Film Four & Film Four +1: 12-06-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Guns at Batasi[SUB BW HD]
Rebels besiege the headquarters of a British battalion garrisoned in Africa, enraged by the officers' refusal to give up a prisoner. Meanwhile, the sergeant major struggles to maintain order in his increasingly tense surroundings. Drama, starring Richard Attenborough, Jack Hawkins, Flora Robson and Mia FarrowFilm/General Movie/Drama

13:00Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home[SUB AD HD]
The Enterprise crew travels back in time to prevent an alien probe destroying the Earth. The only thing that can avert the disaster is a humpback whale, a creature extinct in the 23rd century - but adjusting to life back in 1986 proves a distinct challenge. Sci-fi adventure sequel, starring William Shatner, DeForest Kelley and Leonard Nimoy, who also directedFilm/Science Fiction/Adventure

15:25X-Men: First Class Special[SUB REP]
Director Matthew Vaughn and his cast discuss the making of the superhero prequelFilm/Cinema

15:30The War of the Worlds[SUB HD]
A meteor strike in southern California turns out to contain a deadly alien war machine that wipes out anything in its path. This machine is only the vanguard of a mass invasion of aliens from Mars, who are intent on wiping out the human race and claiming Earth for themselves. Sci-fi drama, updating HG Wells' novel to a 20th-century setting, starring Gene Barry, Ann Robinson and Les TremayneFilm/Science Fiction

17:10Carry On Spying[SUB AD BW]
A bungling secret agent assembles a team of three equally useless spies to recover a stolen secret formula from a sinister organisation masterminded by the evil Dr Crow. Comedy, starring Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Barbara Windsor, Bernard Cribbins, Jim Dale, Eric Barker and Victor MaddernFilm/Comedy

18:55Edward Scissorhands[SUB HD]
A reclusive genius creates a boy but dies before completing him, leaving his creation with scissor-like blades instead of hands. A kindly woman from a nearby suburb takes pity on the lonely boy and welcomes him into her home. He quickly becomes a hit in the neighbourhood - but then his new friends start to turn against him. Tim Burton's fantasy, starring Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest and Vincent PriceFilm/Fantasy

21:00Double Jeopardy[SUB AD HD]
A man fakes his own death and frames his wife for murder, but after six years in prison she is released. Since she has already served her time, she has nothing to lose by really killing him - but her furious mission of vengeance is complicated by a zealous parole officer determined to stop her. Thriller, starring Ashley Judd, Tommy Lee Jones, Bruce Greenwood and Annabeth GishFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:05The Libertine[SUB HD]
Biopic of 17th-century poet and author John Wilmot who caused various scandals due to his dashing and debauched behaviour. Becoming a close friend of Charles II, the rebellious writer enjoyed a relationship with a beautiful actress, but his lifestyle eventually caught up with him when he was exiled from Britain and later contracted syphilis. Starring Johnny Depp, John Malkovich and Samantha MortonFilm/General Movie/Drama

01:155x2: Cinq Fois Deux
A French couple's doomed relationship is examined in five stages, beginning with their divorce and working backwards to the time when they first fell in love. Francois Ozon's drama, starring Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi and Stephane Freiss. In French, English and ItalianFilm/General Movie/Drama

03:00X-Men: First Class Special[SUB REP]
Director Matthew Vaughn and his cast discuss the making of the superhero prequelFilm/Cinema