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The best films to watch on UK TV today: Sunday, 27 September

Ben Dadds
·3-min read
The Fault In Our Stars, Snowpiercer, North By Northwest.
The Fault In Our Stars, Snowpiercer, North By Northwest.

Take your pick from tear jerking romance, high drama, outlandish SciFi and more as TopFilmTip brings you the best films on TV for Saturday 26 September.

Some films may require a Sky subscription.

Charismatic chameleon helps drought ridden townsfolk escape clutches of corruption in inspired, off-kilter kid’s western Rango 12:55am Film 4

Orphan pauper survives poverty in the Alec Guinness starring, David Lean production of the timeless classic Oliver Twist (1948) 1:05pm Talking Pictures

Kevin Costner makes Ashton Kutcher dripping wet, saves seamen and looks good in a wetsuit in marine rescue drama The Guardian 1:50pm Sony Movies

Young widow, stalked by her dead and overbearing Irish husband, capitulates to his morbid demands. Charming romcom P.S. I Love You 2:00pm Channel 5

High Noon, poster, Gary Cooper, 1952. (Photo by LMPC via Getty Images)
High Noon, poster, Gary Cooper, 1952. (Photo by LMPC via Getty Images)

Forsaken by friends as killers approach, a lawman must fight for his life in revolutionary real-time McCarthyism allegory High Noon 4:20pm Paramount Network

Inappropriate social blurter / suncream squirter cheats his way to love and happiness in Richard Curtis’ romcom bonanza About Time 4:35pm Channel 5

Non stop excitement as a man is caught in an ever more complex web of spies and intrigue in Hitchcock's top thriller North by Northwest 4:50pm BBC Two

Time-slipped boy awakens years after disappearing to inventive engaging alien adventure: mercurial mystery Flight of the Navigator 5:00pm SyFy Universal

American actor Johnny Depp on the set of Edward Scissorhands, written and directed by Tim Burton. (Photo by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corpo/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
American actor Johnny Depp on the set of Edward Scissorhands, written and directed by Tim Burton. (Photo by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corpo/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)

Johnny Depp explores alienation, drenditic utensils and dirty dog grooming in Tim Burton's gothically iconic Edward Scissorhands 6:55pm E4

Babies and books, linguistic gymnastics and razor sharp wit in Oscar Wilde's incomparable comedy of manors The Importance of Being Earnest (1952) 7:10pm Talking Pictures

Working class heroes pelt environmentalists with balls before saving planet with a nuclear bomb. Bromantic action fun Armageddon 9:00pm Sony Movies

Framed for brother's death, driven driver thunders cross-country to clear name in grass-hopping, muscle car mayhem Need for Speed 9:00pm SyFy

Aboard post-apocalyptic train, underclass revolt in bug jelly scoffing, hedonist haranguing, bonkers axe-melee fun Snowpiercer 9:00pm Film 4

Spiting the shadow of cancer, two young lives entwine in acerbic, astute tale of truthful, unblinking love The Fault in Our Stars 10:55pm Channel 4

The infamous 'Wazzup' scene in Scary Movie. (Dimension)
The infamous 'Wazzup' scene in Scary Movie. (Dimension)

Drunk driving causes: death by penis, cinema mob murder, weed toking killers and rap battles in deconstructionist parody Scary Movie 11:30pm 5 Star

Space traveller crash lands on Vikings, proceeds to lead them against luminous alien-animal in medieval action fun Outlander 11:35pm Paramount Network

Against all odds, visionary tactician forever amends concept of human dignity and fate of millions in flawless masterwork Lincoln 11:35pm Film 4

Seeking battlefield graves of his sons, bereft widower turns his will against tempest of Turkish war’s aftermath The Water Diviner 00:10am BBC One

Statuesque incest survivor reluctantly embarks on path of vengeance in blinding, surreal, nightmarish neon-noir Only God Forgives 2:30am Sony Movies

Watch: Everything new on streaming in September:

The films premiering on Sky Cinema and Now TV in September

The best new films coming to Disney+ in September

Everything coming to Netflix UK in September

Everything coming to Amazon Prime Video in September