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14: Film4

Thu Feb 02
They Live

Thursday 02:00 - 03:50

(1988) A guy, Nada, finds a pair of shades that reveal the truth of things, like extra-terrestrials with skull heads on Earth, in John Carpenter's sci-fi horror. Violence/strong language. [S]

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Thursday 03:50 - 06:00

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My Man Godfrey

Thursday 11:00 - 12:55

(1936) Classic screwball comedy with Carole Lombard and William Powell. A young rich woman hires a 'forgotten man' as a butler. Attitudes of the era that may now offend. [S]

The Gentle Sex

Thursday 12:55 - 14:45

(1943) Second World War documentary-style drama following the fortunes of seven very different women through the war years. With Rosamund John, Lilli Palmer, Joan Greenwood and Joan Gates. [AD,S]

Yesterday's Enemy

Thursday 14:45 - 16:35

(1959) Wartime drama with Stanley Baker. The captain of a British army patrol deciphers secret enemy battle plans, but does so at a great moral cost. Language of the era that may offend. [S]

The Great Sioux Massacre

Thursday 16:35 - 18:40

(1965) Western. The story of the events that led up to Custer's last stand at Little Big Horn. Philip Carey stars as the doomed colonel, while Iron Eyes Cody plays his nemesis, Crazy Horse. [S]

Sahara

Thursday 18:40 - 21:00

(2005) Action-adventure with Matthew McConaughey, Penélope Cruz and Steve Zahn. A treasure hunter sets out to find a US Civil War battleship buried in the Sahara desert. Violence. [AD,S]

Close Encounters of...

Thursday 21:00 - 23:45

...the Third Kind. (1977) Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) witnesses UFO activity and becomes obsessed with finding out the truth in Steven Spielberg's classic movie. [S,W]

Area 51

Thursday 23:45 - 01:35

(2015) Sci-fi horror. Four friends attempt to break into the US Air Force base in Nevada, where they believe the government is hiding evidence of extraterrestrial life. Strong language. [S,W]

Fri Feb 03
Savage

Today 01:35 - 03:50

(2018) Action thriller set on the China-North Korea border. A detective embarks on a revenge mission against a deadly gang. In Mandarin/subs. Violence/very strong language. [S,W]

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The Swimmer

Today 11:00 - 12:55

(1968) Burt Lancaster stars as the angst-ridden middle-aged man who decides to swim home via neighbour's pools in Frank Perry's superb film. May not be suitable for younger viewers. [S]

The Far Country

Today 12:55 - 14:55

(1954) Western starring James Stewart. A self-centred drover looks to buy a ranch in Alaska during the 1896 Klondike gold rush but runs into problems with a self-appointed lawman. [AD,S]

Bridge of Spies Interview Special

Today 14:55 - 15:00

Director Steven Spielberg and stars Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance talk about making their Cold War espionage drama. [S,W]

The Running Man

Today 15:00 - 17:05

(1963) A pilot (Laurence Harvey) fakes his own death for the insurance money but the scam goes wrong when it seems that he's been found out by an insurance investigator. With Lee Remick. [AD,S]

Mysterious Island

Today 17:05 - 19:10

(1961) Sci-fi adventure based on Jules Verne's novel. Two men fleeing the US Civil War find an island inhabited by monsters (animated by Ray Harryhausen) and the mysterious Captain Nemo. [AD,S]

Failure to Launch

Today 19:10 - 21:00

(2006) Romcom. Matthew McConaughey stars as a 35-year-old professional layabout who's happy to stay at home... until his mother (Kathy Bates) hires Sarah Jessica Parker to lure him away. [AD,S]

White House Down

Today 21:00 - 23:40

(2013) Action thriller with Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx. A Capitol police officer steps up to protect the President when the White House is compromised. Violence/some strong language. [S]

Brightburn

Today 23:40 - 01:30

(2019) The superhero genre meets horror in this terrifying film about a malevolent 12-year-old with superhuman powers. Starring Elizabeth Banks. Strong, gory violence/strong language. [AD,S]

Sat Feb 04
Train to Busan

Tomorrow 01:30 - 03:50

(2016) Horror. Passengers travelling from Seoul to Busan must fight for their lives when someone infected with a zombie virus boards their train. In Korean/subs. Strong gory violence. [S]

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Charlotte's Web

Tomorrow 11:00 - 12:55

(2006) Family fantasy drama. Dakota Fanning plays a farmer's daughter who's determined to save a small pig from being slaughtered, with help from Charlotte, a cunning, tale-spinning spider. [S,W]

