel and vicious prince. Mystery thriller, starring Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, Jessica Biel and Rufus Sewell
Rating
8.3
207 Votes
Next On AMC 9:00pm Tue 2 Jan
 
     
40
Film East Is East
Pakistani chip shop owner George Khan tries to keep his seven unruly children under control in 1970s Salford. Revelling in the pleasures of adolescence, the flares-wearing youngsters seem determined to ignore his moral advice - but a shock is in store for two of his teenage sons when the shadow of arranged marriages threatens their freewheeling existence. Comedy drama, starring Om Puri, Linda Bassett, Jimi Mistry and Archie Panjabi
Rating
8.3
450 Votes
Next On Channel 4 11:05pm Wed 27 Dec
Next On Channel 4 + 1 12:05am Thu 28 Dec
 
     
41
Film King Arthur
A Roman commander is posted to Britain in the last days of the empire and given a final mission to rescue a high-ranking official and his son stranded in the north. However, the endeavour reveals his true destiny is to lead the Britons against the new Saxon invasion, and marks the start of a legend. Historical adventure, starring Clive Owen, Keira Knightley, Ray Winstone, Ioan Gruffudd and Stephen Dillane
Rating
8.3
452 Votes
Next On AMC 6:35pm New Years Eve
 
     
42
Film I Give It a Year
A couple marry after a whirlwind romance, but family and friends have doubts about the relationship. As their first anniversary approaches, they both begin to wonder if they are right for each other, especially when faced with more appealing alternative partners. Romantic comedy, with Rose Byrne, Rafe Spall, Anna Faris and Simon Baker
Rating
8.2
27 Votes
Next On Channel 4 12:05am Sat 30 Dec
Next On Channel 4 + 1 1:05am Sat 30 Dec
 
     
43
Film Columbo: A Bird in the Hand
A compulsive gambler with a mountain of debts comes up with a plan to make some easy money. He plants a bomb under his wealthy uncle's car in the hope of inheriting a large legacy - but a hit-and-run driver jeopardises the entire scheme and Columbo is soon sniffing around for clues. Detective drama, starring Peter Falk, Tyne Daly, Greg Evigan and Don S Davis
Rating
8.2
38 Votes
Next On Universal Channel 2:00pm Wed 20 Dec
Next On Universal Channel 8:00am Thu 21 Dec
 
     
44
Film Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise
A disgraced Los Angeles cop who has become chief of police in a small town investigates when the body of a teenage girl is found in a lake. His inquiries lead him to Boston, where he comes into conflict with the local Mob. Third in the crime drama series, starring Tom Selleck and Edward Edwards
Rating
8.2
49 Votes
Next On 5USA 11:05am Wed 20 Dec
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Next On 5USA 9:20am Wed 27 Dec
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45
Film The Warriors
A New York gang leader calls together all the gangs in the city, with the intention of uniting them. However, when he is assassinated, one of the groups he was hoping to draw into his alliance is framed for the murder, and finds all the others have turned on it. A battle for survival to make it back to their own turf alive ensues. Action adventure, starring Michael Beck and James Remar
Rating
8.2
63 Votes
Next On Film4 1:20am Boxing Day
 
     
46
Film The African Queen
A prim missionary is forced to flee her home in German East Africa at the outbreak of the First World War. The only transport available comes courtesy of a gin-sodden riverboat captain, and as the bickering and unlikely travelling companions make their perilous journey, she persuades him to aid the British war effort. John Huston's romantic adventure, starring an Oscar-winning Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn and Robert Morley
Rating
8.2
102 Votes
Next On Channel 5 10:50am Sat 30 Dec
Next On Channel 5 +1 11:50am Sat 30 Dec
 
