Film Four & Film Four +1: 08-04-2012.

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Five Children And It[SUB]
Five brothers and sisters are sent to live with their uncle in the country during the First World War. Their worries are soon forgotten when they encounter a mysterious creature who offers to grant them one wish each day. Fantasy, adapted from the classic tale by E Nesbit, with Eddie Izzard as the voice of the magical creature. Starring Kenneth Branagh, Zoe Wanamaker, Tara FitzGerald and Freddie HighmoreFilm/Fantasy

13:00Star Trek III: the Search for Spock[SUB AD HD]
Admiral Kirk and his crew hijack the decommissioned Enterprise to recover the body of their fallen comrade Mr Spock from the planet Genesis. Kirk has learnt that Spock's spirit is still alive, and the Vulcan can be resurrected, but he must also battle a Klingon captain determined to control the planet's mysterious energy. Sci-fi sequel, directed by Leonard Nimoy, with William Shatner, DeForest Kelley and Christopher LloydFilm/Science Fiction

15:05James and the Giant Peach[SUB]
An unhappy orphan living with his cruel aunts discovers a gigantic peach growing in the garden. Venturing inside, he meets six friendly insects and together they embark on a magical journey. Animated and live-action fantasy, based on Roald Dahl's novel, starring Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley and Miriam Margolyes and featuring the voices of Susan Sarandon and Richard DreyfussFilm/Fantasy/Animated Movie/Drama

16:40Big[SUB AD HD]
A boy ridiculed for his size makes a wish on a fairground machine to become bigger - only to wake up as a 30-year-old man. Driven from his home by his terrified mother, the bewildered youngster trapped in a grown-up body makes his way to New York, where he rises high in the ranks of a toy manufacturing company and applies his childlike brain and emotions to the complexities of adult life. Comedy, starring Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins and Robert LoggiaFilm/Comedy

18:35Hairspray[SUB AD HD]
Musical remake of the comedy about Tracy, an overweight teenager in 1960s Baltimore, who dreams of appearing on a TV dance show. However, a jealous rival and her scheming mother are determined to destroy her ambition - especially when Tracy tries to fight racism in the community. Starring Nikki Blonsky, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, James Marsden, Queen Latifah and John Travolta in drag as the heroine's motherFilm/Musical/Comedy

21:00Coming To America[SUB AD HD]
A bored African prince defies his father's plans for an arranged marriage and escapes to the USA to find a bride on his own terms. Comedy, starring Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall in several roles, with James Earl Jones, Allison Dean, Eriq La Salle and Madge SinclairFilm/Comedy

23:20Dawn of the Dead[SUB HD]
A mysterious plague turns infected people into savage flesh-eating zombies. As civilisation is overrun, a small band of survivors, including a police officer, a nurse, a petty crook and his pregnant girlfriend, find shelter in a shopping mall - but as supplies grow scarcer and the walking dead surround the building, they face a battle for their lives. Horror remake, starring Ving Rhames, Sarah Polley and Mekhi PhiferFilm/Horror

01:20Tenacious D In The Pick Of Destiny[SUB AD HD]
A would-be rock star flees his repressive Christian father in search of stardom, teaming up with a laid-back guitarist along the way. However, for the duo to become the rock gods they are surely destined to be, they must find a magical guitar pick that gives its owner unprecedented musical prowess - a quest that leads them to a confrontation with Satan himself. Comedy, starring Jack Black, Kyle Gass, Meat Loaf, Dave Grohl, Tim Robbins, Ben Stiller and John C ReillyFilm/Comedy