Film Four & Film Four +1: 28-06-2013.

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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 Virgin Queen[SUB HD]Sir Walter Raleigh forms a close relationship with Elizabeth I, hoping to gain her political support to further his ambition to head an expedition to America. However, his plans are compromised by his love for one of the monarch's ladies-in-waiting. Historical drama, starring Bette Davis, Richard Todd and Joan CollinsFilm/General Movie/Drama

14:55Murphy's War[SUB]A sailor survives the torpedoing of his ship and is taken to a mission hospital. As he recuperates, he becomes increasingly obsessed with avenging the deaths of his fellow crewmen by rebuilding a downed plane and using it to destroy the Nazi submarine responsible. Second World War drama, starring Peter O'Toole, Sian Phillips, Philippe Noiret and Horst JansonFilm/War

17:00I Was Monty's Double[BW]Fact-based drama about actor and army officer ME Clifton-James, whose remarkable resemblance to General Montgomery saw him selected for a special assignment during the Second World War. He was trained to imitate the general perfectly, and sent on a tour of North Africa to keep the real Montgomery's whereabouts unknown to the enemy. Clifton-James stars as both himself and Monty, alongside John Mills and Cecil ParkerFilm/War

19:05Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging[SUB AD HD]A 14-year-old girl struggles to cope with the torments of growing up, fitting in and finding a boyfriend. Tired of being a social outcast, she plans to throw the perfect birthday party to win the respect of her peers. Comedy drama based on Louise Rennison's series of novels, starring Georgia Groome, Alan Davies, Karen Taylor and Aaron JohnsonFilm/Comedy/General Movie/Drama

21:00Die Hard 2[SUB AD HD]Tough cop John McClane arrives at an airport to pick up his wife but finds himself plunged into a bloody life-or-death struggle. He must battle terrorists who have seized control of the terminal as part of a campaign to secure the release of a convicted drug baron. Action thriller sequel, starring Bruce Willis, Bonnie Bedelia, William Sadler, Franco Nero and William AthertonFilm/Detective/Thriller

23:20The Running Man[SUB HD]A helicopter pilot is framed for the murder of starving civilians - and ends up being forced to take part in a brutal TV game show in which a succession of gadget-wielding killers hunt him on the streets of Los Angeles. Sci-fi action adventure, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Yaphet Kotto, Maria Conchita Alonso and Richard DawsonFilm/Science Fiction

01:15Looking for Eric[SUB AD HD]A stressed postman's life is starting to unravel, as he tries to cope with two rebellious teenage stepsons and wonders if he made a mistake leaving his first wife. Desperately seeking salvation, he finds an unlikely mentor when Eric Cantona miraculously appears in his bedroom and provides the benefit of his philosophical wisdom. Ken Loach's comedy drama, starring the former footballer alongside Steve EvetsFilm/Comedy/General Movie/Drama

03:30Looking for Eric Special[SUB]Ken Loach and Eric Cantona discuss their film, in which the footballer plays himself helping a hapless fan through his personal crisesFilm/Cinema