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JOHNSON CITY (TN) PRESS 13 January 7 - 13, 2017 Movies this week "New Jack City" ››› (1991) Under- cover officers and their boss target a crack king. VH1 Sun. 11:30 p.m. "A Nightmare on Elm Street" ›››‡ (1984) Razor-clawed Freddy Krueger kills teens in their dreams. SYFY Sat. 5 p.m. "A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors" ››‡ (1987) Teens plagued by bad dreams meet Freddy the slasher. SYFY Sat. 3 p.m. "A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master" ›› (1988) Child mur- derer Freddy Krueger returns to haunt teenagers. SYFY Fri. 2 p.m. "A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child" ››‡ (1989) Freddy the slasher returns in the dreams of a wom- an's unborn child. SYFY Fri. 4 p.m. "No Escape" ›› (2015) A businessman must save his family from a violent uprising. SHOW Sat. 4 p.m., Mon. 10 p.m., Fri. 3:45 p.m. "The November Man" ›› (2014) An ex-CIA agent finds himself pitted against a former pupil. SYFY Thu. 7:30 p.m. O "The Object of My Affection" ›› (1998) Love blossoms between a wom- an and her gay male friend. ENC Thu. 2:15 p.m. "Ocean's Thirteen" ››› (2007) Danny Ocean and his gang seek to right a wrong. MAX Mon. 6 p.m., Fri. 10 p.m. "Office Space" ››‡ (1999) A white-collar worker rebels against cor- porate drudgery. COMC Sat. 8:55 p.m., Sun. 3:30 p.m., Thu. 8:30 p.m. "Old School" ››‡ (2003) Three men relive their wild past by starting a frater- nity. HBO Wed. 8 p.m. "Olympus Has Fallen" ››‡ (2013) A disgraced agent must rescue the presi- dent. TNT Sun. 5:45 p.m. "Open Range" ››› (2003) Cattle herdsmen battle a ruthless rancher in 1882. AMC Thu. 11:30 p.m. "Orphan" ››‡ (2009) An adopted child's angelic face hides a demonic heart. LIFE Mon. 8 p.m. P "Papillon" ›››‡ (1973) Safecracker and counterfeiter try Devil's Island escape. TCM Tue. 8 p.m. "The Parent Trap" ››› (1998) Re- united twin girls try to get their parents back together. E! Tue. 8 p.m., Wed. 4 p.m. "Pearl Harbor" ›› (2001) Best friends become fighter pilots and romantic rivals in 1941. AMC Fri. 10:30 p.m. "Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief" ›› (2010) A youth learns that his father is the Greek god Poseidon. TNT Sat. 5:30 p.m. "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters" ›› (2013) Percy and friends go in search of the Golden Fleece. TNT Sat. 8 p.m., Sat. 10:15 p.m. "A Perfect Day" ››‡ (2015) Aid work- ers in the Balkans must retrieve a body from a well. SHOW Mon. 7:15 p.m., Fri. 5:30 p.m. "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" ››‡ (2006) Capt. Jack Sparrow owes a blood debt to a ghostly pirate. WGNA Fri. 8 p.m., Fri. 11 p.m. "Pitch Perfect 2" ››‡ (2015) The Barden Bellas compete at the world championships. MAX Mon. 8:05 p.m. "Platoon" ›››› (1986) A soldier embarks on a yearlong tour of duty in Vietnam. MAX Sun. 5:15 p.m. "Point Break" ›› (2015) A young FBI recruit infiltrates a gang of daredevil thieves. HBO Mon. 5:35 p.m. "The Possession" ›› (2012) Parents must save their daughter from an evil spirit. SYFY Sun. 11 p.m. "Preacher's Kid" ›› (2009) A pastor's musically gifted daughter sets out on her own. BET Thu. 2 p.m. "Pretty Woman" ››› (1990) A corporate raider hires a hooker to act as a business escort. WGNA Tue. 7 p.m., Tue. 9:30 p.m. "The Prince & Me" ›› (2004) A col- legian and a Danish prince fall in love. FREE Fri. 6:30 p.m. "The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement" ›› (2004) A young princess must marry or give up the throne. CMT Sun. 5:30 p.m., Wed. 9 p.m., Thu. 6:30 p.m. "Psycho" ›››› (1960) A woman stops at a motel run by mad Norman Bates. TCM Wed. 8 p.m. R "Rambo" ›› (2008) A clergyman persuades Rambo to rescue captive missionaries in Burma. SHOW Wed. 10 p.m. "Rambo: First Blood Part II" ››‡ (1985) Ex-Green Beret goes on Vietnam mission. AMC Sat. 10 p.m. "Rampart" ››› (2011) A veteran cop asserts his own code of justice on the streets. TMC Sun. 6 p.m. "Rat