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11:00The Power of the Game[SUB]
Michael Apted's documentary exploring the social impact of football, combining footage of the FIFA 2006 World Cup in Germany with the stories of six people from around the world for whom the game has offered a way to overcome serious obstacles in lifeFilm/Documentary

13:00Dunston Checks In
An upper-class jewel thief's pet orang-utan runs amok in a swanky hotel, causing endless problems for the put-upon manager who has enough on his plate trying to assure the establishment successfully attains a six-star rating. Family comedy, starring Jason Alexander, Rupert Everett, Faye Dunaway, Eric Lloyd and Paul ReubensFilm/Comedy

14:40The Hunters[SUB]
A former Second World War pilot leads a squadron on a series of daring missions deep into enemy territory in Korea. However, one assignment seems set to fail as a flight lieutenant's nerve cracks under the strain and the squadron leader tries to save the situation. Action adventure, starring Robert Mitchum, Robert Wagner, Richard Egan, May Britt and Lee PhilipsFilm/Adventure/War

An upper-class soldier and his fellow officers try to rally their meagre squad of 100 men against the marauding might of a 4,000-strong force of Zulu warriors. Fact-based drama, starring Michael Caine, Stanley Baker, Jack Hawkins, Ulla Jacobsson and Nigel Green, with narration by Richard BurtonFilm/War

19:25The Man[SUB]
A federal agent is accused of corruption following the murder of his partner and sets out to clear his name. However, a series of mistakes leads the tough-talking gunman to a dental supply salesman, whom he wrongly arrests - leaving both men struggling to solve the complex case. Comedy, starring Samuel L Jackson, Eugene Levy, Miguel Ferrer, Anthony Mackie and Luke GossFilm/Comedy

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

The crew of a cargo spacecraft answer a distress call from a derelict alien spacecraft. However, their mission of mercy has fatal repercussions when a deadly, seemingly indestructible alien monster gets aboard their ship and starts killing them one by one. Ridley Scott's sci-fi horror, starring Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Ian Holm and John HurtFilm/Science Fiction/Horror

01:05Conquest of the Planet of the Apes[SUB]
In the near future, humanoid apes are used as slave labour by brutal humans. An intelligent chimpanzee, the son of two apes from the future, conceals his ability to speak and lives under the protection of a kindly circus master. But when his secret is exposed, he leads his fellow simians in a violent uprising. Scilicet drama, presenting an origin story for the original movie, starring Roddy McDowall and Ricardo MontalbanFilm/Science Fiction

02:50Another Year: Cannes 2010 Special[REP]
The cast of Mike Leigh's new film discuss working with the director from the Cannes Film FestivalFilm/Cinema