Film Four & Film Four +1: 16-12-2012.

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Carry On Doctor[SUB AD]A popular doctor is sacked after after a misunderstanding ruins his reputation, prompting the furious patients to stage a revolt against the luckless medic's strait-laced superiors. Meanwhile, the hospital head has his own problems after becoming the unlikely romantic target of a strict matron. Comedy, with Frankie Howerd, Jim Dale, Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey and Hattie JacquesFilm/Comedy

12:55The Hobbit Interview SpecialPeter Jackson discusses returning to the world of The Lord of the Rings for his new fantasy trilogyFilm/Cinema

13:00Meet Dave[SUB HD]Tiny emotionless aliens on a mission to save their homeworld travel to Earth aboard a spacecraft in human form, where they plan to drain the planet's oceans. However, the miniature explorers have a change of heart when they encounter Man - and are unprepared for their vessel falling in love. Sci-fi comedy, starring Eddie Murphy and Elizabeth BanksFilm/Comedy/Science Fiction

14:45The Belles of St Trinian's[SUB BW]The mischievous schoolgirls hope to get rich quick by betting on a racehorse belonging to a wealthy classmate's father. However, they first have to foil a gang of thieves planning to steal the animal and outwit an undercover policewoman sent to infiltrate the school disguised as a teacher. Comedy, starring Alastair Sim, Joyce Grenfell and George ColeFilm/Comedy

16:35The Remains of the Day[SUB HD]A butler in a 1930s aristocratic household has dedicated himself to serving his master, putting duty above all else and repressing his affection for the housekeeper, who also happens to be in love with him. On the outbreak of war, the nobleman's Nazi sympathies come to light, marking a change of heart in the old servant, who looks back with misgivings about the loyalty that may have cost him dearly. Period drama, with Anthony Hopkins, Emma Thompson and James FoxFilm/General Movie/Drama

19:15Jumper[SUB AD HD]A man discovers he has the ability to teleport, a talent he cleverly exploits to rob banks undetected while living a life of luxury all over the world. However, he soon learns he is not the only one with this power - and that a secret society of religious fanatics is determined to wipe out him and all of his kind. Fantasy thriller, with Hayden Christensen, Jamie Bell and Samuel L JacksonFilm/Detective/Thriller/Fantasy

21:00Die Hard[SUB AD HD]New York cop John McClane visits Los Angeles to see his family over the Christmas holiday. Stopping off at his wife's place of work, he realises armed men have taken over the building and are holding the corporation's staff to ransom - and only he has the ability to fight back. Action thriller, starring Bruce Willis, Alan Rickman and Bonnie BedeliaFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:40Slither[SUB AD HD]A meteorite lands in a small rural town, infecting a local man with a virus that causes him to mutate into a flesh-eating monster, which spawns alien parasites that take over their victims and transforms them into bloodthirsty zombies. The local sheriff attempts to wipe out the infestation before it can spread any further. Comedy horror, starring Nathan Fillion, Michael Rooker and Elizabeth BanksFilm/Horror/Comedy

01:30Death to Smoochy[SUB]Premiere. A children's TV star is fired after being caught taking bribes to let youngsters on his show - and promptly embarks on an increasingly terrifying campaign of revenge on the lovable cuddly rhino who `stole' his slot in the schedules. Black comedy from director Danny DeVito, who also stars, alongside Robin Williams, Edward Norton, Catherine Keener and John StewartFilm/Comedy

03:40Seven Psychopaths Interview SpecialIn Bruges director Martin McDonagh and Colin Farrell discuss working together again on the new crime comedyFilm/Cinema