“Shanghai Noon” 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., AMC (2000)
Jackie Chan is an 1881 palace guard who leave China for Nevada, where he joins forces with a shady train robber (Owen Wilson) to rescue a kidnapped princess (Lucy Liu).
“A Thousand Words” 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., HBO (2012)
Eddie Murphy stars as a high-powered literary agent who learns he has only 1,000 words left to speak before dying due to a curse placed on him by a disgruntled spiritual guru who he cheated.
“Last Hours in Suburbia” 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Lifetime (2012)
A teen tries to prove she is innocent of causing a car accident that killed her best friend.
“Gilda” 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. TCM (1946)
Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, can you ask for a better cast? This film-noir romance is about the sinister boss of a South American casino who finds his right-hand man and his new wife already know each other — maybe a little too well? Cue film-noir music.
“Camel Spiders” 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., Syfy (2011)
We know, we know. Real high-brow cinema we’re touting here. But, hey, sometimes you just need a cheesy bug movie. This one is about deadly spiders from the Middle East that get transported to the southwest United States, where they boldly seek human prey. Every arachnophob’s worst nightmare.
— Laura King
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