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Monday, Nov. 9BananasIn this early, silly, and very funny Woody Allen comedy, he plays a New York nebbish who somehow winds up the hero of a Latin American revolution. (1971) 8 p.m., IFC

TuesdayDrums Along the MohawkHenry Fonda and Claudette Colbert portray settlers ­contending with Native Americans and British alike during the Revolutionary War. Oscar-nominated for cinematography and Best Supporting Actress (Edna May Oliver). (1939) 6 a.m., FMCWednesdayFixed BayonetsOne of the finest films from iconoclastic director Samuel Fuller is a grim and gritty look at a platoon during the Korean War. Look for James Dean in his brief film debut. (1951) 8 a.m., FMC

ThursdayRear WindowWheelchair-bound photo­grapher James Stewart gets more than he bargained for when he spies on a neighboring building. A Hitchcock ­classic, co-starring Grace Kelly. (1954) 10 p.m., TCM

FridayMad MaxSet in a postapocalyptic ­wasteland, this low-budget but highly influential action thriller from Australia made Mel Gibson a star, and also spawned two sequels. (1979) 8 p.m., AMC

SaturdaySaboteurAn unjustly accused saboteur, played by Robert Cummings, races to prove his innocence in Alfred Hitchcock’s thriller. The climax atop the Statue of Liberty resembles the Mount Rushmore sequence in Hitchcock’s North by Northwest. (1942) 8 p.m., TCM

SundayThe War of the WorldsFirst-rate sci-fi based on H.G. Wells’ classic tale of a Martian invasion. With Gene Barry and Oscar-winning special effects. (1953) 9 a.m., AMC

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