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The Householder (U) 1963 An Indian teacher goes through an arranged marriage, but finds a relationship with a woman he hardly knows hard to adjust to. However, his worly-wise best friend and overbearing mother are on hand to offer advice, as well as a spiritual guru and an American seeking enlightenment. Comedy, starring Shashi Kapoor and Leela Naidu (888)

Distant Drums (U) 1951 An Army officer mounts a daring raid through the treacherous Florida swamplands to battle a group of marauding Seminole Indians, and to rescue settlers who have been taken hostage by the tribe. Western adventure, starring Gary Cooper, Mari Aldon, Richard Webb, Ray Teal and Arthur Hunnicutt (888)

The Left Hand of God (U) 1955 An American mercenary working for a warlord in 1940s China has second thoughts about his employer, so assumes the identity of a dead priest to make his escape. Seeking sanctuary in a mountain mission, he reluctantly settles into a religious life. However, his cover is threatened when he falls for a nurse. Drama, starring Humphrey Bogart, Gene Tierney and Lee J Cobb (888)

Doctor in Clover (PG) 1966 Amorous doctor Gaston Grimsdyke takes a job at his former medical school under the tutelage of his fearsome old professor, but finds himself in a predicament when he tries to help the gruff tutor woo the matron. Medical comedy, the sixth of seven films based on Richard Gordon's novels, starring Leslie Phillips, James Robertson Justice, Joan Sims and Shirley Anne Field (888)

The Family Stone (PG) 2005 A woman struggles to make a good impression on her future in-laws when they meet her during Christmas. However, the decision to ask her younger sister for some support fails to help matters when her husband-to-be becomes besotted by the gorgeous girl. Comedy drama, with Sarah Jessica Parker, Dermot Mulroney, Diane Keaton, Craig T Nelson and Claire Danes (888)

Behind Enemy Lines (12) 2001 A naval air commander for Nato forces in the Balkans mounts an unauthorised mission to rescue a pilot shot down and stranded in enemy territory after filming evidence of a genocidal massacre by Serbian militia. Bosnian War drama, starring Gene Hackman, Owen Wilson, Gabriel Macht and Olek Krupa (888)

The Fifth Element (PG) 1997 In the 23rd century, the world faces destruction from a seemingly unstoppable force of pure evil. A New York cab driver's life is turned upside down when he encounters a mysterious woman destined to save the Earth from its fate but they must contend with a scheming arms dealer and a horde of alien mercenaries. Luc Besson's sci-fi adventure, starring Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich and Gary Oldman (888)

The Truth About Cats and Dogs (15) 1995 A radio vet falls for a handsome caller, but shies away from meeting him because of her low self-esteem and the mistaken belief that she is unattractive. Luckily, her stunning neighbour agrees to do the honours instead, setting the stage for a complex romantic triangle. Romantic comedy, starring Janeane Garofalo, Uma Thurman and Ben Chaplin

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