The best films on TV: Monday, 4 May

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