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Wed 23 Oct

6:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
George Lucas
Season 1 Episode 14/91

Film-maker George Lucas reflects on his career, which includes creating the Star Wars franchise, as well as producing the Indiana Jones series

Rating: 6.8
6:30am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
James L Brooks
Season 1 Episode 51/91

Interview with James L Brooks, director of Terms of Endearment and As Good as It Gets

Rating: 6.8
7:00am
Off Set
TCM Shorts: Ben Miller Off Set
Ben Miller discusses his acting career

Rating: 7.5
7:20am
Film Arizona (1940)
Tough pioneer woman Phoebe Titus finds herself getting more in touch with her feminine side after falling hook, line and sinker for cowboy Peter Muncie. But when it turns out he is only passing through, she is left alone to deal with the villains who would destroy her freight company. Western, starring Jean Arthur, William Holden and Warren William

Rating: 6
10:00am
Film King of the Wild Stallions (1959)
Rancher Martha Morse faces losing her home to a cruel landowner, but her devoted stable hand has a plan to save the day by claiming the reward offered for capturing an infamous wild horse. However, nobody knows that Martha's unsuspecting son has already befriended the animal and is trying to train it. Western, starring Diane Brewster and George Montgomery

11:40am
Film Frenchie (1950)
A woman sets up a gambling establishment in a Wild West town, but has a secret objective - she believes the men who killed her father are in the vicinity, and is plotting revenge. With the aid of a sympathetic lawman, she identifies one of the culprits and arranges a grisly demise - but things don't go as planned. Western, rehashing the 1939 classic Destry Rides Again - and sadly suffering by comparison. Shelley Winters, Joel McCrea, Elsa Lanchester and Paul Kelly star

1:30pm
Film Showdown (1963)
Two escaped convicts are forced to help out in a hold-up organised by their fellow fugitives, leaving them desperate to engineer an escape and thwart the villains' plans. Western, starring Audie Murphy, Charles Drake, Kathleen Crowley and Skip Homeier

Rating: 2
3:15pm
Film Oklahoma Territory (1960)
Renowned attorney Temple Houston is assigned to serve as prosecutor in the case of a Cherokee chief accused of murder. However, he becomes convinced that the defendant has been framed, and that someone is using the case to stir up conflict between settlers and the Cherokee. Western, starring Bill Williams and Gloria Talbott

4:45pm
Film Fort Massacre (1958)
A sergeant takes charge of a US Cavalry regiment after senior officers are killed, and sets out on a journey through Apache territory to reach fresh water. However, the men begin to suspect their new commander has a personal vendetta against the natives and is leading them into a battle they cannot win. Western, starring Joel McCrea and Forrest Tucker

Rating: 6.7
6:30pm
Film The Bridge at Remagen (1969)
As Allied forces prepare for a major assault on Germany, a small unit of American soldiers is sent to capture a strategically important bridge over the Rhine - but German forces are determined to prevent the Allied advance, and seek to destroy it. Second World War adventure, starring George Segal, Robert Vaughn, Ben Gazzara and Bradford Dillman

Rating: 7.8
9:00pm
Film Firewall (2006)
A bank security expert's wife and children are kidnapped by a psychopath and his gang, who threaten to kill them unless he hacks into client accounts and embezzles $100million. However, he fights back, determined to outwit their every move before his family suffers. Action thriller, starring Harrison Ford, Paul Bettany, Virginia Madsen and Alan Arkin

Rating: 6.7
11:20pm
Film Absolute Power (1997)
A burglar witnesses a murder involving the US president and flees the scene of the crime before the police arrive. However, a dogged detective is swiftly on his trail, and the thief realises he faces a race against time to uncover the evidence before shadowy secret service agents silence him for good. Thriller, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, with Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Judy Davis and Dennis Haysbert

Rating: 7.6
1:50am
Film The Bridge at Remagen (1969)
As Allied forces prepare for a major assault on Germany, a small unit of American soldiers is sent to capture a strategically important bridge over the Rhine - but German forces are determined to prevent the Allied advance, and seek to destroy it. Second World War adventure, starring George Segal, Robert Vaughn, Ben Gazzara and Bradford Dillman

Rating: 7.8
4:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
George Lucas
Season 1 Episode 14/91

Film-maker George Lucas reflects on his career, which includes creating the Star Wars franchise, as well as producing the Indiana Jones series

Rating: 6.8
4:30am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
James L Brooks
Season 1 Episode 51/91

Interview with James L Brooks, director of Terms of Endearment and As Good as It Gets

