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Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, Sept. 14
The Princess Bride
A charming, tongue-in-cheek fairy tale, replete with romance, sword fights, pirates, and a giant. From William Goldman’s novel. (1987) 10 p.m., FMC

Tuesday
Waking Life
Digital enhancements of live acting lend a dream-like texture to a young man’s surrealistic odyssey through Austin, in Richard Linklater’s experimental film. (2001) 4:35 p.m., IFC

Wednesday
Passage to Marseille
The director and many stars of Casablanca, including Humphrey Bogart, reunited for this rousing tale of Devil’s Island escapees taking on Nazis. (1944) 8 p.m., TCM

Thursday
The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
A spectral sea captain falls for the young widow who moves into the house he haunts. Rex Harrison and Gene Tierney star in this beguiling fantasy. (1947) 8:30 a.m., FMC

Friday
24 Hour Party People
Steve Coogan portrays music producer Tony Wilson in this exploration of the colorful Manchester, England, scene of the ’80s. Featuring the songs of Joy Division and Happy Mondays. (2002) 9 p.m., IFC

Saturday
Casino
Goodfellas director Martin Scorsese and co-screenwriter Nicholas Pileggi reunited for this crime epic, starring Robert De Niro as a Las Vegas kingpin. (1995) 7 p.m., Cinemax

Sunday
The Thing
Uncredited, Howard Hawks directed this science-fiction classic about an Arctic research station battling an extraterrestrial monster. A National Film Registry selection. (1951) 4 p.m., TCM

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