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The best films on TV today: Saturday, 30 May

Ben Dadds
·4-min read
The Good Dinosaur, Captain America: Civil War, The Raid 2.
The Good Dinosaur, Captain America: Civil War, The Raid 2.

Saturday is a busy day for movies on telly. You can choose from deft thrillers, astute character studies, blockbuster adventures, irreverent comedies and heart warming family dramas as TopFilmTip brings you the best films on TV today: Saturday, 30 May.

Some films may require a Sky subscription.

Escaped infant outsmarts criminals crew in John Hughes unashamedly enjoyable adventure Baby's Day Out 10:30am Channel 4

Elephant weathers slings and arrows of dogmatism as he tries to save microcosm from destruction in Seussian allegory Horton Hears a Who! 10:30am E4

Head banging classic rock, nutty ex-GF’s, geeky friends, puerile puns and guitar worship in catchphrase comedy rhapsody Wayne's World 11:00am Comedy Central

Multiple lives of a reincarnating pup trace the life lessons, loves and licks of cross section of society in feel good family fun A Dog's Purpose 11:00am Film4

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Fearful farmer befriends feral foe for self-actualising journey in affecting, strikingly scenic, coming of age western The Good Dinosaur 11:50am BBC Two

Fantastic Voyage, poster, British poster art, 1966. (Photo by LMPC via Getty Images)
Fantastic Voyage, poster, British poster art, 1966. (Photo by LMPC via Getty Images)

Secret service shrink surgeons in super submarine to cure civil servant's cerebral stroke using scuba science Fantastic Voyage 1:00pm Film4

Circus escapee / fake flying rooster paper-tigers his way into hearts of desperate Chicks in Aardman animated fun Chicken Run 1:40pm BBC One

Small town agricultural Algernon becomes telekinetic gentle genius in pleasantly compelling characterful sci-fantasy Phenomenon 2:00pm Sony Movies

Fleeing murderous mobsters, jazz musicians run wild with buxom show girl troop in cross-dressing sex-comedy classic Some Like It Hot 3:40pm BBC Two

Marmalade-munching, ear-brushing, self-taping furry catastrophe seeks London home in guffaw-inducing immigration analogy Paddington 4:10pm E4

After 26 years trapped in board game, Robin Williams is freed by curious kids in carnivorous creature comedy adventure Jumanji 4:45pm Channel 5

Princess's warm childhood turns to icy estrangement before they learn to Let It Go in convention defying power ballad Frozen 6:20pm BBC One

Vietnam vets and sly scientists explore hidden land of MUTO monsters and mega mammals in helicopter hurricane heaven Kong: Skull Island 6:45pm ITV2

Teen zombie film makers witness spectacular derailment and alien escape in exceptional, emotive 80s feel cubic mystery gem Super 8 6:50pm Film 4

Aristocratic deity defier skulks across Europe pursued by puritanical persecutors in wall-crawling Gothic fun Bram Stoker's Dracula 9:00pm Horror Channel

Miniature loud mouth tries to impress GF's bro Ice Cube who does not have A Good Day in 126ing cop comedy Ride Along 9:00pm ITV2

A volatile love triangle forms against the heady backdrop of Bohemian Paris in Baz Luhrmann’s celebratory visual and aural feast Moulin Rouge 9:00pm 5 Star

50 years after his brutal torture Englishman seeks out his Japanese tormentor in effort to escape vortex of trauma The Railway Man 9:00pm Film4

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (Paramount)
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (Paramount)

Crack smoking news team reunite for 24/7 news farce in shark singing, black-saying preposterousness Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues 9:00pm E4

Elderly man takes on techno terrorists by recruiting Kevin Smith, jumping on VTOL jet and shooting himself in epic action adventure Die Hard 4.0 9:30pm Channel 4

Super-friends’ spat instigates vengeful, yet civilised clashing of unlicensed web-quipper, tiny giant, African regent and two former friends in Captain America: Civil War 9:30pm ITV1

Traumatised teen, unstuck in time, alters his past only to worsen the future in Vonnegut-esque brain bender The Butterfly Effect 10:50pm Sony Movies

A womanising, thieving dirty cop uses every trick he knows to evade an impending investigation in top thriller Internal Affairs 11:00pm BBC One

Death-faking cop bludgeons entire underworld to justice in mud-rioting, face-crushing, hammer-girling action perfection The Raid 2 11:15pm Film4

Unsure of captor’s motives, woman faces duality of captivity and potential salvation in deftly balanced thriller 10 Cloverfield Lane 11:55pm Channel 4

Misfit slacker prankster cops face the sack unless they can prove themselves in anarchic low brow comedy Super Troopers 00:00am Comedy Central

Woman abandons her life, work and partner to face unresolved emotions on discovering her missing daughter is happily married in astute and unflinching character study Julieta 00:00am BBC Two

Avaricious IP thieves travel to alt-future to prevent penis shotgunning in TV-sex-assaulting grotesque fun Hot Tub Time Machine 2 1:50am 5 Star

Everything new on streaming in June:

Netflix UK: June’s new releases

NOW TV and Sky Cinema: June’s new releases

Amazon Prime Video UK: June's new releases

Disney+ UK: June's new releases