     
47
Film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
An eccentric confectionery king announces that five children will be given a tour of his wondrous factory. The winners turn out to be a kind-hearted boy from a penniless family and four obnoxious brats, who face a terrible fate when they misbehave. Musical fantasy, based on Roald Dahl's classic book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, starring Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum and Roy Kinnear
Rating
8.2
167 Votes
Next On ITV3 10:25am Fri 29 Dec
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48
Film Miracle on 34th Street
A woman raises her six-year-old daughter to believe that Santa Claus does not exist, but they both have a change of heart after meeting a department store Father Christmas who claims to be the man himself. When the kindly fellow is accused of being a charlatan, his new friends engage a lawyer to prove his true identity. Remake of the 1947 family drama, with Richard Attenborough, Elizabeth Perkins, Mara Wilson and Dylan McDermott
Rating
8.2
189 Votes
Next On E4 5:10pm Boxing Day
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49
Film Mary Poppins
A practically perfect Edwardian nanny brings magical fun, laughter and adventure into the humdrum lives of a young brother and sister - much to the alarm of their disciplinarian father. Disney's musical fantasy based on PL Travers' novel, starring Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Glynis Johns, David Tomlinson, Karen Dotrice and Matthew Garber
Rating
8.2
224 Votes
Next On BBC1 London 3:45pm Boxing Day
 
     
50
Film Serenity
A gang of interplanetary smugglers is pursued by a government assassin searching for a teenage girl who has taken shelter on board their spaceship. Gifted with extraordinary telepathic powers, she has uncovered a secret that threatens the political stability of the universe - and the ruling forces will stop at nothing to ensure it stays buried. Sci-fi adventure based on the TV series Firefly, starring Nathan Fillion, Summer Glau and Chiwetel Ejiofor
Rating
8.2
340 Votes
Next On Syfy 10:50pm Sat 30 Dec
Next On Syfy 9:00pm Boxing Day
 
     
51
Film Rango
A pet chameleon with an active imagination ends up lost in the desert. He makes his way to a lawless town of animals, where he is mistaken for a deadly gunslinger and made sheriff. He organises the townsfolk into a posse when bandits led by an evil rattlesnake steal their supply of water. Oscar-winning animated comedy, with the voices of Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher and Bill Nighy
Rating
8.1
25 Votes
Next On Film4 11:00am Fri 29 Dec
Next On Film4 12:45pm Thu 4 Jan
 
     
52
Film The Pure Hell of St Trinian's
The girls burn their school to the ground, prompting a mysterious Middle Eastern gentleman to offer new premises for their studies - but he has a sinister ulterior motive for helping the badly behaved youngsters. Comedy, starring Cecil Parker, Joyce Grenfell, George Cole and Irene Handl
Rating
8.1
50 Votes
Next On ITV3 10:40am Thu 4 Jan
 
     
53
Film Dances with Wolves
A Union army officer during the American Civil War requests a posting to a remote outpost on the frontier. Left to man a deserted fort single-handedly, he is gradually adopted into a local Sioux tribe - but they are endangered when his former comrades come looking for him. Oscar-winning Western, directed by and starring Kevin Costner. With Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A Grant and Floyd Red Crow Westerman
Rating
8.1
69 Votes
Next On BBC2 London 1:35pm New Years Day
 
     
54
Film K-9
A hard-bitten cop's bad attitude forces his superiors to take desperate measures to find him a new partner on the eve of what could turn out to be the biggest case of his career - and the solution is to pair him up with a lovable Alsatian that will put him through his paces. Comedy, starring James Belushi, Mel Harris and Ed O'Neill
Rating
8.1
85 Votes
Next On ITV London 7:25am Wed 27 Dec
Next On ITV London +1 8:25am Wed 27 Dec
 
     
55
Film Bridesmaids
A disorganised woman is asked to be maid of honour at her best friend's wedding. Taking charge of the prenuptial bridal celebrations, she resolves to give her pal and accompanying bridesmaids the time of their lives, but as her efforts slide into chaos she finds the wife of the groom's boss is keen to usurp her position. Comedy, with Kristen Wiig, Rose Byrne and Melissa McCarthy
Rating
8.1
92 Votes
Next On ITV2 9:00pm Sat 30 Dec
Next On ITV2 9:00pm Fri 5 Jan
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Next On ITV2 10:05pm Sat 30 Dec
 
