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Movies on TV: Week of Aug. 29

Aug. 28, 2013 at 11 p.m.


Movies on TV for the week of Aug. 29 through Sept. 5.

<h3>A</h3>

The Abyss (1989) An oil-rig crew must search for a sunken nuclear sub. (4:00) SYFY Sun. 5 p.m.

Anna Karenina (2012) A Russian aristocrat has a life-changing affair. (2:15) HBO Thu. 8 p.m., Tue. 11:15 p.m.

Act of Love (1953) A soldier's affair with a poor Frenchwoman ends in tragedy. (2:00) TCM Fri. 8:45 p.m.

Anna and the King of Siam(1946) A widow goes to Siam as a tutor for the king's children. (2:30) TCM Sat. 7 p.m.

Assault on Precinct 13 (2005) Gunmen attack a crumbling police station to kill a gangster. (1:50) CINE Fri. 2:20 p.m.

<h3>B</h3>

Bad Boys (1995) Two Miami cops attempt to recover stolen police evidence. (2:30) AMC Fri. 2 p.m.

Behind the Candelabra (2013) Pianist Liberace takes Scott Thorson as a lover. MA (2:00) HBO Wed. 12:30 p.m.

Big (1988) A wishing machine turns boy into a man with a job and girlfriend. (2:30) AMC Thu. 2 p.m., Wed. 12:30 a.m.

The Black Swan (1942) Buccaneer Henry Morgan pits swashbuckler against pirates. (1:30) TCM Wed. 9 p.m.

The Bourne Legacy (2012) Jason Bourne's actions have consequences for a new agent. (2:15) HBO Sun. 7 p.m.

The Breakfast Club (1985) Five teenagers make strides toward mutual understanding. (2:00) FAM Mon. 6 p.m.

<h3>C</h3>

Catch Me if You Can (2002) A teenage scam artist poses as a pilot, surgeon and lawyer. (DVS) (3:00) TNT Sat. 9:30 p.m.

Coming to America (1988) An African prince and his royal sidekick come to Queens. (2:35) SPIKE Sat. 12:25 p.m., 12:25 a.m.

Contagion (2011) Doctors try to contain the spread of a lethal virus. (1:45) HBO Tue. 2 p.m.

Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011) A suddenly single 40-something needs help finding his groove again. (2:00) HBO Sat. 5 p.m.

<h3>D</h3>

The Departed (2006) An undercover cop and a criminal lead double lives. (3:30) AMC Sat. 10 p.m., Tue. 7 p.m., Wed. 11:30 a.m.

Dolphin Tale (2011) People band together to save a dolphin's life. (2:00) HBO Thu. 12:30 p.m.

<h3>F</h3>

Face/Off (1997) An FBI agent and a violent terrorist switch identities. (3:00) TNT Fri. 12 a.m., Sat. 11:02 a.m.

The Five-Year Engagement (2012) An engaged couple trips up on the long walk down the aisle. (2:10) CINE Sun. 2:50 p.m.

<h3>G</h3>

The Game (1997) A businessman takes part in an unusual form of recreation. (2:10) CINE Tue. 4:50 p.m.

Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) Newsman Edward R. Murrow confronts Sen. Joseph McCarthy's ethics. (2:30) KMSS Sat. 3:30 p.m.

Grease (1978) Disparate summer lovers meet again as high-school seniors. (2:30) AMC Thu. 4:30 p.m.

The Green Mile (1999) A guard thinks an inmate has a supernatural power to heal. (4:00) AMC Fri. 7 p.m.

<h3>I</h3>

I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang (1932) A wrongly imprisoned man is sent to a Georgia prison farm. (1:45) TCM Thu. 9:45 p.m.

Independence Day (1996) Earthlings vs. evil aliens in 15-mile-wide ships. (3:30) BET Fri. 1:30 p.m.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) Indy's hunt for his missing father leads to the Holy Grail. (2:49) USA Sat. 5:06 p.m.

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) Jones, a singer and an orphan look for missing stones. (2:34) USA Sat. 2:32 p.m.

The Italian Job (2003) A thief and his crew plan to steal back their gold. (2:29) AMC Wed. 10:01 p.m.

<h3>K</h3>

Kick-Ass (2010) An ordinary teen decides to become a superhero. (2:33) SPIKE Fri. 3:27 p.m., 11:10 p.m.

<h3>L</h3>

Life of Pi (2012) A teenager and a tiger become marooned at sea aboard a small lifeboat. (2:15) HBO Sun. 11:45 a.m., 11:05 p.m., Wed. 7:30 p.m.

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) Members of a fellowship battle evil Sauron and his pawns. (4:00) AMC Sun. 11 a.m., 3 p.m.

Love Is a Four Letter Word (2007) Respective attorneys for a divorcing couple have an affair. PG (2:00) HALL Thu. 7 p.m.

<h3>M</h3>

Madagascar (2005) Animated. Zoo animals must learn to survive in the wild. (1:30) HBO Fri. 5:30 p.m.

Magic Mike (2012) A male stripper takes a young upstart under his wing. (2:00) CINE Sun. 5 p.m.

Marnie (1964) A rich man marries a kleptomaniac with a serious hang-up. (2:15) TCM Sun. 2:30 p.m.

