Favorite 80/90/00 Oldies Movies

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1. When Husbands Cheat (1998 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 87 min | Drama

After a woman helps prove her brother-in-law is cheating, she begins to work as a private investigator, but when she starts to suspect her husband is having an affair, she has to decide if ... See full summary »

Director: Richard A. Colla | Stars: Patricia Kalember, Tom Irwin, Brenda Vaccaro, Gina Clayton

Votes: 150

2. A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story (1989 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Biography, Drama

Tracy Thurman was married to a man who abused her. But he continues to harass her after she gets a restraining order, and the police do little to help. When he brutally beats her and ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: Nancy McKeon, Dale Midkiff, Graham Jarvis, Yvette Heyden

Votes: 882

3. A Mother's Courage: The Mary Thomas Story (1989 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 87 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

Mary Thomas is a single mother with nine children in a rough Chicago neighborhood. She struggles through poverty, resisting gangsters, violence and drugs while battling an indifferent city ... See full summary »

Director: John Patterson | Stars: Alfre Woodard, A.J. Johnson, Leon, Garland Spencer

Votes: 76

4. Convicted: A Mother's Story (1987 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama

Liz is a mother of two, who loves them. One day her boyfriend asks her to take some money out of her office so that he could borrow it then he will return it to her after a few days so she ... See full summary »

Director: Richard T. Heffron | Stars: Ann Jillian, Gloria Loring, Kiel Martin, Fred Savage

Votes: 42

5. Too Young to Marry (2007)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Connecticut high school students Max Doyle and Jessica Carpenter fall in love and feel making love isn't enough, so they brave everyone's objections and get married. Jess gets accepted at ... See full summary »

Director: Michel Poulette | Stars: Nina Dobrev, Dillon Casey, Polly Draper, Frank Schorpion

Votes: 671

6. Love, Lies and Murder (1991– )

PG-13 | 150 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

When a young housewife is murdered, the cops find her troubled daughter guilty after she confesses to the crime - but was she really the killer?

Stars: Clancy Brown, Sheryl Lee, Moira Kelly, Tom Bower

Votes: 474

7. A Long Way Home (1981 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama

Many years after being abandoned by his parents, Donald sets out in search of his siblings. His biggest challenge is cutting through layers of bureaucratic red tape. He happens upon a ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Markowitz | Stars: Timothy Hutton, Brenda Vaccaro, Rosanna Arquette, Paul Regina

Votes: 243

8. First Love, Fatal Love (1991 TV Movie)


True story about a young woman who learns she has contracted the AIDS virus after an encounter with a fellow student while in College.

Director: Helen Whitney | Stars: Alexandra Auder, Michael Lovell Farris, Kim Frey, Jad Mager

Votes: 17

9. A Strange Love Affair (1985)

92 min | Romance

An American in Holland teaching a film class falls for a young Dutch student/athlete.

Directors: Eric De Kuyper, Paul Verstaten | Stars: Howard Hensel, Lieke Leo, Ben van Os, Ann Petersen

Votes: 21

10. A Promise to Carolyn (1996 TV Movie)

94 min | Crime, Drama

Flashbacks in the early part of this fact-based film set in McKinney, Texas, establishes that three sisters were mistreated by an abusive step-mother. 37 years later, the two remaining ... See full summary »

Director: Jerry London | Stars: Delta Burke, Swoosie Kurtz, Shirley Knight, Grace Zabriskie

Votes: 239

11. Murder on Pleasant Drive (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

The "true story" of John Smith and his disappearing wives, and how the perseverance of the daughter and sister of his second wife Fran finally brought the story together and broke at least a part of the case.

Director: Michael Scott | Stars: Kelli Williams, Amy Madigan, Susan Hogan, Vincent Gale

Votes: 286

12. From Hell (2001)

R | 122 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

54 Metascore

In Victorian Era London, a troubled clairvoyant police detective investigates the murders by Jack The Ripper.

