Monday, May 4
The Seven-Ups (1973)
The producer of The French Connection and Bullitt directed this similarly kinetic police drama, starring Roy Scheider as the leader of a squad of maverick New York City cops. 6 p.m., FMC
Wonder Boys (2000)
Michael Douglas plays a writer struggling with an unfinished novel and a pregnant mistress in the film version of Michael Chabon’s novel. 4:30 p.m., Showtime
Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Harrison Ford played the CIA’s Jack Ryan for the second time
in this adaptation of Tom Clancy’s thriller, noteworthy for a classic ambush sequence. 10:30 p.m., AMC
Inland Empire (2006)
Making its U.S. television debut, David Lynch’s latest feature stars Laura Dern as an actress who loses herself in her role. Like all the director’s films, it’s cryptic and fascinating. 10 p.m., Sundance
Arguably the best of all Bond films—featuring Sean Connery, a highly accessorized Aston Martin, a lethal derby hat, Fort Knox, and a memorable theme song. 8 p.m., TCM
Captain Blood (1935)
Errol Flynn swashbuckled his way to stardom in this classic nautical adventure, based on Rafael Sabatini’s novel. With Olivia de Havilland.
10:30 p.m., TCM
Close to Home (2005)
In this coming-of-age drama, two teenage girls conscripted into the Israeli army find friendship amid the tedium and danger of patrolling Jerusalem’s streets. 3:45 p.m., IFC
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