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World for Ransom (PG) 1954 A mercenary adventurer gets caught up in a scheme to kidnap one of the world's most prominent nuclear scientists, and learns it's all been orchestrated by cunning foreign spies who've managed to get their hands on an atomic weapon and are demanding a hefty ransom for it. Thriller, starring Dan Duryea, Gene Lockhart, Patric Knowles and Reginald Denny (888)

Carry On Dick (PG) 1974 A pair of hapless lawmen dedicate themselves to catching a cheeky highwayman, and enlist the help of a local reverend. Little do they realise the pious pastor and his buxom housemaid aren't all they seem. Bawdy comedy, with Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Jack Douglas, Barbara Windsor, Bernard Bresslaw, Joan Sims and Hattie Jacques (888)

When Eight Bells Toll (PG) 1971 A Navy intelligence agent heads to Scotland where he poses as a marine biologist to investigate the theft of millions of pounds worth of gold bullion from ships off the British coast. However, the locals meet his enquiries with hostility, especially when he sets his sights on a Greek tycoon who he suspects may be operating as a modern-day pirate. Thriller, starring Anthony Hopkins, Robert Morley and Jack Hawkins. Based on a novel by Alistair MacLean (888)

Monte Carlo or Bust (PG) 1969 An unlikley group of characters battle to win the 1,500-mile Monte Carlo Rally, including a scheming businessman looking to win back half of the company he lost in a card game. Chase comedy, starring Tony Curtis, Terry-Thomas, Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Susan Hampshire and Hattie Jacques (888)

A River Runs Through It (PG) 1992 Two brothers, brought up in a strict religious household and united only by a shared enthusiasm for fishing, have their uneasy relationship cut short by tragedy. Robert Redford's drama, starring Brad Pitt, Craig Sheffer, Tom Skerritt, Emily Lloyd and Brenda Blethyn (888)

Broken Arrow (15) 1996 A pilot is double-crossed by his veteran partner, who plans to extort money from the US government by stealing a top-secret bomber's nuclear warheads and threatening to detonate one of them in a major American city. Action thriller, starring John Travolta, Christian Slater, Samantha Mathis and Delroy Lindo (888)

All About My Mother (15) 1999 A distraught woman tries to overcome the shock of her son's death by changing her job, moving to a new town and becoming a pillar of strength for her friends. Pedro Almodovar's drama, starring Cecilia Roth, Penelope Cruz, Candela Pena and Marisa Paredes

To Die For (15) 1995 An ambitious small town woman has a lifelong obsession of becoming a TV star. A job at a local TV station seems like the first step on her journey to the top, but when her husband announces his desire to start a family, she realises he has to go and persuades her dim-witted teenage lover to murder him. Gus Van Sant's black comedy, starring Nicole Kidman, Matt Dillon and Joaquin Phoenix (888)

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