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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Blithe Spirit[SUB HD]
A novelist is shocked to find the ghost of his first wife haunting him and his new spouse and sets out to find a way of getting rid of the annoying apparition. He employs the services of a clairvoyant in an attempt to drive the phantom away - but her methods seem doomed to failure. David Lean's adaptation of Noel Coward's supernatural comedy, starring Rex Harrison, Kay Hammond and Margaret Rutherford, with Coward himself providing the narrationFilm/Comedy

13:00Taxi[SUB HD]
A bumbling New York cop is unable to pursue a gang of bank robbers in their souped-up getaway car because he does not have a driving licence. Fortunately, help is on hand in the form of a taxi driver with dreams of becoming a racing driver, and whose customised cab can give the crooks a run for their money. Comedy thriller remake, starring Queen Latifah, Jimmy Fallon and Gisele BundchenFilm/Comedy

14:55Operation Crossbow[SUB HD]
Three Allied engineers parachute into occupied Holland on a mission to infiltrate and destroy a German missile base. The trio team up with the local resistance, but two of the men are unaware the third is a Nazi agent. Second World War adventure, starring George Peppard, Sophia Loren, Trevor Howard, Tom Courtenay and John MillsFilm/Adventure/War

17:15Guns of the Magnificent Seven[SUB AD HD]
Surviving gunslinger Chris is hired by Mexican revolutionaries to rescue their leader from a military prison. After assembling a crack team including a knife-fighting expert and a firearms aficionado, the group embark on their mission - but underestimate the depths to which their enemies will sink. Second sequel to the Western, starring George Kennedy, James Whitmore, Monte Markham, Joe Don Baker and Reni SantoniFilm/Western

19:20Hot Shots! Part Deux[SUB HD]
A misunderstood hero takes on a special mission to rescue a platoon of highly trained soldiers kidnapped by Middle Eastern terrorists. Spoof action movie sequel, starring Charlie Sheen, Valeria Golino and Rowan Atkinson. Martin Sheen makes a cameo appearance alongside his real-life sonFilm/Comedy

21:00Die Hard[SUB AD HD]
New York cop John McClane is in LA to visit his wife and kids over the Christmas holiday. Stopping off at his wife's place of work, he realises terrorists have hijacked the building and are holding the corporation's staff to ransom - and only he has the ability to fight back. Action thriller, starring Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman and Bonnie BedeliaFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:35Kama Sutra: A Tale Of Love[SUB]
A princess in 16th-century India befriends a servant girl, and allows her to observe her lessons as she studies the famous sexual text. The servant proves a far more gifted student and her relationship with her mistress's husband drives them apart. Drama, starring Indira Varma, Naveen Andrews and Sarita ChoudhuryFilm/General Movie/Drama

01:45Bombon el Perro
An unemployed mechanic struggles to make ends meet by selling home-made knives. However, when he is given a pedigree dog by a grateful stranger, his fortunes begin to change as he throws himself into the dog show circuit. Argentinian comedy drama, starring Juan Villegas, Walter Donado, Rosa Valsecchi and Mariela Diaz. In SpanishFilm/General Movie/Drama