Directors: Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes | Stars: Johnny Depp, Heather Graham, Ian Holm, Robbie Coltrane

Votes: 135,154 | Gross: $31.60M

13. False Arrest (1991 TV Movie)

192 min | Drama

A luxury home, a handsome husband and terrific children. But it all comes crashing down when she is accused of being a mastermind behind a brutal triple-homicide and is arrested and ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Norton | Stars: Donna Mills, Steven Bauer, Lane Smith, James Handy

Votes: 146

14. The Abduction of Kari Swenson (1987 TV Movie)

104 min | Drama, Sport

Olympic biathlete Kari Swenson is abducted by father-and-son mountain men, planning to start their own mountain colony. This based-on-actual-events tele-movie traces her abduction; ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal | Stars: Joe Don Baker, M. Emmet Walsh, Ronny Cox, Michael Bowen

Votes: 120

15. Reviving Ophelia (2010 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 92 min | Drama

The difficulties two sisters face raising their teenage daughters

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Jane Kaczmarek, Rebecca Williams, Nick Thurston, Carleigh Beverly

Votes: 770

16. Sexting in Suburbia (2012 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

When Dina commits suicide, her mom starts looking for an answer. A painful secret unravels.

Director: John Stimpson | Stars: Liz Vassey, Jenn Proske, Ryan Kelley, Kelli Goss

Votes: 953

17. Cyberbully (2011 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 87 min | Drama

A teenager is subjected to a campaign of bullying by classmates through a social networking site.

Director: Charles Binamé | Stars: Emily Osment, Kay Panabaker, Meaghan Rath, Kelly Rowan

Votes: 11,128

18. The Craigslist Killer (2011 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 87 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

"The Craigslist Killer" follows the dark, mysterious life Philip Markoff (Jake McDorman) conducted online while preparing for a promising future as a doctor and a life of happiness with his... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Kay | Stars: Jake McDorman, Agnes Bruckner, Joshua Close, Julia Campbell

Votes: 2,035

19. The Boy She Met Online (2010)

TV-14 | 89 min | Thriller

A teenage girl falls madly in love with someone claiming to be a college student, whom she meets on a social networking website, and keeps her internet romance a secret from her mother.

Director: Curtis Crawford | Stars: Alexandra Paul, Tracy Spiridakos, Jon Cor, Thea Gill

Votes: 858

20. The Wife He Met Online (2012 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 87 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A shocking surprise awaits a man who marries a seemingly perfect woman.

Director: Curtis Crawford | Stars: Sydney Penny, Cameron Mathison, Cynthia Preston, Emily Burley

Votes: 406

21. The People Next Door (1996 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Thriller

A young and busy mother places her trust in the friendly next-door neighbors, unaware that there's something sinister at work behind their deceiving kindness.

Director: Tim Hunter | Stars: Nicollette Sheridan, Michael O'Keefe, Ernie Lively, Tracey Ellis

Votes: 321

22. She Woke Up Pregnant (1996 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 91 min | Drama

A sleazy dentist sexually assaults his patients while they are under heavy sedatives after he performs dental surgery on them. One woman gets impregnated from such an incident and decides ... See full summary »

Director: James A. Contner | Stars: Michele Greene, William R. Moses, Lynda Carter, Theresa Saldana

Votes: 271

23. A Face to Die For (1996 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

A scarred, unattractive young woman is conned into helping with a robbery of her employer. As a result, she is sent to prison, gets plastic surgery, and returns to seek revenge on those who wronged her.

Director: Jack Bender | Stars: Yasmine Bleeth, James Wilder, Richard Beymer, Ricky Paull Goldin

Votes: 461

24. Vows of Deception (1996 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller

A wife is on trial for the murder of her husband.

Director: Bill Norton | Stars: Cheryl Ladd, Nick Mancuso, Michael Woolson, Nancy Cartwright

Votes: 242

25. Cruel Justice (1999 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

A man seeks revenge after his daughter's rapist is found not guilty in court.

