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Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, March 12
Braveheart
Five Oscars, including Best Picture, were showered on Mel Gibson’s action epic about 13th-century Scottish patriot William Wallace. (1995) 8 p.m., AMC

Tuesday, March 13
Carlito’s Way
Al Pacino and his Scarface director, Brian De Palma, reunited for this more subdued crime drama about an ex-convict struggling to stay on the straight and narrow. With Sean Penn. (1993) 11:50 a.m., Encore

Wednesday, March 14
Set It Off
An offbeat crime thriller starring Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Vivica A. Fox, and Kimberly Elise as friends from an L.A. housing project who team up to rob a bank. (1996) 10:35 a.m., Cinemax

Thursday, March 15
The Great Lie
Fine performances by Bette Davis and Mary Astor highlight this melodrama about two women in love with the same aviator. With George Brent. (1941) 5:30 p.m., TCM

Friday, March 16
Ulee’s Gold
Peter Fonda gives a quietly powerful performance as a widowed Florida beekeeper struggling to rebuild his shattered family. (1997) 8:30 a.m., Starz

Saturday, March 17
The Magnificent Ambersons
An hour was cut against Orson Welles’s wishes, but the director’s adaptation of Booth Tarkington’s novel about an affluent 1800s family is still widely admired. Joseph Cotten leads the cast. (1942) 10 p.m., TCM

Sunday, March 18
Friends With Benefits
Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis set off sparks in this breezy romantic comedy about urbane pals who try being no-strings sex partners. (2011) 6:15 p.m., Starz

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