Film Four & Film Four +1: 24-09-2012.
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11:00The Badlanders[SUB]A mining engineer is released from prison after serving a sentence for a crime he did not commit. He now wants vengeance on the mining company responsible for his stint in jail and plans to rob its gold mine - but first he has to persuade his recently released cellmate to help. Western, with Ernest Borgnine, Alan Ladd, Kent Smith and Katy JuradoFilm/Western
12:40The Bedford Incident[SUB BW HD]A ruthless captain of a US destroyer develops an obsession with tracking down a Russian submarine. As he drives his men harder, he fails to anticipate the consequences of his actions - leading to a fatal mistake. Cold War thriller, starring Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, Martin Balsam, Wally Cox, Eric Portman and Donald SutherlandFilm/Detective/Thriller
14:45The Third Man[SUB AD BW]American writer Holly Martins goes to post-Second World War Vienna at the invitation of his old friend Harry Lime, only to find he has died. However, the author finds the circumstances surrounding his death fail to add up and goes in search of the truth - but is unprepared for the ugly secrets he uncovers. Carol Reed's thriller, written by Graham Greene, starring Joseph Cotten, Orson Welles, Alida Valli and Trevor HowardFilm/Detective/Thriller
16:50The Man Who Knew Too Much[SUB HD]An American couple on holiday in Morocco witness the killing of a local man they have befriended. Before dying he whispers a secret that has serious political implications - but they are stopped from telling the police when their son is kidnapped by a gang of spies bent on keeping them silent. Alfred Hitchcock's remake of his own 1934 thriller, with James Stewart, Doris Day, Bernard Miles and Daniel Gelin. Featuring Day's performance of Oscar-winning song Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera)Film/Detective/Thriller
19:10Knights of the South Bronx[SUB HD]A jobless man is given a new lease of life when he joins the staff of an inner-city school as a substitute teacher, but his cynical students fail to respond to his efforts to inspire them - until he introduces them to the finer points of chess. Fact-based drama, starring Ted Danson, Malcolm David Kelley, Keke Palmer and Clifton PowellFilm/General Movie/Drama
21:00Shooter[SUB HD]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
23:25ChocolateA reformed criminal raises her daughter in a kung fu school, and the child grows up to be an autistic teenager with a remarkable talent for martial arts. When her mother develops cancer, the youngster becomes an underworld debt collector to fund treatment, coming into conflict with a deadly Mob boss. Action adventure, starring JeeJa Yanin and Hiroshi Abe. In Thai, Japanese and EnglishFilm/Adventure
01:15Bad News Bears[SUB HD]A washed-up and embittered baseball player struggles with bad memories of a failed sports career. When his exasperated lawyer suggests he coach a team of Little-League losers, he begins to turn himself and the youngsters into a force to be reckoned with. Richard Linklater's remake of the 1970s comedy, starring Billy Bob Thornton, Greg Kinnear, Marcia Gay Harden and Emmanuel EstradaFilm/Comedy