Film Four & Film Four +1: 15-08-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00The 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

A cowboy about to be hanged for a murder he did not commit is saved by a female fur trader who offers him a deal - she will arrange his freedom if he marries her, insuring an inheritance, and agrees never to see her again. However, once he is free, that part of the deal proves harder than expected. Western, loosely based on Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew, starring Guy Madison, Rhonda Fleming, James Griffith and Don BeddoeFilm/Western

14:20Sea Wife[SUB HD]
A few survivors of a cargo ship torpedoed off the coast of Singapore scramble to safety on board a life raft. One of the group is an RAF officer who finds himself becoming attracted to a fellow castaway - little suspecting she is in fact a nun. Second World War adventure, starring Richard Burton, Joan Collins, Basil Sydney, Ronald Squire and Cy GrantFilm/Adventure/War

16:00The 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

18:20Coach Carter[SUB HD]
A former professional basketball player agrees to coach a high-school team, but he is unimpressed by its lack of discipline and instigates a tough new regimen. All goes well until the youngsters start to become complacent, forcing him to take drastic action - which leads to a backlash of complaints from angry parents and pupils alike. Drama, with Samuel L Jackson, Ashanti, Rob Brown and Robert Ri'chardFilm/General Movie/Drama

21:00Let the Right One In[HD]
Premiere. A lonely 12-year-old boy who dreams of taking revenge on the local bullies befriends a mysterious girl living in his neighbourhood, unaware she is a vampire who is responsible for a series of murders. When her human helper dies, the boy is pulled into taking his place and killing to provide her with blood. Horror, starring Kare Hedebrant and Lina Leandersson. In Swedish and SpanishFilm/Horror

23:25Near Dark[SUB HD]
A foolish farm boy gets bitten by a winsome female vampire and finds himself forced to join her bloodthirsty surrogate family as they spread terror across the Midwest - but becomes increasingly desperate to escape their clutches. Horror thriller, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, starring Adrian Pasdar, Lance Henriksen, Bill Paxton, Jenny Wright and Tim ThomersonFilm/Horror

01:15The Disappeared[SUB HD]
A teenager, still troubled by the inexplicable disappearance of his little brother years earlier, returns to London to live with his father. As he prepares to start a new life, he hears the ghostly voice of his sibling calling to him from beyond the grave, and embarks on a journey of discovery to find out what happened to the youngster. Horror, starring Harry Treadaway, Greg Wise, Alex Jennings, Tom Felton and Finlay RobertsonFilm/Horror