90s TV The Best '90s Lifetime Movies  

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List Rules Only made for TV movies that aired on the Lifetime Channel during the 1990s.

If you’re looking for drama, suspense, romance, intrigue, mystery, cheating, lying, and pretty much everything else that makes movies entertaining, you’ve come to the right place. On this list of the best ‘90s Lifetime movies, you’ll find a diverse collection of made-for TV movies that will leave you spellbound, and keep you glued to the edge of your seat. What are the best 90s Lifetime movies? Vote up your favorites!


The top 90s Lifetime movies feature a host of stars in the early days of their now-illustrious careers. You’ll see familiar faces like Brad Pitt, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Ann Bancroft, and Sarah Jessica Parker. Notable great Lifetime films on this list include No One Would Tell, For the Love of Nancy, and the salacious The Babysitter Seduction. What do you think is the greatest 90s Lifetime movie? There sure are plenty of great Lifetime movies from the 90s to choose from.


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No One Would Tell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Fred Savage, Candace Cameron-Bure, Michelle Phillips No One Would Tell is a 1996 American teen crime drama television film directed by Noel Nosseck from an original script by Steven Loring. It is based on the true story of Jamie Fuller, a ...more

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A Friend to Die For is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Tori Spelling, Christa Miller, Valerie Harper A Friend to Die For is a 1994 American TV movie directed by William A. Graham. Written by Dan Bronson, the film is based on Randall Sullivan's Rolling Stone magazine article concerning the ...more

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She Fought Alone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Tiffani Thiessen, Brian Austin Green, Isabella Hofmann She Fought Alone is a 1995 American television film directed by Christopher Leitch. The film, which is based on a true story, stars Tiffani-Amber Thiessen and Brian Austin Green, who were both ...more

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The Stranger Beside Me is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Alyson Hannigan, Tiffani Thiessen, Gerald McRaney The Stranger Beside Me is a 1995 American made for television movie that stars Tiffani Amber Thiessen as a young newlywed who suspects her charming husband is not as charming or innocent as he ...more

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15 and Pregnant is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies

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Bastard out of Carolina is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Christina Ricci, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Laura Dern Bastard out of Carolina is a 1996 film made by Showtime Networks, directed by Anjelica Huston. It is based on a novel by Dorothy Allison and adapted for the screen by Anne Meredith. Jena Malone ...more

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Hand That Rocks the Cradle is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Lois Weber, Phillips Smalley, Wedgwood Nowell Hand That Rocks the Cradle is an American silent film released in 1917. It was written, produced and directed by the husband and wife team Phillips Smalley and Lois Weber, who also play the lead ...more

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A Secret Between Friends is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
A Secret Between Friends

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She Cried No is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Candace Cameron-Bure, Nikki Cox, Mark-Paul Gosselaar She Cried No is a 1996 American television drama film directed by Bethany Rooney, which starred Candace Cameron Bure and Mark-Paul Gosselaar, both former pre-teen idols.

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The Babysitter's Seduction is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
The Babysitter Seduction Keri Russell, Phylicia Rashād

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Lying Eyes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Lying Eyes Jamie Rose, Allison Smith, Vincent Irizarry Lying Eyes is a 1996 television film starring Cassidy Rae, Vincent Irizarry, Allison Smith and Jamie Rose. It was directed by Marina Sargenti. The film first aired on the National Broadcasting ...more

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Mother, May I Sleep with Dange... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Tori Spelling, Ivan Sergei Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? is a 1996 television film starring Tori Spelling and Ivan Sergei.

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For the Love of Nancy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Tracey Gold, Jill Clayburgh For the Love of Nancy is a 1994 television film directed by Paul Schneider. The film, based on a true story, deals with anorexia nervosa. Lead actress Tracey Gold was actually recovering from ...more

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Dying to Belong is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Hilary Swank, Sarah Chalke, Mark-Paul Gosselaar Dying to Belong is a 1997 American television film directed by William A. Graham.

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Friends 'Til the End is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Shannen Doherty, Shanna Moakler, Jennifer Blanc Friends 'Til the End is a 1997 television film directed by Jack Bender.

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For My Daughter's Honor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Egle BD added Alyson Hannigan, Sara Rue, Mary Kay Place For My Daughter's Honor, also released as Indecent Seduction, is a 1996 American television film directed by Alan Metzger.

