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Murder in the Heartland 

A wanna-be tough guy and his 14-year-old girlfriend go on a murder spree.
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1993  
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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Don Bloomfield ...
 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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 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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Starkweather: Murder in the Heartland  »

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Fairuza Balk was 18 when she played 14 year old Caril Ann Fugate. See more »

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Excellent movie!!!

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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