A wanna-be tough guy and his 14-year-old girlfriend go on a murder spree.
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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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 Elmer Scheele (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Gus Meyer (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Marion Bartlett (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Jonette Fox (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Governor Anderson (2 episodes, 1993)
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 C. Lauer Ward (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Clara Ward (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Robert Jensen (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Carol King (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Bobby Colvert (2 episodes, 1993)
John Hussey ...
 Mr. Jensen (1993) (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Deputy Sheriff Bill Romer (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Merle Karnopp (2 episodes, 1993)
Mark Walters ...
 Chief Robert Ainslie (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Velda Bartlett (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Clem Gaughan (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Judge Brooks (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Earl Heflin (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Hazel Heflin (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Caril Ann Fugate (2 episodes, 1993)
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 John McArthur (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Pansy Street (2 episodes, 1993)
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 Charles Starkweather (2 episodes, 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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Excellent movie!!!
27 May 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I remember watching this when it originally aired and taping it because I'm a big Fairuza Balk fan. I just wish it was available on DVD. Everyone involved does a great job. Especially Tim Roth and Fairuza Balk. It made me want to read more about the real story behind the movie. Look for a young Renee Zellweger as Caril Fugate's older sister. I actually like this better than Badlands. Certainly worth watching! They definitely don't make mini-series like this any more. Very gritty!! I wish Fairuza Balk would do more films! There's another Starkweather movie coming out sometime soon, but I doubt it will be as well done. Someone please get this released on DVD!


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