Geek movies on TV in the coming week

Gaye brings us her guide to the week's geek movies on UK TV...


We’ve added links to reviews, interviews, similar films and some other, more surprising, connections in some cases. If you’ve seen the film, click away. Otherwise, let your mouse linger a bit on the title and look for spoiler warnings in the rollover text.

TV listings – like many things – are subject to change, so check your local schedule before you pop your corn, and enjoy!


28 Days LaterOn: Channel 4     Date: Monday 23rd FebruaryTime: 10:00pm (and 11:00pm 4+1)

300On: Sky Screen 2   Date: Sunday 22nd FebruaryTime: 9:00pm (and 9:00pm 27 Feb Sky Action/Thriller)

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A Bridge Too FarOn: Sky Screen 1    Date: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: 1:30pm

A Fish Called WandaOn: Sky Movies DramaDate: Saturday 21nd FebruaryTime: 4:00pm (and 3:15am 22 Feb)Alien NationOn: five    Date: Monday 23rd FebruaryTime: 11:25pm

American BeautyOn: Sky Movies Drama   Date: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: 11:15pm (and 10:20pm 24 Feb)Apollo 13On: Sky Movies DramaDate: Tuesday 24th FebruaryTime: 11:15am (and 8:00pm)Bad BoysOn: Sky Movies PremiereDate: Friday 27th FebruaryTime: 9:45pm (and 10:45pm Premiere+1)

BadlandsOn: TCMDate: Wednesday 25th FebruaryTime: 11:00pm (and 2:45am 26 Feb)

Blade RunnerOn: Sky Movies Sci-Fi/Horror    Date: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: 2:50pm (and 1:20am 22 Feb; 9:55am and 7:pm 27 Feb)

Chain ReactionOn: E4   Date: Friday 27th FebruaryTime: 23:00pm

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Coogan’s BluffOn: Sky Movies Classics   Date: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: 00:50am

DaylightOn: Sky Movies Action/Thriller   Date: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: 10:50am (and 4:50pm)Deep Blue SeaOn: Sky Movies Action/Thriller  Date: Thursday 26th FebruaryTime: 8:00pm

Detroit Rock CityOn: Sky Movies ComedyDate: Tuesday 24th FebruaryTime: 2:00pm (and 1:35am 25 Feb)Diamonds Are ForeverOn: Sky Movies Modern Greats    Date: Tuesday 24th FebruaryTime: 10:15pm (and 8:00pm 25 Feb)

Dr. NoOn: Sky Movies Modern Greats  Date: Friday 27th FebruaryTime: 10:20pmEastern PromisesOn: Sky Screen 2   Date: Monday 23rd FebruaryTime: 11:10om (and 11:35pm 27 Feb)

Edward ScissorhandsOn: SCI FI    Date: Wednesday 25th FebruaryTime: 3:00pm

Fast Times at Ridgemont HighOn: Sky Movies Modern Greats   Date: Thursday 26th FebruaryTime: 3:00pm (and 2:40 27 Feb)Eye of the NeedleOn: more4   Date: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: half past noon (and 10:34am 27 Feb)Fear and Loathing in Las VegasOn: Sky Movies IndieDate: Monday 23rd FebruaryTime: 11:45pm

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Flight of the Phoenix (1965)On: Sky Movies Classics)    Date: Friday 27th FebruaryTime: 11:10pm

Fright NightOn: Sky Screen 1  Date: Tuesday 24th FebruaryTime: 2:00am (and 00:45am 27 Feb) From Russia with LoveOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Sunday 22nd FebruaryTime: 10:00pm (and 8:00pm 23 Feb; 10:00pm 27 Feb)GhostbustersOn: Watch  Date: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: 5:00pm (and 6:00pm Watch+1; 2:00 and 3:00pm 22 Feb)Gremlins 2: The New BatchOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Wednesday 25th FebruaryTime: 11:00am

Heartbreak RidgeOn: Channel 4 Plus 1    Date: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: 11:55pm  (and 00:55am 22 Feb)

