Murder in the Heartland (1993)

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A wanna-be tough guy and his 14-year-old girlfriend go on a murder spree.

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A wanna-be tough guy and his 14-year-old girlfriend go on a murder spree.

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Starkweather: Murder in the Heartland  »

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A remake of a classic
4 November 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie does a fair job of re-telling the Charles Starkweather story but falls short of the original picture starring Martin Sheen. The story itself is quite different and I have to believe the latter is a little bit more accurate. Excellent acting by Tim Roth and Fairuza Balk's courtroom scenes were quite good. Overall a fair movie.


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