Films on TV Tonight, Monday 23 July

Watch Liam Neeson turn action hero in Taken before staying up late for a chilling performance from Jack Nicholson in The Shining

Hud – 7:00pm, Sky Movies Classics


Paul Newman is the star of the show in this powerhouse drama about an idealistic rancher whose strained relationship with his son comes to a head when an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease is detected in their herd.

Rush Hour 2 – 8:15pm, 5*

Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker and Zhang Ziyi star in this martial arts action comedy sequel. Mismatched cop duo Lee and Carter travel to Hong Kong for a holiday but when two customs agents are found dead, the pair find themselves battling a murderous Triad gang.

Taken – 9:00pm, Film4

When former CIA operative Liam Neeson’s daughter is kidnapped by a major sex-trafficking operation during a holiday in France, he embarks on an action-packed race against time across Paris to rescue her.

American Pie: the Wedding – 10:00pm, ITV2

This third helping of American Pie sees teen lovers Jim (Jason Biggs) and Michelle (Alyson Hannigan) attempt to tie the knot, but the crude bachelor parties thrown by their bawdy high school gang almost derail their forthcoming nuptials.

The War of the Roses – 10:50pm, Film4

Danny Devito directs and stars in this black comedy alongside Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner as a couple whose affluent marriage turns sour prompting a vicious divorce battle over the luxurious house neither is prepared to give up.

The Shining – 11:10pm, ITV4


“Heeeeere’s Johnny!” Stanley Kubrick’s horror classic starring Jack Nicholson as aspiring writer Jack Torrance who moves with his family to look after a remote mountain hotel. But the evil spirits that haunt the corridors slowly destroy his sanity, sending him on a murderous rampage after his wife and young son.