Films on TV Tonight, Thursday 28 June

Tonight's picks include Shadow of a Doubt, Crimson Tide, Dead Poets Society, Total Recall and Away We Go


Shadow of a Doubt – 1:05pm, C4


Classic Hitchcock thriller, starring Joseph Cotton and Teresa Wright, about suave killer Charlie Oakley who is adored by his niece, Charlie Newton. As suspicions begin to arise and police start to snoop around, young Charlie begins to doubt her favourite uncle.

Crimson Tide – 7:00pm, Sky Movies Crime & Thriller

An underwater action thriller starring Gene Hackman and Denzel Washington. When rebels seize control of a Russian missile base, a submarine manned by trigger-happy Captain Ramsey and Lieutenant Commander Ron Hunter is sent to defend America from the threat of nuclear attack.

Dead Poets Society – 9:00pm, BBC4

Bittersweet drama starring Robin Williams. Set in 1959, Professor John Keating is an unorthodox English teacher at a stuffy boys’ school. His extraordinary teaching methods inspire several pupils to revive the forbidden “Dead Poets Society”, a forum where students secretly discuss their dreams and aspirations, but his unusual methods lead to controversy and tragedy.

Tina: What’s Love Got to Do With It – 9:00pm, Film4

Based on the remarkable life of Tina Turner, documenting her rise to stardom under the guidance of husband Ike, and the detrimental effect on their relationship. The film follows her struggle to break free from domestic violence and her efforts to rebuild her life and career.

Total Recall –10:00pm, ITV2

A frantic, ultra-violent sci-fi thriller starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sharon Stone. Dull construction worker Douglas Quaid lives on a futuristic Earth, but suffers a series of nightmares about Mars. A virtual holiday to the planet haunting his dreams awakens long-lost memories that may be the key to his true identity.

Away We Go – 11:15pm, Film4


Burt and his heavily pregnant partner Verona (Bridesmaids’ Maya Rudolph) hit the road to find the perfect place to set up home. During their travels they meet an array of weird and wonderful family members and friends, who begin to make them question what the future holds.