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Mon 23 Oct

9:00am
BSL Zone
Still Here
Comedy drama about a group of ageing Deaf Club performers - Les, Reg, Cyril and Ruby - who have been performing together for over 30 years

Rating: 6.2
12:00pm
Film 3:10 to Yuma (1957)
A farmer in need of money agrees to guard a notorious outlaw until the train arrives to transport him to jail. Meanwhile, the pair are holed up in a hotel, where his prisoner plays mind games with him - and the villain's cohorts are waiting outside ready to engineer an escape. Western adapted from a novel by Elmore Leonard, with Van Heflin, Glenn Ford, Felicia Farr and Leora Dana
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

Rating: 7.5
1:50pm
Film Twelve O'Clock High (1949)
A US Air Force officer takes command of a bomber squadron based in England, and has to suppress his humane instincts to restore morale and discipline - a task which places a heavy strain on his mental state and brings his weary men to the edge of endurance. Oscar-winning Second World War drama, with Gregory Peck, Hugh Marlowe, Gary Merrill and Dean Jagger
(Subtitles) (Black & White)

Rating: 9.1
4:30pm
Film The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)
English servant Gladys Aylward fulfills her dream of becoming a missionary in China. Working from a roadside inn used by mule caravans, she ends up caring for dozens of orphans, who she courageously leads to safety through hostile and mountainous territory during the Sino-Japanese War. Fact-based drama, starring Ingrid Bergman, with Curt Jurgens, Ronald Squire and Robert Donat
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
7:40pm
Film A Good Year (2006)
A city trader inherits a French vineyard from his deceased uncle. But when he goes to France to get a valuation on his newly acquired property so he can sell it, a series of unexpected events leads him to reassess his priorities in life. Ridley Scott's comedy drama based on Peter Mayle's novel, starring Russell Crowe, Albert Finney, Abbie Cornish and Marion Cotillard
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
10:00pm
Film St Vincent (2014)
A lonely 12-year-old boy gets locked out of his house, so turns to his next-door neighbour, a misanthropic Vietnam veteran with a gambling addiction. The neighbour takes a shine to the youngster, and offers his services as a babysitter, providing valuable life lessons and an introduction to the joys of gambling, fighting and petty theft. Comedy drama, starring Bill Murray, Jaeden Lieberher, Melissa McCarthy and Naomi Watts
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8
12:05am
Film Ted (2012)
A lonely boy makes a wish at Christmas that his teddy bear will come to life, which is magically granted. The boy grows up to become a directionless slacker, with the foul-mouthed living toy still his inseparable friend - but his girlfriend thinks it is time for him to grow up. Comedy, starring Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis, directed by and featuring the voice of Seth MacFarlane
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 6.5
2:10am
Film Radiator (2014)
Daniel's life is turned upside down when he is summoned to his elderly parents' remote farm, where he finds he has to help them adjust to the new squalor they have fallen into. Comedy drama, starring Daniel Cerqueira, Richard Johnson, Gemma Jones and Julia Ford
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.5

Tue 24 Oct

12:00pm
Film Destry (1954)
A ruthless mobster and his cronies take over a small frontier town. When the local sheriff dies in mysterious circumstances, he appoints a drunk to office to consolidate his power. However, the inebriated official calls for the son of famous lawman to be his deputy and the new inclusion shows a fierce determination to see justice reign. Western, starring Audie Murphy, Mari Blanchard and Lyle Bettger
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
1:55pm
Film North to Alaska (1960)
Gold prospector Sam travels to Seattle to fetch his partner George's fiancee. When he discovers she has married someone else, Sam takes it upon himself to find a suitable replacement. Unfortunately, his attempts to bring the substitute bride and George together do not go to plan, and a conman is trying to get his hands on their gold. Comedy Western, starring John Wayne, Stewart Granger, Capucine and Ernie Kovacs
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
4:20pm
Film Patton (1970)
Oscar-winning Second World War biopic of the American general admired for his brilliant tactical skills and ability to inspire his men to great things. But this complex man was equally noted for his abrasive temper, egotism and consuming sense of rivalry, which so antagonised his superiors he was eventually relieved of his command. Starring George C Scott, Karl Malden, Michael Bates and Stephen Young
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.6
7:45pm
Film Shallow Hal (2001)
Superficial Hal is only interested in dating physically perfect women, but his outlook is changed when a self-help guru hypnotises him into seeing inner beauty - and he ends up falling for a spirited overweight woman. However, when the hypnosis wears off he struggles to remember that looks are not everything. Farrelly Brothers comedy, starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Jack Black, Jason Alexander and Joe Viterelli
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.5
10:00pm
Film Alien (1979)
Crew members of a cargo spacecraft answer a distress call from a derelict alien vessel. However, their mission of mercy has fatal repercussions when a deadly, seemingly indestructible monster gets on board their ship and starts killing them one by one. Ridley Scott's sci-fi horror, starring Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Ian Holm, John Hurt, Harry Dean Stanton, Yaphet Kotto and Veronica Cartwright
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.3
12:20am
FilmFear Interview Special
Cast and crew talk about Film4's horror season premieres, featuring actor-director Alice Lowe on Prevenge, actor-director Steve Oram talking about Aaaaaaaah! and A Dark Song; director Gareth Tunley and star Tom Meeten discussing The Ghoul; director Liam Gavin chatting about A Dark Song and director Nick Gillespie talking about Tank 432
(Subtitles)

