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January 7 - 13, 2017 12 JOHNSON CITY (TN) PRESS Movies this week A "Alexander and the Terrible, Hor- rible, No Good, Very Bad Day" ››‡ (2014) An 11-year-old boy experiences the worst day of his young life. DISN Fri. 8:30 p.m. "Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem" ›› (2007) Midwesterners get caught between two warring alien races. HBO Tue. 9:45 p.m. "Aloha" ›› (2015) A man reunites with an old flame, then falls for a pilot. ENC Sun. 5:30 p.m. "Alvin and the Chipmunks" ›› (2007) Live action/animated. Three sing- ing chipmunks become pop sensations. TOON Sun. 6 p.m. "American Heart" ››› (1992) An ex-con and his son make plans to start over in Alaska. TMC Thu. 10 p.m. "American Pie 2" ››‡ (2001) Friends rent a summerhouse on Lake Michigan and chase girls. MAX Tue. 8:15 p.m. "Annie Hall" ›››› (1977) A New York comic struggles with an on-and-off romance. TCM Sun. 8 p.m. "Armageddon" ››‡ (1998) A hero tries to save Earth from an asteroid. AMC Fri. 7 p.m. "ATL" ››‡ (2006) Four Atlanta teens face challenges. VH1 Sun. 9 p.m. "Avatar" ›››‡ (2009) A former Marine falls in love with a native of a lush alien world. FX Thu. 8 p.m., Thu. 11:30 p.m. B "Bad Boys" ››‡ (1995) Two Miami cops attempt to recover stolen police evidence. COMC Fri. 11:30 p.m.; SPIKE Wed. 11 p.m., Thu. 4 p.m. "Bad Boys II" ›› (2003) Two detec- tives battle a drug kingpin in Miami. TNT Fri. 8 p.m. "Bad Girls" ›› (1994) Circumstances force four women to become outlaws. ENC Thu. 7:20 p.m. "Bad Santa" ››› (2003) Two criminals disguise themselves as St. Nick and an elf. MAX Tue. 10 p.m. "The Bank Job" ››› (2008) Thieves tunnel into a bank vault in 1971 Lon- don. SHOW Wed. 8 p.m. "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" ›› (2016) Batman embarks on a personal vendetta against Superman. HBO Thu. 8 p.m. "Beautiful Creatures" ››‡ (2013) Star-crossed teens uncover dark secrets in their town. HBO Thu. 3:45 p.m. "Behind Enemy Lines" ›› (2001) An American flight navigator is stranded in war-torn Bosnia. ENC Wed. 5:05 p.m. "Beyond the Sea" ››‡ (2004) An old- er Bobby Darin tells his own life story. TMC Wed. 8 p.m. "Big Eyes" ››› (2014) Walter Keane takes credit for his wife's ubiquitous artwork. TMC Fri. 2 p.m. "The Big Lebowski" ›››‡ (1998) An L.A. slacker gets caught up in a wacky kidnapping plot. HBO Sun. 10:45 p.m. "Blade" ››‡ (1998) A vampire hunter does battle with a vicious bloodsucker. SYFY Mon. 8:30 p.m., Tue. 5:30 p.m. "Blue Crush" ›› (2002) A young woman prepares for a big surfing contest. TMC Wed. 3:15 p.m., Wed. 10 p.m. "The Book of Eli" ››‡ (2010) A lone warrior carries hope across a post-apoc- alyptic wasteland. SPIKE Sat. 10 p.m. "The Bourne Identity" ››› (2002) An amnesiac agent is marked for death after a botched hit. TNT Sun. 3:15 p.m. "The Bourne Ultimatum" ››› (2007) Jason Bourne continues to look for clues to unravel his true identity. MAX Wed. 8 p.m. "Bring It On" ››‡ (2000) High-school cheerleaders vie for a coveted national title. MTV Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 3:40 p.m. "Bring It On: All or Nothing" ›› (2006) A teen must win over the head cheerleader to make the squad. MTV Sat. 3:40 p.m., Sat. 10 p.m. "Burnt" ›› (2015) A temperamental head chef demands perfection from his staff. SHOW Sat. 10 p.m., Sun. 5:15 p.m., Fri. 8:15 p.m. C "Carol" ›››‡ (2015) Two women kindle a bond deeper than mere friend- ship. SHOW Sat. 2 p.m. "Cheaper by the Dozen 2" ›› (2005) The Bakers' vacation turns competitive. ENC