Top Film Tip's Best Films On TV This Week

This week we take you on a cinematic journey from documentary heaven to Darren Aronofsky's first feature film in Top Film Tip's best free films on TV.
Publish date:


As ever, if you would like more daily tips for free films on TV you can follow @TopFilmTip on Twitter

Saturday 30th

In their wish to be made whole a shattered family embraces a compulsive liar in the heartbreaking, mesmerising documentary THE IMPOSTER at 10:20pm on More4.


Passion and personality, pressure and perseverance as handful of indomitable designers bring their art to fruition in captivating documentary INDIE GAME: THE MOVIE at 11:05pm on Channel 4.

Sunday 1st

Marine trains under his estranged father to battle his brother in high stakes MMA tournament in one-punch-KO-ing, fraternal fighting limb breaking masterful drama WARRIOR at 9pm on Channel 5.


French Trappist monks encounter the true face of evil when Algerian terrorists take umbrage at their charitable work in arresting true story OF GODS AND MEN at 9pm on BBC4.

Tuesday 3rd

Multifaceted plot, character development and direction blend perfectly with blissful cinematography in Peter Weir's unsettling coming of age tale WALKABOUT at 00:05am on BBC1.


Michael Haneke explores audience's fascination with violence when two men hold a family captive for entertainment in FUNNY GAMES at 1:30am on Film4.

Wednesday 4th

A red neck repeatedly fails to trick Joe Pesci out of a wad of cash while one of the best court cases ever filmed twists and turns in the infinitely enjoyable treat MY COUSIN VINNY at 11:05pm on Movie Mix.


A low ranking gangster's child loans dad’s gun to friend who kills Russian mobster in nerve shredding crime thriller RUNNING SCARED at 01:20am on Channel 4.

Thursday 5th

Astronomers, archeologists and widows of Pinochet's political murders find a gateway to the past in the Chilean Atacama desert in the poignant and powerful documentary NOSTALGIA FOR THE LIGHT at 11am on Film4.


Pre-emptive punks record a song to one day save humanity from inevitable meteor apocalypse in the bonkers Japanese, non-linear genre shattering gem FISH STORY at 00:50am on Film4.

Friday 6th

Axe fighting sprinting enthusiast caught between the evil English and the face-sexing French finds love in epic THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS at 9pm on Channel 5.


Seeking a universal prediction key, a pattern perceiving, paranoid mathematician is pursued by Chassidim and Wall Street alike in Darren Aronofsky's lofi PI at 11pm on Film4.


A woman learns of her lesbian lover's infidelity whilst movie producer's life collapses in simultaneous split screen marmite drama TIMECODE at 11:15pm on TCM.


Death prone drummers and amps up to eleven as England’s loudest band spray masturbatory music at metal fans in THIS IS SPINAL TAP at 11:30pm on ITV4.