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Monday, Dec. 5
A Christmas Carol
This version of the Dickens classic is considered to be one of the best because of its fidelity to the source material and George C. Scott’s performance as Scrooge. (1984) 8 p.m., AMC
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Tuesday, Dec. 6
Jane Wyman gives an Oscar-winning performance as a deaf mute who becomes the subject of small-town gossip after she is raped and becomes pregnant. (1948) 6 a.m., TCM
Wednesday, Dec. 7
Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah star in this hit fantasy about the love affair between a man and a mermaid. With scene-stealers John Candy and Eugene Levy. (1984) 8:05 a.m., Cinemax
Thursday, Dec. 8
A flop when it was released, this comedy about a team of second-rate superheroes has since drawn a cult following. With Ben Stiller, Hank Azaria, and William H. Macy. (1999) 8 a.m., HBO
Friday, Dec. 9
Daniel Craig stars in this fact-based World War II drama about brothers who lead a resistance force in Nazi-occupied Belarus that saves some 1,200 Jews. Liev Schreiber and Jamie Bell co-star. (2008) Noon, AMC
Saturday, Dec. 10
Ben Kingsley steals the show as a psychotic killer in this tale of a retired gangster unwillingly recruited for one last heist. With Ray Winstone. (2000) 8 p.m., IFC
Sunday, Dec. 11
Lilies of the Field
Sidney Poitier won a Best Actor Oscar as a handyman who reluctantly helps a group of nuns build a church in an American desert. (1963) 10 p.m., TCM
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