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Small Time Crooks (PG) 1999 A petty thief plots to rob a bank by tunneling in from the vacant shop next door, so he gets his wife to open a bakery as a cover for the heist. Unfortunately, the robbery goes awry but the cookie shop proves a big hit, providing the crooks with an unexpected source of riches. Comedy, written, directed by and starring Woody Allen. With Tracey Ullman, Hugh Grant, Elaine May and Michael Rapaport (888)

Dr Dolittle (PG) 1998 A doctor is stunned to discover he can talk to animals. It is not long before his home is taken over by an assortment of ailing creatures in need of help, but when the medic's odd behaviour attracts his colleagues' attention, he is forced to rely on his new-found furry friends to save him from the asylum. Comedy, starring Eddie Murphy, Ossie Davis and Oliver Platt (888)

Kiki's Delivery Service (PG) 1989 A witch moves to a new town, hoping to forge a life for herself. Despite the objections of the locals, a kindly baker offers her a job delivering bread by broom but events take a strange turn when she suddenly loses her powers. Animated fantasy from Spirited Away director Hayao Miyazaki, with the voices of Kirsten Dunst, Phil Hartman, Debbie Reynolds and Janeane Garofalo (888)

Genevieve (U) 1953 Two rival motoring enthusiasts engage in a friendly race on the way back from the London-to-Brighton veteran car rally. However, their light-hearted attitude turns into heated competition as they approach the finishing line, with their friendship seemingly doomed while their long-suffering other halves have to contend with their obsession. Comedy, starring Dinah Sheridan, John Gregson, Kenneth More and Kay Kendall (888)

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Made in America (12) 1993 A school project leads a black woman to discover she is the product of artificial insemination. When she tracks down her biological father, she is horrified to find that he is a brash white second-hand car salesman, notorious for his outrageous TV ads, and with little inclination to take on the responsibilities of parenthood. Romantic comedy, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Ted Danson, Nia Long and Will Smith

Snakes on a Plane (15) 2006 An FBI agent is assigned to protect a witness in the trial of a feared crime boss. However, when they board a plane from Hawaii to Los Angeles, the gangster's henchmen hatch an ingenious plan to deal with them by releasing 450 poisonous snakes smuggled on board the aircraft. Tongue-in-cheek thriller, starring Samuel L Jackson, Julianna Margulies and Jonathan Phillips (888)

Teaching Mrs Tingle (15) 1999 High school student Leigh Ann needs to finish top of her class in order to win a University scholarship, but faces an immovable obstacle in the shape of history teacher Mrs Tingle, who doesn't think her work up to scratch. When Leigh Ann is falsely accused of cheating on an exam, she resorts to desperate measures, kidnapping Mrs Tingle to try and force her to change her mind. Comedy thriller, starring Helen Mirren, Katie Holmes and Jeffrey Tambor

Beneath the Planet of the Apes (15) 1969 A second astronaut arrives on the strange simian-dominated world searching for his predecessor. As he journeys into the infamous forbidden zone, he discovers an underground cult of psychic mutants. Meanwhile, a military coup has taken place among the ape society, leading to an inevitable battle. Sci-fi sequel, with James Franciscus, Charlton Heston and Kim Hunter (888)

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