What's Good on TCM?

Last updated: Wed Mar 22 2017 11:00:20 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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07:00 AM The Bad Seed

A woman suspects that her perfect little girl is a ruthless killer. (1956, 129 min.)

09:16 AM Nostradamus And The Queen

In this short film, an elderly Catherine de Medici reflects back on how the prophecies of Nostradamus accurately predicted her fate. (1953, 11 min.)

Genres: Drama, Mystery, Short

Cast: Maria Palmer, Mitchell Lewis, Forrest Taylor, Grandon Rhodes

09:30 AM Mildred Pierce

A woman turns herself into a business tycoon to win her selfish daughter a place in society. (1945, 111 min.)

11:30 AM Gaslight

A newlywed fears she's going mad when strange things start happening at the family mansion. (1944, 114 min.)

01:45 PM What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

A crazed, aging star torments her sister in a decaying Hollywood mansion. (1962, 134 min.)

04:15 PM Little Shop of Horrors

A clumsy young man nurtures a bloodthirsty plant that forces him to kill to feed it. (1960, 72 min.)

05:45 PM The Birds

In a California coastal area, flocks of birds unaccountably make deadly attacks on humans. (1963, 119 min.)

08:00 PM The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

An experienced gunman and a peace-loving tenderfoot clash with a Western bully. (1962, 123 min.)

10:15 PM Hombre

A white man raised by Apaches is the only hope for stagecoach passengers stranded by a bandit attack. (1966, 111 min.)

12:15 AM Touch of Evil

A narcotics agent risks his wife's life to investigate a crooked cop. (1958, 111 min.)

02:15 AM Kansas City Confidential

To commit the perfect crime, a former detective keeps his colleagues' identities secret from each other. (1952, 99 min.)

04:15 AM The Honeymoon Killers

A lonely nurse and her gigolo lover murder a string of widows. (1969, 108 min.)


06:30 AM Bonnie and Clyde

The legendary bank robbers run riot in the South of the 1930s. (1967, 111 min.)

08:45 AM The Petrified Forest

An escaped convict holds the customers at a remote desert cantina hostage. (1935, 82 min.)

10:15 AM Key Largo

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

12:15 PM Strangers on a Train

A man's joking suggestion that he and a chance acquaintance trade murders turns deadly. (1951, 101 min.)

02:15 PM The Third Man

A man's investigation of a friend's death uncovers corruption in post-World War II Vienna. (1950, 104 min.)

04:00 PM The Stranger

A small-town schoolteacher suspects her new husband may be an escaped Nazi war criminal. (1946, 94 min.)

06:00 PM Casablanca

An American saloon owner in North Africa is drawn into World War II when his lost love turns up. (1942, 103 min.)

08:00 PM Gojira

American nuclear weapons testing results in the creation of a seemingly unstoppable, dinosaur-like beast. (1956, 96 min.)

Genres: Drama, Horror, Foreign, Sci-Fi

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

10:00 PM King Kong

A film crew discovers the "eighth wonder of the world," a giant prehistoric ape, and brings him back to New York, where he wreaks havoc. (1933, 104 min.)

