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Five Against the House (PG) 1955 A group of students on a trip to Las Vegas overhear a cop say that a luxury casino is impossible to rob. They become determined to prove him wrong by coming up with a scheme for the perfect heist. However, while the scheme is to return the money when they've made their point, one of the gang plans to keep it. Thriller, starring Guy Madison and Kim Novak

The Left Hand of God (U) 1955 An American mercenary working for a warlord in 1940s China has second thoughts about his employer, so assumes the identity of a dead priest to make his escape. Seeking sanctuary in a mountain mission, he reluctantly settles into a religious life. But his cover is threatened when he falls for a nurse. Drama, starring Humphrey Bogart, Gene Tierney and Lee J Cobb

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)

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe (PG) 1991 An unfulfilled housewife who is neglected by her husband pays a visit to a nursing home, where she meets a spirited old lady with a fondness for telling tall tales. Her new friend inspires her to turn her life around with the story of two unconventional women at the helm of a restaurant in Depression-era Alabama. Drama, starring Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary-Louise Parker and Mary Stuart Masterson (888)

Adrift (15) 2006 A couple and their baby join three of their friends for a yachting trip. During the party, all the adults go swimming, only to realise they have forgotten to put a ladder out, leaving them stranded in the sea with no way of getting back on board while the baby is left unattended on deck. Thriller, starring Eric Dane, Susan May Pratt and Richard Speight Jr (888)

GI Jane (15) 1997 A US Navy lieutenant makes history by becoming the first woman to join the elite Seals commando unit. Barked at by the no-nonsense platoon sergeant and mocked by her fellow trainees, she soon realises that her place in the squad is nothing more than a publicity stunt so she decides to prove her true worth by demanding equal treatment. Military adventure, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Demi Moore, Anne Bancroft, Jason Beghe and Viggo Mortensen (888)

Autumn Sonata (15) 1978 Widowed concert pianist Charlotte visits her daughter Eva for the first time in seven years, and is shocked to find her caring for her handicapped sister, whom the musician had placed in an institution. Old resentments soon come bubbling to the surface, as Eva struggles to cope with the neglect her mother inflicted on her in her childhood. Ingmar Bergman's drama, with Ingrid Bergman and Liv Ullmann

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