Rating: 6.8
5:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Joe Dante
Season 1 Episode 36/91

Interview with Joe Dante, director of Gremlins, The Howling, Innerspace and Explorers

Rating: 6.8
5:30am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Joel Schumacher
Season 1 Episode 1/91

Interview with Joel Schumacher, director of Falling Down, The Lost Boys and A Time to Kill

Rating: 6.8

Thu 24 Oct

6:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
John Boorman
Season 1 Episode 81/91

Interview with John Boorman, director of Deliverance, Excalibur, Point Blank and Zardoz

Rating: 6.8
6:30am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
John Carpenter
Season 1 Episode 20/91

An interview with American film-maker John Carpenter, director of movies including Halloween, Assault on Precinct 13, The Thing and Escape from New York

Rating: 6.8
7:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Joe Dante
Season 1 Episode 36/91

Interview with Joe Dante, director of Gremlins, The Howling, Innerspace and Explorers

Rating: 6.8
7:35am
Off Set
Jamie Cullum - Part Two
Part two of two. Singer-songwriter Jamie Cullum discusses the stars, movies and styles that have inspired and influenced him over the years, and his work on the soundtrack for Clint Eastwood's Gran Torino

Rating: 7.5
7:45am
Film Gunman's Walk (1958)
An ageing hard-bitten rancher expects his two sons to follow in his footsteps and keep order in their lawless land with the force of the gun. One of his boys is a gentle soul with no appetite for violence, but his brother is trigger-happy and one day takes a step too far - leaving his father with an impossible decision. Western, starring Van Heflin, Tab Hunter and James Darren

Rating: 6.1
9:50am
Film The Oklahoman (1957)
A kindly doctor whose wife died in childbirth makes a new home for himself and his baby daughter in a backwater town. He tries to protect a local Native American village from a greedy rancher trying to take their land, leading him into a fatal confrontation. Western, starring Joel McCrea and Barbara Hale

11:35am
Film The Wild and the Innocent (1959)
A naive beaver trapper finds himself with an unwanted travelling companion in the shape of a woman fleeing her family. They leave their mountain home for a nearby town, but find their first taste of city living harder to cope with than expected, especially when they fall foul of a crooked sheriff. Comedy Western, starring Audie Murphy and Sandra Dee

Rating: 5
1:30pm
Film Gunpoint (1966)
A sheriff tries to stop a train robbery, but is shot by his own treacherous deputy. Recovering from his wounds, he assembles a posse to bring the outlaws to justice, acquiring an uneasy ally in a saloon owner in love with a dancehall singer the fugitives have taken hostage. Western, starring Audie Murphy and Joan Stanley

Rating: 2.1
3:20pm
Film Return of the Gunfighter (1967)
An ageing gunslinger hopes to put his violent past behind him once and for all, but when he and his travelling companion meet a Mexican woman, they are persuaded to help her get revenge on the men who murdered her parents and stole their land. Western, starring Robert Taylor, Chad Everett and Ana Martin

5:25pm
Film King of the Wild Stallions (1959)
Rancher Martha Morse faces losing her home to a cruel landowner, but her devoted stable hand has a plan to save the day by claiming the reward offered for capturing an infamous wild horse. However, nobody knows that Martha's unsuspecting son has already befriended the animal and is trying to train it. Western, starring Diane Brewster and George Montgomery

7:05pm
Film The Cimarron Kid (1952)
A gunslinging outlaw falls head over heels in love with a woman who persuades him to mend his ways and go straight - but only after one last heist. Western adventure, starring Audie Murphy, Beverly Tyler, James Best and Yvette Dugay

Rating: 7.1
9:00pm
Film Wild Bill (1995)
The legendary gunfighter spends his last days as sheriff of Deadwood. As he reflects on an eventful life and his relationship with infatuated partner in crime Calamity Jane, a stranger arrives in town seeking revenge for one of Bill's past misdeeds. Western, starring Jeff Bridges, John Hurt, Ellen Barkin and David Arquette

Rating: 4.9
11:05pm
Film Dirty Harry (1971)
Maverick San Francisco detective 'Dirty' Harry Callahan sets out to capture a deranged sniper picking off victims at random. Although his own tactics barely stay within the confines of the law, he is determined the killer will face his particular brand of justice, regardless of his superiors' disapproval. Don Siegel's thriller, starring Clint Eastwood, Harry Guardino and Andy Robinson

