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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00The Spanish Gardener[SUB]
An insecure diplomat becomes jealous of his son's friendship with their Spanish groundsman. As his concern grows, he vows to take drastic steps to put an end to their relationship - but his foolhardy actions lead to tragedy. Drama based on the novel by AJ Cronin, starring Dirk Bogarde, Michael Hordern, Jon Whiteley, Cyril Cusack and Geoffrey KeenFilm/General Movie/Drama

12:50Star Trek Special[REP]
Leonard Nimoy and Jonathan Frakes discuss their roles as both actors and directors in the long-running sci-fi seriesFilm/Cinema

13:00Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home[SUB HD]
The Enterprise crew travels back in time to prevent an alien probe destroying the Earth. The only thing that can avert the disaster is a humpback whale, a creature extinct in the 23rd century - but adjusting to life back in 1986 proves a distinct challenge. Sci-fi adventure sequel, starring William Shatner, DeForest Kelley and Leonard Nimoy, who also directedFilm/Science Fiction/Adventure

15:15The Big Trees[SUB]
An unscrupulous timber baron is determined to get his hands on some land heavily forested with redwoods and owned by a small Quaker community. However, he has a change of heart when he falls in love with one of the Quaker women, and has to contend with other less principled rivals who are also after the land. Romantic drama, starring Kirk Douglas, Eve Miller, Edgar Buchanan and Patrice WymoreFilm/General Movie/Drama

17:00The Bad and the Beautiful[SUB BW]
An actress, a writer and a director remember how an ambitious film producer ruined their careers and trampled over their lives to further his own success. However, the tables turn when he struggles to salvage his shattered reputation, and is forced to turn to his old enemies for help. Drama, starring Kirk Douglas, Lana Turner, Walter Pidgeon and Dick PowellFilm/General Movie/Drama

19:15Black Knight[SUB HD]
An employee at a run-down medieval theme park suffers a nasty fall and knocks himself out - only to wake up in 14th-century England, where he gets up to all manner of mischief with the knights in shining armour and damsels in distress. Comedy adventure, starring Martin Lawrence, Tom Wilkinson and Marsha ThomasonFilm/Comedy

21:00Blade: Trinity[SUB AD HD]
The vampire hunter's bloodsucking enemies frame him as a mass murderer, leaving him on the run from the human authorities while they resurrect the first and most powerful of their kind - Dracula himself. Joining forces with a ruthless team of human vampire slayers, Blade sets out to wipe the bloodsuckers out once and for all. Action thriller sequel, starring Wesley Snipes, Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds, Kris Kristofferson, Dominic Purcell and Parker PoseyFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:10Mask[SUB HD]
A teenager disfigured by a rare bone disease struggles to find social acceptance with the help of his unconventional biker mother, who is determined to help him live life to the full. They are forced to battle prejudice from all sides, not least from a headmaster who takes drastic action in an attempt to ensure the boy cannot attend his school. Fact-based drama, starring Cher, Eric Stoltz, Sam Elliott, Estelle Getty and Laura DernFilm/General Movie/Drama

The disillusioned ticket inspectors working on Budapest's underground system struggle to deal with the everyday grind. However, their lives are made increasingly complicated by off-the-wall travellers, unrequited love and a sinister figure with a penchant for pushing passengers onto the tracks. Hungarian comedy thriller, starring Sandor Csanyi, Zoltan Mucsi and Csaba PindrochFilm/Comedy/Detective/Thriller