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Monday, March 30
Kiss of Death (1947)
Richard Widmark made his film debut as a sadistic hoodlum in this film noir classic, and won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar. With Victor Mature. Noon, FMC

Tuesday
The Untouchables (1987)
Kevin Costner plays Eliot Ness and Robert De Niro is Al Capone in Brian De Palma’s crime epic. Sean Connery won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar. 1:30 p.m., AMC

Wednesday
A Bridge Too
Far (1977)
This World War II epic chronicles Operation Market Garden, a massive airborne operation by the Allies in the fall of 1944. The big cast includes Dirk Bogarde, Michael Caine, and Sean Connery. 11 p.m., AMC
 
Thursday
Our Man in Havana (1960)
A vacuum cleaner salesman recruited as a British spy in Cuba concocts phony intelligence in this Cold War comedy, filmed on location in Havana. Alec Guinness stars. 11:15 a.m., TCM

Friday
On the Waterfront (1954)
Marlon Brando delivers a classic Method performance as an ex-boxer battling corruption on the New York docks. Elia Kazan directed the gritty classic. 11:30 a.m., TCM

Saturday
Baby Mama (2008)
An infertile career woman hires a blue-collar bimbo as a surrogate mom in this broad comedy. Tina Fey and Amy Poehler star; Steve Martin is a hoot as a New Age tycoon. 8 p.m., HBO

Sunday
House of Games (1987)
Labyrinthine plot twists ensue when a psychiatrist gets involved with a crew of con artists. Lindsay Crouse and Joe Mantegna star in playwright David Mamet’s directorial debut. 11:30 p.m., IFC

 

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