Movie Menu: Sissy Spacek, Tom Cruise and Joan Crawford star in films airing this weekend
Sissy Spacek, Tom Cruise and Joan Crawford star in movies playing this weekend on broadcast and cable stations.
Take a look.
Friday, Oct. 30
The Addams Family (1991): An exaggerated family finds unusual ways to entertain each other and frighten its visitors? Anjelica Huston and Raul Julia star. 6:50 p.m. Frefm.
Saturday, Oct. 31
Coal Miner’s Daughter (1980): A young woman dreams she can become a big star on the country western stage. Sissy Spacek won an Oscar for recreating Loretta Lynn. 12 noon. CMT.
The Firm (1993): A young attorney tries to keep his head above water, and his ambition in check, while he becomes more involved in a situation beyond his control. Tom Cruise stars. 5:25 p.m. Flix.
Dr. Strangelove (1964) A military leader with common sense tries to protect the nation, and the world, from his colleagues who hunger for nuclear war. Peter Sellers stars. 8 p.m. TCM.
The Devil Wears Prada (2006): A driven senior executive discovers her vulnerability in the presence of her much younger protégé. Meryl Streep was Oscar nominated. 8 p.m. E!
Sunday, Nov. 1
Mildred Pierce (1945): Joan Crawford won an Oscar for playing an ultimate mother who believes she sacrifices everything for her daughters. But it’s all a bit more complicated. 11:30 a.m. TCM.
The Spirit of St. Louis (1957): A brash aviator dreams of becoming the first pilot to fly across the Atlantic Ocean. James Stewart stars as Charles Lindbergh. 1:30 p.m. TCM.
The Post (2017): The powerful owner of The Washington Post debates, with her editor in chief, the importance of releasing sensitive government documents. Meryl Streep was Oscar nominated. 3 p.m. FXM.
The Prisoner of Second Avenue (1975): A married couple in Manhattan battle the day-to-day challenges of living in the city. Jack Lemmon and Anne Bancroft star in this Neil Simon comedy. 6:15 p.m. TCM.
Flower Drum Song 1961): A young woman from China searches for romance in San Francisco. Miyoshi Umeki and Nancy Kwan star in this Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. 8 p.m. TCM.