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The Best Lifetime Original Movies of 2018

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Lifetime movies are known for their ability to weave compelling tales of heartache, treachery, and crime. They also visit the lighter side of drama and romance, even offering cheerful Christmas stories. This list of Lifetime movies for 2018 lets you know what to look forward to and what you might have missed.

Lifetime produces more new movies every year, many based on true stories or inspired by true events, such as Do Unto Others and Terror In The Woods.  If you're looking for classic Lifetime thrillers, No One Would Tell is a remake of the 1996 film of the same name, based on a terrifying true story.

Not limiting themselves to dramatic films full of tension and horror, Lifetime also released Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance in 2018. Even though it is inspired by true events, it takes a happier path than many of their films. The cheer continues as the year goes on - Lifetime's Christmas movies for 2018 include several romantic comedies, such as Santa's Boots and A Very Nutty Christmas.

What is going to be the best Lifetime movie in 2018? Vote up the good Lifetime films you can't wait to watch or watch again. Then check out the Lifetime movies for 2019.

  • Terror In The Woods1

    Terror In The Woods

    Michael Berthold, Lindsey Blackwell

    Inspired by true events. The story of two twelve-year-old girls who attack their friend as a sacrifice to an internet legend, the Suzerain.

  • Stalked by My Doctor: Patient's Revenge2

    Stalked by My Doctor: Patient's Revenge

    Eric Roberts, Anna Marie Dobbins

    After being found not guilty for his crimes, Dr. Albert Beck takes a teaching job at a university, where his blossoming relationship with a student is threatened when one of his previous victims begins a campaign of terror against him.

  • No One Would Tell3

    No One Would Tell

    Shannen Doherty, Mira Sorvino

    Based on a true story and a remake of the 1996 film of the same name.  A shy high school student's seemingly perfect relationship with a popular jock quickly turns abusive and dangerous.

  • A Night to Regret4

    A Night to Regret

    Marguerite Moreau, Mollee Gray

    When Chelsea meets up with her estranged childhood best friend, Milla, she's unprepared for the events that follow. Milla, who is now a webcam girl briefly catches Chelsea on camera during one of her shows. Unbeknownst to her, Chelsea has now been exposed to a watcher who becomes obsessed and will stop at nothing to have her to himself.

  • The Wrong Daughter5

    The Wrong Daughter

    April Bowlby, Sydney Sweeney

    Kate (Cindy Busby) and Joe (Jon Prescott) have longed to be parents - when Danica (Sierra Pond), a child Kate gave up 17 years ago, appears on Facebook. Danica comes to live with them, but she's not their real child. She's an impostor.

  • Killer Single Dad6

    Killer Single Dad

    Kaitlyn Black, Cameron Jebo

    An expectant mother befriends a Good Samaritan who saved her life, but is unaware that he is the father of her unborn baby and is "collecting" all of the children he sired as an anonymous sperm donor years before.

  • Party Mom7

    Party Mom

    Krista Allen, Megan Ward

    It's all fun and games until things turn deadly. Shouldn't a 'mom' know better...?

  • The Wrong Son8

    The Wrong Son

    Olivia d'Abo, Tammy Blanchard

    10 years after disappearing, Matt (Mason Dye) mysteriously returns home. Suspicions grow when Matt's brother is injured in a car accident similar to the one that recently slayed their father. Is Matt really the missing son or a deceitful stranger?

  • Bad Stepmother9

    Bad Stepmother

    Sofia Vassilieva, Kristy Swanson

    Following the sudden and mysterious passing of their father, a brother and sister return home to their sprawling New Orleans estate and encounter their unhinged stepmother, who will stop at nothing to gain control of their inheritance.

  • Christmas Around The Corner10

    Christmas Around The Corner

    Alexandra Breckenridge, Jamie Spilchuk

    Claire (Alexandra Breckenridge), a savvy venture capitalist from New York City, escapes to a quaint town in Vermont for the holidays and becomes a guest of the Fortenbury Bookstore.

  • A Friend's Obsession11

    A Friend's Obsession

    Karissa Lee Staples, Brian Ames

    When Megan's (Karissa Lee Staples) fiancé is slain, she moves cross country and rebuilds her life with a new boyfriend and a closer relationship with her sister. Once she befriends one of her old colleagues, Lloyd (Drew Seeley), things take a turn for the worst. She realizes he will make her his - no matter the cost.

  • Twin Betrayal12

    Twin Betrayal

    Jen Lilley, Peter Douglas

    When Jessica (Jen Lilley) asks her twin sister Alessandra for help with a blackmailer she gets more than she bargained for.