     
56
Film The Wizard of Oz
Youngster Dorothy Gale is whisked over the rainbow by a tornado into the magical land of Oz, where she inadvertently kills a wicked witch - incurring the wrath of another. Setting out to find the wizard who can show her a way home, she is joined on her journey by a scarecrow, a tin man and a cowardly lion, who all hope their own wishes will be granted. Musical fantasy, with Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr and Frank Morgan
Rating
8.1
139 Votes
Next On ITV3 3:45pm Sat 30 Dec
Next On ITV3 4:50pm Sat 30 Dec
Next On ITV3 1:15pm New Years Day
 
     
57
Film The Abyss
An American nuclear submarine is sunk after a collision with a mysterious object, and the US government asks oil workers to help with the rescue. However, when they and a Navy Seal team arrive at the location of the vessel, a series of strange incidents leads to an encounter with aliens living in the depths. James Cameron's sci-fi thriller, starring Ed Harris, Michael Biehn and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Rating
8.1
230 Votes
Next On Viceland 11:10pm Boxing Day
Next On Viceland 9:00pm Fri 22 Dec
 
     
58
Film Bruce Almighty
God tires of a down-on-his-luck reporter's constant complaining, so passes on His powers to give him a taste of ultimate responsibility. The newsman falls in love with his extraordinary abilities - but a never-ending stream of incoming prayers and his ambitious attempt to please everyone soon prove there is more to the job than meets the eye. Comedy, starring Jim Carrey, Jennifer Aniston and Morgan Freeman
Rating
8.1
395 Votes
Next On AMC 7:00pm Boxing Day
Next On AMC 9:00pm Christmas Eve
 
     
59
Film Scars of Dracula
A concerned Carpathian student risks life and limb to rescue his ne'er-do-well brother from the vampire count's lair - but makes the mistake of taking his girlfriend with him. Hammer horror, starring Christopher Lee, Dennis Waterman, Jenny Hanley, Patrick Troughton and Anouska Hempel
Rating
8
26 Votes
Next On London Live 10:00pm Thu 4 Jan
Next On London Live 12:20am Thu 28 Dec
 
     
60
Film A Town Without Christmas
A sensitive youngster writes a letter to Santa Claus asking to be taken away from his battling parents so they can rebuild their crumbling relationship - prompting a reporter and a novelist to team up and track down the troubled child. Drama, starring Peter Falk, Patricia Heaton and Isabella Fink
Rating
8
30 Votes
Next On CBS Action 10:00am New Years Eve
Next On CBS Drama 4:00pm Wed 27 Dec
 
     
61
Film Quatermass and the Pit
Builders working on a London Underground extension unearth what they think is an unexploded bomb. When renowned scientist Bernard Quartermaster investigates, he discovers something far deadlier - an ancient spaceship containing the remains of insect-like aliens, whose psychic abilities still represent a deadly threat to the human race. Sci-fi horror based on the classic TV series, starring Andrew Keir, Barbara Shelley, James Donald and Julian Glover
Rating
8
41 Votes
Next On Horror Channel 1:00pm Boxing Day
 
     
62
Film A Bug's Life
Well-meaning ant Flik lands his colony in trouble when he accidentally disposes of an offering meant for a swarm of greedy grasshoppers - who promptly promise a horrible revenge. Faced with the imminent destruction of the anthill, he sets out to save the situation by enlisting the help of a few would-be heroes - an out-of-work troupe of bugs from a low-rent flea circus. Pixar animation, with the voices of Dave Foley, Kevin Spacey and Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Rating
8
47 Votes
Next On ITV2 2:35pm Boxing Day
Next On ITV2 3:40pm Boxing Day
Next On ITV2 5:55pm Fri 29 Dec
Next On ITV2 7:00pm Fri 29 Dec
 
     
63
Film The Desert Fox
German commander Rommel falls out of favour with Hitler following his defeat at El Alamein. On returning to his homeland, he is torn between his oath of loyalty and lack of faith in the Fuehrer's unstable leadership, prompting him to become involved in an assassination plot. Second World War drama, starring James Mason, Jessica Tandy, Cedric Hardwicke, Leo G Carroll and Luther Adler
Rating
8
49 Votes
Next On BBC2 London 4:05pm Fri 29 Dec
 
