Film Four & Film Four +1: 04-08-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

In the world of the future, robots are used as a labour force while humans take things relatively easy - a situation that causes tension as the mechanoids develop self-consciousness. Their plight is noted by a powerful man who vows to come to their aid, but his act is tainted by selfishness. Japanese animated sci-fi drama, with the voices of Yuka Imoto, Kei Kobayashi and Kouki Okada. In JapaneseFilm/Animated Movie/Drama/Science Fiction

13:10The Shepherd of the Hills[SUB HD]
A remote mountain community facing being driven from their land receive help from a mysterious stranger, but an embittered young man consumed with hatred for his missing father is suspicious of the new arrival. Drama, starring John Wayne and Betty FieldFilm/General Movie/Drama

15:05The Bridges at Toko-Ri[SUB HD]
An American naval reserve pilot is called up for service in the Korean War, and must leave his family and civilian job as a lawyer. In command of a corps of naval pilots, he heads a bombing campaign on strategic Communist positions, but later comes to question the morality of the war. Adventure, starring William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March and Mickey RooneyFilm/Adventure/War

17:10The 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

18:50Last Holiday[SUB HD]
A woman is told she has only weeks to live. Resolving to make the most of the time she has left, she heads for a French hotel presided over by her hero, a world-renowned chef, where her new-found passion for life has a remarkable effect on the other guests. Comedy, starring Queen Latifah, Gerard Depardieu, LL Cool J, Timothy Hutton and Giancarlo EspositoFilm/Comedy

21:00The Bank Job[SUB AD]
A London car dealer is enticed by an old flame to rob a bank. The heist goes off without a hitch, leaving the crooks in possession of cash and jewels worth millions - as well as a safety deposit box containing top secret information the government and security services are determined to keep buried. Fact-based crime thriller, starring Jason Statham and Saffron BurrowsFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:10AVP: Alien vs Predator[SUB AD HD]
A team of scientists investigates the discovery of a mysterious pyramid beneath the Antarctic ice, which is inhabited by a deadly alien race. Meanwhile, a second species of hostile extraterrestrials are on their way to prove their worth by vanquishing the first in battle - with the unfortunate humans caught in the middle. Sci-fi thriller, starring Sanaa Lathan, Raoul Bova and Lance HenriksenFilm/Science Fiction/Detective/Thriller

00:55Close My Eyes[SUB]
A brother and sister brought up by different parents meet after many years and allow their mutual attraction to run amok, embarking on a torrid incestuous affair. However, their illicit passion rapidly spirals out of control - leading inevitably to tragedy. Stephen Poliakoff's drama, starring Clive Owen, Saskia Reeves, Alan Rickman and Karl JohnsonFilm/General Movie/Drama