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Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, Dec. 12Elizabeth I, Part 1Helen Mirren won one of the nine Emmys awarded to this made-for-TV movie, which follows the titular monarch in the later years of her reign. (2005) 9 a.m.; Part 2:Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 9:30 a.m.; HBO

Tuesday, Dec. 13About SchmidtJack Nicholson plays a bitter widower out to stop his daughter’s wedding. A bleak comedy from Alexander Payne, director of this year’s The Descendants. (2002) 12:25 p.m., Starz

Wednesday, Dec. 14The GooniesA group of Oregon tweens embarks on a perilous treasure hunt in this entertaining family adventure, adapted from a story by executive producer Steven Spielberg. (1985) 3:50 p.m., Encore

Thursday, Dec. 15Days of Wine and RosesJack Lemmon and Lee Remick each received Oscar and Golden Globe nominations for their wrenching performances as a young couple in the throes of alcoholism. (1962) 9:30 a.m., TCM

Friday, Dec. 16The HustlerPaul Newman in one of his greatest roles: as a pool hustler out to challenge the legendary Minnesota Fats. With Jackie Gleason, George C. Scott, and Piper Laurie. (1961) 11 p.m., FMC

Saturday, Dec. 17Pale RiderClint Eastwood was both director and star of this Western, in which he plays a stranger who brings justice to a mining town. (1985) 4:30 p.m., AMC

Sunday, Dec. 18An American in ParisThis lavish musical inspired by a George Gershwin composition reeled in six Oscars. Gene Kelly stars. (1951) 4 p.m., TCM

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