What's Good on TCM?

Last updated: Sat Jan 18 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 Where The Boys Are

College coeds go looking for love during spring break in Fort Lauderdale. (1960, 99 min.)

08:28 AM Night Spot

An undercover cop tries to catch a gang of jewel thieves at a high-society nightclub. (1938, 60 min.)

10:08 AM Smugglers' Cove

The Bowery Boys take on a gang of German smugglers. (1948, 66 min.)

12:00 PM Laura

A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he's investigating. (1944, 88 min.)

01:45 PM The Man Who Cheated Himself

(1950, 82 min.)

03:15 PM From The Earth To The Moon

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

05:15 PM Tora! Tora! Tora!

The Japanese take advantage of American blunders to launch a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. (1970, 149 min.)

10:15 PM Two Weeks In Another Town

A recovering alcoholic film director tries for a comeback in Rome. (1962, 107 min.)

12:15 AM The Captive City

A small-town newspaper editor defies threats to expose the mob. (1952, 91 min.)

02:15 AM Creature from the Black Lagoon

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

03:45 AM The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms

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

05:15 AM The Giant Behemoth

A radioactive dinosaur plots a deadly path to London. (1959, 80 min.)


08:00 AM The Singing Marine

A young Marine develops an inflated ego after winning a talent contest. (1937, 105 min.)

10:00 AM The Captive City

A small-town newspaper editor defies threats to expose the mob. (1952, 91 min.)

12:00 PM Born to Kill

A murderer marries a young innocent then goes after her more experienced sister. (1947, 92 min.)

02:00 PM The Third Man

A man's investigation of a friend's death uncovers corruption in post-World War II Vienna. (1949, 105 min.)

04:00 PM The Thin Man

A husband-and-wife detective team takes on the search for a missing inventor and almost get killed for their efforts. (1934, 91 min.)

05:45 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.)

08:00 PM All About Eve

An ambitious young actress tries to take over a star's career and love life. (1950, 138 min.)

10:30 PM The Two Mrs. Carrolls

A woman slowly discovers that her artist husband is a deranged killer. (1947, 99 min.)

02:15 AM Au Revoir les Enfants

A French boarding school harbors Jewish children during the Nazi occupation. (1987, 105 min.)

04:15 AM Lacombe, Lucien

A French teen collaborating with the Nazis falls for a wealthy Jewish girl. (1974, 138 min.)


06:45 AM Odds Against Tomorrow

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

08:30 AM Bright Road

Teachers at an all-black school fight to save a problem child. (1953, 68 min.)

10:00 AM Carmen Jones

A sultry factory worker seduces a young soldier then dumps him for another man. (1954, 105 min.)

12:00 PM The World, the Flesh and the Devil

One woman and two men are the only people left alive after a nuclear disaster. (1959, 95 min.)

Genres: Drama, Adaptation, Sci-Fi, Classic Hollywood

Cast: Harry Belafonte, Inger Stevens, Mel Ferrer

02:00 PM A Patch Of Blue

A blind white girl falls in love with a black man. (1965, 105 min.)

04:00 PM Something Of Value

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

06:00 PM Blackboard Jungle

An idealistic teacher confronts the realities of juvenile delinquency. (1955, 101 min.)

10:00 PM Edge of the City

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

02:00 AM The Tall Target

A detective tries to prevent the assassination of President Lincoln during a train ride. (1951, 78 min.)

03:30 AM A Raisin in the Sun

A black woman uses her late husband's life insurance to build a better world for her children. (1961, 128 min.)

05:40 AM I Won'T Play

In this short film, a Marine boasts his skill as an entertainer, much to the disbelief of his friends. Vitaphone Release 1286A. (1944, 18 min.)


10:15 PM Hud

An amoral modern rancher clashes with his rigid father. (1962, 112 min.)

12:15 AM Raton Pass

A beautiful woman tries to seduce her way into ruling the West. (1951, 84 min.)

02:00 AM Operation Pacific

A dedicated submarine commander sacrifices everything to defeat the enemy. (1951, 109 min.)

04:00 AM Up Periscope

A U.S. frogman infiltrates a Japanese-held island during World War II. (1959, 111 min.)


06:00 AM Nazi Agent

An Allied sympathizer discovers his twin brother is a Nazi spy. (1942, 84 min.)

07:30 AM A Woman's Face

Plastic surgery gives a scarred female criminal a new outlook on life. (1941, 106 min.)

09:30 AM Above Suspicion

A honeymooning couple are asked to spy on the Nazis in pre-war Europe. (1943, 91 min.)

