Films on TV today, Saturday 21 April

Today's picks include Free Willy, Beetle Juice, The Italian Job, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Top Gun and Crocodile Dundee


Free Willy – 1:25pm, ITV1


Family fun about a young tearaway who forms an unlikely friendship with a captive killer whale.

Beetle Juice – 5:30pm, Channel 5

Horror comedy starring Michael Keaton about a family of ghosts who enlist a “bio-exorcist” to rid their home of its new tennants.

The Italian Job – 6:30pm, Channel 4

Vintage comedy caper starring Michael Caine as a crook who puts into motion plans for a gold-bullion robbery to take place in Turin.

“Crocodile” Dundee – 7:10pm, Film4

Paul Hogan stars in this comedy adventure about a larger-than-life Australian with a unique outlook on life.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – 9:55pm, BBC2

Oscar-winning drama based on Ken Kesey’s novel about a convict who cons his way into a state mental hospital and sets out to liven up its inmates.

Top Gun – 11:20pm, Channel 4


Blockbuster ’80s action drama starring Tom Cruise as a maverick trainee pilot who finds romance with one of his instructors.