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Free films on Freesat this week

Discover what films are on this week on TV, and find picks tailored to you, including blockbuster hits like Atomic Blonde starring Charlize Theron, or hard hitting dramas like Eminem's 8 Mile PLUS the premiere of 5 star movie Unsane! Whatever you're in the mood for, you're guaranteed to find something to watch this week.

THIS WEEKEND

If you like The Affair, we think you’ll like... 

Locke 

Friday 26th February, Film4, 2:05am 

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Shot almost entirely inside a moving car, this unusual drama stars Tom Hardy as a dedicated family man and successful construction manager who receives an unexpected phone call on the night he faces the biggest challenge in his career, threatening to turn his world upside down. Also features Ruth Wilson and Olivia Colman.  


If you liked Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, we think you’ll like... 

The Barefoot Contessa 

Friday 26th February, Sony Classics, 9pm 

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In this classic Hollywood film, Humphrey Bogart stars alongside Ava Gardner who plays a Hollywood screen goddess as we follow her career from a young flamenco dancer to her tragic demise.  


If you liked Unbroken, we think you’ll like... 

Fury 

Friday 26th February, Sony Movies, 9pm 

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An inexperienced recruit joins a war-weary, cynical American tank crew fighting their way across Germany in April 1945. Stars Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, Logan Lerman and Jon Bernthal.  


If you liked Molly's Game, we think you’ll like... 

Eddie the Eagle 

Sunday 28th February, E4, 6.55pm 

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This comedy depicts the life of Michael Edwards, also known as Eddie the Eagle, who became Britain’s first Olympic ski jumper in 1988, in almost sixty years. Stars Taron Egerton (Kingsman).


If you liked Tales of Terror, we think you’ll like...

The Hound of the Baskervilles 

Sunday 28th February, Sony Movies Classic, 9pm 

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Get in the Sherlock Holmes spirit as the anticipation of the new Netflix Sherlock series The Irregulars awaits, with The Hound of Baskervilles this Sunday on Sony Movies Classic, where Holmes investigates a sinister mystery on the moors of Devon after a nobleman claims he is threatened by an ancient family curse. 


If you liked The Vow, we think you’ll like...

About Time 

Sunday 28th February, Channel 5, 12am 

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Get in the mood for a romance with About Time, following the story of Tim, 21, who discovers he can travel through time and change the future. On his adventures he gets a girlfriend, but things turn out to be far more complicated than he imagined. 


NEXT WEEK

If you liked Hanna, we think you’ll like...

Atomic Blonde 

Monday 1st March, Film4, 9pm 

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Starring Charlize Theron, this stylised spy thriller is set in the lead-up to the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989, and follows MI6 agent Lorraine Broughton who must go on a mission to retrieve important information that had fallen into the hands of the enemy.  


If you liked Greta, we think you’ll like...

Unsane 

Tuesday 2nd March, Film4, 9pm 

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Unsane is a psychological horror film about a young woman who has an encounter with a stalker. The events shake her and she decides to move away from home to start over. However day-to-day life continues to trouble her because of those events, and it prompts her to seek professional help. She is soon locked up in a psychiatric hospital, forcing her to question everything around her. 


If you liked Straight Outta Compton, we think you’ll like...

8 Mile 

Tuesday 2nd March, ITV4, 11.15pm 

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The drama based on the life of rapper Eminem follows his story of life in Detroit before he was famous, with rap battles, dead end jobs and toxic relationships. Kim Basinger stars alongside the rapper in the 2002 hit, which features the hit song 'Lose Yourself'.  


If you liked On Chesil Beach, we think you’ll like...

Dark River 

Tuesday 2nd March, Film4, 11pm 

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Following her father's death, a woman (Ruth Wilson) returns to Yorkshire to claim the tenancy of the family farm she believes is hers. 


If you liked V for Vendetta, we think you’ll like...

Watchmen 

Wednesday 3rd March, 5STAR, 9pm 

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Adapted from the sci-fi graphic novel of the same name by Alan Moore, Watchmen is a story set in a world where superheroes have been outlawed, but when one costumes veteran is murdered, it sparks his superhero colleagues out of retirement and they reunite to investigate the killing, and so much more is revealed to them about the world.  


If you liked Inception, we think you’ll like...

The Matrix 

Wednesday 3rd March, ITV4, 9pm 

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Starring Keanu Reeves The Matrix follows the story of Neo,also known as The One,who discovers he is living in a fake world,and must make a tough decision – keep living in a life that feels real, or risk everything to save the world that he doesn’t truly know exists.


If you liked Sleepless, we think you’ll like...

Taken 

Thursday 4th March, Film4, 9pm 

This action thriller is well loved, and stars Liam Neeson as an ex-CIA agent, who’s daughter has been kidnapped while on holiday by human traffickers. He makes it his mission to track her down, by whatever means necessary. 


If you liked Primal Fear, we think you’ll like...

The Green Mile 

Friday 5th March, 5STAR, 9pm 

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This fantasy drama based in prison follows a convicted child murderer who arrives on death row, but the guards don’t believe the gentle giant could have been capable of such a horrific crime. They discover the man has miraculous healing powers and one of them wonders whether the convict can help save the life of the prison warden’s sick wife.  


If you liked Enemy, we think you’ll like...

Source Code 

Friday 5th March, BBC One, 11.55pm  

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Source Code is about a military pilot who wakes up in someone else’s body – and is told it is part of a secret time-travelling mission to find a terrorist bomber before he can strike again. 


If you liked Prisoners, we think you’ll like...

You Were Never Really Here 

Friday 5th March, Film4, 11.20pm 

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Joaquin Phoenix (Joker) stars in You Were Never Really Here on Friday 5th March, as a disturbed war veteran who earns a living forcibly rescuing abducted girls, until one job spirals out of control.  


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