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Highlights for each day of the week

Monday, July 13
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)
This quintessential ’80s teen comedy transcends its genre, thanks to Matthew Broderick’s charm as a class-cutting high school senior on a lark in Chicago. 8 p.m., AMC

Tuesday
Schindler’s List (1993)
Seven Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director, went to Steven Spielberg’s moving film about Oskar Schindler, the German industrialist who saved Jews from the Holocaust. Liam Neeson stars. 6:45 p.m., Cinemax

Wednesday
Norma Rae (1979)
Sally Field won a Best Actress Oscar for Martin Ritt’s fact-inspired drama about a feisty textile factory worker who tries to unionize her shop. 6 p.m., FMC

Thursday
Sling Blade (1996)
Billy Bob Thornton got a Best Screenplay Adaptation Oscar and a Best Actor nomination for this drama about a mentally retarded man’s return to a town years after killing his mother and her lover. 7:45 p.m., Showtime

Friday
A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1935)
Ethereal cinematography and Mendelssohn’s music mark this unusually cast Shakespeare adaptation. James Cagney, Mickey Rooney, and Olivia de Havilland. 12:45 p.m., TCM

Saturday
Tom Jones (1963)
The witty film version of Henry Fielding’s picaresque satire won four Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director (Tony Richardson). Albert Finney plays the title role. 8 p.m., TCM

Sunday
Maria Full of Grace (2003)
Catalina Sandino Moreno earned a Best Actress Oscar nomination as a Colombian teenager who becomes a drug mule. 6:15 p.m., IFC

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