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The Best Lifetime Original Movies of 2020

Updated January 12, 2021 2.1k votes 492 voters 43.3k views88 items

List RulesVote up the best movies on the Lifetime Original in 2020.

UPDATED: Check out The Best Lifetime Original Movies of 2021!

This list of Lifetime movies for 2020 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 often acquires first US 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 Stolen by My Mother: The Kamiyah Mobley Story or I was Lorena Bobitt. If you're looking for Lifetime thrillers with true crime feels, Chris Watts: Confessions of a Killer may be just what you need. Lifetime also is premiering its more straightforward dramas such as Psycho Nurse, Secrets at the Lake, and The Neighbor in the Window.

What is going to be the best Lifetime Movie in 2020? Vote up the good Lifetime films you can't wait to watch or watch again.

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    A young couple Mira (Lyndon Smith) and Todd (Sean Farris) hire a live-in nurse (Abbie Cobb) to be the caregiver for their sick son, only to discover that she is an "angel of death" intent on replacing Mira through any means necessary.
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      Amy Thompson (Lyndsy Fonseca) is a vibrant law student in Charlotte who is attacked and raped by Demetri (Hunter Burke), a friend of a friend she met once. Discovering that she is pregnant from the rape, Amy makes the difficult decision to keep her baby, despite the fact that Demetri continues to stalk and harass her as she waits for the long-delayed trial.

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        In the summer of 1998, Gloria Williams (Niecy Nash), reeling from a recent miscarriage, drove from her home in South Carolina and walked into a Jacksonville, Florida hospital posing as a nurse and took newborn Kamiyah Mobley (Rayven Ferrell) out of her mother Shanara Mobley’s (Ta’Rhonda Jones) arms. Inspired by a true story.

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          When Chris Watts (Sean Kleier) tearfully pleaded to television cameras for the safe return of his missing pregnant wife Shanann (Ashley Williams) and their two young daughters, dark secrets loomed just beneath the surface. As the story spread, hearts went out to the distraught father and husband, who appeared to lead a charmed life. But days later, after failing a lie detector test, Chris confesses.

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