     
64
Film The Count of Monte Cristo
A sailor is imprisoned for a crime he did not commit, but escapes and goes in search of a lost treasure hoard. He uses the loot to create a new identity for himself as a nobleman so he can seek out those who betrayed him and get his revenge. Swashbuckling adventure based on Alexandre Dumas' novel, starring Richard Chamberlain, Tony Curtis, Trevor Howard and Donald Pleasence
Rating
8
61 Votes
Next On London Live 5:10pm Fri 29 Dec
Next On London Live 7:55am New Years Eve
 
     
65
Film Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles
The sleuth and his faithful assistant Dr Watson accompany the last remaining heir to the Baskerville fortune to his ancestral Dartmoor home, where they protect him from a monstrous spectral hound that is rumoured to prowl the wild Devon heath and is hunting down the family. Mystery based on Arthur Conan Doyle's story, starring Matt Frewer, Jason London, Kenneth Welsh and Emma Campbell
Rating
8
69 Votes
Next On Horror Channel 1:00pm Mon 18 Dec
 
     
66
Film Batteries Not Included
A family of tiny alien spacecraft intervenes to help the residents of a run-down Manhattan brownstone tenement stop greedy developers from demolishing their homes. However, the miniature flying saucers have the odds stacked against them as they bravely do all they can to save the day. Sci-fi fantasy, starring Jessica Tandy, Hume Cronyn, Frank McRae and Elizabeth Pena
Rating
8
84 Votes
Next On 5STAR 4:00pm Thu 4 Jan
Next On 5STAR 5:05pm Thu 4 Jan
Next On 5STAR 4:30pm Sat 30 Dec
Next On 5STAR 3:25pm Sat 30 Dec
 
     
67
Film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
The young wizard continues his search for the artefacts containing fragments of the dark lord Voldemort's soul. Time is running out, as the evil sorcerer is aware of Harry's mission, and marshals his forces for a final, devastating attack on Harry and his friends at Hogwarts school. Conclusion of the fantasy saga, with Daniel Radcliffe, Ralph Fiennes, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson and Alan Rickman
Rating
8
109 Votes
Next On ITV London 7:50pm New Years Eve
Next On ITV London +1 8:50pm New Years Eve
 
     
68
Film Matilda
A gifted youngster is packed off by her selfish parents to the prison-like Crunchem Hall School. Once there, she befriends a sweet-natured teacher who convinces her that not all grown-ups are bad - and urges her to use her special powers to turn the tables on the nasty headmistress. Fantasy comedy, adapted from the children's book by Roald Dahl, with Mara Wilson, Pam Ferris, Embeth Davidtz, Rhea Perlman and Danny DeVito, who also directed
Rating
8
111 Votes
Next On Sony Channel 5:50pm Fri 22 Dec
Next On Sony Channel 6:55pm Wed 20 Dec
Next On Sony Channel 7:55pm Wed 20 Dec
Next On Sony Channel 4:50pm Fri 22 Dec
 
     
69
Film The Pianist
A Jewish concert pianist struggles to evade capture and deportation by the Nazis in the Warsaw ghetto during the Holocaust. Separated from his family, he ends up living on the streets as the city collapses around him - but finds the will and the means to survive with the help of a German officer. Roman Polanski's Oscar-winning drama, starring Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann, Frank Finlay, Maureen Lipman and Emilia Fox
Rating
8
112 Votes
Next On London Live 10:00pm Boxing Day
 
     
70
Film Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
A professional conman makes a career of seducing and swindling wealthy women on the French Riviera. However, his idyllic lifestyle is threatened by the arrival of a brash American trickster eager for a piece of the action. The pair make a wager - if one manages to trick a glamorous heiress out of her fortune, the other will agree to leave town. Comedy, with Michael Caine, Steve Martin, Glenne Headly and Ian McDiarmid
Rating
8
127 Votes
Next On Channel 5 11:10am Fri 29 Dec
Next On Channel 5 +1 12:10pm Fri 29 Dec
 
