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Peter Jackson’s Epic ‘Lord of the Rings’ Movies Are Coming Back to Theaters

Remastered and extended editions of the classic ‘Lord of the Rings’ fantasy film trilogy — ‘The Fellowship of the Ring,’ ‘The Two Towers’ and ‘The Return of the King’ — will be on the big screen for a very limited time.

20 Classic War Films That Continue To Touch Our Hearts & Minds

Sampling of the best wartime movies that continue to thrill, commemorate and inspire.

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TCM to Pay Birthday Tribute to Actress Betty Garrett

Celebrating what would have been Garrett’s 105th birthday the network is showing a marathon on May 23.

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Hitchcock’s Classic ‘North by Northwest’ Is Getting a Limited 65th Anniversary Theatrical Re-Release

Fathom Events is bringing Hitchcock’s classic, Cary Grant/Eva Marie Saint-led 1959 cross-country thriller North by Northwest to the big screen for a special two-day engagement ahead of its 65th anniversary.

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TCM Celebrates Its 30th Anniversary & Original Host Robert Osborne

On April 14, 2024, 30 years to the day since its launch, Turner Classic Movies will air a daylong marathon of movies featuring their original intros from first host Robert Osborne.

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TCM’s Celebrates Marlon Brando as Its April 2024 Star of the Month

Each Monday in April 2024, the classic movie network airs lineups of films starring the legendary actor. It kicks off April 3, on what would have been Brando’s 100th birthday.

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TCM Celebrates MGM’s 100th Anniversary in April 2024

The legendary Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio was founded a century ago, on April 17, 1924. Turner Classic Movies is celebrating each Monday in April 2024 with daylong lineups of legendary MGM films from across the various decades of its existence.

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Celebrating 50 Years of ‘Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla’

The 1974 Toho production introduced not only one of Godzilla’s greatest foes — his robotic double, Mechagodzilla — but also one of his cutest (and briefest) allies, the lion- and dog-like god kaiju King Caesar.

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A Free Streaming Channel Devoted to Westerns Is Launching on Roku

At launch, Shout! TV’s Wild West TV FAST channel will feature 16 TV Western series, including “Lonesome Dove” and “Bonanza,” along with more than 150 Western movies, like John Ford’s classic “Stagecoach.”

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Remembering ‘Starcrash,’ One of the Best Late ’70s ‘Star Wars’ Ripoffs

Led by Caroline Munro, David Hasselhoff and Christopher Plummer, this low-budget 1979 space opera from Roger Corman’s New World Pictures is delightfully weird and fun.

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Horror Movies at the Oscars

Historically, horror movies may not have gotten a lot of love from the Academy Awards, but there have been notable occasions when entries in this genre have at least been nominated and even had major wins.

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Watch Some Irish-Themed Movie Classics on St. Patrick’s Day 2024

“The Quiet Man,” “The Luck of the Irish,” “Far and Away” and more will help classic movie fans get into the spirit of the holiday.

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5 Early Scene-Stealing Comedy Movie Performances From John Candy

“1941,” “The Blues Brothers,” “Splash” and more supporting roles that helped the legendary John Candy become the comedy icon he remains today.

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Jodie Foster’s Hand/Footprint Ceremony Will Take Place at TCM’s Classic Film Festival

The actress/filmmaker will join the ranks of other Hollywood icons when her handprints and footprints get immortalized in cement at the famed TCL Chinese Theatre (aka Grauman’s Chinese Theatre).

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MeTV’s ‘Collector’s Call’ Returns for Season 5

The popular series that follows host Lisa Whelchel as she visits pop-culture collectors around the country returns with 26 episodes, including its 100th installment in August.

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Did ‘King Kong vs. Godzilla’ Have Two Different Endings?

For a long time, many people believed that the 1962 monster match-up had Godzilla winning in the Japanese version, and Kong in the American one. But was that really the case?

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2024 TCM Classic Film Festival Will Open With 30th Anniversary ‘Pulp Fiction’ Screening

Star John Travolta will be on hand to help celebrate Quentin Tarantino’s classic crime thriller on opening night for the 15th Annual TCM Classic Film Festival in April 2024.

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Day-by-Day Guide to TCM’s 31 Days of Oscar 2024

Check out all of the films, categories and stars featured during the 2024 installment of Turner Classic Movies’ popular 31 Days of Oscar annual programming event.

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When to Watch ABC’s Easter 2024 Broadcast of ‘The Ten Commandments’

ABC will continue its long-running tradition of broadcasting Cecil B. DeMille’s 1956 classic The Ten Commandments just ahead of Easter 2024.

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100-Plus Memorable Movies With Notable Anniversaries in 2024

Among other things, this year marks the 85th anniversary of the remarkable number of classics produced in 1939, like The Wizard of Oz. And there are plenty of other notable film anniversaries in 2024.

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TCM Shares Big Announcements for its 30th Anniversary

So much to be excited about for TCM fans!

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TCM Stomps Into 2024 With a New Year’s Day Godzilla Marathon

Turner Classic Movies is ushering in the King of the Monsters’ 70th year with eight of the first nine movies from the early Godzilla era.

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Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers’ First Onscreen Pairing Happened 90 Years Ago

The iconic dancing duo wowed movie audiences with their moves for the first time in 1933’s ‘Flying Down to Rio,’ in which they were just the fourth- and fifth-billed stars.

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‘Wizard of Oz,’ ‘Gone With the Wind,’ & Other Classics Returning to the Big Screen

Get the full lineup here.

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The Power of ‘The Exorcist’ Compelled Some Audience Members to Faint in 1973

During the original theatrical release of William Friedkin’s classic horror movie, some theatergoers were unprepared for the groundbreakingly shocking experience and had extreme reactions.

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What To Watch This Christmas Weekend

Here’s a curated selection of some of the best episodes and movies airing this weekend to put you in the holiday spirit.

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Turner Classic Movies Has Released Its ‘TCM Remembers 2023’ Video

The nearly five-minute production is another well-produced and comprehensive year-end ‘In Memoriam’ video from Turner Classic Movies, celebrating and bidding farewell to notable creative talents who passed away in 2023.

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‘Superman’ Still Features the Greatest Introduction of a Movie Superhero

Despite the many good Marvel and other DC film titles that have followed in the 45 years since the 1978 Christopher Reeve-led classic kicked off the modern era of superhero movies, nothing beats the hero’s exciting intro here.

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25 Selections Announced for the 2023 National Film Registry

Among the diverse group of films selected for preservation in 2023 by the Library of Congress are Home Alone, The Nightmare Before Christmas, , Dinner at Eight, Love & Basketball, Desperately Seeking Susan and 12 Years a Slave.

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Holiday Horror: Watch 24 Hours of ‘Black Christmas’

About a decade before he directed 1983’s sweet & nostalgic A Christmas Story, Bob Clark helmed another terrific Yuletide-set film of a drastically different nature: the influential 1974 slasher movie Black Christmas. Scream Factory TV is airing it 12 times on Christmas Eve 2023.