Films on TV Tonight, Thursday 14 June

Tonight's film picks include The Bedford Incident, Date Night, Romancing the Stone, America's Sweethearts, The Manchurian Candidate and Resurrected

The Bedford Incident – 1:10pm, Channel 4


Stanley Kubrick directed this Cold War sea drama starring Richard Widmark and Sidney Poitier about a journalist who joins the crew of a destroyer assigned to hunt enemy submarines in the north Atlantic. 

Date Night – 6:25pm, Sky Movies Drama & Romance

The hilarious partnership of Tina Fey and Steve Carell make this wacky comedy worth a watch, playing a married couple whose “date night” turns into an evening of entertaining mayhem.

Romancing the Stone – 6:55pm, Film4

Kathleen Turner plays a New York novelist who ditches her Manhattan lifestyle to rescue her sister from the Columbian jungle, leading to a perilous adventure alongside co-star Michael Douglas.

America’s Sweethearts – 7:40pm, Gold

Feel-good romantic comedy about Hollywood’s golden couple – Catherine Zeta-Jones and John Cusack – whose acrimonious split is made yet more awkward at the press junket for their latest movie.

The Manchurian Candidate – 9:00pm, Film4

Ben Marco (Denzel Washington), a tormented US Army major, unwittingly becomes the key to a complex political conspiracy when a decorated member of his patrol makes a bid for the White House.

Resurrected – 2:05am, Film4


The directing debut from United 93’s Paul Greengrass. When a soldier presumed dead reappears claiming to be suffering from amnesia, the British Army label him a deserter, leading to a tragic outcome.