Rating: 8.4
1:20am
Film Sahara (1943)
An American tank crew get lost in the desert during the retreat from El Alamein and face a desperate race against time to reach a source of water in an abandoned fortress - only to discover the Nazis are heading for the same location. Second World War melodrama which is all the more effective thanks to the straightforward nature of the plot and action. Humphrey Bogart, J Carrol Naish, Dan Duryea and Rex Ingram are among the excellent cast

Rating: 6.1
3:15am
Off Set
TCM Shorts: Ben Miller Off Set
Ben Miller discusses his acting career

Rating: 7.5
3:30am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
John Boorman
Season 1 Episode 81/91

Interview with John Boorman, director of Deliverance, Excalibur, Point Blank and Zardoz

Rating: 6.8
4:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
John Carpenter
Season 1 Episode 20/91

An interview with American film-maker John Carpenter, director of movies including Halloween, Assault on Precinct 13, The Thing and Escape from New York

Rating: 6.8
4:30am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
John Glen
Season 1 Episode 38/91

John Glen chats about his film-making career, which includes Bond movies For Your Eyes Only, Octopussy, A View to a Kill, The Living Daylights and Licence to Kill

Rating: 6.8
5:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
John Glen
Season 1 Episode 38/91

John Glen chats about his film-making career, which includes Bond movies For Your Eyes Only, Octopussy, A View to a Kill, The Living Daylights and Licence to Kill

Rating: 6.8
5:30am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
John Landis
Season 1 Episode 49/91

An interview with John Landis, director of Michael Jackson's Thriller video, and films including The Blues Brothers, An American Werewolf in London and Trading Places

Rating: 6.8

Fri 25 Oct

6:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
John McTiernan
Season 1 Episode 16/91

Interview with John McTiernan, director of Die Hard, Predator and The Hunt for Red October

Rating: 6.8
6:30am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
John Woo
Season 1 Episode 80/91

Interview with John Woo, director of Hong Kong thrillers Bullet in the Head and Hard Boiled, as well as Hollywood action movies Face/Off and Broken Arrow

Rating: 6.8
7:05am
Off Set
Jamie Cullum - Part Two
Part two of two. Singer-songwriter Jamie Cullum discusses the stars, movies and styles that have inspired and influenced him over the years, and his work on the soundtrack for Clint Eastwood's Gran Torino

Rating: 7.5
7:20am
Film Landfall (1949)
A pilot tries to redeem himself for mistakenly sinking an allied submarine by undertaking a perilous mission. Second World War drama, starring Michael Denison and Patricia Plunkett

9:05am
Film The Left Handed Gun (1958)
Billy the Kid sets out on a murderous spree to exact revenge on the bandits who killed his friend and mentor. Arthur Penn's Western, starring Paul Newman, John Dehner, Lita Milan and Hurd Hatfield

Rating: 8
11:15am
Film The Long and the Short and the Tall (1960)
During the Japanese invasion of 1942, a seven-strong British patrol beds down in a dilapidated store-hut in the Burmese jungle. Hindered by a malfunctioning radio, the men do not know whether or not to move on and the situation takes a turn for the worse when a lone Japanese scout stumbles across the hut - leaving the soldiers with a moral dilemma. Second World War drama, starring Laurence Harvey, Richard Todd, Richard Harris and David McCallum

Rating: 7.3
1:30pm
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

Rating: 7.6
3:35pm
Film Arizona (1940)
Tough pioneer woman Phoebe Titus finds herself getting more in touch with her feminine side after falling hook, line and sinker for cowboy Peter Muncie. But when it turns out he is only passing through, she is left alone to deal with the villains who would destroy her freight company. Western, starring Jean Arthur, William Holden and Warren William

Rating: 6
6:05pm
Film Ice Station Zebra (1968)
An American atomic submarine commander races against time to reach a Soviet spy satellite that has crash-landed near a British research station in the Arctic - before Russian troops arrive to stake their claim to it. Adventure based on Alistair MacLean's novel, starring Rock Hudson, Ernest Borgnine, Jim Brown, Tony Bill and Patrick McGoohan

Rating: 8.5
9:00pm
Film Sudden Impact (1983)
Maverick detective 'Dirty' Harry Callahan is sent to investigate a killing in a small town when his superiors tire of his no-holds barred approach to law enforcement. The case takes an unexpected turn with the discovery that the killer is a woman seeking revenge on the men who raped her and her sister 10 years previously. Crime thriller sequel, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood. With Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle and Bradford Dillman

Rating: 6.2
11:30pm
Film Magnum Force (1973)
Maverick cop Dirty Harry Callahan antagonises his superiors once more in his pursuit of a vigilante group responsible for murdering the city's most wanted criminals. However, he is unaware that the killers are some of his fellow officers - and are prepared to see him dead to keep their secret safe. Action thriller sequel, starring Clint Eastwood, Hal Holbrook, Mitchell Ryan, David Soul and Robert Urich

