Monday, March 2
My Darling Clementine (1946)
Probably the best version of the legendary Gunfight at the OK Corral, featuring Henry Fonda as Wyatt Earp and Victor Mature as Doc Holliday. 9 a.m., FMC
Stand by Me (1986)
In 1959, four boys share a memorable Labor Day weekend. Director Rob Reiner’s nostalgic coming-of-age piece is based on a Stephen King short story. 3 p.m., AMC
Six Oscars, including Best Picture, went to the film version of the Broadway musical based on Dickens’ Oliver Twist. With Ron Moody, Oliver Reed, and splendid choreography. 5 p.m., TCM
Proof of Life (2000)
When her husband is captured by Latin American guerrillas, a wife finds herself drawn to the negotiator trying to rescue him. Meg Ryan and Russell Crowe star. 10 p.m., Cinemax
Spooks invade a suburban California family’s home. Steven Spielberg co-wrote and co-produced this hit thriller, and its mix of humor and fright shows his fine hand. 3 p.m., AMC
Johnny Guitar (1954)
This feverish Freudian Western is unusual for its dominant female characters: Joan Crawford as a gun-toting saloonkeeper and Mercedes McCambridge as a rancher out to destroy her. 6 p.m., TCM
Wild Strawberries (1957)
In one of Ingmar Bergman’s most accessible films, an aging professor’s trip to his former university to accept an honor becomes a symbol-laden journey through his own past. 8 a.m., IFC
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