Thu. 4:10 p.m. "Child 44" ›› (2015) A disgraced Soviet agent probes a series of child murders. HBO Tue. 11:20 p.m. "Children of the Corn" ›› (2009) A couple encounters murderous children in a rural community. SYFY Mon. 11 p.m., Tue. 3:30 p.m. "The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian" ››› (2008) The Pevensie children find Narnia in the grip of civil war. SYFY Tue. 8 p.m., Wed. 4:30 p.m. "Cinderella Man" ›››‡ (2005) Down- and-out boxer Jim Braddock makes a dramatic comeback. SHOW Tue. 6:30 p.m. "Cleopatra" ›››‡ (1934) The Egyptian queen has a tragic affair with Marc Antony. TCM Fri. 8 p.m. "Cleopatra" ››› (1963) An account of the Egyptian queen's tragic love affair. TCM Fri. 10 p.m. "Colombiana" ›› (2011) A profession- al assassin seeks revenge for the murder of her parents. FX Tue. 6 p.m. "The Count of Monte Cristo" ››‡ (2002) A swordsman seeks revenge on those who betrayed him. ENC Tue. 6:45 p.m. "Countdown" ››‡ (1968) American astronauts race to get to the moon first. TCM Wed. 3:45 p.m. "Crazy, Stupid, Love." ››› (2011) A suddenly single 40-something needs help finding his groove again. CMT Sat. 4:30 p.m. "Crime and Punishment in Subur - bia" ››‡ (2000) A high-school cheer- leader endures a horrid home life. TMC Fri. 11:45 p.m. D "Dallas Buyers Club" ›››‡ (2013) AIDS patient Ron Woodroof smuggles medicine into the United States. HBO Mon. 10 p.m. "Dangerous" ››› (1935) A man offers an alcoholic actress a chance to fix her life. TCM Fri. 3 p.m. "The Dark Knight" ›››› (2008) Batman battles a vicious criminal known as the Joker. AMC Sat. 4:30 p.m., Wed. 8 p.m., Thu. 4:30 p.m. "Dark Water" ››‡ (2005) A woman and her daughter move into a creepy building. MAX Wed. 4:20 p.m. "Darkness Falls" ›› (2003) The spirit of a lynched woman haunts a New England town. SHOW Wed. 2:30 p.m. "Daughters Courageous" ››› (1939) Wayward father of four daughters meets one's misfit suitor. TCM Thu. 2 p.m. "The Day After Tomorrow" ››‡ (2004) Global warming leads to worldwide natural disasters. ENC Sat. 6:55 p.m. "Dead Poets Society" ›››‡ (1989) An unorthodox teacher inspires his prep-school students. HBO Mon. 3:25 p.m. "Death at a Funeral" ›› (2010) Rival siblings learn a shocking secret about their late patriarch. BET Fri. 7 p.m. "Demolition" ›› (2015) A woman be- friends a widower whose life begins to unravel. HBO Sat. 8 p.m., Tue. 8 p.m. "The Departed" ›››‡ (2006) An un- dercover cop and a criminal lead double lives. AMC Tue. 8 p.m., Wed. 4:30 p.m. "Derailed" ›› (2005) Adulterous lovers face a violent blackmailer. LIFE Mon. 4 p.m. "Despicable Me 2" ››› (2013) Ani- mated. Gru and his new partner hunt a nefarious individual. FX Fri. 8 p.m., Fri. 10 p.m. "Devil" ›› (2010) Elevator passengers become trapped with a demonic entity. ENC Mon. 3:20 p.m. "Divergent" ›› (2014) A young wom- an discovers a plot to destroy those like her. TNT Tue. 6 p.m. "Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story: Unrated" ››› (2004) Dodgeball teams compete for $50,000 in Las Vegas. ENC Sat. 10:40 p.m., Thu. 5:45 p.m. "Dolphin Tale 2" ››› (2014) A new companion must be found for Winter. NICK Thu. 8 p.m. "Dragonheart" ››‡ (1996) A dragon and his former foe unite to vanquish an evil king. ENC Sat. 3:35 p.m. "The Duff" ››‡ (2015) A teen tries to overthrow a judgmental classmate. TMC Sat. 5:15 p.m., Fri. 10 p.m. E "Elysium" ››› (2013) In 2159, the wealthy live aboard a luxurious space station. FX Thu. 5:30 p.m. "Employee of the Month" ›› (2006) Two store clerks vie for a coveted award. COMC Sat. 6:10 