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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3 May 1993 (USA)  »

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Starkweather: Murder in the Heartland  »

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Renée Zellweger's first film. See more »

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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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