Genres: Action, Adventure, Science Fiction, Horror, Fantasy

Cast: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher, Sam Hardy, Noble Johnson, Steve Clemento, James Flavin, King Kong, Victor Wong, Fred Behrle, Earl "Hap" Hogan, Walter Kirby, John Northpole, H. R. Warwick, Jack Gallagher, Duke Green, Jockey Haefeli, Sam Levine, Sailor Vincent, ... Kid Wagner, Charles Hall, George Magrill, Van Alder, John Collins, Charles Sewell, Bill Van Vleck, Ralph Bard, T. C. Jacks, Harry Claremont, Art Flavin, Walter Kimpton, Richie McCarew, Jack Perry, Bert O'Malley, Jack Silver, Joe Dill, Leo Beard, Dick Curtis, Jimmy Dime, Tex Duffy, Shorty English, Bill Fisher, Ethan Laidlaw, Hugh Starkey, Bill Dagwell, Roy Brent, Larry Fisher, Walter Taylor, Skeets Noyes, Edward Clark, Blackie Whiteford, Jack Saunders, Harry Walker, Frank Gerrity, Harry Cornbleth, Bud Mason, Charles Sullivan, Al McDonald, James Casey, Tex Higginson, John Crawford, Nim Nixon, Edward Patrick, T. J. Rankin, Gus Robinson, Everett Brown, John Wade, Milton Shockley, John Brakins, Sam Marlowe, Ivory Williams, Tobias Tally, Al Knight, Charles Washington, William Duran, Henry Martin, Floyd Shackelford, Johnnie Bland, Jack Best, George Washington, Cliff Ingram, Roy Thompskin, Earl Turman, Blue Washington, Odel Conley, Onest Conley, John Davis, Wade Walker, William Dunn, Ed Allen, A. J. Prather, Walter Knox, Ray Turner, Jack West, Tony Shelly, Nathan Perry, Alice Nichols, Kathryn Curry, Nathan Curry, Annie L. Johnson, Evelyn Garrison, Etta Mae Allen, Rose Dandridge, Etta Mae Henry, Joe Flourney, Almeta Muse, Fanny Donahue, Lawrence Green, William Solder, Katherine Sparks, Hannah Washington, James Adamson, Bernice Dandridge, Rena Marlowe, Malcon Potts, Mahlon Potts, Harold Garrison, Irene Henry, Bill Nye, George McQuarrie, Frank Fanning, Monte Vandegrift, Frank Meredith, Tim Lonergan, Allen Pomeroy, Ivan Thomas, Joe Marba, George Daly, Lew Harvey, Pat Harmon, Paul Porcasi, Eddie Sturgis, King Mojave, Harry Eaton, Mae Marrin, Larry McGrath, Jack Pratt, Eddie Boland, Lynton Brent, Paddy O'Flynn, Frank Mills, Frank O'Connor, Russ Saunders, Harry Bowen, Eddie Hart, Peter Duray, Wesley Hopper, Roy Stewart, Charles O'Malley, Jack Smith, Ed Stevens, Ed Reed, Ed Rochelle, Jack Chapin, Harry Mount, Ralph Easton, Frank Cullen, Frank Angel, Walt Ackerman, Arnold Gray, James Harrison, Lee Phelps, Jean Fenwick, Hazel Howell, Betty Gale, Bill Williams, LeRoy Mason, Larry Steers, Earl Dwyer, June Gittelson, Oliver Eckhardt, Vera Lewis, Walter Downing, John L. Johnson, Harry Duval, Gertrude Sutton, Helen Worthington, Jean Doran, Florence Dudley, Betty Burns, Tom O'Grady, Harry Strang, Lillian Young

12:00 AM Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Soulless pods take over the inhabitants of a small California town. (1956, 80 min.)

01:30 AM The Thing From Another World

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

03:15 AM The X from Outer Space

A reptilian extraterrestrial of mysterious origin lays waste to the Japanese countryside. (1967, 88 min.)

Genres: Horror, Foreign, Sci-Fi

05:00 AM 20 Million Miles to Earth

A crashed spaceship unleashes a rapidly growing monster from Venus. (1957, 83 min.)


06:45 AM Nosferatu

In this silent film, a beautiful woman risks her life to end a vampire's plague of death and pestilence. (1922, 89 min.)

Genres: Horror, Foreign, Silent

Cast: Max Schreck, Alexander Granach, Gustav von Wangenheim, Greta Schroder

08:45 AM The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari

A carnival performer uses a hypnotized sleepwalker to murder his enemies. (1920, 77 min.)

Genres: Horror, Thriller, Foreign, Silent

Cast: Werner Krauss, Conrad Veidt, Friedrich Feher, Lil Dagover, Hans von Twardowski, Rudolf Lettinger

10:30 AM The Wolf Man

A British nobleman undergoes a startling transformation when he's bitten by a gypsy werewolf. (1941, 70 min.)

