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Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, Nov. 4 The Right StuffSam Shepard, Ed Harris, and Dennis Quaid play the test pilots who blazed a trail for the first manned spaceflights. Based on a book by Tom Wolfe.(1983) 2:15 p.m., Sundance

Tuesday, Nov. 5Private BenjaminGoldie Hawn garnered an Oscar nomination when she played a well-heeled woman duped into joining the Army in this winning comedy. (1980) 10:20 p.m., Encore

Wednesday, Nov. 6The KillersBurt Lancaster made his screen debut in this superb film noir about a washed-up boxer who welcomes death when two hit men pay him a visit. Ava Gardner co-stars. (1946) 8 p.m., TCM

Thursday, Nov. 7Shallow GraveThree friends find their drug-dealing roommate dead, then bury him and steal his money in this dark, clever comedy from director Danny Boyle. (1994) 7 p.m., Sundance

Friday, Nov. 8 My Favorite WifeCary Grant and Irene Dunne star as a husband and wife who are reunited several years after a shipwreck, only to discover that each has been unfaithful to the other. (1940) 9:45 p.m., TCM

Saturday, Nov. 9 Planet TerrorA stripper with a machine gun for a leg leads the battle against an army of zombies in director Robert Rodriguez’s well-executed homage to classic B horror movies. (2007) 8 p.m., IFC

Sunday, Nov. 10Presumed Innocent Harrison Ford plays a prosecutor framed for the murder of his mistress in this gripping legal drama adapted from Scott Turow’s novel.(1990) 1:50 p.m., Cinemax

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