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Monday, Feb. 23
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1966)
This spaghetti Western was the final part of the trilogy that began with A Fistful of Dollars. With Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, and a haunting Ennio Morricone score. 1:45 p.m., AMC

Tuesday
The Hand Behind the Mouse: The Ub Iwerks Story (1999)
Iwerks’ daughter Leslie made this documentary about the unjustly overlooked animation pioneer who created Mickey Mouse and collaborated with Walt Disney on his earliest ­cartoons. 8 p.m., Ovation

Wednesday
Waiting for Guffman (1996)
Featuring most of the same ensemble as his Best in Show, Christopher Guest’s charming comedy chronicles an amateur musical in a small Missouri town. 6:30 p.m., IFC
 
Thursday
The Gold Rush (1925)
In Charlie Chaplin’s silent masterpiece, the Little Tramp goes prospecting for gold in the Yukon. A blend of hilarious slapstick and poignant sentiment. 6 a.m., TCM
 
Friday
All the King’s Men (1949)
This adaptation of Robert Penn Warren’s Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, based on Louisiana Gov. Huey Long, won the Best Picture Oscar. Broderick Crawford also won, for Best Actor. 10:15 p.m., TCM
 
Saturday
A Mighty Heart (2007)
Angelina Jolie plays Mariane Pearl, wife of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, who was kidnapped and slain by Islamic militants. 9 p.m., Showtime

Sunday
Year of the Dog (2007)
In this quirky comedy-drama, Molly Shannon gives a fine, ­low-key performance as a lonely office assistant who becomes obsessed with animals after her beloved dog is accidentally ­poisoned. 6:15 p.m., TMC

 

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