The best films on TV today: Sunday, 19 July

Ben Dadds
<em>The Others, Hell Or High Water, The Losers.</em>
The Others, Hell Or High Water, The Losers.

Take your pick from thrillers, action fantasies and adventures as TopFilmTip brings you the best films on TV for Sunday 19 July.

Some films may require a Sky subscription.

Two grudging brother-in-laws' family holiday descends into bear baiting, lol-racooning chaos in John Hughes' The Great Outdoors 10:40am ITV4

Accidentally heroic, monologuing journal junky frontiersman befriends Sioux in sweeping ballad of mutual respect Dances With Wolves 12:00pm Sony Movies

Petty con artist helps fraudster couple go on run amid luscious locales of Greek antiquities in taut thriller The Two Faces of January 12:45pm Film 4

Ungrateful girl enters androgynous wizard's monstrous maze in swamp-stenching, head-swapping consummate fantasy wonder Labyrinth 2:25pm Channel 5

Skeptical girl discovers miniature forest civilisation facing putrid apocalypse in exhilarating hummingbird riding fantasy Epic 2:40pm Film4

Boer war veteran faces clash between his duty and conscience after capturing accused and innocent Maori man in grizzled Kiw-estern Tracker 4:10pm Sony Movies

Jerry O'Connell, River Phoenix, Wil Wheaton, and Corey Feldman are gathered around together in a scene from the film 'Stand By Me', 1986. (Photo by Columbia Pictures/Getty Images)
Jerry O'Connell, River Phoenix, Wil Wheaton, and Corey Feldman are gathered around together in a scene from the film 'Stand By Me', 1986. (Photo by Columbia Pictures/Getty Images)

Four friends brave brutal bullies & vomitus vengeance tale on search for dead body in fully realised, nostalgic wonder Stand by Me 4:25pm Channel 5

Stirring score and cinematography as Sly Stallone, Michael Caine and Pele team up for career interrupting gem Escape to Victory 4:45pm ITV4

Captain yells in storms at friends underlings, Frenchmen and himself as he prepares for war in Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World 6:15pm Sony Movies

Tetchy toxophilite becomes face of revolution, survives mutt mauling and berates her poor innocent cat in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 6:15pm E4

Elderly expats pursue expansionist British dream of turning more Indian land into vibrant cash cow  The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 6:35pm Film 4

Framed and left for dead, Special Ops team exact punchy-shooty vengeance against preposterous bad guy in top action-comedy The Losers 8:00pm ITV4

Richard Gere and Julia Roberts in a scene from the film 'Pretty Woman', 1990. (Photo by Buena Vista/Getty Images)
Richard Gere and Julia Roberts in a scene from the film 'Pretty Woman', 1990. (Photo by Buena Vista/Getty Images)

Map reading street prostitute falls for big money businessman, learns to use cutlery, grows qualms in unlikely romcom Pretty Woman 9:00pm Comedy Central

Framed for brother's death, driven driver thunders cross-country to clear name in grass-hopping, muscle car mayhem Need for Speed 9:00pm SyFy

Spine shivering, atypical and intelligent haunted house psychological horror as Nicole Kidman fears for her creepy kids The Others 9:00pm 5 Star

Patient/impulsive Texan brothers rob banks threatening foreclosure in characterful and charismatic low key thriller Hell or High Water 9:00pm Film4

Time-tripping Berserker mentors morose mutant to prevent genocidal Apocalypse in character arcing Marvel X-Men: Days of Future Past 10:00pm Channel 4

Young catholic farm girl finds growing romantic attraction to middle-aged marred writer in lyrical bitter-sweet slice of life Girl With Green Eyes 10:05pm Talking Pictures

Grieving widower makes contact with supernatural psychic, nuisance-calling disaster predictor in creepfest The Mothman Prophecies 11:10pm 5 Star

Having been forcibly sucked dry by James McAvoy, Daniel Radcliffe reanimates chimp-homunculi in glorious fun Victor Frankenstein 00:35am Channel 4

Parallel narratives interweave present day food blogger with influential '50s French cookery guru in the delectable Julie & Julia 3:20am Sony Movies

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