What's Good on TCM?

Last updated: Tue Nov 21 2017 11:00:15 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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11:30 AM Code Two

Three young men train to become motorcycle cops. (1953, 69 min.)

12:45 PM Jeopardy

A woman desperately seeks help to prevent her trapped husband from drowning. (1953, 69 min.)

02:15 PM Run Of The Arrow

A bitter Confederate veteran joins a Sioux tribe to keep his war against the Union going. (1957, 86 min.)

04:00 PM Ada

A call girl weds an easygoing politician and helps him against corrupt state officials. (1961, 108 min.)

08:00 PM Friendly Persuasion

A peaceful Quaker family's sanctity is tested during the Civil War. (1956, 138 min.)

10:30 PM The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Japanese Army forces World War II POWs to build a strategic bridge in Burma. (1957, 161 min.)

01:30 AM Odds Against Tomorrow

Desperate losers plan a bank robbery with unexpected results. (1959, 96 min.)

03:30 AM The Law vs. Billy the Kid

The young outlaw tries to go straight. (1954, 72 min.)


06:45 AM Harry Gribbon in "Art Trouble"

In this short film, two house painters impersonate two art students and go to Paris. Vitaphone Release 1674-1675. (1934, 21 min.)

07:30 AM James Stewart: A Wonderful Life

A retrospective on the life and career of actor James Stewart, with clips from many of his films and interviews with people who have worked with him. (1987, 87 min.)

09:15 AM Thunder Bay

Oil men battle fishermen for the rights to drill in the Gulf of Mexico. (1953, 103 min.)

11:15 AM The Mountain Road

An American officer helps villagers against the Japanese during WWII. (1960, 102 min.)

01:15 PM The F.B.I. Story

A dedicated FBI agent thinks back on the agency's battles against the Klan, organized crime and Communist spies. (1959, 149 min.)

Genres: Drama, Crime, Adaptation

Cast: James Stewart, Vera Miles, Murray Hamilton, Larry Pennell, Nick Adams, Diane Jergens, Jean Willes, Joyce Taylor, Victor Millan, Parley Baer, Fay Roope, Ed Prentiss, Robert Gist, Buzz Martin, Kenneth Mayer, Paul Genge, Michael Garrett, Les Hellman, John Truax, Will J. White, ... Sid Kane, Gil Smith, Rickey Kelman, Robin Eccles, Dawn Menzer, Kimberly Beck, Jennie Lynn, Michael Switlick, Al Paige, Richard Boyer, Eleanor Audley, John Damler, George Pembroke, Al Tonkle, Rand Harper, Luana Anders, Mary Ann Edwards, Elizabeth Harrower, William J. Thomas, Forrest Taylor, George Selk, Ann Doran, Al McGranary, Audley Anderson, Elmore Vincent, Britt Wood, Vera Denham, Fern Barry, Ella Ethridge, David McMahon, John Pickard, Tom Monroe, Terry Frost, Harold McNulty, Roy Gordon, Rocky Ybarra, Jim Porcupine, Vince St. Cyr, Eddie Little Sky, Chief Yowlachie, Charles Bruner, Dorothy Sky Eagle, Emily All Runner, Charles Soldani, Mary Lou Clifford, Guy Teague, Paul Smith, Kay Kuter, Trippy Elam, Sam Flint, Bob Petersen, Maurice Wells, Mike Smith, Burt Mustin, Guy Wilkerson, William Phipps, Grandon Rhodes, Theona Bryant, Bob Peoples, Scott Peters, Herbert Armstrong, Jack E. Henderson, Jane Crowley, Alan Craig, George Khoury, Angelo DeMeo, Stacy Keach, John Quijada, Gabriel Del Valle, James Porta, Paul Denton, Charles Bateman, Arthur Gilmour, Patrick Whyte, Robert Clarke, Ray Montgomery, Nesdon Booth, Jack Tesler, Dorothy Neumann, Ben Erway, Charles Postal, Jerry Brent, William Lovett, Roy Thinnes, Judd Holdren, Morgan Lane, Lowell Brown, Grant Scott, Jeanne Dante, Shirley Bonne, Joan Dupuis, Susan Davis, Barbara Beall, Herman Rudin, Selene Walters, Carroll House, James Vickery, Ed Wagner, John Varnum

04:00 PM Carbine Williams

True story of the convicted bootlegger who fought for his freedom by inventing a new rifle. (1952, 93 min.)

