Film Four & Film Four +1: 09-10-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Distant Drums[SUB]
An army officer mounts a daring raid through the treacherous Florida swamplands. His mission is to to take on a group of marauding Seminole rebels, as well as the gun runners who have been supplying them with weapons, and rescue a group of settlers who have been taken hostage by the tribe. Western, starring Gary Cooper, Mari Aldon, Richard Webb, Ray Teal and Arthur HunnicuttFilm/Western

13:00California Man[SUB HD]
Two high-school students accidentally unearth a frozen Stone Age caveman in their backyard. They decide to thaw him out and show him off around town. Unfortunately, their ticket to cool starts to run out of control and cause mayhem all over the state. Teen comedy, starring Brendan Fraser, Sean Astin, Pauly Shore, Megan Ward and Mariette HartleyFilm/Comedy

14:45Oliver Twist[SUB AD BW HD]
A runaway orphan becomes involved with a dangerous gang of backstreet thieves and pickpockets led by the elderly crook Fagin, and ends up in peril after a wealthy benefactor tries to save him from a life of crime. Drama, based on the Charles Dickens novel, starring Alec Guinness, Anthony Newley, John Howard Davies and Robert NewtonFilm/General Movie/Drama

17:00Von Ryan's Express[SUB HD]
A courageous American colonel with a never-say-die attitude is held in a PoW camp. He boldly sets out to lead a group of Allied prisoners in a daring mass escape bid - by hijacking a freight train and fleeing through occupied Italy to Switzerland. Second World War action adventure, starring Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard, Brad Dexter and James BrolinFilm/Adventure/War

19:15The Golden Child[SUB HD]
A private eye is recruited by a group of Buddhist mystics and sent on a mission to rescue an abducted boy whose supernatural powers will enable him to bring about world peace. However, the kidnapper is actually a demon in human form, determined to ensure the youngster does not fulfil his destiny. Fantasy adventure, starring Eddie Murphy, Charles Dance and Charlotte LewisFilm/Fantasy

21:00Trading Places[SUB AD HD]
Two billionaire brothers engineer the downfall of a high-flying stockbroker, while giving a homeless conman all the advantages of wealth, as part of a bet to see whether heredity or upbringing determines character. Comedy, starring Dan Aykroyd, Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis, Ralph Bellamy, Don Ameche, Denholm Elliott and James BelushiFilm/Comedy

23:15Vera Drake[SUB]
A kindly woman living in 1950s London carries out discreet illegal abortions for women in desperate straits, an activity which she keeps secret from her family. However, the business is exposed when a young woman falls seriously ill after the operation, leaving her facing prosecution. Mike Leigh's drama, starring Imelda Staunton, Phil Davis, Eddie Marsan and Sally HawkinsFilm/General Movie/Drama

01:40Room to Rent[SUB]
An aspiring writer decides to leave his native Egypt and head for the bright lights of London - but fame does not come easily, and he soon falls in with a bohemian crowd of ne'er-do-well artists and performers. Comedy drama, starring Juliette Lewis, Rupert Graves and Said TaghmaouiFilm/General Movie/Drama