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The Siege at Red River (PG) 1954 A Confederate secret agent lays his hands on a shipment of guns, but before he can do anything with the cache a former comrade betrays him and leaves him fighting for his life behind enemy lines. Western set during the American Civil War, starring Van Johnson, Joanne Dru and Richard Boone (888)

Whirlpool (PG) 1949 A woman finds herself unable to control her kleptomania, and in desperation, turns to a hypnotist for help. What she doesn't know is that the mesmerist is also a murderer, and when she awakes from her trance, she finds herself in the frame for the villain's most recent crime. Melodrama, starring Gene Tierney, Jose Ferrer, Richard Conte and Charles Bickford (888)

Victim (PG) 1961 A secretly gay barrister discovers his lover has been driven to suicide by blackmailers, who have also extorted money from several other men. Risking his reputation and marriage, he hunts down the culprits, fully aware that it could lead to his own exposure as a homosexual, illegal at the time. Drama, starring Dirk Bogarde, Sylvia Syms, Dennis Price and Anthony Nicholls (888)

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)

Batman and Robin (PG) 1997 The caped crusader and his sidekick battle the villainous Mr Freeze, who plans to destroy Gotham City with an icy doomsday weapon unless his demands are met. The dynamic duo also face seductive femme fatale Poison Ivy, who is determined to drive a wedge between them. Comic-book adventure, starring George Clooney, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Uma Thurman and Chris O'Donnell (888)

The Beach (15) 1999 A young backpacker arrives in Bangkok, where a wild-eyed and paranoid veteran traveller tells him of the exact location of a remote paradise island. When he finally makes it to the golden beaches, he discovers there is already a community in residence. All is not as it seems, however, and the happy idyll soon turns sour. Danny Boyle's drama, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert Carlyle, Virginie Ledoyen and Tilda Swinton (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)

The Principles of Lust (18) 2003 Aspiring artist Alec Newman is faced with a dilemma when he's forced to choose between a normal family life with his girlfriend and her son, or a hedonistic whirl of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll with risk-taking friend Marc Warren. Drama, also starring Sienna Guillory and Lara Clifton

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