The best films on TV today: Saturday, 20 June

Ben Dadds
·3-min read
Gifted, The Nice Guys, Magic Mike.
Gifted, The Nice Guys, Magic Mike.

Hidden gems, classic cinema, family friendly fun and edgy adventures are all up for grabs as TopFilmTip brings you the best films on TV for Saturday 20 June.

Some films may require a Sky subscription.

Raised as royal brothers, siblings' close bond breaks as one realises his true origins and must lead his people to freedom in biblical musical The Prince of Egypt 9:00am Sky 1

Charismatic chameleon helps drought ridden townsfolk escape clutches of corruption in inspired, off-kilter kid’s western Rango 10:00am E4

Michael Palin and Shelley Duvall look to their right in a scene from the film 'Time Bandits', 1981. (Photo by AVCO Embassy Pictures/Getty Images)
Michael Palin and Shelley Duvall look to their right in a scene from the film 'Time Bandits', 1981. (Photo by AVCO Embassy Pictures/Getty Images)

Ignored boy joins thriving band of time travelling dwarfs in Terry Gilliam's giant drugging dark comedy fantasy fable Time Bandits 11:00am Film4

Indian curry connoisseur / fine French food feud evolves from rivalry to revelry in feast for the senses The Hundred-Foot Journey 2:00pm Channel 5

Ungrateful girl enters androgynous wizard's monstrous maze in swamp-stenching, head-swapping consummate fantasy wonder Labyrinth 2:55pm Sony Movies

A man accused of cowardice proves his bravery by rescuing his accusers in iconic classic The Four Feathers (1939) 3:00pm Talking Pictures TV

Explosions, chases and teenage crushes / races as geek Viking learns secrets of dragon taming in outstanding fantasy How to Train Your Dragon 3:05pm Film4

Shy, unappreciated and egotistical unknowns strive to achieve dream of stardom in uplifting anthropomorphic fun Sing 3:10pm ITV2

Accidentally heroic, monologuing journal junky frontiersman befriends Sioux in sweeping ballad of mutual respect Dances With Wolves 5:00pm Sony Movies

Bot-battling bereaved boy befriends brother's inflatable automaton in exhilarating and engaging, courageous kids comedy Big Hero 6 5:20pm BBC One

Xenozoologist and misfit New-Yorkers corral Obscure escaped creatures in numinous adventurous fun Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 6:20pm ITV2

Sikh girl self actualises via forbidden football Keira Knightley love rivalry in cross-cultural coming of ager Bend It Like Beckham 6:40pm E4

FILM 'MY BEST FRIEND'S WEDDING' BY P.J. HOGAN (Photo by Siemoneit/Sygma via Getty Images)
FILM 'MY BEST FRIEND'S WEDDING' BY P.J. HOGAN (Photo by Siemoneit/Sygma via Getty Images)

Julia Roberts tries to ruin her friend’s life and imminent marriage because she curiously can’t get a man My Best Friend's Wedding 6:50pm 5 Star

Heavy metal institution fly themselves across five continents on epic world tour in first hand, candid account of legendary band’s on and off stage deeds Iron Maiden: Flight 666 8:00pm Sky Arts

Aspiring-artisan-cum-spectacular-stripper teachers protégé his wily ways in lady-lubricating, abs-grinding dilemma drama Magic Mike 9:00pm Comedy Central

A neurosurgeon’s account of a murder starts to reveal a more sinister scheme in old school mystery The Upturned Glass 9:45pm Talking Pictures TV

Disgraced acerbic atheist journo joins quick witted elderly Irish woman to find her son decades after forced adoption Philomena 10:50pm BBC Four

Drunk, knuckle-dusting heavy and 13-year-old smartass expose porno-murder conspiracy in genre convention contravening fun The Nice Guys 11:00pm ITV4

Loving uncle and academic grandmother fight for custody of maths prodigy in nuanced, heartfelt and affecting emotional drama Gifted 11:00pm Channel 4

Stranded in minefield, British soldiers desperately try to save their legless comrades in visceral, taut true story Kajaki: The True Story 00:35am BBC One

Bereaved brothers undertake take-down of undertaking Tall-man in dwarf-slaving, goo-mutating, transdimensional horror Phantasm 00:45am Horror Channel

Antisocial prodigy creates generational phenomenon at cost of his only friendship David Fincher’s narrative gem The Social Network 1:10am Sony Movies

Parallel narratives interweave present day food blogger with influential '50s French cookery guru in the delectable Julie & Julia 3:35am Sony Movies

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