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Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, June 3
Erin Brockovich
Julia Roberts won her only Oscar playing a legal secretary who becomes an advocate for residents of a small town poisoned by contaminated water. (2000) 2 p.m., AMC

Tuesday, June 4
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
John le Carré’s classic espionage novel finally got a solid film adaptation, with Gary Oldman playing George Smiley, the MI6 agent trying to root out a Soviet mole. (2011) 9:30 a.m, Cinemax

Wednesday, June 5
There Will Be Blood
Daniel Day-Lewis is frighteningly good as a deranged oil prospector who theorizes about drinking other people’s milkshakes in this exceptional film from director Paul Thomas Anderson.(2007) 8 p.m., Sundance

Thursday, June 6
Bride of Frankenstein
“She’s alive! Alive!” And so is this wonderful sequel to 1931’s Frankenstein. Boris Karloff reprises his role as the Monster, and Elsa Lanchester plays both Mary Shelley and the Bride. (1935) 8 p.m., TCM

Friday, June 7
Shakespeare in Love
Playwright Tom Stoppard co-wrote the screenplay for this Oscar-winning film about a young William Shakespeare’s romantic life.(1998) 3 p.m., The Movie Channel

Saturday, June 8
Dog Day Afternoon
Al Pacino was at his absolute peak here, playing a desperate man who botches a Brooklyn bank heist. Sidney Lumet directs. (1975) 8 p.m., Sundance

Sunday, June 9
The Talk of the Town
Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, and Ronald Colman achieve near-perfection in a love-triangle comedy. George Stevens directs. (1942) 2 p.m., TCM

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