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The Best Lifetime Movies Ever Made

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Updated April 2, 2020 1.3k votes 313 voters 1.6M views 563 items

Lifetime movies list, including all Lifetime Original movies and LMN films. What are the best Lifetime Movies? Every Lifetime Network movie produced or distributed since the Lifetime Network debuted in America. Lifetime movies listed below include cast members and other information.

Including Flowers in the Attic, She's Too Young, Liz & Dick, and more, including Christmas movies- this list of Lifetime movies has it all. 

The Lifetime channel movies are typically targeted at women - Lifetime original movies are made-for-TV staples. You can make your version of the best Lifetime movies (or the worst Lifetime movies) from this full list of movies on Lifetime. A lot of these movies will make you cry.

When you're done looking through this list, check out what shows and new original movies will be on Lifetime.

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Alexa Vega, Lisa Vidal, Elizabeth Rice

Released: 2005

Directed by: Tom McLoughlin

Odd Girl Out is a 2005 drama telefilm starring Alexa Vega, Lisa Vidal, Elizabeth Rice, Alicia Morton, Leah Pipes, Shari Dyon Perry, Joey Nappo, and Chad Faget. First aired April 4, 2005 on ...more
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Marcia Gay Harden, Alexis Dziena, Megan Park

Released: 2004

Directed by: Tom McLoughlin, Richard Kletter

She's Too Young is an American made-for-TV movie released in 2004, starring Marcia Gay Harden as the mother of a 14 year old daughter who is involved in sexual acts hidden from her parents. The ...more
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No One Would Tell
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Kristen Bell, Anne Heche, Diane Ladd

Released: 2004

Directed by: Peter Werner

Gracie's Choice is a 2004 television movie that premiered on Lifetime, written by Joyce Eliason and directed by Peter Werner, and starring Kristen Bell, Anne Heche, Diane Ladd, and Kristin

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Delta Burke, Ryan Merriman, Vyto Ruginis

Released: 2001

Directed by: Graeme Campbell

Dangerous Child is a 2001 made-for-TV movie starring Delta Burke and Ryan Merriman. Merriman won a Young Artist Award for "Best Performance in a TV Movie or Special - Leading Young ...more
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An Unexpected Love is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Lifetime Movies Ever Made
An Unexpected Love Wendy Crewson, Leslie Hope, D. W. Moffett

Released: 2003

Directed by: Lee Rose

An unhappily married housewife and mother of two children (Leslie Hope) seperates from her husband and gets a new job where she developes a mutual attraction to her female boss (Wendy Crewson).
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Lisa Edelstein, Sarah Carter, Marla Sokoloff

Released: 2003

Directed by: Bobby Roth

A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster is an American made-for-TV movie which first aired in 2003, based on a true story about criminal Andrew Luster.
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Ashley Benson, Tatum O'Neal, Jenna Dewan

Released: 2008

Directed by: Tom McLoughlin

Fab Five: The Texas Cheerleader Scandal is a film directed by Tom McLoughlin released on Aug 2, 2008.
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Elizabeth Berkley, Corey Sevier, Sarah Smyth

Released: 2003

Directed by: Peter Svatek

Student Seduction is a 2003 made-for-television movie produced by Lions Gate Entertainment's Lionsgate Television and starring Elizabeth Berkley, Corey Sevier and Rick Roberts. Filmed in ...more
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Jenna Elfman, Lisa Edelstein, Alan Thicke

Released: 1988

Directed by: John Badham, Robin Spry

Obsessed is a 2002 TV film directed by John Badham.
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Kirsten Dunst, Katee Sackhoff, Park Overall

Released: 1998

Directed by: Sam Pillsbury

Fifteen and Pregnant is a 1998 American made-for-television drama starring Kirsten Dunst, Park Overall and David Andrews. Based on a true story, Dunst portrays a 15-year-old pregnant girl.

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Paul Dano, Kathy Baker, Bruce Davison

Released: 2002

Directed by: Éva Gárdos

Too Young To Be A Dad is a Canadian-American made-for-television movie about teen pregnancy that aired in May 2002 on Lifetime.
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Ellen Page, Thora Birch, Kelly Lynch

Released: 2003

Directed by: Peter Levin

Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story is an American TV film directed by Peter Levin. It was first released on April 7, 2003 in the United States. This movie is adapted from Liz Murray's ...more
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Nicole Gale Anderson, Janet Montgomery, Cynthia Gibb

Released: 2009

Directed by: Doug Campbell

Accused at 17 is a 2010 American television crime drama film directed by Doug Campbell and written by Ken Sanders and Christine Conradt. It stars Nicole Gale Anderson, Cynthia Gibb, Janet ...more
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Hayden Panettiere, Natasha Henstridge, Joely Richardson

Released: 2005

Directed by: Christian Duguay

Lies My Mother Told Me is a 2005 Canadian television movie that aired on Lifetime in the United States. Christian Duguay directed a cast that included Joely Richardson as Laren, Hayden ...more
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Cheryl Ladd

Released: 2002

Directed by: Waris Hussein

Her Best Friend's Husband is a 2002 drama film directed by Waris Hussein.
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Jason Beghe, Park Overall, Craig Eldridge

Released: 2000

Directed by: Artie Mandelberg

When Andrew Came Home or Taming Andrew is a 2000 American drama television film, based on a true story and directed by Artie Mandelberg.
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The Staircase Murders Kevin Pollak, Samaire Armstrong, Treat Williams

Released: 2007

Directed by: Tom McLoughlin

The Staircase Murders is a 2007 Lifetime Television movie, directed by Tom McLoughlin and starring Treat Williams, Samaire Armstrong, and Kevin Pollack. It tells the story of Michael Peterson, ...more
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My Neighbor's Secret Nicholas Brendon, Chandra West, Dakota Goyo

Released: 2009

Directed by: Leslie Hope

My Neighbor's Secret is a 2009 television film. Brent is a grieving husband who targets the family of his neighbor, whom he blames for ruining his marriage. The story centers around Brent's ...more
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Amy Madigan, Kenneth Welsh, Jennifer Hetrick

Released: 1994

Directed by: David Hugh Jones

And Then There Was One is a 1994 drama film directed by David Hugh Jones and written by Rama Laurie Stagner.
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Lisa Rinna, Kevin Zegers, Harry Hamlin

Released: 2001

Directed by: Douglas Barr

Sex, Lies & Obsession is a 2001 drama film written by Patricia Resnick and directed by Douglas Barr.
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Dana Delany, Hart Bochner, Bruce Ramsay

Released: 2004

Directed by: Peter Svatek

Baby for Sale is a 2004 television film that was premiered on the Lifetime Network on 12 July 2004. It stars Dana Delany and was directed by Peter Svatek. The filming took place in ...more

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Lisa Rinna, Gail O'Grady, Charlotte Rae

Released: 2000

Directed by: Noel Nosseck

Another Woman's Husband is a 2000 television movie starring Gail O'Grady, Lisa Rinna, Dale Midkiff, Sally Kirkland, Charlotte Rae, Bob Larkin, Amzie Strickland and Carroll Baker. It was directed ...more
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Sex & The Single Mom
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The Bad Seed