What a collection of performances and films on television this weekend!
Check out what’s available on broadcast and cable stations.
Friday, July 14
Ordinary People (1980)Robert Redford won an Oscar for directing this meaningful exploration of how an upper middle class family handles tragedy. Timothy Hutton won an Oscar as a grieving son.
9:35 p.m. Flix
Saturday, July 15
Julie Andrews delivers one of her best screen performances in this often-overlooked biography of Gertrude Lawrence. The musical numbers are breathtaking.
12:05 p.m. FXM
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)
Walt Disney reinvented the cartoon with Hollywood’s first feature-length animated film. Years later, the movie still works as a delightful musical comedy.
3:25 p.m. Freeform1:15 p.m. Sunday
The Godfather Part II (1974)
Robert De Niro won an Oscar for his interpretation of a young Don Corleone in this Best Picture winner from director Francis Ford Coppola. Al Pacino stars.
4:30 p.m. AMC
Woman of the Year (1942)
Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy – in the first of nine films together – initiate a 25-year love affair on screen as strong-willed people who take their time to discover compromise.
8 p.m. TCM
Sunday, July 16
Pat and Mike (1952)
Katherine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy are, again, at their comic best in this delightful tale of unlikely romance between a champion athlete and her manager. George Cukor directs.
12 noon TCM
Carol Burnett steals the show in this lavish adaptation of the Broadway song and dance hit. The comedienne is a delight in a musical that costars Albert Finney and Ann Reinking.
2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Sundance
A Little Romance (1979)
Diane Lane (while still a teenager) lights up the screen as a young American girl searching for adventure while her disinterested parents bicker. Laurence Olivier costars.
6 p.m. TCM
The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Shailene Woodley shines as a young woman who learns what it means to emotionally and physically heal from the ravages of disease. Laura Dern costars.
7:20 p.m. FXM
As Good as It Gets (1997)
Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt won Oscars for their portrayals of unlikely companions in this endearing comedy from James L. Brooks. Greg Kinnear costars.
9 p.m. POP