     
71
Film Demolition Man
Maverick cop John Spartan is frozen alive in 1996 and held in cryonic suspension for a crime he did not commit. Decades into the future, the dictator of a seemingly utopian city unleashes a criminal psychopath against his political enemy - but he proves impossible to control, forcing the authorities to revive Spartan to defeat him. Sci-fi thriller, with Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock and Nigel Hawthorne
Rating
8
131 Votes
Next On ITV4 12:15am Christmas Day
Next On ITV4 9:00pm Fri 29 Dec
Next On ITV4 11:10pm Christmas Eve
Next On ITV4 10:05pm Fri 29 Dec
 
     
72
Film Die Hard 2
Tough cop John McClane arrives at an airport to pick up his wife, but finds himself plunged into a bloody life-or-death struggle. He must battle terrorists who have seized control of the terminal as part of a campaign to secure the release of a convicted drug baron. Action thriller sequel, starring Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, William Sadler, Franco Nero and William Atherton
Rating
8
243 Votes
Next On Film4 9:00pm Tue 2 Jan
 
     
73
Film Jesse Stone: Sea Change
New England police chief Jesse Stone reopens the unsolved case of a bank teller who was was shot dead in broad daylight. Although the crime was committed more than 12 years earlier, Stone believes evidence that was overlooked the first time round could prove crucial to solving the mystery. Detective thriller, starring Tom Selleck, Kathy Baker and Kohl Sudduth
Rating
7.9
25 Votes
Next On 5USA 11:40am Thu 21 Dec
Next On 5USA 12:45pm Thu 21 Dec
Next On 5USA 9:20am Thu 28 Dec
Next On 5USA 10:25am Thu 28 Dec
 
     
74
Film Columbo: Any Old Port in a Storm
A vineyard owner's financial security is jeopardised when his playboy younger brother threatens to sell the family winery. He resorts to killing his sibling and rigging the death scene to look like a scuba-diving accident. However, the crumpled cop sees through the ruse and in the process reveals he is something of a wine buff himself. Detective drama, with Peter Falk, Donald Pleasence and Julie Harris
Rating
7.9
26 Votes
Next On 5USA 12:55pm Thu 28 Dec
Next On 5USA 2:55pm Christmas Eve
 
     
75
Film Columbo: Ashes to Ashes
The shabby sleuth investigates the complex case of a murdered Hollywood gossip writer. He uses his unique talents to interrogate a smooth-talking funeral director, who was once romantically involved with the victim and one of the last people to see her alive. Detective drama, with Peter Falk. Patrick McGoohan co-stars and directs
Rating
7.9
34 Votes
Next On Universal Channel 2:00pm Christmas Day
Next On Universal Channel 8:00am Boxing Day
 
     
76
Film Operation Petticoat
A Second World War submarine captain tries to restore his crippled vessel to its former glory, but is thwarted by his first officer, who has invited a party of nurses, children and an expectant mother on board. Mayhem ensues as the skipper struggles to rein in the female influence on ship protocol. Comedy, starring Cary Grant, Tony Curtis and Joan O'Brien
Rating
7.9
35 Votes
Next On Film4 4:45pm Mon 18 Dec
 
     
77
Film Midnight Express
An American student is arrested for drug smuggling while on holiday in Turkey, and thrown into a brutal prison ruled by a sadistic warder. His family and the US government plan an appeal, but he begins to realise that diplomatic efforts are fruitless, and his only hope is to plot a desperate escape. Alan Parker's fact-based drama, starring Brad Davis, John Hurt and Randy Quaid
Rating
7.9
39 Votes
Next On Sony Channel 11:55pm Christmas Day
Next On Sony Channel 12:55am Boxing Day
 
