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Fathom (U) 1967 A glamorous skydiver is hired by intelligence agents to retrieve the triggering device for a hydrogen bomb that a US Army defector has hidden in a statuette, and stop it falling into the hands of the Chinese. However, she begins to suspect her mysterious employers are involved in an elaborate double-cross as she searches frantically for the detonator. Espionage comedy, starring Raquel Welch, Tony Franciosa, Ronald Fraser and Richard Briers (888)

The Diamond Queen (U) 1953 A French adventurer sets off for India in search of a gem for the crown of King Louis XIV. On his travels he encounters the beautiful queen of Nepal, who just happens to have a diamond that fits the bill. However, the presence of her envious lover, and a few man-eating tigers, hampers the hero's quest. Swashbuckling adventure, starring Fernando Lamas, Arlene Dahl, Sheldon Leonard and Gilbert Roland (888)

The Sheriff of Fractured Jaw (U) 1958 A stiff-upper-lipped English salesman accidentally foils a raid on a stagecoach. Having acquired an undeserved reputation as a fearsome gunslinger, he is asked to become a lawman in a wild frontier town a job with a very short life expectancy. Comedy Western, starring Kenneth More, Jayne Mansfield, Ronald Squire and Robert Morley (888)

The Hot Rock (U) 1972 Two bungling brothers-in-law are hired by an African ambassador to steal a priceless diamond from the Brooklyn Museum so it can be returned to its country of origin. However, no sooner do they have the gem than they manage to lose it, and face a race against time to retrieve it. Crime comedy based on the novel by Donald Westlake, starring Robert Redford, George Segal, Ron Leibman, Zero Mostel, Paul Sand and Moses Gunn (888)

The Bridges of Madison County (12) 1995 A lonely housewife meets an itinerant photographer in 1965, and the pair embark on a passionate affair over the course of four days while her children and husband are away from home. Thirty years after her death, her children discover the secret of their mother's illicit affair and begin to reassess their own a lives as a result. Romantic drama directed by and starring Clint Eastwood. With Meryl Streep, Annie Corley, Victor Slezak and Jim Haynie. Based on the novel by Robert James Waller (888)

Forrest Gump (12) 1994 The tale of a simple soul who bumbles through a bizarre series of adventures, which lead to him becoming a football star, national hero and millionaire businessman. Robert Zemeckis's Oscar-winning comedy drama, starring Tom Hanks, Sally Field, Robin Wright Penn and Gary Sinise (888)

Elektra (12) 2005 A martial arts expert returns from the dead to embark on a new career as an assassin. When she is tasked with the killing of a father and his daughter, she has a pang of conscience and races to save their lives and her own from a secret ninja society with mystical powers. Comic-book adventure, with Jennifer Garner reprising her role from Daredevil, alongside Goran Visnjic, Kirsten Prout and Terence Stamp (888)

Sawdust and Tinsel (18) 1953 A travelling circus arrives in a small town, where ringmaster Albert attempts a reconciliation with his estranged wife. However, this drives his jealous lover into the arms of another man, who rejects and humiliates her. Albert's efforts to defend her only lead to further misery, and he is left contemplating suicide. Ingmar Bergman's drama, starring Ake Gronberg and Harriet Andersson

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