Film Four & Film Four +1: 31-12-2012.

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00The Lavender Hill Mob[SUB BW]An unassuming bank worker masterminds a plot to steal 1million in gold bullion, then melts it down and turns it into statues of the Eiffel Tower that can easily be exported - but the plan soon goes awry, with hilarious results. Ealing comedy, starring Alec Guinness, Stanley Holloway, Sid James and Audrey HepburnFilm/Comedy

12:40The Golden Child[SUB HD]A private eye is recruited by a group of Buddhist mystics and sent on a mission to rescue an abducted boy whose supernatural powers will enable him to bring about world peace. However, the kidnapper is actually a demon in human form, determined to ensure the youngster does not fulfil his destiny. Fantasy adventure, starring Eddie Murphy, Charles Dance and Charlotte LewisFilm/Fantasy

14:30Stardust[SUB AD HD]A young shop assistant in Victorian England enters a magical parallel world in search of a fallen star to give to the girl of his dreams. However, the star has taken on the form of a beautiful woman, whom he helps flee from a wicked witch and a murderous prince. Fantasy adventure, based on Neil Gaiman's graphic novel, with Charlie Cox, Claire Danes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Mark Strong and Sienna Miller. Narrated by Ian McKellenFilm/Fantasy/Adventure

17:05Grease[SUB AD HD]Rebellious American teenager Danny falls for innocent Australian girl Sandy during the summer holidays, but when he later finds out she is a new student at his school, he risks losing her love by trying to act cool in front of his friends. Romantic musical set in the 1950s, starring John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Didi Conn and Barry PearlFilm/Musical

19:15Zoolander[SUB AD HD]Dim male model Derek Zoolander is stunned to find his career going downhill thanks to the arrival of an equally vacuous rival - but fails to realise he is merely a pawn in a dangerous game of international espionage and world domination. Comedy, starring Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell, Milla Jovovich, Christine Taylor and David DuchovnyFilm/Comedy

21:00Predators[SUB HD]Hardened fighters from all over the world, including military veterans and ruthless criminals, are abducted by aliens and transported to a dangerous jungle planet. As they struggle to survive, they discover why they have been brought here - to be used as prey in a big-game hunt. Sci-fi thriller sequel, with Adrien Brody, Topher Grace, Alice Braga, Danny Trejo and Laurence FishburneFilm/Science Fiction

23:10Sexy Beast[SUB AD HD]A retired safe-breaker enjoying the high life in Spain becomes the target of unwanted attention when his psychotic former gangland boss comes looking to enlist his help and expertise for a major bank robbery in London. British crime thriller, starring Ray Winstone, Ben Kingsley, Ian McShane and Amanda RedmanFilm/Detective/Thriller

00:55Pitch Black Heist[SUB BW HD]Two safe crackers carry out a robbery - but the job is complicated by a light-activated alarm system that they can only get past by carrying out the crime in absolute darkness. Short drama, starring Liam Cunningham and Michael FassbenderGeneral Movie/Drama

01:10ChocolateA 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

03:00A Gun For George[SUB HD]Short film about a writer who arranged for gangsters to fund a movie adaptation of one of his books, only for the backers to murder his brother, who was playing the leading role. As his contract comes to an end, his thoughts turn to revenge. Starring Edward Halsted, Veronica Roberts and Tim SkeltonGeneral Movie/Drama

03:20Gee GeeA rowdy, drunken tenant moves into a stylish apartment block, but his neighbours do not appreciate his presence and force him to leave. However, one of the residents later starts to take on his characteristics. Drama, starring Elliot Cowan, David Morrissey and Morven ChristieGeneral Movie/Drama

03:40The Guides[SUB]A naive tourist visits a cathedral and discovers a portal to a grotesque world where time and space is distorted. Drama, directed by the League of Gentlemen's Jeremy DysonGeneral Movie/Drama