05:46 PM 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, Grandon Rhodes, Mitchell Lewis, Forrest Taylor

06:00 PM Shenandoah

A Virginia farmer fights to keep his family together during the Civil War. (1965, 105 min.)

08:00 PM The Glenn Miller Story

The famed bandleader fights to establish himself and keep his family going. (1954, 116 min.)

10:15 PM Harvey

A wealthy eccentric prefers the company of an invisible six-foot rabbit to his family. (1950, 104 min.)

12:15 AM Bell Book and Candle

A beautiful witch puts a love spell on an unknowing publisher. (1958, 102 min.)

02:15 AM Rear Window

A photographer with a broken leg uncovers a murder while spying on the neighbors in a nearby apartment building. (1954, 112 min.)

04:15 AM The Man Who Knew Too Much

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


06:30 AM Little Women

The four March sisters fight to keep their family together and find love while their father is off fighting the Civil War. (1933, 116 min.)

08:30 AM Mrs. Miniver

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

03:30 PM A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

A girl in the slums tries to find her way with the help of her devoted mother and alcoholic father. (1945, 129 min.)

05:45 PM National Velvet

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

09:45 PM Yours, Mine and Ours

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

11:45 PM Life With Father

A straitlaced turn-of-the-century father presides over a family of boys and the mother who really rules the roost. (1947, 118 min.)

02:00 AM The Courtship of Eddie's Father

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

04:15 AM Love Finds Andy Hardy

A small-town boy tries to juggle two girlfriends at once. (1938, 91 min.)


06:00 AM Road to Morocco

Two castaways get mixed up in an Arabian nightmare when they're caught between a bandit chief and a beautiful princess. (1942, 82 min.)

07:30 AM Sullivan's Travels

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

09:15 AM The Major and the Minor

A woman disguises herself as a little girl and ends up in a military academy. (1942, 101 min.)

11:00 AM How to Marry a Millionaire

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

12:45 PM The Quiet Man

An Irish ex-boxer retires to Ireland and searches for the proper wife. (1952, 129 min.)

08:00 PM The Dirty Dozen

A renegade officer trains a group of misfits for a crucial mission behind enemy lines. (1967, 150 min.)

10:45 PM Cool Hand Luke

A free-spirited convict refuses to conform to chain-gang life. (1967, 127 min.)

01:15 AM Network

Television programmers turn a deranged news anchor into 'the mad prophet of the airwaves.' (1976, 121 min.)

03:30 AM Grand Illusion

French POWs fight to escape their German captors during World War I. (1937, 113 min.)


07:30 AM Objective, Burma!

An American platoon parachutes into Burma to take out a strategic Japanese outpost. (1945, 142 min.)

10:00 AM The Bad Seed

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

12:30 PM Bhowani Junction

An Anglo-Indian beauty falls for a British officer as her country fights for independence. (1956, 110 min.)

02:30 PM Around the World in 80 Days

A Victorian gentleman bets that he can beat the world's record for circling the globe. (1956, 182 min.)

