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Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, Dec. 19
Shane
Alan Ladd plays the title role in this iconic Western about a mysterious gunfighter and the boy who idolizes him. (1953) 9 a.m., AMC

Tuesday, Dec. 20
My Favorite Wife
Marooned for years on a desert island, a wife returns to find her husband remarried. A classic farce starring Irene Dunne and Cary Grant. (1940) 3:30 p.m., TCM

Wednesday, Dec. 21
Five Fingers
James Mason stars in this fact-based espionage drama as a Nazi agent who poses as a valet. Director Joseph L. Mankiewicz and the screenplay were nominated for Oscars. (1952) 8 a.m., FMC

Thursday, Dec. 22
48 Hrs.
In his film debut, Eddie Murphy plays a fast-talking convict who reluctantly teams up with a hard-drinking cop to find a pair of killers. Nick Nolte co-stars. (1982) 8:15 p.m., Cinemax

Friday, Dec. 23
Scream
This slasher film delivers scares while wittily sending up the conventions of its genre. The ensemble includes Neve Campbell and Courteney Cox. (1996) 11:15 a.m., Starz

Saturday, Dec. 24
Sunshine
Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) had his cast live together to prepare for this sci-fi thriller about a mission to reignite the sun. With Cillian Murphy and Rose Byrne. (2007) 5:45 p.m., IFC

Sunday, Dec. 25
Make Way for Tomorrow
Merry Christmas: This recent National Film Registry selection stars Victor Moore and Beulah Bondi as an aging couple who lose their home to a bank foreclosure. A forgotten classic that’s attained new relevance. (1937) 10:15 p.m., TCM

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