12:55am
Film Sightseers (2012)
A woman leading a sheltered life joins her new boyfriend on a caravanning holiday. His love of obscure tourist spots conceals a fierce rage that leads him to murder anyone who spoils their excursions, but this dark side only excites his timid travelling companion, who begins a killing spree of her own. Comedy horror, starring Alice Lowe and Steve Oram
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.6
2:40am
Film Stonehearst Asylum (2014)
A new apprentice at a lunatic asylum is intrigued by the unusual methods of the doctor in charge. He realises too late that the doctor is actually a patient who has taken over with the intent of establishing his own form of society - a plan that leads to chaos. Gothic horror based on Edgar Allen Poe's short story Eliza Graves, starring Kate Beckinsale, Jim Sturgess, David Thewlis and Michael Caine
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.9

Wed 25 Oct

12:00pm
Film Siege of the Saxons (1963)
King Arthur is betrayed and killed by one of his knights, who has formed an alliance with an invading Saxon horde and intends to seize the throne himself. However, the dead monarch's daughter is rescued by an outlaw, who seeks the aid of Merlin in ensuring the crown passes to her instead of the villainous usurper. Medieval adventure, starring Ronald Lewis, Janette Scott and John Laurie
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
1:45pm
Film Apache Territory (1958)
A drifter takes the lone survivor of a massacred party of settlers to an oasis, where he finds several other homesteaders and a military force have also sought shelter. They come under siege by a war party of Apaches, and face a struggle for survival - but an impending storm inspires a daring escape plan. Western, starring Rory Calhoun and Barbara Bates
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.7
3:10pm
Film The Rare Breed (1966)
An English widow decides to fulfil her cattle farmer husband's final wish of introducing the Hereford breed to America. She finds a cattleman in Texas willing to help, but first she and her daughter must transport their prize bull across the wilderness, with the aid of a sceptical ranch hand. Romantic comedy Western, starring Maureen O'Hara and James Stewart
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
5:10pm
Film The Quiet Man (1952)
An American prizefighter retires after killing an opponent in the ring, and returns to his Irish roots in a village in Galway, where he falls for a local woman. Unfortunately, their romance is hampered by a conflict with her brother over a property matter. John Ford's Oscar-winning romantic comedy drama, starring John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Victor McLaglen, Barry Fitzgerald and Ward Bond
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
7:50pm
Film Endless Love (2014)
A girl from a wealthy family falls in love with a mysterious man over the course of the summer. However, their relationship is threatened by her parents' disapproval, and as he works to prove himself worthy of her, his own shady past is brought to light. Romantic drama based on Scott Spencer's novel, with Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
9:55pm
FilmFear Interview Special
Director Liam Gavin talks about his psychological horror A Dark Song, which can be seen on Film4 tonight at 11.15pm
(Subtitles)

10:00pm
Film Thor (2011)
The Norse god of thunder is banished from his own world when his arrogance puts the kingdom on the brink of war. He is sent to present-day Earth, where he is forced to live among humans without his supernatural powers, but must regain his abilities to defend his new home against his evil brother. Kenneth Branagh's fantasy adventure based on the Marvel comics, starring Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston and Anthony Hopkins
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.1
12:15am
Film A Dark Song (2016)
Premiere. A grieving woman hires an occultist who claims he can put her in contact with her dead son. Psychological horror, starring Catherine Walker and Steve Oram
(Subtitles) (Premiere)

