The best films on TV today: Sunday, 26 July

John Wick, Still Alice, Eddie The Eagle.
John Wick, Still Alice, Eddie The Eagle.

Choose from Oscar-winning dramas, heartbreaking friendships, epic action and true tales as TopFilmTip brings you the best films on TV for Sunday 26 July.

Some films may require a Sky subscription.

Vegetarian predator helps gambling addicted sea creature single the fishy-mob in undersea kids coming-out allegory Shark Tale 11:00am Film4

Bullied boy and outcast girl find amity as they dream up an imaginary world in bittersweet tear-jerking wonder Bridge to Terabithia 12:35am Sony Movies

Living below gravitationally inverted parallel earth, amorous inventor seeks amnesiac soulmate in whimsically surreal sci-fantasy curio Upside Down 2:30pm Sony Movies

The Tall T, poster, Randolph Scott, inset: Maureen O'Sullivan, Randolph Scott on poster art, 1957. (Photo by LMPC via Getty Images)
The Tall T, poster, Randolph Scott, inset: Maureen O'Sullivan, Randolph Scott on poster art, 1957. (Photo by LMPC via Getty Images)

Kidnapped ex-rancher must turn the tables on ruthless ransom demanding newlywed captors in top taut and tense thriller The Tall T 2:45pm Sony Movies Action

Truly awful father and his precocious son bond and battle over pugilistic robot in bull-boxing mecha-melee feel good fun Real Steel 4:30pm Sony Movies

Circus escapee / fake flying Rooster paper-tigers his way into hearts of desperate chicks in Aardman animated fun Chicken Run 4:50pm ITV2

Raptor-daddy and high-heels-sprinter save haircut-brothers from psycho-killer-mutantosaurus in monster-chomping fun Jurassic World 6:35pm ITV2

With ambition exceeding ability, indomitable outsider soars ‘til his ability meets his ambition: endearing wonder Eddie the Eagle 6:55pm Film4

After murder of his puppy, bereaved hitman Keanu Reeves brings tempest of exquisitely executed gun-fu-ju-jitsu on gangster's foolish son John Wick 9:00pm 5 Star

Rule-breaking space scoundrels face punch-proof white supremacist and incur wrath of Robocop in sexy sci-fi Star Trek Into Darkness 9:00pm Film 4

Decades after being cheated out of the history books, four men must prevent cosmic catastrophe in Clint Eastwood’s Space Cowboys 9:00pm ITV4

Ex-brother learns subaquacycling and coconut-crushing Van-Damage to publicly murder Dave Bautista in Kickboxer: Vengeance 11:05pm 5 Star

Matt Damon and Sharlto Copley in Neill Blomkamp's Elyisum. (Sony Pictures)
Matt Damon and Sharlto Copley in Neill Blomkamp's Elyisum. (Sony Pictures)

Irradiated second class citizen hacks business brain and battles malicious mecha-merc to destratify society in meat-clouding sci-fi Elysium 11:20pm Sony Movies

Trauma of unprovoked beating skews and contextualises humiliation and inhumane college hazing in raw, unflinching examination of hollow bravado Goat 11:40pm Film4

Pregnant policewoman tracks Minnesota murderers as a belittled son-in-law's simple plan unravels in the Coen Brother’s flawless film Fargo 11:40pm ITV4

Academic expert’s early on-set Alzheimer’s forces ethical quandaries for her and her family in emotionally affecting gem Still Alice 00:30am Channel 4

Yachting pals’ all-encompassing competence contest spirals into chaos in point-scoring exploration of hollow masculinity Chevalier 1:45am Film 4

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