p.m. "Enter the Dragon" ››› (1973) A kung fu expert is sent to infiltrate an island fortress. AMC Mon. 3 p.m. "Escape From Alcatraz" ››› (1979) Rock-island prison inmates plan a 1962 escape. TCM Tue. 10:45 p.m. "Escape From New York" ›››‡ (1981) The president is missing in the prison city of Manhattan. G WEMT Sat. 2 p.m. "The Exorcist" ›››› (1973) Jesuits try to rescue a possessed girl. CW Sat. 2 p.m. "The Expendables" ›› (2010) Mercenaries embark on a mission to overthrow a dictator. SPIKE Sun. 4:30 p.m., Sun. 10 p.m. "The Expendables 3" ›› (2014) Bar- ney Ross brings in new blood to fight an old associate. SPIKE Sun. 7 p.m. F "The Faculty" ››‡ (1998) High-school students suspect that their teachers are aliens. SYFY Mon. 6:30 p.m. "Failure to Launch" ›› (2006) A man's parents hatch a plan to move him out of the house. CMT Sat. 2 p.m. "The Family" ›› (2013) A mob family is relocated to a sleepy French town. TNT Mon. 8 p.m. "The Far Country" ››› (1955) A rancher on a cattle drive encounters a crooked lawman. TCM Sat. 4:15 p.m. "Fast & Furious" ›› (2009) Fugitive Dom Torretto and Brian O'Conner resume a feud in Los Angeles. USA Thu. 6:06 p.m. "Female" ››‡ (1933) A businesswom- an meets her match in a free-thinking laborer. TCM Mon. 8 p.m. "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" ››› (1986) A brash teen and his friends have an adventure in Chicago. FREE Tue. 8:30 p.m., Wed. 6:30 p.m. "Final Destination" ››‡ (2000) Death stalks the survivors of a doomed airliner. SYFY Sat. 9 p.m., Sun. 7 p.m. "Final Destination 2" ››‡ (2003) Grisly fates await the survivors of a highway calamity. SYFY Sun. 9 p.m., Mon. 4:30 p.m. "Final Destination 3" ›› (2006) Death stalks young survivors of a horri- ble roller-coaster accident. SYFY Sat. 7 p.m., Sun. 5 p.m. "Finding Neverland" ›››‡ (2004) Writer J.M. Barrie creates the character Peter Pan. MAX Thu. 2:40 p.m. "First Blood" ››› (1982) A Vietnam vet is hounded by a brutal small-town sheriff. AMC Sat. 8 p.m. "5 to 7" ››‡ (2014) A young writer begins an affair with a married woman. TMC Thu. 4:30 p.m. "Forsaken" ››‡ (2015) An ex-gun- slinger and his father encounter a gang of thugs. TMC Wed. 6:30 p.m. "The Four Horsemen of the Apoc- alypse" ››› (1962) Loyalties divide a European family during World War II. TCM Tue. 4:15 p.m. "Freddy vs. Jason" ›› (2003) Ra- zor-clawed Freddy battles masked killer Jason. SYFY Fri. 10 p.m. "The Fugitive" ›››‡ (1993) An innocent man must evade the law as he pursues a killer. CMT Mon. 8 p.m. G "Gangs of New York" ›››‡ (2002) A man vows vengeance on the gangster who killed his father. SHOW Fri. 10 p.m. "Genius" ››‡ (2016) Editor Maxwell Perkins works with author Thomas Wolfe. HBO Sun. 9 p.m. "Gladiator" ›››‡ (2000) A fugitive general becomes a gladiator in ancient Rome. AMC Thu. 8 p.m., Fri. 3:30 p.m. "Godzilla" ›› (1998) Nuclear testing in the South Pacific produces a giant mutated lizard. ENC Mon. 6:40 p.m. "Godzilla" ››‡ (2014) Godzilla and malevolent foes battle for supremacy. TNT Sat. 3 p.m. "Gone Baby Gone" ››› (2007) Two investigators search for a kidnapped girl. ENC Wed. 11 p.m. "Good Kill" ››› (2014) A drone pilot begins to question the ethics of his job. SHOW Tue. 4:45 p.m. "Good Morning, Vietnam" ››› (1987) Airman Adrian Cronauer, DJ in 1965 Saigon. SHOW Wed. 4 p.m. "GoodFellas" ›››› (1990) An Irish-Italian hood joins the 1950s New York Mafia. VH1 Fri. 8 p.m., Fri. 11:30 p.m. H "Hachi: A Dog's Tale" ››‡ (2009) A college professor forms a lasting bond with a dog that he finds. G WEMT Sun. 4:30 p.m. "Hannah