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Love, Lies, and Murder is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Love, Lies, and Murder

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Crowned and Dangerous is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Yasmine Bleeth, Scott Foley, Gates McFadden Crowned and Dangerous was a 1997 made-for-TV movie based on a true story and starred Yasmine Bleeth, Cassidy Rae, George Eads, Jill Clayburgh and Gates McFadden.

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Poison Ivy: The Secret Society is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Catherine Hicks, Crystal Lowe, Agam Darshi Poison Ivy: The Secret Society is a 2008 erotic thriller drama film and the fourth and final installment of the Poison Ivy series, following Poison Ivy, Poison Ivy II: Lily and Poison Ivy: The ...more

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Too Young to Die? is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Brad Pitt, Juliette Lewis, Michael O'Keefe Amanda was forced into prostitution in order to survive and addicted to drugs in order to cope.  She becomes the accessory to the brutal murder of her ex-lover.  The state wants Amanda ...more

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Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleade... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
LifetimeWhit89 added Ashley Benson, Tatum O'Neal, Jenna Dewan Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal is a film directed by Tom McLoughlin released on Aug 2, 2008.

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Unwed Father is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Egle BD added Emmanuelle Chriqui, Brian Austin Green, Nicholle Tom

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Co-ed Call Girl is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Co-Ed Call Girl Tori Spelling, Barry Watson Co-ed Call Girl is a film directed by Michael Ray Rhodes released on Feb 11, 1996.

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She Woke Up Pregnant is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
She Woke Up Pregnant Lynda Carter She Woke Up Pregnant is a 1996 television film directed by James A. Contner.

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Our Guys: Outrage at Glen Ridg... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Our Guys: Outrage in Glen Ridge Ally Sheedy, Eric Stoltz, Heather Matarazzo Our Guys: Outrage at Glen Ridge is a 1999 crime fiction drama TV film written by Paul Brown and directed by Guy Ferland.

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Casualties of Love: The
Alyssa Milano, Jack Scalia, Leo Rossi Casualties of Love: The Long Island Lolita Story was the third made-for-television movie based on the story of Amy Fisher and Joey Buttafuoco, written and directed by John Herzfeld. Alyssa ...more

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I Can Make You Love Me is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Egle BD added Brooke Shields, Richard Thomas, Linda Emond I Can Make You Love Me, also known as Stalking Laura, is an American made-for-television film starring Richard Thomas and Brooke Shields. The film is based on the real-life story of American ...more

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Invisible Child is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Rita Wilson, Victor Garber, Mae Whitman Invisible Child is a 1999 American television drama film starring Rita Wilson as a mother who imagines she has three children when she has only two. Fearing his wife may be institutionalized ...more

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My Stepson My Lover is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
My Stepson My Lover

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Prison of Secrets is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Stephanie Zimbalist, Finola Hughes, Dan Lauria Prison of Secrets is a 1997 American television film directed by Fred Gerber. The film is based on a true story and focuses on a female prison inmate who fights for women's rights while still in

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A Dream is a Wish Your Heart M... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes: The Annette Funicello Story

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Who Is Clark Rockefeller? is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira, Eric McCormack Who Is Clark Rockefeller? is a 2010 American police procedural television film directed by Mikael Salomon and written and co-produced by Edithe Swensen. It stars Eric McCormack as Christian ...more

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Lisa is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Cheryl Ladd, Jeffrey Tambor, Staci Keanan Lisa is an 1990 American thriller/drama film about a teenage girl's infatuation with a stranger that, unbeknownst to her, is a serial killer-stalker. The film was directed and co-written by Gary ...more

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The 4th Floor is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Juliette Lewis, William Hurt, Artie Lange The 4th Floor is a 1999 film, written and directed by Josh Klausner. The film stars Juliette Lewis, William Hurt, Shelley Duvall and Austin Pendleton. The film was released in 1999 in Germany, ...more

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Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Stor... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Sherilyn Fenn, Katherine Helmond, Kevin McCarthy Liz: The Elizabeth Taylor Story is a 1995 biographical TV film directed by Kevin Connor. The film stars Sherilyn Fenn, Katherine Helmond, Nigel Havers, Angus Macfadyen, William McNamara and Ray