Rating: 8.9
1:55am
Film Night of the Living Dead (1968)
A radioactive satellite crashes on Earth, leading to the dead rising as cannibalistic zombies. A woman who witnessed her brother's death at the hands of the creatures joins a disparate group of survivors in an abandoned farmhouse - but they are soon besieged by the undead. George A Romero's horror, starring Judith O'Dea, Duane Jones, Karl Hardman and Marilyn Eastman

Rating: 7.2
4:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
M Night Shyamalan
Season 1 Episode 75/91

Interview with M Night Shyamalan, director of The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, The Lady in the Water, and Split

Rating: 6.8
4:30am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Mel Gibson
Season 1 Episode 68/91

Interview with Mel Gibson about his directorial career, including Apocalypto, The Passion of the Christ, and Braveheart

Rating: 6.8
5:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Michael Apted
Season 1 Episode 42/91

Interview with Michael Apted, director of Gorillas in the Mist, Coal Miner's Daughter and Amazing Grace

Rating: 6.8
5:35am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
M Night Shyamalan
Season 1 Episode 75/91

Interview with M Night Shyamalan, director of The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, The Lady in the Water, and Split

Rating: 6.8

Sat 26 Oct

6:10am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Mel Gibson
Season 1 Episode 68/91

Interview with Mel Gibson about his directorial career, including Apocalypto, The Passion of the Christ, and Braveheart

Rating: 6.8
6:45am
Film The Pure Hell of St Trinian's (1960)
The girls burn their school to the ground, prompting a mysterious Middle Eastern gentleman to offer new premises for their studies - but he has a sinister ulterior motive for helping the badly behaved youngsters. Comedy, starring Cecil Parker, Joyce Grenfell, George Cole and Irene Handl

Rating: 8.8
8:50am
Film The Rebel (1961)
A bored office clerk gives up his dull routine to pursue a career as an artist. He moves to Paris in search of inspiration for his masterpiece, but finds critical acclaim escapes him - until an accidental mix-up results in him getting the credit for another painter's work. Comedy, starring Tony Hancock, George Sanders, Dennis Price and John Le Mesurier

Rating: 8.2
11:05am
Film Sahara (1943)
An American tank crew get lost in the desert during the retreat from El Alamein and face a desperate race against time to reach a source of water in an abandoned fortress - only to discover the Nazis are heading for the same location. Second World War melodrama which is all the more effective thanks to the straightforward nature of the plot and action. Humphrey Bogart, J Carrol Naish, Dan Duryea and Rex Ingram are among the excellent cast

Rating: 6.1
1:15pm
Film Frenchie (1950)
A woman sets up a gambling establishment in a Wild West town, but has a secret objective - she believes the men who killed her father are in the vicinity, and is plotting revenge. With the aid of a sympathetic lawman, she identifies one of the culprits and arranges a grisly demise - but things don't go as planned. Western, rehashing the 1939 classic Destry Rides Again - and sadly suffering by comparison. Shelley Winters, Joel McCrea, Elsa Lanchester and Paul Kelly star

3:00pm
Film Badlands of Dakota (1941)
During the gold rush of 1876, the city of Deadwood is the latest boom town and brothers Jim and Bob Holliday come to blows after falling out over a woman. Meanwhile, the boisterous Calamity Jane sets her sights on Wild Bill Hickok, who is busy taking on a gang launching a series of raids in the guise of Native Americans. Western, starring Robert Stack, Broderick Crawford, Ann Rutherford, Richard Dix and Frances Farmer

4:45pm
Film Destry Rides Again (1939)
A mild-mannered sheriff is assigned to clean up a lawless town ruled over by a ruthless gangster - but finds his biggest problem is a sultry saloon singer determined to exact revenge on him for resisting her charms. Comedy Western, starring James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Winninger, Mischa Auer and Brian Donlevy

Rating: 8.2
6:50pm
Film Backtrack! (1969)
A courageous cowboy claps on his chaps and heads for the wilds of Mexico to collect a prize bull - but encounters all manner of strange folk and adventures along the way. Western, combining the casts of TV shows Laredo and The Virginian, including Neville Brand, Doug McClure, Peter Brown and Ida Lupino

