The best films on TV: Friday, 24 April

Get Out, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa.
Get Out, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa.

A Marilyn Monroe classic, an existential allegory and an unflinching comedy are all on offer as TopFilmTip brings you the best films on TV for Friday, 24 April.

A pair of lounge singers seek out eligible rich men in the light and lavish Marilyn Monroe classic Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 3pm Film4

Harassed by dog killing, unhinged stranger, writer Johnny Depp is pushed to the brink of psychosis in Stephen King's Secret Window 5pm Sony Movies

Living below gravitationally inverted parallel earth, amorous inventor seeks amnesiac soulmate in whimsically surreal sci-fantasy curio Upside Down 6:50pm Sony Movies

Unscrupulous book dealer Johnny Depp undertakes gothic eurotrek on the trail of a satanic tome in Roman Polanski's The Ninth Gate 9pm Horror Channel

Samuel L. Jackson stars as Mr Glass - Credit: Buena Vista
Samuel L. Jackson stars as Mr Glass - Credit: Buena Vista

Twisty semi-super-heroic drama as Bruce Willis survives a horrific accident to gradually realise he may be Unbreakable 9pm Sony Movies

Black photographer’s trip to white GFs family descends into quiddity of horripilating hypnotic horror in incisive allegory Get Out 9pm Film4

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Kidnapping goes awry when philandering husband refuses to pay headstrong wife's ransom in ‘70s-set criminal chicanery Life Of Crime 11:20pm BBC 2

Has-been radio DJ mimes power ballads, doesn't clobber hostage taker and becomes ‘Siege Face’ in cringing comedy Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa 11:45pm BBC 1

Recovering alcoholic comedian struggles to reinvent himself in witty and insightful character led romcom Top Five 1:15am Film4

Tied to fate and besotted with ghost, soulful Anton Yelchin is pursued by killer-thief in listless meditation on predeterminism The Driftless Area 1:40am Sony Movies

Librarian / undercover vampire hunter becomes undead and calls on friend Van Helsing for stake stabbing help in Hammer horror Dracula 1:55am Horror Channel

Everything new on streaming in April:

Netflix UK: April’s new releases

Everything coming to Now TV in April

Amazon Prime Video UK: The biggest April releases

Everything coming to Disney+ in April

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