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Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, Sept. 12
Waking Life
Filmmaker Richard Linklater created animated images of live actors for this avant-garde feature reminiscent of his likably talky Slacker. (2001) 1:15 p.m., IFC

Tuesday, Sept. 13
127 Hours
James Franco plays a young mountain climber forced to drastic action when he becomes trapped in a Utah canyon. Franco and the film were Oscar-nominated. (2010) 8 p.m., HBO

Wednesday, Sept. 14
Jerry Maguire
“Show me the money!” became a cultural catchphrase thanks to this hit comedy-drama featuring Tom Cruise as a sports agent re-examining his values. Cuba Gooding Jr. won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar. (1996) 8 p.m., Encore

Thursday, Sept. 15
The Remains of the Day
Eight Oscar nominations were awarded to this Merchant Ivory period drama starring Anthony Hopkins as a butler so dedicated to duty that he denies his own desires. Emma Thompson co-stars. (1993) 8 p.m., TCM

Friday, Sept. 16
Grand Canyon
Steve Martin, Danny Glover, and Kevin Kline lead the ensemble in this thoughtful drama about L.A. friends facing various crossroads. Director Lawrence Kasdan (The Big Chill) co-wrote the Oscar-nominated screenplay. (1991) 10:30 p.m., FMC

Saturday, Sept. 17
No Time for Sergeants
Andy Griffith reprised his Broadway role as a Georgia hayseed who bungles his way through Air Force training. Don Knotts co-stars. (1958) 4 p.m., TCM

Sunday, Sept. 18
U-571
American submariners vie with a German destroyer to recover a vital code-breaking device in this rugged World War II adventure. (2000) 7:30 p.m., AMC

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