9:00pm
Film The Dead Pool (1988)
Uncompromising detective 'Dirty' Harry Callahan hunts the ringleaders behind a bizarre death lottery which is seemingly being used to murder well-known figures. The case becomes personal when he discovers his own name is on the list of prospective victims. Action thriller sequel, starring Clint Eastwood, Patricia Clarkson, Liam Neeson and an early appearance by Jim Carrey

Rating: 8.3
10:55pm
Film The Enforcer (1976)
Maverick cop 'Dirty' Harry Callahan is unwillingly teamed up with a female partner as he takes on terrorists who have stolen a shipment of weapons and explosives and plan to hold the city of San Francisco to ransom. Crime thriller sequel, starring Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Harry Guardino, Bradford Dillman and John Mitchum

Rating: 8.7
12:55am
Film Stigmata (1999)
A priest who travels the world investigating apparent miracles on behalf of the Vatican is sent to look into the case of a woman who has experienced a series of strange and disturbing phenomena, including wounds inexplicably appearing on her body. He begins to believe these events are a message from God. Horror, starring Patricia Arquette and Gabriel Byrne

Rating: 8.7
1:50am
Off Set
TCM Shorts: Ben Miller Off Set
Ben Miller discusses his acting career

Rating: 7.5
2:05am
Film Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)
Bumbling Inspector Clouseau's adventures seem to have come to an end when he is mistakenly declared dead. However, the disaster-prone detective is in fact alive and well, and takes advantage of the situation to launch an undercover investigation into his own murder, adopting a variety of cunning disguises. Comedy sequel, starring Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Burt Kwouk and Dyan Cannon

Rating: 7.6
4:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Norman Jewison
Season 1 Episode 39/91

Canadian film-maker Norman Jewison chats about his career, which includes directing credits for The Cincinnati Kid, In the Heat of the Night and The Thomas Crown Affair

Rating: 6.8
4:30am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Paul Greengrass
Season 1 Episode 52/91

English film-maker Paul Greengrass reflects on his career, discussing his fact-based dramas United 93 and Bloody Sunday, as well as The Bourne Supremacy

Rating: 6.8
5:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Paul Schrader
Season 1 Episode 31/91

Interview with Paul Schrader, director of The Walker and Blue Collar, and writer of Taxi Driver and Raging Bull

Rating: 6.8
5:30am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Milos Forman
Season 1 Episode 30/91

Milos Forman chats about his career, including his Oscar-winning films One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Amadeus, as well as Man on the Moon and The People vs Larry Flynt

Rating: 6.8

Sun 27 Oct

6:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Norman Jewison
Season 1 Episode 39/91

Canadian film-maker Norman Jewison chats about his career, which includes directing credits for The Cincinnati Kid, In the Heat of the Night and The Thomas Crown Affair

Rating: 6.8
6:30am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Paul Greengrass
Season 1 Episode 52/91

English film-maker Paul Greengrass reflects on his career, discussing his fact-based dramas United 93 and Bloody Sunday, as well as The Bourne Supremacy

Rating: 6.8
7:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Michael Mann
Season 1 Episode 24/91

Michael Mann, the film-maker behind Heat, Ali and Miami Vice, discusses his directing career, as well as his most memorable onset experiences and the secrets to success

Rating: 6.8
7:35am
Film The Maltese Falcon (1941)
Cynical private eye Sam Spade is drawn into a dangerous hunt for a mysterious statuette following his partner's murder. John Huston's film noir crime drama, based on Dashiell Hammett's novel, starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre and Sydney Greenstreet

Rating: 7.8
9:40am
Film Oklahoma Territory (1960)
Renowned attorney Temple Houston is assigned to serve as prosecutor in the case of a Cherokee chief accused of murder. However, he becomes convinced that the defendant has been framed, and that someone is using the case to stir up conflict between settlers and the Cherokee. Western, starring Bill Williams and Gloria Talbott

11:10am
Film Tumbleweed (1953)
A scout visits a Native American tribe to negotiate safe passage for a wagon train, but while he is away, the settlers are attacked and killed. He is falsely accused of leaving them to die and sentenced to hang, but breaks out of jail and tries to clear his name by bringing the culprits to justice. Western, starring Audie Murphy and Lori Nelson

12:50pm
Film Return of the Gunfighter (1967)
An ageing gunslinger hopes to put his violent past behind him once and for all, but when he and his travelling companion meet a Mexican woman, they are persuaded to help her get revenge on the men who murdered her parents and stole their land. Western, starring Robert Taylor, Chad Everett and Ana Martin