2:20am
Film The Babadook (2014)
A widowed mother's life becomes increasingly stressful when her son becomes convinced that the monster in one of his books is real. As she struggles to cope with the boy's unusual behaviour and her own sense of isolation, she begins to share his belief in the creature. Horror, starring Essie Davis and Noah Wiseman
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.1

Thu 26 Oct

12:00pm
Film Imitation of Life (1959)
A homeless black woman moves in with a struggling actress and works as her maid in return for a place to stay. But both women struggle to cope with their unruly daughters - the aspiring star has neglected hers in pursuit of fame, while the maid's resentful mixed-race child is ashamed of her ethnicity. Drama, starring Lana Turner, Juanita Moore, John Gavin and Sandra Dee, with a cameo appearance by gospel singer Mahalia Jackson
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.9
2:35pm
Film Father Goose (1964)
A hard-drinking beachcomber languishing on a small South Sea island is dragooned by the Australian Navy into looking out for Japanese spy-planes during the Second World War. When his path crosses with a teacher and her schoolgirl pupils marooned on a nearby shore, he pilots them to the safety of his own home. Predictably, the prim schoolmistress and her drunkard host make for poor company. Comedy, with Cary Grant, Leslie Caron and Trevor Howard
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.4
5:05pm
Film D-Day, the Sixth of June (1956)
A British colonel and an American captain board a ship heading out on a dangerous mission as part of the Normandy Landings. As the two men prepare for the battle to come, they both reminisce about their love for the same woman. Second World War drama, starring Robert Taylor, Richard Todd, Dana Wynter and Edmond O'Brien
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.2
7:15pm
Film Hulk (2003)
Scientist Dr Bruce Banner turns into the rampaging green Hulk after exposure to a huge dose of gamma radiation, prompting the military to embark on a no-holds-barred mission to destroy the monster. Meanwhile, Banner's unstable father resurfaces, holding the secret to his transformation. Comic-book adventure from director Ang Lee, starring Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly, Sam Elliott and Nick Nolte
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.5
9:55pm
FilmFear Interview Special
Director Nick Gillespie talks about his battlefield horror Tank 432, which can be seen on Film4 tonight at 11.35pm
(Subtitles)

10:00pm
Film Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
A gang of fugitives is reunited by an FBI manhunter, who offers the criminals pardons in return for their help. They must go to Europe and bring down a criminal syndicate led by a ruthless London gangster, whose right-hand woman is an old friend of theirs assumed to be dead. Action thriller sequel, with Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson and Michelle Rodriguez
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.4
12:35am
Film Tank 432 (2015)
Premiere. A squad of mercenaries comes under attack from an unknown enemy and seeks shelter in an abandoned tank. The soldiers soon find that the hatch has jammed behind them leaving them trapped inside. They discover a set of files containing a terrible secret that threatens them all. Horror, starring Rupert Evans and Michael Smiley
(Subtitles) (Premiere)

2:20am
Film Yakuza Apocalypse (2015)
A gang member is bitten by his dying vampire boss and struggles with his transition from sensitive human being to crazed bloodsucker, while also setting out to get revenge on the international crime syndicate responsible for his mentor's death. Comedy horror, starring Hayato Ichihara. In Japanese
(In Vision)

Fri 27 Oct

12:00pm
Film The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (1958)
English servant Gladys Aylward fulfills her dream of becoming a missionary in China. Working from a roadside inn used by mule caravans, she ends up caring for dozens of orphans, who she courageously leads to safety through hostile and mountainous territory during the Sino-Japanese War. Fact-based drama, starring Ingrid Bergman, with Curt Jurgens, Ronald Squire and Robert Donat
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5.6
3:10pm
Film The China Syndrome (1979)
A nuclear power plant controller discovers a potentially disastrous operational flaw but refuses to report it. A visiting TV journalist and cameraman pick up on the story - but as they struggle to get the news on air, a quick-witted engineer realises the danger is far more pronounced than anyone suspects. Thriller, starring Jane Fonda, Michael Douglas, Jack Lemmon and Scott Brady
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4
5:40pm
Film Crack in the World (1965)
A dying scientist and his colleagues conduct experiments to harness the Earth's inner energy which seem set to end in disaster. Sci-fi thriller, with Dana Andrews, Janette Scott, Kieron Moore and Alexander Knox
(Subtitles)

