Films on TV tonight, Wednesday 18 April

Tonight's film picks include Terms of Endearment, Edward Scissorhands, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, 127 Hours, American History X and Little Fockers


Terms of Endearment – 6:15pm, Film4


Melodrama starring Shirley MacLaine and Debra Winger about an attractive widow whose main problems in life are fending off suitors and keeping her headstrong daughter in check.

Edward Scissorhands – 8:00pm, E4

Johnny Depp stars as the man-made boy left with scissors for hands in this dark fantasy from Tim Burton.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 – 8:00pm, Sky Movies Family

The first half of the two-part conclusion to the fantasy saga sees Lord Voldemort rising to ultimate power, while Harry and his friends hunt for the elusive horcruxes.

127 Hours – 9:00pm, Film4

Real-life survival story featuring James Franco and directed by Danny Boyle. Climber Aron Ralston is left in dire straits after falling into a crevasse in Utah.

American History X – 10:00pm, ITV4

Tough social drama starring Edward Norton as a white supremacist recently released from jail, whose time behind bars has made him re-examine his racial prejudices.

Little Fockers – 10:00pm, Sky Movies Comedy


Comedy sequel with Ben Stiller as the husband desperate to win the approval of his stern father-in-law (Robert De Niro).