Television movies for the week of May 18

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TV Movies: May 18-24


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• Abominable '06. Matt McCoy. A disabled man tries to warn others about a legendary beast roaming the California mountains. (R) (2:00) SCI-FI: Tue. 11 P.M.

• Accepted '06. Justin Long. After trying and failing to get into college, a high-school senior and his friends fool parents and peers by creating their own university. (PG-13) (1:30) HBO: Sun. 11:30 A.M., 7:15 P.M., Wed. 6:15 P.M. (CC)

• The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension '84. Peter Weller. A space hero and his team of do-gooders battle Dr. Lizardo and his army of Red Lectroids. (PG) (1:50) ENC: Mon. 10:50 A.M. (CC)

• The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl '05. Taylor Lautner. A 10-year-old and his imaginary friends try to save a distant planet from the forces of darkness. (PG) (1:40) DIS: Sat. 9 P.M. (CC)

• Airheads '94. Brendan Fraser. Attention-hungry musicians decide to grab the media spotlight by taking staffers at a popular radio station hostage. (PG-13) (1:35) STZ: Mon. 1:15 A.M., Tue. 5:40 P.M. (CC)

• Alien '79. Tom Skerritt. After answering an SOS, a crew encounters a merciless, horrifying creature aboard a space tanker. (R) (2:00) ENC: Sat. 10:50 P.M. (CC)

• Alien 3 '92. Sigourney Weaver. The survivor of several alien attacks is the only woman on a prison planet with thugs, zealots and a monster. (R) (1:55) ENC: Wed. 11:35 P.M. (CC)

• Alien Resurrection '97. Sigourney Weaver. Cloned Ellen Ripley and others aboard a spaceship battle rampaging aliens. (R) (2:00) A&E: Sun. 4 P.M. (CC)

• Alien vs. Predator '04. Sanaa Lathan. Members of an expedition discover two vicious extraterrestrial races dueling to the death in the Antarctic. (PG-13) (2:00) FX: Sat. 10 A.M.

• All the King's Men '06. Sean Penn. A Southern politician's idealism and good intentions give way to corruption after he becomes governor of Louisiana. (PG-13) (2:15) STZ: Mon. 11 P.M., Fri. 7:05 A.M., 5:05 P.M. (CC)

• Alpha Dog '06. Bruce Willis. A teenage dealer and his friends kidnap the impressionable younger brother of a junkie who won't pay for the drugs. (R) (2:00) HBO: Tue. 4 A.M. (CC)

• Amber Frey: Witness for the Prosecution '05. Janel Moloney. A former girlfriend of Scott Peterson helps authorities build the case to convict him of murdering his wife. (2:00) LIFE: Mon. 2 P.M. (CC)

• An American Crime '07. Catherine Keener. In 1960s Indiana a bitter, divorced woman vents her frustrations by torturing a girl left in her care by itinerant parents. (R) (1:45) SHO: Tue. 8:15 P.M. (CC)

• American Gun '05. Donald Sutherland. Firearms affect the lives of a principal, a depressed mother, a guilt-ridden policeman and a gun-store owner. (R) (1:40) TMC: Tue. 6:20 P.M., 4:20 A.M. (CC)

• American Pie '99. Jason Biggs. Four teenagers nearing graduation make a pact to lose their virginity by prom night. (R) (1:40) STZ: Sat. 2:35 A.M. (CC)

• American Rap Stars '02. A behind-the-scenes look at the rap industry with some of the music genre's most influential artists. (R) (1:30) TMC: Fri. 3:35 A.M. (CC)

• Anaconda '97. Jennifer Lopez. A snake hunter commandeers a documentary crew in the Brazilian jungle, forcing them to battle a monster boa. (PG-13) (2:00) TBS: Wed. 3:30 A.M., Thu. 12:40 A.M. (CC)

• Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid '04. Johnny Messner. While exploring the jungles of Borneo, scientists and their guide encounter monstrous, man-eating snakes. (PG-13) (2:00) TBS: Thu. 2:40 A.M. (CC)

• Anatomy of a Murder '59. James Stewart. A Michigan lawyer and his colleague defend an Army lieutenant who killed the man who raped the officer's wife. (NR) (2:45) TCM: Tue. 12:15 A.M. (CC)

• And Now the Screaming Starts '73. Peter Cushing. An English doctor helps a lord and his bride cope with a severed hand and a curse. (R) (1:45) AMC: Fri. 1 A.M. (CC)

• And Then Came Love '07. Vanessa Williams. A magazine writer meets the anonymous sperm donor who fathered her son. (NR) (2:00) WE: Sat. 4 P.M.

• Andre '94. Keith Carradine. In 1960s Maine, a harbor master and his family rescue a baby seal who eventually becomes a popular tourist attraction. (PG) (1:40) HBO: Mon. 6:05 A.M. (CC)

• Angel-A '05. Jamel Debbouze. Contemplating suicide to escape his many debts, a man instead saves a beautiful blonde from killing herself in the Seine. (R) (1:40) STZ: Tue. 3:10 A.M. (CC)

• Angel on My Shoulder '46. Paul Muni. A slain gangster breaks his deal with the devil, who has brought him back as an honest judge. (NR) (1:45) TCM: Sun. 6:30 A.M. (CC)

• Annapolis '06. James Franco. A young man from the wrong side of the tracks realizes his dream of entering the U.S. Naval Academy in Maryland. (PG-13) (2:00) USA: Sun. 1 P.M., Fri. midnight (CC)

• Another 48 HRS. '90. Eddie Murphy. Slick jailbird Reggie hits the street with sloppy policeman Jack, this time to nab a drug king. (R) (1:45) MAX: Sun. 6:45 P.M. (CC)

• Another Language '33. Helen Hayes. A man brings his wife home to meet his snooty family and mother, who acts accordingly. (NR) (1:30) TCM: Wed. 12:30 P.M.

• Antwone Fisher '02. Derek Luke. A Navy psychiatrist inspires a temperamental sailor, abused by foster parents, to find his birth mother. (PG-13) (3:00) BET: Sun. 1 P.M. (CC)

• Apocalypse Now '79. Marlon Brando. An Army agent goes upriver into the heart of Cambodia to kill a renegade colonel called Kurtz. (R) (3:00) TCM: Sat. 1 A.M.

• Apocalypto '06. Rudy Youngblood. As the end of the Mayan civilization draws near, a man makes a desperate bid to escape being a human sacrifice and return to his family and the woman he loves. (R) (2:25) STZ: Sat. 10:35 P.M. (CC)

• The Appaloosa '66. Marlon Brando. A lone cowboy undertakes a dangerous quest to retrieve his horse from Mexican bandits. (NR) (2:15) AMC: Wed. 4 A.M. (CC)

• Are We Done Yet? '07. Ice Cube. A contractor with a bizarre business plan complicates a man's attempt to move his new family to the suburbs. (PG) (1:35) STZ: Sat. 1 A.M. (CC)

• Arlington Road '99. Jeff Bridges. A U.S. history professor, obsessed with radical groups, thinks his new neighbors may be domestic terrorists. (R) (2:00) MAX: Mon. 4:15 P.M. (CC)

• The Astronaut Farmer '07. Billy Bob Thornton. Pursuing a lifelong dream, a rancher, who once trained to be an astronaut, builds his own rocket and plans to launch it into space. (PG) (2:00) HBO: Sun. 1 P.M., Thu. 9:30 A.M., 7:15 P.M., Sat. 9:45 A.M. (CC)

• Aurora Borealis '05. Joshua Jackson. An aimless young man takes a job as a handyman to be near his ailing grandfather and falls into a romance with a home nurse. (R) (2:00) LIFE: Thu. noon (CC)

• Austin Powers in Goldmember '02. Mike Myers. Austin must rescue his captive father and prevent Dr. Evil's malevolent minions from taking over the world. (PG-13) (2:00) TBS: Sun. 6 P.M. (CC)

• Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me '99. Mike Myers. The secret agent travels back in time to the 1960s to rescue his stolen mojo from Dr. Evil. (PG-13) (1:40) ENC: Mon. 12:40 P.M., 10 P.M. (CC)


• Baby for Sale '04. Dana Delany. A couple becomes involved in a dangerous sting operation to stop a Hungarian lawyer who auctions babies to the highest bidder. (2:00) LIFE: Sun. noon (CC)

• Back in the Day '04. Ja Rule. A young man slides back into a life of crime after reuniting with a shady acquaintance from his past. (R) (1:45) TMC: Mon. 2:55 P.M., 11:30 P.M.

