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14th Apr 2017

Here are the very best films on TV for you to enjoy over the long weekend

Paul Moore

There are some absolute belters here.

No work till Tuesday. Yes! Ok, so what are you going to do with your time?

While a family holiday, cleaning the house and a trip to the gym all sound very ‘appealing’, they’re definitely not going to be as relaxing as a weekend on the couch.

Here are the best films available on terrestrial TV over the coming days – we’ve also added some films that you might be able to see, depending on your subscription package/network.

To begin with, we’re going to give you two Netflix picks for the weekend.


Anchorman – BBC 1 at 23:45

Crank– ITV at 22:45

Selma – BBC2 at 21:00

High-Rise – Film 4 at 22:50,

The Muppets – Loads of their films are being shown all afternoon on Film 4

Non terrestrial : The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring on ITV 2 at 19:25, The Book of Eli on ITV4 at 21:00, The Deer Hunter ITV 4 at 23:20, Despicable Me 2 on ITV2 at 17:20


Spring Breakers – Channel 4 at 00:55

The Big Lebowski– Film Four at 01:10

Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs – Film Four at 16:50

The River Wild – Film Four at 18:45

The Imitation Game – Channel 4 at 21:00

X-Men: First Class– Film Four at 21:00

The Expendables – ITV at  21:2523:40

War of the Worlds -BBC2 at 21:45

Solomon Kane -Channel 4 at 23:15

Rescue Dawn – BBC1 at 23:45

Non Terrestrial: – Happy Feet  ITV 2 at 16:40, Bean on ITV2 at 18:45, Clear and Present Danger ITV4 at 21:00.

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Thunderball – ITV at 12:00

Cool Runnings – BBC1 at 14:15

Ice Age: Continental Drift– Film Four at 16:50

Bridesmaids -Film Four at 21:00

East Is East – Channel 4 at 23:05

Non Terrestrial – The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug on ITV 2 at 18:55, The Dirty Dozen on ITV 4 at 21:05,  United 93 on ITV4 at 00:10


Kingpin – Channel 4 at 01:00

Paddington– Film Four at 16:55

Guardians of the Galaxy -BBC 1 at 20:30

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas– BBC2 at 22:00

Terminator: Salvation – Film Four at 23:25