Film Four & Film Four +1: 01-01-12

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00A Town Called Panic[HD]
Stop-motion animated comedy set in a world populated by toys. Two such playthings plan a birthday surprise for their friend, but their scheme backfires and destroys his house, sending the trio on a series of bizarre adventures. Written, directed by and featuring the voices of Stephane Aubier and Vincent Patar. In FrenchFilm/Animated Movie/Drama/Comedy

12:30The Muppet Christmas Carol[SUB AD HD]
An embittered Victorian miser hates the festive season and people in general, but on Christmas Eve, the ghosts of his former business partners the Marley brothers visit him in the night. They warn him three spirits are coming to make him change his ways by showing him visions of the past, the present and what the future may hold. Comedy, with Michael Caine and Steven Mackintosh alongside the puppet charactersFilm/Comedy/Cartoons/Puppets

14:10Journey to the Center of the Earth[SUB HD]
Scientist Trevor Anderson sets out to locate his missing explorer brother after receiving a book charting his last journey. Accompanied by his nephew and an Icelandic guide, he is led to a mountain peak, where he stumbles across a system of caves leading to a lost world in the centre of the Earth. Fantasy adventure, based on Jules Verne's classic novel, starring Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson and Anita BriemFilm/Fantasy

16:00Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian[SUB AD HD]
The living exhibits at New York's Museum of Natural History are shipped to Washington's Smithsonian Institution - along with the artefact that brought them to life in the first place. Nightwatchman Larry tries to retrieve it, only to find the contents of the world's largest museum have been reanimated, including an Egyptian pharaoh determined to take over the world. Fantasy comedy, starring Ben Stiller, Amy Adams, Owen Wilson and Steve CooganFilm/Fantasy/Comedy

18:05Transformers[SUB AD HD]
Teenager Sam Witwicky is treated to his first car by his dad. However, the vehicle turns out to be an alien scout with a life of its own and before long embroils Sam in a long-running intergalactic war between two factions of giant shape-changing robots, which have come to Earth to find a mystical cube that grants infinite power to its possessor. Michael Bay's sci-fi action adventure, inspired by the toy franchise, with Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Jon Voight and John TurturroFilm/Science Fiction

20:50The Iron Lady Interview Special
Meryl Streep discusses her latest film, in which she plays Margaret ThatcherFilm/Cinema

21:00Ferris Bueller's Day Off[SUB AD HD]
A cocky teenager plays truant from school and spends the day dragging his girlfriend and a reluctant friend into all manner of crazy adventures in the big city - while the school's dean of students vows to stop at nothing to prove the youngster is faking illness. Comedy, starring Matthew Broderick, Mia Sara, Alan Ruck, Jennifer Grey, Jeffrey Jones and Charlie SheenFilm/Comedy

23:00Scary Movie[SUB HD]
A ghost-masked killer, reminiscent of the villain in the Scream films, stalks a group of teenagers, who go to ever more ridiculous extremes to avoid their apparently inevitable deaths. Spoof horror, which lampoons blockbusters such as The Blair Witch Project, I Know What You Did Last Summer and The Matrix. With Anna Faris, Carmen Electra, Shannon Elizabeth, Jon Abrahams and Shawn and Marlon WayansFilm/Comedy/Horror

00:40All The Boys Love Mandy Lane[SUB HD]
An attractive but aloof teenage girl is invited to attend a weekend-long party at a remote ranch by a group of male classmates all desperate to seduce her. Events take a bloody turn as the amorous adolescents start dying under mysterious circumstances. Horror, starring Amber Heard and Anson MountFilm/Horror

02:25Idiocracy[SUB HD]
An ordinary soldier is chosen to take part in a secret scientific experiment in which he and a prostitute will be placed in hibernation for one year. However, the plan goes awry and the two guinea pigs awake to find themselves in the year 2505, where they are the most intelligent people in the world and must battle to save the human race from its own stupidity. Sci-fi comedy, with Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph and Dax ShepardFilm/Comedy