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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
No One Would Tell
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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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
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
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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Bastard out of Carolina ... is listed (or ranked) 4 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. In 1997 the ...more

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The Stranger Beside Me ... is listed (or ranked) 5 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) 6 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
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She Cried No is listed (or ranked) 7 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 Seducti... is listed (or ranked) 8 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) 9 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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For the Love of Nancy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
For the Love of Nancy
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) 11 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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A Secret Between Friends... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
A Secret Between Friends
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Unwed Father is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
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Emmanuelle Chriqui, Brian Austin Green, Nicholle Tom
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Mother, May I Sleep with... is listed (or ranked) 14 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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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
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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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Co-ed Call Girl is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Fab Five: The Texas Chee... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
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Ashley Benson, Tatum O'Neal, Jenna Dewan
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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
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) 21 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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Crowned and Dangerous is listed (or ranked) 22 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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She Woke Up Pregnant is listed (or ranked) 23 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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Casualties of Love: The ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
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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Our Guys: Outrage at Gle... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best '90s Lifetime Movies
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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.