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The Addams Family (PG) 1991 Black comedy based on the Sixties TV series. Morticia and Gomez, the creepy couple who treat life as one long scream, find their unconventional life threatened by an imposter claiming to be long-lost Uncle Fester but although they welcome him with open arms, they soon become suspicious. Starring Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Christina Ricci, Jimmy Workman and Carel Struycken

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (PG) 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 (888)

The Quiet Man (U) 1952 An American prizefighter (John Wayne in one of his most popular roles) retires from the ring after killing an opponent, and returns to his native Galway, where he soon ends up in trouble with the local squire. John Ford's Stirring Oscar-winning comedy, also starring Maureen O'Hara, Victor McLaglen, Barry Fitzgerald and Ward Bond

Del Toro on Hellboy II Director Guillermo del Toro discusses making the sequel to his comic book adventure

The Animal (12) 2001 A hapless wimp dreams of becoming a police officer, but thinks his chance has gone following a car accident which leaves him critically injured. That is, until a scientist offers to make his physique better than ever before by rebuilding him with the body parts of animals. All seems well, until some beastly traits begin to emerge. Wacky comedy, starring Rob Schneider, Edward Asner and Colleen Haskell

The Wedding Date (12) 2005 A single woman is horrified by the thought of attending her sister's wedding alone, a task made all the more daunting by the presence of her ex. Taking the bull by the horns, she hires a gigolo for the occasion but her decision has unexpected results. Romantic comedy, starring Debra Messing, Jack Davenport, Dermot Mulroney and Sarah Parish (888)

Dawn of the Dead (18) 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 (888)

Suspiria (18) 1977 An aspiring American ballerina and her fellow students are stalked through the halls of their European dance school by a coven of evil witches intent on turning them into anything but graceful stage stars. Acclaimed Italian director Dario Argento's influential horror thriller, starring Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini and Flavio Bucci (888)

2.30am Frightfest 2008: The New Blood Interviews with the British directors whose movies are showing at the annual horror film festival in London

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