Film Four & Film Four +1: 02-12-11

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Blowing Wild[SUB BW]

Jobless oil prospector Jeff Dawson turns to an old friend, a wealthy oil-well owner, who is glad of his help in fending off attacks by Mexican bandits. He also happens to be married to Dawson's former lover, Marina, who sees the chance to murder her husband in the hope that her old flame will take her back to America with him. Drama, starring Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck and Anthony QuinnFilm/General Movie/Drama
12:45Broken Arrow[SUB]

A former Union scout is befriended by famed chief Cochise after he saves the life of a native boy. Having witnessed 10 years of conflict between Apaches and advancing settlers, the veteran soldier seizes the fleeting chance to broker a ceasefire between the two sides. Western, starring James Stewart, Jeff Chandler, Debra Paget and Basil RuysdaelFilm/Western
14:35Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines[SUB HD]

A publisher offers to sponsor the first London-to-Paris air race In a bid to boost the sales of his newspaper. Among the motley assortment of characters who sign up for the challenge is a scheming nobleman bent on sabotaging the efforts of the other entrants. British period comedy, starring Terry-Thomas, Sarah Miles, James Fox, Robert Morley, Benny Hill, Tony Hancock, Eric Sykes and Gert FrobeFilm/Comedy
17:10Murphy's War[SUB]

A sailor survives the torpedoing of his ship and is taken to a mission hospital. As he recuperates, he becomes increasingly obsessed with avenging the deaths of his fellow crewmen by rebuilding a downed plane and using it to destroy the Nazi submarine responsible. Peter Yates' Second World War drama, starring Peter O'Toole, Sian Phillips, Philippe Noiret and Horst JansonFilm/War
19:15The Perfect Score[SUB HD]

High-school students become so worried about a forthcoming exam they decide to take drastic action - and devise a foolproof plan to steal the answers. Comedy, starring Scarlett Johansson, Erika Christensen and Bryan GreenbergFilm/Comedy
21:00Brazil[SUB HD]

A lowly civil service worker in a bleak Orwellian future uncovers a computer error by the Ministry of Information which resulted in the torture of an innocent citizen. As he tries to rectify the situation, he encounters the woman of his dreams - but since she is suspected of terrorist activity, he is also deemed an enemy of the state. Terry Gilliam's satirical comedy, with Jonathan Pryce, Robert De Niro, Kim Greist, Bob Hoskins and Katherine HelmondFilm/Comedy/Fantasy
23:45Time Bandits[SUB HD]

A bemused schoolboy is escorted on a bizarre journey through time by a group of larcenous dwarfs. His adventures lead him to encounters with various characters from history - but none of them are quite what he had imagined. Terry Gilliam's fantasy comedy, starring Craig Warnock, David Rappaport, John Cleese, Michael Palin, Sean Connery, Ian Holm, Ralph Richardson and David WarnerFilm/Fantasy/Comedy

02:00Cronos[SUB HD]

An elderly antiques dealer unwittingly activates a bizarre device which grants its users eternal life - but does not realise his renewed youth comes at a terrible price. Horror directed by Guillermo del Toro, starring Federico Luppi, Ron Perlman, Claudio Brook and Margarita IsabelFilm/Horror