Film Four & Film Four +1 10-07-10

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11:00Doctor at Large[SUB]
Newly qualified doctor Simon Sparrow leaves St Swithins' Hospital and relocates to the countryside in search of a job at two prospering practices. However, before long he runs into fearsome former mentor Sir Lancelot Spratt. British medical comedy, starring Dirk Bogarde, James Robertson Justice and Donald SindenFilm/Comedy

13:00Crocodile Dundee II[SUB]
The rugged Australian adventurer sets out to save his reporter girlfriend from New York drug dealers. Having rescued her from their clutches, he realises they will soon be coming after him - so decides to even the odds by luring them to the Outback for a showdown. Comedy adventure sequel, starring Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, John Meillon and Charles S DuttonFilm/Comedy/Adventure

15:05Bad Day at Black Rock[SUB]
A one-armed war veteran sets out to find a Japanese farmer to present him with his son's posthumous medal, only to encounter unexpected hostility from the local rednecks in a small desert town. It seems the community has a secret to protect - and will go to any lengths to keep it. Thriller, starring Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Ernest Borgnine and Lee MarvinFilm/Detective/Thriller

16:40Oliver Twist[SUB AD]
Orphan Oliver flees his harsh upbringing in the workhouse and seeks his fortune in London. Instead, he falls in with the duplicitous Fagin and his gang of young thieves. His first efforts as a pickpocket lead to him being taken in by the wealthy Mr Brownlow - an opportunity brutal crook Bill Sikes sets out to exploit. Roman Polanski's period drama, based on Charles Dickens' novel, starring Barney Clark, Ben Kingsley and Jamie ForemanFilm/General Movie/Drama

19:15The 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

21:00Road to Perdition[SUB]
Devoted husband and father Michael Sullivan leads a secret life as a hitman, but faces a crisis when his son witnesses his involvement in a killing. The lad promises to keep his mouth shut, but one of Sullivan's fellow gangsters wipes out the rest of his family - forcing father and son to go on the run together. Sam Mendes' crime drama set in Depression-era Chicago, starring Tom Hanks, Paul Newman, Jude Law and Jennifer Jason LeighFilm/General Movie/Drama

23:15Saw Ii[SUB AD]
The sinister criminal Jigsaw is preparing to mete out his deranged and sadistic form of justice on more hapless victims. Meanwhile, a cop is desperately searching for the madman and the gruesome prison holding his eight petrified strangers, but his miscalculations are throwing him off the scent. Horror sequel, starring Tobin Bell, Donnie Wahlberg, Shawnee Smith and Franky GFilm/Horror

A poet draws his art student lover into his use of heroin. However, as their shared addiction comes to dominate their lives and relationship, desperate measures are called for to break the cycle of self-destruction. Drama, starring Heath Ledger, Abbie Cornish and Geoffrey RushFilm/General Movie/Drama