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Smoky (PG) 1946 A drifter finds a home and a purpose when he rescues a rancher's beloved horse, and is hired to train the unpredictable beast. A strong bond develops between man and steed, but it all goes horribly wrong when his no-good brother steals the animal and a botched rescue attempt leads to the horse escaping into the wild. Western, starring Fred MacMurray, Anne Baxter and Burl Ives (888)

A Letter to Three Wives (PG) 1949 A trio of picnicking women receive word that a mutual friend has run off with one of their husbands but does not say which one. Fearing the worst, the three women each think back over the ups and downs of their marriages, looking for reasons the relationship might be in jeopardy. Oscar-winning comedy, starring Jeanne Crain, Kirk Douglas, Ann Sothern, Linda Darnell and Jeffrey Lynn (888)

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (U) 1962 A shy, naive lawyer falls foul of a ruthless gunslinger while on his way to the small town of Shinbone. Rescued by a local woman, he devotes himself to helping the townsfolk while searching for a way to bring the bandit to justice. But he comes to realise that a more violent approach may be needed. John Ford's Western, starring James Stewart, Lee Marvin, John Wayne, Woody Strode and Vera Miles

Carpool (PG) 1996 A stressed-out executive takes over the task of ferrying children to school. However, his already chaotic life takes a turn for the worse when he and the kids are held hostage by a down-on-his-luck carnival owner who has just relieved a gang of bank robbers of their ill-gotten gains. Comedy, starring Tom Arnold, David Paymer, Rhea Perlman and Rod Steiger

The X Files (15) 1998 FBI special agents Mulder and Scully are reassigned from their paranormal investigations to deal with a terrorist attack on a government building. But they discover the bombing is an attempt to cover up the existence of an alien virus that threatens all life on Earth. Sci-fi thriller based on the cult TV series, starring David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Martin Landau and Armin Mueller-Stahl (888)

The Football Factory (18) 2004 Hard-drinking Tommy Johnson uses his love of football as an excuse for indulging in regular bouts of violence. However, the simmering conflict between fans of rival teams soon spirals out of control when Tommy is accused of raping the sister of a fellow hooligan. Drama, based on John King's novel, starring Danny Dyer, Frank Harper and Neil Maskell (888)

Infernal Affairs 3 (15) 2003 A hard-bitten Hong Kong cop is cleared of any involvement in the death of a fellow officer and returns to work. However, he is convinced the department is awash with gangland informers and sets out to expose them. But his task is made more difficult because he must keep his own shady connections a secret. Thriller, the final part of the crime trilogy, starring Andy Lau and Leon Lai

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