Race" ›› (2001) Gamblers fran- tically search for a bag containing $2 million. TMC Sun. 4 p.m., Fri. 4 p.m. "Red Corner" ›› (1997) A visiting American is framed for a brutal murder in China. TMC Tue. 8 p.m., Fri. 5:55 p.m. "Red Eye" ››› (2005) A plane pas- senger involves his seatmate in a deadly plot. TNT Mon. 6 p.m. "The Replacements" ››‡ (2000) Misfit substitutes take the field during a foot- ball strike. TNT Fri. 10:30 p.m. "The Revenant" ›››‡ (2015) A venge- ful fur trapper tracks down the man who betrayed him. HBO Sat. 9:45 p.m. "Ride Along" ›› (2014) A cop invites his sister's boyfriend to join him on a shift. FX Mon. 6 p.m. "Road to Morocco" ››› (1942) Ship- wrecked stowaways hop camel, rescue princess. TCM Sat. 11:30 p.m. "Road to Singapore" ››› (1940) Two bachelor pals head for the carefree clubs of Singapore. TCM Sat. 8 p.m. "Road to Zanzibar" ››› (1941) Side- show guys safari with Brooklyn girls and meet cannibals. TCM Sat. 9:45 p.m. "Rocky" ›››› (1976) A heavyweight champ gives a club fighter a title shot. AMC Sun. 2 p.m. "Rocky II" ››› (1979) Underdog Philly fighter gets another shot at heavy- weight champ. AMC Sun. 4:30 p.m. "Rocky III" ››› (1982) A merciless contender forces Rocky into a title match. AMC Sun. 7 p.m. "Rocky IV" ›› (1985) Vengeful boxer Rocky Balboa faces a deadly Soviet fighter. AMC Sun. 9:30 p.m. "Rocky V" ››‡ (1990) The former champ agrees to train a rising young fighter. AMC Sun. 11:30 p.m. "Rocky Balboa" ››› (2006) Rocky, now retired, fights the world heavy- weight champion. SHOW Mon. 4:30 p.m. "Rollerball" ››› (1975) The star player in a brutal sport is asked to retire. TCM Sun. 5:45 p.m. "The Royal Tenenbaums" ››‡ (2001) A scheming patriarch attempts to recon- cile with his family. TMC Tue. 6 p.m. "The Rundown" ››› (2003) A bounty hunter must find his boss' son in the Amazon. SPIKE Wed. 4 p.m. V "Vacation" ›› (2015) Rusty Griswold and family take a road trip to Walley World. MAX Thu. 6:35 p.m. "Vantage Point" ›› (2008) Witnesses have different takes on an assassination attempt. ENC Sat. 5:20 p.m. "Vertical Limit" ››‡ (2000) A climber must rescue his sister stranded by an avalanche. ENC Wed. 6:55 p.m. "The Village" ››‡ (2004) Strange crea- tures menace a 19th-century communi- ty. HBO Tue. 3:50 p.m. "The V.I.P.s" ››‡ (1963) Travelers wait overnight in a posh airport lounge. TCM Thu. 4 p.m. "The Visit" ››‡ (2015) Siblings uncover a shocking secret about their grandpar- ents. HBO Sat. 3:30 p.m., Fri. 8 p.m. W "Warm Bodies" ››‡ (2013) An unusual romance unfolds after a zombie saves a young woman's life. SYFY Sat. 11 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m. "Watch the Birdie" ››‡ (1951) A pho- tographer gets into a variety of mishaps. TCM Mon. 5:30 p.m. "What to Expect When You're Expecting" ›› (2012) Impending par- enthood turns five couples' lives upside down. E! Sat. 4 p.m. "When Were You Born?" ›› (1938) A Chinese astrologer helps police track down a murderer. TCM Fri. 6 p.m. "White House Down" ›› (2013) Paramilitary soldiers take over the White House. FX Wed. 8 p.m., Wed. 11 p.m. "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" ›››› (1988) Live action/animated. 1940s private eye helps rabbit beat bum rap. VH1 Wed. 11 p.m. "Why Did I Get Married Too?" ››‡ (2010) Four couples struggle with the challenges of married life. BET Mon. 7 p.m., Tue. 3 p.m. "The Wind and the Lion" ››› (1975) An American family is kidnapped by a Moroccan leader. TCM Sat. 2 p.m. "World War Z" ››› (2013) A zombie pandemic threatens to destroy humani- ty. FX Sat. 10 p.m., Sun. 5:30 p.m. "The Wraith" ››‡ (1986) Mysterious turbo driver drag-races hot rodder in desert. TMC Tue. 2:35 p.m. "Wreck-It Ralph" ›››‡ (2012) Animat- ed. An arcade-game "bad guy" wants to be a hero. DISN Sat. 9 p.m. Y "The Yearling" ›››› (1946) A lonely boy becomes attached to an orphaned fawn. TCM Thu. 10 p.m. "The Yellow Cab Man" ››‡ (1950) Crooks want cabby's formula for elastic glass. TCM Mon. 4 p.m. "The Young