Top Film Tip's Best Movies On TV This Week

This week Brad Pitt goes western and we indulge in a bit of 80's teen classic.
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This week Brad Pitt goes western and we indulge in a bit of 80's teen classic.


This week we take you on a cinematic journey from Maverick Sabre's favourite film


to exploratory violence, brooding hatred to malevolent love and from the nutty life of Japanese gangsters to teenage angst in this weeks best films on TV.

Sunday 9th

Fiercely independent rebel cowboy gets arrested in order to free his incarcerated friend in anarchic Kirk Douglas classic LONELY ARE THE BRAVE at 9:15am on ITV4.


Michael Haneke holds a mirror to the audiences fascination with violence when two men hold a family captive for entertainment in the terrifying FUNNY GAMES at 00:20am  on Film4.

Monday 10th

Hero worship turns to antipathy in the lyrically beautiful and erudite gem THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD at 10pm on ITV4.

andSelfish love is revealed beneath the guise of dedicated devotion as two men bond over their comatose girlfriends in unsettling drama


at 00:55am on Film4.

Wednesday 12th

A Yakuza reluctantly takes his beloved gangster brother to his death, only to fall into a series of eccentric & bizarre events in bonkers Japanese treat GOZU at 11:30pm on Film4.

Friday 14th

A Jock, a Brain, a Criminal, a Princess & a Basket Case find common ground in John Hughes' weedy detention classic


at 11:05pm on BBC2.As ever, if you would like daily tips for free films on TV you can follow

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