TCM Schedule for January 2014 (Turner Classic Movies)by Thumpersma | created - 05 Jan 2014 | updated - 05 Jan 2014 | Public
All movies and shorts airing on TCM for the month of January 2014 per the TCM monthly schedule on 01/06/2014
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1. It Should Happen to You (1954)
Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Romance
When her name is plastered on ten billboards all over New York City, a fame-seeker is bombarded by men from all over.
Votes: 2,697 | Gross: $1.40M
2. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969)
PG | 116 min | Drama, Romance
A headstrong young teacher in a private school in 1930s Edinburgh ignores the curriculum and influences her impressionable 12 year old charges with her over-romanticized world view.
3. Notorious (1946)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America. How far will she have to go to ingratiate herself with them?
Votes: 80,439 | Gross: $10.46M
4. Splendor in the Grass (1961)
Not Rated | 124 min | Drama, Romance
A fragile Kansas girl's love for a handsome young man from the town's most powerful family drives her to heartbreak and madness.
Votes: 15,011 | Gross: $8.72M
5. The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A debonair, adventuresome bank executive believes he has pulled off the perfect multi-million dollar heist, only to match wits with a sexy insurance investigator who will do anything to get her man.
6. Magnificent Obsession (1954)
Approved | 108 min | Drama, Romance
A selfish playboy enamored by a woman he seems to hurt more than he intends begins to understand a deeper meaning to their relationship.
7. The Thrill of It All (1963)
Approved | 108 min | Comedy, Romance
A housewife's sudden rise to fame as a soap spokesperson leads to chaos in her home life.
8. Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)
G | 132 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
An Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.
Votes: 12,986 | Gross: $10.00M
9. The Lost World (1960)
Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Professor Challenger leads an expedition of scientists and adventurers to a remote plateau deep in the Amazonian jungle to verify his claim that dinosaurs still live there.
10. The Valley of Gwangi (1969)
G | 96 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Cowboy James Franciscus seeks fame and fortune by capturing a Tyrannosaurus Rex living in the Forbidden Valley and putting it in a Mexican circus. His victim, called the Gwangi, turns out ... See full summary »
11. A Day in Death Valley (1944)
Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short
A tour of the arid, inhospitable region of the southern California desert known as Death Valley, originally named because of the many travelers in the 1840s who died of thirst, starvation and/or exposure trying to cross it.
12. She (I) (1965)
Unrated | 106 min | Adventure, Fantasy
An Edwardian archaeologist and two companions stumble upon a lost city in East Africa, run by a beautiful queen whose love holds the promise of immortality.
13. The Lost Continent (1968)
G | 97 min | Adventure, Fantasy
This film starts out like the Love Boat on acid, as a cast of varied characters, with various issues, take Captain Eric Porter's leaky cargo ship to escape their troubles. When a violent ... See full summary »
15. The Ship from Shanghai (1930)
Passed | 67 min | Action, Crime, Drama
On a yacht sailing from Shanghai to the United States, the sailors, led by the megalomaniac steward, revolt and take control.
16. Call of the Flesh (1930)
Passed | 100 min | Musical, Romance
From a poor working class background, Juan de Dios is a cantina performer in Seville, singing and dancing with his partner Lola. They have a contentious professional and personal ... See full summary »
17. The Great Meadow (1931)
75 min | Drama, Western
Berk leaves Diony and their baby to hunt down his mother's murderer and is believed to be dead. Evan provides for them & marries Diony. Berk returns and challenges Evan to a fight but Diony will not be fought over "as if I'm not human".
18. Sporting Blood (1931)
Passed | 82 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
The saga of thoroughbred Tommy Boy, born in a rain puddle, and his various owners as he evolves into a a champion stakes horse.
19. New Morals for Old (1932)
Passed | 75 min | Drama, Romance
A single mother struggles to raise her son and daughter,who find it difficult to listen to her life lessons.they forge their own lives,and make their own mistakes as a result.
