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11:00Fun in Acapulco
A former trapeze artist tries to put a work-related tragedy behind him by taking a job as a lifeguard-cum-entertainer in a luxury hotel at the Mexican resort. He ends up contending with the considerable wiles of his beautiful boss and a female matador who each have romantic designs on him. Musical comedy, starring Elvis Presley, Ursula Andress, Paul Lukas and Alejandro ReyFilm/Musical

13:00The Italian Job[SUB]
A crook puts together a motley gang to steal 4million in bullion from an Italian armoured car, which brings Turin to a standstill and enables them to make a quick getaway in a fleet of minis - but they end up falling foul of the Mafia along the way. Crime comedy, starring Michael Caine, Noel Coward, Benny Hill, Tony Beckley and John Le MesurierFilm/Comedy

15:00James and the Giant Peach[SUB]
An unhappy orphan living with his cruel aunts discovers a gigantic peach growing in the garden. Venturing inside, he meets six friendly insects and together they embark on a magical journey. Animated and live-action fantasy, based on Roald Dahl's novel, starring Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley and Miriam Margolyes and featuring the voices of Susan Sarandon and Richard DreyfussFilm/Fantasy/Animated Movie/Drama

16:30The Seven Year Itch
A bored publisher revels in his newfound freedom when his wife and son go away to the country. When a beautiful but naive actress moves in upstairs, he finds himself tempted to turn his fantasies of an affair with her into reality. But even in his dreams, his conscience has a way of tripping him up. Billy Wilder's comedy, starring Marilyn Monroe, Tom Ewell, Evelyn Keyes and Oscar HomolkaFilm/Comedy

18:40Speed 2: Cruise Control[SUB]
Feisty heroine Annie and her new boyfriend Alex take a cruise in the Bahamas, but the trip becomes a nightmare when they discover a vengeful computer genius - a former employee laid off because of his terminal illness - is also on board. He has secretly programmed the ship to crash into an oil tanker while he steals a cache of diamonds from the cargo. Action thriller sequel, with Sandra Bullock, Jason Patric and Willem DafoeFilm/Adventure/War

21:00My Super Ex-girlfriend[SUB AD]
Ordinary New Yorker Matt starts dating a woman he meets on the subway, unaware she is the superhero G-Girl. When he breaks up with the insecure crime fighter, she is outraged and uses her superpowers to make his life a misery. Meanwhile, her arch enemy sees Matt as a potential ally in defeating G-Girl once and for all. Fantasy comedy, starring Uma Thurman, Luke Wilson and Eddie IzzardFilm/Comedy/Fantasy

A meteorite crashes in a small rural town, infecting a local man with a virus that mutates him into a flesh-eating monster. The creature promptly spawns a swarm of alien parasites, which take over their victims and transform them into bloodthirsty zombies. The local sheriff attempts to wipe out the infestation before it can spread any further. Comedy horror, starring Nathan Fillion, Michael Rooker and Elizabeth BanksFilm/Horror/Comedy

An angry but highly intelligent Mancunian drifter flees his home city to avoid the family of a girl he raped. Seeking refuge with an old flame living in London, he takes to prowling the streets of the capital at night, antagonising or enthralling those he meets with his embittered personal philosophy and forcing them to question their existence. Mike Leigh's drama, starring David Thewlis and Lesley SharpFilm/General Movie/Drama