Film Four & Film Four +1: 17-01-2012.

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Mogambo[SUB HD]
A big-game trapper who captures wild animals in Africa for zoos and circuses is instantly attracted to a showgirl who ends up stranded at his camp. However, when a married couple arrive to take part in a gorilla safari, he is also drawn toward the wife, who is patently bored with her husband and welcomes his advances. Romantic adventure, starring Clark Gable, Ava Gardner, Grace Kelly and Donald SindenFilm/Adventure

13:15The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex[SUB]
A middle-aged Queen Elizabeth I is tempted to marry her long-term favourite, the Earl of Essex. However, during the course of their tempestuous relationship, the queen comes to realise his warlike nature and lust for royal power are a threat to the safety of the nation, driving her to drastic measures. Historical drama, with Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland and Vincent PriceFilm/General Movie/Drama

15:20Heaven Knows, Mr Allison[SUB HD]
An American Marine corporal stationed on a South Pacific island and a novice nun on a mission are forced into the hills when Japanese forces arrive and set up military bases during the Second World War. Before long the pair develop strong emotional ties, but in resisting their feelings for each other the relationship becomes one of deep mutual respect. Oscar-winning romantic drama, written and directed by John Huston, with Robert Mitchum and Deborah KerrFilm/General Movie/Drama

17:25Monkey Business[SUB BW HD]
Mayhem is unleashed when a mischievous chimpanzee pours a potent youth serum into the water system, causing the hapless chemist who developed it to regress to childhood, along with his wife, boss and secretary. Comedy, starring Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn and Marilyn MonroeFilm/Comedy

19:20Dragonball Evolution[SUB HD]
An ordinary teenager is recruited by a mystical martial arts master for a vitally important quest. He must find seven magical spheres before they fall into the hands of an evil warlord, who intends to use their power to let him take over the world. Fantasy adventure based on the Japanese cartoon series, starring Justin Chatwin, Chow Yun-Fat and James MarstersFilm/Fantasy

21:00Muriel's Wedding[SUB AD HD]
A downtrodden woman seeks solace from her loneliness in her love of Abba and fantasies of the perfect wedding. Under the influence of a more carefree friend, she heads for the bright lights of Sydney to make her matrimonial dreams come true - but the only thing missing is the groom. Australian comedy, starring Toni Collette, Bill Hunter, Rachel Griffiths and Jeanie DrynanFilm/Comedy

An ambitious stripper sets out to become a star in a Las Vegas show - but reckons without the dubious backstage backstabbing that threatens to destroy her. Adult drama from Basic Instinct director Paul Verhoeven, starring Elizabeth Berkley, Kyle MacLachlan, Gina Gershon and Glenn PlummerFilm/Adult Movie/Drama

A lonely librarian is captivated by a mysterious woman, who later disappears without trace. He travels to London to track her down, but his yearnings lead him to danger when it turns out she is a con-artist leading three separate lives. Thriller, starring Christina Ricci, John Simm, John Hurt and Kyle MacLachlanFilm/Detective/Thriller