Movies on TV

Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, Nov. 22

What About Bob?

Richard Dreyfuss and Bill Murray generate real comic chemistry in this tale about a pompous psychiatrist on vacation and the needy neurotic who tracks him down. (1991) 1:50 p.m., Cinemax

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Tuesday

Sounder

Fine performances by Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, and Kevin Hooks highlight this drama about a family of sharecroppers in Depression-era Louisiana. (1972) Midnight, TCM

Wednesday

Lords of Dogtown

The late Heath Ledger drew critical acclaim for his performance in this drama about a group of Southern California skateboarders who put their sport on the map in the 1970s. (2005) 11:15 a.m., IFC

Thursday

How Green Was My Valley

Fifty years in the lives of a Welsh mining family are chronicled in the film that denied Citizen Kane a Best Picture Oscar. John Ford directs a young Roddy McDowall. (1941) 8 p.m., FMC

Friday

Foreign Correspondent

This Alfred Hitchcock thriller about an American reporter on the trail of Nazi spies in London was a Best Picture Oscar nominee. Joel McCrea stars. (1940) 11 a.m., TCM

Saturday

Something’s Gotta Give

Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton mine laughs out of the unlikely romance between a heart attack–stricken roué and a Broadway playwright. (2003) 8 p.m., AMC

Sunday

Curse of the Golden Flower

Zhang Yimou, the maestro of the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, previously directed this equally dazzling historical epic. Chow Yun-fat and Gong Li star. (2006) 7:35 a.m., IFC

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