Yogi Bear (2010) U 3PM, TG4 Dan Aykroyd lends his voice to the conniving bear in this family comedy based on the cartoon series. Yogi and his sidekick Boo Boo (Justin Timberlake) join forces with an old foe to save their beloved Jellystone Park.
The Day After Tomorrow (2004) 12 5.50PM, CH4 Big-budget doomsday tale from Roland Emmerich, a director well-versed in the ways of CGI. Dennis Quaid is the climatologist warning of the effects of global warming, who is plunged into a stormy mission to rescue his son (Jake Gyllenhaal) from freakish weather in New York.
Colombiana (2011) 15 9PM, E4 Zoe Saldana is the young girl who witnesses the murder of her parents and grows up to be a killer for hire, intent on avenging them. Luc Besson co-wrote it, revisiting his earlier Leon, which was far more heartfelt and effective.
Trainspotting (1996) 18 10.05PM, CH4 On the day the sequel premieres, here’s Danny Boyle’s riotous black comedy. Ewan McGregor (above) and Robert Carlyle are among a group of Glaswegian heroin addicts tearing up the place.
American Beauty (1999) 18 10PM, SKY SELECT Lester Burnham (Kevin Spacey) experiences middle age as an escalating breakdown in Sam Mendes’s witty and intelligent ensemble drama. Mena Suvari is the teenager he falls for.
Just Go With It (2011) 12 11.05PM, CH5 Adam Sandler is a sleazy plastic surgeon who convinces loyal assistant Jennifer Aniston to pose as his ex-wife in order to cover up a fib and keep his girlfriend happy. Subtle, it isn’t.
Too Close To Kill (2016) PG 3.15PM, CHANNEL 5 Campus murder mystery following student Sam’s efforts to clear her name when she is accused of killing her best friend Kristina. Kristina had been accepted into the college’s most prestigious sorority, causing a rift in their relationship – but Sam (Greer Grammer) is no killer. The supporting cast includes Chloe Babcook and Steve Bacic.
Clueless (1995) 12 7PM, FILM4 Alicia Silverstone (above) is perfectly cast in a modern version of Jane Austen’s Emma. She plays Cher, a Beverly Hills rich girl who spends her days shopping and gossipping. She might seem shallow, but her heart is in the right place, and soon to be speared by Cupid’s arrow.
School Of Rock (2003) PG 8PM, E4 Jack Black (left) is the slacker rising from his couch in pursuit of a noble cause in this hit rock ’n’ roll comedy. Posing as a supply teacher, he tutors his pupils in the ways of heavy metal. A stage version is playing the West End.
A Most Wanted Man (2014) 15 9.30PM, TG4 Philip Seymour Hoffman (below) gives one of his final performances in this tense thriller, based on John le Carré’s novel. Issa Karpov (Grigoriy Dobrygin), a political refugee from Chechnya, illegally enters Germany, where he attracts the attention of the intelligence agent Bachman (Hoffman), who suspects he has links to terrorist groups.
Halloween H20 (1998) 18 12.05AM, ITV4 Jamie Lee Curtis returns to face her demons in this horror sequel. The seventh film in the slasher series, it gave the tired franchise a shot in the arm – with Laurie Strode (Curtis), now a mother herself, defiant against her maniac brother.
The Lawless Breed (1953) PG 1.10PM, FILM4 In one of his early leading roles, Rock Hudson (above with Mary Castle) plays a misunderstood outlaw looking to clean up his murderous image.
Stolen Child (2012) 12 3.15PM, CH5 When fertility treatment fails, Amanda and John (Emmanuelle Vaugier and Scott Elrod) turn to adoption for the child they dearly want and end up adopting a baby from Eastern Europe. A predictable nightmare unfolds for the couple as they realise their new daughter has come to them via nefarious means.
The River Wild (1994) 6.50PM, FILM4 In one of her few action roles, Meryl Streep (right) tackles the rapids as a former river guide who takes her family on a white-water rafting experience and ends up fighting more than choppy waters. It plays out predictably, but Streep – and Kevin Bacon as one of the bad guys – make it endurable. John C Reilly also stars in one of his more serious roles.
In Time (2011) 12 9PM, 5STAR Mind-bending sci-fi, written and directed by Andrew Niccol, of The Truman Show and Gattaca fame – a good pedigree. Justin Timberlake takes himself very seriously as a chap in a genetically engineered world who is – quite literally – living on borrowed time.
Double Jeopardy (1999) 15 9PM, TV3 Thriller starring Ashley Judd (above) as Libby Parsons, whose husband fakes his own death and then frames her for his murder. While in jail, Libby learns she can’t be tried for the same crime twice – so on her release, she sets out to kill her spouse.
Oh! What A Lovely War (1969) PG 1.05PM, MORE4 Already a veteran in front of the camera, Richard Attenborough made his debut behind it with a musical critique of the First World War that is hugely evocative of time and place. The likes of John Mills, John Gielgud and Dirk Bogarde top the impressive cast.
Abducted Love (2015) PG 3.15PM, CH5 Life gets very complicated for suburban mother Anne (Daphne Zuniga) one sunny morning. Not only is her husband kidnapped, but the police suspect him – and Anne – of being involved in a moneylaundering scheme.
Non-Stop (2014) 12 9.35PM, RTÉ ONE Liam Neeson (above) is an air marshall on a transatlantic flight who discovers there’s a terrorist on board. But his search for the criminal is hampered when he’s suspected of being behind a ransom demand.
Jaws (1975) 12 10.05PM, ITV4 Fantastic storytelling, an unforgettable score and creaky low-tech special effects merge together brilliantly in Steven Spielberg’s terrifying shark tale. It was an absolute sensation in 1975, smashing box-office records, prompting sequels, musicals, video games and even an icecream flavour, believe it or not.
The Others (2001) 12 1.30AM, CH4 Nicole Kidman (left) is the icy mother guarding her pale children in a sprawling house in occupied Jersey as she awaits her husband’s return from the war. A genuinely unsettling old-fashioned ghost story, told with great class and subtlety. Our own Fionnula Flanagan co-stars.