2019 The Best Lifetime Original Movies of 2019  

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This list of Lifetime movies for 2019 lets you know what to look forward to and what you might have missed. From true crime, and compelling tales of heartache to the lighter side of drama and romance. Lifetime even shows lighthearted Christmas stories.

Lifetime often acquires first U.S. rights for films, but that's nothing on the number of new Lifetime movies that are produced exclusively for the channel every year. Many Lifetime movies are also inspired by or based on true events, like Love You To Death.  If you're looking for classic Lifetime thrillers, Death of A Cheerleader is a remake of the 1994 film of the same name and even features Kellie Martin from the original film.

What is going to be the best Lifetime Movie in 2019? Vote up the good Lifetime films you can't wait to watch or watch again.

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Love You to Death is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Lifetime Original Movies of 2019
Love You to Death Marcia Gay Harden, Emily Skeggs, Tate Donovan

Inspired by a true story, a shocking tale of a mother and daughter who are nothing like they seem. Camile (Marcia Gay Harden) and Esme (Emily Skeggs) are well-known in their community – Esme as the sickly, child-like wheelchair-bound daughter, and Camile as the perfect caretaker and mother. They seem a perfect pair until Camile is found slain in her home, and Esme has vanished.

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Escaping the Madhouse: The Nel... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Lifetime Original Movies of 2019
Escaping the Madhouse: The Nellie Bly Story Christina Ricci, Judith Light, Josh Bowman

On a mission to expose the deplorable conditions and mistreatment of patients at the notorious Women’s Lunatic Asylum, investigative reporter Nellie Bly (Christina Ricci) feigns mental illness in order to be institutionalized to report from the inside.

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Death of a Cheerleader is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Lifetime Original Movies of 2019
Death of a Cheerleader Aubrey Peeples, Sarah Dugdale

In a remake of the 1994 cult-classic, is inspired by Randall Sullivan’s Rolling Stone article of the same name about the real-life slaying of a popular, affluent and beautiful Northern California high school cheerleader at the hand of a classmate.

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Suburban Swingers Club is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Lifetime Original Movies of 2019
Suburban Swingers Club Dana Davis, Jesse Ruda, Nawal Bengholam

A young married couple makes a huge mistake by agreeing to participate in a secret swingers' party in their suburban neighborhood, and soon both of them are being targeted by a jealous and homicidal neighbor.

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A Bride's Revenge is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Lifetime Original Movies of 2019
A Bride's Revenge Katie Leclerc, Jeff Schine, Hannah Barefoot

As Miya (Katie Leclerc) and her fiancé plan their dream wedding they are stalked by an eerie and dangerous veiled bride who is determined that Miya will never walk down the aisle.

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Best Friend's Betrayal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Lifetime Original Movies of 2019
Best Friend's Betrayal Clare Kramer, Mia Topalian, David Fumero

Best friends Katie (Vanessa Walsh) and Jess (Mary Grill) are inseparable and have always had each other's backs. When Jess begins a new serious relationship, Katie is unsure of the new perfect man and famous crime writer, Nick (Jaime M. Callica). She wants to support her friend's newfound happiness but is fiercely protective. Katie's obsession with Jess soon proves deadly and it is up to the recently vilified Nick to expose the bestie before it is too late.

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I Am Somebody's Child: The Reg... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Lifetime Original Movies of 2019
I Am Somebody's Child: The Regina Louise Story Ginnifer Goodwin, Angela Fairley, Kim Hawthorne

Based on author and motivational speaker Regina Louise's personal experience navigating the broken system, the film tells the journey of a young African American girl (Angela Fairley) who navigated over 30 foster homes and psychiatric facilities before age 18, and the one woman, Jeanne (Ginnifer Goodwin), who believed in her.

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Victoria Gotti: My Father’s Da... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Lifetime Original Movies of 2019
Victoria Gotti: My Father’s Daughter Chelsea Frei, Maurice Benard

Executive produced by Victoria Gotti herself, the movie takes us deep into the world of what it was really like to grow up as the daughter of mob boss John Gotti, revealing the glamour, glitz and unique hardships of her world.

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V.C. Andrews' Heaven is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Lifetime Original Movies of 2019
V.C. Andrews' Heaven Annalise Basso, Chris McNally, Julie Benz

Of all the poor people living in the foothills of the mountains of West Virginia, the Casteel’s were considered the lowest. Yet, the eldest daughter, Heaven Leigh Casteel (Annalise Basso), was still the prettiest and smartest girl in the backwoods, despite her ragged clothes. Heaven encouraged her four younger siblings to cling to their pride and hope for a day that they’d escape their poverty. But when Heaven’s stepmother Sarah runs away, Heaven’s greedy, selfish father Luke (Martin) develops a scheme to make money…sell his children off one by one.

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Mommy's Little Princess is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Lifetime Original Movies of 2019
Mommy's Little Princess Alicia Leigh Willis, Sarah Abbott, Kelly Whyte

After a tough eight years living with her drug addicted mother, ten-year-old Lizzy (Sarah Abbott) is adopted by amazing career woman Juliana (Alicia Leigh Willis) and her boyfriend Greg (Jeff Teravainen). Hoping to help Lizzy learn more about who she is (she never knew her father), Julianna buys Lizzy an online genetics test and they discover that Lizzy is related to a royal German family. Finally feeling truly special for the first time, Lizzy begins to change from the sweet girl Julianna adopted to an entitled, angry child.

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Nightmare Tennant is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Lifetime Original Movies of 2019
Nightmare Tennant Lauralee Bell, Virginia Tucker

After her daughter Lacey goes off to a prestigious university, Carol (Lauralee Bell) finds herself with an empty nest and decides to rent out her room.  When Nikki (Virginia Tucker), a local college student answers the ad, it feels like a perfect fit. But Nikki was her daughter’s high school rival, and has come to avenge the future she feels has been stolen from her.  

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Mommy Group Murder is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Lifetime Original Movies of 2019
Mommy Group Murder Leah Pipes, Helena Mattson, Ryan Carnes

A new mom (Leah Pipes) joins a local mommy group to help her deal with the stress that motherhood is putting on her and her marriage. But she soon learns that membership comes at a price. When a member's husband turns up dead, our new mom is convinced that one of the other moms is responsible. Now she must discover the truth before something happens to her or her family.

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Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Lifetime Original Movies of 2019
Harry & Meghan: Becoming Royal Tiffany Smith, Charlie Field, Bruce Blain

This sequel to Harry & Megan: A Royal Romance continues the love story of newlyweds Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle (Parisa Fitz-Henley) and Prince Harry (Murray Fraser), pulling back the curtain to reveal the untold joys and challenges of life inside the royal family during their pivotal first year of marriage.