     
78
Film Sherlock Holmes
Premiere. The eccentric detective and his confidant Dr Watson investigate the apparent resurrection of a criminal mastermind with links to the occult, who is carrying out a series of seemingly magical murders. The case is complicated by the reappearance of Holmes' duplicitous old flame Irene Adler. Action thriller, starring Robert Downey Jr, Jude Law, Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong and Eddie Marsan
Rating
7.9
42 Votes
Next On ITV2 9:00pm New Years Eve
Next On ITV2 10:05pm New Years Eve
Next On ITV2 9:00pm Boxing Day
Next On ITV2 10:05pm Boxing Day
 
     
79
Film Les Miserables
A former prisoner tries to lead an honest life in post-revolutionary France, despite being pursued everywhere by a fanatical police inspector. He promises a poverty-stricken factory worker that he will raise her child, a relationship that gives his life new meaning, but both of them are drawn into an uprising against the reinstated monarchy. Musical, starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway
Rating
7.9
56 Votes
Next On More4 8:00pm Christmas Day
 
     
80
Film Now You See Me
Four magicians use their lavish stage shows as cover for a series of seemingly impossible heists, and give away the money they steal to their audiences. An FBI agent assembles a team of experts to discover how the baffling robberies are committed and what the secret agenda behind the crime spree is. Crime thriller, starring Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Woody Harrelson and Isla Fisher
Rating
7.9
60 Votes
Next On Film4 9:00pm New Years Day
 
     
81
Film Mansfield Park
The impoverished parents of a headstrong young woman decide to send their daughter to live with wealthy relatives, ensuring her a brighter future. As she grows up, she becomes a keen observer of human nature, investigating attitudes to marriage and social status, while honing her skills as an author. Drama, based on Jane Austen's novel, starring Frances O'Connor, Harold Pinter, Embeth Davidtz, Jonny Lee Miller, Alessandro Nivola, Hugh Bonneville and James Purefoy
Rating
7.9
62 Votes
Next On BBC2 London 11:35am Sat 30 Dec
 
     
82
Film Bridge to Terabithia
Twelve-year-old Jess befriends a new girl at school, and the pair begin to create their own imaginary kingdom in a secret place in the woods to escape the difficulties of their real lives. Unfortunately, a tragedy threatens to bring their fantasy world to an end. Drama based on Katherine Paterson's novel, starring Josh Hutcherson, AnnaSophia Robb, Zooey Deschanel and Robert Patrick
Rating
7.9
65 Votes
Next On Channel 4 7:05am Sat 30 Dec
Next On Channel 4 + 1 8:05am Sat 30 Dec
 
     
83
Film Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines
A publisher offers to sponsor the first London-to-Paris air race in a bid to boost the sales of his newspaper. Among the motley assortment of characters who sign up for the challenge is a scheming nobleman bent on sabotaging the efforts of the other entrants. Period comedy, starring Terry-Thomas, Sarah Miles, James Fox, Robert Morley, Benny Hill, Tony Hancock, Eric Sykes and Gert Frobe
Rating
7.9
71 Votes
Next On BBC2 London 10:00am Fri 22 Dec
 
     
84
Film E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial
A lonely boy befriends an alien who has been left stranded on Earth. The two develop a psychic connection as the boy helps the extraterrestrial to contact his own people and call for rescue. However, living on Earth starts to have a devastating effect on the visitor's health, and a government operative is determined to capture him for study. Steven Spielberg's sci-fi fantasy, starring Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Dee Wallace and Peter Coyote
Rating
7.9
73 Votes
Next On ITV London 3:30pm Boxing Day
Next On ITV London +1 4:30pm Boxing Day
 
     
85
Film Carry On Abroad
British holiday-makers jet off on a package holiday to the Spanish resort of Elsbels. Unluckily, not only is the hotel short of staff, but it also has no walls, ceilings or entertainment. Further mishaps leave the tourists fuming - until they sample a local punch laced with an aphrodisiac. Comedy, with Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey and Joan Sims
Rating
7.9
92 Votes
Next On ITV3 1:15pm Boxing Day
Next On ITV3 2:25pm Boxing Day
Next On ITV3 8:40am Fri 29 Dec
Next On ITV3 9:45am Fri 29 Dec
 
