While we have to wait until next year for another Academy Awards, this weekend is filled with Oscar winners on television!
Take a look at what’s playing on broadcast and cable channels.
Friday, April 28
Forrest Gump (1994)
Tom Hanks won his second Oscar for playing a well-intentioned man who happens to end up in all the right places at all the right times. Sally Field costars as his mother.
4 and 7 p.m. AMC
East of Eden (1955)
James Dean was nominated for an Oscar for Elia Kazan’s towering movie adaptation of the second half of John Steinbeck’s novel. Raymond Massey costars as his father.
5:45 p.m. TCM
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Leonardo DiCaprio was nominated for an Oscar for Martin Scorcese’s marathon look at the life, crimes and loves a financial tycoon. Not for family viewing. Even on television.
8 p.m. FX
Saturday, April 29
The Fugitive (1993)
Tommy Lee Jones won an Oscar for playing persistent policeman in this movie inspired by the hit television series. Harrison Ford plays a doctor who tries to prove he did not kill his wife.
1:30 p.m. AMC
Jack Lemmon won his first Oscar for playing a daffy Ensign Pulver in this movie adaptation of the Broadway hit about a lonely ship near the end of World War II. Henry Fonda stars.
2 p.m. TCM
Ordinary People (1980)
Timothy Hutton won an Oscar for playing a young man trying to recover from his brother’s death in Robert Redford’s adaptation of Judith Guest’s novel. Mary Tyler Moore stars.
4 p.m. Flix
Jennifer Hudson won an Oscar for playing a diva who dares to challenge those who do not give her a fair shake in this movie version of the Broadway hit musical. Beyonce stars.
8 p.m. ABC
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Paul Newman and Robert Redford star in this Oscar-nominated tale of bank robbers in the 1800s. George Roy Hill’s fun film brims with style.
10 p.m. TCM
Sunday, April 30
Gone Girl (2014)
Rosamund Pike was nominated for an Oscar for portraying a complex woman who mysteriously disappears. Ben Affleck costars in this adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s novel.
3 p.m. FX
Lillies of the Field (1963)
Sidney Poitier won an Oscar for playing a handyman who helps nuns build a chapel in the middle of nowhere. Lilia Skala costars in this adaptation of William E. Barrett’s novel.
8 p.m. TCM