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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00The Desert Fox[SUB BW]
German commander Rommel falls out of favour with Hitler following his defeat at El Alamein. On returning to his homeland, he is torn between his oath of loyalty and lack of faith in the Fuehrer's unstable leadership, prompting him to become involved in an assassination plot. Second World War drama, starring James Mason, Jessica Tandy, Cedric Hardwicke, Leo G Carroll and Luther AdlerFilm/War

12:45DOA[SUB BW]
A man discovers he has drunk a slow-acting deadly poison and uses his remaining few hours on a tortuous journey through the seedy streets of Los Angeles to find out who gave it to him and why - but the culprit proves highly elusive. Noir thriller, starring Edmond O'Brien, Pamela Britton, Luther Adler and Beverly GarlandFilm/Detective/Thriller

14:25The Flight Of The Phoenix[SUB HD]
A plane crashes in the blazing heat of the desert - and as time passes, the crew and passengers realise their only chance of making it through the ordeal alive is to repair the badly damaged craft. Adventure, starring James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Peter Finch and Ernest BorgnineFilm/Adventure

17:10Kiss Them for Me[SUB HD]
Three Navy pilots are given four days leave during the Second World War so they can take part in a promotional event for the war effort. However, the lucky trio prefer spending their free time throwing a party - and when one of them falls for a businessman's fiancee, he questions whether he even wants to return to duty. Comedy, starring Cary Grant, Jayne Mansfield, Lief Erickson and Suzy ParkerFilm/Comedy

19:15Knights of the South Bronx[SUB HD]
A jobless man is given a new lease of life when he joins the staff of a South Bronx school as a substitute teacher. However, his cynical and aimless students fail to respond to his efforts to inspire them - until he wins them over by introducing them to the finer points of chess. Fact-based drama, starring Ted Danson, Malcolm David Kelley, Keke Palmer and Clifton PowellFilm/General Movie/Drama

21:00Fantastic Four[SUB AD HD]
A scientist and four members of his crew develop superhuman powers after exposure to cosmic radiation on a mission to study an energy storm in space. Unfortunately, one of them chooses to use his new-found abilities for evil purposes, compelling the others to join forces to stop him. Sci-fi comic-book adventure, starring Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans, Michael Chiklis and Julian McMahonFilm/Science Fiction

23:00Office Space[SUB HD]
A jaded computer programmer goes to bizarre lengths to get fired from his dull job - but his new laid-back attitude leads to unexpected promotions as his arrogance is taken for supreme self-confidence by unwitting bosses. Satirical comedy, starring Ron Livingston, Jennifer Aniston, Ajay Naidu and Gary ColeFilm/Comedy

00:45The Hide[SUB HD]
A birdwatcher sitting alone in a remote hide on the windswept Suffolk mudflats gets some unexpected company when a bedraggled stranger seeks shelter during a storm. The two find they have a lot in common, but an announcement on the radio about a police manhunt for an escaped murderer leaves the ornithologist worried his new friend is the dangerous fugitive in question. Thriller, starring Alex MacQueen and Phil CampbellFilm/Detective/Thriller

02:25Small Time[SUB]
A gang of inept small time crooks carries out a series of disastrous attempts to get rich. The leader of the group begins to worry he is losing the respect of his sidekicks, while one gang member risks losing his girlfriend for spending too much time on his life of crime. Comedy drama, directed by and starring Shane Meadows. With Mat Hand and Dena SmilesFilm/General Movie/Drama/Comedy