• Back to the Future '85. Michael J. Fox. A teen takes a crackpot's DeLorean time machine to 1955 and sees his parents in high school. (PG) (2:00) HBO: Wed. 12:30 P.M. (CC)

• Backlash '56. Richard Widmark. A gunman searches for his gold-thief father with the widow of a man whose death his father caused. (NR) (2:00) AMC: Wed. 10:15 A.M. (CC)

• Bad Moon '96. Mariel Hemingway. A lawyer and her child unwittingly put themselves in danger when they admit a lycanthropic relative into their home. (R) (1:30) TNT: Fri. 5 A.M. (CC)

• Bandidas '06. Pen??lope Cruz. In 19th-century Mexico two women join forces against a ruthless U.S. bank magnate who is stealing land from peasants. (PG-13) (1:30) MAX: Sun. 9:30 A.M. (CC)

• Bandolero! '68. James Stewart. Two outlaw brothers head for Mexico with one's gang and a Mexican hostage, followed by a posse. (PG-13) (2:30) AMC: Sat. 11 A.M. (CC)

• The Banger Sisters '02. Goldie Hawn. Two former groupies, one with a family, the other with a wild temperament, reunite after two decades. (R) (2:00) WE: Thu. midnight.

• Batman & Robin '97. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Batgirl joins the caped crusaders to stop Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy from wreaking revenge upon the world. (PG-13) (2:30) TBS: Wed. 1 A.M., Thu. 10 A.M. (CC)

• Beach Red '67. Cornel Wilde. A U.S. captain and his men try to take a Pacific island from the Japanese during World War II. (NR) (2:00) TCM: Sat. 4 A.M.

• The Bedroom Window '87. Steve Guttenberg. An executive claims he witnessed a violent assault in order to protect the identity of the woman who actually saw it. (R) (1:55) SHO: Mon. 3 P.M. (CC)

• Beethoven '92. Charles Grodin. Children talk their father into letting them keep a St. Bernard puppy, which grows to be a problem. (PG) (2:00) TOON: Fri. 8 P.M.

• Beethoven's 4th '01. Judge Reinhold. An obedience school mixes up the Newton's Saint Bernard with a well-mannered one. (G) (1:40) DIS: Mon. 8 P.M., Tue. noon (CC)

• Before and After '96. Meryl Streep. A Massachusetts man destroys evidence after his teen son is arrested for a girlfriend's murder. (PG-13) (1:50) TMC: Tue. 6:40 A.M. (CC)

• Being John Malkovich '99. John Cusack. A puppeteer and his co-worker discover a tunnel that allows others to enter the actor's mind and body for 15 minutes at a time. (R) (1:55) TMC: Sun. 4:35 P.M., 3:20 A.M., Wed. 1:35 P.M., Sat. 12:20 P.M., 4:05 A.M. (CC)

• Beneath the Planet of the Apes '70. James Franciscus. A time-warped astronaut lands on ape-ruled Earth and finds telepathic mutants worshiping an atomic bomb. (G) (2:00) AMC: Thu. 9:15 A.M. (CC)

• Bewitched '05. Nicole Kidman. An actual witch and a neurotic movie star land the lead roles in a television remake of the 1960s sitcom. (PG-13) (2:00) TNT: Sat. 9 P.M. (CC)

• Beyond Hypothermia '96. Lau Ching-Wan. A hired killer begins an ill-advised relationship with a noodle chef while a vengeful bodyguard hunts her down. (R) (1:20) TMC: Tue. 1:15 A.M.

• Big Daddy '99. Adam Sandler. Hoping to lure back his exasperated girlfriend, a goofy slacker gains custody of a 5-year-old boy. (PG-13) (1:40) MAX: Tue. 7:50 A.M. (CC)

• The Big Fix '78. Richard Dreyfuss. An ex-'60s-radical private eye checks, for a friend, the sabotage of a California gubernatorial campaign. (PG) (1:50) MAX: Thu. 4:40 A.M. (CC)

• Big Nothing '06. Simon Pegg. An unemployed teacher with a chip on his shoulder teams with a scammer and his girlfriend in a blackmailing scheme. (R) (1:30) TMC: Thu. 4:55 P.M. (CC)

• The Big Sky '52. Kirk Douglas. Kentucky mountain men join an 1830 keelboat expedition through Indian country. (NR) (2:30) TCM: Thu. 5:30 P.M. (CC)

• The Big Squeeze '96. Peter Dobson. A con man helps a barmaid bilk her estranged husband out of disability money he may donate to charity. (R) (1:40) TMC: Mon. 3:10 A.M. (CC)

• Billy Madison '95. Adam Sandler. An adult goof-off goes back to elementary school in order to run his father's company. (PG-13) (1:35) ENC: Tue. 10:35 A.M., 8 P.M., Fri. noon, 7:30 P.M. (CC)

• Black Christmas '06. Katie Cassidy. An unknown caller first harasses then murders a group of sorority sisters during a holiday break. (R) (1:35) TMC: Thu. 2:30 A.M. (CC)

• Black Rain '89. Michael Douglas. Two New York police detectives take an underworld upstart back to Osaka, Japan. (R) (2:10) HBO: Fri. midnight (CC)

• Black Snake Moan '07. Samuel L. Jackson. A troubled bluesman seeks to redeem a young woman whose uncontrollable lust threatens to destroy her life. (R) (2:00) SHO: Sat. 9 P.M. (CC)

• Blackout '07. Zoe Saldana. Residents of Brooklyn, N.Y., deal with a citywide blackout for two days in the summer of 2003. (NR) (2:00) BET: Sun. 6 P.M. (CC)

• Blood Diamond '06. Leonardo DiCaprio. Two men, a white South African mercenary and a black Mende fisherman, join in a common quest to recover a rare gem that could change their lives. (R) (2:25) MAX: Mon. 10:05 A.M. (CC)

• Blood on the Arrow '64. Dale Robertson. An outlaw survives an Indian raid and rescues a couple's son taken captive. (NR) (2:00) AMC: Sat. 9 A.M. (CC)

• BloodMonkey '07. F. Murray Abraham. A professor and his students encounter a deadly creature in Africa. (NR) (2:00) SCI-FI: Sat. 7 P.M.

• Blue Collar Comedy Tour Rides Again '04. Comics Bill Engvall, Jeff Foxworthy, Larry the Cable Guy and Ron White perform in front of a live audience. (NR) (2:30) COMEDY: Sat. 7:30 P.M. (CC)

• Boeing, Boeing '65. Tony Curtis. Faster jets and a loud rival upset a U.S. newsman's rotating involvement with three pretty flight attendants in Paris. (NR) (2:00) TCM: Sun. 4 P.M.

