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Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, Oct. 22
The Fly
The original version of the sci-fi chiller involving an inventor, a housefly, and an experiment gone awry. Vincent Price helps ensure that the tale delivers shudders. (1958) 9 a.m., AMC

Tuesday, Oct. 23
Intolerable Cruelty
Catherine Zeta-Jones and George Clooney give strong performances as a soon-to-be-divorced wife and a divorce attorney in this Coen brothers comedy. (2003) 8:20 a.m., Cinemax

Wednesday, Oct. 24
Quills
Geoffrey Rush received an Oscar nomination for his performance as the imprisoned Marquis de Sade. Kate Winslet co-stars. (2000) 8 p.m., Sundance

Thursday, Oct. 25
All the King’s Men
In this adaptation of the Robert Penn Warren novel, Oscar winner Broderick Crawford plays the populist politician inspired by Louisiana’s Huey Long. (1949) 8 p.m., TCM

Friday, Oct. 26
Advise & Consent
A controversial Cabinet appointment drives this political drama, adapted from an Allen Drury novel. With Henry Fonda and a scene-stealing Charles Laughton. (1962) 8 p.m., TCM

Saturday, Oct. 27
Batman
Director Tim Burton converted Batman from campy do-gooder to brooding vigilante, setting the stage for Christopher Nolan’s trilogy. Worth a look for Jack Nicholson’s Joker. (1989) 8 p.m., Encore

Sunday, Oct. 28
An Unfinished Life
A rancher struggles to reconcile with his daughter in this drama, noteworthy for sensitive turns by Robert Redford and Morgan Freeman. (2005) 7:15 a.m., Starz

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