Film Four 18-08-08.

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(last updated Mon 18 Aug 2008, 05:25 BST)

1.00pm The Silver Fleet
1943 The chief of a Dutch shipyard finds himself shunned by his neighbours and loved ones for helping the Nazis create a new kind of submarine. Little do they suspect he's come up with a plan to destroy his latest creation as well as those who ordered him to build it. Excellent World War Two melodrama, starring Ralph Richardson, Esmond Knight, Googie Withers and Frederick Burtwell

2.45pm The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
1989 Emily Hudson and Aleks Darowska star as brave cousins who discover their wicked governess (Stephanie Beacham) is out to get her hands on their rightful inheritance. They vow to reclaim what is theirs only to discover they have a battle on their hands. Chilling children's adventure with some disturbing scenes, also starring Mel Smith, Richard O'Brien, Geraldine James and Jane Horrocks

4.35pm Fathom
1967 Tongue-in-cheek espionage romp, starring Raquel Welch as a glamorous sky-diver hired by an American spy to retrieve a bomb-triggering device lost in the Mediterranean. However, she begins to suspect her shady employer isn't entirely what he seems, and soon finds herself involved in a frantic search for a priceless statuette. With Tony Franciosa, Ronald Fraser, Richard Briers and Clive Revill

6.30pm I Am Sam
2001 A father with learning disabilities is faced with losing custody of his beloved daughter as her intelligence begins to outstrip his. But he won't give her up without a fight, prompting him to begin a battle to make the authorities see the error of their ways with help from a high-powered lawyer. Emotional drama, starring Sean Penn who picked up an Oscar nomination for his performance Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianne Wiest and Dakota Fanning

9.00pm Men of Honor
2000 Cuba Gooding Jnr stars as a Navy recruit who resolves to beat racism and become the force's first black diver. However, his superior officers are determined to see him fail, and when he loses a leg, his goal seems impossible until he receives help from an unexpected source. Fact-based drama, with Robert De Niro, Charlize Theron and Hal Holbrook

11.25pm Dawn of the Dead
2004 A mysterious plague leaves civilisation overrun by flesh-eating zombies, forcing desperate survivors to retreat to a shopping mall. It's refreshing to see George A Romero's classic receiving a stylish reinvention that stands comparison with the original. Ving Rhames, Sarah Polley and Jake Weber are among the excellent cast fighting off the athletic undead, while Zack Snyder's direction gives proceedings a cool, contemporary sheen

1.20am The Entity
1983 Psychological thriller based on actual events, about a woman inexplicably subjected to repeated attacks by a terrifying invisible force. Barbara Hershey, Ron Silver and Jacqueline Brooks star

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