Film Four & Film Four +1: 12-05-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00The Only Son[BW]
A poor widow working in a silk factory wants to provide a brighter future for her son, so sends him away to a school in Tokyo. Years later, she is reunited with her now adult child, but finds the opportunity she gave him has not brought him happiness. Drama, with Choko Iida and Shinichi Himori. In JapaneseFilm/General Movie/Drama

12:40The Day Will Dawn[SUB BW]
A foreign correspondent working in occupied Norway is assigned to an RAF detail helping Norwegian freedom fighters to sabotage an important German U-boat installation. He enlists the help of a local sea captain's daughter, but the plan goes wrong and he ends up in enemy hands, facing death by firing squad. Second World War adventure, with Hugh Williams, Deborah Kerr and Ralph RichardsonFilm/Adventure/War

14:35Panic in the Streets[SUB BW HD]
A gangster murders an illegal immigrant during a card game on the docks of New Orleans. A doctor is alarmed to discover the victim was ill with pneumonic plague, and must turn detective and trace the killer quickly to halt the contagion. If he fails, there will be pandemonium as the terrified population flees the city. Thriller, starring Richard Widmark, Paul Douglas, Barbara Bel Geddes, Jack Palance and Zero MostelFilm/Detective/Thriller

16:25Cheaper By the Dozen[SUB HD]
An efficiency expert and his wife think that by combining their skills they should be able to conduct their lives with mathematical precision and overcome the difficulties of looking after 12 children. Family comedy set in the 1920s and based on a true story, starring Clifton Webb, Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain and Edgar BuchananFilm/Comedy

18:10Attack the Block Special
Preview of the sci-fi comedy, featuring interviews with the cast and director Joe CornishFilm/Cinema

18:20Coach Carter[SUB HD]
A former professional basketball player agrees to coach a high-school team, but he is unimpressed by its lack of discipline and instigates a tough new regimen. All goes well until the youngsters start to become complacent, forcing him to take drastic action - which leads to a backlash of complaints from angry parents and pupils alike. Drama, with Samuel L Jackson, Ashanti, Rob Brown and Robert Ri'chardFilm/General Movie/Drama

21:00Hush[SUB HD]
A motorist travelling by night with his girlfriend nearly crashes into a van on the M1, and as it drives off he sees a badly beaten woman tied up in the back. Stopping at a service station, he panics when his girlfriend disappears and becomes convinced the van driver has abducted her as well. Thriller, starring William Ash, Christine Bottomley and Andreas WisniewskiFilm/Detective/Thriller

22:45Beneath the Planet of the Apes[SUB HD]
A second astronaut arrives on the strange simian-dominated world searching for his predecessor. As he journeys into the infamous forbidden zone, he discovers an underground cult of psychic mutants. Meanwhile, a military coup has taken place among the ape society, leading to an inevitable battle. Sci-fi sequel, with James Franciscus, Charlton Heston and Kim HunterFilm/Science Fiction

00:35Conquest of the Planet of the Apes[SUB HD]
In the near future, humanoid apes are used as slave labour by brutal humans. An intelligent chimpanzee, the son of two apes from the future, conceals his ability to speak and lives under the protection of a kindly circus master. But when his secret is exposed, he leads his fellow simians in a violent uprising. Sci-fi drama, presenting an origin story for the original movie, starring Roddy McDowall and Ricardo MontalbanFilm/Science Fiction

02:20Battle for the Planet of the Apes[SUB HD]
A race of intelligent chimps vies with warlike gorillas and deadly mutant humans for control of a post-apocalyptic Earth. The fifth and final instalment in the sci-fi adventure series, starring Roddy McDowall, Claude Akins and Paul Williams, and featuring a cameo appearance by John HustonFilm/Science Fiction