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11:00The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw[SUB AD]
A stiff-upper-lipped English salesman accidentally foils a raid on a stagecoach. Having acquired an undeserved reputation as a fearsome gunslinger, he is asked to become the sheriff of a wild frontier town - a job with a very short life expectancy. Comedy Western, starring Kenneth More, Jayne Mansfield, Ronald Squire and Robert MorleyFilm/Western/Comedy

A drifter finds a home and a sense of purpose when he rescues a rancher's beloved horse, and is hired to train it. A strong bond develops between man and steed, but it all goes badly wrong when his no-good brother steals the animal and the horse escapes into the wild after a botched rescue attempt. Western, starring Fred MacMurray, Anne Baxter and Burl IvesFilm/Western

14:50Doctor in Clover[SUB]
Amorous doctor Gaston Grimsdyke takes a job at his former medical school under the tutelage of his fearsome old professor, but finds himself in a predicament when he tries to help the gruff tutor woo the matron. Medical comedy, the sixth of seven films based on Richard Gordon's novels, starring Leslie Phillips, James Robertson Justice, Joan Sims and Shirley Anne FieldFilm/Comedy

16:55That Thing You Do![SUB]
A small-town beat combo become a national overnight sensation with their debut record - but their sudden success looks to be a one-off, leaving them struggling to find a way of repeating the formula. Comedy drama set in the 1960s, written and directed by Tom Hanks, who also appears as the band's manager. With Tom Everett Scott, Liv Tyler and Johnathon SchaechFilm/General Movie/Drama/Comedy

A bumbling New York cop is unable to pursue a gang of bank robbers in their souped-up getaway car because he does not have a driving licence. Fortunately, help is on hand in the form of a taxi driver with dreams of becoming a racing driver, and whose customised cab can give the crooks a run for their money. Comedy thriller remake, starring Queen Latifah, Jimmy Fallon and Gisele BundchenFilm/Comedy

21:00Independence Day[SUB]
An invading force of seemingly indestructible aliens is intent on conquering Earth, but the courageous US president, an ace pilot and a computer genius lead the fight to save the human race. Roland Emmerich's sci-fi adventure, starring Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Randy Quaid and Robert LoggiaFilm/Science Fiction

23:45Birthday Girl[SUB]
A staid and lonely Englishman orders a Russian bride over the Internet, who turns out to be the sultry, sex-crazed woman of his dreams. However, events take a sinister turn when her relatives arrive, drawing him into a web of international intrigue. Comedy thriller, starring Nicole Kidman, Ben Chaplin, Mathieu Kassovitz and Vincent CasselFilm/Comedy/Detective/Thriller

01:30The Good Girl[SUB]
A woman nears the end of her tether due to her dead-end job, slovenly husband and the trivialities of small-town life. She finds herself drawn toward a disaffected youth with a refreshing attitude, but her new-found freedom is threatened by an unexpected death. Comedy drama, starring Jennifer Aniston, Jake Gyllenhaal, John C Reilly, Tim Blake Nelson and Zooey DeschanelFilm/General Movie/Drama/Comedy