The Adventures of Tintin

Tomorrow 12:55 - 15:00

(2011) Steven Spielberg's animated adventure. The purchase of a beautiful model ship from a Belgian street market sets young reporter Tintin on a danger-packed international treasure hunt. [AD,S,W]

The Bridge on the River Kwai

Tomorrow 15:00 - 18:15

(1957) Oscar-winning WWII classic with Alec Guinness. A group of POWs builds a rail bridge for the Japanese. Language of the era, that may now offend. May not be suitable for children. [AD,S,W]

The Karate Kid

Tomorrow 18:15 - 21:00

(2010) Martial arts with Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith. A caretaker shows an American boy how to stand up to bullies at his new school. Violence. [AD,S,W]

War of the Worlds

Tomorrow 21:00 - 23:15

(2005) Tom Cruise stars in Steven Spielberg's take on H. G. Wells's classic tale of alien invasion. Earth appears powerless before the might of an extraterrestrial attack. Strong violence. [AD,S,W]

A Quiet Place

Tomorrow 23:15 - 01:00

(2018) John Krasinski and Emily Blunt star in a tense horror about a family trying to survive in a world overrun by aliens who can't see but can hear even the slightest whimper. Violence. [AD,S,W]

Sun Feb 05
How I Live Now

Sunday 01:00 - 03:05

(2012) Saoirse Ronan and George MacKay star in director Kevin Macdonald's romance-thriller about a US teen who falls in love just as Europe tips into war. Very strong language. [S,W]

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Sunday 03:05 - 06:00

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First Men in the Moon

Sunday 11:00 - 13:10

(1964) Sci-fi starring Lionel Jeffries. An eccentric Victorian inventor builds the first spacecraft to land on the moon, which is inhabited by ant-like beings (animated by Ray Harryhausen). [S]

Bridge of Spies Interview Special

Sunday 13:10 - 13:15

Director Steven Spielberg and stars Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance talk about making their Cold War espionage drama. [S,W]

Deep Impact

Sunday 13:15 - 15:35

(1998) Elijah Wood and Morgan Freeman are among the survivors of a meteorite strike that causes oceans to rise and tsunamis to engulf the land, in this premillennial sci-fi disaster movie. [AD,S]

Entrapment

Sunday 15:35 - 17:50

(1999) Action thriller. Sean Connery is Robert 'Mac' MacDougal, one of the world's finest art thieves, while Catherine Zeta-Jones is the insurance company agent out to trap him. [AD,S]

Film4 at 40 Interview Special

Sunday 17:50 - 18:00

Eleven new directors and writers, all backed by Film4 productions, talk about starting out in film, working with Film4 and reflecting on Film4's filmmaking heritage. [S]

Catch Me If You Can

Sunday 18:00 - 20:45

(2002) Steven Spielberg's true crime caper with Tom Hanks and Leonardo DiCaprio about a forger and the FBI agent who becomes obsessed with arresting him. May not be suitable for young kids. [AD,S]

Bridge of Spies Interview Special

Sunday 20:45 - 20:50

Director Steven Spielberg and stars Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance talk about making their Cold War espionage drama. [S,W]

The Lighthouse Interview Special

Sunday 20:50 - 21:00

Actors Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson talk to Film4 about going to extremes in the eerie drama from the director of The Witch, Robert Eggers. [S]

The Iceman

Sunday 21:00 - 23:10

(2012) Fact-based drama about a family man and Mafia assassin, who between 1964 and 1986 killed over 100 people. With Michael Shannon. Very strong language/sex/gory, brutal violence/drugs. [S]

Atomic Blonde

Sunday 23:10 - 01:25

(2017) Violent thriller starring Charlize Theron. A British spy is sent to Cold War Berlin to retrieve a very sensitive list. With Sofia Boutella and James McAvoy. Very strong language/sex. [AD,S]

Mon Feb 06
Cold War

Monday 01:25 - 03:10

(2018) Award-winning drama. A musical director and a singer fall in love but are maybe doomed to be separated by differing loyalties across the Iron Curtain. In Polish/subs. Sexual scenes. [S]

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Monday 03:10 - 06:00

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Monday 06:00 - 08:00

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BSL Zone: Food Fighters

Monday 08:00 - 08:30

In the penultimate episode of the series, four children compete individually to impress the judges for a place in the final.

