The best films on TV: Thursday, 16 April

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<i>Maggie, The Witch, Eddie The Eagle</i>.
Maggie, The Witch, Eddie The Eagle.

Icy murder mysteries, astonishing animations and a lesser known Arnie drama all feature as TopFilmTip brings you the best films on TV: Thursday, 16 April.

Redheaded adventurer discovers world of wizardry precipitating magical mayhem in joyously jaw-dropping wonder Mary And The Witch’s Flower 11:50am Film4

Sabotage and subterfuge as nationalistic caricatures jockey for women and winnings in comedic classic Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines 2:05pm BBC2

On the cusp of womanhood, an emotionally stunted girl’s fondness for burying dead animals brings love for a Romany man in Sky West And Crooked 3:55pm Talking Pictures

With ambition exceeding ability, an indomitable outsider soars until his ability meets his ambition in endearing wonder Eddie The Eagle 5:50pm Film4

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Gradually zombifying girl faces her imminent fate under the loving care of father Arnie in beautifully filmed, morose drama Maggie 9pm Horror Channel

Cary Guffey on the set of "Close Encounters of the Third Kind". (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
Cary Guffey on the set of "Close Encounters of the Third Kind". (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)

Lights in the sky, melodic mystery and mashed potato mountains herald the arrival of aliens in Close Encounters Of The Third Kind 9pm SyFy

Institutionally abused boy becomes lawyer and masterfully manipulates trial of avenging friends in extraordinary drama Sleepers 9pm Sky Living

Pregnant policewoman tracks Minnesota murderers as a belittled son-in-law's simple plan unravels in the Coen Bros’ flawless film Fargo 9:35pm ITV4

Accidental killing of a woman draws creeping chaos upon stubborn rural poacher Sam Rockwell in grimy tension builder A Single Shot 9:50pm Sony Movies Action

Detached and unlicensed private-eye Liam Neeson hunts sadistic serial killers in brutal, obsidian thriller A Walk Among The Tombstones 10:05pm 5Star

Pious puritan family’s sins draw eldritch interference in goaty, crow-pecked, baby-snatching intimate and unsettling horror The Witch 11:20pm Film4

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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