Film Four & Film Four +1: 09-08-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00The Ghost and Mrs Muir[SUB AD BW]
A lonely widow moves into a seaside cottage, despite rumours that it is haunted. Sure enough, she finds herself sharing her home with the spirit of a dead sea captain - but his efforts to scare her away prove unsuccessful, and instead a growing attraction develops between the pair as she agrees to write his biography. Romantic fantasy, starring Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison and George SandersFilm/Fantasy

13:05The Million Pound Note[SUB AD]
An eccentric multi-millionaire bets his equally rich brother that if a man is known to be wealthy, he can get by without ever spending any money, obtaining everything he needs on credit. To put this theory to the test, they give 1million to a penniless seaman, but instruct him never to spend it. Comedy adapted from a story by Mark Twain, starring Gregory Peck, Jane Griffiths, Joyce Grenfell and Wilfrid Hyde WhiteFilm/Comedy

14:50The Undefeated[SUB HD]
A veteran Union officer crosses paths again with a former Confederate enemy years after the end of the Civil War - and their past animosity resurfaces. However, when a Mexican general takes the ex-Confederate and his men hostage, the old Union soldier debates whether to surrender his herd of horses by way of ransom. Western, with John Wayne, Rock Hudson, Lee Meriwether, Tony Aguilar and Roman GabrielFilm/Western

17:10The Emperor's New Clothes[SUB]
Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte hatches a cunning plan to return from exile and reclaim control of France. When he encounters a sailor who bears an uncanny resemblance to him, he arranges to swap places so he can make his way to Paris unnoticed. However, the double gets a little too used to living the life of an emperor, leaving the real Bonaparte stuck as a commoner. Drama, starring Ian Holm, Iben Hjejle and Tim McInnernyFilm/General Movie/Drama

19:15Faintheart[SUB HD]
Family man Richard finds solace from his humdrum life in the world of dramatic battle re-enactments. However, when his hobby sees him spend more time on the battlefield than at home, his wife leaves him for a gym instructor, forcing Richard to reassess his priorities. Romantic comedy, starring Eddie Marsan, Ewen Bremner, Jessica Hynes, Bronagh Gallagher, Tim Healy and Paul NichollsFilm/Comedy

21:00Role Models[AD HD]
Two irresponsible salesmen find themselves in trouble with the law after crashing their truck. To avoid jail, they agree to undertake community service looking after two troubled kids - a painfully geeky teenager and a foul-mouthed youngster. However, jail soon looks like it would have been the easier option. Comedy, starring Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott and Christopher Mintz-PlasseFilm/Comedy

22:55Elektra[SUB AD HD]
A martial arts expert returns from the dead and becomes an infamous assassin. Hired to kill a man and his daughter, she finds the mission weighing heavily on her conscience and chooses instead to save their lives from a secret ninja society with mystical powers. Comic-book adventure, with Jennifer Garner, Goran Visnjic, Kirsten Prout and Terence StampFilm/Adventure

An ageing train engineer who has always led an unadventurous life prepares for his last day of work before retirement. This time, a series of strange events throw his normally predictable routine into chaos, and as he deals with each new challenge, he starts to wonder what he will do with the rest of his life. Comedy, with Baard Owe and Espen Skjonberg. In NorwegianFilm/Comedy

02:30Small Time
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