7:35pm
Film Life of Pi (2012)
A writer interviews a man about the extraordinary events of his life. He describes his childhood in India, living in the zoo run by his father, and how the family and their animals were forced to relocate to Canada when he was a teenager. However, during the sea voyage, the ship sank and he was left adrift in a small boat with a ferocious tiger. Ang Lee's adventure based on Yann Martel's novel, starring Suraj Sharma and Irrfan Khan
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7.4
10:00pm
Film Red 2 (2013)
Former CIA agent Frank Moses reunites his squad of retired operatives for a vital mission. A devastatingly powerful new weapon has been stolen, and it falls to Frank's team to retrieve it - which means facing lethal assassins, terrorists and corrupt government officials out to steal the device. Action thriller sequel, starring Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren and John Malkovich
(Subtitles) (Audio Described)

Rating: 7
12:15am
Film Candyman (1991)
Virginia Madsen stars as a student researching urban legends for her dissertation, who investigates the tale of a supernatural, hook-handed serial killer rumoured to haunt a run-down Chicago apartment block. Though cynical at first, she soon finds herself face to face with the phantom, who sets his sights on claiming her as his latest victim. Horror, with Tony Todd, Xander Berkeley and Vanessa Williams
(Subtitles)

2:20am
Film Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)
A 15th-century Transylvanian knight becomes a vampire after the death of his beloved wife. Centuries later, he learns she has been reincarnated, and travels to Victorian London with the intent of seducing her into joining him in living death. Francis Ford Coppola's Gothic horror based on the novel, starring Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins and Keanu Reeves
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.4

Sat 28 Oct

12:00pm
Film Marmaduke (2010)
An advertising executive tries to start a new life in California with his family and their lumbering, disaster-prone Great Dane. The friendly but clumsy dog accidentally causes chaos for his owners, until an incident at a surfing competition makes him a local celebrity. Comedy, with Lee Pace, and featuring the voice of Owen Wilson
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2.7
2:00pm
Film The House of Magic (2013)
A stray cat wanders into a magician's mansion, and finds it is full of strange gadgets. The illusionist allows him to stay, to the annoyance of his other pets, but the cat proves an invaluable addition to the group when their owner's scheming nephew plots to take the house for himself. Animated adventure, with the voices of Murray Blue and Doug Stone
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.8
3:40pm
Film Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
Twelve-year-old Jess befriends a new girl at school, and the pair begin to create their own imaginary kingdom in a secret place in the woods to escape the difficulties of their real lives. Unfortunately, a tragedy threatens to bring their fantasy world to an end. Drama based on Katherine Paterson's novel, starring Josh Hutcherson, AnnaSophia Robb, Zooey Deschanel and Robert Patrick
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
5:30pm
Film Endless Love (2014)
A girl from a wealthy family falls in love with a mysterious man over the course of the summer. However, their relationship is threatened by her parents' disapproval, and as he works to prove himself worthy of her, his own shady past is brought to light. Romantic drama based on Scott Spencer's novel, with Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.7
7:35pm
Film A Good Year (2006)
A city trader inherits a French vineyard from his deceased uncle. But when he goes to France to get a valuation on his newly acquired property so he can sell it, a series of unexpected events leads him to reassess his priorities in life. Ridley Scott's comedy drama based on Peter Mayle's novel, starring Russell Crowe, Albert Finney, Abbie Cornish and Marion Cotillard
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
9:55pm
FilmFear Interview Special
Actor, writer and director Steve Oram talks about his film Aaaaaaaah!, which receives its network premiere on Film4 later tonight
(Subtitles)

10:00pm
Film Taken 2 (2012)
Former CIA agent Bryan Mills and his ex-wife Lenore are taken hostage in Istanbul by an Albanian gangster, whose son Bryan killed while bringing down a kidnapping ring. He is able to escape with the aid of his daughter, and together they fight to rescue Lenore and wipe out the criminal family. Action thriller sequel, starring Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace and Famke Janssen
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.4
11:50pm
Film No One Lives (2012)
A gang of criminals kidnaps a couple and holds them hostage at an abandoned house in the middle of nowhere. As the crooks' plans start to unravel and they end up killing one of their captives, they come under attack from a mysterious psychopath who intends to make sure no one gets out of the building alive. Horror, starring Luke Evans and Adelaide Clemens
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
1:30am
Film Aaaaaaaah! (2015)
Premiere. In a strange parallel world, humans have developed all the trappings of modern civilisation, but have no language and still behave like apes. An alpha male, aided by his sidekick, tries to assert his dominance over a community. Comedy horror, directed by and starring Steve Oram, with Tom Meeten and Julian Rhind-Tutt
(Subtitles) (Premiere)

