The best films on TV today: Saturday, 27 June

McFarland, USA, Love is Strange, Spectre.

Choose from 1980s nostalgia, classic long-con crime capers, feel good family dramas and all that’s in-between as TopFilmTip brings you the best films on TV for Saturday, 27 June.

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After a friend is murdered Robert Redford and Paul Newman put a long con on the gangster responsible in outstanding and influential crime caper classic The Sting 1:55pm ITV4

Time traveling Oedipus woos mum, brutalises bully, invents rock ‘n’ roll and befriends visionary Doc in order to hit 88 mph in flawless sci fi wonder Back to the Future 4:40pm Film4

Lights in the sky, melodic mystery and mashed potato mountains herald the arrival of aliens in Close Encounters of the Third Kind 5:00pm SyFy

Fearing abandonment, monstrous hotelier tries to instill seeds of terror in mixed-species grandson in family fun Hotel Transylvania 2 5:05pm ITV2

Chinese sheriff and American gigolo prat fall, Kung fu and sexy pillow fight around London in anachronistic action comedy Shanghai Knights 6:45pm Sony Movies

Widow-seducing mouse-threatener uncovers insidious global crime-spiracy in Sam Mendes' trepanning, breathless beauty Spectre 8:30pm ITV1

Serial killing, inner-monologuing man murderer feeds his homicidal compulsion with scaffolding, ocular icicles, engines and jet fuel Die Hard 2: Die Harder 9:00pm Sony Movies

Shirtless befriender of bears saves tycoon's granddaughter from yakuza in ninja-mulching, robo-samurai stabbing fun The Wolverine 9:00pm E4

Anarchic, irresponsible duo must mentor boob obsessed street kid and RPG obsessed nerd in top double odd couple comedy Role Models 9:45pm ITV4

Repeatedly scrubbed time tumbler seeks apocalypse averting insight in Terry Gilliam's cyclical Cassandra complex 12 Monkeys 11:10pm SyFy 

Actor Charles Bronson (1921 - 2003, left) as illegal prize-fighter Chaney, taking on Robert Tessier (1934 - 1990) as Jim Henry in the film 'Hard Times', directed by Walter Hill, 1975. (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)

Wandering fist-fighter Charles Bronson batters New Orleans' men for money in Walter Hill's depression era haymaker fun Hard Times 11:20pm Talking Pictures TV

Elvis hallucinater and ex-prostitute go on run in Tarantino’s cameo fuelled delectably dialogued Pulp Fiction preamble True Romance 11:25pm Sony Movies

Tom Cruise’s new dream job drops him in-between vicious mafia overlords and unforgiving FBI agents in top Grisham drama The Firm 11:25pm 5 Star

Hellboy II: The Golden Army featured many characters from the BPRD. (Universal)

Demonic superhero, aquatic caporista and fiery woman stand up to evil in Guillermo Del Toro’s fantasy fun Hellboy II: The Golden Army 00:00am Comedy Central

Small town school teacher sees the cross-country winning potential of community of immigrant's children in uplifting, wholesome true story McFarland, USA 11:30pm BBC One

Gradually zombifying girl faces her imminent fate under loving care of father Arnie in beautifully filmed, morose drama Maggie 00:45am Horror Channel

Lifelong gay couple and their kin face strife of mutually unwanted separation in subtle and insightful character study Love Is Strange 2:10am Film4

Jewish comedians explore how holocaust humour originated in the darkest of places to provide ultimate psychological revenge in taboo treading doc The Last Laugh 2:45am Sky Arts

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