Americans" ››‡ (1993) A drug dealer's street punks turn London into a war zone. TMC Tue. 4:10 p.m. S "St. Vincent" ››› (2014) A bawdy misanthrope mentors his young neigh- bor. TMC Fri. 8 p.m. "Salt" ››› (2010) Accused of being a counterspy, a CIA agent goes on the run. SYFY Thu. 10 p.m. "The Salvation" ››› (2014) A peace- ful settler has to hunt down a notorious outlaw gang alone. TMC Sun. 2:15 p.m. "Satellite in the Sky" ››‡ (1956) A bomb dooms the first space satellite manned by a selfless crew. TCM Wed. 2:15 p.m. "Saving Private Ryan" ›››› (1998) U.S. troops look for a missing comrade during World War II. AMC Mon. 8 p.m. "Saw" ››‡ (2004) A doctor must kill his cellmate or his family will die. TMC Sat. 9 p.m. "Saw II" ›› (2005) A detective must save his son from a madman's sadistic game. TMC Sat. 10:45 p.m. "Scarface" ››› (1983) A Cuban immi- grant fights to the top of Miami's drug trade. MAX Fri. 3:05 p.m. "Sea of Love" ››› (1989) Police detective falls for lonely-hearts-killer suspect. MAX Sun. 10 p.m. "Secret in Their Eyes" ›› (2015) An FBI agent probes the murder of a col- league's daughter. SHOW Sun. 8 p.m. "The Seven Five" ››› (2014) Corrupt cop Michael Dowd tells his story. TMC Tue. 10:05 p.m. "Shoot 'Em Up" ››‡ (2007) A myste- rious gunman must protect a newborn from assassins. MAX Sun. 3:45 p.m. "Shrek" ›››‡ (2001) Animated. A monster and a donkey make a deal with a mean lord. TBS Sat. 11:30 p.m. "Sisters" ››‡ (2015) Two siblings throw a wild party at their childhood home. HBO Fri. 9:45 p.m. "The Sixth Sense" ››› (1999) A child psychologist counsels a boy who can see dead people. HBO Wed. 5:40 p.m. "Sling Blade" ›››‡ (1996) A mentally impaired man with a violent past be- friends a boy. TMC Mon. 2:05 p.m. "Smokey and the Bandit" ››› (1977) A bootlegger burns rubber to evade a stubborn sheriff. CMT Fri. 8 p.m. "Snitch" ››‡ (2013) A man infiltrates a drug cartel to save his son from prison. SPIKE Sun. 2 p.m. "Snow White and the Huntsman" ››‡ (2012) A huntsman sent to capture Snow White becomes her ally. FX Sat. 5 p.m. "Some Like It Hot" ›››› (1959) Two gangland murder witnesses disguise themselves as women. TCM Mon. 11 p.m. "Soul Men" ›› (2008) Estranged singers reunite for a tribute concert. BET Thu. 7 p.m. "Space Jam" ›› (1996) Live action/ animated. Michael Jordan and Looney Tunes. VH1 Wed. 9 p.m., Thu. 7 p.m. "Spaceballs" ››‡ (1987) Mel Brooks' big-budget sendup of science-fiction movies. ENC Sat. 9 p.m., Sun. 3:50 p.m. "Spy" ››› (2015) An undercover CIA analyst becomes an unlikely secret weapon. HBO Thu. 10:35 p.m. "Step Up" ›› (2006) A troubled guy's dancing attracts the attention of a ballerina. MTV Sun. 8 p.m. "Step Up 3" ›› (2010) Street dancers prepare for a high-stakes showdown. MTV Sun. 10:30 p.m. "Suffragette" ››› (2015) A working mother joins the British suffragette movement. HBO Tue. 2 p.m. "Summer of Sam" ››› (1999) The Son of Sam killings strike fear in a Bronx neighborhood. TMC Sun. 10:05 p.m. "Summer School" ›› (1987) Gym teacher must teach English to misfits. ENC Sun. 7:20 p.m. "Sweet Home Alabama" ›› (2002) A fashion designer demands a divorce from her husband. ENC Sun. 9 p.m. T "Tale of Tales" ››› (2015) Fairy tales about a sea monster, an insect and a womanizer. TMC Mon. 10 p.m. "Tango & Cash" ›› (1989) Two rival cops go after the drug kingpin who framed them. MAX Wed. 11:45 p.m. "Tears of the Sun" ››‡ (2003) Navy SEALs protect Nigerian refugees from ruthless rebels. SHOW Sat. 6 p.m., Wed. 6 p.m. "Ted 2" ›› (2015) Live action/animat- ed. Teddy bear Ted must legally prove his personhood. HBO Wed. 9:30 p.m. "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines" ››› (2003) A cyborg protects John Connor from a superior model. AMC Wed. 11:30 p.m., Thu. 2 p.m. "A Thin Line Between Love and Hate" ›› (1996) A wealthy woman stalks a womanizer who seduced her. BET Fri. 2 p.m. "The Thin Man" ›››› (1934) Nick and Nora Charles solve a mystery with their dog, Asta. TCM Mon. 9:15 p.m. "The