Director: Gregory Goodell | Stars: A Martinez, Nicki Aycox, Mimi Kuzyk, Christian Campbell

Votes: 236

26. Before He Wakes (1998 TV Movie)

97 min | Thriller, Drama

A high-school basketball coach uncovers a shocking secret about his new wife that she is willing to kill to protect.

Director: Michael Scott | Stars: Jaclyn Smith, Diana Scarwid, Timothy Carhart, Ron Canada

Votes: 198

27. Cries Unheard: The Donna Yaklich Story (1994 TV Movie)

91 min | Drama

Hooked on steroids and unable to control his bursts of sudden rage, a police officer keeps his wife under his thumb and routinely abuses her behind the closed doors of their house.

Director: Armand Mastroianni | Stars: Jaclyn Smith, Brad Johnson, Hilary Swank, David Lascher

Votes: 337

28. Darkness Before Dawn (1993 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

A family struggles with a daughter's addiction.

Director: John Patterson | Stars: Meredith Baxter, Stephen Lang, Gwynyth Walsh, L. Scott Caldwell

Votes: 193

29. Gone in the Night (1996 TV Movie)

190 min | Drama

A husband and wife find themselves accused of the murder of their own daughter.

Director: Bill Norton | Stars: Shannen Doherty, Kevin Dillon, Lawrence Hanson, James Anthony

Votes: 568

30. The Burning Bed (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Crime, Drama

An abused battered wife has had enough of husband beating up on her. Everywhere she turns for help, there's not much anyone will do. After he rapes her one night, she sets the bed on fire with him in it asleep.

Director: Robert Greenwald | Stars: Farrah Fawcett, Paul Le Mat, Richard Masur, Grace Zabriskie

Votes: 2,086

31. Perfect Murder, Perfect Town: JonBenét and the City of Boulder (2000 TV Movie)

178 min | Crime, Drama

About the infamous murder of six year old child beauty pageant contestant Jonbenet Ramsey and the hysterical media coverage that made the investigation even more difficult.

Director: Lawrence Schiller | Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Marg Helgenberger, Ronny Cox, Ken Howard

Votes: 504

32. A Murderous Affair: The Carolyn Warmus Story (1992 TV Movie)

96 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

A married man meets a beautiful woman and they begin an affair.

Director: Martin Davidson | Stars: Virginia Madsen, Chris Sarandon, Ned Eisenberg, Tom Mason

Votes: 168

33. Lethal Vows (1999 TV Movie)

120 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A seemingly upstanding, caring husband and father, Dr. David Farris, is accused of foul play by his ex-wife Ellen regarding the mysterious death of his subsequent wife Lorraine. To prove ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Schneider | Stars: John Ritter, Marg Helgenberger, Megan Gallagher, Lawrence Dane

Votes: 873

34. Tripfall (2000)

R | 91 min | Thriller

A serial killer turns the life of a family on vacation into a nightmare.

Director: Serge Rodnunsky | Stars: Eric Roberts, John Ritter, Rachel Hunter, Tyler Cole Malinger

Votes: 336

35. The Other (1972)

PG | 108 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Down in the farm country of the US twins are born. One of them turns out to be good, while the other becomes rather evil.

Director: Robert Mulligan | Stars: Uta Hagen, Diana Muldaur, Chris Udvarnoky, Martin Udvarnoky

Votes: 4,757

36. Terror Tract (2000)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Horror, Romance

A real estate agent terrifies a couple with the grim fates of the previous owners of a house they're looking at.

Directors: Lance W. Dreesen, Clint Hutchison | Stars: John Ritter, David DeLuise, Allison Smith, Kim Correll

Votes: 1,504

37. Unforgivable (1996 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

A man who batters women, after nearly killing his girlfriend in a violent rage, finds himself facing his own demons when he is forced to join an innovative group therapy program for abusive men.