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Monday 08:30 - 11:00

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Dead Reckoning

Monday 11:00 - 13:05

(1947) A war hero gets tangled in a dangerous web of brutality and violence as he investigates his friends murder. Starring Humphrey Bogart. [AD,S,W]

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Monday 13:05 - 15:40

(1962) Western. Lawyer James Stewart, gunslinger Lee Marvin and upright John Wayne star in John Ford's classic story of a changing West, where the law confronts violence. [S]

The Last Hurrah

Monday 15:40 - 18:15

(1958) Satirical, political drama with Spencer Tracy. Ruthless mayor Frank Skeffington seeks re-election for the fifth and final time. But have his old tactics run their course? [S]

Bridge of Spies

Monday 18:15 - 21:00

(2015) Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance star in Steven Spielberg's Cold War spy drama. After gaining notoriety for defending a Soviet spy, a US lawyer then tries to free a CIA pilot. [AD,S,W]

Under Siege

Monday 21:00 - 23:05

(1992) Steven Seagal plays lowly Navy chef Casy Ryback, who reveals his true Navy SEAL identity when terrorists hijack his ship. Strong language/gory violence. [S,W]

To Live and Die in LA

Monday 23:05 - 01:25

(1985) William Friedkin's crime thriller about an FBI agent who becomes obsessed with tracking down the counterfeiter who murdered his former partner. Gory violence/sex/strong language. [S]

Tue Feb 07
The Gambler

Tuesday 01:25 - 03:35

(2014) Crime thriller starring Mark Wahlberg as a literature professor who can't help gambling. But he's not a typical gambler - this guy wants to lose. Strong language/violence. [S,W]

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Tuesday 03:35 - 06:00

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Tomahawk

Tuesday 11:00 - 12:40

(1951) Western starring Van Heflin. During the uprising of the Sioux nation, a cunning scout attempts to save the 7th Cavalry after an officer orders the brutal massacre of Sioux innocents. [S]

Captain Scarlett

Tuesday 12:40 - 14:15

(1953) Richard Greene stars as a nobleman returning from the Napoleonic Wars, only to find the evil Manolo Fabregas has stolen his land and he must become an outlaw to win it back. [S]

Yesterday's Enemy

Tuesday 14:15 - 16:05

(1959) Wartime drama with Stanley Baker. The captain of a British army patrol deciphers secret enemy battle plans, but does so at a great moral cost. Language of the era that may offend. [S]

El Dorado

Tuesday 16:05 - 18:40

(1967) John Wayne and Robert Mitchum star in Howard Hawks' western. In El Dorado, a gunfighter and a sheriff help protect a rancher from a rival landowner. Attitudes of the era may offend. [S,W]

Star Trek Beyond

Tuesday 18:40 - 21:00

(2016) Sci-fi adventure with Chris Pine. Just as Kirk is becoming bored and disillusioned with his job, the USS Enterprise is sent on an unexpectedly eventful mission. Not for young kids. [AD,S,W]

Olympus Has Fallen

Tuesday 21:00 - 23:20

(2013) Action-thriller. Terrorists attack the White House, with the President (Aaron Eckhart) and his bodyguard (Gerard Butler) trapped inside. Strong language/strong, gory violence. [AD,S,W]

Body Brokers

Tuesday 23:20 - 01:35

(2021) Violent crime thriller with Michael K Williams. A young addict gets sent to a treatment centre that's a cover for a fraud operation. Hard drugs/strong language, some that may offend. [S]

Wed Feb 08
In Between

Wednesday 01:35 - 03:40

(2016) A critically-acclaimed drama about the lives of three young Palestinian women who share an apartment in the heart of Tel Aviv. In Arabic/Hebrew/subs. Drug use/sexual violence. [S,W]

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Wednesday 03:40 - 06:00

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The Far Country

Wednesday 11:00 - 13:00

(1954) Western starring James Stewart. A self-centred drover looks to buy a ranch in Alaska during the 1896 Klondike gold rush but runs into problems with a self-appointed lawman. [AD,S,W]

All the King's Men

Wednesday 13:00 - 15:15

(1949) Drama with John Ireland. A local politician begins to lust for the kind of power he used to hold to account. He should be careful how he treats people on the way to the top... [S]

High Noon

Wednesday 15:15 - 16:55

(1952) Western. Gary Cooper won an Oscar for his role as a marshal waiting for a killer to roll into town. As the clock ticks towards noon, the townsfolk melt away and the tension rises. [AD,S]

Campbell's Kingdom

Wednesday 16:55 - 19:00

(1957) Tough drama. After being diagnosed with a terminal disease, Bruce Campbell (Dirk Bogarde) returns to his Rockies hometown to try to prove that there's oil in the hills. [S]

