The best films on TV today: Friday, 29 May

Central Intelligence, Young Adult, The Hobbit.

Looking for a movie to watch today? You can choose from the original creature feature, a teenage heart ache, and an astonishing drama as TopFilmTip brings you the best films on TV today: Friday, 29 May.

Some films may require a Sky subscription.

Sinister showman sets sail seeking gargantuan gorilla in monster melee and skyscraper scaling Beauty and The Beast allegory King Kong (1933) 2:50pm BBC Two 

Moral complications of recognition and respect for emerging artificial intelligence, creativity and life explored in gay marriage metaphor Isaac Asimov’s Bicentennial Man 3:30pm Sony Movies

Brave reporter uncovers suspicious cost cutting and safety failures at nuclear power plant in prophetic thriller The China Syndrome 3:50pm Sony Movies Action

Jane Fonda with a microphone in her hand and Michael Douglas holding a movie camera on his shoulder in a scene from the film 'The China Syndrome', 1979. (Photo by Columbia Pictures/Getty Images)

Spiting the shadow of cancer, two young lives entwine in acerbic, astute tale of truthful, unblinking love in The Fault In Our Stars 6:25pm Film4

Bullied boy and outcast girl find amity as they dream up an imaginary world in bittersweet tear-jerking wonder Bridge to Terabithia 7:05pm Sony Movies

Repeatedly scrubbed time tumbler seeks apocalypse averting insight in Terry Gilliam's cyclical Cassandra complex 12 Monkeys 9:00pm SyFy

Institutionally abused boy becomes lawyer and masterfully manipulates trial of avenging friends in extraordinary drama Sleepers 9:00pm Sky Living

Friended by unicorn-loving, jort-wearing jolly giant, school-peaker is thrown into banana fighting conspiracy Central Intelligence 9:00pm Film4

Just out of prison The Rock evades drug-withdrawn cop and philosophical killer whilst making good on his personal kill-list Faster 10:55pm Sony Movies

Unrelenting bloodless melee explodes in avaricious rampage for control of dead dragon's keep The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies 11:10pm ITV1

Bereft of meaningful connection, has-been author returns to hometown to win affection of new father and former flame. Compelling examination of an awful human Young Adult 11:15pm BBC One 

Swimming pool-socialist Bryan Cranston makes mockery of unAmerican blacklist in aptly wryly written and prescient true story Trumbo 11:20pm BBC Two

Based on a true story- young wannabe gangsters semi-serious kidnapping rapidly descends to chaotic & fearful panic Alpha Dog 00:500m Sony Movies

Everything new on streaming in June:

Netflix UK: June’s new releases

NOW TV and Sky Cinema: June’s new releases

Amazon Prime Video UK: June's new releases

Disney+ UK: June's new releases