The Blues Brothers – 8:00pm, Sky Movies Modern Greats
Modern-day musical comedy packed full of rousing numbers about two criminal brothers who, upon hearing of the impending closure of their old orphanage, resurrect their blues band to raise urgent funds.
Shooter – 9:00pm, Film4
Mark Wahlberg stars as former Marine sniper Bob Lee Swagger – recruited to protect a US president from an assassination attempt, but framed by double-crossing agents who force him to go on the run.
Heartbreak Ridge – 10:00pm, Channel 5
A stern Clint Eastwood directs and stars in this hard-nosed war drama as veteran marine Sergeant Thomas Highway who returns to his first unit to train up a batch of raw recruits using unconventional methods.
Mad Max 2 – 11:00pm, ITV4
Violent, futuristic action thriller set in the aftermath of a Third World War. Mel Gibson is Max Rockatansky – a former cop turned road warrior caught in a conflict between rival gangs over petrol, the world’s most precious commodity.
Chocolate – 11:25pm, Film4
Action adventure in Thai with subtitles about a reformed criminal whose autistic teenage daughter demonstrates a remarkable talent for martial arts, bringing her into conflict with a deadly Mob boss.
Mississippi Burning – 12:15am, BBC1
Powerful drama starring Gene Hackman and Willem Dafoe as FBI agents who arrive in the small town of Jessup to investigate the disappearance of three civil rights activists.