Films on TV Today, Saturday 29 September

Don't miss Spielberg classic ET, followed by (500) Days of Summer, Goodfellas, Tarentino's Pulp Fiction, The Hills Have Eyes and Point Blank

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Films on TV Today, Saturday 29 September
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ET the Extra-Terrestrial – 3:40pm, Syfy

Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi classic about ten-year-old Elliott who befriends abandoned alien ET and looks after him until his extra-terrestrial pals can come to Earth and rescue him.

(500) Days of Summer – 9:00am, Film4

New Girl’s Zooey Deschanel stars opposite Joseph Gordon-Levitt in this romantic comedy about Tom, a wannabe architect working as a greetings card writer who falls in and out of love with Summer when she starts work in his office.

The Hills Have Eyes – 10:50pm, Film4

This ferociously effective remake of the Wes Craven 1977 cult classic follows a similar plot to the original. A vacationing family fall prey to a murderous, mutant clan in the American desert but this time around they take the form of genetically mutated offspring of miners caught up in the radioactive fallout from nuclear testing.

Goodfellas – 11:15pm, ITV4

Joe Pesci won a deserved Oscar for his part in Martin Scorsese’s crime drama, but Robert De Niro and Ray Liotta also put in stellar performances in the story of an Irish-Italian boy from a poor neighbourhood whose quick rise to power within the Maffia leads to threats from both sides of the law.

Pulp Fiction – 12:40am, Sky Movies Showcase

John Travolta, Samuel L Jackson and Uma Thurman star in this multi-award-winning crime drama which sees Quentin Tarentino blending a wealth of characters and crossplots with his trademark sharp, hard-boiled comic dialogue.

Point Blank – 12:50am, BBC1

Violent thriller starring Lee Marvin as Walker - a criminal who is double-crossed and shot by his partner while attempting to steal loot from a rival gang. After surviving the attack, Walker sets out to get his revenge and is approached by a mysterious man who offers to help.