Movies on TV this week: 'Dead Man Walking' on Cinemax; 'Platoon' on Sundance and more

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"Dead Man Walking": Susan Sarandon stars as Sister Helen (right) Sean Penn (left).
Sean Penn and Susan Sarandon in the 1995 drama "Dead Man Walking" on Cinemax. (Gramercy Pictures)

Four Star Films, Box Office Hits, Indies and Imports, Movies A - Z

FOUR STAR FILMS

Top rated movies and made-for-TV films airing the week of the week of May 16 - 22, 2021

An American in Paris (1951) TCM Sun. 1 p.m.

The Conversation (1974) TMC Thur. 11:45 p.m.

Dances With Wolves (1990) EPIX Fri. 9:30 p.m.

Dead Man Walking (1995) Cinemax Mon. 8 p.m. Cinemax Sat. 9:49 p.m.

Dinner at Eight (1933) TCM Thur. 1:15 p.m.

The Exorcist (1973) Showtime Thur. 10:35 p.m.

Father of the Bride (1950) TCM Thur. 11:30 a.m.

Forrest Gump (1994) Paramount Mon. 7 p.m. Paramount Mon. 10 p.m.

Hannah and Her Sisters (1986) TMC Tues. 6 p.m. TMC Wed. 4 a.m.

Judgment at Nuremberg (1961) TCM Wed. 5 p.m.

The Last Picture Show (1971) KCET Fri. 8 p.m. KCET Sat. 4 p.m.

A Man for All Seasons (1966) TCM Tues. 12:45 p.m.

Paths of Glory (1957) TCM Wed. 8:30 p.m.

Platoon (1986) Sundance Mon. 2:30 p.m.

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) Paramount Sun. 8 a.m. Paramount Sat. 1 a.m.

Saving Private Ryan (1998) Paramount Tues. 7 p.m.

The Silence of the Lambs (1991) AMC Tues. 12:01 p.m. AMC Tues. 2 p.m. BBC America Thur. 8 p.m. BBC America Fri. 1:30 a.m.

Stagecoach (1939) TCM Sat. 3:15 p.m.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) BBC America Fri. Noon BBC America Fri. 8 p.m.

Touch of Evil: Extended (1958) TCM Sun. 7 a.m.

The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) TCM Wed. 3 a.m.

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966) TCM Mon. 2:30 p.m.

Four Star Films, Box Office Hits, Indies and Imports, Movies A - Z

BRAVO, IFC & SUNDANCE IN PRIMETIME

Bravo, IFC & Sundance in primetime, airing the week of the week of May 16 - 22, 2021

Addams Family Values (1993) ★★ IFC Tues. 2:30 p.m. IFC Wed. 3:45 a.m.

Arachnophobia (1990) ★★★ IFC Tues. 6:30 p.m. IFC Tues. 11:15 p.m.

The Bad News Bears (1976) ★★★ IFC Tues. Noon Sundance Sat. 6:30 p.m.

Bad Teacher (2011) ★★ IFC Sun. 2:05 p.m. IFC Wed. 11 p.m. IFC Thur. 3:45 a.m.

Bad Words (2014) ★★ IFC Fri. 11 a.m.

Bring It On Again (2004) ★ Bravo Wed. 1:30 a.m.

Bring It On: Worldwide Cheersmack (2017) Bravo Sat. 4 a.m.

Dazed and Confused (1993) ★★★ IFC Tues. 9 p.m. IFC Wed. 6 p.m.

Enemy at the Gates (2001) ★★ Sundance Mon. 2:30 a.m.

A Few Good Men (1992) ★★★ AMC Sun. 10:50 a.m. IFC Sat. 11 p.m.

Focus (2015) ★★ IFC Fri. 3:30 a.m. IFC Fri. 1 p.m.

Gangster Squad (2013) ★★ IFC Fri. 3:30 p.m.

The Heartbreak Kid (2007) ★★ IFC Sun. 11:35 a.m.

Home Again (2017) ★★ Bravo Sat. 4:05 p.m. Bravo Sun. 2 a.m.

The Hot Chick (2002) ★ IFC Sun. 4:05 p.m. IFC Mon. 12:45 p.m.

Hot Shots! (1991) ★★★ IFC Sat. 12:45 p.m. IFC Sat. 3:15 p.m.

Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993) ★★★ IFC Sat. 2:45 a.m. IFC Sat. 1:15 p.m.

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013) ★★ IFC Sat. 11 a.m.

The Internship (2013) ★★ IFC Wed. 8:15 p.m. IFC Thur. 1 a.m.

The King's Speech (2010) ★★★ Sundance Thur. 10:15 a.m.

The Last Samurai (2003) ★★★ Sundance Sun. 4:30 p.m. Sundance Sun. 11 p.m. AMC Mon. 9 a.m.

