Movie Menu: The China Syndrome, American Graffiti, Jurassic Park and more
Looking for a movie to enjoy this weekend?
Check out what’s showing on broadcast and cable television.
Friday November 3
Maid in Manhattan (2002)
Jennifer Lopez delights as a young woman determined to improve her life. Little does she know the answer stands in front of her.
9 pm Bravo
The China Syndrome (1978)
Jane Fonda shines as an aggressive television news woman who uncovers a scandal at a nuclear power plant. Fonda was Oscar nominated for her performance, as was Jack Lemmon.
8 pm TCM
Saturday November 4
American Graffiti (1973)
Richard Dreyfuss delights as a high school graduate facing an uncertain future during one final evening of summer vacation. Director George Lucas, and the film, were Oscar nominated.
Jurassic Park (1993)
Sam Neill impresses as a scientist caught up in a wild roller coaster ride at a theme park featuring recreated dinosaurs. Steven Spielberg’s classic thriller never disappoints.
11:15 am TBS
There’s No Business Like Show Business (1954)
Ethel Merman sings her heart out in this show business story of a song and dance family over many years. The Irving Berlin songs continue to thrill and Merman belts the title tune.
1 pm FXM
The Blind Side (2009)
Sandra Bullock won an Oscar for her meaningful rendition of a traditional Southern woman who believes that everyone deserves a chance for a better life.
3 pm and 9 pm Spike
Angelina Jolie chills as a woman filled with revenge in this Disney retelling of the classic tale of Sleeping Beauty. The actress, dressed in lavish costumes, electrifies every moment.
4 pm TNT
1 pm Sunday
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway make movie history as the infamous bank robbers in an Arthur Penn drama that rewrote the possibilities of film.
6 pm TCM
Sunday, November 5
A Child is Waiting (1963)
Judy Garland touches the heart as a sensitive teacher of mentally challenged children. Without singing one song, the legendary actress makes music from start to finish.
2 pm TCM
The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone (1961)
Vivien Leigh, near the end of her movie career, reminds us what a powerful actress she can be in this somber tale of a woman infatuated with a younger man, played by Warren Beatty.
4 pm TCM