Film Four & Film Four +1: 10-08-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00The True Story of Jesse James[SUB]
Biopic of the notorious outlaw, examining the events during the American Civil War that drove him to a life of crime, and led to the branding of his family as traitors for supporting the South. James strikes back at the Union with a string of train and bank robberies - and becomes addicted to the thrill of a criminal career. Western, starring Robert Wagner, Jeffrey Hunter and Hope LangeFilm/Western

12:50Sea of Sand[SUB AD BW]
Allied troops fighting in North Africa in 1943 are redeployed as saboteurs behind enemy lines to blow up Rommel's desert fuel dumps. A clash of personalities between officers initially causes problems, but the military men overcome their differences to work together. Second World War adventure, starring Richard Attenborough, John Gregson, Michael Craig and Vincent BallFilm/Adventure/War

14:45The 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

16:55The Nutty Professor[SUB HD]
A shy, awkward chemistry teacher harbours a crush on a beautiful student. When he creates a potion that transforms him into an irresistible ladies' man, he comes close to attracting her attention - but at every critical moment the effects of the elixir wear off. Comedy, starring Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens, Howard Morris and Kathleen FreemanFilm/Comedy

19:00The Duellists[HD]
During Napoleon's Russian campaign, two Hussars engage in a series of duels of honour over a conflict only they are aware of. Their mysterious feud continues for many years despite the intervention of others and the conflicts raging around them. Ridley Scott's drama based on a story by Joseph Conrad, starring Harvey Keitel, Keith Carradine, Albert Finney, Edward Fox, Tom Conti and Robert StephensFilm/General Movie/Drama

21:00I, Robot[SUB AD HD]
The inventor of an advanced form of intelligent robot is found dead, and the detective investigating the case is certain that one of the scientist's mechanical creations is responsible - but no one believes his theory because the robots have been programmed to prevent them from harming humans. Sci-fi thriller, inspired by the Isaac Asimov stories, starring Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan and Alan TudykFilm/Science Fiction/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

00:55To Kill a King
In the aftermath of the English Civil War, King Charles I has been imprisoned and his fate now hangs in the balance. However, the decision over whether to have him executed or show mercy divides revolutionary leaders Fairfax and Cromwell, while in parliament, plans are afoot to make a deal with the deposed monarch. Historical drama, starring Tim Roth, Dougray Scott and Rupert EverettFilm/General Movie/Drama