Film Four & Film Four +1: 27-07-2012.
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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.
11:00The Conqueror[SUB HD]
The future Genghis Khan, before his rise to power, kidnaps the daughter of a ruthless rival, setting in motion a continental war between their tribes. The conflict between the Mongol leader and his enemies leads to him becoming the ruler of a mighty empire. Historical epic, starring John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Pedro Armendariz and Agnes MooreheadFilm/General Movie/Drama
A former Confederate officer fakes his own death, then rides into the Texas city posing as the new marshal. His aim is to exact his violent revenge on the family of brothers who burned his home, killed his family and stole his land. Western, starring Gary Cooper, Ruth Roman, Raymond Massey and Antonio MorenoFilm/Western
15:00Brief Encounter[SUB AD BW HD]
A suburban housewife meets a married doctor by chance in a railway station waiting room. Later, their paths cross many times until the pair become friends and their meetings a fixed arrangement. But as their feelings for each other transform from friendship into passion, both come to realise the affair is doomed to fail. David Lean's romantic drama, with Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard and Cyril RaymondFilm/General Movie/Drama
16:45Rooster Cogburn[SUB HD]
The former marshal returns to duty to track down outlaws who have stolen a shipment of explosives and gone on the rampage in a quiet town. However, the stubborn daughter of a preacher killed by the bandits insists on joining him so she can avenge her father's death. Western, starring John Wayne reprising his role from the original 1969 version of True Grit, with Katharine Hepburn and Anthony ZerbeFilm/Western
A rebellious, hip-swinging student from the city moves to a small religious community, where he instantly clashes with an old-school fire-and-brimstone preacher - who has banned dancing and rock 'n' roll because he considers them immoral. Drama, starring Kevin Bacon, Lori Singer, John Lithgow, Chris Penn, Dianne Wiest and Sarah Jessica ParkerFilm/General Movie/Drama
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
Edinburgh heroin addict and petty crook Mark Renton makes a series of attempts to kick the habit, but the grind of everyday life and a circle of similarly self-destructive friends continually drag him back to his old ways. Following a near fatal overdose, he comes to the realisation that the only way to put his life in order is to rid himself of his friends - which is easier said than done. Danny Boyle's drama, starring Ewan McGregor, Robert Carlyle and Ewen BremnerFilm/General Movie/Drama
A backpacker arrives in Bangkok, where a wild-eyed veteran traveller tells him the location of a remote paradise island. When he finally makes it to the golden beaches, he discovers there is already a community in residence. All is not as it seems, however, and the blissful idyll soon turns sour. Danny Boyle's drama, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert Carlyle, Virginie Ledoyen and Tilda SwintonFilm/General Movie/Drama