What's Good on TCM?

Last updated: Thu Jan 24 2019 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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07:30 AM Midnight Shadow

A young girl must decide which of her suitors robbed and killed her father. (1939, 52 min.)

08:30 AM We Were Dancing

A Polish princess gives up society for the love of a gigolo. (1942, 95 min.)

10:15 AM Dream Wife

For state reasons, a diplomat fakes an engagement to a Middle Eastern princess. (1953, 99 min.)

02:00 PM Her Highness And The Bellboy

A hotel bellboy is the unlikely choice to escort a visiting princess, over the protests of his invalid girlfriend. (1945, 111 min.)

Genres: Comedy, Romance

Cast: Hedy Lamarr, Robert Walker, June Allyson, Carl Esmond, Agnes Moorehead, "Rags" Ragland, Ludwig Stossel, George Cleveland, Warner Anderson, Konstantin Shayne, Tom Trout, Ben Lessy, Patty Moore, Edward Gargan, Ann Codee, Ferdinand Munier, Emil Rameau, Gladys Blake, Olga Fabian, Jack Norton, ... Audrey Totter, Grace Hampton, William Halligan, Virginia Sale, Claudia Volka, Eric Hayne, Alex Novinsky, Lisl Valetti, Greta Basch, Blanche Franke, Carmen Beretta, Dina Smirnova, Guy D'Ennery, Jack Chefe, Sam Savitsky, Constance Weiler, Mayo Newhall, Mary Icide, Florence Pepper, Ann Adams, Lynne Brandeis, Karen Raven, Barbara Thorson, Beverly Haney, Zaz Vorka, John Piffle, Joe Devlin, Bill Hunter, George Magrill, Bud Harrison, Donna Dax, Erin O'Kelly, Vera Lee, Jetsy Parker, James Carlisle, Connie Roberts, Dorothy Reisner, Ann Howard, Margo Glynn, Dan Quigg, George Peters, Bert Moorehouse, Maurice Marsac, Brick Sullivan, Betty Blythe, Zoia Karabanova, Greta Gould, Fernanda Eliscu, Laura Treadwell, Marguerita Sylva, Ottola Nesmith, Otto Metzetti, Dutch Schlickenmayer, Joe Peterson, Alphonse Martel, Michael Visaroff, Milo Sedlechek, George Jiminez, Nestor Eristoff, Albert Petit, Henry Reineque, Julio Bonini, Tom Dugan, Ralph Brooke, William Frambes, James Clark, Don Hayden, Eddie Mills, Herbert Heywood, Sylvia Andrews, Dickie Hall, Sharon McManus, Marie Melesh, Bertha Feducha, Symona Boniface, Wanda Perry, Margaret Bert, Helen McLeod, Franz Dorfler, Alix Nagy, Dixie Dean, Marjorie Whalley, Charles Morton, Larry Arnold, George Calliga, George Paris, Tom Tamarez, Ed Agresti, Ray Cooper, Harold Miller, John Bohn, Bess Flowers, Jessie Arnold

05:00 AM The Tartars

A barbarian army attacks Viking settlements along the Russian steppes. (1961, 83 min.)


04:00 PM Bright Leaf

Two tobacco growers battle for control of the cigarette market. (1950, 110 min.)

06:00 PM The Fountainhead

An idealistic architect battles corrupt business interests and his love for a married woman. (1949, 113 min.)

10:00 PM Road to Bali

Two song-and-dance men on the run dive for treasure while competing for a beautiful princess. (1953, 91 min.)

11:45 PM Baby Face

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

01:15 AM Broken Arrow

A former soldier sets out to create peace between white settlers and the Apache. (1950, 93 min.)

03:00 AM Brother Orchid

After a failed hit, a mob chief recuperates in a monastery. (1940, 88 min.)

04:30 AM Captain Horatio Hornblower

The famed 19th century hero defeats enemy fleets and courts an admiral's widow. (1951, 117 min.)


06:30 AM The Omega Man

The only human survivor of a biological war fights to end a plague that has turned everybody else into monsters. (1971, 98 min.)

12:30 PM White Heat

A government agent infiltrates a gang run by a mother-fixated psychotic. (1949, 113 min.)

02:30 PM Holiday

An unhappy heiress falls in love with her stodgy sister's freethinking fiance. (1938, 96 min.)

10:00 PM The Prisoner of Second Avenue

A suddenly unemployed executive and his understanding wife must adapt to their new life. (1974, 98 min.)

02:15 AM Wait Until Dark

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

04:15 AM The Harvey Girls

Straitlaced waitresses battle saloon girls to win the West for domesticity. (1946, 101 min.)


08:00 AM Along the Great Divide

A U.S. Marshall tries to get a rustler to trial before a vengeful rancher can kill him. (1951, 88 min.)

09:45 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.)

12:00 PM The Americanization of Emily

A British war widow falls for an opportunistic American sailor during World War II. (1964, 115 min.)

06:00 PM California Suite

Four sets of guests at a posh hotel face personal crises. (1978, 103 min.)

