Film Four & Film Four +1: 07-07-2012.
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A courageous prince in early 20th-century India enlists the help of the British Army to defeat his villainous uncle, who murdered his father and seized the throne - and is now plotting to massacre leading military officers after luring them to his palace. Period adventure, directed by Zoltan Korda and starring Raymond Massey, Sabu, Roger Livesey, Valerie Hobson and David TreeFilm/Adventure
Rodney the robot heads for the city, hoping to find an investor for his latest invention. Instead, he winds up embattled with an evil business mogul intent on stopping a manufacturer from making spare parts needed for ageing robots - so Rodney teams up with assorted rusty rejects to put the matter right. Animated adventure, with the voices of Ewan McGregor, Halle Berry, Robin Williams, Greg Kinnear and Amanda BynesFilm/Animated Movie/Drama
An upper-class soldier and his fellow officers call on their meagre squad of 100 men to rally against the might of a 4,000-strong force of Zulu warriors at the Battle of Rorke's Drift in 1879. Fact-based historical drama, starring Michael Caine, Stanley Baker, Jack Hawkins, Ulla Jacobsson, Nigel Green and Chief Buthelezi, with narration by Richard BurtonFilm/War
17:30Fantastic Mr Fox[SUB AD HD]
A rebellious fox decides it is time to grow up and change his chicken-stealing ways for the sake of his wife and children. However, when three wicked farmers relocate to his wood, his pride gets the better of him and he struggles to resist the urge to teach them a lesson. Stop-motion animated adventure based on the novel by Roald Dahl, with the voices of George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, Bill Murray and Wallace WolodarskyFilm/Animated Movie/Drama
19:15Addams Family Values[SUB HD]
Spooky couple Gomez and Morticia hire a nanny to look after their new baby son - and stop him suffering an early death at the hands of his jealous elder siblings. Romance soon blossoms between the new childminder and Uncle Fester, but he does not realise she is planning to kill him once she has got hold of the family fortune. Comedy sequel, starring Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Christina Ricci and Joan CusackFilm/Comedy
A former marine sniper is coaxed back into action when government officials need his help to prevent an assassination attempt on the US president. However, the intended target is in fact an African archbishop, and the marksman is being set up by double-crossing agents to take the fall, forcing him to go on the run as he fights to clear his name. Action thriller, with Mark Wahlberg, Michael Pena and Danny GloverFilm/Detective/Thriller
23:25The Omen[SUB AD HD]
A US ambassador who adopted his son in suspicious circumstances is troubled by the child's increasingly disturbing behaviour. A priest contacts him and claims the boy is the offspring of the Devil, but the father refuses to believe it - until a spate of deaths convinces him otherwise. Remake of the 1976 horror classic, starring Liev Schreiber, Julia Stiles, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick and Pete PostlethwaiteFilm/Horror
A Japanese gangster exiled to America forms an unholy alliance with his drug-dealing half brother, and the pair embark on a battle for LA's prime drug turf. Crime thriller, directed by and starring Takeshi Kitano, with Omar Epps and Claude MakiFilm/Detective/Thriller