Film Four & Film Four +1 29-04-08.

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(last updated Tue 29 Apr 2008, 05:25 BST)

1.00pm The Diamond Queen (U)

1953 French adventurer Fernando Lamas sets off to India in search of a gem for the crown of King Louis XIV. On his travels he encounters the beautiful queen of Nepal, who just happens to have a diamond that fits the bill. However, the presence of her envious lover, and a few man-eating tigers, complicates the hero's quest. Swashbuckling tale, with Arlene Dahl, Sheldon Leonard and Gilbert Roland (888)

2.45pm The Good Die Young (PG)

1954 A psychotic playboy persuades three equally troubled crooks to help rob a mail van. However, while the heist itself succeeds, violent tensions among the gang members threaten to ruin their triumph. Conflict is inevitable, but there's no telling who will come out on top and escape with the loot. Powerful psychological melodrama, starring Laurence Harvey, Richard Basehart and Joan Collins (888)

4.40pm The Long Ships (PG)

1963 Richard Widmark plays a valiant Viking warrior who vows to find a priceless golden bell. He manages to send most of his rivals off on a wild goose chase, leaving him free to hunt at his own pace. But he reckons without the intervention of ambitious Saracens, who realise what he's up to and are determined to claim the prize themselves. Seafaring adventure, also starring Sidney Poitier, Rosanna Schiaffino and Russ Tamblyn

7.05pm Happy-Go-Lucky Preview A look at Mike Leigh's new comedy-drama, introduced by the director and star Sally Hawkins

7.15pm Thunderbirds Are Go! (U)

1966 Energetic feature-length adventure based on Gerry Anderson's hit puppet series. International Rescue are called in to save the first manned Mars probe from sinister hijacker The Hood, and ensure a second mission runs smoothly. Featuring the voices of Shane Rimmer, Ray Barrett, Alexander Davion, Peter Dyneley, Christine Finn and Cliff Richard, voicing a puppet version of himself

9.00pm Fantastic Four (PG)

2005 When a group of astronauts are exposed to cosmic rays they each develop special powers. However, one of them decides to use his new-found strength for his own nefarious ends, leaving the others to join forces and stop him. Starring Ioan Gruffudd, Michael Chiklis, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans and Julian McMahon (888)

11.00pm Big Trouble in Little China (15)

1986 An all-American trucker encounters supernatural goings-on while trying to rescue a friend's fiancee from the clutches of an immortal sorcerer in Los Angeles' Chinatown. John Carpenter's tongue-in-cheek adventure, starring Kurt Russell as an entertainingly inept action hero, with Dennis Dun as his far cleverer sidekick. Kim Cattrall, James Hong and Victor Wong also star

1.00am 2046 (12)

2004 Offbeat romance with just a dash of time travel thrown in, from acclaimed director Wong Kar-Wai. The film follows the romantic liaisons of a pulp fiction writer over the years, interspersed with scenes from his latest novel about a man's efforts to change his ways. Tony Leung Chiu-Wai, Gong Li, Takuya Kimura, Faye Wong and Zhang Ziyi star