Thirteenth Chair" ›› (1937) Medium saves her daughter with seance in colonial India. TCM Fri. 4:30 p.m. "To Be or Not to Be" ›››‡ (1942) Husband-and-wife troupers must act fast to fool Nazis in Poland. TCM Sun. 4 p.m. "Tomorrow" ›››‡ (1972) A circa-1910 Mississippi farmer takes in a pregnant woman. TCM Sat. 6 p.m. "Towelhead" ››‡ (2007) An Ar- ab-American teen goes to live with her strict father. MAX Mon. 11:40 p.m. "Transformers: Age of Extinction" ›› (2014) Optimus Prime and the Auto- bots face fearsome challengers. FX Sun. 8 p.m., Sun. 11:30 p.m. "Tron" ››‡ (1982) Live action/ani- mated. A video-game programmer is trapped in a computerized world. MAX Sat. 6:15 p.m. "True Grit" ›››‡ (2010) A crusty lawman helps a teen avenge her father's death. AMC Mon. 5:30 p.m., Tue. 2:30 p.m. "True Story" ››‡ (2015) An accused killer assumes a journalist's identity. MAX Mon. 4:20 p.m. "28 Days" ›› (2000) A writer is forced to come to terms with her addictions. ENC Wed. 3:20 p.m. "21" ››‡ (2008) Crafty college students beat the odds in Las Vegas. ENC Fri. 4:30 p.m., Fri. 11 p.m. "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1" ›› (2011) Bella and Edward marry. FREE Sat. 7:40 p.m., Sun. 6:40 p.m. "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2" ››‡ (2012) The Cullens gather other vampire clans to protect Renes- mee. FREE Sat. 10:20 p.m., Sun. 9:20 p.m. "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" ››‡ (2010) Bella must choose between Edward and Jacob. FREE Sat. 4:40 p.m., Sun. 3:40 p.m. "Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail" ›› (2009) Madea raises hell behind bars. TBS Sun. 3:30 p.m. "Tyler Perry's Madea's Big Happy Family" ›› (2011) Madea takes charge when her niece receives a distressing diagnosis. TBS Sun. 5:45 p.m. U "U-571" ››‡ (2000) GIs try to steal an encryption device from a German sub. ENC Fri. 2:30 p.m. "Unbreakable" ››‡ (2000) A train- crash survivor discovers an extraordinary talent. HBO Tue. 5:40 p.m. "Uncle Buck" ››‡ (1989) An easygoing relative takes care of three children. FREE Tue. 6:30 p.m., Wed. 4:30 p.m. "Underworld: Awakening" ›› (2012) Humans wage war on vampires and lycans. FX Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 3:30 p.m. "Untraceable" ››‡ (2008) A killer posts live feeds of his crimes on the Internet. ENC Mon. 10:55 p.m. "Cake" (2014): Aniston is highly effective in a dramatic turn as a troubled woman curious about the suicide of a fellow support-group member (Anna Kendrick). "Horrible Bosses" (2011): Just about the best element of the movie, Aniston is riotous as one of said bosses, a cougar preying upon an employee. "Marley & Me" (2008): Aniston is as sympathetic and accessible as she's ever been, as the matriarch of a family greatly impacted by its pet dog. "The Break-Up" (2006): A brittle Aniston wages battle against Vince Vaughn in a dark comedy about a couple's not-too- happy ending. "Rumor Has It ... " (2005): Aniston amuses in this spin on "The Graduate," purporting her character's mother and grandmother inspired that tale. "Along Came Polly" (2004): In not such a far cry from her portrayal of Rachel on television's "Friends," Aniston plays a free spirit who re-enters a newlywed's (Ben Stiller) life. "Bruce Almighty" (2003): An engaging Aniston plays the neglected girlfriend of a television reporter (Jim Carrey) who inherits the powers of the deity. "The Good Girl" (2002): Aniston rises to the occasion in this Mike White-written comedy-drama about a bored wife who has an affair with a younger co-worker (Jake Gyllenhaal). "The Object of My Affection" (1998): Aniston is highly enjoyable as a pregnant woman whose gay friend (Paul Rudd) may be about to play a much bigger role in her life. "Picture Perfect" (1997): Aniston provides fun as an ad woman trying to advance her career by pretending she has a fiance (Jay Mohr). JENNIFER ANISTON'S T O P 1 0 M O V I E S BY JAY BOBBIN

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