Film Four & Film Four +1: 08-06-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00American Guerrilla in the Philippines[SUB]
A US Navy officer finds himself stranded in enemy waters after his ship is torpedoed. Unwilling to admit defeat, he sets about proving his mettle by organising members of a local resistance group to take on the marauding Japanese troops. Second World War drama, starring Tyrone Power, Micheline Presle, Tom Ewell and Tommy Cook. Directed by Fritz LangFilm/War

13:05The Ghosts of Berkeley Square[SUB BW]
Two bungling 18th-century assassins are condemned for their crimes to haunt a sprawling London mansion until a reigning monarch pays a visit. Meanwhile, other guests are convinced the ghosts are First World War spies. British supernatural comedy, starring Robert Morley, Claude Hulbert, Felix Aylmer, Wilfrid Hyde White, Ernest Thesiger, James Hayter and Yvonne ArnaudFilm/Comedy

14:50Heaven Knows, Mr Allison[SUB HD]
An American Marine corporal stationed on a South Pacific island during the Second World War and a novice nun on a mission are forced into the hills when Japanese forces arrive and set up military bases. Before long the pair develop strong emotional ties, but in resisting their feelings for each other the relationship becomes one of deep mutual respect. Oscar-winning romantic drama, written and directed by John Huston, with Robert Mitchum and Deborah KerrFilm/General Movie/Drama

16:55Monkey Business[SUB BW HD]
Mayhem is unleashed when a mischievous chimpanzee pours a potent youth serum into the water system, causing the hapless chemist who developed it to regress to childhood, along with his wife, boss and secretary. Comedy, starring Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn and Marilyn MonroeFilm/Comedy

18:50The Madness of King George[SUB]
George the Third's behaviour becomes increasingly erratic, prompting fears that he is going mad. While various physicians try to uncover the cause of his condition, the king's enemies in Parliament and the frustrated Prince of Wales conspire to have him declared insane and removed from the throne. Period drama based on Alan Bennett's stage play, starring Nigel Hawthorne, Helen Mirren and Rupert EverettFilm/General Movie/Drama

21:00John Tucker Must Die[SUB AD HD]
A high-school student lands himself in hot water for dating three girls at the same time. To humiliate the charming womaniser, his ex-girlfriends hatch a plan to set him up with a socially inept newcomer to the school, instructing her to break his heart. However, the plot founders as romance starts to blossom. Comedy, with Jesse Metcalfe, Brittany Snow, Ashanti and Sophia BushFilm/Comedy

22:45Stop-Loss[SUB HD]
A disillusioned soldier returns home after a tour of duty in Iraq, haunted by the deaths of three of his fellow soldiers and hoping to pick up his life where he left off. When he is called back to the front line, he goes AWOL, and travels to Washington in search of political support to fight the decision. Drama, starring Ryan Phillippe and Joseph Gordon-LevittFilm/General Movie/Drama

00:55Marathon Man[SUB HD]
A college undergraduate training for a marathon is drawn into a shady world of espionage by his secret agent brother and a Nazi war criminal searching for a cache of stolen diamonds - entangling the student in a plot involving kidnap, torture and political intrigue. John Schlesinger's thriller, starring Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier and Roy Scheider. Based on the novel by William GoldmanFilm/Detective/Thriller

03:20X-Men: First Class Special[REP]
Director Matthew Vaughn and his cast discuss the making of the superhero prequelFilm/Cinema