  • Blood, Sweat, and Lies13

    Blood, Sweat, and Lies

    Hannah Barefoot, Adam Huber

    A recent gym junkie's new personal trainer starts to take their relationship to dangerous levels.

  • Fiancé Killer14

    Fiancé Killer

    Kari Wuhrer, Adam Huss

    Nicole (Kari Wurher) is stunned when her daughter Cameron (Felisha Cooper) returns from a vacation in Mexico engaged to handsome Brent (Adam Huss). But Brent has a secret girlfriend, Lexi (Jean Louise O'Sullivan), and together they're planning to slay Cameron for her money right after her honeymoon.

  • The Bad Seed15

    The Bad Seed

    Mckenna Grace, Rob Lowe

    A remake of the 1956 horror classic. A father (Rob Lowe) is forced to question everything he thought he knew about his daughter when he believes she may have played a role in the tragic end of a classmate at her school.

  • Murdered At 1716

    Murdered At 17

    Susan Walters, Cristine Prosperi

    A young, sexy, and damaged boyfriend tricks a teenage girl into thinking she slayed her best friend.

  • Separated at Birth17

    Separated at Birth

    Paige Turco, Dominique Provost-Chalkley

    Lucy Pierce (Brittany Allen) grew up believing she had a normal childhood with a loving and supportive mother, until she discovers old articles about the "Baby Victoria" disappearance - a high-profile abduction case that occurred when she was born. She is shocked to see that her baby picture is front and center.

  • A Dangerous Date18

    A Dangerous Date

    Jillian Murray, David Chokachi

    Julie (Brianna Joy Chomer) introduces her single father, Peter (David Chokachi), to the world of online dating. When Peter meets Alexis (Jillian Murray), it's love at first sight. But as Julie and Alexis get to know each other, she begins to learn that Alexis might not be what she seems.

  • Nanny Killer19

    Nanny Killer

    Morgan Obenreder, Danielle Bisutti

    Hardworking student Kate (Morgan Obenreder) takes a well paying summer job as a nanny at a winery to offset tuition expenses. Soon she realizes that something is off with the children she cares for.

  • Deadly Inn20

    Deadly Inn

    Angie Patterson, Aria Pullman

    A single mother restores a Victorian home and opens a bed-and-breakfast, but the arrival of a guest with a hidden agenda shatters the peace.

  • Mommy Be Mine21

    Mommy Be Mine

    Arianne Zucker, Ava Locklear

    Starring Heather Locklear's daughter, Ava Locklear, in her first lead role in a feature film, this suspense thriller takes a downward spiral when Lianne (Arianne Zucker) discovers all is not what it seems after the disappearance of her daughter, Summer (Ava Locklear). She discovers her daughter's friend, Cara (Sierra Pond) has a dark past, and even darker intentions as a girl who is desperate for a mother's love - and will stop at nothing and no one to find it.

  • Conrad & Michelle: If Words Could Kill22

    Conrad & Michelle: If Words Could Kill

    Bella Thorne, Austin P. McKenzie

    Based on a true story. The turbulent tragic teen romance of Michelle Carter (Bella Thorne) and Conrad Roy (Austin P. McKenzie) that shocked the nation.

  • Hometown Christmas23

    Hometown Christmas

    Christopher Berry, Donny Boaz

    Back in Louisiana for Christmas, Noelle Collins (Beverly Mitchell) has big plans to resurrect the town's live nativity, a beloved tradition that her late mother used to put on. Things become complicated, however, when Noelle runs into her high school sweetheart, Nick Russell (Stephen Colletti), a rising baseball star also back home due to a recent injury.

  • Twisted24


    Elisabeth Harnois, Morgan Kelly

    Kara (Elisabeth Harnois) has become her boyfriend Tyler's (Morgan Kelly) rock; getting him back on his feet after a turbulent time in his life. They're planning on getting married and everything is perfect until Tyler's ex-girlfriend Isabelle (Kimberly-Sue Murray) returns from rehab and wants to get her life back - starting with Tyler.

  • Poinsettias for Christmas25

    Poinsettias for Christmas

    River Angeli, Rhonda Dent

    It's just weeks before Christmas when Ellie (Bethany Joy Lenz), gets a call to return home to help her father on the family's poinsettia farm. The family business is on the line to deliver tens of thousands of plants for the town's annual parade. The problem is the poinsettias have yet to turn red. As Ellie searches for the solution, she is reminded of where her heart truly lies as she falls in love with her roots and the local botanist.