Film Four & Film Four +1: 10-05-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Yangtse Incident[SUB AD BW]
A British frigate is heavily shelled and taken captive by Chinese communists on the Yangtse River during the 1940s. After a failed rescue mission by a sister ship, the remaining crew puts into action a daring escape plan that involves disguising the vessel and slipping her moorings under the cover of darkness. Fact-based action adventure, starring Richard Todd, William Hartnell and Akim TamiroffFilm/Adventure/War

12:50Where the Sidewalk Ends[SUB BW HD]
A New York cop is determined to make up for his father's criminal past, which makes him overly zealous in enforcing the law. When he beats a robbery suspect to death, he pins the blame on his victim's father-in-law. When he falls for the scapegoat's daughter, he has to find a way to clear him without implicating himself. Thriller, starring Dana Andrews, Gene Tierney, Gary Merrill and Karl MaldenFilm/Detective/Thriller

14:404Films For
Armstrong and Miller offer words of advice taken from classic movie momentsFilm/Cinema

14:45The Colditz Story[SUB BW]
A medieval castle in Germany is turned into a prisoner of war camp during the Second World War, and used to house the most rebellious Allied prisoners, all of whom have made repeated escape attempts. While breaking out is supposedly impossible, the determined inmates refuse to be beaten and continue in their bids for freedom. Second World War drama, starring John Mills and Eric PortmanFilm/War

16:40The Comancheros[SUB HD]
A hard-bitten Texas Ranger joins forces with a convict and a gambler in a covert operation to run a gang of gunmen out of the territory for supplying Comanche natives with arms and alcohol from a secret hideout in Mexico. But after infiltrating the renegades' secret camp, they have to figure out how to survive until help arrives. Western, with John Wayne, Stuart Whitman, Ina Balin, Nehemiah Persoff and Lee MarvinFilm/Western

18:45Attack the Block Special
Preview of the sci-fi comedy, featuring interviews with the cast and director Joe CornishFilm/Cinema

18:50Night at the Museum[SUB AD HD]
A new nightwatchman at New York's Museum of Natural History discovers his job entails more than he bargained for. Once night falls, an ancient Egyptian spell brings the museum exhibits to life, entangling him in a riotous struggle to restore peace and order before the sun rises and visitors arrive. Fantasy comedy, starring Ben Stiller, Dick Van Dyke, Robin Williams, Carla Gugino and Ricky GervaisFilm/Comedy/Fantasy

21:00The Rocker[SUB HD]
The drummer of a 1980s rock band is kicked out just before they become big stars, and spends years leading a mundane life while his former friends go on to fame and fortune. When his teenage nephew's garage band needs a drummer, he gets a second chance at success when they attract the attention of a record company. Comedy, starring Rainn Wilson, Christina Applegate and Teddy GeigerFilm/Comedy

Lone survivor Ripley is rescued in deep space decades after an alien creature wiped out her ship's entire crew. She is recruited to accompany a military expedition to a colony on the planet where she first encountered the monster, only to find the aliens have been reproducing and there are now vast hordes of them. James Cameron's sci-fi thriller sequel, with Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn and Lance HenriksenFilm/Science Fiction

02:00Adrift[SUB HD]
A couple and their baby join three of their friends for a yachting trip. During the party, all the adults go swimming, only to realise they have forgotten to put a ladder out, leaving them stranded in the sea with no way of getting back on board. Thriller, starring Eric Dane, Susan May Pratt and Richard Speight JrFilm/Detective/Thriller