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Monday, March 9
Taps (1981)
When their military academy is threatened with closing, cadets seize control. This drama is noteworthy for early performances by Tom Cruise and Sean Penn. 8 p.m., FMC
 
Tuesday
The Winslow Boy (1999)
David Mamet directed this version of Terence Rattigan’s play about a naval cadet in Edwardian England accused of stealing. With Nigel Hawthorne and Jeremy Northam. 11:40 a.m., Flix
 
Wednesday
The Ox-Bow Incident (1943)
A posse hastens to lynch supposed cattle rustlers in this classic portrait of mob mentality, part of the National Film Registry. Henry Fonda and Dana Andrews star. 6 a.m., AMC
 
Thursday
The Player (1992)
Director Robert Altman made a comeback with this dark comedy about a studio exec who takes extreme measures to deal with a stalker. With Tim Robbins and dozens of cameos. 8 p.m., IFC
 
Friday
Double Indemnity (1944)
Billy Wilder’s searing film noir about an insurance salesman seduced into a murder scheme by a femme fatale features Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, and Edward G. Robinson. 8 p.m., TCM
 
Saturday
3:10 to Yuma (2007)
Russell Crowe and Christian Bale star in this excellent Western about the duel of wits between a captured outlaw and his escort. Glenn Ford and Van Heflin originated the roles in 1957. 9 p.m., Showtime

Sunday
Cleo from 5 to 7 (1962)
This French New Wave film follows a Parisian singer in real time over two hours, as she waits to learn whether she has cancer. Corinne Marchand plays the title role. 8 a.m., IFC

 

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