High FidelityOn: WatchDate: Friday 27th FebruaryTime: 10:00pm (and 11:00pm Watch+1)

Hot FuzzOn: Sky Screen 1Date: Thursday 26th FebruaryTime: 20 past noon (and 9:45pm)

Hot Shots!On: Sky Screen 1  Date: Sunday 22nd FebruaryTime: 11:50pm

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Hot Shots! Part DeuxOn: Sky Screen 1     Date: Monday 23rd FebruaryTime: 01:25am

In the Line of FireOn: Sky Movies Modern Greats   Date: Monday 23rd FebruaryTime: 2:00pm

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)On: Sky Screen 2Date: Friday 27th FebruaryTime: 10:40am

Jacob’s LadderOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Friday 27th FebruaryTime: 12:35-2:30pm

Live and Let DieOn: Sky Movies Modern Greats  Date: Wednesday 25th FebruaryTime: 10:10pm (and 8:00pm 26 Feb; 1:15pm and 8:00pm 27 Feb)

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking BarrelsOn: Sky Movies Modern Greats  Date: Monday 23rd February 2009Time: quarter past midnight

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Mad Dog and GloryOn: TCM   Date: Tuesday 24th February 2009Time: 9:00pm (and 1:10am 25 Feb) Magnum ForceOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Thursday 26th FebruaryTime: 20 past midnight

ManhunterOn: ITV2   Date: Tuesday 24th FebruaryTime: 00:25am (and 10:00pm)

MaverickOn: Sky Movies Modern Greats   Date: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: 4:35am

Men in BlackOn: five USA    Date: Wednesday 25th FebruaryTime: 11:00pm (and 9:00pm 26 Feb)

Minority ReportOn: SCI FI    Date: Sunday 22nd FebruarTime: 9:00pm

Night ShiftOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Thursday 26th FebruaryTime: 6:25am

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NighthawksOn: Sky Movies Action/ThrillerDate: Sunday 22nd FebruaryTime: 02:35amOne Spy Too ManyOn: TCM   Date: Thursday 26th FebruaryTime: 4:55pm (and 12:55pm 27 Feb)

Pirates of The Caribbean: At World’s EndOn: Sky Movies Family    Date: Wednesday 25th FebruaryTime: 8:00pm (and 2:05am 26 Feb)

PlatoonOn: Sky Screen 1  Date: Friday 27th FebruaryTime: 1:50am

PredatorOn: Sky Screen 2  Date: Tuesday 24th FebruaryTime: 10:00pm

Puppet MasterOn: Zone HorrorDate: Tuesday 24th FebruaryTime: 1:05amRaising ArizonaOn: Sky Movies Comedy    Date: Monday 23rd FebruaryTime: 9:20am (and 00:45am 24 Feb)

Red SonjaOn: Sky Movies Action/Thriller   Date: Wednesday 25th FebruaryTime: 7:15am (and 2:50pm) Repo ManOn: Sky Movies Indie    Date: Sunday 22nd FebruaryTime: 02:15am

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Rocky IVOn: Sky Screen 1  Date: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: 4:30pm (and 2:15am 22 Feb)

Rocky VOn: Sky Screen 1Date: Friday 27th FebruaryTime: 4:00am

Shoot ‘Em UpOn: Sky Screen 2Date: Friday 27th FebruaryTime: 11:00pm

Smokin’ AcesOn: Sky Movies Action/Thriller  Date: Monday 23rd FebruaryTime: 10:35pm

Spider-ManOn: five USA   Date: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: 9:00pm (and 4:30 22 Feb)

Spy HardOn: Sky Movies Comedy   Date: Sunday 22nd FebruaryTime: 3:30pm (and 11:25pm; 2:15pm and 11:15pm 26 Feb) StargateOn: BBC 3    Date: Sunday 22nd FebruaryTime: 7:10pm

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Star Trek: First ContactOn: Sky Screen 2   Date: Tuesday 24th FebruaryTime: 4:05pm

Star Trek: GenerationsOn: Sky Screen 2 (412)    Date: Sunday 22nd FebruaryTime: 4:45pmStar Trek: InsurrectionOn: Sky Screen 2   Date: Monday 23rd FebruaryTime: 4:55pm

