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28 Great Movies on Free TV This Week



We’re back again to answer the age old question of “what’s on TV this week?”

Dante’s Peak

Monday at 18:55 on Film4

Universal Pictures

1997 ‧ Adventure/Action ‧ 1h 49m

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5.9/10 IMDb 26% Rotten Tomatoes 43% Metacritic

Volcanologist Harry Dalton (Pierce Brosnan) and Mayor Rachel Wando (Linda Hamilton), finally convince the unbelieving populace that the big one is about to hit and that they need to evacuate immediately, only to discover her two children have gone up the mountain to get their grandmother. With Earth’s clock racing against them, they must rescue the kids and grandma before the volcano explodes in a fury of flame and ash a million times more powerful than an atomic bomb.

Three Days To Kill

Monday at 22:55 on Channel 5

Relativity Media

2014 ‧ Action/Thriller ‧ 2h 3m

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6.2/10 IMDb 28% Rotten Tomatoes 40% Metacritic

After being diagnosed with a terminal illness, spy Ethan Renner decides to give up his career. However, before that, he is tasked to nab a terrorist while looking after his teenage daughter.

The Great Beauty

Monday at 23:25 on Film4

Medusa Film

2013 ‧ Drama/Comedy ‧ 2h 52m

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7.8/10 IMDb 91% Rotten Tomatoes 4.2/5 Amazon UK

An ageing writer has spent many years seducing his way through the lavish nightlife of Rome for decades, but after his 65th birthday, he starts to look past the nightclubs and parties to find a landscape of exquisite beauty.

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Tuesday at 18:45 on Film4

Paramount Pictures

2009 ‧ Action/Adventure ‧ 1h 58m

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5.8/10 IMDb 34% Rotten Tomatoes 32% Metacritic

Duke and Ripcord join an elite military unit, the G.I.JOE, after they are attacked by an evil organisation, Cobra. The two along with G.I.JOE use next-generation technology to defeat the threat.

American Made

Tuesday at 18:45 on Film4

Universal Pictures

2017 ‧ Action/Drama ‧ 1h 55m

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7.2/10 IMDb 86% Rotten Tomatoes 65% Metacritic

Barry Seal, a commercial airline pilot, gets involved in drugs and arms smuggling while working for the CIA. Later, he turns into a government informant in order to escape his jail time.


Tuesday at 21:00 on Sony Movies Classic

TriStar Pictures

1993 ‧ Drama/Trial drama ‧ 2h 6m

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7.7/10 IMDb 80% Rotten Tomatoes 66% Metacritic

A young Philadelphia lawyer who is infected with AIDS keeps his homosexuality hidden from his employers. When he is suddenly dismissed, he hires a homophobic lawyer for a wrongful dismissal suit.

That’ll Be The Day

Tuesday at 22:00 on Talking Pictures TV

Anglo-EMI Film Distributors

1973 ‧ Musical/Drama ‧ 1h 31m

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6.6/10 · IMDb

Raised by his single mother after the abrupt departure of his father, Jim MacLaine (David Essex) is a restless British youth. Leaving home to find his place in the world, Jim eventually meets kindred spirit Mike (Ringo Starr). The two lads get into plenty of trouble as they shirk responsibility and chase women, but ultimately Jim has to decide on a career, and dreams of becoming a rock ‘n’ roll star. Can Jim make it as musician, or will he remain stuck in a mundane rut?

Alone in Berlin

Tuesday at 23:15 on Film4

Altitude Film Distribution

2016 ‧ War/Drama ‧ 1h 43m

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6.5/10 IMDb 57% Rotten Tomatoes 52% Metacritic

During WWII, a German couple receive news that their only son has been killed in battle. Already disillusioned with the Nazi regime, they begin a campaign of civil disobedience and write messages on postcards urging fellow Germans to resist.

