Top Film Tip’s Best Films On TV This Week

More great films on TV this week than you can shake a remote at plus a special Shawshank Redemption tweetalong where you get to be part of the Twitter jury that decides Andy's fate...
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More great films on TV this week than you can shake a remote at plus a special Shawshank Redemption tweetalong where you get to be part of the Twitter jury that decides Andy's fate...

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With more top films than any film fanatic would know what to do with- this week will see many a ruined box. So prepare your record buttons for a battering in @TopFilmTip's best films on TV.

Also - Find new followers and follows and don't miss your chance to join the Twitter jury as we decide if Andy Dufresne is innocent or guilty in our live tweetalong of #ShawshankTFT Sunday 18th at 9pm on ITV2 hosted by @TopFilmChat

Saturday 17th

A traumatised pilot faces fear of flying, wins back girl and provides vehicle for 100 jokes per minute in comedy classic AIRPLANE! at 7:15pm Film4.

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Danny Trejo decapitates dozens and stands up for illegal immigrants in the literally gut wrenching, nun-gunning preposterously fun MACHETE at 10:50pm on Film4.andThree aboriginal girls escape enforced servitude and travel thousands of miles to get home in stunning drama RABBIT PROOF FENCE at 11pm on BBC2.

Sunday 18th

Wife murdering money launderer convinces gullible prisoners of his innocence in IMDBs highest rated film THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION at 9pm on ITV2.

andBritish fluff presenter locks horns with universally despised ex-president in drunk dialling, history making drama FROST/NIXON at 10:30pm on BBC2

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Certain of his wife's infidelity, Tim Robbins turns the tables on a carjacker in the anarchic madcap and kidnap buddy-road movie NOTHING TO LOSE at 00:05am on BBC1

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A shepherd boy grow up over 60 years into manhood in the Ennio Morricone scored, autobiographical, dream-like Sicilian epic BAARIA at 01:30am on Channel4.

Monday 19th

Dancing corpses, severed heads and amputated hands in Sam Raimi’s necrocomnicon reading, deadite slaying Groovy horror EVIL DEAD II at 00:35 on Film4.

Tuesday 20th

A Vietnam vet's life is burned to ashes as a psychological break gives way to the terrifying angels and demons of JACOBS LADDER at 10pm onSyFy

Wednesday 21st

Moral dilemmas and forgotten passions as a cop vows to stop brutal anarchist in John Malkovich's social allegory THE DANCER UPSTAIRS at 11:10pm on MMix

Thursday 22nd

A father and son spend their last days together bonding at sea before parting ways forever in lyrically beautiful treat ALAMAR at 11am on Film4.

andIn their wish to be made whole, a shattered family embraces a compulsive liar. Heartbreaking, mesmerising documentary THE IMPOSTER airs at 9pm on Channel4.

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Jack Nicholson vows to bring a child's unknown killer to justice in Sean Penn's dark and morally murky malcontented drama THE PLEDGE at 10:35pm on ITV1.

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A small town rookie sheriff faces looming vengeance of returning killer and a conspiracy of hate in utterly outstanding Aussie western wonder RED HILL at 11:05pm on Film4.

Friday 23rd

One stray bullet sets off wave of confusion, engulfing disparate people from a metropolis to Morocco in interconnected marvel BABEL at 9pm on More4.

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Drawn from Del Toro's own memories of childhood hallucinations and imaginations, a young girl walks a fine line in PAN'S LABYRINTH at 1am on Film4.


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