What's Good on TCM?

Last updated: Sun Aug 02 2020 11:09:13 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 Winchester '73

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

08:00 AM Something Of Value

Childhood friends end up on opposite sides of a bloody African uprising. (1957, 113 min.)

10:00 AM A Fine Pair

A detective gets involved with a beautiful jewel thief. (1969, 89 min.)

03:15 PM Written on the Wind

A young woman marries into a corrupt oil family then falls for her husband's best friend. (1957, 99 min.)

05:15 PM Ice Station Zebra

A sub commander on a perilous mission must ferret out a Soviet agent on his ship. (1968, 149 min.)

12:00 AM Giant

A Texas ranching family fights to survive changing times. (1956, 201 min.)

03:45 AM Pretty Maids All In A Row

A young man's first sexual explorations are threatened by a string of murders. (1971, 91 min.)


06:00 AM Renegade Ranger

A Texas Ranger discovers the man he's chasing for murder is a woman. (1938, 59 min.)

07:15 AM Susan And God

A flighty socialite neglects her family to promote a new religious group. (1940, 117 min.)

09:15 AM Affectionately Yours

A foreign correspondent hurries home to stop his wife from getting a divorce. (1941, 88 min.)

10:45 AM The Strawberry Blonde

A man's infatuation with a gold-digging beauty continues after his marriage. (1941, 99 min.)

12:30 PM The Happy Thieves

A worldly art thief gets mixed up with murder. (1962, 89 min.)

02:15 PM The Loves of Carmen

A Gypsy temptress seduces an innocent young officer, and then dumps him for another man. (1948, 97 min.)

04:00 PM Down to Earth

The goddess of the dance comes to Earth to take over a musical lampooning the gods. (1947, 101 min.)

06:00 PM Cover Girl

A nightclub dancer makes it big in modeling, leaving her dancer boyfriend behind. (1944, 107 min.)

08:00 PM The Lady From Shanghai

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

10:00 PM Gilda

A gambler discovers an old flame in South America, but she's married to his new boss. (1946, 110 min.)

12:00 AM Pal Joey

An opportunistic singer woos a wealthy widow to boost his career. (1957, 109 min.)

02:00 AM You Were Never Lovelier

An Argentine heiress thinks a penniless American dancer is her secret admirer. (1942, 97 min.)

04:00 AM The Wrath of God

A bootlegger and a defrocked priest join forces during a bloody Central American revolution. (1972, 111 min.)


09:30 AM San Antonio

A reformed rustler tracks down a band of cattle thieves and tries to reform a crooked dance-hall girl. (1945, 109 min.)

10:00 PM Christmas in Connecticut

A homemaking specialist who can't boil water is forced to provide a family holiday for a war hero. (1945, 101 min.)


06:00 AM Room Service

Three zany producers try to extend their hotel credit until they can get a play mounted. (1938, 79 min.)

07:45 AM 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.)

02:45 PM Watch the Birdie

A photographer falls for a rich girl and gets mixed up with crooks. (1951, 71 min.)

10:00 PM On the Town

Three sailors wreak havoc as they search for love during a whirlwind 24-hour leave in New York City. (1949, 98 min.)


06:00 AM Vengeance Valley

An honest rancher tries to block his evil brother's plots while keeping them from their father. (1951, 82 min.)

07:30 AM Jim Thorpe: All American

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

09:30 AM The Flame and the Arrow

Roman rebels fight against invading barbarians. (1950, 88 min.)

11:15 AM The Crimson Pirate

A pirate gets mixed up in a Caribbean revolution. (1952, 104 min.)

01:15 PM Brute Force

Tough, disgruntled prisoners plan a daring, possibly bloody escape while on a drain pipe detail. (1947, 98 min.)

03:15 PM Seven Days in May

An American military officer discovers his superiors are planning a military coup. (1964, 118 min.)

05:30 PM The Train

French resistance fighters try to stop the Nazis from taking a trainload of art treasures to Germany. (1964, 133 min.)

08:00 PM Elmer Gantry

A young drifter finds success as a traveling preacher until his past catches up with him. (1960, 147 min.)

10:45 PM Birdman of Alcatraz

True story of Robert Stroud, the prison lifer who became an expert on birds. (1962, 149 min.)

01:30 AM From Here to Eternity

Enlisted men in Hawaii fight for love and honor on the eve of World War II. (1953, 118 min.)

03:45 AM Atlantic City

An aging gangster's love for a gambling house waitress puts him in the middle of a heist gone bad. (1980, 104 min.)


07:30 AM An American Tragedy

A factory worker's romance with a beautiful heiress is complicated by an earlier fate. (1931, 95 min.)

09:15 AM City Streets

A racketeer must choose between his criminal life and love. (1931, 83 min.)

01:00 PM Mary Burns, Fugitive

(1935, 84 min.)

02:30 PM You Only Live Once

When he's framed for murder, an escaped convict returns to crime to protect his wife and child. (1937, 85 min.)

04:15 PM Dead End

A killer returns to his childhood home to plot his escape from the law. (1937, 92 min.)

09:45 PM Thirty Day Princess

(1934, 74 min.)

11:15 PM Sabotage

An unhappily married woman discovers her husband is an enemy agent. (1936, 77 min.)

04:30 AM The Wagons Roll At Night

A circus manager turns a young farm boy into a star lion tamer. (1941, 84 min.)


09:30 AM The Gold Rush

In this silent film, a lost soul in the Yukon seeks love and wealth. (1925, 89 min.)

12:45 PM Monsieur Verdoux

A man woos and murders rich widows to support his invalid wife. (1947, 124 min.)

05:30 PM The Great Dictator

A Jewish barber takes the place of a war-hungry dictator. (1940, 125 min.)

08:00 PM City Lights

In this silent film, the Little Tramp tries to help a blind flower seller to see again. (1931, 87 min.)

Genres: Comedy, Romance, Silent, Classic Hollywood

Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers, Allan Garcia, Hank Mann, Eddie Baker, Henry Bergman

09:45 PM Modern Times

The Tramp struggles to live in a modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman. (1936, 87 min.)

04:15 AM Shoulder Arms

In this silent film, a private fresh out of boot camp accepts a daring mission behind enemy lines. (1918, 38 min.)

Genres: Comedy, War, Silent, Classic Hollywood

Cast: Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance, Sydney Chaplin