What's Good on TCM?

Last updated: Tue Sep 25 2018 11:09:10 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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06:15 AM The Wrong Way Out

In this short film, a young couple run off to marry despite their parents refusal and fall into a life of crime. (1938, 17 min.)

Genres: Drama, Crime, Short

06:45 AM The Day They Robbed the Bank of England

Turn-of-the-century Irish patriots plan to overthrow the British government. (1960, 85 min.)

08:30 AM Battle Cry

A group of Marines eagerly await deployment during World War II. (1955, 148 min.)

11:15 AM The Naked and the Dead

A green lieutenant comes up against incompetent officers and a sadistic sergeant during World War II. (1958, 131 min.)

04:00 PM Men In War

Two enemies join forces to save their men during a retreat from the North Koreans. (1957, 98 min.)

09:30 PM Stir Crazy

Two innocents go to prison after being framed for a bank robbery. (1980, 111 min.)

01:30 AM Greased Lightning

(1977, 96 min.)

05:00 AM The Jackie Robinson Story

Jackie Robinson plays himself in this true story of the man who broke Major League Baseball's color barrier. (1950, 77 min.)


06:30 AM Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen's comic classic about five sisters out to nab husbands in 19th-century England. (1940, 118 min.)

08:30 AM All This, and Heaven Too

A French nobleman falls in love with his children's governess. (1940, 144 min.)

12:30 PM Cass Timberlane

An aging judge creates a scandal when he marries a younger woman from the wrong side of the tracks. (1947, 119 min.)

02:30 PM Another Language

A newlywed discovers that she and her husband's snobby family speak different languages. (1933, 76 min.)

04:00 PM The Valley of Decision

An Irish housemaid's romance with the boss's son is complicated by labor disputes in the Pittsburgh mills. (1945, 118 min.)

06:00 PM Wuthering Heights

A married noblewoman fights her lifelong attraction to a charismatic gypsy. (1939, 104 min.)

08:00 PM The Silencers

In the first Matt Helm adventure, the over-sexed secret agent comes out of retirement to defend a nuclear testing ground. (1966, 102 min.)

10:00 PM Murderers' Row

Secret Agent Matt Helm must recover a stolen 'helio-beam' with the power to destroy the earth. (1966, 105 min.)

12:00 AM The Ambushers

When an experimental flying saucer crashes, secret agent Matt Helm has to bring back the secret weapons hidden on board. (1967, 102 min.)

02:00 AM The Wrecking Crew

Secret agent Matt Helm tries to stop a super-villain from stealing a billion-dollar gold shipment. (1968, 105 min.)

04:00 AM How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life

A womanizer sets out to end a friend's extra-marital affair but romances the wrong woman. (1968, 102 min.)

05:45 AM Mr. Ricco

A defense lawyer faces down racist killers to prove his black client innocent. (1975, 98 min.)


07:30 AM The Divorcee

The double standard destroys a liberal couple's marriage. (1930, 82 min.)

12:30 PM Illicit

Young free-thinkers turn conventionally jealous when they marry. (1931, 79 min.)

03:30 PM Baby Face

A beautiful schemer sleeps her way to the top of a banking empire. (1933, 76 min.)

05:00 PM The Little Foxes

An ambitious woman takes on her corrupt brothers and honest husband in her drive for wealth. (1941, 116 min.)

07:00 PM Bette Davis: The Benevolent Volcano

A documentary depicting the life and career of one of America's premiere actresses. (1984, 60 min.)

09:15 PM Cry, the Beloved Country

A South African minister travels to Johannesburg to find his missing son. (1952, 108 min.)

03:00 AM The Last Wave

A Sydney lawyer defends five Aborigines in a ritualized murder and in the process learns disquieting things about himself. (1977, 106 min.)

05:00 AM The Plumber

The arrival of a mysterious plumber upsets a doctor's wife. (1979, 78 min.)


06:30 AM Nine Lives Are Not Enough

A reporter tries to solve a series of boardinghouse murders. (1941, 63 min.)

07:45 AM Gambling on the High Seas

A reporter tries to nail a gambling-ship owner for murder. (1940, 55 min.)

08:45 AM Cast a Dark Shadow

A wife-killer marries an innocent barmaid and plots her death. (1955, 83 min.)

