ABC Sunday Night Movie was a TV staple from 1962 to 2004
The program presented theatrical feature films airing on TV for the first time, often edited for time.
It provided viewers with the opportunity to watch a wide variety of movies from different genres.
The exact movie lineup varied from week to week, so viewers could expect to see a mix of new releases, beloved classics, and occasional made-for-television movies.
The advent of such cable television networks as HBO, Cinemax along with VCRs led to the decline of theatrical films regularly airing