20. The Washington Masquerade (1932)
Passed | 88 min | Drama, Romance
US senator falls in love with a young woman, without realizing she's using him to back the lobbyist she works for.
21. Day of Reckoning (1933)
Passed | 69 min | Drama
In this brutal prison drama a hen-pecked husband is sentenced to prison after getting caught with his hand in the company till. He is sent to a high-rise facility in LA. It seems the fellow... See full summary »
22. The Secret of Madame Blanche (1933)
Passed | 84 min | Drama, History, Romance
Showgirl Sally meets young playboy Leonard St. John; they fall in love and are secretly married. When Leonard's father discovers this he sets out to break them apart, and following a bitter... See full summary »
23. Stage Mother (1933)
Approved | 85 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A vaudeville star has to leave her daughter with her dead husband's stuffy Boston parents while she makes a living. But when the daughter shows some talent, the mother become a stage mother... See full summary »
24. That Mothers Might Live (1938)
Approved | 10 min | Short, Biography, Drama
It's the mid-nineteenth century. As long as there have been hospitals, the joy that women have felt having just given birth in a hospital may be quickly marred by their sudden death due to ... See full summary »
25. The Unknown (1927)
Unrated | 63 min | Drama, Horror, Romance
A criminal on the run hides in a circus and seeks to possess the daughter of the ringmaster at any cost.
26. Our Dancing Daughters (1928)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama
A flapper who's secretly a good girl and a gold digging floozy masquerading as an ingénue both vie for the hand of a millionaire.
Votes: 1,280 | Gross: $0.76M
27. Our Modern Maidens (1929)
Passed | 76 min | Drama, Comedy
A flapper charms a diplomat to procure her fiancé a career opportunity, while the fiancé starts a relationship with her best friend.
28. Our Blushing Brides (1930)
Passed | 102 min | Drama
Three department store girls--Connie, Franky, and Jerry--share an apartment on West 91st Street in New York City. Each earns little more than 20 dollars per week. Jerry is the sensible one,... See full summary »
29. Lady of the Night (1925)
TV-G | 70 min | Drama, Romance
A world-weary prostitute yearns after respectability and the love of an inventor.
Votes: 448 | Gross: $0.21M
30. The Boob (1926)
Passed | 64 min | Comedy, Romance
Idealistic farm boy Peter loves Amy whose fancy is urbane Harry. He discovers Harry is a rum runner and turns him over to prohibition agents, including Jane. May is at last impressed with ... See full summary »
31. Don't Get Nervous (1929)
TV-G | 9 min | Short, Comedy, Musical
Georgie Price tells Bryan Foy, who is to direct his short film, that he is nervous about performing to a camera and microphone instead of an audience. He then sings a couple songs, in an Al Jolson/Eddie Cantor style.
32. Spring Fever (1927)
78 min | Comedy
To impress a wealthy young woman, a clerk pretends he is a pro-golfer.
33. Across to Singapore (1928)
Passed | 85 min | Drama, Romance
Conflict ensues when a young man's childhood sweetheart becomes betrothed to his older brother.
34. West Point (II) (1927)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance
Wealthy Brice Wayne enters West Point and, though he does well on the football field, angers fellow cadets with his arrogance. Disciplined by the coach he yells "To hell with the Corps!" ... See full summary »
35. The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929)
130 min | Musical
An all-star revue featuring MGM contract players.
36. Untamed (1929)
Approved | 86 min | Drama
When her rich oilman father is killed, Bingo, raised in the wilds of South America, inherits the company. Her guardians Ben and Howard send her to New York for civilizing but on the way she... See full summary »
Votes: 364 | Gross: $0.71M
37. Montana Moon (1930)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
While returning to Montana from a fling in New York, wealthy Joan Prescott leaves the train, intending to return to the big city. She runs into handsome cowboy Larry and gets engaged. On ... See full summary »
38. Paid (1930)
Approved | 86 min | Drama, Film-Noir
Mary Turner goes up for three years on a crime she didn't commit. Once out she and former prison mates plan a scam in which old men can be sued for breach of promise - the "heart balm" ... See full summary »
39. Dance, Fools, Dance (1931)
Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
After the death of her father and loss of the family fortune, Bonnie gets a job as a cub reporter while her brother becomes involved in bootlegging.
