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Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, Aug. 8
I.Q.
A charming romantic comedy with Walter Matthau well cast as Albert Einstein, who teams with fellow scientists to pair up his niece with an auto mechanic. With Meg Ryan and Tim Robbins. (1994) 1 p.m., Cinemax

Tuesday, Aug. 9
Boyz ’n the Hood
Cuba Gooding Jr., Morris Chestnut, and Ice Cube play three young men struggling to grow up in South Central L.A. in this groundbreaking urban drama. (1991) 3:50 p.m., Encore

Wednesday, Aug. 10
Runaway Jury
Gene Hackman portrays a slick jury consultant out to sway the outcome of a high-profile liability suit. Dustin Hoffman and John Cusack co-star in the adaptation of John Grisham’s legal thriller. (2003) 7:45 p.m., Cinemax

Thursday, Aug. 11
Back to School
In perhaps his funniest vehicle, Rodney Dangerfield plays a self-made millionaire who decides to get the college education he never had. Watch for Kurt Vonnegut Jr. as himself. (1986) 4:40 p.m., Encore

Friday, Aug. 12
It Happened One Night
The classic romantic comedy about a reporter and a runaway heiress won Oscars for Best Picture, Actor (Clark Gable), and Actress (Claudette Colbert). (1934) 11:30 p.m., TCM

Saturday, Aug. 13
The Social Network
This acclaimed dramatization of the genesis of Facebook was nominated for eight Oscars and won three, including one for Aaron Sorkin’s screenplay. (2010) 10:50 p.m., Starz

Sunday, Aug. 14
His Girl Friday
Howard Hawks’s frantic, funny version of 1931’s The Front Page, starring Cary Grant as a newspaperman scheming to sabotage the remarriage of his ex-wife. With Rosalind Russell. (1940) 8 p.m., TCM

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