• The Bone Collector '99. Denzel Washington. A quadriplegic detective and a patrol cop try to catch a killer re-creating grisly crimes. (R) (2:10) STZ: Sun. 2:50 A.M., Mon. 7 P.M. (CC)

• The Bone Snatcher '03. Scott Bairstow. A scientist finds a monster that devours its prey in the deserts of South Africa. (R) (2:00) SCI-FI: Sat. 3 P.M.

• Book of Love '90. Chris Young. A man looks back on his awkward teenage years after his divorce from a high-school golden girl is finalized. (PG-13) (2:00) COMEDY: Tue. 4:30 P.M., Wed. 8 A.M. (CC)

• Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan '06. Sacha Baron Cohen. Outrageous situations occur when a popular reporter from Kazakhstan comes to the United States to film a documentary. (R) (1:25) MAX: Tue. 12:20 P.M. (CC)

• Born to Defense '86. Jet Li. A war veteran stands up to the foreign occupation forces who have been brutalizing his fellow villagers. (R) (1:35) SHO: Thu. 4:10 A.M. (CC)

• Born Yesterday '50. Judy Holliday. A scrap-metal tycoon pays a Washington newsman to make his girlfriend couth. (NR) (2:00) TCM: Sun. 10 A.M. (CC)

• The Borrowers '98. John Goodman. The tiny Pod Clock family, living beneath the floorboards, helps tenants save their mutual home from a greedy agent. (PG) (2:00) ABCFAM: Sat. 1:30 P.M.

• The Boston Strangler '68. Tony Curtis. A criminologist and a detective lead the 1960s manhunt for killer rapist Albert DeSalvo. (R) (2:30) AMC: Sun. 3:30 A.M. (CC)

• Boynton Beach Club '05. Dyan Cannon. Aging Floridians turn to one another for companionship and support after the loss of their spouses. (R) (1:55) TMC: Wed. 5:05 P.M. (CC)

• Braveheart '95. Mel Gibson. Enraged by the killing of his wife, Scotsman William Wallace leads a revolt against the tyrannical English king in the 13th century. (R) (3:00) HBO: Mon. 11:45 P.M., Fri. 8 P.M. (CC)

• The Break-Up '06. Vince Vaughn. When Brooke and Gary decide to end their relationship, neither is willing to move out of the shared condo, so the only solution is to remain living together as hostile roommates. (PG-13) (1:45) MAX: Sun. 1:30 P.M., Fri. 9:45 A.M. (CC)

• Breaker Morant '79. Edward Woodward. Australian Lt. Morant and two fellow officers are court-martialed for executing Boer War prisoners. (PG) (2:00) TCM: Sat. 11 P.M.

• The Breakup Artist '04. Joseph Lyle Taylor. A man seeks advice from his fiancee's friend on how to end the engagement. (R) (1:30) SHO: Sat. 11:15 A.M. (CC)

• Bridge to Terabithia '07. Josh Hutcherson. A boy and his new friend, the class outsider, create an imaginary world in which they rule as king and queen. (PG) (1:40) ENC: Fri. 11:20 P.M. (CC)

• Brief Encounter '45. Celia Johnson. A married British woman and a doctor meet first at a train station, then fall in love but decide to part. (NR) (1:30) TCM: Mon. 10 P.M.

• Brokedown Palace '99. Claire Danes. American teens in Bangkok are framed for smuggling drugs and sentenced to 33 years in a Thai prison. (PG-13) (1:45) HBO: Tue. 4:15 P.M. (CC)

• Broken '06. Heather Graham. Hope is confronting all her mistakes since leaving home and comes face to face with her greatest mistake, Will, her ex-boyfriend, who is determined to win her back even if it kills him. (NR) (1:40) SHO: Mon. 1:45 A.M., Sat. 11 P.M.

• Broken Bridges '06. Toby Keith. A fallen country singer reunites with his true love and meets his teenage daughter for the first time. (PG-13) (2:45) CMT: Sun. 4 P.M.

• Broken Trail '06. Robert Duvall. A veteran cowboy and his nephew save five Chinese girls from prostitution while trekking from Oregon to Wyoming. (NR) (4:00) AMC: Tue. 8 P.M. (CC)

• Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid '69. Paul Newman. When a persistent posse threatens two outlaws' romp through Wyoming, they decide to take their act to Bolivia. (PG) (1:50) MAX: Sat. 6:30 A.M. (CC)

• The Butterfly Effect '04. Ashton Kutcher. A young man travels back in time to change the past and alter the current lives of his friends. (R) (2:30) FX: Thu. 8 P.M., 10:30 P.M.

• Buying the Cow '01. Jerry O'Connell. A man demonstrates his inability to commit after his longtime girlfriend expresses interest in marriage. (R) (2:00) COMEDY: Sat. 1:30 P.M. (CC)


• The Cable Guy '96. Jim Carrey. An act of kindness brings a jilted architect the unwanted friendship of an unbalanced cable-TV installer. (PG-13) (2:00) TBS: Sat. 2:15 A.M. (CC)

• Cadillac Man '90. Robin Williams. An angry husband catches up to a wise-guy car salesman who cons customers and women. (R) (2:00) COMEDY: Fri. 8 A.M. (CC)

• Candy '06. Heath Ledger. A fatherly chemistry professor indulges two young lovers in their ever-increasing heroin habits. (R) (2:00) SHO: Wed. 3 A.M., Sat. 12:45 A.M. (CC)

• Can't Stop the Music '80. Valerie Perrine. A lawyer helps an ex-model and a songwriter promote a gay singing group called the Village People. (PG) (2:15) SHO: Tue. 4:45 A.M.

• El Cantante '06. Marc Anthony. Puerto Rican singer H??ctor Lavoe becomes a pioneer of salsa music in the United States while coping with an ever-growing dependence on drugs. (R) (2:00) MAX: Tue. 8 P.M. (CC)

• Career Opportunities '91. Frank Whaley. The night janitor and a playgirl shoplifter are trapped in a discount store with armed robbers. (PG-13) (1:25) ENC: Tue. 5:40 A.M. (CC)

• Cargo to Capetown '50. Broderick Crawford. The captain of a rusty tanker fights his chief engineer for a woman on board. (NR) (1:30) TCM: Thu. 10:30 A.M.

• Cars '06. Voices of Owen Wilson. Animated. A rookie race car that only cares about winning learns what is really important in life after getting stranded in a town along historic Route 66. (G) (2:00) ENC: Fri. 7:45 A.M., 5:30 P.M. (CC)

• Casino Royale '06. Daniel Craig. After receiving a license to kill, British agent James Bond enters a high-stakes poker game with Le Chiffre, a man who finances terrorist groups. (PG-13) (2:30) SHO: Thu. 6:45 A.M., 6:30 P.M. (CC)

• Catch a Fire '06. Tim Robbins. An apolitical black South African becomes a freedom fighter with the ANC after a brutal run-in with a government terror squad. (PG-13) (1:45) MAX: Sat. 11:30 A.M. (CC)

• Catch and Release '07. Jennifer Garner. A woman struggles to rebuild her life in the wake of her fiance's untimely death and the discovery of secrets he kept from her. (PG-13) (1:55) STZ: Sun. 10:45 P.M., Mon. 9:15 A.M. (CC)

• Cathy Come Home '65. Ray Brooks. A British woman faces a downward social climb thanks to her country's rigid and problem-ridden welfare system. (1:30) TCM: Mon. 1:30 A.M.

