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In Retro is HDNet Movies' showcase for memorable classic movies from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s.

The Odd Couple

The Odd Couple

Rating: G
Year: 1968
Cast: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, John Fiedler
Director: Gene Saks
Synopsis: Hilarious escapades unfold when two men with opposite personalities decide to move in together and are unwilling to accept each other's differences.
Run Time: 1:45

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Sun, Aug 24th - 4:35 PM ET
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Mon, Aug 25th - 2:30 AM ET
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Bye, Bye Birdie

Bye, Bye Birdie

Rating: G
Year: 1963
Cast: Janet Leigh, Dick Van Dyke, Ann-Margret
Director: George Sidney
Synopsis: A film adaptation of the Broadway musical stars Dick Van Dyke as Albert Peterson, a chemist that believes the answer to his troubles can be found in helping a local musician get onto the Ed Sullivan show.
Run Time: 1:51

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Sun, Aug 24th - 6:30 PM ET
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Sun, Aug 24th - 10:30 PM ET
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American Graffiti

American Graffiti

Rating: PG
Year: 1973
Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Harrison Ford
Director: George Lucas
Synopsis: A group of recent high school grads spend one final summer night together, cruising the strip before they leave for college.
Run Time: 1:52

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Sun, Aug 24th - 8:30 PM ET
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Mon, Aug 25th - 12:30 AM ET
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Flash Gordon

Flash Gordon

Rating: PG
Year: 1980
Cast: Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Max von Sydow
Director: Mike Hodges
Synopsis: Based on the 1930s comic strip about an abducted football legend forced to fight the evil tyrant Ming, who sees Earth as a threat to his Empire's supremacy and sets forth a plan to destroy it.
Run Time: 1:51

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Sun, Aug 31st - 7:15 PM ET
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Mon, Sep 1st - 1:30 AM ET
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12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men

Rating: TV-G
Year: 1957
Cast: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Ed Begley
Director: Sidney Lumet
Synopsis: An open and shut case of murder soon becomes much more when the jury adjourns and has to face each other's predjudices and preconceptions about the trial and the accused.
Run Time: 1:36

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Sun, Sep 7th - 4:30 PM ET
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Sun, Sep 28th - 6:30 PM ET
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Sun, Sep 28th - 10:15 PM ET
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The Conversation

The Conversation

Rating: PG
Year: 1974
Cast: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Synopsis: An obsessive surveillance expert mistakenly accepts a job with a powerful businessman and ultimately becomes involved in a murder plot.
Run Time: 1:53

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Sun, Sep 7th - 6:10 PM ET
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Sun, Sep 7th - 10:20 PM ET
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Sun, Sep 21st - 4:15 PM ET
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Serpico

Serpico

Rating: R
Year: 1973
Cast: Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe
Director: Sidney Lumet
Synopsis: Based on the true-life account of Frank Serpico, an undercover straight-edge New York cop whose safety was compromised when he exposed police department corruption.
Run Time: 2:10

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Sun, Sep 7th - 8:05 PM ET
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Mon, Sep 8th - 12:15 AM ET
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Escape from Alcatraz

Escape from Alcatraz

Rating: PG
Year: 1979
Cast: Clint Eastwood, Patrick McGoohan, Roberts Blossom
Director: Don Siegel
Synopsis: Frank Morris leads the first and only jail break in the history of the notorious Alcatraz Prison. Based on a true story.
Run Time: 1:51
Language: english

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Mon, Sep 8th - 2:30 AM ET
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Sun, Sep 28th - 8:15 PM ET
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Mon, Sep 29th - 12:00 AM ET
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Hondo

Hondo

Rating: TV-PG
Year: 1953
Cast: John Wayne, Geraldine Page, Ward Bond
Director: John Farrow
Synopsis: John Wayne stars as Hondo Lane, a cavalry rider with a moral dilemma, when a woman living on Apache land asks him to stand in for her husband-a man Hondo killed.
Run Time: 1:23

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Sun, Sep 14th - 4:30 PM ET
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Rio Grande

Rio Grande

Rating: TV-G
Year: 1950
Cast: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Ben Johnson
Director: John Ford
Synopsis: The final film of John Ford's "cavalry trilogy" focuses on an army Lieutenant who tries to fix his long broken family while embroiled in a conflict with an Apache tribe.
Run Time: 1:45

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Sun, Sep 14th - 6:00 PM ET
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