Films on TV Tonight, Friday 31 August

Tonight's TV treats include The Darjeeling Limited, The Departed, Atonement with Keira Knightley and James McAvoy and Rise of the Planet of the Apes


Rise of the Planet of the Apes – 8.00PM, Sky Movies Premiere


Intelligent ape Caesar (CGI + Andy Serkis) takes centre stage in this spectacular prequel to the fantasy series. Starring James Franco and Freida Pinto. 

The Departed – 9.00PM, More4

Martin Scorsese brings to life a paranoid world of undercover policing in this American reworking of Hong Kong crime drama Infernal Affairs. Starring Leonard DiCaprio, Matt Damon and Jack Nicholson.

The Exorcism of Emily Rose – 9.00PM, 5Star

A suspected case of negligent homicide unlocks a dark story of possession and exorcism. Legal drama meets atmospheric horror, featuring Laura Linney and Tom Wilkinson.

Blue Moon Rising – 11.25PM, ITV4

Documentary following a selection of Manchester City fans during the 2009/10 season, after Sheikh Mansour’s takeover.

Atonement – 12.10AM, ITV3

A naïve teenage girl accuses an innocent young man of a terrible crime, and by doing so changes the lives of her and her sister. Oscar winning war drama staring Keira Knightley and James McAvoy.

The Darjeeling Limited – 1.15AM, Channel 4


Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody and Jason Schwartzman star as three brothers who attempt to bond after the death of their father in this quirky comedy drama by Wes Anderson.