The best films on TV: Tuesday, 14 April

Ben Dadds
·2-min read
<i>American Hustle, The Other Guys, The Road</i>.
American Hustle, The Other Guys, The Road.

Witness two of the greatest helicopter explosions in the history of cinema as TopFilmTip brings you the best films on TV on Tuesday, 14 April.

Sean Connery plots ambitious heist all the while unknowingly surveyed by disparate authorities in Sidney Lumet's The Anderson Tapes 2:55pm Sony Movies Action

Sidney Poitier witnesses the dogged, Ahab-esque determination of a submarine captain in pursuit of his enemy The Bedford Incident 4:50pm Sony Movies Action

Sportsman shooter and ex-pimp cops take.down fraudster in sarcastic ballet dancing irreverent helicopter golf-balling fun The Other Guys 9pm Comedy Central

Bribe taking Denzel Washington faces off against subway hostage takers in Tony Scott's taut thriller The Taking Of Pelham 123 (2009) 1pm Sony Movie Channel

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Trying to save family, ex-smuggler's counterfeit currency scam causes cascade of criminal consequences in frenetic fun Contraband 9pm SyFy UK

Sylvester Stallone walks through a trench with Richard Crenna in a scene from the film 'Rambo III', 1988. (Photo by TriStar/Getty Images)
Sylvester Stallone walks through a trench with Richard Crenna in a scene from the film 'Rambo III', 1988. (Photo by TriStar/Getty Images)

Goat-sportsing child-soldier encourager assists Mujahideen insurgents’ quest for Russian blood in Tank Vs Helicopter fun Rambo III 9pm ITV4

Young catholic farm girl finds growing romantic attraction to middle-aged marred writer in lyrical bitter-sweet slice of life Girl Green Eyes 9pm Talking Pictures

In honour of their murdered friend's memory four men trek across Swedish wilderness only to fall to hallucinations and horrors of sacrificial Norse monster cult The Ritual 9pm Film4

Toilet swimming addict braves soiled slingshots stories, hallucinatory babies and substance addiction in Danny Boyle's controversial iconic dramedy Trainspotting 10:55pm Film4

FBI agent becomes pawn in bitter billionaire’s game of vengeance while Anthony Hopkins makes Ray Liotta... a delicious meal in Hannibal 10pm 5Star

Union activist draws fire/compulsory scrubbings from Plutonium manufacturer after questioning employer's safety in tragic true story Silkwood 11pm Talking Pictures

Coiffed comb-over conman and accomplice are railroaded into FBI sting in science-oven exploding, hubris exploiting American Hustle 11:45pm Film4

A father and son try to survive in a heart breaking tale of hope and despair at the edge of humanity in dystopian social sci-fi The Road 1:10pm Sony Movie 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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