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Chain Gang (PG) 1950 An investigative journalist goes undercover as a chain gang guard to expose the brutality of those around him and the corrupt use of the convicts as cheap labour. Just as he is about to go public with his story, his cover is blown and he is forced to flee for his life. Drama, starring Douglas Kennedy and Marjorie Lord

13 Rue Madeleine (U) 1946 A group of US secret agents are sent on a mission to locate a secret German missile site in occupied France. World War Two thriller shot in the style of a news documentary, starring James Cagney, Walter Abel, Sam Jaffe and Melville Cooper (888)

The Flight of the Phoenix (PG) 1966 A plane crashes in the blazing heat of the desert and as time passes, the crew and passengers realise their only chance of making it through the ordeal alive is to repair the badly damaged craft. Adventure, starring James Stewart, Richard Attenborough, Peter Finch and Ernest Borgnine

Prince Valiant (U) 1954 A noble Viking knight is invited to King Arthur's court, only to discover sinister onlookers are plotting his and the ruler's demise. Adventure, based on the newspaper comic-strip by Hal Foster, starring Robert Wagner, Janet Leigh, James Mason and Debra Paget (888)

Rat Race (12) 2001 A casino magnate approaches a group of no-hopers with the offer of $2million to the first person to retrieve the sum from a locker in a train station in New Mexico, prompting a madcap cross-continent dash. Meanwhile, high-rolling gambling friends of the casino owner are placing bets on which of the bumbling contestants will win. Comedy, starring Seth Green, Cuba Gooding Jr, Rowan Atkinson, John Cleese and Whoopi Goldberg (888)

Office Space (15) 1999 A jaded computer programmer goes to bizarre lengths to get fired from his dull job but his new laid-back attitude leads to unexpected promotions as his arrogance is taken for supreme self-confidence by unwitting bosses. Offbeat satirical comedy, starring Ron Livingston, Jennifer Aniston, Ajay Naidu and Gary Cole (888)

Kiss of the Dragon (18) 2001 Chinese police officer Liu Jian travels to Paris in search of the head of an international drug ring. However, his target is a corrupt cop, who promptly frames him for murder. Fighting to clear his name, the officer finds an unlikely ally in an American prostitute who offers to testify against the crooked detective in return for help in rescuing her daughter. Martial arts adventure, starring Jet Li and Bridget Fonda (888)

Melinda and Melinda (12) 2004 The plight of a troubled woman is told in two parallel plot lines, one comic and the other tragic. In one tale, she finds herself the object of an out-of-work actor's affections, while in the other the betrayal of a close friend sends her into a suicidal depression. Comedy drama, written and directed by Woody Allen, starring Radha Mitchell, Will Ferrell, Jonny Lee Miller and Chiwetel Ejiofor (888)

Looking for Eric Special Ken Loach and Eric Cantona discuss their film, in which the footballer plays himself helping a hapless fan through his personal crises

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