12:00 PM Cat People

A newlywed fears that an ancient curse will turn her into a bloodthirsty beast. (1942, 73 min.)

01:30 PM Horror of Dracula

The legendary count tries to turn his enemies' women into his bloodthirsty brides. (1958, 81 min.)

03:15 PM Frankenstein

A crazed scientist creates a living being from body parts, not realizing it has a madman's brain. (1931, 70 min.)

04:45 PM The Mummy

An Egyptian mummy returns to life to stalk the reincarnation of his lost love. (1932, 73 min.)

06:15 PM The Gorgon

A mythical monster turns men to stone in a remote European village. (1964, 83 min.)

08:00 PM The Wizard Of Oz

A Kansas farm girl dreams herself into a magical land where she must fight a wicked witch to escape. (1939, 102 min.)

01:30 AM A Clockwork Orange

Scientists use mind-control experiments to turn a gang leader against violence. (1971, 137 min.)

04:00 AM Soylent Green

A future cop uncovers the deadly secret behind a mysterious synthetic food. (1973, 97 min.)


06:15 AM After the Thin Man

Married sleuths Nick and Nora Charles try to clear Nora's cousin of a murder charge. (1936, 112 min.)

08:30 AM Suddenly

Gunmen take over a suburban home to plot a presidential assassination. (1954, 77 min.)

10:15 AM The Adventures of Robin Hood

The bandit king of Sherwood Forest leads his Merry Men in a battle against the corrupt Prince John. (1938, 102 min.)

12:15 PM Mutiny on the Bounty

Lavish remake of the classic tale of the villainous Captain Bligh who drives his crew to revolt during a South Seas expedition. (1962, 185 min.)

03:45 PM Dial M for Murder

A straying husband frames his wife for the murder of the man he'd hired to kill her. (1954, 105 min.)

05:45 PM Wait Until Dark

A blind woman fights against drug smugglers who've invaded her home. (1967, 108 min.)

08:00 PM The Pink Panther

In the first Inspector Clouseau film, the bumbling French police detective tries to stop a notorious jewel thief from nabbing a princess' diamond. (1964, 115 min.)

10:15 PM Arsene Lupin

A gentleman thief risks his life in an attempt to steal the Mona Lisa. (1932, 84 min.)

12:00 AM The Haunting

A team of psychic investigators moves into a haunted house that destroys all who live there. (1963, 112 min.)

02:00 AM House

A schoolgirl spends her summer vacation in a haunted house. (1977, 88 min.)


06:00 AM Of Human Hearts

A rebellious son neglects his parents after enlisting in the Civil War. (1938, 103 min.)

08:00 AM Lifeboat

Survivors of a torpedoed boat take in a German Naval officer from the sub that sank them. (1944, 97 min.)

10:00 AM Tension

A man who had planned to murder his wife's lover becomes the prime suspect when somebody beats him to it. (1950, 91 min.)

12:00 PM The Man Who Knew Too Much

International spies kidnap a doctor's son when he stumbles on their assassination plot. (1956, 120 min.)

02:15 PM Sullivan's Travels

A filmmaker masquerades as a hobo to get in touch with the little people. (1942, 91 min.)

04:00 PM Yours, Mine And Ours

A widow with eight children marries a widower with ten, then gets pregnant. (1968, 111 min.)

06:00 PM How to Marry a Millionaire

Three models pool their resources to rent a posh penthouse in hopes of snaring rich husbands. (1953, 96 min.)

04:00 AM Hour of the Wolf

An artist shares his most painful memories with his wife during a long night on an isolated island. (1968, 87 min.)


07:15 AM The Freshman

In this silent film, a naive college boy tries to join the football team after making a fool out of himself. (1925, 77 min.)

02:15 PM 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.)

03:45 PM Jim Thorpe--All American

The famous Native American athlete fights prejudice in his pursuit of sports stardom. (1951, 105 min.)