40. Laughing Sinners (1931)
Passed | 72 min | Drama, Romance
Cabaret performer Ivy Stevens in an affair with a low-rent traveling salesman is dumped in a 'Dear Jane' letter and finds solace in joining the Salvation Army.
41. Possessed (1931)
Passed | 76 min | Drama, Romance
An ambitious factory girl meets a handsome, wealthy lawyer, but he's interested in her as a mistress, not a wife.
42. Women in Hiding (1940)
Approved | 22 min | Crime, Drama, Short
The MGM crime reporter introduces Dr. Mallory, health commissioner of a large Midwestern city, he who talks about the dangers pregnant women face by going to clinics that advertise discreet... See full summary »
43. Madame Curie (1943)
Not Rated | 124 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Despite himself, accomplished physicist and avowed bachelor Pierre Curie falls for brilliant student Marie, and together they embark on the discovery of radium.
44. For All Mankind (1989)
Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, History
An in-depth look at various NASA moon landing missions, starting with Apollo 8.
Votes: 3,901 | Gross: $0.77M
45. Countdown (1967)
Unrated | 101 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
Desperate to reach the moon first, N.A.S.A. sends a man and shelter separately, one-way. He must find it to survive. He can't return until Apollo is ready.
46. Vienna: The Years Remembered (1968)
9 min | Documentary, Short
This promotional short provides a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Mayerling (1968), filmed on location in Vienna, as well as the actual history that inspired the story.
47. Marooned (1969)
G | 134 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Three American astronauts are stranded in space when their retros won't fire. Can they be rescued before their oxygen runs out?
Votes: 3,883 | Gross: $4.35M
48. Caged (1950)
Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A naive nineteen year old widow becomes coarsened and cynical when she is sent to a woman's prison and is exposed to hardened criminals and sadistic guards.
49. Act of Love (1953)
Approved | 108 min | Drama, War, Romance
A former soldier on holiday in the French Riviera recalls his time in France during WWII, and his love for a French peasant woman.
50. Undercover Maisie (1947)
TV-G | 90 min | Comedy, Crime
Streetwise but kind-hearted Maisie Ravier has put her vaudeville life behind her, but not its associated outward good looks, flash and glamor. Trying to get to New York for a job, she ... See full summary »
51. The Adventures of Mark Twain (1944)
Approved | 130 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The dramatized life of immortal humorist Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known as Mark Twain, from his days as a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River until his death in 1910 shortly after Halley's Comet returned.
52. Hang 'Em High (1968)
M | 114 min | Western
When an innocent man barely survives a lynching, he returns as a lawman determined to bring the vigilantes to justice.
53. The Hindenburg (1975)
PG | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A film that chronicles the events of the Hindenburg disaster in which a zeppelin burst into flames.
Votes: 4,281 | Gross: $27.95M
54. The Thing from Another World (1951)
Not Rated | 87 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
Scientists and American Air Force officials fend off a bloodthirsty alien organism while at a remote arctic outpost.
55. The Bad and the Beautiful (1952)
Passed | 118 min | Drama, Romance
An unscrupulous movie producer uses an actress, a director and a writer to achieve success.
56. Design for Scandal (1941)
Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Romance
To save his job, newsman Jeff Sherman offers to help his boss get out of a swingeing alimony settlement. But his devious plan to compromise Cornelia Porter, the judge on the case, while she... See full summary »
58. That Forsyte Woman (1949)
Passed | 113 min | Drama, Romance
Love among the Forsytes is strange, full of tradition, melancholy and gold digging in this film treatise on Victorian-age rigidity and vestiges of a flawed society.
59. Shoot First, Die Later (1974)
Not Rated | 94 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A police lieutenant suddenly faces the consequences of his choice to part for the local mobs.