and Her Sisters" ›››› (1986) Oscar-winning portrait of three Manhattan siblings. TCM Sun. 10 p.m. "Hannibal Rising" ›› (2007) Trauma endured during World War II warps young Hannibal Lecter's mind. TMC Sun. 8 p.m. "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters" ›› (2013) Siblings hunt witches for a living. FX Sat. 3 p.m. "Happy Gilmore" ›› (1996) A power- ful swing convinces a hockey player he can join the PGA tour. VH1 Thu. 9 p.m. "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" ››› (2004) The young wiz- ard confronts the fugitive Sirius Black. FREE Mon. 5 p.m. "Harvey" ›››‡ (1950) Harmless tippler Elwood P. Dowd sees a 6-foot rabbit named Harvey. TCM Sun. 2 p.m. "The Heat" ››‡ (2013) A federal agent and a Boston cop go after a drug lord. FX Mon. 8 p.m., Mon. 10:30 p.m. "He's Just Not That Into You" ›› (2009) Men and women navigate through complex relationships. E! Sat. 11:30 p.m. "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Jour - ney" ››‡ (2012) Bilbo Baggins joins the quest to reclaim a lost kingdom. TBS Fri. 10:15 p.m. "Hollow Triumph" ››› (1948) A former med student kills a doctor double and takes his place. TCM Tue. 2:45 p.m. "Hollywood Homicide" ›› (2003) Two detectives investigate the slaying of a rap group. SHOW Mon. 2:30 p.m. "Hollywood My Hometown" ››› (1965) Ken Murray's collection of candid moments in Tinseltown. TCM Tue. 7 p.m. "Honey" ›› (2003) A dancer/choreog- rapher raises money for a studio. VH1 Sat. 4:20 p.m. "Hostage" ›› (2005) A former hos- tage negotiator tries to help a captive family. MAX Wed. 2:25 p.m. "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" ›› (2003) A writer bets she can seduce a man and then drive him away. E! Sat. 6:30 p.m., Sat. 9 p.m.; OXY Tue. 8 p.m., Tue. 10:30 p.m. "The Hurt Locker" ›››‡ (2008) Members of an elite bomb squad pull hazardous duty in Iraq. SHOW Thu. 5:45 p.m. I "I, Robot" ››‡ (2004) A homicide detective tracks a dangerous robot in 2035. ENC Mon. 9 p.m. "The Imitation Game" ›››‡ (2014) Alan Turing helps crack the Enigma Code during World War II. TMC Sat. 3:20 p.m., Thu. 8 p.m. "In & Out" ››‡ (1997) A prim teacher's sexuality is questioned. ENC Sun. 2:14 p.m., Sun. 10:50 p.m. "Inside Man" ››› (2006) A cop matches wits with a bank robber. AMC Tue. 11:30 p.m. "The Insider" ›››‡ (1999) A former executive exposes a cigarette company's lies. MAX Sun. 7:20 p.m. "Into the Blue" ›› (2005) Four divers cross paths with drug smugglers. ENC Mon. 4:45 p.m. J "Jack the Giant Slayer" ›› (2013) A young farmhand must defend his land from fearsome giants. TBS Fri. 8 p.m. "Jackass 3D" ››‡ (2010) More out- rageous pranks and stunts. COMC Fri. 9:30 p.m. "Jennifer Eight" ›› (1992) A maverick detective stalks a serial killer in Califor- nia. MAX Fri. 5:55 p.m. "John Wick" ››› (2014) An ex-as- sassin hunts down the gangsters who ruined his life. USA Thu. 8:15 p.m. "Johnny Belinda" ›››‡ (1948) A doctor brings love to a deaf-mute rape victim in Nova Scotia. TCM Thu. 8 p.m. "Johnny Handsome" ››‡ (1989) A small-time New Orleans crook gets a reconstructed face. MAX Sun. 11:55 p.m. "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" ›› (2012) A distress signal leads a teen to an island of treasures. TNT Sun. 9 p.m. "Juno" ›››‡ (2007) A teen decides to give up her unborn child for adoption. MAX Mon. 10 p.m. "Jurassic World" ››‡ (2015) Man- made dinosaurs go on a rampage at an island resort. MAX Thu. 4:25 p.m. K "The Killers" ›››› (1946) A former boxer gets involved with a gangster's moll. TCM Wed. 10 p.m. "Kingdom