What's Good on TCM?

Last updated: Wed Apr 01 2020 11:09:12 GMT+0000 (UTC)

These are the movies coming up this week on Turner Classic Movies that match Kris Johnson's preferences. He likes film noir, horror, sci-fi, and westerns.

This schedule is for the eastern US broadcast feed, and all times are in the US Eastern timezone. Each day's schedule starts at 6:00 AM. Most programs are available on Watch TCM or on-demand from your cable/satellite provider.

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06:00 AM Drunken Angel

An alcoholic doctor builds a shaky friendship with a dying gangster. (1948, 98 min.)

07:45 AM Stray Dog

When a detective's gun is stolen, he tears apart the underworld to get it back. (1949, 123 min.)

Genres: Drama, Crime, Foreign, Film Noir

Cast: Toshiro Mifune, Keiko Awaji, Ko Kimura, Takashi Shimura, Reisaburo Yamamoto, Noriko Sengoku

10:00 AM The Hidden Fortress

In medieval Japan, a samurai fights to save a feudal lord's daughter from bandits. (1959, 139 min.)

12:30 PM Sanjuro

A wandering samurai recruits younger fighters to help him battle corruption. (1962, 96 min.)

02:15 PM Red Beard

A tough doctor takes a young intern under his wing. (1965, 185 min.)

05:30 PM High And Low

Kidnappers mistake a chauffeur's son for the child of a wealthy businessman. (1963, 144 min.)

08:00 PM Seven Samurai

Japanese villagers hire a team of traveling samurai to defend them against a bandit attack. (1956, 207 min.)

11:45 PM Rashomon

In medieval Japan, four people offer conflicting accounts of a rape and murder. (1950, 89 min.)

Genres: Drama, Crime, Mystery, Foreign, Period, Adaptation

Cast: Toshiro Mifune, Machiko Kyo, Takashi Shimura, Masayuki Mori, Minoru Chiaki, Kichijiro Ueda, Daisuke Kato, Fumiko Homma

01:30 AM Yojimbo

A samurai-for-hire sets the warring factions of a Japanese town against each other. (1961, 111 min.)

03:30 AM Throne of Blood

Spurred by his wife and a witch's prediction, a samurai murders his lord to steal the throne. (1957, 110 min.)


06:00 AM A Damsel in Distress

An American dancer on vacation in England falls for a sheltered noblewoman. (1937, 101 min.)

07:45 AM The Man who Found Himself

A determined nurse puts a cocky surgeon back on track. (1937, 67 min.)

09:00 AM You Can't Beat Love

An eccentric playboy tries politics only to get mixed up with the mayor's daughter. (1937, 62 min.)

10:15 AM You Can't Buy Luck

A racehorse owner tries to buy victory by performing good deeds, but gets mixed up in murder instead. (1937, 60 min.)

11:30 AM You Can't Escape Forever

Although she's been demoted to writing the advice column, a newspaper woman still tries to expose a racketeer. (1942, 78 min.)

02:30 PM You Can't Get Away with Murder

A young tough takes the rap for a hardened gangster. (1939, 79 min.)

05:15 PM You Can't Take It With You

A girl from a family of freethinkers falls for the son of a conservative banker. (1938, 126 min.)

10:00 PM The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

Gunmen hold a New York subway train and its passengers for ransom. (1974, 104 min.)

12:00 AM Klute

A small-town detective searches for a missing man linked to a high-priced prostitute. (1971, 114 min.)

02:15 AM Fingers

(1978, 90 min.)

04:00 AM Report to the Commissioner

(1975, 112 min.)


07:30 AM It All Came True

A gangster hides out in a boardinghouse full of eccentrics. (1940, 97 min.)

12:00 PM The Courtship of Eddie's Father

A young boy plays matchmaker for his widowed father. (1963, 119 min.)

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Drama, Adaptation, Romantic Comedy, Classic Hollywood

Cast: Glenn Ford, Shirley Jones, Stella Stevens, Dina Merrill, Roberta Sherwood, Ronny Howard, Jerry Van Dyke, John La Salle Jazz Combo

06:30 PM The Man with a Cloak

A mystery man tries to help a young innocent escape a murderous housekeeper. (1951, 81 min.)

10:00 PM Bachelor Mother

A fun-loving shop girl is mistaken for the mother of a foundling. (1939, 82 min.)

11:45 PM Father Is a Bachelor

Five orphans 'adopt' a loner and set out to find him a wife. (1950, 84 min.)


06:00 AM The Bobo

To land a job, an aspiring singer has to seduce a heartless gold digger. (1967, 103 min.)

08:27 AM Bullet Scars

Hoods kidnap an honest doctor to patch up one of their own. (1942, 59 min.)