08:00 PM Act of Violence

An embittered veteran tracks down a POW camp informer. (1949, 82 min.)

09:32 PM The Screen Writer

This short film focuses on the job of the Hollywood screenwriter. (1950, 9 min.)

09:45 PM In a Lonely Place

An aspiring actress begins to suspect that her temperamental boyfriend is a murderer. (1950, 93 min.)

11:30 PM The Perfect Set-Up

In this short film, a radio and television engineer falls into a life of crime by dismantling alarms for robberies. (1936, 20 min.)

05:36 AM Glimpses Of Western Germany

A short tour of still WWII-ravaged Western Germany, visiting Hamburg, Bremen, Munich, and Heidelberg. (1954, 8 min.)

Genres: Documentary, Short, War, Travel


06:00 AM The Invisible Boy

A boy's robot playmate is taken over by aliens. (1957, 90 min.)

07:45 AM The Time Machine

A turn-of-the-century inventor sends himself into the future to save humanity. (1960, 103 min.)

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

Cast: Rod Taylor, Alan Young, Yvette Mimieux, Sebastian Cabot, Tom Helmore, Whit Bissell, Doris Lloyd, Rob Barran, James Skelly, Paul Frees

09:30 AM Forbidden Planet

A group of space troopers investigates the destruction of a colony on a remote planet. (1956, 98 min.)

11:15 AM 2001: A Space Odyssey

Classic sci-fi epic about a mysterious monolith that seems to play a key role in human evolution. (1968, 149 min.)

02:00 PM 2010

In this sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey, a U.S.-Soviet crew investigates a mysterious monolith orbiting Jupiter. (1984, 116 min.)

04:00 PM Robot Wrecks

In this comedic short, a gang of children build a robot to assist them with their chores. (1941, 11 min.)

04:15 PM Brainstorm

A scientist battles the military for control of a machine that records sensory experiences-including death. (1983, 106 min.)

06:15 PM Westworld

A future fantasy park turns deadly when robot workers go on a killing spree. (1973, 89 min.)

08:00 PM Sounder

Black sharecroppers during the Depression fight to get their children a decent education. (1972, 105 min.)

10:00 PM Bullitt

When mobsters kill the witness he was assigned to protect, a dedicated policeman investigates the case on his own. (1968, 114 min.)

02:15 AM Poltergeist

Evil spirits abduct a suburban family's daughter causing chaos and havoc. (1982, 114 min.)

04:30 AM The Extraordinary Seaman

Marooned sailors discover a World War II ship haunted by its late captain. (1969, 80 min.)


06:00 AM Where Eagles Dare

An Allied team sets out to free an American officer held by the Nazis in a mountaintop castle. (1968, 155 min.)

08:45 AM Operation Crossbow

Allied agents go behind enemy lines to destroy a German missile base. (1965, 116 min.)

11:00 AM The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg

In this silent film, a young prince attending college falls for a barmaid below his station. (1927, 106 min.)

02:45 PM Ninotchka

A coldhearted Soviet agent is warmed up by a trip to Paris and a night of love. (1939, 110 min.)

04:45 PM The Shop Around the Corner

Feuding co-workers don't realize they're secret romantic pen pals. (1940, 99 min.)

06:30 PM That Uncertain Feeling

A happily married woman sees a psychoanalyst and develops doubts about her husband. (1941, 83 min.)

08:00 PM Show Boat

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

04:00 AM Othello

The legendary Moor of Venice battles his growing suspicions that his wife is unfaithful. (1952, 93 min.)


06:00 AM Chamber of Horrors

A one-handed madman uses various detachable devices as murder weapons to gain revenge on those he believes have wronged him. (1966, 99 min.)

07:30 AM The Terror

A lost soldier discovers a mysterious beauty haunting a half-deserted castle. (1963, 79 min.)

09:00 AM Carnival of Souls

After surviving a car crash, a church organist is haunted by the undead. (1962, 78 min.)

10:30 AM Spider Baby

Greedy relatives try to repossess the decaying mansion of an inbred Southern family. (1964, 84 min.)

12:00 PM Children of the Damned

Space invaders impregnate six women with super-powered offspring. (1964, 90 min.)

01:30 PM Blood and Black Lace

A mysterious killer stalks a design house's models. (1964, 88 min.)

03:00 PM Hush ... Hush, Sweet Charlotte

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

05:30 PM What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

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

08:00 PM McLintock!

A cattle baron fights to tame the West and his estranged wife. (1963, 122 min.)

10:15 PM The Quiet Man

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

12:45 AM The Black Swan

When he's named governor of Jamaica, a former pirate sets out to clean up the Caribbean. (1942, 85 min.)

02:30 AM Jamaica Inn

A young woman on the British coast stumbles onto a ring of bloodthirsty scavengers. (1939, 99 min.)

04:30 AM A Woman's Secret

A retired singer takes on a protegee only to be betrayed by her. (1949, 85 min.)