Movies on TV

Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, April 19

Pulp Fiction

Quentin Tarantino fractured conventional film narrative with this violent, verbose crime drama. Starring John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, and Uma Thurman. (1994) 3 p.m., AMC

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Tuesday

Strictly Ballroom

This exuberant comedy-romance, set during a ballroom-dancing competition, was Baz Luhrmann’s directorial debut. (1992) 12:05 p.m., IFC

Wednesday

The Thomas Crown Affair

Big-screen televisions are perfect for the split-screen sequences in this romantic caper featuring Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway. (1968) 8 p.m., TCM

Thursday

In the Heat of the Night

Five Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Actor (Rod Steiger), went to this drama about the uneasy alliance between a white Southern sheriff and an African-American detective (Sidney Poitier). (1967) 7 a.m., Cinemax

Friday

2001: A Space Odyssey

Director Stanley Kubrick’s dazzling science-fiction epic, about humanity’s contact with an enigmatic alien intelligence, is a National Film Registry selection. (1968) 8 p.m., TCM

Saturday

No Highway in the Sky

In this thriller, James Stewart is scarily convincing as an eccentric scientist who fears that the plane he is on will crash. With Marlene Dietrich. (1951) 10 a.m., FMC

Sunday

The Crying Game

Stephen Rea plays an IRA agent who honors his vow to a hostage, with surprising results. Writer/director Neil Jordan won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. (1992) 8:05 p.m., IFC

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