For The Family
Apollo 13, ONE, 8.30pm – PG
True story of the moon-bound mission that developed severe trouble and the men that rescued it with skill and dedication. Stars Tom Hanks.
Mr Beans Holiday, 7mate, 7.30pm – PG
Mr. Bean wins a trip to Cannes where he unwittingly separates a young boy from his father and must help the two come back together. On the way he discovers France, bicycling, and true love, among other things.
Spy Kids, Go, 6pm – PG
The children of secret-agent parents must save them from danger. Stars Antonio Banderas and “The Good Wife” star Alan Cumming
Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone, GO!, 7.45pm
Rescued from the neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
For The Ladies
Failure To Launch, Seven, 8.30pm (NSW, ACT & QLD) - M
A thirtysomething slacker suspects his parents of setting him up with his dream girl so he’ll finally vacate their home. Stars “Sex and the City” star Sarah Jesssica Parker and Bradley Cooper.
Erin Brockovich, TV1, 10.55pm – M
An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city’s water supply.
Footloose, TV1, 1am – PG
A city boy comes to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, starring Kevin Bacon.
For The Men
The Perfect Storm, Gem, 8.30pm – M
An unusually intense storm pattern catches some commercial fishermen unaware and puts them in mortal danger. Stars George Clooney and Mark Wahlberg.
The Wicker Man, Nine, 11.43pm – M
A sheriff investigating the disappearance of a young girl from a small island discovers there’s a larger mystery to solve among the island’s secretive, neo-pagan community.
For the Couples
Urban Legends: Final Cut – M
Urban legend-style killings begin to occur on a movie set, in this non-sequel sequel to “Urban Legend”. Stars Eva Mendes.
Hancock, Nine, 9.45pm – M
A hard-living superhero who has fallen out of favor with the public enters into a questionable relationship with the wife of the public relations professional who’s trying to repair his image.
For the Independants
Arahan, SBS TWO, 11.15pm – MA
martial arts action pic that blends The Matrix with Jackie Chan. The Masters of the Universe are looking for a person with underdeveloped chi, and find him in rookie cop Yu. From South Korea, in English
Electric Shadows, SBS TWO, 9.30pm – PG
When a woman assaults a youth delivering water on his bicycle, she surprisingly asks him to feed her fish while she is in custody. In her apartment is a shrine to his favourite escape: the movies. From China, in English.
199 Tips To Be Happy, SBS ONE, 11.20pm – MA
The sweltering Barcelona sun sets the backdrop for director Andres Waissbluth’s sharp psychological insight into a couple’s grief that is subsequently quenched by their desire for a sultry mystery woman. From Chile, in English.