The best films to watch on UK TV today: Saturday, 10 October

Ghost Stories, Queen of Katwe, Captain America: The Winter Soldier.Take your pick from exceptional African dramas, incredible 80s fantasies and outrageous, OTT comedies as TopFilmTip brings you the best films on TV for Saturday, 10 October.Some films may require a Sky subscription.Vapid high school socialite’s matchmaking reveals her naïveté as Jane Austen’s Emma gets a 90s makeover in erudite comedy Clueless 1:00pm Comedy CentralImpoverished, illiterate Ugandan girl garners national pride, education and family’s prosperity via her chess prowess in Queen of Katwe 1:15pm BBC TwoPhilip Seymour Hoffman and his eccentric friends chase cattle-bemusing, father-murdering tornadoes in meteorological fun Twister 2:15pm 5 StarScorned by fellow Scottish islanders after fatal maritime accident, misfit fisherman searches for lost brethren For Those in Peril 2:30pm Talking Pictures Christina Ricci dangling meat in a scene from the film ‘Addams Family Values’, 1993. (Photo by Paramount/Getty Images)Infanticidal tweens spoil holiday camp and save uncle from serial killer wife in creepy, kooky comedy Addams Family Values 3:00pm Comedy CentralJohn Wayne stars as John Ford deconstructs the western mythos in influential and iconic classic The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 4:00pm Paramount NetworkUngrateful girl enters androgynous wizard’s monstrous maze in swamp-stenching, head-swapping consummate fantasy wonder Labyrinth 5:00pm Comedy CentralRead more: Quiz: Can you match the iconic film quote to the actor?Emotionless dude and compulsive fight-o-holic lead team of sexy experts against tattooed genocider in top lens-flaring fun Star Trek 6:30pm Film4Amidst chaos of WW2, Czech resistance fighters rally to assassinate genocidal Butcher Of Prague in true story Operation Daybreak 6:35pm Paramount NetworkCaptain yells in storms at friends, underlings, Frenchmen, and himself as he prepares for war in Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World 7:15pm Sony MoviesActors David Post (L), Robert Mitchum (C), and David Hedison(R) in a submarine scene from the 1957 World War II film The Enemy Below. (John Springer Collection/CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)American Destroyer and German U-Boat stalk each other under expert commanders in taut and accurate action packed gem The Enemy Below 8:00pm Sony Movies ActionAfter being nervous lots of times traumatised disco dancer saves Clarence, Victor and Roger’s From fish fed red zone doom Airplane! 9:00pm Comedy CentralDisavowed sprinting spy and Co must prevent nuclear Armageddon in sandstorming skyscraper scaling fun Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol 9:00pm Channel 4Successful student watches aghast as billionaire bohemian BF and pugnacious father feud over her in Checkov’s moosing comedy Why Him? 9:00pm Film 4Watch: The trailer for Why Him?Time tripping berserker mentors morose mutant to prevent genocidal Apocalypse in character arcing Marvel X-Men: Days of Future Past 9:00pm E4Betrayed by bureaucrat, muddy, stabby, trigger happy, knife wielding snake-grabber re-wins Vietnam war Rambo: First Blood Part II 9:00pm ITV4Suave sentinels seek superiors’ soul, prize-fighter’s pride prevents profit and odd date accidentally ends in OD in Tarantino’s flawless masterwork of script and style Pulp Fiction 9:40pm DaveDenzel Washington exacts a bombastic reign of vengeance upon the kidnappers of a child he was charged with protecting Man on Fire 10:00pm Sky 1Emotionally empty woman finds hope and horror in ex’s allegoric tale of her murder and avengement in abrasive beauty Nocturnal Animals 10:00pm Sony MoviesPerpetually pleasant list maker foils fascistic plot in lift-rioting, anti-establishment actioner Captain America: The Winter Soldier 10:25pm BBC One Weight-gaining boxer destroys himself and those he loves in pride-driven, downward spiral of jealousy and underage sex Raging Bull 11:00pm ITV1Cybersleuthing cyborg uncovers dystopian mind-hacking conspiracy in spider-tanking, existential optical orgasm Ghost in the Shell 11:15pm Film 4Supernatural skeptic faces his fears when challenged to debunk three cases of ghoulish girls, unseen stalkers and malicious monsters in horripilating horror Ghost Stories 00:30am BBC TwoReligiously raised young woman’s sexual awakening coincides with recurrence of psychic seizures: exquisitely engaging, character led psychological horror Thelma 1:20am Film 4New to streaming in OctoberEverything new on Amazon Prime Video UK in OctoberOctober’s biggest releases on Disney+Netflix UK: October’s most exciting films and showThe biggest premieres coming to Now TV this October
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