60. Hit Man (1972)
R | 90 min | Crime, Drama
A lawyer whose brother was murdered winds up getting involved with gangsters and the world of porno movies.
61. That Midnight Kiss (1949)
Approved | 96 min | Musical, Romance
In Philadelphia, the soprano Prudence Budell returns from Europe after a period of five years training in the best Europeans music schools. Her millionaire grandmother Abigail Trent Budell ... See full summary »
63. The Picture of Dorian Gray (1945)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all.
64. Father Is a Prince (1940)
Approved | 57 min | Comedy, Drama
Carpet-sweeper manufacturer John Bower has no patience with inefficiency, lawyers, or vacuum cleaners. He's a bit of a skinflint, too. His family thinks he works too hard. He feels inferior... See full summary »
65. Always a Bride (1940)
Not Rated | 58 min | Comedy, Romance
Alice Bond is under a lot of pressure from her parents to marry Marshall Winkler, an arrogant blowhard whose only positive quality is his money. Alice really cares for Michael Stevens, an ... See full summary »
66. Tear Gas Squad (1940)
Approved | 55 min | Drama
Nightclub singer becomes police cadet to impress blond female from police family, ends up with her current dating partner as his cadet trainer.
67. Jungle Jim (1948)
Approved | 71 min | Action, Adventure
Lady scientist, Hilary Parker is searching for a rare drug to help combat polio. Opportunist Bruce Edwards joins the quest but is actually after gold and buried treasure.
68. Fishing Feats (1951)
Approved | 9 min | Comedy, Short
Fishing adventures are presented. Marlin fishing, one of the world's most exciting sports fishing activities, can be had in among other places in the waters between the California mainland ... See full summary »
69. The Magnificent Seven (1960)
Approved | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Western
An oppressed Mexican peasant village hires seven gunfighters to help defend their homes.
Votes: 76,093 | Gross: $4.91M
70. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)
R | 178 min | Western
A bounty hunting scam joins two men in an uneasy alliance against a third in a race to find a fortune in gold buried in a remote cemetery.
Votes: 571,066 | Gross: $6.10M
71. How to Marry a Millionaire (1953)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process.
72. We Must Have Music (1941)
Approved | 11 min | Short, Music
An MGM short that starts with a brief history of music in the movies, from accompaniment for silents, to background scores, to elaborate musical productions, and ends up as a highlight reel of recent and upcoming releases from the studio.
73. Moon Over Miami (1941)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Sisters Kay and Barbara arrive in Miami from Texas looking for rich husbands.
74. Glimpses of Florida (1941)
Approved | 10 min | Documentary, Short
Traveltalks short takes the viewer to several popular destinations in Florida including Miami, Hialeah, the Everglades, Cypress Gardens, and Silver Springs.
75. The Knockout (1914)
TV-G | 27 min | Short, Comedy
To show his girl how brave he is Fatty challenges the champion to a fight. Charlie referees, trying to avoid contact with the two monsters.
76. A Flirt's Mistake (1914)
8 min | Comedy, Short
A woman's husband runs into trouble when he flirts with the wrong "girl."
77. Fatty Joins the Force (1913)
12 min | Comedy, Short
After rescuing the Police Commissioner's daughter from drowning, Fatty is rewarded with a position on the force, but soon finds that the job isn't all it's cracked up to be.
78. Leading Lizzie Astray (1914)
12 min | Comedy, Short
A city slicker is driving through a small town when his car has a flat. A local boy and his girlfriend walk by and the boy volunteers to fix the man's tire. While he's doing that, the city ... See full summary »
79. Fatty and Mabel's Simple Life (1915)
24 min | Comedy, Short
Fatty is a farm hand at Mabel's father's place. He and Mabel love each other, but dad wants to marry Mabel off to the landowner's son in exchange for tearing up the mortgage. When Mabel and... See full summary »
80. Fatty's Chance Acquaintance (1915)
13 min | Comedy, Short
Fatty and his domineering wife visit the park, where they encounter a pair of pickpockets.