The Old Man and the Gun

Wednesday 19:00 - 20:50

(2018) Crime biopic with Robert Redford as robber Forrest Tucker. Tucker's 74, charming, and still robbing banks, when he falls for farmer Jewel (Sissy Spacek). But the cops still want him. [AD,S,W]

The Lighthouse Interview Special

Wednesday 20:50 - 21:00

Actors Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson talk to Film4 about going to extremes in the eerie drama from the director of The Witch, Robert Eggers. [S,W]

The Lighthouse

Wednesday 21:00 - 23:15

(2019) Psychological horror with Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson. A pair of lighthouse keepers descend into insanity on a remote island. Strong sex/gory violence/strong language. [S]

1408

Wednesday 23:15 - 01:20

(2007) Violent horror with John Cusack and Samuel L Jackson. A professional debunker of the supernatural encounters the supernatural in a hotel room with a gory history. Suicide theme. [S,W]

Thu Feb 09
The Vigil

Thursday 01:20 - 03:05

(2019) Creepy supernatural horror. When Yakov Ronen gets a job keeping vigil over the body of a dead Holocaust survivor, things start going bump in the night... Strong language. [S,W]

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Thursday 03:05 - 06:00

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Stalag 17

Thursday 11:00 - 13:25

(1953) Classic prisoner of war comedy drama. Oscar-winning William Holden stars as an opportunistic American POW suspected of spying for the Germans. Language of the era that may offend. [AD,S]

The Running Man

Thursday 13:25 - 15:30

(1963) A pilot (Laurence Harvey) fakes his own death for the insurance money but the scam goes wrong when it seems that he's been found out by an insurance investigator. With Lee Remick. [AD,S,W]

The Bridge on the River Kwai

Thursday 15:30 - 18:45

(1957) Oscar-winning WWII classic with Alec Guinness. A group of POWs builds a rail bridge for the Japanese. Language of the era, that may now offend. May not be suitable for children. [AD,S,W]

Entrapment

Thursday 18:45 - 21:00

(1999) Action thriller. Sean Connery is Robert 'Mac' MacDougal, one of the world's finest art thieves, while Catherine Zeta-Jones is the insurance company agent out to trap him. [AD,S,W]

White House Down

Thursday 21:00 - 23:40

(2013) Action thriller with Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx. A Capitol police officer steps up to protect the President when the White House is compromised. Violence/some strong language. [S]

Raw Deal

Thursday 23:40 - 01:45

(1986) Action thriller with Arnold Schwarzenegger. A disgraced FBI agent is given the chance to redeem himself by going undercover in the Chicago mob. Strong language/strong, gory violence. [S,W]

Fri Feb 10
Dirty Grandpa

Friday 01:45 - 03:45

(2016) Outrageous comedy with Robert De Niro and Zac Efron. A grandson is tricked into a debauched road trip with his mischievous grandpa. Very strong, offensive language/sex/nudity/drugs. [AD,S,W]

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Friday 03:45 - 06:00

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The Stranger

Friday 11:00 - 12:55

(1946) Thriller with Orson Welles as a Nazi war criminal posing as a college professor, with Edward G Robinson as the government official intent on tracking him down. With Loretta Young. [S]

Dead Reckoning

Friday 12:55 - 15:05

(1947) A war hero gets tangled in a dangerous web of brutality and violence as he investigates his friends murder. Starring Humphrey Bogart. [AD,S,W]

Tomahawk

Friday 15:05 - 16:45

(1951) Western starring Van Heflin. During the uprising of the Sioux nation, a cunning scout attempts to save the 7th Cavalry after an officer orders the brutal massacre of Sioux innocents. [S]

The Wrong Box

Friday 16:45 - 18:55

(1966) Dark comedy with John Mills, Ralph Richardson and Michael Caine. Two brothers clash over money that their parents left to their last surviving child, with chaotic consequences. [S]

Eye in the Sky

Friday 18:55 - 21:00

(2015) Helen Mirren and Alan Rickman star in a tense life-and-death drama about the morality of combat drones. A mission to capture terrorists takes an unexpected turn. Violence. [AD,S,W]

Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Friday 21:00 - 22:50

(1987) Comedy. An uptight businessman (Steve Martin) and a super-slob (John Candy) are continually, reluctantly thrown together as they battle to get home for Thanksgiving. Strong language. [S,W]

The Long Good Friday

Friday 22:50 - 01:05

(1979) Bob Hoskins stars in this thriller as a criminal entrepreneur set to exploit the opportunities that 80s Docklands offers. Violence/strong language, some that may offend. [S]