Films on TV tonight, Tuesday 8 May

Tonight's film picks include Uncle Buck, Flight of the Navigator, Jaws, The Hurt Locker, Bad Lieutenant and Fever Pitch


Flight of the Navigator – 8:00pm, SyFy


Family-friendly adventure about a 12-year-old alien abductee who escapes the clutches of government scientists by taking off in a crashed spaceship.

Jaws – 9:00pm, ITV4

Oscar-winning thriller from Steven Spielberg starring Roy Schneider, Robert Shaw and Richard Dreyfuss about an Atlantic resort menaced by a killer shark.

The Hurt Locker – 9:00pm, Film4

Jeremy Renner stars in this award-winning thriller about a US Army bomb disposal team working in Iraq who are joined by an unpopular new recruit.

Uncle Buck – 10:00pm, Sky Living 

Comedy starring John Candy as the larger-than-life slob roped in to look after his young nephew and nieces at short notice.

The Bad Lieutenant – Port of Call: New Orleans – 10:00pm, Sky Movies Indie

Wener Herzog directs Nicholas Cage in this bizarre but compelling crime drama about a drug-addicted policeman in post-Katrina New Orleans whose sanity is tested to the limit.

Fever Pitch – 11:35pm, Film4


Romantic comedy starring Colin Firth and Ruth Gemmell about an English teacher and obsessive Arsenal fan whose relationship is in danger because of his devotion to the team.