• Celine '08. Christine Ghawi. Impoverished as a child, singer Celine Dion rises to stardom, selling more than 200 million albums. (NR) (2:00) WE: Mon. 1 A.M.

• Centipede! '02. Trevor Murphy. Cave explorers fight for their lives after becoming trapped with a horde of giant voracious insects. (PG-13) (2:00) SCI-FI: Wed. 8 A.M.

• Cerberus '05. Greg Evigan. The search for a fabled sword, guarded by a three-headed hellhound, sweeps up an art historian. (NR) (2:00) SCI-FI: Thu. 2 P.M.

• Chances Are '89. Cybill Shepherd. A reincarnated man returns 23 years later to his wife, their daughter and his former best friend. (PG) (2:00) WE: Mon. 6 P.M.

• Charlie and the Chocolate Factory '05. Johnny Depp. A poor boy and four spoiled children win a tour through the incredible factory of an odd candy-maker. (PG) (2:30) ABCFAM: Fri. 7:30 P.M., Sat. 5:30 P.M. (CC)

• Cherry Crush '07. Nikki Reed. Jordan Wells must attend public school after being expelled from an elite prep school. There, he meets and gets involved with a pretty girl named Shay, who involves him in a murder. (R) (1:30) TMC: Fri. 8 P.M. (CC)

• Children of Men '06. Clive Owen. When infertility threatens mankind with extinction, a disillusioned bureaucrat becomes the unlikely champion in the fight for the survival of Earth's population. (R) (1:55) HBO: Wed. 3:35 A.M. (CC)

• Clerks II '06. Rosario Dawson. Slackers Dante and Randal find that they must change their lives, now that they are in their 30s, and must expand their horizons beyond pop culture and sex. (R) (1:45) SHO: Fri. 11 P.M. (CC)

• Click '06. Adam Sandler. An overworked architect obtains a universal remote that allows him to control the world around him. (PG-13) (1:50) ENC: Sun. 8 P.M., 5:40 A.M., Mon. 4:15 P.M. (CC)

• The Client '94. Susan Sarandon. Mobsters and lawyers hound a boy who knows about the missing corpse of a U.S. senator. (PG-13) (2:30) TNT: Sun. 3:30 A.M. (CC)

• Clive Barker's The Plague '06. James Van Der Beek. Left comatose for 10 years, teenagers awaken to possess strange powers and a thirst for blood. (R) (2:00) SCI-FI: Thu. 3 A.M.

• Close Encounters of the Third Kind '77. Richard Dreyfuss. An Indiana lineman and other UFO sighters, beleagured by earlier incidents, finally have documented contact with space aliens. (PG) (2:30) TCM: Thu. midnight (CC)

• Cobra '86. Sylvester Stallone. A Los Angeles detective and his partner protect a model from a night slasher and his neo-fascist army. (R) (1:30) MAX: Fri. 4:30 P.M. (CC)

• The Comancheros '61. John Wayne. A Texas Ranger and a fugitive gambler stop white renegades running guns and liquor. (NR) (2:30) AMC: Sun. 6 A.M., Tue. 11:45 A.M. (CC)

• Coming to America '88. Eddie Murphy. Pampered Prince Akeem of Zamunda comes to New York with his royal sidekick to find a true-love bride. (R) (2:00) HBO: Fri. 4:30 A.M. (CC)

• Coney Island '43. Betty Grable. Two big operators aim to please the leggy star of the circa-1900 Coney Island midway. (NR) (1:40) MAX: Fri. 6:30 A.M.

• Conquest of the Planet of the Apes '72. Roddy McDowall. A talking chimpanzee in the far future leads his fellow apes in revolt against the humans who have enslaved them. (PG) (1:45) AMC: Thu. 4:15 A.M. (CC)

• Contaminated Man '00. William Hurt. A chemist discovers that the deaths of his wife and daughter may be linked to a security guard unknowingly carrying a deadly contaminant. (R) (1:40) HBO: Sat. 5:20 A.M. (CC)

• The Conversation '74. Gene Hackman. When a surveillance expert suspects that the subjects of his current job will be killed, his conscience interferes. (PG) (1:55) MAX: Sun. 4:35 A.M. (CC)

• Conversations With Other Women '05. Helena Bonham Carter. Reunited at a wedding after many years, former lovers again feel the pull of a mutual attraction neither is willing to admit. (R) (1:30) TMC: Wed. 10:35 A.M., 7 P.M. (CC)

• Cool Runnings '93. Leon. Two Jamaicans make their way to Calgary as long-shot bobsledders in the 1988 Olympics. (PG) (1:40) ENC: Tue. 6:20 P.M. (CC)

• The Core '03. Aaron Eckhart. In order to save mankind, scientists and astronauts must set off a nuclear device at the center of the Earth. (PG-13) (3:00) FX: Sun. 5 P.M.

• Coyote Ugly '00. Piper Perabo. A woman finds her dreams of singing sidelined by the notoriety she receives as a New York City barmaid. (PG-13) (2:00) E!: Sun. 5 P.M.

• Crackerjack '94. Thomas Ian Griffith. A vacationing police detective goes one-on-one with terrorists at a posh mountain resort. (R) (1:40) MAX: Mon. 1 A.M. (CC)

• Crank '06. Jason Statham. A hit man awakes to the news that he has been poisoned and will die in an hour unless he keeps adrenaline coursing through his body. (R) (1:30) TMC: Mon. 8 P.M. (CC)

• Crazy/Beautiful '01. Kirsten Dunst. The troubled daughter of a congressman falls in love with an ambitious Latino who travels by bus to attend her more prestigious school. (PG-13) (1:45) ENC: Thu. 6:15 P.M. (CC)

• Cries in the Dark '06. Eva LaRue. A detective investigates the brutal murder of her pregnant sister and the kidnapping of the baby. (NR) (2:00) LIFE: Sun. 6 P.M. (CC)

• Cripple Creek '52. George Montgomery. Two government agents pose as bandits to work their way into the confidence of a gang looting gold mines. (NR) (1:30) TCM: Thu. 9 A.M.

• Croc '07. Peter Tuinstra. A hunter searches for a large crocodile that preys on tourists at a resort. (NR) (2:00) SCI-FI: Sat. 9 A.M.

• Crocodile 2: Death Roll '01. Heidi Noelle Lenhart. Survivors of a plane crash provide fodder for a very large and hungry reptile. (R) (2:00) SCI-FI: Wed. 10 A.M.

• Crossover '06. Wesley Jonathan. The lives of a gifted athlete and his best friend change when they take a fateful trip to Los Angeles. (PG-13) (1:45) STZ: Wed. 1:50 P.M., 2:35 A.M. (CC)

• Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon '00. Chow Yun-Fat. A 19th-century martial arts master gives a sword called Green Destiny to his beloved, then the two must recover it from female thieves. (PG-13) (2:05) STZ: Wed. 12:30 A.M., Thu. 5 P.M. (CC)

• The Crow: City of Angels '96. Vincent Perez. A magic black crow guides a motorcycle mechanic who returns to avenge the murders of himself and his son. (R) (1:30) ENC: Tue. 1:50 A.M., Sat. 3 A.M. (CC)

• The Crucible '96. Daniel Day-Lewis. A 17th-century Salem woman accuses an ex-lover's wife of witchery in an adaptation of the Arthur Miller play. (PG-13) (2:00) HBO: Mon. 4 P.M. (CC)

• Cube 2: Hypercube '02. Geraint Wyn Davies. Eight strangers struggle to survive after becoming trapped in a fourth-dimensional cube loaded with deadly traps. (R) (1:40) TMC: Sat. 9 P.M., 11:40 P.M.

