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Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, Oct. 24HalloweenDirector John Carpenter’s low-budget shocker created a template for many later horror films and in 2006 was selected for the National Film Registry. Jamie Lee Curtis stars. (1978) 8 p.m., AMC

Tuesday, Oct. 25Let Me InA bullied boy is befriended by a strange girl in the English-language adaptation of Let the Right One In, a 2008 Swedish film based on a novel by John Ajvide Lindqvist. Both versions received wide acclaim. (2010) 9 p.m., Starz

Wednesday, Oct. 26The ChangelingWinner of the first Genie Award for the best Canadian-produced feature, this thriller is set in a Victorian mansion inhabited by a widowed composer and the ghost of a child. George C. Scott stars. (1980) 3:45 p.m., IFC

Thursday, Oct. 27ShilohA boy tries to protect an abused dog from its owner in this above-average family film, adapted from a Newbery Medal–winning children’s novel. (1996) 7:10 a.m., Encore

Friday, Oct. 28The Black RoomBoris Karloff showed he could do more than monosyllabic monsters in this Gothic chiller. Karloff plays identical twins—one good, one evil—who are cursed by a family prophecy. (1935) 10 p.m., TCM

Saturday, Oct. 29Love & Other DrugsOn-screen chemistry between Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway as commitment-shy lovers buoys this romantic comedy. Both were nominated for Golden Globes. (2010) 8 p.m., HBO

Sunday, Oct. 30Dial M for MurderAlfred Hitchcock directed this classic thriller about a husband’s elaborate plot to have his wife killed. Ray Milland and Grace Kelly star. (1954) 2 p.m., TCM

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