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Little Norse Prince (U) 1968 A bold youngster living in Iron Age Scandinavia embarks on a series of increasingly dangerous adventures after he retrieves a priceless sword from a devious giant, ending up in the lands of his ancestors. Animated drama, featuring the voices of Etsuko Ichihara and Mikijiro Hira

Three Came Home (12) 1950 A writer, her husband and their son are captured by Japanese forces during World War Two and become separated when they are incarcerated in a prison camp. Drama based on the true story of Agnes Newton Keith, starring Claudette Colbert, Patric Knowles, Florence Desmond and Sessue Hayakawa (888)

The Common Touch (U) 1941 The teenage heir to a fortune poses as a down-and-out to learn how the poor live, hoping to use his inheritance to help them improve their lot in life. Realising the quest for profits is not as important as the fight against poverty, the youngster is shocked and shamed to discover the family firm's mean streak. Drama, starring Greta Gynt, Geoffrey Hibbert, Joyce Howard and Harry Welchman (888)

Guns at Batasi (PG) 1964 Local rebels besiege the headquarters of a British battalion garrisoned in Africa, enraged at the officers' refusal to give up a prisoner. Meanwhile, the sergeant major struggles to maintain order in his increasingly tense surroundings. Drama, starring Richard Attenborough, Jack Hawkins, Flora Robson and Mia Farrow (888)

Jungle 2 Jungle (PG) 1997 A businessman ventures deep into the Amazon jungle to ask his estranged doctor wife for a divorce, only to discover he has a Tarzan-like teenage son, whom he takes back to New York. Comedy, starring Tim Allen, Lolita Davidovich, Martin Short and JoBeth Williams (888)

Sleepy Hollow (15) 1999 A sceptical 18th-century detective is sent to a small village supposedly terrorised by a demonic headless horseman that decapitates its victims. The investigator refuses to believe in the supernatural, convinced a human killer is behind the murders — but the legends soon prove to be all too true. Tim Burton's gothic horror, starring Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci and Miranda Richardson (888)

Get Rich or Die Tryin' (15) 2005 An inner-city drug dealer puts his life of crime behind him after a near-fatal shooting to pursue a new career as a rap artist. Unfortunately, when he performs songs inspired by his shady past, his former criminal associates do not take kindly to having their misdeeds immortalised in music. Drama, starring Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Terrence Howard and Ashley Walters (888)

Taxidermia (18) 2006 A military orderly relieves his sexual frustration in increasingly bizarre ways, while his son, a champion in eating competitions, finds love with a fellow glutton. The family's strange behaviour continues into the third generation, with a taxidermist who practices on his pets. Black comedy, starring Gergo Trocsanyi, Marc Bischoff and Csaba Czene

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