Film Four & Film Four +1: 10-01-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Gift Horse[SUB BW]
A Navy captain reluctantly takes charge of an old US destroyer during the Second World War. His attempts to take command of the vessel and her crew prove problematic and hostility erupts, until the prospect of facing the mighty German force brings much-needed unity. Adventure, starring Trevor Howard, Richard Attenborough, Bernard Lee, Sonny Tufts and James DonaldFilm/Adventure/War

12:55Forty Guns[SUB BW HD]
A despotic Arizona landowner, who uses a band of hired gunmen to dominate her territory, finds her position under threat from a determined US marshal who has renounced violence and is assigned to bring her reign of terror to an end. Western, starring Barbara Stanwyck, with Barry O'Sullivan and Dean JaggerFilm/Western

14:30127 Hours Special[SUB REP]
Danny Boyle, James Franco and writer Simon Beaufoy discuss their new filmFilm/Cinema

14:40The Day Will Dawn[SUB BW]
A foreign correspondent working in occupied Norway is assigned to an RAF detail helping Norwegian freedom fighters to sabotage an important German U-boat installation. He enlists the help of a local sea captain's daughter, but the plan goes wrong and he ends up in enemy hands, facing death by firing squad. Second World War adventure, with Hugh Williams, Deborah Kerr and Ralph RichardsonFilm/Adventure/War

16:35The Hot Rock[SUB HD]
Two bungling brothers-in-law are hired by an African ambassador to steal a priceless diamond from the Brooklyn Museum so it can be returned to its country of origin. However, no sooner do they have the gem than they manage to lose it, and face a race against time to retrieve it. Crime comedy based on the novel by Donald Westlake, starring Robert Redford, George Segal, Ron Leibman, Zero Mostel, Paul Sand and Moses GunnFilm/Comedy
18:35127 Hours Special[SUB REP]
Danny Boyle, James Franco and writer Simon Beaufoy discuss their new filmFilm/Cinema

18:40Star Trek: Generations[SUB AD HD]
USS Enterprise Captain Jean-Luc Picard must stop a deranged genius obsessed with gaining access to a mysterious energy source - regardless of the threat to entire civilisations which lie in his path. Help arrives from an unlikely quarter - his supposedly long dead predecessor Captain James T Kirk. Sci-fi adventure, sequel starring Patrick Stewart, William Shatner, Malcolm McDowell and Whoopi GoldbergFilm/Science Fiction

21:00Collateral[SUB AD HD]
A Los Angeles taxi driver picks up a sharp-suited fare and is shocked when a dead body almost plunges through his windscreen during the first stop on the journey. The enigmatic passenger then reveals he is a hitman with four more murders to carry out before the night is over. Michael Mann's thriller, starring Tom Cruise, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith and Mark RuffaloFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:15Alien Nation[SUB HD]
A race of aliens fleeing slavery seeks shelter on Earth. One of their number becomes a cop, and is paired with a bigoted human partner to investigate a murder. However, they soon find the case leads to a secret that has devastating repercussions for the extraterrestrial community. Sci-fi adventure, starring James Caan, Mandy Patinkin and Terence StampFilm/Science Fiction

01:00The Dancer Upstairs[SUB HD]
A determined cop in a fascist South American nation is assigned the task of identifying and capturing a mysterious anarchist who is inciting the people to revolt against the government. As he investigates, he begins an affair with his daughter's ballet teacher, but begins to suspect a connection between her and the revolutionaries. Political thriller, directed by John Malkovich and starring Javier Bardem, Juan Diego Botto and Laura MoranteFilm/Detective/Thriller