Film Four & Film Four +1: 07-01-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00That Riviera Touch[SUB]
Two clumsy traffic wardens take a break in the South of France, not realising a notorious jewel thief plans to use them to unwittingly smuggle his ill-gotten gains out of France. The criminal mastermind employs his seductive sidekick to lure the hapless duo to his villa, while rival crooks are also after the loot. Comedy, starring Eric Morecambe and Ernie Wise, with Suzanne Lloyd and Peter JeffreyFilm/Comedy

12:50127 Hours Special[SUB REP]
Danny Boyle, James Franco and writer Simon Beaufoy discuss their new filmFilm/Cinema

13:00Pimpernel Smith[SUB BW]
An unassuming English professor working on an archaeological dig in Germany leads a double life helping enemies of the Nazi regime to escape the country. Second World War adventure based on The Scarlet Pimpernel, directed by and starring Leslie Howard, with Francis L Sullivan, Mary Morris, Hugh McDermott, Raymond Huntley and Manning WhileyFilm/Adventure/War

15:20The Muppet Christmas Carol[SUB HD]
An embittered Victorian miser hates the Christmas season and people in general. But on Christmas Eve, the ghosts of his two business partners the Marley brothers visit him in the night. They warn him three spirits are coming to make him change his ways by showing him visions of the past, the present and what the future may hold. Comedy, with Michael Caine and Steven Mackintosh alongside the puppet charactersFilm/Comedy/Cartoons/Puppets

17:00Bugsy Malone[SUB HD]
Alan Parker's slapstick musical comedy, featuring a cast composed entirely of children and following a war between rival gangsters in 1920s New York - fought with custard pies and cream-firing tommy guns. When a slick mobster acquires devastating new weapons, his arch rival enlists the aid of a small-time chancer to steal them. Starring Scott Baio, Florrie Dugger and John Cassisi, with Jodie Foster in an early appearanceFilm/General Movie/Drama

18:50127 Hours Special[SUB REP]
Danny Boyle, James Franco and writer Simon Beaufoy discuss their new filmFilm/Cinema

19:00The 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

21:00Resident Evil[SUB]
A team of commandos enters a top-secret underground research facility when a deadly virus which turns victims into flesh-eating zombies is accidentally released. But their containment mission spins out of control as a rogue super-intelligent computer and hordes of the marauding undead wreak havoc. Sci-fi action horror, starring Milla Jovovich, Michelle Rodriguez and James PurefoyFilm/Horror/Science Fiction

22:50Phone Booth[SUB HD]
An arrogant PR executive answers a public phone and the caller on the other end warns him that if he hangs up he will be shot. The unseen gunman then puts his target through a tortuous series of mind games, as well as incriminating him in the death of a bystander. Psychological thriller, starring Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, Katie Holmes and Forest WhitakerFilm/Detective/Thriller

00:25Jackass: the Movie[SUB]
Johnny Knoxville and his gang of daredevil friends bring the MTV series to the big screen. As usual, they perform a variety of weird and wonderful stunts, including crawling across dozens of mousetraps while wearing rodent make-up, and being rolled down bowling lanes on skateboards. Comedy, with Bam Margera, Henry Rollins, Spike Jonze and Tony HawkFilm/Comedy

02:10Funny Ha Ha
A recent university graduate tries to work out what she wants to do with her life as she searches for a temporary job and a more permanent boyfriend. Her preferred choice is a friend she's long been secretly carrying a torch for, but a nervous colleague at her new office job is determined to prove he is the man for her. Comedy drama, starring Kate Dollenmayer, Christian Rudder and Andrew Bujalski, who also directedFilm/Comedy