Film Four & Film Four +1 07-08-09

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The Way West (PG) 1967 A senator leads a band of settlers on an arduous journey across the great plains of 19th-century America. However, they are endangered by Indian reprisals when one of the pioneers accidentally shoots a child. Luckily, the veteran politician's ingenuity saves the day. Western, starring Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, Lola Albright, Michael Witney, Richard Widmark and Sally Field in her big-screen debut (888)

Night Train to Munich (U) 1940 A British secret agent goes undercover in Germany to rescue a Czech scientist and his daughter from the Nazis. Spy thriller, starring Rex Harrison, Margaret Lockwood and James Harcourt (888)

The True Story of Jesse James (PG) 1957 Biopic of the notorious outlaw, following the events during the Civil War that drove him to a life of crime, as his family are branded traitors for supporting the South. Seeking to strike back at the union with a string of bank and train robberies, he soon becomes addicted to the thrill of his criminal career. Western, starring Robert Wagner and Jeffrey Hunter (888)

James and the Giant Peach (U) 1996 An unhappy orphan living with his cruel aunts discovers a gigantic peach growing in the garden. Venturing inside, he discovers six friendly insects with whom he escapes his miserable life and embarks on a magical journey. Animated and live-action fantasy, based on Roald Dahl's novel, starring Joanna Lumley and Miriam Margolyes and featuring the voices of Susan Sarandon and Richard Dreyfuss

Elizabethtown (12) 2005 A shoe designer is driven to despair when his career goes up in smoke. When he learns his father has died, he abandons thoughts of suicide to return to his home town in Kentucky where an encounter with a free-spirited air hostess inspires him to get his life back on track. Cameron Crowe's romantic comedy drama, starring Orlando Bloom, Kirsten Dunst and Susan Sarandon

There's Something About Mary (15) 1998 A lovelorn man has never got over his high-school sweetheart Mary since their one disastrous date, so hires a sleazy private eye to track her down. However, the detective also falls for the woman in question, and it soon emerges there are a few more men out there competing for her affections. Comedy from the Farrelly brothers, starring Cameron Diaz, Ben Stiller, Matt Dillon and Lee Evans (888)

The Thomas Crown Affair (PG) 1968 A bored millionaire masterminds a bank robbery, only to find himself pursued by a glamorous insurance investigator determined to prove his guilt. It is not long before they get embroiled in a passionate affair but conflicting interests mean they can never really trust one another. Crime drama, starring Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway, Paul Burke and Yaphet Kotto (888)

Big Nothing (15) 2006 A former teacher struggling to find a new job meets a small-time conman, who has a plan to get rich quick. He has discovered a respectable vicar has a predilection for Internet porn and plans to blackmail him. When the pair's efforts to demand money send the clergyman to an early grave, they desperately try to cover their tracks. Black comedy, starring Simon Pegg, David Schwimmer, Alice Eve and Natascha McElhone

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