Film4 is a movie channel that was launched in 1998


Film4 is a UK TV channel offering movies in both HD and SD and is owned by Channel Four Television Corporation. Film4 began as a production company funding many films in both the UK and USA. Nowadays, however, Film4 mostly broadcasts Hollywood blockbusters and mainstream movies. Film4 is part of the network including, Channel 4, E4 and More4.

The first ever movie to be aired on Film4 was What’s Eating Gilbert Grape. Upon the launch of Film4, there was a subscription fee of £5.99 a month, eventually rising to £7, however, nowadays the SD version of Film4 is available for free and the HD version is available at a cost on Sky and Virgin.

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