The best films on TV today: Friday, 19 June

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American Fable, Selma, Army of Darkness.
American Fable, Selma, Army of Darkness.

Classic romantic adventures, time tripping horrors and historical civil rights true stories are all up for grabs as TopFilmTip brings you the best films on TV for Friday, 19 June.

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Outstanding odd-couple romantic adventure as Hepburn Bogart steams up the Congo to battle Germans in charismatic classic The African Queen 5:00pm Sony Movies Action

Numerically challenged chap and big-eyed girl find friend-sex and flash mobs in atypical, quick-quipping comedy Friends With Benefits 9:00pm Comedy Central

Nic Cage and John Travolta try to out-crazy each other in preposterously plotted, fantastically fun John Woo action film Face/Off 9:00pm Sony Movies

Obnoxious immature college girl must solve her repeated murder in character arcing gleeful groundhogging mystery fun Happy Death Day 9:00pm Film4

Arnie suits up as the T-800 for Terminator Genisys - Credit: Paramount Pictures
Arnie suits up as the T-800 for Terminator Genisys - Credit: Paramount Pictures

Sexy time trippers target evil OS in protagonist/antagonist inverting, helicopter-headbutting, sprawling sci-fi Terminator Genisys 9:00pm E4

Badass president Harrison Ford kills terrorist hijackers & saves family single handed in neck snapping, zip-lining fun Air Force One 9:00pm 5 Star

Failed father Tom Cruise and despondent kids flee tenacious tentacled tripods amidst civilian incinerating alien invasion War of the Worlds 10:45pm BBC One

After his family’s slaughter, ex FBI man exacts calculated reign of terror on those responsible in explosive actioner The Punisher 10:50pm Sony Movies Action

Bitten, shark-stalked and stranded yards from shore, symbolically broken surfer battles for survival in intense thriller The Shallows 10:50pm Film4

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Visionary eloquent orator leads campaign for equality and equity as courageous oppressed march into brutal fist of bigotry Selma 11:20pm BBC Two

Cop Kevin Bacon becomes embroiled in elaborate and twisted web of blackmail and murder in seductive threesome thriller Wild Things 11:30pm 5 Star

To escape bullying brother, naive girl befriends mysterious man in father’s grain silo precipitating clash of innocence and reality in emotionally astute parable American Fable 00:30am Film4

Timid, self-harming aspiring actress gives up her dignity for promise of stardom in maggot puking, skull crushing curio Starry Eyes 00:35am Horror Channel

Chainsaw handed deadite destroyer grows evil Ash, gets hailed / sugar in medieval dead, homunculus hoarding, boomsticking fun Army of Darkness 2:20am Film 4

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

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