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FilmFour (last updated Fri 24 Apr 2009, 05:25 BST)

The Dark Corner (U) 1946 A private eye is released after serving a prison sentence for a crime he did not commit. When he thinks someone is trying to kill him, he becomes convinced the real perpetrator is his old lawyer. But when the attorney turns up dead, the detective becomes the prime suspect. Thriller, starring Mark Stevens, Lucille Ball, Clifton Webb and William Bendix

Oliver Twist (U) 1948 A runaway orphan becomes involved with a dangerous gang of backstreet thieves and pickpockets led by the elderly crook Fagin, and ends up in peril after a wealthy benefactor tries to save him from a life of crime. Drama, based on the Charles Dickens classic, starring John Howard Davies, Alec Guinness, Anthony Newley and Robert Newton (888)

The Hound of the Baskervilles (PG) 1959 Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are asked to protect the last remaining member of the aristocratic Baskerville family, who is believed to be in danger from a monstrous spectral hound roaming the remote Devon moors. Hammer version of Arthur Conan Doyle's classic mystery, starring Peter Cushing, Andre Morrell, Christopher Lee, John Le Mesurier and Miles Malleson (888)

Project X (PG) 1987 An airman is assigned to work at a secret establishment where chimpanzees are supposedly being trained to operate flight test simulators. But when he learns the innocent primates are being subjected to dangerous levels of radiation to test human endurance, he resolves to set them free. Comedy drama, starring Matthew Broderick, Helen Hunt, Bill Sadler and Jonathan Stark (888)

East Is East (15) 1999 Pakistani chip shop owner George Khan tries to keep his seven unruly children under control in 1970s Salford. Revelling in the pleasures of adolescence, the flares-wearing youngsters seem determined to ignore his moral advice but a shock is in store for two of his sons in the shape of arranged marriages. Comedy drama, starring Om Puri, Linda Bassett, Jimi Mistry and Archie Panjabi (888)

The Rules of Attraction (18) 2002 A love triangle develops between three troubled students at an affluent arts college. As womanising drug dealer Sean falls for virginal student Lauren, convinced she is in love with him, he finds himself pursued by her bisexual ex-boyfriend Paul. Black comedy adapted from the novel by Bret Easton Ellis, starring James Van Der Beek, Shannyn Sossamon and Ian Somerhalder (888)

Ripley's Game (15) 2002 Charismatic sociopath Tom Ripley is persuaded to organise the assassination of a Russian gangster. He decides that a terminally ill art dealer would make the ideal killer, but the situation soon spirals out of even the master manipulator's control. Thriller, based on Patricia Highsmith's novel, starring John Malkovich Ray Winstone, Dougray Scott and Lena Headey (888)

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