3:00pm
Film Westward the Women (1951)
A settlement in California has a shortage of women, so a farmer travels to California looking to recruit women to marry the pioneers at the other end of the country. A wagonmaster is hired to lead the potential brides on a dangerous journey across the wilderness. Western, starring Robert Taylor, Denise Darcel, John McIntire and Hope Emerson

5:30pm
Film The Burning Hills (1956)
A settler finds his brother's body and accuses a ruthless cattle baron of killing him, resulting in a gunfight that leaves both men injured. The settler flees with the help of a feisty half-Mexican woman, whose father was also murdered by the villain - but they still have to outwit a posse of pursuing gunmen. Western, with Tab Hunter, Natalie Wood, Skip Homeier and Claude Akins

Rating: 6.5
7:30pm
Film Rebel in Town (1956)
A member of a family of outlaws is sickened when his brother kills a boy, and turns his back on the others. While wandering alone, he is taken in by a couple, but does not realise they are the parents of the dead child. The mother guesses the truth, and keeps it a secret to avoid further bloodshed - but her husband wants revenge. Western, starring John Payne and Ruth Roman

9:00pm
Film Absolute Power (1997)
A burglar witnesses a murder involving the US president and flees the scene of the crime before the police arrive. However, a dogged detective is swiftly on his trail, and the thief realises he faces a race against time to uncover the evidence before shadowy secret service agents silence him for good. Thriller, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, with Gene Hackman, Ed Harris, Judy Davis and Dennis Haysbert

Rating: 7.6
11:35pm
Film Infamous (2006)
Biographical drama focusing on events surrounding Truman Capote's production of his best-selling non-fiction work In Cold Blood, based on the slaughter of a Kansas family. In his quest for fame and success, the American writer becomes transfixed by one of the two killers, and begins to struggle with drink and drug addiction. Starring Toby Jones, Sandra Bullock, Daniel Craig, Sigourney Weaver, Gwyneth Paltrow and Isabella Rossellini

Rating: 6.4
1:55am
Film Dracula (1931)
The undead Count spreads terror through the fog-shrouded streets of London until a small group of vampire-hunters unite to destroy him once and for all. Horror based on Bram Stoker's classic novel, starring Bela Lugosi, David Manners, Dwight Frye, Helen Chandler and Edward Van Sloan

Rating: 7.5
3:20am
Off Set
Jamie Cullum - Part Two
Part two of two. Singer-songwriter Jamie Cullum discusses the stars, movies and styles that have inspired and influenced him over the years, and his work on the soundtrack for Clint Eastwood's Gran Torino

Rating: 7.5
3:30am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Ridley Scott
Season 1 Episode 65/91

Ridley Scott, the director behind Gladiator, Alien, Alien Covenant, and Blade Runner, discusses his first films, favourite movies and secrets to success

Rating: 6.8
4:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Rob Reiner
Season 1 Episode 12/91

An interview with film-maker Rob Reiner, whose directing credits include A Few Good Men, Misery, When Harry Met Sally, The Princess Bride, Stand by Me and This Is Spinal Tap

Rating: 6.8
4:30am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Roland Emmerich
Season 1 Episode 50/91

Interview with Roland Emmerich, director of the Independence Day movies, Stargate and White House Down

Rating: 6.8
5:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Paul Schrader
Season 1 Episode 31/91

Interview with Paul Schrader, director of The Walker and Blue Collar, and writer of Taxi Driver and Raging Bull

Rating: 6.8
5:30am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Paul Verhoeven
Season 1 Episode 57/91

Dutch film-maker Paul Verhoeven chats about his career, which includes directing credits for RoboCop, Total Recall, Starship Troopers and Basic Instinct

Rating: 6.8

Mon 28 Oct

6:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Ridley Scott
Season 1 Episode 65/91

Ridley Scott, the director behind Gladiator, Alien, Alien Covenant, and Blade Runner, discusses his first films, favourite movies and secrets to success

Rating: 6.8
6:30am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Rob Reiner
Season 1 Episode 12/91

An interview with film-maker Rob Reiner, whose directing credits include A Few Good Men, Misery, When Harry Met Sally, The Princess Bride, Stand by Me and This Is Spinal Tap

Rating: 6.8
7:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Ron Howard
Season 1 Episode 44/91

Oscar-winning director Ron Howard discusses his greatest achievements and most memorable on-set experiences as he reflects on his career

Rating: 6.8
7:30am
Film Rebel in Town (1956)
A member of a family of outlaws is sickened when his brother kills a boy, and turns his back on the others. While wandering alone, he is taken in by a couple, but does not realise they are the parents of the dead child. The mother guesses the truth, and keeps it a secret to avoid further bloodshed - but her husband wants revenge. Western, starring John Payne and Ruth Roman

