Movie Menu: Airplane, Field of Dreams, Mrs. Doubtfire and more

Looking for an alternative to football this weekend?

Check out what movies are showing on broadcast and cable stations.

Friday, Jan. 11

The Godfather (1972)

What if family ties are so strong they can withstand any challenge or crime? Mario Puzo’s best-selling novel becomes an Oscar-winning film starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino.

6 p.m., AMC

Field of Dreams (1989)

What if a mean hears voices as he walks his cornfields? Kevin Costner stars in this mystical account of the power of baseball, fatherhood and memories.

8 p.m., Flix

Saturday, Jan. 12

Grease (1978)

What if two (slightly overaged) teenagers discover love amidst a collection of show tunes? The Broadway hit becomes a movie hit starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John.

12 noon and 6 p.m., CMT

Something’s Gotta Give (2003)

What if a man and woman slightly beyond middle age start to imagine what they can still experience? Diane Keaton earned an Oscar nomination for this comedy from Nancy Meyers.

1 p.m., POP

The Godfather (1972)

What if family ties are so strong they can withstand any challenge or crime? Mario Puzo’s best-selling novel becomes an Oscar-winning film starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino.

1:30 p.m., AMC

A Man for All Seasons (1966)

What if one man dares to defy King Henry VIII when the monarch wants to divorce his wife and marry another woman? Robert Bolt’s Broadway hit becomes an Oscar-winning movie.

12, 3:30 pm., TCM

A River Runs Through It (1992)

What if a young man is so determined to destroy his life that he can’t accept the love of a family offering unconditional support? Norman Maclean’s story becomes a movie classic.

5:45 p.m., TCM

Sunday, Jan. 13

Airport (1970)

What if a doomed airplane flies on borrowed time after an inflight explosion? Arthur Hailey’s best-selling novel ignites a new genre for Hollywood, the all-star disaster movie.

3:30 p.m., Flix

From Here to Eternity (1953)

What if romance is in the air just before Pearl Harbor is bombed to ignite World War II? James Jones’ best-selling novel becomes an Oscar-winning film starring Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr.

3:45 p.m., TCM

Airport 1975 (1975)

What if another doomed airplane also flies on borrowed time after an inflight collision? This follow up to the 1970 box office smash celebrates the tradition of the inevitable sequel.

6 p.m., Flix

Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)

What if a father’s love for his children is so essential that he will do anything to spend time with them? Robin Williams and Sally Field star in this delightful look at parenthood.

8 p.m., CMT

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