• Curious George '06. Voices of Will Ferrell. Animated. The Man in the Yellow Hat is on hand to help an inquisitive monkey out of trouble on a series of misadventures. (G) (1:30) HBO: Tue. 6:30 A.M. (CC)

• The Curse of the Living Corpse '64. Helen Waren. Relatives die as they feared and the maid loses her head soon after a millionaire is buried alive. (NR) (1:45) AMC: Fri. 2:45 A.M.

• Cutthroat Island '95. Geena Davis. A map written in Latin leads a slain pirate's daughter and her partner to gold and into battle with a murderous uncle. (PG-13) (2:05) ENC: Thu. 12:10 A.M. (CC)

• Cutting Class '89. Donovan Leitch. A teen's boyfriend resents her being chummy with a guy who might be the local high-school slasher. (R) (1:35) TMC: Wed. 3:30 P.M. (CC)


• Danny Roane: First Time Director '06. Andy Dick. A down-and-out actor struggles with alcoholism while directing his first movie. (R) (2:00) COMEDY: Mon. 2 A.M. (CC)

• Dark Blue '02. Kurt Russell. A rookie policeman objects when his hard-edged partner conspires with his mentor to pin murders on two ex-convicts. (R) (2:30) FX: Tue. 5:30 P.M., Wed. 10 A.M.

• Darklight '04. Shiri Appleby. A demon and a member of a secret society join forces to kill an evil beast before it can unleash a worldwide plague. (2:00) SCI-FI: Thu. noon.

• Date With an Angel '87. Michael E. Knight. A young composer's wedding plans go awry when an angel crash-lands in his swimming pool. (PG) (1:45) SHO: Fri. 8:30 A.M.

• The Day the Earth Stood Still '51. Michael Rennie. Klaatu and his guardian robot, Gort, come from afar to warn Earth about nuclear war. (G) (2:00) AMC: Thu. 3:30 P.M. (CC)

• Dead Men Walking '05. Griff Furst. Inmates and guards try to survive while zombies run amok inside a maximum-security prison. (R) (2:00) SCI-FI: Sat. 3 A.M.

• Dead Presidents '95. Larenz Tate. A high-stakes robbery tempts a Vietnam veteran who has returned to his desolate South Bronx neighborhood in 1973. (R) (2:10) ENC: Sun. 11:30 P.M. (CC)

• Death Becomes Her '92. Meryl Streep. An actress and an author fight over a plastic surgeon and the secret of eternal beauty. (PG-13) (1:50) ENC: Sun. 4:20 P.M., Wed. 6:15 P.M. (CC)

• Death Wish '74. Charles Bronson. A New York architect turns vigilante hit man after thugs attack his wife and daughter. (R) (2:00) AMC: Sat. 4 P.M., 2 A.M.

• Death Wish II '82. Charles Bronson. The architect from New York turns vigilante in Los Angeles after more brutality too close to home. (R) (2:00) AMC: Sat. 6 P.M., 4 A.M. (CC)

• Death Wish 3 '85. Charles Bronson. Vigilante Paul Kersey employs a variety of commando-style tactics when he sets out to eradicate a sadistic street gang. (R) (2:00) AMC: Sat. 8 P.M. (CC)

• Death Wish 4: The Crackdown '87. Charles Bronson. After a friend's daughter falls victim to the deadly drug, vigilante Paul Kersey declares war on crack dealers. (R) (2:00) AMC: Sat. 10 P.M. (CC)

• Death Wish V: The Face of Death '94. Charles Bronson. The New York vigilante goes back to work after a mobster's thugs kill his girlfriend. (R) (2:00) AMC: Sat. midnight (CC)

• Deck the Halls '06. Danny DeVito. Neighbors in a New England town go to war after one adorns his house with enough Christmas lights to make it visible from space. (PG) (1:45) HBO: Tue. 11:15 A.M., Fri. 7 A.M., 6:15 P.M. (CC)

• Deep Impact '98. Robert Duvall. Troubled people attempt to mend their lives as they brace themselves for a comet that threatens Earth. (PG-13) (2:05) TMC: Fri. 8 A.M., 4:05 P.M., 5:05 A.M. (CC)

• Deepwater '05. Lucas Black. A young drifter encounters mysterious locals after he takes a job at a run-down motel. (R) (1:40) SHO: Thu. 1:45 P.M. (CC)

• The Descent '05. Shauna Macdonald. Women on a caving expedition encounter ravenous underground predators that would love to sink their teeth into fresh meat. (R) (1:40) SHO: Thu. 2:30 A.M. (CC)

• Desperate Measures '97. Michael Keaton. To save his terminally ill son, a San Francisco policeman arranges for a sociopathic killer to donate bone marrow. (R) (2:00) FX: Sun. 10 A.M.

• The Devil Wears Prada '06. Meryl Streep. A recent college graduate lands a job working for a famous and diabolical editor of a New York fashion magazine. (PG-13) (2:00) HBO: Thu. 9 P.M. (CC)

• Devour '05. Jensen Ackles. Friends become increasingly addicted to a video game that has an evil agenda. (R) (1:35) SHO: Sun. 3:40 A.M. (CC)

• Diary of a Mad Black Woman '05. Kimberly Elise. A woman must put her life back together after her husband of 18 years abruptly kicks her out of the house. (PG-13) (2:40) TBS: Thu. 9 P.M., Fri. 10 A.M. (CC)

• Dick '99. Kirsten Dunst. Two enraptured high-school girls become President Nixon's official dog-walkers and secret advisers. (PG-13) (1:45) SHO: Sun. 3:15 P.M. (CC)

• Die Hard 2 '90. Bruce Willis. The sequel's police hero spots military terrorists while waiting for his wife at a Washington, D.C., airport. (R) (2:05) HBO: Tue. midnight (CC)

• Digging to China '98. Kevin Bacon. A 10-year-old who longs to escape from her older sister and life in rural 1960s New Hampshire befriends a mentally impaired man. (PG) (1:45) HBO: Sun. 6:15 A.M. (CC)

• Dirty '05. Cuba Gooding Jr. Two corrupt Los Angeles policemen endure separate investigations from Internal Affairs. (R) (1:40) SHO: Sat. 2:45 A.M. (CC)

• The Dirty Dozen '67. Lee Marvin. A U.S. Army major selects and trains 12 hard-core criminals for a daring raid on an impregnable Nazi chateau. (NR) (2:45) TCM: Sat. 9:15 A.M. (CC)

• Dirty Work '06. Lance Reddick. A detective tangles with his dead lover's evil boss and meets an illegal immigrant who has an important clue about the murder. (NR) (1:45) TMC: Tue. 11:30 P.M. (CC)

• Disappeared '04. Ray Winstone. A desperate man frantically searches for his missing daughter in Istanbul, Turkey. (R) (2:00) TMC: Fri. 9:30 P.M. (CC)

• Disaster Zone: Volcano in New York '06. Costas Mandylor. A geologist and an intrepid band of tunnel workers must save New York from an underground volcano. (NR) (2:00) SCI-FI: Fri. 3 P.M.

