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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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 made an effort to get in touch with the real Caril Ann Fugate in order to make her role more authentic. Fugate, who was living in quite anonymity in Lansing, Michigan at the time, rejected Balk's invitation and stated that she wanted nothing to do with production. See more »

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Version of Badlands (1973) 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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