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Check out what’s playing this weekend on broadcast and cable television.

 

Friday, April 21

 

Glenn Ford and Geraldine Page in Dear Heart. — alamy stock photo

Dear Heart (1964)

Geraldine Page and Glenn Ford star in this heartwarming tale of two lost souls who accidentally meet in New York City. Angela Lansbury costars as a mean other woman.

5:45 p.m. TCM

 

An Affair to Remember (1957)

Deborah Kerr and Cary Grant fall in love in this classic tale of romance and the tragedy it can bring. Years later this film inspired Sleepless in Seattle and became a hit once again.

8 p.m. TCM

 

Saturday, April 22

 

The FBI Story (1960)

James Stewart stars in this semi-documentary look at the lives and challenges of people who commit their careers to the FBI. Vera Miles is on hand as his ever-patient wife.

12:15 p.m. TCM

 

Wilson (1944)

The life of President Woodrow Wilson is center stage in this bio pic that examines his challenges in the White House and his regrets for not doing more. Alexander Knox stars.

3 p.m. TCM

 

Sunday, April 23

 

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)

Ang Lee won an Oscar for directing this fascinating look at martial arts and romance. The director of Sense and Sensibility and The Ice Storm proves he can make any kind of movie.

2 p.m. BBC

 

Gladiator (2000)

Russell Crowe won an Oscar for this Best Picture winner that borrows from the best epics of the early 1960s including Spartacus and Fall of the Roman Empire. Alan Bates costars.

4:30 p.m. AMC

 

A Hard Day’s Night (1964)

Richard Lester’s legendary movie captures the hysteria surrounding The Beatles. The director invents the music video as he celebrates a magical foursome.

4 p.m. TCM

 

Erin Brockovich (2000)

Julia Roberts was named Best Actress for her fiery portrayal of a woman determined to improve her life while trying to make things better for others. Albert Finney is on hand, too.

6 p.m. Sundance

 

You Can Count On Me (2000)

Laura Linney, on Broadway this spring in The Little Foxes, won an Oscar nomination for this thoughtful examination of a turbulent sibling relationship. Mark Ruffalo costars.

8 p.m. Flix

 

12 Years a Slave (2013)

This moving tale of a free black man in the 1800s who is kidnapped into slavery won the Oscar as Best Picture of the Year. See it to experience an essential history lesson.

9 p.m. Sundance