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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Bigger Than Life[SUB HD]
A mild-mannered, small-town schoolteacher is transformed into a bullying megalomaniac as a side-effect of taking an experimental hormone to treat arthritis. Fact-based drama, starring James Mason, Walter Matthau, Barbara Rush and Robert SimonFilm/General Movie/Drama

12:554Films For[REP]
Armstrong and Miller offer words of advice taken from classic movie momentsFilm/Cinema

13:00Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan[SUB AD HD]
The Enterprise crew faces a bitter battle to the death with an old enemy. Khan, a genetically engineered superhuman tyrant, has escaped exile on a barren planet and hijacked a starship to take his revenge on Admiral Kirk, while also scheming to turn an experimental planet-creating device into a doomsday weapon. Sci-fi adventure sequel, with William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Ricardo Montalban and Kirstie AlleyFilm/Science Fiction/Adventure

15:05The Day The Earth Stood Still[SUB BW HD]
An alien ambassador lands his spaceship in America and warns humanity that Earth risks imminent destruction by an interplanetary alliance unless it abandons its warlike ways - and is promptly shot by the military. The wounded visitor is forced to live among the humans, but his powerful robot servant is poised to punish mankind for its aggression. Sci-fi drama, with Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal and Hugh MarloweFilm/Science Fiction

16:50Napoleon Dynamite[SUB AD HD]
A socially inept high-school pupil goes all out to help his new equally oddball friend to win the class presidency, while trying to juggle the demands of his bizarre family. Comedy, starring Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez and Haylie DuffFilm/Comedy

18:40Chariots of Fire[SUB HD]
Oscar-winning drama based on the true story of British runners Eric Liddell and Harold Abrahams, going for gold at the 1924 Olympics in Paris. The two athletes are driven by very different reasons - Liddell is inspired by his devout Christian faith, while Abrahams hopes to triumph over the anti-semitism he has endured all his life. Starring Ian Charleson, Ben Cross, Nigel Havers, John Gielgud and Ian Holm. Vangelis provides the soundtrackFilm/General Movie/Drama

Two fallen angels banished to Earth discover a theological loophole could get them back into Heaven - except their plan will cause the world's destruction. It falls to a lapsed Catholic woman to stop them, with the aid of two so-called prophets, a muse-turned-stripper and a forgotten 13th apostle. Kevin Smith's comedy fantasy, starring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Linda Fiorentino, Salma Hayek, Jason Lee and Alan RickmanFilm/Comedy/Fantasy

23:20Fight Club[SUB HD]
A disillusioned office worker grows weary of his humdrum existence, but after meeting the mysterious Tyler Durden he finds fulfillment in establishing a club where similarly frustrated men come to vent their anger in bouts of bare-knuckle fighting. Satirical drama directed by David Fincher, starring Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Helena Bonham Carter, Meat Loaf and Jared LetoFilm/General Movie/Drama

02:00Raising Arizona[SUB HD]
A habitual thief and his cop wife are distraught to discover they cannot have children, so set out to kidnap one of five babies born to a local tycoon. However, a relentless bounty hunter is soon on their trail, while two escaped convicts hope to get a reward for returning the child. The Coen brothers' comedy, starring Nicolas Cage, Holly Hunter, John Goodman and Frances McDormandFilm/Comedy