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The Best '90s Lifetime Movies 

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Updated November 3, 2019 10.6k votes 3.1k voters 177.5k views 38 items

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
No One Would Tell Fred Savage, Candace Cameron-Bure, Michelle Phillips

Released: 1996

Directed by: Noel Nosseck

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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She Fought Alone is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
She Fought Alone Tiffani Thiessen, Brian Austin Green, Isabella Hofmann

Released: 1995

Directed by: Christopher Leitch

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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A Friend to Die For is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Tori Spelling, Christa Miller, Valerie Harper

Released: 1994

Directed by: William A. Graham

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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15 and Pregnant is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
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A Secret Between Friends... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
A Secret Between Friends
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The Stranger Beside Me ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Alyson Hannigan, Tiffani Thiessen, Gerald McRaney

Released: 1995

Directed by: Sandor Stern

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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Bastard out of Carolina ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Christina Ricci, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Laura Dern

Released: 1996

Directed by: Anjelica Huston

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. In 1997 the ...more

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She Cried No is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Candace Cameron-Bure, Nikki Cox, Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Released: 1996

Directed by: Bethany Rooney

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 Seducti... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
The Babysitter Seduction Keri Russell, Phylicia Rashād

Released: 1996

Directed by: David Burton Morris

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Lying Eyes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Lying Eyes Jamie Rose, Allison Smith, Vincent Irizarry

Released: 1996

Directed by: Marina Sargenti

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... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Tori Spelling, Ivan Sergei

Released: 1996

Directed by: Jorge Montesi

Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? is a 1996 television film starring Tori Spelling and Ivan Sergei.
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Dying to Belong is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Hilary Swank, Sarah Chalke, Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Released: 1997

Directed by: William A. Graham

Dying to Belong is a 1997 American television film directed by William A. Graham.
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For the Love of Nancy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
For the Love of Nancy Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Tracey Gold, Jill Clayburgh

Released: 1994

Directed by: Paul Schneider

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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Friends 'Til the End is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Shannen Doherty, Shanna Moakler, Jennifer Blanc

Released: 1997

Directed by: Jack Bender

Friends 'Til the End is a 1997 television film directed by Jack Bender.
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Love, Lies, and Murder ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Love, Lies, and Murder
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Unwed Father is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Egle BD added Emmanuelle Chriqui, Brian Austin Green, Nicholle Tom

Released: 1997

Directed by: Michael Switzer

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For My Daughter's Honor ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Egle BD added For My Daughter's Honor Alyson Hannigan, Sara Rue, Mary Kay Place

Released: 1996

Directed by: Alan Metzger

For My Daughter's Honor, also released as Indecent Seduction, is a 1996 American television film directed by Alan Metzger.
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Fab Five: The Texas Chee... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
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Released: 2008

Directed by: Tom McLoughlin

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Co-ed Call Girl is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Co-Ed Call Girl Tori Spelling, Barry Watson

Released: 1996

Directed by: Michael Ray Rhodes

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Poison Ivy: The Secret S... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Catherine Hicks, Crystal Lowe, Agam Darshi

Released: 2008

Directed by: Jason Hreno

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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She Woke Up Pregnant is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
She Woke Up Pregnant Lynda Carter

Released: 1996

Directed by: James A. Contner

She Woke Up Pregnant is a 1996 television film directed by James A. Contner.
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Crowned and Dangerous is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Yasmine Bleeth, Scott Foley, Gates McFadden

Released: 1997

Directed by: Christopher Leitch

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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Too Young to Die? is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Brad Pitt, Juliette Lewis, Michael O'Keefe

Released: 1990

Directed by: Robert Markowitz

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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Our Guys: Outrage at Gle... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Our Guys: Outrage in Glen Ridge Ally Sheedy, Eric Stoltz, Heather Matarazzo

Released: 1999

Directed by: Guy Ferland

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 ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
Alyssa Milano, Jack Scalia, Leo Rossi

Released: 1993

Directed by: John Herzfeld

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