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FilmFour (last updated Wed 08 Jul 2009, 05:25 BST)

Carmen Jones (U) 1954 A sultry female military worker attracts attention from her colleagues, but has her eye on an engaged pilot. Musical drama, based on Bizet's opera with modernised lyrics, starring Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte (888)

Green for Danger (PG) 1946 A Scotland Yard inspector investigates a series of mysterious deaths in the operating theatre of a World War Two emergency hospital and formulates a complex and cunning plan to reveal the identity of the ruthless killer. Comedy thriller, starring Alastair Sim, Sally Gray, Trevor Howard, Leo Genn and Rosamund John (888)

Carrington VC (PG) 1954 A decorated Army major resorts to embezzling mess funds to make ends meet an act that leaves him facing a court martial, with the evidence stacked against him. To make matters worse, his wife sees the opportunity to get revenge for his wartime affairs by providing false testimony for the prosecution. Courtroom drama, starring David Niven, Margaret Leighton, Noelle Middleton, Laurence Naismith and Clive Morton (888)

The Drum (U) 1938 A courageous prince in early 20th-century India enlists the help of the British Army to defeat his villainous uncle, who murdered his father and seized the throne. Adventure, directed by Zoltan Korda and starring Raymond Massey, Sabu, Roger Livesey, Valerie Hobson and David Tree (888)

The Bad News Bears (PG) 1976 A former minor-league baseball coach agrees to help a team of youngsters find success. However, he's shocked by exactly how hopeless the would-be sports heroes actually are. Gritting his teeth, he vows to do his best, aided by an ex-girlfriend's talented daughter and a grim-faced biker. Comedy, starring Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal, Ben Piazza and Vic Morrow

Keeping Mum (15) 2005 A well-meaning but rather dull vicar is kept on his toes by his dysfunctional family. While his daughter seems to pick the worst possible boyfriends, his son struggles to make any friends at all and his wife is becoming increasingly interested in her suave golf teacher. Thankfully, the arrival of a housekeeper gives the foursome a much-needed wake-up call. Comedy, starring Rowan Atkinson, Kristin Scott Thomas, Patrick Swayze and Maggie Smith (888)

Black Rain (18) 1989 A maverick New York cop and his partner scour the mean streets of Japan in search of a convicted killer who gave them the slip in Tokyo. Ridley Scott's thriller, starring Michael Douglas, Andy Garcia, Kate Capshaw, Ken Takakura and Yasaku Matsuda (888)

My Beautiful Laundrette (15) 1985 An Asian teenager joins forces with a former National Front member to open a trendy laundrette, but as the project develops, so does the boys' relationship leading to mixed feelings and racial tension. Stephen Frears' multi-award-winning comedy drama, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Gordon Warnecke and Saeed Jaffrey. Written by Hanif Kureishi

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