Me Before You (2016) ★★ Bravo Sat. 1:31 a.m.

Midway (1976) ★★ Sundance Sun. 8 p.m. Sundance Mon. 5 p.m.

Moneyball (2011) ★★★ AMC Sun. 1:50 p.m. Sundance Mon. 10:15 p.m. Sundance Tues. 10 a.m. AMC Tues. 10 p.m. AMC Wed. 2 p.m. IFC Sat. 8 p.m. IFC Sun. 2:15 a.m.

Platoon (1986) ★★★★ Sundance Mon. 2:30 p.m.

Pretty Woman (1990) ★★★ Bravo Fri. 11 p.m. Bravo Sat. 6:15 p.m.

Road House (1989) ★★ BBC America Sun. 5:30 p.m. BBC America Mon. Noon IFC Fri. 8 p.m. IFC Sat. 5:15 p.m.

Road Trip (2000) ★★ IFC Sun. 8:30 p.m.

Shutter Island (2010) ★★ Sundance Wed. Noon

Smokey and the Bandit (1977) ★★★ Sundance Mon. 8 p.m. Sundance Tues. 1:15 a.m.

Spaceballs (1987) ★★ BBC America Wed. 6 p.m. BBC America Wed. 10:30 p.m. Sundance Sat. 9 p.m. Sundance Sun. 1 a.m.

Stir Crazy (1980) ★★★ Sundance Sat. 11 p.m.

Super Troopers 2 (2018) ★★ IFC Sun. 6:20 p.m.

Sweet Home Alabama (2002) ★★ Bravo Sat. 8:54 p.m. Bravo Sat. 11:27 p.m.

Taken 2 (2012) ★★ IFC Fri. 6 p.m. IFC Fri. 10:45 p.m.

Top Five (2014) ★★★ Bravo Tues. 12:32 p.m.

Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970) ★★★ Sundance Sun. 3 a.m.

U.S. Marshals (1998) ★★ Sundance Sun. 1:30 p.m. AMC Tues. 7 p.m. AMC Wed. 5 p.m.

Vacation (2015) ★★ IFC Sun. 10:30 p.m. IFC Mon. 3 a.m.

Wayne's World 2 (1993) ★★ IFC Tues. 4:30 p.m. IFC Wed. 1:45 a.m.

Young Guns (1988) ★★ Sundance Tues. 3:30 a.m.

Four Star Films, Box Office Hits, Indies and Imports, Movies A - Z

BOX OFFICE HITS

Movies that scored big at the box office, airing the week of the week of May 16 - 22, 2021

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) ★★★ Starz Sat. 5:40 p.m.

Anger Management (2003) ★★ HBO Thur. 10:30 a.m.

Apollo 13 (1995) ★★★ Starz Tues. 7:24 a.m. Starz Tues. 9:37 p.m.

Back to the Future (1985) ★★★ Paramount Sun. 4 p.m. VH1 Fri. 10 p.m. VH1 Sat. 1 p.m.

Back to the Future Part II (1989) ★★★ Paramount Sun. 7 p.m. VH1 Sat. 12:30 p.m. VH1 Sat. 3:30 p.m.

Back to the Future Part III (1990) ★★★ Paramount Sun. 11 p.m. VH1 Sat. 3 a.m. VH1 Sat. 6 p.m.

Bad Boys II (2003) ★★ VH1 Sun. 5:30 p.m.

Beverly Hills Cop (1984) ★★★ HBO Wed. 2:25 a.m.

Big (1988) ★★★ Paramount Tues. 1:30 a.m. Paramount Tues. 10:30 p.m.

Big Daddy (1999) ★ POP Sun. 4 p.m. POP Mon. 1 a.m. Paramount Wed. 7 p.m. Paramount Wed. 11 p.m.

Black Hawk Down (2001) ★★★ BBC America Fri. 9 a.m.

Blazing Saddles (1974) ★★★ AMC Sat. 5:45 a.m.

The Bourne Identity (2002) ★★★ Syfy Sat. 6:32 p.m.

The Bourne Supremacy (2004) ★★★ Syfy Sat. 9 p.m.

Boyz N the Hood (1991) ★★★ VH1 Wed. 9 p.m.

Braveheart (1995) ★★★ Starz Sat. 3:06 a.m.

The Breakfast Club (1985) ★★★ AMC Fri. 8 p.m. AMC Sat. 5:45 p.m.

Bridesmaids (2011) ★★★ E! Sat. 9 p.m.

Brubaker (1980) ★★★ Cinemax Tues. 6:40 a.m.

Bruce Almighty (2003) ★★ VH1 Thur. 6 p.m. VH1 Fri. 4 p.m.

Bull Durham (1988) ★★★ MLB Sat. 5 p.m.

Catch Me if You Can (2002) ★★★ Paramount Wed. 1 a.m. CMT Sat. 3 p.m. CMT Sat. 9:30 p.m.