of Heaven" ››› (2005) A young knight protects Jerusalem from invaders. ENC Fri. 6:35 p.m. "Kung Fu Panda 2" ››› (2011) Ani- mated. A formidable villain threatens to conquer China. FX Fri. 6 p.m. L "Lady in the Water" ›› (2006) A man becomes part of a bedtime fable. HBO Wed. 3:15 p.m. "Leatherheads" ››‡ (2008) Two 1920s football stars try to score with a newswoman. MAX Sat. 4:20 p.m., Fri. 8:05 p.m. "Legally Blonde" ››‡ (2001) A sorori- ty queen enrolls in Harvard to win back her boyfriend. CMT Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m., Tue. 8 p.m., Tue. 10:30 p.m. "Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde" ››‡ (2003) A young lawyer fights for animal rights. CMT Sat. 10 p.m. "Legend" ››› (2015) Twin gangsters Reggie and Ronnie Kray rule 1960s London. MAX Sat. 11:40 p.m. "The LEGO Movie" ›››‡ (2014) Animated. An ordinary LEGO figurine must help stop a tyrant's plan. TBS Sun. 11 p.m. "Life, Animated" ›››‡ (2016) Ani- mated Disney movies help an autistic man to communicate. A&E Sat. 8 p.m. "The Lincoln Lawyer" ››› (2011) A lawyer defends a playboy accused of at- tempted murder. TNT Mon. 10:30 p.m. "Live Free or Die Hard" ››› (2007) America's computers fall under attack. MAX Tue. 2:55 p.m. "The Lone Ranger" ›› (2013) An Indian warrior and a lawman unite to fight corruption. A&E Sat. 4:30 p.m. "Lucy" ››› (2014) A synthetic drug gives a woman extraordinary powers. FX Tue. 8 p.m., Wed. 6 p.m. M "Mad Max: Fury Road" ›››‡ (2015) Mad Max must outrun a warlord and his men in a desert chase. HBO Mon. 8 p.m. "Madea's Family Reunion" ››‡ (2006) A matriarch must keep the peace through family strife. BET Tue. 6 p.m., Wed. 2 p.m. "Man on Fire" ››‡ (2004) A body- guard takes revenge on a girl's kidnap- pers. AMC Tue. 5 p.m. "Marriage on the Rocks" ›› (1965) A quarreling couple gets divorced during a Mexican holiday. TCM Thu. 6 p.m. "The Martian" ›››‡ (2015) A strand- ed astronaut tries to survive on Mars. HBO Fri. 5:05 p.m. "Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials" ›› (2015) The Gladers face the dangerous obstacles of the Scorch. HBO Sun. 3 p.m. "Men in Black" ››› (1997) Secret agents monitor extraterrestrial activity on Earth. SPIKE Wed. 6:30 p.m. "Mercury Rising" ›› (1998) An out- cast FBI agent goes on the run with an autistic boy. ENC Thu. 11:05 p.m. "Merton of the Movies" ››‡ (1947) Theater usher hits Hollywood for star's publicity stunt. TCM Mon. 2:30 p.m. "MI-5" ››‡ (2015) A former MI5 agent probes the disappearance of an opera- tive. MAX Wed. 10 p.m. "Midnight Special" ››› (2016) A man tries to uncover the truth behind his son's powers. HBO Fri. 2:55 p.m. "Minority Report" ›››‡ (2002) A cop tries to establish his innocence in a future crime. HBO Sat. 5:30 p.m. "Mission: Impossible 2" ››› (2000) An IMF agent tries to stop the release of a deadly virus. MAX Sat. 7:55 p.m., Thu. 10 p.m. "Mistress America" ››› (2015) A girl gets pulled into her future stepsister's wild plans. MAX Mon. 2:55 p.m. "Monster-in-Law" ›› (2005) A shrewish woman clashes with her son's fiancee. E! Fri. 3:30 p.m., Fri. 8 p.m. "Monster's Ball" ››› (2001) A prison guard strikes up a romance with an inmate's widow. MAX Wed. 6:05 p.m. "My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2" ›› (2016) The Portokalos clan makes plans for a huge wedding. HBO Sun. 7:15 p.m., Thu. 5:55 p.m. N "National Treasure: Book of Secrets" ›› (2007) Ben Gates sets out to establish an ancestor's innocence. SYFY Wed. 7:30 p.m., Thu. 5 p.m.

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