The best films to watch on UK TV today: Saturday, 10 October

Ben Dadds
·4 mins read
Ghost Stories, Queen of Katwe, Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
Ghost Stories, Queen of Katwe, Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

Take your pick from exceptional African dramas, incredible 80s fantasies and outrageous, OTT comedies as TopFilmTip brings you the best films on TV for Saturday, 10 October.

Some films may require a Sky subscription.

Vapid high school socialite's matchmaking reveals her naïveté as Jane Austen's Emma gets a 90s makeover in erudite comedy Clueless 1:00pm Comedy Central

Impoverished, illiterate Ugandan girl garners national pride, education and family’s prosperity via her chess prowess in Queen of Katwe 1:15pm BBC Two

Philip Seymour Hoffman and his eccentric friends chase cattle-bemusing, father-murdering tornadoes in meteorological fun Twister 2:15pm 5 Star

Scorned by fellow Scottish islanders after fatal maritime accident, misfit fisherman searches for lost brethren For Those in Peril 2:30pm Talking Pictures

Christina Ricci dangling meat in a scene from the film 'Addams Family Values', 1993. (Photo by Paramount/Getty Images)
Christina Ricci dangling meat in a scene from the film 'Addams Family Values', 1993. (Photo by Paramount/Getty Images)

Infanticidal tweens spoil holiday camp and save uncle from serial killer wife in creepy, kooky comedy Addams Family Values 3:00pm Comedy Central

John Wayne stars as John Ford deconstructs the western mythos in influential and iconic classic The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 4:00pm Paramount Network

Ungrateful girl enters androgynous wizard's monstrous maze in swamp-stenching, head-swapping consummate fantasy wonder Labyrinth 5:00pm Comedy Central

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Emotionless dude and compulsive fight-o-holic lead team of sexy experts against tattooed genocider in top lens-flaring fun Star Trek 6:30pm Film4

Amidst chaos of WW2, Czech resistance fighters rally to assassinate genocidal Butcher Of Prague in true story Operation Daybreak 6:35pm Paramount Network

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 7:15pm Sony Movies

Actors David Post (L), Robert Mitchum (C), and David Hedison(R) in a submarine scene from the 1957 World War II film The Enemy Below. Post plays a sonar operator, Mitchum plays the role of Captain Murrell, and Hedison plays the role of Lt. Ware. (Photo by �� John Springer Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)
Actors David Post (L), Robert Mitchum (C), and David Hedison(R) in a submarine scene from the 1957 World War II film The Enemy Below. (John Springer Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)

American Destroyer and German U-Boat stalk each other under expert commanders in taut and accurate action packed gem The Enemy Below 8:00pm Sony Movies Action

After being nervous lots of times traumatised disco dancer saves Clarence, Victor and Roger's From fish fed red zone doom Airplane! 9:00pm Comedy Central

Disavowed sprinting spy and Co must prevent nuclear Armageddon in sandstorming skyscraper scaling fun Mission: Impossible -- Ghost Protocol 9:00pm Channel 4

Successful student watches aghast as billionaire bohemian BF and pugnacious father feud over her in Checkov’s moosing comedy Why Him? 9:00pm Film 4

Watch: The trailer for Why Him?

Time tripping berserker mentors morose mutant to prevent genocidal Apocalypse in character arcing Marvel X-Men: Days of Future Past 9:00pm E4

Betrayed by bureaucrat, muddy, stabby, trigger happy, knife wielding snake-grabber re-wins Vietnam war Rambo: First Blood Part II 9:00pm ITV4

Suave sentinels seek superiors' soul, prize-fighter's pride prevents profit and odd date accidentally ends in OD in Tarantino's flawless masterwork of script and style Pulp Fiction 9:40pm Dave

Denzel Washington exacts a bombastic reign of vengeance upon the kidnappers of a child he was charged with protecting Man on Fire 10:00pm Sky 1

Emotionally empty woman finds hope and horror in ex’s allegoric tale of her murder and avengement in abrasive beauty Nocturnal Animals 10:00pm Sony Movies

Perpetually pleasant list maker foils fascistic plot in lift-rioting, anti-establishment actioner Captain America: The Winter Soldier 10:25pm BBC One

Weight-gaining boxer destroys himself and those he loves in pride-driven, downward spiral of jealousy and underage sex Raging Bull 11:00pm ITV1

Cybersleuthing cyborg uncovers dystopian mind-hacking conspiracy in spider-tanking, existential optical orgasm Ghost in the Shell 11:15pm Film 4

Supernatural skeptic faces his fears when challenged to debunk three cases of ghoulish girls, unseen stalkers and malicious monsters in horripilating horror Ghost Stories 00:30am BBC Two

Religiously raised young woman’s sexual awakening coincides with recurrence of psychic seizures: exquisitely engaging, character led psychological horror Thelma 1:20am Film 4

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