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Monday, Dec. 10
Miracle
Kurt Russell’s sincere performance highlights this inspiring saga based on the true story of the U.S. victory over the U.S.S.R. in men’s hockey at the 1980 Winter Olympics. (2004) 5 p.m., AMC

Tuesday, Dec. 11
Another Earth
A remorseful young woman bonds with a man who doesn’t know she was the driver who killed his family. With Brit Marling and William Mapother. (2011) 9:45 a.m., HBO

Wednesday, Dec. 12
The Lady Eve
This superb Preston Sturges comedy stars Henry Fonda as a bookish heir who strays into the crosshairs of a con woman. With Barbara Stanwyck, at her best. (1941) 11:30 p.m., TCM

Thursday, Dec. 13
Girl With a Pearl Earring
Scarlett Johansson portrays a servant girl who inspired a famed Vermeer portrait in this biodrama, which was Oscar-nominated for art direction and cinematography. Colin Firth co-stars. (2003) 9:45 a.m., HBO

Friday, Dec. 14
Trouble in Paradise
This sophisticated Ernst Lubitsch comedy stars Miriam Hopkins and Herbert Marshall as Parisian thieves whose latest scheme is sidetracked by romance. (1932) 8 p.m., TCM

Saturday, Dec. 15
21 Jump Street
The 1980s TV series about young undercover cops becomes a coarse but funny action comedy. Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum star. (2012) 9 p.m., Starz

Sunday, Dec. 16
Wordplay
This entertaining look at crossword puzzle subculture follows competitive puzzlers to a Connecticut tournament. (2006) 2:15 p.m., Sundance

 

 

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