Film Four & Film Four +1: 20-10-2012.
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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
13:00Hope Floats[SUB HD]A former beauty queen's husband ruins her life by admitting on national TV that he is having an affair with her best friend. Humiliated and heartbroken, she returns to her childhood home, where a fledgling romance with a kind-hearted admirer gradually helps her regain a sense of purpose and self-esteem. Romantic drama, starring Sandra Bullock, Harry Connick Jr, Gena Rowlands and Mae WhitmanFilm/General Movie/Drama
15:15James and the Giant Peach[SUB]An unhappy orphan living with his cruel aunts discovers a gigantic peach growing in the garden. Venturing inside, he meets six friendly insects and together they embark on a magical journey. Animated and live-action fantasy, based on Roald Dahl's novel, starring Paul Terry, Joanna Lumley and Miriam Margolyes and featuring the voices of Susan Sarandon and Richard DreyfussFilm/Fantasy/Animated Movie/Drama
16:50The Nutty Professor[SUB HD]A shy, awkward chemistry teacher harbours a crush on a beautiful student. When he creates a potion that transforms him into an irresistible ladies' man, he comes close to attracting her attention - but at every critical moment the effects of the elixir wear off. Comedy, starring Jerry Lewis, Stella Stevens, Howard Morris and Kathleen FreemanFilm/Comedy
19:00Drillbit Taylor[SUB AD HD]Three kids fall foul of the local bully on their first day at high school, so they advertise for a bodyguard. However, they end up hiring a man who turns out to be a low-rent mercenary, and discover their new-found protector is not quite the hardened soldier of fortune he claims to be. Comedy, starring Owen Wilson, Leslie Mann, Nate Hartley and Troy GentileFilm/Comedy
21:00In Her Shoes[SUB AD HD]Two sisters have little in common - one is a financially irresponsible flirt and the other is a mature and staid lawyer. However, the pair are brought together when a dark family secret comes to light. Curtis Hanson's comedy drama, based on a novel by Jennifer Weiner, starring Cameron Diaz, Toni Collette and Shirley MacLaineFilm/General Movie/Drama/Comedy
23:35Final Destination 3[SUB AD HD]Minutes before boarding a rollercoaster with her friends, a high-school graduate has a premonition they will all die and persuades them to get off the ride - just before it crashes. However, death seems intent on catching up with them, as one by one they meet a gruesome end. Horror sequel, starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ryan Merriman, Kris Lemche, Alexz Johnson and Sam EastonFilm/Horror
01:20A Scanner Darkly[SUB]An undercover detective investigates a powerful new narcotic while leading a double life as a dealer. But living a lie and using his own drugs causes him to descend into paranoia and lose sense of his own identity. Richard Linklater's drama, based on Philip K Dick's novel, lays animation over action footage. Starring Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Robert Downey Jr and Woody HarrelsonFilm/Animated Movie/Drama