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Angels Over Broadway (U) 1940 A man caught embezzling from his boss considers suicide. But help is at hand from three unlikely sources a petty con man who tries to lure him into a poker game, a beautiful woman the hustler enlists to persuade him, and a penniless playwright who finds his suicide note and sees a chance to make it rich. Drama, starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr, John Qualen, Rita Hayworth and Thomas Mitchell

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. However, his cover is threatened when he falls for a nurse. Drama, starring Humphrey Bogart, Gene Tierney and Lee J Cobb (888)

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (U) 1954 A Victorian scientist investigating the mysterious sinking of whaling ships in the Pacific falls overboard during an attack on his vessel. Along with a hardened mariner and a diver, he is picked up and taken captive by deranged submariner Captain Nemo and whisked away on a series of adventures in his futuristic submarine. Oscar-winning Disney fantasy, starring Kirk Douglas, James Mason, Paul Lukas and Peter Lorre (888)

The Vikings (PG) 1958 A Norse warrior becomes embroiled in a feud with a former slave over the succession to the Northumbrian throne, unaware his arch-enemy is really his half-brother. Matters come to a head when they both set their sights on a Welsh princess, leading to a confrontation but the situation is further complicated by the interference of England's sadistic king. Adventure, with Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, Ernest Borgnine and James Donald (888)

The Waterboy (12) 1998 An American football team's waterboy endures constant ridicule from the players, but one day his anger gets the better of him and he demonstrates an unexpected talent for tackling. He is soon given a chance to prove his worth on the pitch but has to keep his sporting career a secret from his overprotective mother. Comedy, starring Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Henry Winkler and Fairuza Balk (888)

The Hills Have Eyes (18) 2006 A road trip goes from bad to worse when a retired police detective and his family break down on a remote road and are then attacked by savage and deformed victims of a nuclear testing project. Remake of the Seventies horror, starring Kathleen Quinlan, Aaron Stanford, Vinessa Shaw, Ted Levine, Emilie de Ravin and Dan Byrd (888)

How to Get Ahead in Advertising (15) 1989 An advertising executive is driven to the brink of a nervous breakdown by his inability to come up with a slogan for his latest client. Disillusioned with consumerism, he resolves to give up his career, when a boil on his neck starts growing into a second head, which is determined to take over his body and return him to the money-grabbing worldview he is desperate to escape. Satirical comedy, with Richard E Grant, Rachel Ward and Richard Wilson (888)

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