Films on TV Tonight, Tuesday 21 August

Grab a place on the edge of your seat for a night of star-studded thrillers, including The Fugitive and Alien vs Predator


Love & Other Drugs – 8:00pm, Sky Movies Romance


Romantic comedy drama starring Jake Gyllenhaal as a pharmaceutical sales rep who falls prey to the drug of love when he meets Anne Hathaway, a spirited woman suffering from Parkinson’s.

In the Line of Fire  – 9:00pm, 5USA

Clint Eastwood stars in this thriller as the secret service agent who, reeling from his failure to protect John F. Kennedy, is disturbed by a series of phone calls from a man (John Malkovich) planning to assassinate the current president.  

Avatar – 9:00pm, Film4

James Cameron’s groundbreaking sci-fi adventure sees paraplegic marine Jake Sully (Sam Worthington) sent to infiltrate and collect information on Pandora, the alien moon exploited by humans for its abundance of unobtainium. 

AVP: Alien vs Predator – 10:00pm, 5*

Sci-fi thriller in which a group of scientists unearth a pyramid hidden under the Antarctic, only to get caught in the crossfire between its ancient inhabitants and their prey. Starring Sanaa Lathan and Lance Henriksen.

The Fugitive – 10:00pm, ITV2

Thriller sees doctor Harrison Ford go on the run after being falsely accused of his wife’s murder. Guilty until proven innocent, he attempts to track down the real killer, with US marshal Tommy Lee Jones hot on his heels.

Lord of War – 11:35pm, BBC1


Nicholas Cage stars in this black comedy action thriller as a Ukrainian immigrant who trades his tedious New York lifestyle for a life as an illegal arms dealer.