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FilmFour (last updated Wed 15 Apr 2009, 05:25 BST)

The Miracle Woman (PG) 1931 A minister's daughter loses her faith following her father's death, and falls in with a con artist who puts her knowledge of the bible to good use by setting her up as a travelling preacher performing fake miracles in return for “donations”. However, an encounter with a blind war veteran makes her consider changing her ways. Frank Capra's drama, starring Barbara Stanwyck and David Manners (888)

The Scarlet Pimpernel (U) 1934 A foppish English dandy leads a double life as the elusive hero, rescuing aristocrats from the guillotine during the French revolution. Even his unsuspecting half-French wife is unaware of his secret, but gets drawn into his adventures when her own brother is threatened with execution. Period adventure, starring Leslie Howard, Merle Oberon, Raymond Massey and Nigel Bruce (888)

Great Expectations (PG) 1946 A penniless orphan falls madly in love with the cold-hearted adopted daughter of an eccentric old woman. A mysterious benefactor gives him the chance to rise through London's high society, but in the process, he forgets his humble roots and is unprepared for the strange truth about the girl he loves and the stranger funding his new life. Drama, based on Charles Dickens' novel, starring John Mills, Jean Simmons and Alec Guinness (888)

Just My Luck (PG) 2006 When a Manhattan woman blessed with an excess of good fortune kisses a terminally unlucky music promoter at a party, their fortunes switch, turning her life into a sequence of disasters. Romantic comedy, starring Lindsay Lohan, Chris Pine, Missi Pyle and Faizon Love, and featuring an appearance by pop group McFly

Little Children (15) 2006 Premiere. Two suburban parents stuck in unhappy marriages seek solace from their dull lives in a clandestine affair. Meanwhile, the arrival of a convicted sex offender into the neighbourhood sends their tightly-knit community into an uproar of suspicion and fear. Drama, starring Kate Winslet, Patrick Wilson, Jackie Earle Haley and Jennifer Connelly (888)

Final Destination 3 (15) 2006 Minutes before boarding a rollercoaster with her friends, a high school graduate has a nasty premonition they will all die and, to the relief of her pals, she persuades them to get off the ride before it crashes. But death seems intent on catching up with the teenagers as, one by one, they meet a gruesome end. Horror sequel, starring Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ryan Merriman and Kris Lemche (888)

Bright Young Things (15) 2003 A would-be writer hopes to raise enough money to marry his sweetheart, but a lost manuscript and a series of ill-advised wagers leaves this goal increasingly out of reach. Desperate to make something of himself, he throws himself into the world of high society, hoping to curry favour with the rich and influential. Thirties-set comedy, based on Evelyn Waugh's Vile Bodies, starring Emily Mortimer, Stephen Campbell Moore, James McAvoy and Michael Sheen (888)

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