Chicago (2002) ★★★ Starz Fri. 1:07 p.m.

Coal Miner's Daughter (1980) ★★★ Ovation Sat. 7:30 p.m.

Coming to America (1988) ★★★ Paramount Thur. 9:30 p.m. VH1 Sat. 8:30 p.m.

Conan the Barbarian (1982) ★★★ BBC America Fri. 3 p.m. BBC America Fri. 11 p.m.

Congo (1995) ★★ TMC Sat. 7 p.m.

Dances With Wolves (1990) ★★★★ EPIX Fri. 9:30 p.m.

The Dark Knight Rises (2012) ★★★ HBO Sun. 2:10 p.m. HBO Thur. 6:25 a.m. HBO Fri. Noon

Dave (1993) ★★★ POP Sat. 3 a.m. POP Sat. 10 a.m.

Days of Thunder (1990) ★★ Starz Wed. 5:02 a.m.

Deep Impact (1998) ★★ AMC Sat. 10:30 p.m.

Demolition Man (1993) ★★ AMC Wed. 8 p.m. AMC Thur. 5:30 p.m.

Doctor Dolittle (1998) ★★ HBO Wed. 9:55 a.m.

Double Jeopardy (1999) ★★★ AMC Mon. 6 p.m. AMC Tues. 9 a.m.

Erin Brockovich (2000) ★★★ AMC Sat. 12:45 p.m. AMC Sun. 1 a.m.

The Exorcist (1973) ★★★★ Showtime Thur. 10:35 p.m.

Face/Off (1997) ★★★ BBC America Sun. 11:30 a.m. BBC America Mon. 2:30 a.m.

A Few Good Men (1992) ★★★ AMC Sun. 10:50 a.m. IFC Sat. 11 p.m.

Field of Dreams (1989) ★★★ AMC Sun. 4:05 a.m.

A Fish Called Wanda (1988) ★★★ TMC Sun. 10 a.m. TMC Mon. 4:10 a.m.

Forrest Gump (1994) ★★★★ Paramount Mon. 7 p.m. Paramount Mon. 10 p.m.

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) ★★★ EPIX Thur. 8 p.m.

The Goonies (1985) ★★★ BBC America Wed. 8 p.m. BBC America Thur. 12:30 p.m.

Grown Ups (2010) ★ MTV Mon. 4 p.m. MTV Tues. 1 p.m. Paramount Sat. 9 a.m. Paramount Sat. 1:30 p.m. Paramount Sat. 6 p.m. Paramount Sat. 11 p.m.

Grumpier Old Men (1995) ★★ Ovation Tues. 6:30 p.m. Ovation Sat. 11 a.m.

Grumpy Old Men (1993) ★★ Ovation Mon. 6 p.m. Ovation Tues. 4 p.m. Ovation Sat. 5:01 p.m.

Hannibal (2001) ★★ AMC Mon. 3 p.m. AMC Tues. 11 a.m. BBC America Thur. 5 p.m. BBC America Thur. 10:30 p.m.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) ★★★ E! Sun. 7:35 a.m.

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) ★★★ E! Sun. 2:10 p.m.

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) ★★★ E! Sun. 11:05 a.m.

Hot Shots! (1991) ★★★ IFC Sat. 12:45 p.m. IFC Sat. 3:15 p.m.

Hulk (2003) ★★ Showtime Tues. 5:30 p.m. Showtime Sun. 4:30 a.m.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996) ★★★ Freeform Sat. 7 a.m.

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) ★★★ TBS Sun. 4 p.m.

The Hunger Games (2012) ★★★ TBS Sun. 1 p.m.

The Hunt for Red October (1990) ★★★ AMC Wed. 9 a.m.

Indecent Proposal (1993) ★★ Encore Fri. 9:14 a.m. Encore Fri. 7 p.m. Encore Sat. 6:15 a.m.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989) ★★★ Paramount Sun. 1 p.m. Paramount Fri. 10 p.m.

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) ★★★ Paramount Sun. 10:30 a.m.

Jurassic World (2015) ★★ KVEA Sat. 8:30 p.m.

The Karate Kid Part II (1986) ★★ AMC Fri. 5:30 p.m.

The Karate Kid (1984) ★★★ AMC Fri. 2:30 p.m. AMC Sat. 2:25 a.m.

Kung Fu Panda (2008) ★★★ Nickelodeon Sun. 2:09 a.m.

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) ★★ Encore Tues. 4:04 p.m.

The Last Samurai (2003) ★★★ Sundance Sun. 4:30 p.m. Sundance Sun. 11 p.m. AMC Mon. 9 a.m.

The LEGO Movie (2014) ★★★ KMEX Sun. 8 p.m. Freeform Sat. 1:10 p.m.

