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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.
11:00Only the Valiant[SUB BW]A tough cavalry officer selects six unlikely comrades to undertake a vital mission to defend an isolated fort against marauding Apaches. His men's initial hostility soon turns to respect, however, as they realise his wily ways will see them through the conflict. Western adventure based on a novel by Charles Marquis Warren, starring Gregory Peck, Barbara Payton, Ward Bond and Lon Chaney JrFilm/Western
13:05The 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
15:00Destination Moon[SUB]A tycoon decides it is vitally important the US send a rocket to the moon before the Russians get there, and seeks the aid of a scientist and an air force general in achieving his goal. However, they find many obstacles in their way, and even when the mission is a success, it turns out getting back may not be easy. Sci-fi adventure, starring John Archer, Tom Powers and Warner AndersonFilm/Science Fiction/Adventure
16:55The Desperadoes[SUB HD]When the bank in a small Utah town is robbed, a reformed outlaw travelling through the area is the prime suspect, and ends up behind bars. However, the local sheriff is convinced the former bandit really has changed his ways, so breaks him out of prison to help track down the real culprits. Western, starring Glenn Ford, Randolph Scott and Evelyn KeyesFilm/Western
18:40Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home[SUB AD HD]The Enterprise crew travels back in time to prevent an alien probe destroying the Earth. The only thing that can avert the disaster is a humpback whale, a creature extinct in the 23rd century - but adjusting to life back in 1986 proves a distinct challenge. Sci-fi adventure sequel, starring William Shatner, DeForest Kelley and Leonard Nimoy, who also directedFilm/Science Fiction/Adventure
21:00Mission: Impossible[SUB HD]Secret agents suspect there is a traitor in their organisation when their latest assignment ends in disaster. The sole survivor is accused of being the mole, forcing him to go on the run to clear his name. However, in the process, he discovers a former Russian spy is selling information about the world's leading undercover operatives. Action thriller based on the 1960s TV series, starring Tom Cruise, Jon Voight and Ving RhamesFilm/Detective/Thriller
23:10The Informers[SUB HD]The decadent lives of assorted amoral residents of 1980s Los Angeles, including an ageing newsreader, a successful movie producer, a drug-addled rock star and a hotel doorman drawn into kidnapping, interweave over the course of a week. Drama based on Bret Easton Ellis' novel, starring Billy Bob Thornton, Kim Basinger, Mickey Rourke and Winona RyderFilm/General Movie/Drama
01:00Flags of our Fathers[SUB HD]The stories of three of the men in the famous photograph of US servicemen raising their flag on the island of Iwo Jima. After returning home from the battlefield, the veterans grapple with an increasing sense of survivor guilt as they struggle to adjust to everyday life. Clint Eastwood's Second World War drama, starring Adam Beach, Ryan Phillippe, Jesse Bradford, Jamie Bell and Paul WalkerFilm/War