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Innocents in Paris (PG) 1953 A series of stuffy British tourists have their horizons broadened during a visit to the French capital and some lucky travellers even find romance. Comedy, starring Alastair Sim, Margaret Rutherford, Jimmy Edwards, Claire Bloom, Laurence Harvey and Ronald Shiner (888)

South of St Louis (U) 1948 Western about a trio of southern farmers harassed by Unionists prior to the outbreak of the American Civil War. While one joins the Confederate army is a bid to fight back, the others go into the gun-running business leading the old friends into conflict with each other. Starring Joel McCrea, Zachary Scott, Dorothy Malone and Douglas Kennedy (888)

Heaven Can Wait (U) 1943 A roguish playboy dies and goes to Hell, but the Devil is not convinced he has sinned enough or has the wicked credentials to gain entry. This prompts the old rascal to recount the story of his outrageously immoral life, from stealing his cousin's fiancee to meddling in his son's romance with a singer. Fantasy comedy, starring Don Ameche, Laird Cregar, Gene Tierney and Spring Byington (888)

The Man in the Iron Mask (PG) 1977 The despotic king of France has imprisoned his identical twin the rightful monarch and to prevent his identification, the king sees to it that his brother always wears a metal mask. The musketeer D'Artagnan, though, has a plan to restore the rightful heir to the throne. Swashbuckling adventure, based on the classic story by Alexandre Dumas, with Richard Chamberlain in a dual role. Patrick McGoohan, Louis Jourdan and Jenny Agutter co-star (888)

Bogus (PG) 1996 Seven-year-old orphan Albert is taken in by his mother's foster sister, cynical businesswoman Harriet. Unhappy in his new home, the boy finds comfort in an imaginary friend, a gentle but giant Frenchman. Initially disregarding this as fantasy, Harriet comes to believe the imaginary friend might be real. Comedy, starring Whoopi Goldberg, Gerard Depardieu, Haley Joel Osment and Nancy Travis

My Super Ex-Girlfriend (12) 2006 Ordinary New Yorker Matt starts dating a woman he meets on the subway, unaware she is the superhero G-Girl. But when he breaks up with the insecure crime fighter, she is outraged and uses her superpowers to make his life a misery. Meanwhile, her arch enemy sees Matt as a potential ally in defeating G-Girl once and for all. Fantasy comedy, starring Uma Thurman, Luke Wilson and Eddie Izzard (888)

Chinatown (15) 1974 A small-time private eye uncovers a gruesome secret when he investigates the husband of a wealthy socialite. As he is drawn deeper into the tangled web of lies and corruption, the case becomes ever more complicated. Roman Polanski's Oscar-winning mystery, starring Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston and Perry Lopez (888)

Lights in the Dusk (PG) 2006 A lonely night watchman working in a Helsinki shopping mall falls under the spell of a mysterious femme fatale. But he doesn't realise she's only interested in him so she can secure his aid in a robbery. Left to take the fall, he finds himself the prime suspect in the ensuing police investigation but remains too infatuated to incriminate her. Finnish crime drama, starring Janne Hyytiainen and Maria Jarvenhelmi

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