TV GUIDE

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Today, 21 April

00:50

Elizabeth

Cate Blanchett stars in this royal, period drama as Elizabeth I in the early years of her reign as Queen of England. Geoffrey Rush and Christopher Ecclestone co-star.

02:55

The Gypsy Moths

The action-packed story of three daredevil skydivers - Burt Lancaster, Gene Hackman, Scott Wilson - encountering love and death in small-town Kansas. D: John Frankenheimer (1969)

04:40

Bad Day At Black Rock

Taut and powerful drama, with Spencer Tracy as the one-armed stranger uncovering dark secrets in a Western hick town - with explosive results. D: John Sturges (1955)

06:00

Ben-Hur

The spectacular chariot race is just one of the highlights of this magnificent epic, graced by vast sets, Charlton Heston, and a compelling story. D: William Wyler (1959)

09:30

Jeremiah Johnson

Robert Redford stars as an American soldier who travels to the mountains to escape war, but his idyllic life ends when he disturbs an Indian burial ground. D: Sydney Pollack (1972)

11:20

The Band Wagon

Dazzling MGM musical with an equally dazzling cast, headed by Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse and Jack Buchanan. Numbers include 'That's Entertainment'. D: Vincente Minnelli (1953)

13:15

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Cameos from Hollywood veterans, including Buster Keaton, lend class to this version of the Mark Twain classic about the crafty Mississippi river-boat boy. D: Michael Curtiz (1960)

15:00

Skyjacked

Tense airborne drama starring Charlton Heston as the pilot of an airplane that is hijacked by a terrorist (James Brolin), who demands that the plane is flown to Moscow.

16:45

Murder Ahoy

Enjoyable Agatha Christie thriller, starring the immortal Margaret Rutherford as Miss Marple, here investigating the murder of a trustee fund holder. D: George Pollock (1964)

18:45

Ocean's Eleven

A highly enjoyable showcase for Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. as a group of ex-army friends who plan a heist on the big Vegas casinos. D: Lewis Milestone (1960)

21:00

Return to Paradise

Two friends must decide whether to imperil their own lives to help their friend who has been sentenced to death for drug possession in Malaysia. Starring Vince Vaughn (1998)

22:55

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Ellen Burstyn won an Oscar portraying a widow driving across the US, with her son, hoping to revive her singing career. Scorsese's first studio picture. D: Martin Scorsese (1974)

Tomorrow, 22 April

00:45

Return to Paradise

Two friends must decide whether to imperil their own lives to help their friend who has been sentenced to death for drug possession in Malaysia. Starring Vince Vaughn (1998)

02:40

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Ellen Burstyn won an Oscar portraying a widow driving across the US, with her son, hoping to revive her singing career. Scorsese's first studio picture. D: Martin Scorsese (1974)

04:30

Edge of the City

A riveting first feature from Martin Ritt, with John Cassavetes and Sidney Poitier joining forces on the New York docks to take on a corrupt union Mob boss. D: Martin Ritt (1957)

06:00

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Cameos from Hollywood veterans, including Buster Keaton, lend class to this version of the Mark Twain classic about the crafty Mississippi river-boat boy. D: Michael Curtiz (1960)

07:45

Ocean's Eleven

A highly enjoyable showcase for Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. as a group of ex-army friends who plan a heist on the big Vegas casinos. D: Lewis Milestone (1960)

09:55

Skyjacked

Tense airborne drama starring Charlton Heston as the pilot of an airplane that is hijacked by a terrorist (James Brolin), who demands that the plane is flown to Moscow.

11:40

Murder Ahoy

Enjoyable Agatha Christie thriller, starring the immortal Margaret Rutherford as Miss Marple, here investigating the murder of a trustee fund holder. D: George Pollock (1964)

13:15

Flipper

Thoroughly enjoyable and wholesome family fare, as Flipper the dolphin befriends a young boy in the Florida Keys and all sorts of adventures ensue. D: James B. Clark (1963)

15:00

The Champ

Touching remake of the 1931 Oscar-winner about a fading prize-fighter and his young son. Jon Voight, Faye Dunaway and Ricky Schroder star. D: Franco Zeffirelli (1979)

17:10

Son Of A Gunfighter

A gunfighter finds himself torn by family loyalties when he helps a sheriff track down an outlaw who is terrorising the American/Mexican border. D: Paul Landres (1966)

18:45

Some Came Running

Problems arise for writer Frank Sinatra when he returns to small-town life with Shirley MacLaine in tow and teams up with the town drunk, Dean Martin. D: Vincente Minnelli (1959)

21:00

Life

Comedy drama from Ted Demme (Blow) with Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence as two friends wrongly convicted of murder and given a life sentence. Also with Bernie Mac. (1999)

23:15

The Split

Jim Brown, Gene Hackman and Donald Sutherland are among the stars of this exciting caper movie about a plot to rob the LA Coliseum during a Rams game. D: Gordon Flemyng (1968)

Wednesday, 23 April

00:50

Life

Comedy drama from Ted Demme (Blow) with Eddie Murphy and Martin Lawrence as two friends wrongly convicted of murder and given a life sentence. Also with Bernie Mac. (1999)

03:05

The Split

Jim Brown, Gene Hackman and Donald Sutherland are among the stars of this exciting caper movie about a plot to rob the LA Coliseum during a Rams game. D: Gordon Flemyng (1968)

04:35

Viva Las Vegas

Ann-Margret and Elvis Presley star in this musical of an ambitious racing driver who takes a job in a casino to fund his entry to the Las Vegas Grand Prix. D: George Sidney (1964)

06:00

Flipper

Thoroughly enjoyable and wholesome family fare, as Flipper the dolphin befriends a young boy in the Florida Keys and all sorts of adventures ensue. D: James B. Clark (1963)

07:30

The Champ

Touching remake of the 1931 Oscar-winner about a fading prize-fighter and his young son. Jon Voight, Faye Dunaway and Ricky Schroder star. D: Franco Zeffirelli (1979)

09:35

Son Of A Gunfighter

A gunfighter finds himself torn by family loyalties when he helps a sheriff track down an outlaw who is terrorising the American/Mexican border. D: Paul Landres (1966)

11:00

Some Came Running

Problems arise for writer Frank Sinatra when he returns to small-town life with Shirley MacLaine in tow and teams up with the town drunk, Dean Martin. D: Vincente Minnelli (1959)

13:15

Flipper's New Adventure

Further watery exploits for everyone's favourite dolphin as our fearless aquatic hero and his human sidekick take on some wicked convicts bent on blackmail. D: Leon Benson (1964)

15:00

Whale Rider

Star Keisha Castle-Hughes was Oscar nominated for her performance as a young Maori girl who wants to be chief in a male dominated society. Based on a novel (2002)

16:40

Murder Most Foul

Miss Marple takes to the stage to prove the innocence of a young man accused of murder. Margaret Rutherford gives a delightful performance. D: George Pollock (1964)

18:20

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Powerful melodrama tracing how the tides of war tear a family apart as they join opposing sides during the Nazi conflict. Glenn Ford stars. (1961) Contains flashing images

21:00

The Hit

Thriller starring James Russo (Django Unchained, 2012), who aims to bring together rivalling rap record labels, but instead becomes the target of a local mobs attacks… (2007)

22:45

The Dirty Dozen

Twelve condemned soldiers are pressed into service as a crack commando team to undertake a daring mission in Nazi-occupied France. D: Robert Aldrich (1967) Contains flashing images

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