Enough Said

Wednesday at 19:10 on Film4

Fox Searchlight Pictures

2013 ‧ Romance/Drama ‧ 1h 33m

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7/10 IMDb 95% Rotten Tomatoes 4.3/5 Amazon.co.uk

A single mother, Eva, enjoys her profession as a masseuse but is worried as her daughter is about to begin college. Soon, she meets Albert and discovers that he’s her new friend’s ex-husband.

The Bank Job

Wednesday at 21:00 on Film4


2008 ‧ Thriller/Action ‧ 1h 52m

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7.2/10 IMDb 79% Rotten Tomatoes 4.6/5 Amazon UK

Martine approaches Terry, a car salesman who faces serious financial issues, to form a gang and rob a bank. However, things are not as easy as they seem.

The Imposter

Wednesday at 22:00 on 4Seven

Revolver Entertainment

2012 ‧ Documentary/Mystery ‧ 1h 39m

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7.5/10 IMDb 95% Rotten Tomatoes

Filmmaker Bart Layton chronicles the tale of Frederic Bourdin, a con artist who seemingly tricked a Texas family into believing he was a relative who disappeared years earlier.

Gemma Bovery

Wednesday at 23:15 on Film4


2014 ‧ Romance/Drama ‧ 1h 39m

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6.4/10 IMDb 54% Rotten Tomatoes

After moving to the French countryside with her husband (Jason Flemyng), a British beauty (Gemma Arterton) draws the attention of a local baker (Fabrice Luchini), a young playboy and her magnetic ex.

Girl, Interrupted

Thursday at 00:45 on Sony Movies Classic

Columbia Pictures

1999 ‧ Drama ‧ 2h 7m

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7.3/10 IMDb 54% Rotten Tomatoes 51% Metacritic

A directionless teenager, Susanna, is rushed to Claymoore, a mental institution, after a supposed suicide attempt. There, she befriends a group of troubled women who deeply influence her life.


Thursday at 14:25 on Film4

20th Century Fox

1997 ‧ Animation/Musical ‧ 1h 35m

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7.2/10 IMDb 61% Metacritic 85% Rotten Tomatoes

When the Romanovs were killed, Anastasia barely made it alive. Now, with vague memories of her past, she travels to Paris with two cons who want to portray her as the real princess and get rewarded.

Paper Towns

Thursday at 18:50 on Film4

20th Century Fox

2015 ‧ Romance/Mystery ‧ 1h 53m

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6.3/10 IMDb 57% Rotten Tomatoes 56% Metacritic

Quentin’s girl crush Margo disappears one night mysteriously after leaving behind clues for him to look for her. Along with a bunch of friends, he sets out on a search mission trailing the clues.

Central Intelligence

Thursday at 21:00 on Film4

Universal Pictures

2016 ‧ Comedy/Action ‧ 1h 56m

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6.3/10 IMDb 71% Rotten Tomatoes

Accountant Calvin Joyner’s life changes drastically after Bob Stone, his classmate in high school, drags him into a dubious covert operation.

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

Thursday at 23:10 on Film4

Annapurna Pictures

2017 ‧ Drama ‧ 1h 48m

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7.1/10 IMDb 86% Rotten Tomatoes 4.5/5 Amazon UK

William Moulton Marston, a psychologist, creates the comic character Wonder Woman after being inspired by his wife and lover’s feministic side.

The Butterfly Effect

Friday at 01:00 on Sony Movies

New Line Cinema

2004 ‧ Thriller/Sci-fi ‧ 1h 53m

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7.6/10 IMDb 33% Rotten Tomatoes 30% Metacritic

Evan gets severe headaches that cause him to suffer blackouts. While unconscious, he is able to travel back in time and alter the past but this causes drastic changes in his present life.


Friday at 01:15 on Channel 4

Benaras Media Works

2018 ‧ Drama ‧ 2h 20m

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6.9/10 IMDb 3/5 Hindustan Times 4/5 NDTV

Murad Ali Mohammed and his daughter-in-law try to prove their innocence after their family gets accused of having ties with extremist groups when Mohammed’s son joins a terrorist outfit.