12:00 PM The Kennel Murder Case

Society sleuth Philo Vance investigates a murder tied to a Long Island dog show. (1933, 73 min.)

01:30 PM The Set-Up

An aging boxer defies the gangsters who've ordered him to throw his last fight. (1949, 72 min.)

03:00 PM Winchester '73

A man combs the West in search of his stolen rifle. (1950, 92 min.)

08:00 PM Targets

An aging horror star and a psychotic veteran come face to face at the premiere of the star's most recent film. (1968, 90 min.)

12:00 AM Address Unknown

A German-born art dealer finds himself falling for Nazi propaganda. (1944, 72 min.)

01:45 AM Logan's Run

A future police officer uncovers the deadly secret behind a society that worships youth. (1975, 118 min.)

04:00 AM 2010

In this sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey, a U.S.-Soviet crew investigates a mysterious monolith orbiting Jupiter. (1984, 116 min.)


06:00 AM Dinner at Eight

A high-society dinner party masks a hotbed of scandal and intrigue. (1933, 111 min.)

08:00 AM Another Thin Man

Not even the joys of parenthood can stop married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles from investigating a murder on a Long Island estate. (1939, 103 min.)

10:00 AM Address Unknown

A German-born art dealer finds himself falling for Nazi propaganda. (1944, 72 min.)

11:30 AM Mrs. Miniver

A British family struggles to survive the first days of World War II. (1942, 134 min.)

02:00 PM The Seven Year Itch

A married man whose wife is on vacation falls for the blonde bombshell upstairs. (1955, 104 min.)

05:45 PM The Apartment

An aspiring executive lets his bosses use his apartment for assignations, only to fall for the big chief's mistress. (1960, 125 min.)

08:00 PM Move Over, Darling

A husband who believes his wife has disappeared is in a for a big surprise. (1963, 103 min.)

10:00 PM The Thrill of It All

A doctor tries to cope with his wife's newfound stardom as an advertising pitch woman. (1963, 108 min.)


08:00 AM Tunes of Glory

When a popular colonel loses a promotion, it sets the stage for conflict with his new superior officer. (1960, 107 min.)

02:00 PM Sinful Davey

Love complicates a 19th-century Scot's efforts to follow in his father's criminal footsteps. (1969, 95 min.)

08:00 PM The Outlaw

Billy the Kid and Doc Holliday fight over possession of a stallion and a sultry Mexican girl. (1943, 116 min.)

10:15 PM The Paleface

An inept dentist must rescue his outlaw wife from the Indians. (1948, 91 min.)

12:00 AM Double Dynamite

A bank teller reaps the rewards of saving a gangster's life, but can't reveal where he got the money. (1951, 81 min.)


06:00 AM The Killer Shrews

A maniacal scientist creates a formula that turns your average shrew into a giant, man-killing beast. (1959, 68 min.)

07:15 AM The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms

Nuclear tests set a dormant prehistoric monster on a path of destruction. (1953, 80 min.)

08:45 AM The Thing From Another World

The crew of a remote Arctic base fights off a murderous monster from outer space. (1951, 87 min.)

10:15 AM From The Earth To The Moon

Lifelong rivals collaborate on a 19th-century moon rocket. (1958, 100 min.)

12:00 PM Attack of the 50 Foot Woman

A space visitor's touch turns an unhappy heiress into a vengeful giant. (1958, 66 min.)

01:15 PM Them!

Federal agents fight to destroy a colony of mutated giant ants. (1954, 92 min.)

03:00 PM Forbidden Planet

A group of space troopers investigates the destruction of a colony on a remote planet. (1956, 98 min.)

04:45 PM Godzilla

American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast. (1954, 96 min.)

Genres: Drama, Horror, Foreign, Sci-Fi

Cast: Akira Takarada, Momoko Kochi, Akihiko Hirata, Fuyuki Murakami, Takashi Shimura

06:30 PM Creature from the Black Lagoon

Scientists track a prehistoric monster in the South American jungle while it tracks them. (1954, 79 min.)

08:00 PM Cry of the City

(1948, 95 min.)

10:00 PM The Lady From Shanghai

A romantic drifter gets caught between a corrupt tycoon and his voluptuous wife. (1948, 87 min.)

11:45 PM He Walked By Night

After killing a cop, a burglar fights to evade the police. (1948, 79 min.)

01:15 AM Key Largo

A returning veteran tangles with a ruthless gangster during a hurricane. (1948, 100 min.)

03:15 AM Berlin Express

Allied agents fight an underground Nazi group in post-war Europe. (1948, 86 min.)

05:00 AM The Naked City

A step-by-step look at a murder investigation on the streets of New York. (1948, 96 min.)