The best films on to watch on UK TV today: Sunday, 8 November

Ben Dadds
·3 min read
Beverly Hills Cop II, The Guest, Hail, Caesar!
Beverly Hills Cop II, The Guest, Hail, Caesar!

Take your pick from electronica scored thrillers, scientific adventures and LEGO superheroes as TopFilmTip brings you the best films on TV for Sunday, 8 November.

Some films may require a Sky subscription.

Unwilling to compromise, duty bound sheriff hunts murderers to morally grey ground of obsession in deconstructionist western Lawman 10:40am ITV4

Brainwashed by forest fairy, woodsman leads miniature militia against legitimate logging company in Avatar inspirer FernGully: The Last Rainforest 11:00am Film 4

Appalling plunderer and r/evolutionary thinker vie for delicious dodo in prize pursuing fun The Pirates! In an Adventure With Scientists 1:30pm ITV2

Temptation and free thinking cause friction as an irreligious woman sets up shop opposite a church in mouthwatering treat Chocolat 2:10pm Sony Movies

Escape From Alcatraz meets The Great Escape when POWs escape an escape proof prison in WW2 escape thriller The Colditz Story 2:40pm Sony Movies Action

The Colditz Story, poster, John Mills, Eric Portman, 1955. (Photo by LMPC via Getty Images)
The Colditz Story, poster, John Mills, Eric Portman, 1955. (Photo by LMPC via Getty Images)

Freudian knife games and rugged romance in stereotyping guilty pleasure and canned veg throwing 1980s fish out of water fun Crocodile Dundee 4:25pm Film 4

Seeking villainous boss for their existentially broken species, begoggled haphazard bumblers find criminal/ban-nana fun Minions 5:05pm ITV2

Forced to fake feeling, raven-haired radical sparks revolt- baboon battling, couture conflagrating The Hunger Games: Catching Fire 6:15pm Film 4

Giant Venusian lizard attack Rome in lesser known Ray Harryhausen treat and 50s B-movie classic 20 Million Miles to Earth 6:55pm Horror Channel

Wry, rage fuelled relationship avoider incorporates accidental adoptee in transdimensional villain vamoosment The LEGO Batman Movie 6:55pm ITV2

Violence prone soldier ingratiates himself into grieving family's life in gloriously pulpy, electrosynthed murder spree The Guest 9:00pm Sony Movies

American actor Eddie Murphy on the set of Beverly Hills Cop II, directed by Tony Scott. (Photo by Paramount Pictures/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
American actor Eddie Murphy on the set of Beverly Hills Cop II, directed by Tony Scott. (Photo by Paramount Pictures/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)

Eddy Murphy hijacks a house, hacks 80s computer and foils arms dealer’s convoluted plans in charismatic character comedy Beverly Hills Cop II 9:00pm Comedy Central

CIA analyst must derail two superpowers’ march to atomic annihilation in novichok-ing conspiracy thriller The Sum of All Fears 9:00pm Paramount Network

Arnie abuses power, foils terrorist plot and survives a nuclear explosion in stupidly fun strip teasing guilty pleasure True Lies 9:00pm Film 4

Seven British pensioners each seek love, respect, sex and emotional adventure in colourful Gray's drama The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 9:00pm 5 Star

Sprawling talky intricacies of 1970s Boston underworld intertwine in mesh of bank jobs, snitches and murder The Friends of Eddie Coyle 10:00pm Talking Pictures

The Friends Of Eddie Coyle, poster, US poster art, center: Robert Mitchum, right from center: Peter Boyle, 1973. (Photo by LMPC via Getty Images)
The Friends Of Eddie Coyle, poster, US poster art, center: Robert Mitchum, right from center: Peter Boyle, 1973. (Photo by LMPC via Getty Images)

Mel Gibson gives kid cigarettes and manipulates crime lords in prison escaping, organ pilfering fun How I Spent My Summer Vacation 10:55pm Sony Movies

Antonio Banderas wreaks havoc on corrupt officials and drug lords in South American gunfight spectacular Once Upon a Time in Mexico 11:25pm Paramount Network

60-something successful playwright finds herself torn between aged philandering sex addict and young doctor Something's Gotta Give 11:40pm 5 Star

Hollywood fixer wades through deluge of religious imagery and communist plots in Coen Bros’ economically ironic sprawler Hail, Caesar! 12:00am Channel 4

Expert advice giver / widower meets perfect woman, ignores family and ruins fraternal bond in delightful romcom Dan in Real Life 3:45am Sony Movies

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