Film Four & Film Four +1: 03-05-11

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11:00The Gunfighter[SUB BW]
Gunslinger Jimmy Ringo looks forward to a life of domestic peace after being given a chance to settle down with his once estranged wife and their child. However, a young upstart with dreams of slaying a legend challenges Ringo to a gunfight but dies, setting his three vengeful brothers on the older man's trail. Western, starring Gregory Peck, Millard Mitchell, Karl Malden and Helen WestcroftFilm/Western

12:40Ice Cold in Alex[SUB AD BW]
The crew and patients of an ambulance become separated from their unit in the Libyan desert and face a perilous journey back to civilisation. Leading the trek is an alcoholic army captain, who vows to remain sober until he has completed the task - but his resolve is threatened by a stranger they rescue who is secretly an enemy spy. Second World War drama, with John Mills, Sylvia Syms, Anthony Quayle and Harry AndrewsFilm/Adventure/War

15:15Carry On Nurse[SUB AD BW]
The patients on the men's ward of Haven Hospital cause more mayhem for the staff than the rest of the hospital combined, forcing the management to send in a formidably stern matron to control the situation. Feeling aggrieved by her no-nonsense methods, the chaps decide the time is right to get their own back. Comedy, with Kenneth Williams, Hattie Jacques, Joan Sims, Kenneth Connor, Charles Hawtrey, Shirley Eaton and Leslie PhillipsFilm/Comedy

16:55Funny Face[SUB HD]
A high-flying photographer arranges a photoshoot in a Greenwich bookshop, where his head is turned by one of the employees. He persuades the shy bookworm to model for him in Paris, and romance blossoms between them as he endeavours to transform her into a fashion icon. Musical, starring Fred Astaire, Audrey Hepburn, Kay Thompson, Michel Auclair and Robert Flemyng, with songs by George and Ira GershwinFilm/Musical

19:00Star Trek III: the Search for Spock[SUB HD]
Admiral Kirk and his crew hijack the decommissioned Enterprise to recover the body of their fallen comrade Mr Spock from the planet Genesis. Kirk has learnt that Spock's spirit is still alive, and the Vulcan can be resurrected, but he must also battle a Klingon captain determined to control the planet's mysterious energy. Sci-fi sequel, directed by Leonard Nimoy, with William Shatner, DeForest Kelley and Christopher LloydFilm/Science Fiction

21:00Million Dollar Baby[SUB AD HD]
A down-on-his-luck boxing coach is nursing a grudge because his best fighter has abandoned him for the big time. When a 31-year-old waitress turns up asking him to train her, he refuses outright. However, her persistence wins him round and the pair go on to form a strong professional partnership and a successful career. Oscar-winning drama, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, alongside Hilary Swank, Morgan Freeman and Anthony MackieFilm/General Movie/Drama

23:35Johnny Mnemonic[SUB]
A courier transports information in a microchip in his brain. On his latest assignment, he is pursued by various criminal, militant and corporate factions who will kill to get the data - and he only has 24 hours to deliver it before it destroys his mind. Sci-fi thriller based on a William Gibson short story, starring Keanu Reeves, Dolph Lundgren and Ice-TFilm/Science Fiction

01:25The Pawnbroker[SUB BW]
A concentration camp survivor tries to make a fresh start in a poor New York neighbourhood. However, he is plagued by flashbacks of his experiences during the Holocaust, depriving him of any faith in humanity. Steeped in cynicism, he turns a blind eye to the antics of a local racketeer operating out of his shop - until a social worker tries to break through to him and awaken his feeling for right and wrong. Drama, with Rod Steiger and Geraldine FitzgeraldFilm/General Movie/Drama

03:404Films For[SUB REP]
Armstrong and Miller offer words of advice taken from classic movie momentsFilm/Cinema