• Disney's The Kid '00. Bruce Willis. An unmarried, apathetic and 40-ish image-consultant magically receives a visit from his 8-year-old self. (PG) (1:50) ENC: Sat. 9 P.M. (CC)

• Disturbia '07. Shia LaBeouf. Under house arrest, a troubled youth is unsure if his neighbor is really a serial killer or if his suspicions are the result of a captive and overactive imagination. (PG-13) (1:50) MAX: Sat. 10 P.M., 1:40 A.M. (CC)

• The Dive From Clausen's Pier '05. Michelle Trachtenberg. A young woman starts a new life in New York after her fiance becomes paralyzed in a diving accident. (2:00) LIFE: Fri. 2 P.M. (CC)

• Doc Hollywood '91. Michael J. Fox. An upstart plastic surgeon gets stuck in a one-doctor Southern town and falls in love with a local. (PG-13) (1:45) HBO: Tue. 2:30 P.M. (CC)

• Dog Soldiers '02. Sean Pertwee. A pack of werewolves targets a squad of soldiers on a training exercise in the Scottish Highlands. (R) (2:00) SCI-FI: Wed. noon.

• Dogma '99. Ben Affleck. A female descendant of Jesus must stop two fallen angels who, if successful in getting back into heaven, will destroy the world. (R) (2:20) ENC: Mon. 1:50 A.M. (CC)

• Don't Say a Word '01. Michael Douglas. A desperate psychiatrist must get a patient to give him information that will convince a kidnapper to free the doctor's kidnapped daughter. (R) (2:30) FX: Sun. noon.

• El Dorado '67. John Wayne. An old gunfighter, a drifter and a deputy sober up a sheriff to track down killers. (NR) (2:45) AMC: Wed. 8 P.M., 1:15 A.M. (CC)

• Double Cross '06. Yancy Butler. Complications arise when a woman suggests that she and her neighbor kill each other's husband. (NR) (2:00) LIFE: Wed. 2 P.M. (CC)

• Double Dynamite '51. Frank Sinatra. A bank teller's reward for saving a bookie's life reflects a shortage on his teller girlfriend's shift. (NR) (2:00) TCM: Sun. 4:15 A.M. (CC)

• Double Impact '91. Jean-Claude Van Damme. Good and evil twins are reunited in Hong Kong as heirs to a fortune, experts in martial arts. (R) (2:00) TMC: Sun. 8 P.M., Thu. 4:05 A.M. (CC)

• Down in the Delta '98. Alfre Woodard. A drug user moves her children from Chicago to Mississippi to stay with their uncle and his family. (PG-13) (2:00) SHO: Tue. 10:30 A.M. (CC)

• Down in the Valley '05. Edward Norton. A lawman is suspicious of a charismatic stranger who claims to be a former ranch hand and is wooing his teenage daughter. (R) (2:00) SHO: Tue. 2:45 A.M. (CC)

• Dream Lover '94. James Spader. A Los Angeles architect learns his second wife is not who she claims to be. (R) (1:45) TMC: Sun. 11:50 P.M.

• Dreamgirls '06. Jamie Foxx. After an ambitious manager gives them a shot at stardom, three singers learn that fame can carry a high personal cost. (PG-13) (2:15) HBO: Mon. 10 A.M., 8 P.M. (CC)

• Drums Along the Mohawk '39. Claudette Colbert. Newlyweds face Indians and the British in upstate New York during the Revolution. (NR) (2:00) AMC: Fri. 5 A.M.

• Dudley Do-Right '99. Brendan Fraser. Canadian Mountie Dudley Do-Right must stop villain Snidely Whiplash and his scheme to take over the town of Semi-Happy Valley. (PG) (1:25) MAX: Wed. 9:35 A.M. (CC)

• Dying Young '91. Julia Roberts. A young working-class woman answers an ad for a nurse for a rich young man who has leukemia. (R) (2:00) ENC: Tue. 4:20 P.M. (CC)


• Earth vs. the Spider '01. Dan Aykroyd. A security guard morphs into a flesh-craving arachnid after he injects himself with an experimental serum. (R) (2:00) SCI-FI: Mon. noon.

• The Easiest Way '31. Constance Bennett. A potential romance with a wealthy foreigner spells trouble for a modeling agent's mistress. (NR) (1:15) TCM: Wed. 9:45 A.M.

• 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag '97. Joe Pesci. A mob messenger's luggage containing grisly contents is mistakenly switched with a med student's bag at an airport. (R) (1:35) TMC: Fri. 11:30 P.M. (CC)

• Elektra '05. Jennifer Garner. Hired to kill a man and his daughter, an assassin instead protects them while battling formidable adversaries. (PG-13) (2:30) FX: Sun. 2:30 P.M.

• Elizabethtown '05. Orlando Bloom. In Kentucky to bury his father, a troubled man gets his life on track with the help of a free-spirited flight attendant. (PG-13) (2:45) TBS: Sat. 10:10 A.M. (CC)

• Empty Cradle '93. Kate Jackson. A hospital nurse fakes pregnancy, kidnaps a patient's baby and leaves another one in its place. (2:00) LIFE: Sun. 10 A.M. (CC)

• End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones '03. Rodney Bingenheimer. Filmmaker Michael Gramaglia gives a sweeping overview of punk rockers the Ramones. (NR) (2:00) SHO: Wed. noon, 9 P.M.

• Enemy Mine '85. Dennis Quaid. An Earthian space pilot crash-lands on a planet with a lizardlike warrior from the Dracon Empire. (PG-13) (2:30) AMC: Thu. 6:45 A.M. (CC)

• Entrapment '99. Sean Connery. A woman pretends to be a burglar to catch a gentleman thief planning a big heist in Malaysia on the eve of the millennium. (PG-13) (2:30) WE: Fri. 5:30 P.M.

• Epic Movie '07. Kal Penn. Four adult orphans have an incredible adventure in a spoof of blockbuster and fantasy films. (PG-13) (1:30) MAX: Tue. 10 P.M. (CC)

• Epicenter '00. Gary Daniels. A detective and her prisoner must join forces to survive after Los Angeles is hit by a devastating earthquake. (R) (2:00) SCI-FI: Fri. 3 A.M.

• Eragon '06. Ed Speleers. The discovery of a dragon's egg puts a poor farm boy on the path to his destiny to be a Dragon Rider and defeat an evil king. (PG) (1:45) MAX: Mon. 2:30 P.M. (CC)

• Evan Almighty '07. Steve Carell. A newly elected congressman faces a crisis of biblical proportions when God commands him to build an ark. (PG) (1:45) HBO: Wed. 10:45 A.M., 8 P.M. (CC)

• Everyone Says I Love You '96. Alan Alda. A privileged New Yorker plays Cupid for her dad while her engaged half sister woos a rehabilitating felon. (R) (1:45) TMC: Wed. 8:50 A.M., 4:35 A.M. (CC)

• Eyes of an Angel '94. John Travolta. A dog travels across the country when the girl who befriended him and her fugitive father flee to California. (PG-13) (1:30) SHO: Mon. 1:30 P.M., 4:45 A.M., Thu. 9:15 A.M. (CC)


• Factotum '05. Matt Dillon. A writer drifts through a series of dead-end jobs in an attempt to fuel his passions for alcohol and women. (R) (1:35) TMC: Wed. 1:30 A.M. (CC)

• The Faculty '98. Jordana Brewster. High-school students gradually begin to suspect that their teachers are from another planet. (R) (1:45) ENC: Sun. 2:35 P.M., Thu. 2:50 P.M., 10:20 P.M., TMC: Mon. 9:30 P.M. (CC)

• The Fallen Ones '05. Casper Van Dien. An archaeologist must halt a fallen angel's plan to father a race of giant warriors and usher in an age of tyranny. (NR) (2:00) SCI-FI: Sat. 1 A.M.

