Film Four & Film Four +1 18-07-09

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Fun in Acapulco (U) 1963 A former trapeze artist tries to put a work-related tragedy behind him by taking a job as a lifeguard-cum-entertainer in a luxury hotel at the Mexican resort. He ends up contending with the considerable wiles of his beautiful boss and a female matador who each have romantic designs on him. Musical comedy, starring Elvis Presley, Ursula Andress, Paul Lukas and Alejandro Rey

My Big Fat Greek Wedding (15) 2002 A 30-year-old woman from a Greek family decides she wants more out of life than working in her father's restaurant, so enrols in a computing course at the local university. She meets the man of her dreams and they soon announce their engagement but her family is horrified at the thought of her marrying a man who is not Greek. Romantic comedy, starring Nia Vardalos, John Corbett and Lainie Kazan (888)

Metropolis (PG) 2001 In the world of the future, robots are used as a labour force while humans take things relatively easy a situation which causes tension as the mechanoids develop self-consciousness. Their plight is noted by a powerful man who vows to come to their aid, but his act is tainted by selfishness. Japanese animated sci-fi drama, with the voices of Yuka Imoto, Kei Kobayashi and Kouki Okada

Lassie (U) 2005 Members of the bankrupt Carraclough family are forced to sell their devoted pet to a mean-spirited Duke and his well-meaning wife, but, when the well-to-do couple move away, Lassie decides to track down her former owners. Family adventure, starring Peter O'Toole, Samantha Morton, John Lynch, Peter Dinklage, Steve Pemberton and Nicholas Lyndhurst (888)

Star Trek: Nemesis (12) 2002 The crew of the Starship Enterprise is sent to form an alliance with old enemies the Romulans after the alien empire is taken over by a new leader a clone of Captain Picard. Though claiming to want peace, Starfleet's finest soon realise he has more sinister plans in mind, involving a doomsday weapon that could destroy Earth. Sci-fi adventure, starring Patrick Stewart, Tom Hardy and Brent Spiner (888)

Team America: World Police (15) 2004 A team of heroic do-gooders spend their days battling evil wherever it lurks. The machinations of devious terrorists and the protests of righteous Hollywood actors prove a considerable challenge, while the heroes frequently end up causing more harm than the villains. Puppet satire, created and voiced by South Park writers Trey Parker and Matt Stone (888)

Oldboy (18) 2003 A husband and father is abducted and locked away in a small room then set free after 15 years, with no explanation for why he has been incarcerated. Struggling to adapt to his newfound freedom, he tries to find out what has become of his family and who his captors were so he can carry out his own brand of revenge. Park Chan-wook's thriller, starring Choi Min-sik, Gang Hye-jung and Yu Ji-tae

The Good Thief (15) 2003 A heroin addicted ageing gambler hatches an ambitious plan to steal a casino's priceless art collection, but has to come up with a cunning scheme to outwit his tenacious arch-enemy. Neil Jordan's remake of French thriller Bob Le Flambeur, starring Nick Nolte, Tcheky Karyo Said Taghmaoui and Ralph Fiennes

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