Film Four & Film Four +1: 09-12-2012.

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Guadalcanal Diary[SUB BW]A highly trained US Marine platoon fights against Japanese forces for control of a vital military base in the Pacific. Second World War drama, based on the book by Richard Tregaskis, starring Preston Foster, Anthony Quinn, Lloyd Nolan, William Bendix and Richard ConteFilm/War

12:55The A-Team Special[SUB]The cast and director discuss the action adventure based on the 1980s TV showFilm/Cinema

13:00Ice Age: The Meltdown[SUB HD]Sid the sloth, Manny the mammoth and Diego the sabre-toothed tiger grimly realise the good life is about to come to an abrupt end as flood waters threaten their homes. However, a vulture suggests they could turn an old giant tree into a boat and make their escape, so the three friends set off in search of it. Animated adventure sequel, with the voices of Ray Romano, John Leguizamo and Denis LearyFilm/Animated Movie/Drama

14:45The Family Stone[SUB AD HD]A New York career woman struggles to make the right impression on her bohemian future in-laws when they meet her over Christmas. She decides to call on her younger sister for advice and support, but matters take a turn for the worse when her fiance becomes besotted by the gorgeous girl. Comedy drama, starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Dermot Mulroney, Diane Keaton, Craig T Nelson and Claire DanesFilm/Comedy

16:50Local Hero[SUB]An American oil company representative is sent to buy a Scottish coastal village so it can be demolished to make way for a new refinery. He gradually takes a shine to the place, while the locals are more interested in the money they can get for parting with it. Bill Forsyth's comedy drama, starring Peter Riegert, Burt Lancaster, Denis Lawson, Peter Capaldi, Jenny Seagrove and Fulton MackayFilm/Comedy

19:05Failure to Launch[SUB AD HD]A thirtysomething man has no intention of leaving the family home, so his exasperated parents respond by hiring a woman who earns her living enticing stay-at-home men to fall in love with her and then encouraging them to fly the nest. Romantic comedy, starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew McConaughey, with Kathy Bates and Zooey DeschanelFilm/Comedy

21:00Alien Resurrection[SUB HD]Scientists create a clone of Ripley to get hold of the alien queen growing inside her body and breed a new race of the monsters. However, when the creatures escape and turn on their makers, the new Ripley must lead a smuggling crew caught up in the mayhem to safety. Sci-fi thriller sequel, starring Sigourney Weaver, Winona Ryder and Ron PerlmanFilm/Science Fiction

23:10Chain Reaction[SUB AD HD]Two scientists devise a revolutionary process to produce energy from water - but instead of receiving professional acclaim, their work is subject to hi-tech sabotage. The pair are then framed for the murder of their mentor and forced to go on the run to clear their names. Action thriller, starring Keanu Reeves, Rachel Weisz, Morgan Freeman, Fred Ward and Brian CoxFilm/Detective/Thriller

01:15Sommersby[SUB]An American Civil War veteran returns to his Tennessee home town and put-upon wife, but doubts soon begin to grow about his true identity because of his markedly altered attitude toward her, and searching questions are asked. Romantic drama, starring Richard Gere, Jodie Foster, Bill Pullman and James Earl JonesFilm/General Movie/Drama

03:30Seven Psychopaths Interview SpecialIn Bruges director Martin McDonagh and Colin Farrell discuss working together again on the new crime comedyFilm/Cinema