05:45 PM National Velvet

A British farm girl fights to train a difficult horse for the Grand National Steeplechase. (1944, 124 min.)

12:30 AM Show Boat

Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River." (1951, 108 min.)


06:15 AM Julius Caesar

An all-star adaptation of Shakespeare's classic about Julius Caesar's assassination and its aftermath. (1953, 121 min.)

12:45 PM Rome Adventure

A rebellious teacher moves to Rome and finds love. (1962, 119 min.)

02:45 PM Roman Holiday

A runaway princess in Rome finds love with a reporter who knows her true identity. (1953, 118 min.)

09:45 PM Wilson

A chronicle of the political career of U.S. President Woodrow Wilson. (1944, 154 min.)

Genres: Biography

Cast: Charles Coburn, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Thomas Mitchell, Ruth Nelson, Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Vincent Price, William Eythe, Mary Anderson, Ruth Ford, Sidney Blackmer, Madeleine Forbes, Stanley Ridges, Eddie Foy Jr., Charles Halton, Thurston Hall, J. M. Kerrigan, James Rennie, Katherine Locke, Stanley Logan, Marcel Dalio, ... Edwin Maxwell, Clifford Brooke, Tonio Selwart, John Ince, Charles Miller, Alexander Knox, Anne O'Neal, Arthur Loft, Russell Gaige, Jamesson Shade, Reginald Sheffield, Robert Middlemass, Matt Moore, George Anderson, Robert Barron, Paul Everton, Arthur Space, George Macready, Roy Roberts, Frank Orth, Dewey Robinson, Francis X. Bushman, Cy Kendall, Emory Parnell, Ferris Taylor, Ken Christy, Guy D'Ennery, Antonio Filauri, Hilda Plowright, Joseph J. Greene, Gus Glassmire, Ralph Dunn, Davison Clark, Tony Hughes, Isabel Randolph, Jess Lee Brooks, Gladden James, Frank Dawson, Larry McGrath, Josh Hardin, Ralph Linn, Russ Clark, Harold Schlickenmayer, Ed Mundy, Aubrey Mather, Jesse Graves, Del Henderson, John Ardell, George Mathews, Harry Tyler, Harry Carter, Jessie Grayson, Frederick Burton, George Lessey, Roy Gordon, Jack Young, William Carleton, Clyde Fillmore, Herbert Heyes, Emmett King, Harry Adams, Gibson Gowland, Scott Seaton, George Carleton, Louis Arco, William Yetter, Otto Reichow, Arno Frey, Jeffrey Sayre, Phyllis M. Brooks, Reed Hadley, Freddie Walburn, Marvin Davis, Danny Jackson, Larry Harris, Paul Hilton, Truman Van Dyke, Norman Salling, Larry McGrath, Joseph Haworth, Edward Ryan, Rex Williams, Robert Regent, Montague Shaw, Major Sam Harris, Ben Erway, Earle Dewey, Grandon Rhodes, Lester Dorr, James Bush, George Lynn, Franklin Parker, Sherry Hall, Edward Earle, Carroll Nye, Griff Barnett, Ian Wolfe, John Forrest, Paul McVey, John Davidson, John Hamilton, John Maxwell Hayes, Jack Lawrence, Edward Keane, Forrest Taylor, Will Wright, Sam Flint, Walter Baldwin, David Cavendish, Ray Cooper, Eula Morgan, Marguerita Padula, Jack Stoney, Ralph Sanford, John Whitney, William Forrest, Richard Abbott, Roger Imhof, Romaine Callender, Charles Cane, Bob Thornby, Emmett Vogan, Hamilton MacFadden, Larry Williams, James Metcalf, Jack Baxley, Mary Currier, Francis Ford

02:00 AM Edward, My Son

A possessive father destroys anyone who threatens his plans for his son. (1949, 113 min.)

04:00 AM King Solomon's Mines

A spirited widow hires a daredevil jungle scout to find a lost treasure in diamonds. (1950, 103 min.)