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered CountryOn: Sky Screen 2   Date: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: 5:00pm

Strange DaysOn: Sky Movies Sci-Fi/HorrorDate: Thursday 26th FebruaryTime: 00:55am

SunshineOn: Sky Movies Sci-Fi/HorrorDate: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: 10:30am (and 7:00pm)

SuperbadOn: Sky Screen 1Date: Tuesday 24th FebruaryTime: 9:45pm

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The 6th DayOn: five    Date: Monday 23rd FebruaryTime: 9:00pm The 13th WarriorOn: Sky Movies Sci-Fi/Horror  Date: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: half past noon (and 11:25pm; 11:30am and 7:00pm 26 Feb)

The Big LebowskiOn: Sky Movies IndieDate: Monday 23rd FebruaryTime: 2:30am

The Blob (1958)On: Sky Movies ClassicsDate: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: 21:00pm

The Breakfast ClubOn: Sky Movies Modern Greats  Date: Thursday 26th FebruaryTime: 6:15pm

The Dark CrystalOn: TCM  Date: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: 19:05pm

The DuellistsOn: Sky Movies Modern Greats  Date: Wednesday 25th FebruaryTime: 6:55am (and 4:40am 26 Feb)

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The Eiger SanctionOn: Sky Movies Modern Greats    Date: Wednesday 25th February 2009Time: 12:55-2:58pm

The Living DaylightsOn: ITV1 Granada   Date: Sunday 22nd FebruaryTime: 3:10pmThe Lost BoysOn: Sky Screen 2     Date: Sunday 22nd FebruaryTime: 10 past noon

The Man With Two BrainsOn: TCM   Date: Friday 27th FebruaryTime: 9:00pm (and 3:20am 28 Feb)

The Motorcycle DiariesOn: Film4Date: Monday 23rd FebruaryTime: 00:55am (and 1:55am Film4+1)

The Night Of The HunterOn: Sky Movies Action/ThrillerDate: Thursday 26th FebruaryTime: 9:30amThe Nightmare Before ChristmasOn: Sky Movies FamilyDate: Wednesday 25th FebruaryTime: noon

The OmenOn: Sky Movies DramaDate: Sunday 22nd FebruaryTime: 11:15pm (and 8:00pm 25 Feb)

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The Sixth SenseOn: Sky Screen 2   Date: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: 7:00pm

The Sum of All FearsOn: Film4  Date: Tuesday 24th FebruaryTime: 9:00pm (and 10:00pm Film4+1)

The TerminatorOn: Sky Movies Sci-Fi/Horror   Date: Sunday 22nd FebruaryTime: 10:00am (and 5:25pm)

The X-FilesOn: Sky Movies Action/Thriller   Date: Monday 23rd FebruaryTime: 8:25am (and 4:55 23 Feb)

This Is Spinal TapOn: ITV4   Date: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: 10:50pm

Three KingsOn: Sky Movies Action/Thriller   Date: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: 6:55pm

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ThunderballOn: Sky Movies Modern GreatsDate: Thursday 26th FebruaryTime: 10:10pm (and 8:00pm 27 Feb)

Thunderbird 6On: Film4Date: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: 1:00pm (and 2:00pm Film4+1)

To Trap a SpyOn: TCMDate: Monday 23rd FebruaryTime: 4:30pmTomorrow Never DiesOn: Sky Movies Modern Greats   Date: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: 10:00pm (and 8:00pm 22 Feb)

TrekkiesOn: Sky Movies IndieDate: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: 4:15am True LiesOn: ITV2    Date: Monday 23rd FebruaryTime: quarter past midnight

War of the Worlds (1953)On: Sky Movies Drama   Date: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: midnight (and again 5:00am and 7:30am 12:30pm 25 Feb)

You Only Live TwiceOn: Sky Movies Modern Greats    Date: Saturday 21st FebruaryTime: 8:00pmYoung GunsOn: five USA   Date: Tuesday 24th FebruaryTime: 9:00pm

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