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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Green for Danger[SUB AD BW]
A Scotland Yard inspector investigates a series of mysterious deaths in the operating theatre of a Second World War emergency hospital - and formulates a complex and cunning plan to reveal the identity of the ruthless killer. British comedy thriller, starring Alastair Sim, Sally Gray, Trevor Howard, Leo Genn and Rosamund JohnFilm/Comedy/Detective/Thriller

12:50Monkey 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

14:45Sunset 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

16:55The African Queen[SUB AD HD]
A prim missionary is forced to flee her home in an African colony at the outbreak of the First World War. The only transport available comes courtesy of a gin-sodden riverboat captain, and as the bickering and unlikely travelling companions make their perilous journey, she persuades him to aid the British war effort. Romantic adventure, starring Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn and Robert MorleyFilm/Adventure/War

19:004Films For[SUB REP]
Armstrong and Miller offer words of advice taken from classic movie momentsFilm/Cinema

A warlord in ancient China sends out messengers throughout his kingdom to declare a reward for whoever can kill three assassins who intend to murder him. In response, a warrior arrives at the ruler's palace and claims that he has already defeated the would-be killers, but his story does not quite ring true. Martial arts adventure, starring Jet Li, Tony Leung Chiu Wai and Maggie Cheung Man-Yuk. In MandarinFilm/Adventure

21:00The Crying Game[SUB HD]
An IRA member holds a British soldier hostage. The pair form an unlikely bond - so when the situation ends in tragedy, the guilt-ridden terrorist sets out to find his former prisoner's lover. But romance is soon on the cards, with devastating results. Oscar-winning drama, starring Stephen Rea, Jaye Davidson and Miranda RichardsonFilm/General Movie/Drama

23:10Jackie Brown[SUB HD]
An air hostess is arrested for smuggling drugs and money into the US for a local arms dealer. Realising her life may be in danger she leaves jail with a plan to stay one step ahead by playing the criminal and the police off against each other. Quentin Tarantino's crime drama, based on the novel Rum Punch by Elmore Leonard, starring Pam Grier, Robert Forster, Robert De Niro, Samuel L Jackson, Bridget Fonda, Michael Keaton and Michael BowenFilm/General Movie/Drama

02:05The Long Day Closes[SUB]
Director Terence Davies' semi-autobiographical drama, about a lonely post-war childhood in Liverpool. A montage of evocative snapshots recalls the confusion of a boy on the brink of adolescence - and his escape into the world of movies. Starring Marjorie Yates, Leigh McCormack, Anthony Watson and Nicholas LamontFilm/General Movie/Drama