Lethal Weapon 3 (1992) ★★★ Showtime Tues. 1:20 p.m. Showtime Fri. 1:45 p.m.

Lethal Weapon 2 (1989) ★★★ Showtime Tues. 11:25 a.m. Showtime Fri. 11:50 a.m.

Liar Liar (1997) ★★ TNT Sat. 1:15 p.m.

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted (2012) ★★ Nickelodeon Sat. 2 p.m.

Miss Congeniality (2000) ★★ Freeform Sun. 11:10 a.m. Freeform Wed. 6 p.m. Freeform Thur. 3 p.m.

Mission: Impossible (1996) ★★ FX Sun. 7:30 a.m. FX Thur. 10:30 a.m. FX Fri. 7 a.m.

Mission: Impossible 2 (2000) ★★★ FX Sun. 10 a.m. FX Sat. 9:30 a.m.

Monsters, Inc. (2001) ★★★ ABC Mon. 8 p.m. KEYT Mon. 8 p.m.

Mr. Mom (1983) ★★ Encore Wed. 10:38 a.m. Encore Wed. 10:36 p.m.

Mulan (1998) ★★★ Freeform Tues. 8 p.m.

The Mummy Returns (2001) ★★ HBO Thur. 2:08 p.m.

The Mummy (1999) ★★ HBO Mon. 4:20 p.m. HBO Sat. 1:55 p.m.

The Others (2001) ★★★ Cinemax Sun. 4:22 a.m.

Patriot Games (1992) ★★★ EPIX Wed. 10:25 p.m.

Philadelphia (1993) ★★★ Starz Fri. 10:58 a.m.

Platoon (1986) ★★★★ Sundance Mon. 2:30 p.m.

Pretty Woman (1990) ★★★ Bravo Fri. 11 p.m. Bravo Sat. 6:15 p.m.

The Princess Diaries (2001) ★★ Freeform Sun. 8:40 p.m.

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) ★★★★ Paramount Sun. 8 a.m. Paramount Sat. 1 a.m.

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) ★★ BBC America Sun. 2:30 p.m. BBC America Sun. 9 p.m.

Saving Private Ryan (1998) ★★★★ Paramount Tues. 7 p.m.

Scary Movie (2000) ★★★ VH1 Tues. 2 p.m.

Shrek (2001) ★★★ Freeform Sat. 5:45 p.m.

Shrek Forever After (2010) ★★ Freeform Sat. 9:55 p.m.

Shrek 2 (2004) ★★★ Freeform Sat. 7:50 p.m.

The Silence of the Lambs (1991) ★★★★ AMC Tues. 12:01 p.m. AMC Tues. 2 p.m. BBC America Thur. 8 p.m. BBC America Fri. 1:30 a.m.

Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993) ★★ BET Sun. 1 p.m.

Skyfall (2012) ★★★ EPIX Wed. 8 p.m. EPIX Thur. 10:30 a.m.

Sophie's Choice (1982) ★★★ Cinemax Thur. 9:28 a.m.

Speed (1994) ★★★ HBO Wed. Noon

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) ★★★ EPIX Sat. 4:25 a.m.

Stepmom (1998) ★★ Starz Wed. 5:52 p.m. Starz Thur. 12:23 p.m.

Stir Crazy (1980) ★★★ Sundance Sat. 11 p.m.

Sweet Home Alabama (2002) ★★ Bravo Sat. 8:54 p.m. Bravo Sat. 11:27 p.m.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) ★★★★ BBC America Fri. Noon BBC America Fri. 8 p.m.

Throw Momma From the Train (1987) ★★★ TMC Sun. Noon

Tombstone (1993) ★★★ AMC Sun. 4:50 p.m. AMC Thur. 8 p.m. AMC Thur. 11 p.m.

Transformers (2007) ★★★ NEWSNTN Sat. 6 a.m. NEWSNTN Sat. 9:30 a.m.

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009) ★★ Syfy Tues. 9 p.m. Syfy Wed. 6 p.m.

Twister (1996) ★★★ AMC Sat. 8 p.m.

Urban Cowboy (1980) ★★★ LOGO Thur. Noon LOGO Thur. 8:45 p.m.

The War of the Roses (1989) ★★★ Starz Fri. 3:31 a.m.

The Waterboy (1998) ★ Paramount Wed. 9 p.m. Paramount Thur. 1 a.m.

What Lies Beneath (2000) ★★ Encore Mon. 10:45 p.m. Encore Fri. 2:47 p.m.

White Men Can't Jump (1992) ★★★ Encore Mon. 6:44 a.m. Encore Fri. 9 p.m. Encore Sat. 11:50 a.m.

Witness (1985) ★★★ Cinemax Wed. 2:55 a.m. Cinemax Fri. 9:18 a.m.

This story originally appeared in Los Angeles Times.

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