Genres: Adventure, Adaptation

Cast: Cantinflas, Finlay Currie, Robert Morley, Ronald Squire, Basil Sydney, Noël Coward, Sir John Gielgud, Trevor Howard, Harcourt Williams, David Niven, Martine Carol, Fernandel, Charles Boyer, Evelyn Keyes, José Greco and His Troupe, Gilbert Roland, Luis [Miguel] Domingúin, Cesar Romero, Alan Mowbray, Robert Newton, ... Sir Cedric Hardwicke, Melville Cooper, Reginald Denny, Ronald Colman, Robert Cabal, Shirley MacLaine, Charles Coburn, Peter Lorre, George Raft, Red Skelton, Marlene Dietrich, John Carradine, Frank Sinatra, Buster Keaton, Col. Tim McCoy, Joe E. Brown, Andy Devine, Edmund Lowe, Victor McLaglen, Jack Oakie, Beatrice Lillie, Glynis Johns, Hermione Gingold, John Mills, Edward R. Murrow, A. E. Matthews, Frank Royde, Ronald Adam, Walter Fitzgerald, Mike Mazurki, Lola De Ronda, Paul Haakon, Gitanillo Heredia, Marie Ardell, Douglas Burnham, Manuela De Herey, Gloria DeWerd, Dolores Ellsworth, John Ferguson, Gretchen Houser, Leona Irwin, Antonio Jimenez, Joan Kelly, Virginia Lee, John C. Lewis, Charles Lunard, William Lundy, Demita Prado, Anita Ramos, Paul Rees, Joe Rudan, Arthur Sedinger, Pepita Sevilla, Robert Street, Muriel Weldon, Angelina Bauer, Kathy Connors, Tenmana Guerin, Ruth Tarshis, Richard Aherne, Philip Ahn, Roy Aversa, Frank Baker, Alex Ball, John Benson, Leon Bouvard, Donald Brown, Ollie Brown, Theona Bryant, J. W. Burr, Robert Cabal, Al Cavens, Fred Cavens, Shih Hung Choy, Neil Collins, Cecil Combs, Louis Cortina, Ashley Cowan, Roy Darmour, Maria Delgardo, Anna De Linsky, Amapola Del Vando, Leslie Denison, Clint Dorrington, Ed Edmonson, Carli D. Elinor, Duke Fishman, Frances Fong, Raoul Freeman, Tom Fujiwara, Joseph Garcio, Harry Gilette, Joseph Glick, Arthur Gould-Porter, Bernard Gozier, Ralph Grosh, Chuck Hamilton, Mahgoub Hanaf "Galli Galli", Doc Harnett, Chester Hayes, Tex Holden, David B. Hughes, Joanne Jones, Paul King, Walter Kingsford, Ben Knight, Katy Koury, Freddie Letuli, Weaver Levy, Richard Loo, Manuel Lopez, Joan Lora, Keye Luke, Robert McNulty, Casey MacGregor, D. Ellsworth Manning, Dewey Manning, Harry Mayo, Lorion Miller, Maria Monay, Jack Mulhall, Robert Okazaki, Manuel Paris, Jack Perrin, James Porter, Satini Puailoa, Amando Rodriguez, George Russell, Jim Salisbury, Sohi Shannon, Bhogwan Singh, Alvin Slaight, Fred O. Somers, Owen Kyoon Song, Ward Thompson, Philip Van Zandt, Frank Vessells Jr., Al Walton, Richard Wessel, Robert Whitney, Kathryn Wilson, Thomas Quon Woo, R. Brodie, Patrick Cargill, Campbell Cotts, Felix Fetton, Cameron Hall, Maria Hanson, Roddy Hughes, Frederick Leister, N. Macowen, Bill Shine, Janet Sterke Trubshaw, Richard Wattis

05:45 PM Hush ... Hush, Sweet Charlotte

A wealthy southern spinster fights to keep her family's secrets hidden. (1964, 133 min.)

08:00 PM The Lady Eve

A lady cardsharp tries to con an eccentric scientist only to fall for him. (1941, 94 min.)

10:00 PM Spencer's Mountain

A Wyoming farmer fights to build a better life for his oldest son. (1963, 118 min.)

12:15 AM The Best Man

Two presidential hopefuls get caught up in the dirty side of politics. (1964, 102 min.)


10:00 AM Strangers on a Train

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

12:00 PM One Way Passage

An ocean voyage leads to romance for a dying heiress and a condemned criminal. (1932, 68 min.)

01:30 PM The Petrified Forest

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

05:30 PM Gigi

A Parisian girl is raised to be a kept woman but dreams of love and marriage. (1958, 115 min.)

04:00 AM I Vitelloni

Five friends struggle to escape the boredom of their provincial hometown in Italy. (1953, 108 min.)


06:45 AM Marriage Is a Private Affair

A spoiled rich girl refuses to let marriage interfere with man-chasing. (1944, 117 min.)

10:30 AM Penelope

A neglected wife turns to bank robbery to get her husband's attention. (1966, 98 min.)

01:45 PM Dark Passage

A man falsely accused of his wife's murder escapes to search for the real killer. (1947, 106 min.)

03:45 PM Marriage on the Rocks

A couple divorces by mistake during a madcap Mexican vacation. (1965, 109 min.)

05:45 PM Designing Woman

A sportswriter and a fashion designer have a lot of adjusting to do when they marry in haste. (1957, 118 min.)

08:00 PM Exodus

A young Israeli activist fights to set up a homeland for his people. (1960, 208 min.)

11:45 PM Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here

After killing his girlfriend's father in self defense, a rebellious Native American races to elude a bloodthirsty posse. (1969, 98 min.)

01:45 AM The Cincinnati Kid

Card sharps try to deal with personal problems during a big game in New Orleans. (1965, 103 min.)

03:45 AM Edge of the City

An army deserter and a black dock worker join forces against a corrupt union official. (1957, 85 min.)

05:30 AM Buried Loot

This short film covers the story of a man who confesses to embezzlement only after burying the money he stole. (1935, 19 min.)