     
86
Film Short Circuit
A military robot is struck by lightning and develops a mind of its own. The machine embarks on a series of comic misadventures, but the company that made him wants him back. He realises his only hope is to convince the scientist who invented him that he really is alive. Sci-fi comedy adventure, starring Steve Guttenberg, Ally Sheedy and Fisher Stevens
Rating
7.9
92 Votes
Next On Channel 4 8:25am Boxing Day
Next On Channel 4 + 1 9:25am Boxing Day
 
     
87
Film Jingle All the Way
A workaholic father tries to make up for his perpetual absence from home by promising to buy his son a hugely popular action figure for Christmas - little realising every other father in town has the same idea. Comedy, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Jake Lloyd, Rita Wilson, Robert Conrad and Phil Hartman
Rating
7.9
140 Votes
Next On Film4 3:00pm Christmas Eve
Next On Film4 11:00am Thu 28 Dec
 
     
88
Film Get Carter
A Mob enforcer returns home to Seattle for his brother's funeral. Learning his brother was murdered, he resolves to hunt down and kill everyone involved in his death, with the help of his dead sibling's widow and her daughter. Crime thriller remake, starring Sylvester Stallone, Miranda Richardson, Mickey Rourke, Rachael Leigh Cook and Michael Caine, star of the original film
Rating
7.9
153 Votes
Next On London Live 10:00pm Christmas Day
 
     
89
Film Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
The young wizard struggles to convince his fellow sorcerers that the evil Lord Voldemort has returned to life. When Hogwarts headmaster Dumbledore is ousted in favour of a sadistic replacement, Harry realises he must take matters into his own hands, uniting his fellow pupils to form a secret army and training them for the inevitable confrontation to come. Fantasy adventure sequel, starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Gary Oldman, Michael Gambon and Alan Rickman
Rating
7.9
450 Votes
Next On ITV London 8:00pm Thu 28 Dec
Next On ITV London +1 9:00pm Thu 28 Dec
 
     
90
Film Carry On Constable
A flu epidemic leaves a police station short of staff, forcing a desperate inspector to send four bungling trainees on the beat. The inept would-be bobbies manage to increase the crime rate even before they have started work, and their long-suffering sergeant faces an uphill battle to whip them into shape. Comedy, starring Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Kenneth Connor, Charles Hawtrey and Joan Sims
Rating
7.8
42 Votes
Next On Channel 4 12:25pm Thu 21 Dec
Next On Channel 4 + 1 1:25pm Thu 21 Dec
Next On More4 10:00am Fri 29 Dec
 
     
91
Film Fly Away Home
A 13-year-old girl finds an abandoned nest of goose eggs and raises the chicks when they hatch. As winter approaches, the birds need to fly south, so she and her inventor father construct a light aircraft to lead the way. Family adventure, starring Jeff Daniels, Anna Paquin, Dana Delany and Terry Kinney
Rating
7.8
47 Votes
Next On Sony Channel 10:00am New Years Day
Next On Sony Channel 11:00am New Years Day
Next On Sony Channel 1:00pm Sat 30 Dec
Next On Sony Channel 2:00pm Sat 30 Dec
 
     
92
Film Look Who's Talking
Pregnant Mollie is dumped by her boyfriend, and sets out after the baby's birth to find a surrogate father for her infant son Mikey, who comments on proceedings through a wisecracking inner monologue. Mikey is confident the cab driver who helped deliver him is the perfect man for the job - but his mother is less than convinced. Comedy, with John Travolta, Kirstie Alley and the voice of Bruce Willis
Rating
7.8
48 Votes
Next On Channel 5 3:20pm Fri 29 Dec
Next On Channel 5 +1 4:20pm Fri 29 Dec
 
     
93
Film The Dead Zone
A road-crash victim awakens from a five-year coma to discover he has developed psychic powers. Able to foresee a person's future just by touching them, the accidental psychic has visions of horrific destruction when he shakes the hand of a corrupt politician. David Cronenberg's thriller, based on the story by Stephen King, with Christopher Walken, Brooke Adams, Tom Skerritt, Martin Sheen and Anthony Zerbe
Rating
7.8
60 Votes
Next On AMC 11:30pm Sat 30 Dec
 
