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11:00The Tall Stranger[SUB]A Union soldier struggles to recover from a violent encounter with a gang of lawless cattle rustlers, but his recuperation is cut short as he works to ensure the safety of a group of Confederate homesteaders journeying north at the end of the Civil War. Western based on a novel by Louis L'Amour, starring Joel McCrea, Virginia Mayo, Michael Ansara and Michael PateFilm/Western
12:40The Password Is Courage[SUB BW]Fact-based Second World War comedy drama about a British sergeant-major held captive at a notorious German prison camp in occupied Poland, who makes a series of daring attempts to contact the resistance and lead his fellow PoWs to freedom. Starring Dirk Bogarde, Maria Perschy, Alfred Lynch and Reginald BeckwithFilm/Comedy/War
15:00Death Drums Along the River[SUB]A British inspector is called to Africa to investigate the murder of a fellow policeman and uncovers a diamond-smuggling operation seemingly connected with an upriver hospital. Mystery, based on Edgar Wallace's novel Sanders on the River, starring Richard Todd, Marianne Koch, Albert Lieven and Walter RillaFilm/Mystery
16:45Storm Over the Nile[SUB]A British Army officer resigns his commission on the eve of a campaign in Sudan to be with his fiancee. His comrades accuse him of cowardice, and when he learns his girlfriend thinks the same, he becomes determined to salvage his reputation. Disguised as an Arab, he finally has the chance to redeem himself when his friends are captured in battle. Period adventure, with Laurence Harvey, Anthony Steel, Ronald Lewis and Mary UreFilm/Adventure
18:55The 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
21:00Hot Tub Time Machine[SUB AD HD]A man suffering a mid-life crisis tries to recapture his lost youth by going back to his old haunts with two equally unhappy friends and his teenage nephew. They end up transported back to 1986 and are tempted to give themselves the lives they always wanted - despite warnings that they must not change anything. Sci-fi comedy, starring John Cusack, Clark Duke, Craig Robinson and Rob CorddryFilm/Comedy/Science Fiction
22:55The Rocky Horror Picture Show[SUB HD]A young strait-laced couple stranded by a storm take shelter in an eerie castle, where they are enticed into the weird world of a menagerie of debauched characters - presided over by a mad sex-crazed transvestite scientist - and undergo a startling transformation as they let go of their inhibitions. Cult musical, with Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick and the show's creator Richard O'BrienFilm/Musical
00:50Lake Placid[SUB HD]A palaeontologist, a game warden, a conspiracy theorist and a redneck sheriff each set out to investigate a mysterious death on the shore of a lake, only to find themselves up against a man-eating 30ft crocodile with an insatiable appetite. Comedy horror, starring Bill Pullman, Bridget Fonda, Oliver Platt, Brendan Gleeson and Betty WhiteFilm/Horror/Comedy
02:25We 3[HD]Three university friends share an apartment after they graduate, but are unable to find work. They support themselves by turning their lives into a reality show, seeking sponsorship from a store keen to market their youthful lifestyle. However, maintaining a public image creates a complex web of lies. Drama, starring Gabriel Godoy, Victor Mendes and Juliana Schalch. In PortugueseFilm/General Movie/Drama