Film Four & Film Four +1: 12-08-2012.

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00The History of Mr Polly[SUB BW]
A daydreaming Victorian clerk comes into a large inheritance, which he invests in setting himself up as a gentlemen's outfitter. However, his lacklustre business and hasty marriage to a crabby harridan only bring unhappiness, so he begins to make desperate plans to escape. Period comedy based on HG Wells' novel, starring John Mills, Betty Ann Davies, Sally Ann Howes and Finlay CurrieFilm/Comedy

13:00Inspector Gadget[SUB HD]
A clumsy security guard is critically injured during a run-in with a thief, so his cybernetics-expert employer transforms him into the ultimate crime-fighting machine - a bionic officer with an array of gadgets and weaponry cunningly concealed inside his body. Disney comedy adventure based on the 1980s cartoon series, starring Matthew Broderick, Rupert Everett and Joely FisherFilm/Comedy/Adventure

14:35Holy Man[SUB HD]
The cynical executive in charge of a downmarket TV shopping channel hires a mystic guru as a presenter to draw in more viewers. The ratings soar as the unlikely host's on-air spiritual advice proves a runaway hit with the public, and also makes his shallow boss reassess his values. Satirical comedy, starring Eddie Murphy, Jeff Goldblum, Kelly Preston, Robert Loggia and Jon CryerFilm/Comedy

16:50Battle for the Planet of the Apes[SUB HD]
A race of intelligent chimps vies with warlike gorillas and deadly mutant humans for control of a post-apocalyptic Earth. The fifth and final instalment in the sci-fi adventure series, starring Roddy McDowall, Claude Akins and Paul Williams, and featuring a cameo appearance by John HustonFilm/Science Fiction

18:35The Day After Tomorrow[SUB AD HD]
A climatologist warns global warming will soon result in destructive freak weather, or even another ice age. He thinks the world still has time to prepare for the worst, but the crisis happens almost immediately - and as storms, earthquakes and hurricanes strike in terrifying fashion, he races across America to rescue his son from a frozen New York. Disaster thriller, with Jake Gyllenhaal and Dennis QuaidFilm/Detective/Thriller

21:00Top Gun[SUB AD HD]
An arrogant pilot's maverick flying skills earn him a place in an elite US Navy school, where he comes into conflict with a fellow student and falls for his civilian instructor. A tragedy in the air threatens to end his military career - until an international incident offers him a chance to redeem himself. Aerial action adventure, starring Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer, Anthony Edwards and Tom SkerrittFilm/Adventure

23:10Inglourious Basterds[SUB AD HD]
American officer Aldo Raine leads a squad of soldiers into occupied France on a mission to kill as many Nazis as possible and spread fear through the Third Reich. They become involved in a Jewish resistance fighter's plan to blow up the premiere of a propaganda movie - due to be attended by Hitler himself. Quentin Tarantino's wartime adventure, with Brad Pitt, Melanie Laurent, Diane Kruger, Michael Fassbender and an Oscar-winning Christoph WaltzFilm/Adventure/War

02:10Nothing Personal[SUB]
The terrorist bombing of a Belfast pub in 1975 leads to a call for an armistice by the leaders of opposing paramilitary factions. The uneasy truce is threatened by the volatile tempers and deep-rooted grudges of insubordinate gunmen, while innocent people are dragged into the conflict. Drama set over a 24-hour period during the height of the Troubles, starring Ian Hart, John Lynch, James Frain and Michael GambonFilm/General Movie/Drama