Films on TV tonight, Monday 16 April

Tonight's film picks include Planet of the Apes, Despicable Me, Crazy Heart, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective and Good Morning, Vietnam

Planet of the Apes – 6:45pm, Film4


Seminal sci-fi original with Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall and Kim Hunter, who crash-land on a world where apes rule and man is the beast.

Despicable Me – 8:00pm, Sky Movies Family

Animated comedy with Steve Carell voicing evil mastermind Gru, who wants to pull off the biggest heist of all: stealing the Moon.

Crazy Heart – 9:00pm, Film4

Intimate music drama starring an Oscar-winning Jeff Bridges as fading country star Bad Blake, whose life changes when he meets journalist Jean Craddock.

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective – 9:00pm, 5*

Comedy with Jim Carrey at his frenetic best as eccentric investigator Ace Ventura, who must find and recover Miami Dolphins mascot Snowflake.

Passenger 57 – 9:00pm, ITV2

Action adventure featuring Wesley Snipes as security expert John Cutter, who must fight back when notorious terrorist Charles Rane hijacks a plane.

Austin Powers: the Spy Who Shagged Me – 11:00pm, Channel 5

Mike Myers stars in the spy spoof sequel about a British secret agent who travels back in time to 1969 to recover his “mojo”, stolen by his nemesis, Dr Evil.

Good Morning, Vietnam – 12:05am, Channel 4


Comedy drama featuring Robin Williams as a motormouth disc jockey tasked with boosting soldiers’ morale in Vietnam.