• False Pretenses '04. Peta Wilson. After her husband commits suicide, a vengeful woman hunts the con man who stole their money. (2:00) LIFE: Wed. noon (CC)

• The Fan '96. Robert De Niro. A knife salesman kills to help his favorite San Francisco Giant, then kidnaps the athlete's son when he seems ungrateful. (R) (2:00) ENC: Wed. 2:30 P.M., SHO: Wed. 1 A.M. (CC)

• Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer '07. Ioan Gruffudd. Reed, Susan, Johnny and Ben face an intergalactic messenger who has arrived to prepare Earth for destruction. (PG) (1:30) HBO: Sun. 3:30 P.M., 11:15 P.M., Wed. 2:30 P.M., 11:30 P.M., Sat. 8 A.M., 4 P.M. (CC)

• Far From Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog '95. Jesse Bradford. A shipwreck strands a boy and his Labrador retriever in the wilderness of British Columbia. (PG) (1:25) STZ: Sat. 9:10 A.M. (CC)

• The Fast and the Furious '01. Vin Diesel. An undercover police officer investigates a gang leader suspected of stealing electronic equipment. (PG-13) (2:00) USA: Sun. 7 P.M., Mon. 2 P.M. (CC)

• Fatal Instinct '93. Armand Assante. A cheating wife plots the death of her policeman/lawyer husband to cash in on his insurance policy. (PG-13) (1:30) SHO: Thu. 5 P.M. (CC)

• The Fifth Element '97. Bruce Willis. A New York City cabdriver tries to save 2259 Earth from impact with an onrushing anti-life force. (PG-13) (2:30) TBS: Mon. 10 A.M., 1 A.M. (CC)

• The Fighting Seabees '44. John Wayne. A construction boss and a Navy commander fight over a newswoman and against the Japanese. (NR) (2:15) AMC: Mon. 11 A.M.

• Final Destination 3 '06. Mary Elizabeth Winstead. A high-school senior and her friends must deal with repercussions of cheating death when they survive a terrible roller-coaster accident. (R) (1:30) MAX: Sat. 10 A.M. (CC)

• Find Me Guilty '06. Vin Diesel. When an ambitious prosecutor drags him back into court, imprisoned mobster Jack DiNoscio decides to defend himself instead of ratting on his associates in a New Jersey crime family. (R) (2:05) ENC: Thu. 2:15 A.M. (CC)

• Fire: Nature Unleashed '04. Bryan Genesse. A forest ranger leads a group of hikers into an abandoned mine to escape a raging forest fire. (R) (2:00) SCI-FI: Fri. 1 A.M.

• Fire Serpent '07. Nicholas Brendon. A veteran firefighter tries to convince others about a creature spawned by the sun. (R) (2:00) SCI-FI: Fri. 11 P.M.

• Fired! '07. Interviews with comics, economists and other people with even more ordinary jobs give takes on being fired. (NR) (1:15) SHO: Mon. 12:15 P.M., 3:25 A.M. (CC)

• First Blood '82. Sylvester Stallone. Green Beret veteran Rambo takes on a Pacific Northwest sheriff and the National Guard. (R) (2:00) SPIKE: Sat. 9 P.M.

• The Flintstones '94. John Goodman. Betty's Barney helps Wilma's Fred move up the ladder at Slate & Co. in Stone Age Bedrock. (PG) (1:35) ENC: Thu. 4:40 P.M. (CC)

• The Florentine '99. Michael Madsen. An ex-beau and her brother's friend, who invested money for a caterer in a con scheme, threaten a woman's upcoming marriage. (R) (1:45) SHO: Wed. 2 P.M. (CC)

• Flubber '97. Robin Williams. Enemies try to steal an absent-minded inventor's flying rubber creation and his fiancee. (PG) (2:00) WGN: Sun. 11 A.M., Sat. 3 P.M. (CC)

• Flyboys '06. James Franco. Several American youths volunteer for the French military before the U.S. enters World War I and later become a squadron of fighter pilots, the celebrated Lafayette Escadrille. (PG-13) (2:30) SHO: Tue. 8 A.M.

• Foolish '99. Eddie Griffin. A fledgling stand-up comic and his gangster brother team up to open their own comedy club. (R) (1:30) TMC: Thu. 11:30 P.M. (CC)

• For All Mankind '89. Jim Lovell. A unique view of the moon is made possible through film taken by the Apollo astronauts who landed on the surface. (NR) (1:30) SHO: Mon. 10:45 A.M.

• For Da Love of Money '02. Pierre. Needy friends and neighbors come calling when a rumor circulates that a man has suddenly acquired a big stash of cash. (R) (2:00) BET: Mon. 8 P.M. (CC)

• For Love or Money '93. Michael J. Fox. A concierge who dreams of opening his own luxury hotel must chaperon a potential investor's mistress. (PG) (1:45) HBO: Mon. 7:45 A.M. (CC)

• Forbidden Temptations '07. Syren. Gorgeous women attract plenty of attention. (NR) (1:30) MAX: Fri. 12:45 A.M. (CC)

• Four for Texas '63. Frank Sinatra. Con men and their girlfriends fight, then unite, over a floating casino in 1870 Galveston. (NR) (2:15) TCM: Wed. 2:30 A.M.

• The 4th Floor '99. Artie Lange. A reclusive neighbor harasses a New York decorator in the apartment the latter inherited from a relative. (R) (1:35) HBO: Thu. 4:10 A.M. (CC)

• Frankenfish '04. Tory Kittles. A genetically altered snakehead fish escapes and satisfies its voracious appetite by preying on people. (R) (2:00) SCI-FI: Wed. 2 P.M.

• Frankenstein Reborn '05. Rhett Giles. An obsessive surgeon murders his patients and reanimates the dead. (R) (2:00) SCI-FI: Sun. 3 A.M.

• Friday Night Lights '04. Billy Bob Thornton. A high-school football coach in Odessa, Texas, tries to lead his players to the state championship. (PG-13) (2:30) FX: Wed. 5:30 P.M., 10:30 P.M.

• From Dusk Till Dawn '96. Harvey Keitel. Desperado brothers kidnap a preacher and his kids, commandeer their RV and wind up in a Mexican strip joint where vampires lurk. (R) (2:00) SHO: Fri. 12:45 A.M. (CC)

• From Dusk Till Dawn 2: Texas Blood Money '99. Bruce Campbell. A bank robber on the run hungers for more than money when he is bitten by a vampire. (R) (1:59) SCI-FI: Thu. 7 P.M.

• From Dusk Till Dawn 3: The Hangman's Daughter '00. Ara Celi. An executioner's daughter joins an outlaw who escaped death, in a journey that leads to vampires. (R) (2:01) SCI-FI: Thu. 8:59 P.M.

• The Future We Will Create: Inside the World of TED '07. An annual gathering of the world's greatest minds features discussions of cutting-edge technology. (NR) (1:15) SHO: Thu. 10:45 A.M., 5:45 A.M. (CC)


• G '02. Richard T. Jones. A hip-hop magnate tries to win back a former love who is now married to a stockbroker. (R) (1:40) TMC: Tue. 4:40 P.M. (CC)

• Galaxy Quest '99. Tim Allen. Believing them to be real heroes, aliens enlist cast members of a sci-fi TV series to help save their people. (PG) (1:45) MAX: Sat. 6:30 P.M. (CC)

• Gang War '40. Ralph Cooper. Two rival hoodlums battle over Harlem's profitable jukebox trade. (NR) (1:15) TCM: Mon. 6:15 A.M.

