The best films to watch on UK TV today: Sunday, 15 November

Ben Dadds
·2-min read
The Man Who Would Be King, Don't Breathe, Lone Survivor.
The Man Who Would Be King, Don't Breathe, Lone Survivor.

Choose from true crime, astonishing ape action, and anxiety inducing thrills as TopFilmTip brings you the best films on TV for Sunday 15 November.

Some films may require a Sky subscription.

Skeptical girl discovers miniature forest civilisation facing putrid apocalypse in exhilarating hummingbird riding fantasy Epic 12:30pm E4

Ignored boy joins thriving band of time travelling dwarfs in Terry Gilliam's giant drugging dark comedy fantasy fable Time Bandits 1:30pm Film 4

Seeking villainous boss for their existentially broken species, begoggled haphazard bumblers find criminal/ban-nana fun Minions 3:15pm ITV2

Jack Black lies to employer and horrifies parents with touching admission in top comedy The School of Rock 4:00pm Sky 1

Fish farting ogre and friendless donkey free paradigm smashing princess and live ugly ever after in wry, droll meta-comedy gem Shrek 5:05pm ITV2

Kino. Der Mann, Der Koenig Sein Wollte, Man Who Would Be King, The, Der Mann, Der Koenig Sein Wollte, Man Who Would Be King, The, Sean Connery, Michael Caine Zwei Deserteure der viktorianischen Indien-Armee, Daniel Dravot (Sean Connery,m) und Peachy (Michael Caine,r) ziehen aus, um in Afganistan Koenige zu werden., 1975. (Photo by FilmPublicityArchive/United Archives via Getty Images)
Sean Connery, Michael Caine in The Man Who Would Be King. (Photo by FilmPublicityArchive/United Archives via Getty Images)

Two ambitious ex-army preserverers set themselves up as Alexander’s deification in Kipling’s Indian allegory The Man Who Would Be King 6:10pm Film 4

Time-slipped boy awakens years after disappearing to inventive engaging alien adventure: mercurial mystery Flight of the Navigator 7:00pm SyFy Universal

Russell Crowe dismembers/disfigures/decapitates his way to man who destroyed his life in Oscar-winning revenge fantasy Gladiator 9:00pm 5 Star

Controversial, counter conventional, ultraviolent, semi-supernatural amoral/judgemental tale of sin in punishment High Plains Drifter 9:00pm ITV4

Eddy Murphy hijacks a house, hacks 80s computer and foils arms dealer’s convoluted plans in charasmatic character comedy Beverly Hills Cop II 9:00pm Comedy Central

Far-sighted fathers are tested in furnace of peer's fears as they walk war's knife-edge in game-changing Dawn of the Planet of the Apes 9:00pm E4

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Alcoholic aviation ace Denzel Washington's skills save passenger plane whilst his denial prevents own soul's redemption in Flight 10:00pm Sky 1

Renditioned professional escapologist must escape sadistic escape-proof prison in Arnie-quipping, prison escape film Escape Plan 10:50pm Film 4

Rumbled by Afghan goat herders, band of bearded brothers engage Taliban in brutal cliff rolling battle of endurance Lone Survivor 11:10pm ITV4

Young burgling trio become trapped in vengeful blind man’s house in intense angst-inducing grizzly off-kilter thriller Don't Breathe 00:00am Channel 4

Railroaded by callous career criminal, four low level credit card fraudsters devise diamond heist to buy their lives and freedom: tight, character led true-tale Plastic 1:05am Film 4

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