Film Four & Film Four +1 02-01-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00The Iron Giant[SUB HD]
A huge metal robot falls from outer space and crash-lands in a small American town during the 1950s, terrifying the locals with its fearsome appearance. The kindly giant is befriended by a lonely youngster - but trouble looms on the horizon when a corrupt government agent sets his sights on destroying the visitor. Family animated adventure based on the children's story by former Poet Laureate Ted Hughes. With the voices of Vin Diesel, Eli Marienthal, Jennifer Aniston and Harry Connick JrFilm/Animated Movie/Drama

12:40Toys[SUB HD]
A dying toy-maker leaves the company to his brother, a power-mad general, who turns the friendly family factory over to the production of weapons. It falls to the general's zany inventor nephew and his equally childlike sister to stand up for their father's benign world-view. Comedy, starring Robin Williams, Michael Gambon, Joan Cusack and Donald O'ConnorFilm/Comedy

15:00A Matter of Life and Death[SUB AD HD]
A Second World War bomber pilot survives a plane crash and falls in love with a radio operator he had first spoken to during the fateful flight. He later learns that he was destined to die in the disaster - but remains determined to continue his life on Earth, and insists on a trial to resolve the issue. Powell and Pressburger's Romantic fantasy, starring David Niven, Roger Livesey, Marius Goring and Kim HunterFilm/Fantasy

17:00The Truman Show[SUB HD]
A man is unaware his uneventful life is really a sham, and his every move is being secretly filmed and broadcast to the world as part of a 24-hour TV soap. However, a series of unforeseen events leads him to question the nature of his existence. Peter Weir's media satire, starring Jim Carrey, Natascha McElhone, Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich and Ed HarrisFilm/Comedy

19:00Turner & Hooch[SUB HD]
A Californian detective investigating the murder of a local man by drug smugglers has only one witness to help solve him the case - the large smelly dog that belonged to the victim, and which is about to turn the detective's well-ordered existence into chaos. Family comedy, starring Tom Hanks, Mare Winningham and Craig T NelsonFilm/Comedy

20:55127 Hours Special[SUB REP]
Danny Boyle, James Franco and writer Simon Beaufoy discuss their new filmFilm/Cinema

21:00The Godfather: Part II[SUB HD]
Mafia don Michael Corleone sets out to clinch a make-or-break deal with an ageing gangster - but his plans are blown apart by a traitor within the family. Michael's story is intercut with flashback sequences chronicling the early life of his father Vito, as he makes the shift from immigrant grocery-store clerk to Mob kingpin. Francis Ford Coppola's Oscar-winning crime drama sequel, with Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire, John Cazale, Michael V Gazzo and Lee StrasbergFilm/General Movie/Drama

00:5030 Days of Night[SUB HD]
A horde of vampires finds the perfect hunting ground - a town in Alaska that remains sunless for a month. The local sheriff heads up a small band of townsfolk as they try to avoid the bloodthirsty invaders and survive until the sun rises once again. Horror, starring Josh Hartnett, Danny Huston and Melissa GeorgeFilm/Horror

03:00127 Hours Special[REP]
Danny Boyle, James Franco and writer Simon Beaufoy discuss their new filmFilm/Cinema