Movie Menu: Doctor Dolittle, Titanic, 21 Jump Street and more
Looking for a movie to enjoy this weekend?
Take a look at what’s playing on broadcast and cable television.
Friday, Sept. 21
Doctor Dolittle (1967)
A magical medical man who can talk to the animals delights everyone he meets in this musical starring the legendary Rex Harrison.
5:30 p.m., TCM
Saturday, Sept. 22
Amy Schumer grabs the screen in this delightful comedy about a woman who tries to hard to make people like her. Or dislike her.
12 p.m., FXX
21 Jump Street (2012)
Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum form a winning partnership in this movie adaptation of the television series about unlikely cops.
1 p.m., FX
Running On Empty (1988)
The heartbreaking choices faced by a family on the run are beautifully portrayed by Judd Hirsch, Christine Lahti and River Phoenix.
5:45 p.m., TCM
The Professionals (1966)
Tensions mount in the heat of the desert of Mexico in this pitch-perfect Western from writer/director Richard Brooks who grabbed two Oscar nominations.
8 p.m., TCM
Sunday, Sept. 23
Even though it runs too long, and much too slowly, James Cameron’s recreation of the legendary ship is breathtaking in its scope.
12 noon, CMT
True Lies (1994)
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jamie Lee Curtis delight as a couple of spies filled with mischief who can’t quite admit to each other what they are actually working on.
12:17 p.m., AMC
Raintree County (1957)
The layers of dramatic intrigue in the South during the Civil War come to life in this epic drama starring Elizabeth Taylor and Montgomery Clift.
2 p.m., TCM
Apollo 13 (1995)
Astronauts heading to the Moon redefine what it means to be brave in this Oscar-nominated Best Picture contender from director Ron Howard.
3 p.m., IFC
Slaves held captive on a ship in the 1830s rebel against their captors in this overlooked classic from director Steven Spielberg.
3:30 p.m., Flix