81. Fatty and Mabel at the San Diego Exposition (1915)
TV-G | 14 min | Comedy, Short
Fatty and Mabel, a married couple, visit the San Diego Exposition; after watching the parade, they rent a motorized cart. While Mabel makes a quick shopping foray, Fatty can't keep from ... See full summary »
82. La Pointe Courte (1955)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama
There are two parts to this film: sequences of life in the fishing village of La Pointe Courte (a government inspector's visit, the death of a child) alternate with others following a ... See full summary »
83. Two for the Seesaw (1962)
Approved | 119 min | Drama, Romance
Jerry Ryan is wandering aimlessly around New York, having given up his law career in Nebraska when his wife asked for a divorce. He meets up with Gittel Mosca, an impoverished dancer from ... See full summary »
84. MGM Parade (1955–1956)
30 min | Documentary
The original concept of the show was to allow the viewer to see the inner workings of a movie studio and featured interviews with MGM stars and explanations of how movies were made. Later, ... See full summary »
85. Blues in the Night (1941)
Passed | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
"Jigger' Lane forms a band that includes singer Ginger 'Character' Powell, wife of the trumpeter Leo Powell, and Nickie Haroyen and Peppi. All of them dedicate themselves to work as a unit ... See full summary »
86. White Cargo (1942)
Passed | 88 min | Adventure, Drama
The story takes place at a British plantation in Africa where Tondelayo entices all the Brits, especially Harry Witzel.
87. To Have and Have Not (1944)
Not Rated | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
During World War II, American expatriate Harry Morgan helps transport a French Resistance leader and his beautiful wife to Martinique while romancing a sensuous lounge singer.
88. I Am an American (1944)
Approved | 16 min | Short, History
A hypothetical married Polish couple arrives in New York in the early 1840's and walks to Ohio where they settle and prosper and raise children. The man loses an arm in the Civil war, and ... See full summary »
89. Of Human Bondage (1946)
105 min | Drama
A medical student with a club foot falls for a beautiful but ambitious waitress. She soon leaves him, but gets pregnant and comes back to him for help.
91. The Postman Always Rings Twice (1946)
Not Rated | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A married woman and a drifter fall in love, then plot to murder her husband. Once the deed is done, they must live with the consequences of their actions.
Votes: 15,589 | Gross: $8.33M
92. The Locket (1946)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Film-Noir
Just before a wedding, the bridegroom hears a complex tale painting his lovely bride as devilish and unbalanced.
93. The Reckless Moment (1949)
Approved | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After discovering the dead body of her teenage daughter's lover, a housewife takes desperate measures to protect her family from scandal.
94. Lady in the Lake (1946)
Approved | 105 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
The lady editor of a crime magazine hires Philip Marlowe to find the wife of her boss. The private detective soon finds himself involved in murder.
96. The Third Man (1949)
Not Rated | 93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.
Votes: 130,981 | Gross: $0.45M
97. The Giant of Norway (1939)
Approved | 11 min | Short, Biography
This short tells the story of Norwegian explorer and diplomat Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930). After a life of adventure, he was instrumental in resettling tens of thousands of refugees and ... See full summary »
98. Libeled Lady (1936)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
A newspaper man, his ignored fiancée, and his former employee, a down on his luck reporter, hatch an elaborate scheme to turn a false news story into the truth in order to prevent a high-society woman from suing for libel.
99. The Candid Camera Story (Very Candid) of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures 1937 Convention (1937)
Approved | 17 min | Documentary, Short
This short chronicles, in a semihumorous way, events associated with MGM's 1937 convention for the studio's national sales and distribution staff. First the delegates arrive by train in San... See full summary »
100. Love Letters (1945)
Approved | 101 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Allen Quinton writes a fellow soldier's love letters; tragedy results. Later, Allen meets a beautiful amnesiac who fears postmen...