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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Valiant[SUB HD]
Computer-animated adventure following the antics of a plucky pigeon who volunteers for duty with the Royal Homing Pigeon Service during the Second World War, delivering vital messages across the English Channel and braving attacks by a squadron of ruthless Nazi falcons. With the voices of Ewan McGregor, Ricky Gervais, Tim Curry, Jim Broadbent and Hugh LaurieFilm/Animated Movie/Drama

12:35The Time Machine[SUB]
A Victorian scientist creates a machine that catapults him through time and sends him far into the future to a nightmarish age when the human race has divided into two species - one a gentle childlike race dwelling on the surface of the planet, the other a subterranean tribe of cannibals. Sci-fi adventure, starring Rod Taylo, Yvette Mimieux, Alan Young and Sebastian CabotFilm/Science Fiction

14:40Casablanca[BW HD]
The American expat owner of a Moroccan nightclub is reunited with his old flame during the Second World War. Now married to a Czech freedom fighter, she needs his help to get them safely out of the country before they are captured by the Nazis - but the former lovers also have to wrestle the temptation to rekindle their simmering romance. Drama, with Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains and Paul HenreidFilm/General Movie/Drama

16:45Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid[SUB HD]
Two notorious outlaws' routine of bank and train robberies is cut short when a seemingly unstoppable posse is formed to catch them. The pair plan to flee America and start a new life in Bolivia, with the Sundance Kid's schoolmistress lover in tow - but staying ahead of the law is not so easy. Western, starring Paul Newman, Robert Redford and Katharine RossFilm/Western

18:55Eragon[SUB AD HD]
A young farm boy discovers a dragon's egg, which hatches into the last surviving specimen of its mighty race. His friendship with the winged creature soon comes in handy when he discovers he is destined to overthrow the evil tyrant who has taken control of the kingdom. Fantasy adventure, starring Edward Speleers, Jeremy Irons, Robert Carlyle and John Malkovich, with Rachel Weisz providing the voice of the dragonFilm/Fantasy

20:554Films For
Throwing a Party
Armstrong and Miller offer words of advice taken from classic movie moments, beginning with tips on how to throw a partyFilm/Cinema

21:00Die Hard[SUB AD HD]
New York cop John McClane is in LA to visit his wife and kids over the Christmas holiday. Stopping off at his wife's place of work, he realises terrorists have hijacked the building and are holding the corporation's staff to ransom while they try to break into the vault - and only he has the ability to fight back. Action thriller, starring Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman and Bonnie BedeliaFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:35Young Frankenstein[AD BW]
The grandson of the original Baron Frankenstein sets out to create his own version of his grandfather's monster from assorted body parts. Mel Brooks' spoof of James Whale's classic 1930s horror films, starring Gene Wilder, Marty Feldman, Madeline Kahn, Teri Garr, Peter Boyle and Gene HackmanFilm/Comedy

01:40Kamikaze Girls[HD]
A former gangster's teenage daughter is obsessed with 18th-century French clothes and completely fails to fit in in her home town. She tries to make some money by selling counterfeit goods, leading to an unlikely friendship with a tough female biker. Japanese comedy, starring Kyoko Fukada and Anna TsuchiyaFilm/Comedy

03:40Soft[SUB REP]
Short film about a father who falls foul of bulliesGeneral Movie/Drama