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Sailor Beware! (PG) 1956 An able seaman goes to meet his prospective mother-in-law to discuss marriage arrangements, but finds his run-in with the old battleaxe a harrowing experience. So when he realises he'll never be able to escape her beady eye, he's suddenly afflicted with a case of cold feet and fails to turn up for his wedding. Comedy, starring Peggy Mount, Shirley Eaton, Ronald Lewis and Gordon Jackson (888)

Belles on Their Toes (U) 1952 Mother of twelve Myrna Loy decides to carry on her family business in the wake of her husband's death but finds many of their long-standing clients aren't happy working with a woman. Meanwhile, her many offspring are growing up fast, and love blossoms for her eldest daughter. Jolly sequel to popular 1950 comedy Cheaper by the Dozen, also starring Edward Arnold, Jeanne Crain, Debra Paget and Hoagy Carmichael (888)

Bugsy Malone (U) 1976 Director Alan Parker's much-loved slapstick musical spoof, featuring a cast composed entirely of children and following a war between rival gangsters in Twenties New York fought with custard pies and cream-firing tommy guns. When a slick mobster acquires devastating new weapons, his arch rival enlists the aid of a small-time chancer to steal them. Starring Scott Baio, Florrie Dugger and John Cassisi, with Jodie Foster on fine form in an acclaimed early appearance (888)

Battle of Britain (PG) 1969 Visually spectacular star-studded World War Two epic focusing on the exploits of the brave Allied airmen who prevented marauding Nazi forces invading Britain. The impressive ensemble cast features a host of big names, including Laurence Olivier, Robert Shaw, Christopher Plummer and Michael Caine (888)

Forrest Gump (12) 1994 Comedy drama, starring Tom Hanks as the simple soul bumbling through a bizarre series of adventures which lead to him becoming a football star, national hero and millionaire businessman. Robert Zemeckis's emotional and often humorous tale also stars Sally Field, Robin Wright Penn and Gary Sinise (888)

Twisted (15) 2004 Cop Ashley Judd finds herself in the firing line when her former lovers are targeted by a serial killer not only has she got to deal with her grief, but she soon starts to suspect that she'll be next on the murderer's list. Thriller, also starring Samuel L Jackson, Andy Garcia and Russell

The King (15) 2005 Gael Garcia Bernal stars as Elvis, a young American who, after being discharged from the navy, travels to Texas to track down the father who abandoned him as a baby. Elvis discovers his estranged parent is now a prominent churchman who wants nothing to do with his illegitimate son, so the rejected young man decides to exact revenge by embarking on an affair with the preacher's daughter. Gripping drama, also with William Hurt and Pell James (888)

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