     
94
Film Clash of the Titans
The son of the Greek god Zeus is raised by humans and grows up to reject his immortal heritage in anger at the gods' cruel treatment of humans. He sets out on a quest to find a means to kill the evil lord of the underworld in revenge for his father's death, facing all manner of strange creatures. Mythological adventure, with Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes and Gemma Arterton
Rating
7.8
73 Votes
Next On ITV2 4:15pm Thu 28 Dec
Next On ITV2 5:20pm Thu 28 Dec
Next On ITV2 3:45pm Christmas Day
Next On ITV2 4:50pm Christmas Day
 
     
95
Film Step Brothers
Brennan and Dale are two 40-year-old men who have never flown the nest. All that changes when Brennan's mother marries Dale's father, and the spoiled sons are forced to share a room. They take an instant dislike to each other, but when their long-suffering parents finally insist they find jobs, they learn to work together. Comedy, with Will Ferrell, John C Reilly, Mary Steenburgen and Richard Jenkins
Rating
7.8
78 Votes
Next On Comedy Central 9:00pm Thu 21 Dec
Next On Comedy Central 9:00pm Sat 23 Dec
 
     
96
Film Big Trouble in Little China
A dim-witted and fearless trucker goes in search of his friend's kidnapped fiancee in San Francisco's Chinatown. He blunders into a supernatural world ruled by a powerful ghostly sorcerer, who needs the captured woman so he can rejoin the land of the living. Comedy fantasy adventure, starring Kurt Russell, Dennis Dun, Kim Cattrall, James Hong and Victor Wong
Rating
7.8
111 Votes
Next On Horror Channel 9:00pm Christmas Day
Next On Viceland 9:00pm New Years Day
 
     
97
Film Men in Black
A streetwise cop is enlisted by a top-secret government force dedicated to policing alien visitors to Earth, teaming up with a veteran agent just as a body-swapping extraterrestrial giant insect begins a reign of terror throughout New York City. Sci-fi comedy, starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Fiorentino, Rip Torn and Vincent D'Onofrio
Rating
7.8
112 Votes
Next On Film4 7:05pm Fri 22 Dec
 
     
98
Film The Fugitive
A doctor is convicted of his wife's murder and forced to go on the run to prove his innocence - but his efforts to find the mysterious one-armed man he believes is the real killer are hampered by a tenacious US marshal. Thriller, starring Harrison Ford, an Oscar-winning Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Julianne Moore and Joe Pantoliano
Rating
7.8
125 Votes
Next On ITV4 9:05pm Thu 28 Dec
Next On ITV4 10:10pm Thu 28 Dec
Next On ITV4 10:10pm Sat 23 Dec
Next On ITV4 9:00pm Sat 23 Dec
 
     
99
Film Home Alone
A boy has to fend for himself when he is accidentally left behind after his family jets off to Paris for Christmas. The youngster initially enjoys his freedom, but is soon forced to resort to ingenious booby traps to defend the family home from two dim-witted burglars. Comedy, starring Macaulay Culkin, Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern, John Heard, Catherine O'Hara and John Candy
Rating
7.8
301 Votes
Next On Channel 4 5:50pm Christmas Day
Next On Channel 4 + 1 6:50pm Christmas Day
Next On Film4 6:55pm New Years Eve
 
     
100
Film GoodFellas
An Irish-Italian boy from a poor neighbourhood grows up idolising the glamorous lifestyle of the Mafia. Taken under the wing of a mobster, he rises quickly in the world of organised crime. But he soon has to face the realities of murder and treachery, while his involvement in drug deals puts him at risk from both sides of the law. Martin Scorsese's crime drama, starring Ray Liotta, Robert De Niro and an Oscar-winning Joe Pesci
Rating
7.8
366 Votes
Next On ITV4 11:10pm Fri 5 Jan
Next On ITV4 10:00pm Fri 5 Jan

 

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