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Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, Nov. 1
The Princess and the Frog
A New Orleans waitress and a visiting prince are turned into frogs by a witch doctor in this award-winning fantasy, rendered in Disney’s classic animated style. (2009) 7:15 p.m., Starz

Tuesday
Seven Days in May
Gripping thriller about a military plot to seize the U.S. government. The strong cast includes Kirk Douglas, Burt Lancaster, and Edmond O’Brien, who won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar. (1964) 6 p.m., TCM

Wednesday
Only the Lonely
Showing real range, John Candy plays a Chicago cop with an overbearing mother in this remake of Paddy Chayefsky’s Marty. (1991) 10 p.m., FMC

Thursday
Bend It Like Beckham
A London teen must hide a passion for soccer from her Indian family in this culture-clash comedy. With Keira Knightley and Parminder Nagra. (2002) 5:45 p.m., IFC

Friday
The Bridge on the River Kwai
Winner of seven Oscars, this World War II epic about American POWs building a bridge for their Japanese captors debuts in a digitally remastered version. A documentary about its making follows. (1957) 8 p.m., TCM

Saturday
Avatar
The highest-grossing film of all time, this effects-heavy sci-fi drama watches a human-run mining operation disrupt life on an alien planet. (2009) 8 p.m., HBO

Sunday
The Abyss
Oscar-winning effects and a strong performance by Ed Harris highlight this underwater epic from Avatar director James Cameron. (1989) 6 p.m., AMC

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