9:15am
Film Backtrack! (1969)
A courageous cowboy claps on his chaps and heads for the wilds of Mexico to collect a prize bull - but encounters all manner of strange folk and adventures along the way. Western, combining the casts of TV shows Laredo and The Virginian, including Neville Brand, Doug McClure, Peter Brown and Ida Lupino

11:20am
Film The Left Handed Gun (1958)
Billy the Kid sets out on a murderous spree to exact revenge on the bandits who killed his friend and mentor. Arthur Penn's Western, starring Paul Newman, John Dehner, Lita Milan and Hurd Hatfield

Rating: 8
1:30pm
Film Riding Shotgun (1954)
A stagecoach is ambushed by outlaws, who leave the guard for dead. He recovers and heads to the nearest town to warn the people about the bandits, but they are already aware of the attack and accuse him of being in on the crime. He realises the only way to clear his name is to bring the crooks to justice. Western, starring Randolph Scott, Wayne Morris and Joan Weldon

Rating: 7
3:05pm
Film Gun Duel in Durango (1957)
A skilled sharpshooter decides to leave a gang of bank robbers to marry the girl he loves. Western, starring George Montgomery and Ann Robinson

4:35pm
Film The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972)
Members of the notorious Cole Younger-Jesse James gang plan and execute a daring bank robbery but, to ensure they snare maximum profits, they must first convince locals to enstrust their savings to the financial establishment. Western, starring Robert Duvall, Cliff Robertson, Elisha Cook Jr and Luke Askew

6:35pm
Film Arizona (1940)
Tough pioneer woman Phoebe Titus finds herself getting more in touch with her feminine side after falling hook, line and sinker for cowboy Peter Muncie. But when it turns out he is only passing through, she is left alone to deal with the villains who would destroy her freight company. Western, starring Jean Arthur, William Holden and Warren William

Rating: 6
9:00pm
Film The Fugitive (1993)
A doctor is convicted of his wife's murder and forced to go on the run to prove his innocence - but his efforts to find the mysterious one-armed man he believes is the real killer are hampered by a tenacious US marshal. Thriller, starring Harrison Ford, an Oscar-winning Tommy Lee Jones, Sela Ward, Julianne Moore and Joe Pantoliano

Rating: 8.1
11:40pm
Film The Birds (1963)
A San Francisco socialite takes a shine to a man she meets by chance, and follows him home to a Californian coastal community. Her arrival coincides with a series of mysterious attacks on people by birds, which soon escalates as vast flocks go on the warpath. Alfred Hitchcock's thriller, based on a Daphne du Maurier short story, starring Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor, Suzanne Pleshette, Jessica Tandy and Veronica Cartwright

Rating: 8
2:05am
Film A Time for Killing (1967)
Confederate soldiers escape from a Union prison camp and go on the run in the aftermath of the American Civil War. A Union major is assigned the task of tracking them down, but the mission becomes personal when he realises they have kidnapped his fiancee. Western, starring Glenn Ford and George Hamilton, and featuring an early appearance by Harrison Ford

4:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Terry Gilliam
Season 1 Episode 53/91

Former Monty Python star Terry Gilliam chats about his eventful directing career, which includes Brazil, Twelve Monkeys, The Fisher King and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Rating: 6.8
4:30am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Wes Craven
Season 1 Episode 48/91

An interview with American film-maker Wes Craven, director of The Hills Have Eyes, The Last House on the Left, A Nightmare on Elm Street and the Scream franchise

Rating: 6.8
5:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
William Friedkin
Season 1 Episode 5/91

William Friedkin, director of The French Connection and The Exorcist, offers his secrets to film-making success. He reveals why he believes the ability to communicate is far more important than knowledge of cameras, equipment and stage techniques, and offers his thoughts on directors writing their own screenplays

Rating: 6.8
5:30am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Ron Howard
Season 1 Episode 44/91

Oscar-winning director Ron Howard discusses his greatest achievements and most memorable on-set experiences as he reflects on his career

Rating: 6.8

Tue 29 Oct

6:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Stanley Donen
Season 1 Episode 60/91

American director and choreographer Stanley Donen reflects on his hit films, as well as the huge stars he worked with on movies including Singin' in the Rain and On the Town

Rating: 6.8
6:30am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Stephen Frears
Season 1 Episode 63/91

Stephen Frears chats about his career, which has seen him direct films including The Queen, Philomena, Dangerous Liaisons, Dirty Pretty Things and Florence Foster Jenkins