10:15 AM The Naked City

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

12:00 PM The Last of Sheila

A game of murder among wealthy vacationers turns into the real thing. (1973, 119 min.)

02:15 PM Undercurrent

A sheltered woman realizes that either her husband or his mysterious brother is a psychopath. (1946, 116 min.)

04:15 PM Purple Noon

French adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's novel, about Tom Ripley, a talented mimic, moocher, forger and all-around criminal improviser. (1961, 117 min.)

Genres: Drama, Crime, Thriller, Foreign, Adaptation

Cast: Alain Delon, Marie Laforêt, Maurice Ronet, Elvire Popesco, Erno Crisa, Frank Latimore, Billy Kearns, Ave Ninchi, Viviane Chantel

06:15 PM Suspicion

A wealthy wallflower suspects her penniless playboy husband of murder. (1941, 99 min.)

08:00 PM Bright Victory

A blinded veteran struggles to adjust to peacetime life. (1951, 97 min.)

10:00 PM The Naked Dawn

A farmer and his wife are corrupted by the arrival of a charming bandit. (1955, 82 min.)

11:45 PM Trial

A Mexican boy accused of rape and murder becomes a pawn for Communists and red-baiters. (1955, 109 min.)

02:00 AM Alone in the Dark

Four escaped lunatics invade a doctor's home. (1982, 93 min.)

03:45 AM Eye of the Devil

A French nobleman deserts his wife because of an ancient family secret. (1966, 96 min.)


06:00 AM Malaya

Two men join forces to smuggle rubber out of occupied Malaya during World War II. (1949, 95 min.)

08:26 AM Land of the Open Range

A landowner's will leaves his ranch to anyone who's served two years in prison. (1942, 60 min.)

10:07 AM The Saint in New York

The Saint goes undercover to get the goods on New York's mob kingpins. (1938, 72 min.)

12:00 PM The Big Sleep

Private eye Philip Marlowe investigates a society girl's involvement in the murder of a pornographer. (1946, 114 min.)

02:00 PM Escape From Fort Bravo

The Civil War complicates the Cavalry's battle against Indians. (1953, 98 min.)

03:45 PM Where the Spies Are

A country doctor dabbles in espionage to get a new car. (1965, 113 min.)

05:45 PM The Odessa File

A journalist discovers a strange link between his family and a cabal of fugitive Nazis. (1974, 129 min.)

12:00 AM The Gangster

A troubled gangster, who has lost all faith in people, loses his weak grip on life. (1947, 84 min.)

01:45 AM Cinderella Liberty

A lonely sailor falls in love with a single mother during an extended liberty. (1973, 117 min.)


08:15 AM 42nd Street

The definitive backstage musical, complete with the dazzling newcomer who goes on for the injured star. (1933, 89 min.)

10:00 AM The Gangster

A troubled gangster, who has lost all faith in people, loses his weak grip on life. (1947, 84 min.)

12:00 PM That Hamilton Woman

Naval hero Lord Nelson defies convention to court a married woman of common birth. (1941, 126 min.)

06:00 PM The Glass Bottom Boat

A woman writing a scientist's biography is mistaken for a spy. (1966, 110 min.)


06:00 AM King Richard and the Crusaders

King Richard's attempts to win back the Holy Lands are complicated by his love of a tempestuous Englishwoman. (1954, 114 min.)

10:00 AM The Outrage

A Mexican bandit's crimes receive wildly different interpretations from four witnesses. (1964, 96 min.)

Genres: Drama, Western, Adaptation, Remake, Classic Hollywood

Cast: Paul Newman, Laurence Harvey, Claire Bloom, Edward G. Robinson, William Shatner, Howard Da Silva, Albert Salmi, Thomas Chalmers, Paul Fix

11:45 AM Night Watch

A woman recovering from mental problems witnesses a murder, but nobody believes her. (1973, 99 min.)

01:45 PM F for Fake

Director Orson Welles examines the career of a notorious art forger. (1973, 89 min.)

08:00 PM Lawrence of Arabia

A British military officer enlists the Arabs for desert warfare in World War I. (1962, 227 min.)

12:00 AM Murder on the Orient Express

Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of a mysterious businessman during a luxurious train ride. (1974, 127 min.)

02:30 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.)

04:30 AM The Horse's Mouth

An unscrupulous artist fights to realize his vision of the perfect mural. (1958, 95 min.)