Director: Graeme Campbell | Stars: John Ritter, Harley Jane Kozak, Kevin Dunn, Susan Gibney

Votes: 248

38. Woman with a Past (1992 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama

A woman lives a normal life with her second husband and her two sons of the first marriage. One day she is caught by her past and the film reveales in flashbacks her stations of life until ... See full summary »

Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: Pamela Reed, Dwight Schultz, Richard Lineback, Carrie Snodgress

Votes: 128

39. The Kissing Place (1990 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Thriller

Every night the boy dreams he is someone else. Someone in danger. A crazy woman is after him. A woman who cannot have a son of her own. A story about a kidnapped boy, who finds out that the... See full summary »

Director: Tony Wharmby | Stars: Meredith Baxter, David Ogden Stiers, Victoria Snow, Michael Kirby

Votes: 187

40. Lies of the Heart: The Story of Laurie Kellogg (1994 TV Movie)

96 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

This is the fact-based made-for-TV movie of Laurie Kellog, who was accused of the murder of her husband Bruce in May 1992, told in flashbacks while she's waiting for her judgment. When she ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Toshiyuki Uno | Stars: Gregory Harrison, Jennie Garth, Steven Keats, Francis Guinan

Votes: 330

41. A Killing in a Small Town (1990 TV Movie)

R | 100 min | Drama

The gory ax-murder of one mousy, suburban Texas housewife by another is nearly as shocking as the excuse offered by the bespectacled defendant's attorney: self-defense. Could it be so?

Director: Stephen Gyllenhaal | Stars: Barbara Hershey, Brian Dennehy, John Terry, Richard Gilliland

Votes: 490

42. Hell on Heels: The Battle of Mary Kay (2002 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

The film is about two companies who are battling it out for customers, Mary Kay, and one of her workers Lexi Wilcox are fighting it out with Jinger Heath. Who will win? You will have to see.

Director: Ed Gernon | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, R.H. Thomson, Barry Flatman, Rachael Crawford

Votes: 380

43. A Mother's Right: The Elizabeth Morgan Story (1992 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

Based on the custody case involving Elizabeth Morgan and the subsequent Elizabeth Morgan Act.

Director: Linda Otto | Stars: Bonnie Bedelia, Terence Knox, Kenneth Welsh, Nick Searcy

Votes: 67

44. Sarah T. - Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama

This movie is a teaching tool about a teenage girl struggling with alcoholism to cope with her feelings of insecurity and usual problems of adolescence.

Director: Richard Donner | Stars: Linda Blair, Larry Hagman, Verna Bloom, William Daniels

Votes: 363

45. Born Innocent (1974 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama

Young girl runs away from her abusive family only to end up in a juvenile detention center for girls where she's raped and brutalized by her sadistic peers. Only one honest social worker shows interest in helping her.

Director: Donald Wrye | Stars: Linda Blair, Joanna Miles, Allyn Ann McLerie, Mary Murphy

Votes: 744

46. Something for Joey (1977 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Sport

This is based on the true story about the relationship between Penn State football player John Cappelletti, Jr. and his younger brother Joey, who has leukemia. John and Joey's bond is a ... See full summary »

Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: Geraldine Page, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Marc Singer, Jeff Lynas

Votes: 441

47. Go Ask Alice (1973 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama

Inadvertently, a fourteen-year-old girl in the late American 1960s is sucked into an odyssey of sex and drugs. She eventually seeks help.

Director: John Korty | Stars: William Shatner, Ruth Roman, Wendell Burton, Julie Adams

Votes: 685

48. Please Don't Hit Me, Mom (1981 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama, Family, Sport

A babysitter realizes that one of the children she looks after is being physically abused by his mother.

Director: Gwen Arner | Stars: Patty Duke, Nancy McKeon, Lance Guest, Sean Astin

Votes: 98

49. The Initiation of Sarah (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 90 min | Horror, Thriller

A college student uses her supernatural powers against a rival sorority house. A remake of the 1978 TV movie.

Director: Stuart Gillard | Stars: Mika Boorem, Summer Glau, JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Tessa Thompson

Votes: 1,541

50. Sweet Hostage (1975 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance