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The Americano (U) 1955 A Texan cowboy who is hired to transport a cargo of prize bulls to Brazil finds his client has been mysteriously murdered and sets out to solve the crime. Along the way he faces a host of jungle predators, both human and animal, but still finds time for a spot of romance. Western, starring Glenn Ford, Frank Lovejoy, Cesar Romero, Ursula Thiess and Abbe Lane (888)

Beware My Lovely (PG) 1952 A lonely widow impulsively hires a stranger to work as a handyman but it is not long before she discovers he is harbouring a deadly secret, prompting him to begin a campaign of terror against her. Thriller, starring Ida Lupino, Robert Ryan and Taylor Holmes (888)

Henry V (PG) 1944 The young king of England renounces his wild past and rallies the nation behind him as he reasserts his claim on French lands by divine right of kings driving the two nations toward a climactic confrontation on the battlefield at Agincourt. Shakespeare's historical drama, directed by and starring Laurence Olivier. With Robert Newton, Leslie Banks and Esmond Knight (888)

The Mudlark (U) 1950 An orphan finds a picture of Queen Victoria, and becomes determined to meet her, but the grieving monarch has lived a life of seclusion since the death of her husband 13 years previously. The youngster breaks into Windsor castle, embarking on a series of adventures and helping Prime Minister Disraeli to persuade the Queen to return to public life. Drama, with Andrew Ray, Alec Guinness and Irene Dunne (888)

Save the Last Dance (12) 2000 A troubled teenager moves to a tough inner-city school after her mother's death, but struggles to settle into her vastly different life until a new boyfriend helps her discover a fresh sense of purpose through the power of dance. Romantic drama, starring Julia Stiles, Sean Patrick Thomas and Kerry Washington (888)

Mean Girls (12) 2004 A teenage girl starts at a new school and is surprised when she is befriended by the girls in the most popular clique. However, a dating mishap leads to trouble and it is not long before her new friends turn on her. Urged on by her outsider pals, the newcomer resolves to bring down the self-appointed queen of campus only to end up adopting some of her rival's crueller characteristics. Comedy, starring Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Tina Fey and Lacey Chabert (888)

Alien Nation (18) 1988 A homicide detective reluctantly joins forces with one of a downtrodden minority of extraterrestrials living on Earth to track down his former partner's killer an enslaved humanoid who is manufacturing a powerful narcotic to turn the alien immigrants into drug addicts. Sci-fi action adventure, James Caan, Terence Stamp and Mandy Patinkin (888)

The Innocents (12) 1961 A highly-strung vicar's daughter takes up the post of governess to two orphaned children living with their servants in a sprawling Gothic mansion. She learns of the scandalous history of her predecessor and her lover, and suspects their spirits are the cause of her charges' disquieting behaviour. Horror, based on Henry James' short story The Turn of the Screw, starring Deborah Kerr Michael Redgrave, Peter Wyngarde and Megs Jenkins

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