• Garden of the Moon '38. Pat O'Brien. A press agent falls for a bandleader hired by the manager of a swanky hotel nightclub. (NR) (1:45) TCM: Fri. 6 A.M.

• The Gate '87. Stephen Dorff. Two boys and a girl learn from a heavy-metal record that a gaping backyard hole is the gate to hell. (PG-13) (1:30) TMC: Wed. 12:05 P.M., 10 P.M.

• George of the Jungle '97. Brendan Fraser. A man raised by apes in fictional Bukuvu saves an heiress from death and travels with her to the United States. Keith Scott narrates. (PG) (1:55) TBS: Sun. 6:55 A.M., 2:45 A.M. (CC)

• Georgia Rule '07. Jane Fonda. Exasperated with her rebellious daughter, a woman sends the teen to Idaho to live with her own stern mother. (R) (2:00) MAX: Sat. 4:30 P.M. (CC)

• Ghost '90. Patrick Swayze. A slain Manhattan yuppie reaches out to his lover, with a medium as his middlewoman. (PG-13) (2:15) HBO: Sun. 5 P.M., Wed. 4 P.M. (CC)

• Ghost Rider '07. Nicolas Cage. A motorcycle stuntman, who sold his soul to save a loved one, becomes a fiery agent for justice at night in the presence of evil. (PG-13) (2:00) ENC: Sat. 10:10 A.M., 7:05 P.M., STZ: Tue. 4:50 A.M., Wed. 3:35 P.M., 10:30 P.M. (CC)

• Girl, Interrupted '99. Winona Ryder. A young woman with a borderline personality disorder stays in a 1960s mental institution for 18 months. (R) (2:10) MAX: Wed. 2:10 A.M. (CC)

• Girl, Positive '07. Andrea Bowen. An HIV-positive high-school student finds support from a teacher who is secretly living with the disease. (NR) (2:00) LIFE: Fri. 9 P.M. (CC)

• Gladiator '00. Russell Crowe. Condemned to arena fights by corrupt Roman leader Commodus, Gen. Maximus seeks revenge for his family's deaths. (R) (2:40) HBO: Thu. 1:30 A.M. (CC)

• The Glenn Miller Story '53. James Stewart. The jazz trombonist marries his sweetheart, forms a band and creates his signature sound. (G) (2:00) TCM: Tue. 1:30 P.M. (CC)

• God Said, Ha! '98. Julia Sweeney. Comic Julia Sweeney delivers a monologue about a difficult time in her life when she and her brother battled cancer. (PG-13) (1:30) TMC: Mon. 10:15 A.M., 6:30 P.M., Thu. 9:25 A.M., 10 P.M. (CC)

• The Godfather '72. Marlon Brando. Crime boss Vito Corleone and his sons rule their New York empire with Mafia justice. (R) (4:00) A&E: Sat. 10 A.M. (CC)

• The Godfather, Part II '74. Al Pacino. Michael Corleone rules his father's criminal empire, while flashbacks recall young Vito's climb to power. (R) (4:00) A&E: Sat. 2 P.M. (CC)

• Godzilla '98. Matthew Broderick. Nuclear testing in the South Pacific produces a giant mutated lizard that wreaks havoc upon New York City. (PG-13) (3:00) ABCFAM: Wed. 7 P.M. (CC)

• Gone in Sixty Seconds '00. Nicolas Cage. A former thief must agree to steal 50 cars in one night to save his brother from being killed by a vehicle smuggler. (PG-13) (2:00) ENC: Tue. 2:20 P.M., 9:30 P.M. (CC)

• The Good Shepherd '06. Matt Damon. During the early years of the Central Intelligence Agency, a founding member finds that, as the country slides deeper into the Cold War, dedication to duty has a price. (R) (2:50) MAX: Tue. 9:30 A.M. (CC)

• The Gospel '05. Boris Kodjoe. A rhythm-and-blues singer tries to help his ailing father's church, but he finds resentment from an old friend. (PG) (2:00) BET: Sun. 4 P.M. (CC)

• Gracie '07. Dermot Mulroney. After the death of her older brother, a teenager petitions her high school for the right to take his place on the boys varsity soccer team. (PG-13) (2:00) WE: Sat. 8 P.M., 10 P.M.

• The Graveyard '06. Lindsay Ballew. Strange events plague seven friends when they gather at a remote cemetery to honor a late friend. (R) (1:30) TMC: Thu. 1 A.M. (CC)

• The Greatest Show on Earth '52. Betty Hutton. A high-wire artist, the girlfriend of a circus manager, falls for a French aerialist. (NR) (2:35) MAX: Wed. 7 A.M. (CC)

• Gridiron Gang '06. The Rock. A counselor at a juvenile detention facility turns a group of young criminals into a football team to teach them self-respect and responsibility. (PG-13) (2:10) ENC: Tue. 12:10 P.M., Wed. 8:40 A.M. (CC)

• Grilled '06. Ray Romano. Two down-on-their-luck meat salesmen land in hot water when their "foolproof" scheme backfires. (R) (2:00) COMEDY: Wed. 4:30 P.M., Thu. 8 A.M. (CC)

• Grindhouse Presents: Death Proof '07. Kurt Russell. A veteran stuntman uses his car to stalk and kill unsuspecting young women in the South. (NR) (2:00) ENC: Fri. 1 A.M. (CC)

• Groundhog Day '93. Bill Murray. February 2nd keeps repeating for a cynical TV weatherman sent to watch the groundhog in Punxsutawney, Pa. (PG) (2:05) TBS: Sat. 12:55 P.M. (CC)

• The Grudge 2 '06. Amber Tamblyn. A young woman encounters a terrible curse while searching for her missing sister in Tokyo. (PG-13) (1:50) ENC: Sun. 1:40 A.M. (CC)

• Grumpier Old Men '95. Jack Lemmon. The wedding of their children and the arrival of a romantic prospect preoccupies bickering Minnesota retirees John and Max. (PG-13) (2:00) CMT: Sat. 6 P.M.

• The Guardian '06. Kevin Costner. A trainer in a Coast Guard program for rescue swimmers turns a cocky recruit into his protege and takes him on a mission to the Bering Strait. (PG-13) (2:25) ENC: Thu. 10:20 A.M., 8 P.M., 5:20 A.M. (CC)


• El Habitante Incierto '04. Andoni Gracia. Mysterious events lead an increasingly paranoid architect to believe a stranger is lurking in his large house. (R) (1:55) MAX: Wed. 4:20 A.M.

• Halloween '78. Donald Pleasence. John Carpenter's chiller about an escaped maniac who returns to his Illinois hometown to continue his bloody rampage. (R) (2:00) AMC: Fri. 11 P.M. (CC)

• Hang 'Em High '68. Clint Eastwood. An innocent rancher is saved from the noose and deputized to hunt down the men who tried to hang him. (PG-13) (2:30) AMC: Sun. 8:30 A.M., Wed. 12:15 P.M.

• Happy Feet '06. Voices of Elijah Wood. Animated. Born without the ability to sing, a young emperor penguin expresses himself and hopes to attract a mate through his amazing dancing talent. (PG) (1:50) MAX: Wed. 4:10 P.M. (CC)

• Hard Contract '69. James Coburn. A coldhearted assassin has second thoughts about his profession after warming up to a beautiful woman. (PG) (2:15) AMC: Fri. 7 A.M. (CC)

• Harold and Maude '71. Bud Cort. A 20-year-old heir with a death wish meets a 79

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