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Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, Sept. 9HairsprayRicki Lake stars as an overweight dance queen in a comedy by John Waters that later spawned a hit musical and a second film of the same name. (1988) 2:40 p.m., Movieplex

Tuesday, Sept. 10Rififi This French film noir about a daring jewelry heist is director Jules Dassin’s masterpiece and features an extended and incredibly tense depiction of the crime. (1955) 10 a.m., TCM

Wednesday, Sept. 11LooperBruce Willis returned to form in this standout sci-fi thriller, playing an assassin sent back in time to be killed by his past self. With Joseph Gordon-Levitt. (2012) 12:40 p.m., Starz

Thursday, Sept. 12Out of the Past Robert Mitchum takes up the trail of femme fatale Jane Greer before double crosses derail his investigation. An exceptional film noir from director Jacques Tourneur. (1947) 5:30 p.m., TCM

Friday, Sept. 13The Outlaw Josey WalesClint Eastwood directs and stars in this underrated epic as a Confederate soldier on the run from the U.S. Cavalry. (1976) 4 p.m., AMC

Saturday, Sept. 14Black Swan Natalie Portman won an Oscar for her turn as a ballet dancer who cracks under pressure in Darren Aronofsky’s melodrama. Mila Kunis co-stars. (2010) 6 p.m., Sundance

Sunday, Sept. 15The Pledge Jack Nicholson plays a small-town police chief undone by his vow to find a young girl’s murderer in a subtle Sean Penn–directed thriller. With Helen Mirren and Benicio Del Toro. (2001) 2 p.m., IFC

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