Film Four & Film Four +1: 16-09-2012.

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00I Was Monty's Double[SUB BW]
Fact-based drama about actor and army officer ME Clifton-James, whose remarkable resemblance to General Montgomery saw him selected for a special assignment during the Second World War. He was trained to imitate the general perfectly, and sent on a tour of North Africa to distract the enemy from his real whereabouts. Clifton-James stars as both himself and Monty, alongside John Mills and Cecil ParkerFilm/War

13:00CutThroat Island[SUB]
A tough female pirate enlists the help of an educated slave in finding the three parts of a map leading to buried treasure. However, one of the pieces is in the hands of her cruel uncle, and she also has to find the loot before her crew mutinies or the British Navy catches up with her. Swashbuckling adventure, starring Geena Davis, Matthew Modine, Frank Langella and Maury ChaykinFilm/Adventure

15:20Von Ryan's Express[SUB HD]
A courageous American colonel with a never-say-die attitude is held in a PoW camp. He boldly sets out to lead a group of Allied prisoners in a daring mass escape bid by hijacking a freight train and fleeing through occupied Italy to Switzerland. Second World War action adventure, starring Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard, Brad Dexter and James BrolinFilm/Adventure/War

17:35Dr Dolittle[SUB HD]
A doctor is stunned to discover he can talk to animals, and it is not long before his home and surgery are taken over by an assortment of ailing creatures in need of help. However, when the medic's odd behaviour attracts his colleagues' attention, he is forced to rely on his new-found furry friends to save him from the asylum. Comedy, starring Eddie Murphy, Ossie Davis and Oliver PlattFilm/Comedy

19:15Stormbreaker[SUB AD]
Teenager Alex Rider discovers his late uncle was a secret agent, and is assigned the task of completing his last mission - uncovering a criminal mastermind's plan to cause mayhem with a new kind of super-computer. Adventure based on Anthony Horowitz's novel, starring Alex Pettyfer, Bill Nighy, Mickey Rourke, Alicia Silverstone and Stephen FryFilm/Adventure

21:00Clear and Present Danger[SUB AD HD]
A CIA analyst gets caught up in the Colombian drug trade while trying to track down terrorists responsible for the murder of a close friend of the US President - but his investigations point to illegal activity and corruption at the very top of government. Action thriller, based on Tom Clancy's novel, with Harrison Ford reprising his role from Patriot Games alongside Willem Dafoe, Anne Archer and James Earl JonesFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:45Good Luck Chuck[SUB HD]
A single man tries to break a curse that means anyone he sleeps with will find true love with someone else soon afterwards - even though the situation has its perks in the form of a stream of women seeking him out for one-night stands. Comedy, with Dane Cook, Jessica Alba and Dan FoglerFilm/Comedy

A wealthy young man plans a party at his parents' country retreat, but his plans are complicated by the presence of his younger sister and the gardener, who he has known all his life but has grown to look down on and an attractive new arrival, who leaves him tempted to cheat on his girlfriend. Drama, directed by and starring Gael Garcia Bernal. With Camila Sodi and Luz Cipriota. In SpanishFilm/General Movie/Drama