Genres: Action, Adventure, Thriller, Spy, Adaptation, Classic Hollywood

Cast: Joan Crawford, Fred MacMurray, Conrad Veidt, Basil Rathbone, Reginald Owen, Richard Ainley, Cecil Cunningham, Ann Shoemaker, Sara Haden, Felix Bressart, Bruce Lester, Johanna Hofer, Lotta Palfi, Alex Papana, Rex Williams, Hans von Morhart, William Yetter, Steve Geray, William "Wee Willie" Davis, Lisa Golm, ... Ludwig Stossel, Ivan Simpson, Arthur Shields, Henry Glynn, Eily Malyon, Matthew Boulton, Marcelle Corday, Frank Lackteen, Charles DeRavenne, Andre Charlot, Frank Arnold, George Davis, Jack Chefe, Felix Basch, Edit Angold, Irene Seidner, Lisl Valetti, Paul Weigel, Otto Reichow, Giselle Werbiseck, Frank Reicher, Peter Seal, Nicholas Vehr, Henry Victor, Egon Brecher, John Rice, Hans Furberg, Albert D'Arno, Erno Verebes, Kurt Newman, Henry Guttman, Walter O. Stahl, Steven Muller, Frank Brand, Frederick Bauer, Helen Boice, Max Willenz, Heather Thatcher, Jean Prescott, Sven-Hugo Borg, Walter Bonn, Hans Schumm, Hans Wollenberger, Phil Van Zandt, Lionel Royce, Joseph deVillard, Harold Hensen, Peter Lawford, Barry Heenan, David Lennox, Sam McCullough, Clive Murdock, George Aldwin, Michael Chudley, Horace Pressel, Cliffe Oland, Edwin Mills, Gretl Dupont, Sonia Charsky, Mme. Delia Borget, Isabelle Lamore, Nita Pike, Chris Mario Meeker, Serafina Davidoff, Yvonne Chenal, Sandra Morgan, Albano Valerio, Ray deRavenne, Arthur Dulac, Manuel Paris, Antonio D'Amore, Eumenio Blanco, Albert Petit, Albert Godderis, Capt. John Van Eyck, Edgar Licho, Frederick Giermann, Tony Caruso, Ferdinand Schumann-Heink, Bob Stevenson, Louis Donath, Julius Cramer

11:15 AM Whistling In The Dark

A radio detective is kidnapped and forced to plan the perfect murder. (1941, 78 min.)

12:45 PM The Spy In Black

A German sub tries to sink the British fleet during World War I. (1939, 82 min.)

02:15 PM Escape

A Nazi officer's mistress helps an American free his mother from a concentration camp. (1940, 98 min.)

04:00 PM Casablanca

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

06:00 PM All Through the Night

A criminal gang turns patriotic to track down a Nazi spy ring. (1942, 107 min.)

11:45 PM Robin and the 7 Hoods

A Chicago gangster stumbles into philanthropic work during a gang war. (1964, 123 min.)

02:00 AM Pete Kelly's Blues

The jazz band's leader gets mixed up with gangster in '20s Kansas City. (1955, 95 min.)


06:15 AM Sombrero

Three sets of lovers are caught between feuding Mexican villages. (1953, 103 min.)

08:15 AM Romeo and Juliet

Shakespeare's classic tale of young lovers from feuding families. (1937, 125 min.)

10:30 AM Storm Over Wyoming

Two drifters get caught in the middle during a cattlemen-sheep men feud. (1950, 61 min.)

11:45 AM Manpower

Power linemen feud over the love of a sultry nightclub singer. (1941, 103 min.)

01:30 PM The Painted Desert

A cowboy and his girlfriend try to settle a feud between their fathers. (1931, 75 min.)

08:00 PM Imitation of Life

A widow and her housekeeper go into business together but almost lose their daughters. (1934, 111 min.)

10:00 PM Body and Soul

A young boxer slugs his way out of the slums only to fall prey to organized crime. (1947, 106 min.)

01:45 AM Intruder in the Dust

Only a young boy and an old woman stand between an innocent black man and a lynch mob. (1949, 87 min.)


06:00 AM Not With My Wife, You Don't!

Two fliers during the Korean War compete for a beautiful Italian nurse. (1966, 119 min.)

08:15 AM Doctor, You've Got to be Kidding!

Four suitors pursue a pregnant singer to the maternity ward. (1967, 95 min.)

06:00 PM Boys' Night Out

A psychology student researches infidelity by becoming a platonic kept woman for four buddies. (1962, 113 min.)

08:00 PM The Wrath of God

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

10:00 PM Farewell, My Lovely

(1975, 95 min.)

12:00 AM The Yakuza

Trying to help a kidnapped girl puts a private eye on the wrong side of the Yakuza. (1974, 112 min.)

02:00 AM Scary Movie

(1991, 82 min.)

Genres: Comedy, Horror

Cast: John Hawkes

03:30 AM The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2

(1986, 101 min.)