In the mood for a movie this weekend?
Here’s what you can fine on television, on broadcast and cable stations.
Take a look.
Friday, Aug. 25
Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant run from the bad guys through the streets of Paris in a classy thriller directed by Stanley Donen with a music score by Henry Mancini.
4:30 p.m. Flix
Ship of Fools (1965)
Simone Signoret, Vivien Leigh and Oskar Werner shine in this complex drama about lonely souls on a German ship just after World War II.
3:30 p.m. TCM
Diane Lane experiences quite a fatal attraction to a handsome New Yorker in this romantic thriller from Adrian Lyne, the director of, yes, Fatal Attraction.
8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday, POP
Room at the Top (1959)
Simone Signoret won an Oscar for playing the older, married woman who falls in love with a much younger man in a British drama directed by Jack Clayton.
8 p.m. TCM
Saturday, Aug. 26
How to Steal a Million (1966)
Audrey Hepburn and Peter O’Toole charm their way through this delightful crime caper directed by William Wyler.
9:30 a.m. FXM
The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster won Oscars for this ultimate cat-and-mouse game from director Jonathan Demme.
10 a.m. Sundance
Jurassic Park (1993)
Steven Spielberg reminds us he is the master of the visual thriller with this classic tale about dinosaurs who don’t like theme parks.
5 p.m. Saturday and 12 noon Sunday, CMT
Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio look into each other’s eyes a lot, as the ship starts to sink, in this Oscar-winning drama from director James Cameron.
9 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday VH1
Sunday, Aug. 27
The Paper Chase (1973)
John Houseman won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for his portrayal of a crusty Harvard law professor who loves to intimidates his students.
11:05 a.m. FXM
An American in Paris (1951)
Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron shine in this delightful musical, from director Vincente Minnelli, that features the music of Gershwin and was named the Best Picture of the Year in 1951.
1:30 p.m. TCM
Leslie Caron delights as a young woman in Paris who isn’t quite sure how to grow into a life as a lady in this Best Picture Oscar winner by director Vincente Minnelli.
3:30 p.m. TCM
Field of Dreams (1989)
Kevin Costner fills the screen with wonder in this imaginative tale of a man who builds a baseball diamond in his cornfield in Iowa. Because a voice tells him to.
3:30 p.m. Sundance