Rating: 6.8
7:05am
Film Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)
Bumbling Inspector Clouseau's adventures seem to have come to an end when he is mistakenly declared dead. However, the disaster-prone detective is in fact alive and well, and takes advantage of the situation to launch an undercover investigation into his own murder, adopting a variety of cunning disguises. Comedy sequel, starring Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Burt Kwouk and Dyan Cannon

Rating: 7.6
9:15am
Film Landfall (1949)
A pilot tries to redeem himself for mistakenly sinking an allied submarine by undertaking a perilous mission. Second World War drama, starring Michael Denison and Patricia Plunkett

11:10am
Film The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1967)
A soldier's superior officers decide to put his remarkable skill at breaking out of military prisons to good use. Five generals have fallen into enemy hands, so they arrange for the escape artist to be captured and sent to the same prison so he can organise a break-out. Second World War comedy, starring Paul Newman, Sylva Koscina, Andrew Duggan and Tom Bosley

Rating: 4.6
1:30pm
Film Coroner Creek (1948)
A gunman is left devastated by his fiancee's death during a stagecoach raid, and sets out to track down whoever is responsible. The trail leads to a business tycoon who has built up a lucrative empire - and is not about to give up everything he has worked for without a fight. Western adventure, starring Randolph Scott, Marguerite Chapman and George Macready

Rating: 8.2
3:30pm
Film Backtrack! (1969)
A courageous cowboy claps on his chaps and heads for the wilds of Mexico to collect a prize bull - but encounters all manner of strange folk and adventures along the way. Western, combining the casts of TV shows Laredo and The Virginian, including Neville Brand, Doug McClure, Peter Brown and Ida Lupino

5:30pm
Film The Plunderers (1960)
A former soldier whose arm was paralysed in the American Civil War refuses to get involved when four men begin terrorising his home town. However, when they kill the sheriff, he resolves to put his traumatic past behind him and take up arms against the criminals. Western, starring Jeff Chandler and John Saxon

7:30pm
Film Oklahoma Territory (1960)
Renowned attorney Temple Houston is assigned to serve as prosecutor in the case of a Cherokee chief accused of murder. However, he becomes convinced that the defendant has been framed, and that someone is using the case to stir up conflict between settlers and the Cherokee. Western, starring Bill Williams and Gloria Talbott

9:00pm
Film Firewall (2006)
A bank security expert's wife and children are kidnapped by a psychopath and his gang, who threaten to kill them unless he hacks into client accounts and embezzles $100million. However, he fights back, determined to outwit their every move before his family suffers. Action thriller, starring Harrison Ford, Paul Bettany, Virginia Madsen and Alan Arkin

Rating: 6.7
11:20pm
Film Stigmata (1999)
A priest who travels the world investigating apparent miracles on behalf of the Vatican is sent to look into the case of a woman who has experienced a series of strange and disturbing phenomena, including wounds inexplicably appearing on her body. He begins to believe these events are a message from God. Horror, starring Patricia Arquette and Gabriel Byrne

Rating: 8.7
1:30am
Film Horse Feathers (1932)
Wacky Marx Brothers comedy, starring Groucho as a college president attempting to turn around the failing fortunes of the campus football team. He sets out to recruit some new star players - but ends up with Chico and Harpo instead - and finally resorts to kidnapping to triumph over his rivals. Thelma Todd and David Landau also star

Rating: 10
3:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Wolfgang Petersen
Season 1 Episode 61/91

German director and screenwriter Wolfgang Petersen chats about his films, which include Das Boot, In the Line of Fire, Air Force One, The Perfect Storm and Troy

Rating: 6.8
3:30am
Close Up
Jennifer Lawrence
The story, the glamour, the cinematography, and the gossip of your favourite Hollywood Stars

Rating: 7
4:00am
Close Up
Liam Neeson
The story, the glamour, the cinematography, and the gossip of your favourite Hollywood stars

Rating: 7
4:30am
Close Up
Chris Pratt
The story, the glamour, the cinematography, and the gossip of your favourite Hollywood stars

Rating: 7
5:00am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Terry Gilliam
Season 1 Episode 53/91

Former Monty Python star Terry Gilliam chats about his eventful directing career, which includes Brazil, Twelve Monkeys, The Fisher King and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

Rating: 6.8
5:30am
Hollywood's Best Film Directors
Wes Craven
Season 1 Episode 48/91

An interview with American film-maker Wes Craven, director of The Hills Have Eyes, The Last House on the Left, A Nightmare on Elm Street and the Scream franchise

Rating: 6.8