Film Four & Film Four +1: 23-05-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00The Moonraker[SUB HD]
A foppish royalist nobleman leads a double life as a Roundhead-baiting highwayman. However, in the light of Cromwell's final victory at the battle of Worcester, the dashing hero has to smuggle the son of Charles I to the safety of France. Swashbuckling English Civil War adventure, starring George Baker, Sylvia Syms, Marius Goring, John Le Mesurier and Patrick TroughtonFilm/Adventure

12:45Boomerang![SUB BW HD]
A district attorney is determined to convict a vagrant of killing a prominent clergyman. However, as the lawyer delves deeper into the case, he begins to suspect the defendant may in fact be innocent. Crime drama based on a real-life murder case of the 1920s, starring Dana Andrews, Lee J Cobb, Arthur Kennedy, Jane Wyatt, Ed Begley and Karl MaldenFilm/Detective/Thriller/General Movie/Drama

14:25Broken Lance[SUB HD]
A cattle baron's son is sentenced to three years in jail after taking the blame for his father's attack on a copper mine, committed in revenge for the pollution of his land. On release from prison, he discovers his three half-brothers have driven their father to an early grave - and he now intends to make them pay. Western, starring Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Richard Widmark and Earl HollimanFilm/Western

16:20My Darling Clementine[SUB AD BW HD]
Retired lawman Wyatt Earp accepts the post of Tombstone city marshal when one of his brothers is killed by cattle rustlers, and embarks on a crusade to bring his murderers to justice and drive lawlessness from the streets. Western, directed by John Ford, starring Henry Fonda, Victor Mature, Linda Darnell and Walter BrennanFilm/Western

18:15Attack the Block Special[SUB REP]
Preview of the sci-fi comedy, featuring interviews with the cast and director Joe CornishFilm/Cinema

18:20The Phantom of the Opera[SUB AD HD]
A disfigured composer lurks in the catacombs beneath a Paris opera house, giving rise to stories that the building is haunted. The lonely maestro becomes infatuated with a talented young singer, and plans to turn her into a star. However, his love for her is doomed to end in tragedy. Adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical, starring Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum, Miranda Richardson and Minnie DriverFilm/Musical

21:00What Happens In Vegas[SUB AD HD]
Two strangers meet when they are accidentally booked into the same hotel room in Las Vegas. However, the pair agree to forget the mix-up and instead spend a night on the town together. After a wild and drunken time in the casinos, they wake up to find they have got married and won $3million - leading to a battle of wits over who keeps the money. Romantic comedy, starring Cameron Diaz and Ashton KutcherFilm/Comedy

22:50Little Sparrows[SUB]
Premiere. Three sisters, each going through their own personal problems, learn their mother has cancer just as they prepare for a Christmas family gathering. The sad news forces them to think about their own lives, as they come to terms with the realisation that this is the last time they will all be together. Drama, with Nicola Bartlett and Nina DeasleyFilm/General Movie/Drama

00:35Netherland Dwarf[SUB REP]
A boy wants a rabbit, but all his father wants is his wife back. Short drama, starring Jack Egan and Ewen LeslieGeneral Movie/Drama

00:50Lucky[SUB REP]
A man wakes up in the boot of a car that is travelling down a road with no driver. Short film, directed by and starring Nash EdgertonGeneral Movie/Drama

00:55Crossbow[SUB REP]
A teenage boy is observed by a neighbour as he lives with his parents' daily routine of sex and drugs. Short film, starring Cy Standen, Lisa Chappell and Joel EdgertonGeneral Movie/Drama

01:10Spider[SUB REP]
A man on a road trip tries to make peace after annoying his travelling companion, with unforeseen results. Short film, directed by and starring Nash Edgerton. With Mirrah FoulkesGeneral Movie/Drama

01:20Miracle Fish[SUB REP]
A bullied eight-year-old wishes everyone would go away, only to find himself the only person left in the world. Short film, starring Karl BeattieGeneral Movie/Drama

01:40South Central[SUB]
Ex-convict Bobby slips straight back into a life of crime after helping a fellow gang member kill a rival. However, the news that he is now a father gives him pause for thought, and when he gets a 10-year- sentence for the murder he renounces violence once and for all. Finally released from jail, he is looking forward to a fresh start, only to find his son is following in his criminal footsteps. Drama, starring Glenn Plummer and Byron Keith MinnsFilm/General Movie/Drama