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11:00Girls! Girls! Girls!
A tuna fisherman with an eye for the ladies is faced with the age-old dilemma as he tries to decide which lucky girl deserves his attentions. However, he is distracted from the pursuit of pleasure when his jealous rival ensures he loses his boat. Musical, starring Elvis Presley, Stella Stevens, Laurel Goodwin and Jeremy Slate. Songs featured include Return to SenderFilm/Musical

13:00Secondhand Lions[SUB]
A youngster is packed off to stay with his eccentric bachelor uncles, who live in a ramshackle house with no mod cons in the middle of Texas. Worst of all, his mother has told him to find a stash of millions rumoured to be hidden somewhere on their property - but his wariness of the oldtimers disappears when they share exciting tales of tomfoolery from their youth. Family drama, with Michael Caine, Robert Duvall, Haley Joel Osment and Kyra SedgwickFilm/General Movie/Drama

15:10The Drum[SUB]
A courageous prince in early 20th-century India enlists the help of the British Army to defeat his villainous uncle, who murdered his father and seized the throne. Adventure, directed by Zoltan Korda and starring Raymond Massey, Sabu, Roger Livesey, Valerie Hobson and David TreeFilm/Adventure/War

17:05Panic in the Streets[BW]
A gangster murders an illegal immigrant during a card game on the docks of New Orleans. A doctor is alarmed to discover the victim was ill with pneumonic plague, and must turn detective and trace the killer quickly to halt the contagion. If he fails, there will be pandemonium as the terrified population flees the city. Thriller, starring Richard Widmark, Paul Douglas, Barbara Bel Geddes, Jack Palance and Zero MostelFilm/Detective/Thriller

19:00Danny Boyle Special
The Oscar-winning director of Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire discusses his careerFilm/Cinema

19:10Son of the Mask[SUB]
The life of an unassuming cartoonist is turned upside down by a mysterious wooden mask, which bestows strange powers upon his baby son. However, the chaos continues when mischievous Norse god Loki decides he wants the mask back - no matter what the cost. Comedy sequel, starring Jamie Kennedy, Alan Cumming, Bob Hoskins and Traylor HowardFilm/Comedy

21:00Employee Of The Month[SUB]
A lazy shelf stacker suddenly finds the motivation for hard work when he becomes smitten with a new cashier who only dates men who have been awarded employee of the month. However, he faces stiff competition for the title and the girl in the shape of an ambitious checkout attendant. Comedy, starring Dane Cook, Dax Shepard, Jessica Simpson and Efren RamirezFilm/Comedy

23:05The Ringer[SUB]
An able-bodied office worker's amoral uncle persuades him to compete in the Special Olympics in an unethical bid to raise money. However, the presence of an attractive trainer and the friendliness of his fellow competitors force the phoney athlete to have a change of heart. Comedy, starring Johnny Knoxville, Brian Cox, Katherine Heigl and Jed ReesFilm/Comedy

00:55Melinda and Melinda
The plight of a troubled woman is told in two parallel plot lines, one comic and the other tragic. In one tale, she finds herself the object of an out-of-work actor's affections, while in the other the betrayal of a close friend sends her into a suicidal depression. Comedy drama, written and directed by Woody Allen, starring Radha Mitchell, Will Ferrell, Jonny Lee Miller and Chiwetel EjioforFilm/General Movie/Drama/Comedy/Comedy

02:50Danny Boyle Special
The Oscar-winning director of Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire discusses his careerFilm/Cinema