The best films on TV today: Friday, 12 June

Real Steel, No Escape, Bridesmaids.

Friday night is film night, so grab some popcorn, crack open a cold one and sit back and enjoy tear-jerking dramas, laugh out loud comedies and emotive tales as TopFilmTip brings you the best films on TV for Friday, 12 June.

Some films may require a Sky subscription.

New on streaming

Four fractured veterans return to Vietnam seeking fortune and closure in Spike Lee’s racially-charged, swashbuckling romp Da 5 Bloods - Netflix

Judd Apatow delivers another loveable stoner battling grief and growing pains in the shape of Pete Davidson’s semi-autobiographical The King of Staten Island - VOD (£)

Irish child genius discovers hidden world of fairies, gold, and mud-gobbling dwarves in Kenneth Branagh’s YA adaptation Artemis Fowl - Disney+


The Longest Day, lobbycard, Robert Mitchum, 1962. (Photo by LMPC via Getty Images)

Dozens of characters portray the brave men who helped secure allied victory in five interweaving tales of D-Day The Longest Day 3:20pm Film4

WW2's American soldiers learn of the dehumanising fruits war delivers from both ends of the gun in character-led marvel The Victors 4:10pm Sony Movies Action

Bullied boy and outcast girl find amity as they dream up an imaginary world in bittersweet tear-jerking wonder Bridge to Terabithia 4:35pm Sony Movies

Truly awful father and his precocious son bond and battle over pugilistic robot in bull-boxing mecha-melee feel good fun Real Steel 6:30pm Sony Movies

UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 01: Film "Backdraft" by Ron HowardIn United States in November, 1991 - William Baldwin, Kurt Russell, Scott Glenn. (Photo by Pool BENAINOUS/REGLAIN/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

Estranged fire fighting brothers, living in their dad’s shadow track down an arsonist in spectacular flaming action film Backdraft 9:00pm Sky Living

Failed baker's inadequacies ruin best-friendship in designer dress soiling, puppy stealing, cop sexing lol comedy Bridesmaids 9:00pm ITV2

Unwed, pregnant and alone; French woman’s refusal to abort prompts unexpected support of fellow boarding house misfits. Bitter-sweet character study The L-Shaped Room 10:00pm Talking Pictures TV

Caught amid chaotic coup, economic immigrant struggles to get family to safety in child-flinging, nerve-shredding thriller No Escape 11:05pm Film4

Everything new on streaming in June:

Netflix UK: June’s new releases

NOW TV and Sky Cinema: June’s new releases

Amazon Prime Video UK: June's new releases

Disney+ UK: June's new releases