27 Dresses

Friday at 18:50 on Film4

20th Century Fox

2008 ‧ Romance/Rom-com ‧ 1h 51m

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6.1/10 IMDb 40% Rotten Tomatoes 47% Metacritic

After serving as a bridesmaid 27 times, Jane is shocked when her younger sister announces her engagement to the man she loves. Meanwhile, she also meets a cynical journalist who has a hidden agenda.

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

Friday at 21:00 on E4

Paramount Pictures

2013 ‧ Comedy ‧ 1h 59m

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6.3/10 IMDb 75% Rotten Tomatoes 3/5 Common Sense Media

A celebrated news anchor from San Diego, post getting fired by his boss, is hired by New York’s first 24-hour news channel where he takes the channel by storm through his new style of news coverage.

The Beach

Friday at 21:00 on Sony Movies

The Beach (2000) Directed by Danny Boyle Shown: Leonardo DiCaprio (as Richard)

2000 ‧ Drama/Adventure ‧ 1h 59m

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6.7/10 IMDb 20% Rotten Tomatoes 43% Metacritic

Richard, a young man, travels to Thailand and finds himself in possession of an odd map. Rumours state that the map leads to an island paradise. Accompanied by a few friends, he sets out to find it.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Saturday 17:45 on Film4

Paramount Pictures

2011 ‧ Action/Sci-fi ‧ 2h 37m

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6.2/10 IMDb 35% Rotten Tomatoes 2/5 Common Sense Media

Sam Witwicky and the Autobots must unravel the secrets of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the Moon before the Decepticons can use it for their own evil schemes.


Saturday at 21:00 on Film4

Paramount Pictures

2017 ‧ Comedy/Action ‧ 2h 1m

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5.5/10 IMDb 17% Rotten Tomatoes

Lifeguard Mitch Buchannon and his team discover a drug racket involving businesswoman Victoria Leeds and decide to unearth the truth and bring the perpetrators to justice.

As Above, So Below

Saturday at 23:15 on Film4

Universal Pictures

2014 ‧ Horror/Thriller ‧ 1h 40m

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6.2/10 IMDb 26% Rotten Tomatoes 38% Metacritic

Archaeologist Scarlett Marlowe (Perdita Weeks) has devoted her whole life to finding one of history’s greatest treasures: Flamel’s Philosopher’s Stone. According to legend, the artifact can grant eternal life and turn any metal into gold. When she learns that the stone is hidden underground in the Catacombs of Paris, she assembles a crew to guide and document her historic mission. As they begin their descent, the team-members have no way of knowing that they are entering their own personal hell.

Rio 2

Sunday at 12:55 on Film4

20th Century Fox

2014 ‧ Animation/Family ‧ 1h 41m

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6.3/10 IMDb 48% Rotten Tomatoes 49% Metacritic

After moving out of Rio de Janeiro, Blu, Jewel and their children try to cope with the new surroundings in the Amazon. But Blu encounters the revengeful Nigel who further complicates the situation.

Shrek Forever After

Sunday at 14:55 on Film4

Paramount Pictures

2010 ‧ Animation/Family ‧ 1h 33m

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6.3/10 IMDb 58% Rotten Tomatoes 3/5 Common Sense Media

Shrek finds himself burdened and in the midst of a mid-life crisis. Rumpelstiltskin convinces him to let him cast him in a world where he sets the rules.

Dumb and Dumber To

Sunday at 23:25 on Film4

Universal Pictures

2014 ‧ Comedy ‧ 1h 49m

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5.6/10 IMDb 30% Rotten Tomatoes 36% Metacritic

In need of a new kidney and having learned that he has a long-lost daughter, dimwit Harry Dunne (Jeff Daniels) snaps his equally cretinous pal, Lloyd Christmas (Jim Carrey), out of an apparent fugue state to accompany him on a journey to find her. The witless wonders criss-cross the country using whatever mode of transportation they can find, ultimately arriving at the one place on Earth where they least belong: a summit of the world’s most brilliant minds.

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