The best films on TV: Thursday, 21 May

The Family, Walk In The Woods, The Exorcism of Emily Rose.

It’s an eclectic selection on TV today with lovelorn whimsy, arctic vampires and mob comedies to choose from as TopFilmTip brings you the best films on TV today: Thursday, 21 May.

Some films may require a Sky subscription.

Living below gravitationally inverted parallel earth, amorous inventor seeks amnesiac soulmate in the whimsically surreal sci-fantasy curio Upside Down 4:50pm Sony Movies

Quick-drawing snake hunter rescues missionaries from mortar slaughtering Burmese in lumpy, chunky, body-blasting fun Rambo 9:00pm Sony Movies

An unusual take on the possessed teen trope when a priest on trial for murder defends his actions in The Exorcism of Emily Rose 9:00pm Horror Channel

Bill Bryson and philandering friend attempt to trek 2,200 mile trail in juxtaposed odd couple adventure true story A Walk in the Woods 9:00pm Film4

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The few survivors of vampire onslaught on Alaskan town battle blood-lusting baddies in axe-decapitating, JCB melee 30 Days of Night 10:00pm SyFy Universal

The Gauntlet, poster, US poster, from left: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, 1977. (Photo by LMPC via Getty Images)

Lesser known action-packed, odd couple road movie when Clint Eastwood has to escort a Mob prostitute turned snitch in The Gauntlet 10:35pm ITV4

Gleefully brutal, joyously vicious mafia family pass time in witness protection bullying and bludgeoning rural French The Family 11:05pm Film4

Reduced to an inner monologue, a girl suffers bodily invasion and repeated punching from cave dwelling boys, for love in The Host (2013) 2:00am Channel 4

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