The best films on TV: Monday, 4 May

Ben Dadds
·1 min read
Starship Troopers, Two Faces of January, Hidden Figures.
Starship Troopers, Two Faces of January, Hidden Figures.

It’s all about long cons, prison escapes and bombastic allegorical sci-fi today as TopFilmTip brings you the best films on TV for Monday, 4 May.

Some films may require a Sky subscription.

Petty con artist helps fraudster couple go on run amid luscious locales of Greek antiquities in taut thriller The Two Faces of January 4:55pm Film 4

Honest citizen Russell Crowe plans wife's prison escape in drug dealer-robbing, Liam Neeson-utilising thriller The Next Three Days 9:00pm Sony Movies

Segregated Arithmetical African American women assist astronomically complex NASA space race in feel good true story Hidden Figures 9:00pm Film 4

Callow, lovelorn lad finds unexpected direction amid bug blasting brain sucking interstellar war in flawless sci-fi Starship Troopers 10:00pm Sky 1

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Retired couple must chose to fight for or flee hopeful life in French countryside when terrorised by teen-sociopaths: shovel slaying brutal and bloody boomer horror Offensive 10:45pm Horror Channel

Miserable millionaire's life becomes psychological hell of clowns, keys and chaos in David Fincher's enigmatic thriller The Game 11:20pm Sky Atlantic

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Everything new on streaming in May:

Netflix UK: May’s new releases

NOW TV: May’s new releases

Amazon Prime Video UK: May's new releases

Disney+ UK: May's new releases