2:10am
Film (GMT) A Field in England (2013)
Three deserters escaping the front line during the English Civil War are taken hostage by an alchemist and his associate. They are forced to help dig for a mythical treasure believed to be buried in a nearby field, but their search unleashes dangerous and disturbing mystical forces. Horror, starring Reece Shearsmith and Michael Smiley
(Subtitles) (Black & White) (Audio Described)

Sun 29 Oct

12:00pm
Film (GMT) The Rare Breed (1966)
An English widow decides to fulfil her cattle farmer husband's final wish of introducing the Hereford breed to America. She finds a cattleman in Texas willing to help, but first she and her daughter must transport their prize bull across the wilderness, with the aid of a sceptical ranch hand. Romantic comedy Western, starring Maureen O'Hara and James Stewart
(Subtitles)

2:00pm
Film Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules (2011)
A hapless youngster faces the daunting prospect of starting a new school year and desperately tries to impress a girl in his class. But as if that weren't enough to contend with, his parents also force him to spend more time with his bullying older brother. Children's comedy sequel, starring Zachary Gordon and Devon Bostick
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.9
4:05pm
Film Von Ryan's Express (1965)
A courageous American colonel with a never-say-die attitude is held in a PoW camp. He boldly sets out to lead a group of Allied prisoners in a daring mass escape bid by hijacking a freight train and fleeing through occupied Italy to Switzerland. Second World War action adventure, starring Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard, Brad Dexter and James Brolin
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.1
6:25pm
Film Vice Versa (1988)
A department store executive returns from a trip to Thailand in possession of a mysterious artefact that causes him to change places with his 11-year-old son. While the horrified father struggles to cope with a world of teachers and school bullies, the youngster is revelling in the perks of being a grown-up. Fantasy comedy, starring Judge Reinhold, Fred Savage, Swoosie Kurtz and Corinne Bohrer
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.6
8:20pm
Film Coneheads (1993)
An alien couple and their daughter crash-land on Earth and try to blend into suburban society, all the while dodging the immigration authorities and their increasingly suspicious neighbours. Comedy, starring Dan Aykroyd, Jane Curtin, Michael McKean, Jason Alexander, Michelle Burke, David Spade and Chris Farley
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
10:00pm
Film Faster (2010)
A criminal is released from prison with revenge in mind. His brother was murdered while he was behind bars. He hunts down the men responsible, pursued by a cop on the verge of retirement and a ruthless hitman. Action adventure, starring Dwayne Johnson, Billy Bob Thornton, Oliver Jackson-Cohen and Carla Gugino
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.5
11:55pm
Film Fright Night (1985)
A teenager becomes convinced his new next door neighbour is a vampire responsible for a series of recent disappearances. Finding nobody is willing to believe his unlikely story, he seeks the aid of a washed-up movie star famous for playing a vampire hunter in destroying the monster. Comedy horror, starring Chris Sarandon, Roddy McDowall, William Ragsdale, Amanda Bearse and Stephen Geoffreys
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
2:10am
Film Berberian Sound Studio (2012)
An introverted sound engineer used to working on nature documentaries is recruited by an Italian director, only to find himself working on a violent horror movie. The alien surroundings and constant repetition of disturbing imagery begins to take its toll on his sanity. Thriller, starring Toby Jones, Tonia Sotiropoulou and Antonio Mancino
(Subtitles)

Rating: 5
4:00am
FilmFear Interview Special
Cast and crew talk about Film4's horror season premieres, featuring actor-director Alice Lowe on Prevenge, actor-director Steve Oram talking about Aaaaaaaah! and A Dark Song; director Gareth Tunley and star Tom Meeten discussing The Ghoul; director Liam Gavin chatting about A Dark Song and director Nick Gillespie talking about Tank 432
(Subtitles) (Repeat)