M.A.S.H: Goodbye, Farewell, Amen (1983) The men and women of the 4077th prepare to leave Korea. PG (3:00) TVLAND Fri. 4:30 p.m.

The Mask (1994) An ancient mask animates a drab bank clerk. (2:27) SPIKE Fri. 1 p.m.

Men in Black (1997) Secret agents monitor extraterrestrial activity on Earth. (2:25) SPIKE Sat. 10 a.m., 10 p.m.

Miami Blues (1990) Killer goes on spree with detective's badge and gun. (1:40) CINE Wed. 12:20 p.m.

Million Dollar Baby (2004) A cantankerous trainer bonds with a female boxer. (2:15) HBO Wed. 4:15 p.m.

Les Misérables (2012) Former prisoner Jean Valjean flees a persistent pursuer. (2:45) HBO Sat. 7 p.m., 11:45 p.m., Sun. 4:15 p.m.

My Fair Lady (1964) Professor Henry Higgins bets he can refine cockney Eliza Doolittle. (3:00) TCM Sat. 4 p.m.

<h3>N</h3>

The Negotiator (1998) A top police negotiator is accused of committing murder. (3:00) AMC Mon. 12 p.m.

<h3>O</h3>

Ocean's Eleven (2001) A suave ex-con assembles a team to rob a casino vault. (DVS) (2:30) TNT Sat. 7 p.m., Sun. 12 p.m.

<h3>P</h3>

Panic Room (2002) Thieves trap a woman and her daughter in their apartment. (2:30) BRAVO Fri. 4:30 p.m., 11 p.m.

Paths of Glory (1957) A general uses a court-martial to cover a botched attack. (1:45) TCM Fri. 7 p.m.

Pretty Woman (1990) A corporate raider hires a hooker to act as a business escort. (2:30) FAM Sat. 6:30 p.m.

Prometheus (2012) Explorers wage a terrifying battle to save mankind's future. (2:10) CINE Fri. 5:50 p.m.; HBO Wed. 11 p.m.

Psycho (1960) A woman stops at a motel run by mad Norman Bates. (2:00) TCM Sun. 9 p.m.

Pulp Fiction (1994) Criminals cross paths in three interlocked tales of mayhem. (3:01) AMC Wed. 7 p.m.

<h3>R</h3>

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) An archaeologist races Nazis to find a powerful relic. (2:32) USA Sat. 12 p.m.

S

Scary Movie (2000) A masked killer terrorizes and murders teens. (2:00) BRAVO Fri. 7 p.m., 9 p.m.

The Sessions (2012) Writer Mark O'Brien consults a sex therapist to lose his virginity. (1:40) HBO Mon. 11:40 p.m.

Sex and the City (2008) Time brings many changes for Carrie and her gal pals. (3:00) BRAVO Sat. 8 p.m., 11 p.m.

Shadow of a Doubt (1943) A girl thinks her uncle is the Merry Widow Murderer. (2:00) TCM Sun. 7 p.m.

Shrek (2001) Animated. A monster and a donkey make a deal with a mean lord. (DVS) (2:00) TBS Fri. 7 p.m.

Side by Side: The Science, Art, and Impact of Digital Cinema (2012) Filmmakers examine the impact of digital technology. (1:00) KERA Fri. 8 p.m.; KLTS Fri. 9 p.m.

Spanglish (2004) A housekeeper works for a chef and his neurotic wife. (2:20) HBO Fri. 1:30 p.m.

Spellbound (1945) A sympathetic psychiatrist helps a troubled amnesia victim. (2:00) TCM Sun. 12:30 p.m.

<h3>T</h3>

300 (2007) Badly outnumbered Spartan warriors battle the Persian army. (DVS) (2:00) TBS Sun. 5 p.m.

Town Without Pity (1961) A German town is obsessed by a gang rape involving U.S. GIs. (2:00) TCM Fri. 12:30 p.m.

Toy Story (1995) Animated. Toys come to life when people are absent. (1:30) DISN Tue. 7 p.m., Wed. 12 p.m.

Toy Story 2 (1999) Animated. Toys rescue Woody from a collector. (1:40) DISN Wed. 7 p.m.

Training Day (2001) A rookie cop meets a corrupt Los Angeles narcotics officer. (2:30) TNT Sun. 2:30 p.m.

Transformers (2007) Two races of robots wage war on Earth. (DVS) (3:00) TBS Sun. 7 p.m., Mon. 12 p.m.

28 Days Later (2002) Survivors evade virus-infected humans in London. (2:00) KFXK Sun. 4 p.m.

Twister (1996) Storm chasers race to test a new tornado-monitoring device. (2:30) FAM Fri. 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

<h3>W</h3>

War of the Worlds (2005) A man and his children try to survive an alien invasion. (2:00) CINE Sun. 7 p.m.

Wild Hearts (2006) Nancy McKeon. A widower cares for his daughter at his family's farm. PG (2:00) HALL Mon. 7 p.m.

<h3>Y</h3>

You'll Never Get Rich (1941) Drafted choreographer stages GI show with girlfriend. (1:45) TCM Wed. 10:30 p.m.

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