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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Sunset Boulevard[SUB BW HD]
A faded film star from the silent-movie era is fixated with making a comeback. When she meets a struggling screenwriter on the run from debt collectors, she persuades him to write a script that will mark her spectacular return to the screen. He takes advantage of the deluded actress, becoming her lover in a relationship where the mutual deceit ends in tragedy. Drama, with Gloria Swanson, William Holden and Eric von StroheimFilm/General Movie/Drama

13:10Victim[SUB AD BW]
A secretly gay barrister discovers his lover has been driven to suicide by blackmailers, who have also extorted money from several other men. Risking his reputation and marriage, he hunts down the culprits, fully aware that it could lead to his own exposure as a homosexual, illegal at the time. Drama, starring Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price and Anthony NichollsFilm/General Movie/Drama

15:10Monkey Business[SUB BW HD]
Mayhem is unleashed when a mischievous chimpanzee pours a potent youth serum into the water system, causing the hapless chemist who developed it to regress to childhood, along with his wife, boss and secretary. Comedy, starring Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn and Marilyn MonroeFilm/Comedy

17:00Gentlemen Prefer Blondes[SUB HD]
Lounge singers Lorelei and Dorothy head for Paris in search of rich husbands. While Dorothy falls for a penniless man, Lorelei thinks she has found the millionaire of her dreams, only for his father to hire a private eye to spy on her and prove she is a gold-digger. Howard Hawks' musical comedy, starring Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russell, Charles Coburn and Elliott ReidFilm/Comedy/Musical

18:50Planet of the Apes[SUB HD]
An astronaut crash-lands on a mysterious planet where humans are mute primitives and treated as slaves by intelligent apes. The world's simian rulers are horrified when the space explorer reveals he can speak and plan to have him killed, but two chimpanzee scientists are determined to learn from the new arrival. Sci-fi drama, starring Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter and Maurice EvansFilm/Science Fiction

21:00The Notebook[SUB]
An elderly man reads a love story to a woman in a nursing home, from an old and faded notebook full of sentimental scribblings about a passionate young couple whose fledgling affair is smothered almost before it has begun. Romantic drama, starring Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, Gena Rowlands and James GarnerFilm/General Movie/Drama

23:20Once upon a Time in America[SUB]
Elderly New York gangster Noodles returns to his old haunts in the 1960s, prompting him to cast his mind back to how he and his friends rose through the ranks of Manhattan's underworld during the Depression and the Prohibition era. Sergio Leone's epic crime drama, starring Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Tuesday Weld, Treat Williams, Joe Pesci and Burt YoungFilm/General Movie/Drama