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1. Sins of the Mind (1997 TV Movie)

R | 93 min | Drama

A young woman returning from a renaissance fair survives a car accident, but much to her family's horror, the accident damages her brain and she develops blatantly promiscuous and childlike behavior.

Director: James Frawley | Stars: Jill Clayburgh, Mike Farrell, Missy Crider, Cyia Batten

Votes: 168

2. Incident at Dark River (1989 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Thriller

Frustrated by the polluted river which ultimately killed his daughter, a man teams up with a social activist to take down the company responsible.

Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Mike Farrell, Tess Harper, Helen Hunt, Arthur Rosenberg

Votes: 51

3. The Death and Life of Nancy Eaton (2003 TV Movie)

R | Thriller

A wealthy young Canadian department store heiress tries her best to help out a deeply troubled and jealous childhood friend, with disastrous results that shock the whole country.

Director: Jerry Ciccoritti | Stars: Alice Krige, Jessica Paré, Brendan Fletcher, Leslie Hope

Votes: 248

4. Moment of Truth: Into the Arms of Danger (1997 TV Movie)

90 min | Action, Drama

To avoid her mother's aggressive boyfriend, a young woman runs away on a public bus only to fall for a man who is cruel and abusive.

Director: Chuck Bowman | Stars: Morgan Fairchild, Chandra West, Ricky Paull Goldin, Carrie Anne Fleming

Votes: 77

5. Life with Billy (1993 TV Movie)

98 min | Drama

A Nova Scotian woman falls into a violently abusive relationship with a disgusting man, finally taking drastic measures to get rid of him forever.

Director: Paul Donovan | Stars: Nancy Beatty, Stephen McHattie, Deb Allen, Glenn Wadman

Votes: 137

6. Murder Most Likely (1999 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama, Crime

A Mountie is accused of killing his wife in a fatal fall from a luxury condo in 1981.

Director: Alex Chapple | Stars: Paul Gross, Marie-Josée Croze, Janine Theriault, Kim Huffman

Votes: 252

7. In the Deep Woods (1992 TV Movie)

95 min | Crime, Thriller

A woman fears that the private detective she's been conversing with may be the killer who murdered her beloved friend and dumped her corpse in the forest.

Director: Charles Correll | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Anthony Perkins, Will Patton, D.W. Moffett

Votes: 466

8. Abduction of Innocence (1996 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

A young woman is framed for staging her own kidnapping by the very people who abducted her. She must prove her innocence in court to avoid facing severe penalties.

Director: James A. Contner | Stars: Katie Wright, Lucie Arnaz, Lochlyn Munro, Dean Paraskevopoulos

Votes: 181

9. On the Edge of Innocence (1997 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

Two mentally ill but determined lovers run away from the psychiatric hospital which aims to separate them, bringing a number of other escaped patients with them.

Director: Peter Werner | Stars: Kellie Martin, James Marsden, Karen Young, Lisa Jakub

Votes: 410

10. A Secret Between Friends: A Moment of Truth Movie (1996 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

Two friends keep their vomiting a secret until one friend almost dies.

Director: James A. Contner | Stars: Lynda Carter, Katie Wright, Marley Shelton, Josh Taylor

Votes: 793

11. Down Will Come Baby (1999 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Thriller

Traumatized after a tragic accident at summer camp, a twelve-year-old girl finds solace in a mysterious, kind lady in the city park who seems to have a bizarre fixation on rules and order, and whose friendship grows increasingly obsessive.

Director: Gregory Goodell | Stars: Meredith Baxter, Diana Scarwid, Tom Amandes, Evan Rachel Wood

Votes: 349

12. When No One Would Listen (1992 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama

Jessica has been married to her controlling husband Gary for years. The abuse only gets worse when she gets a job at a bakery and makes two really caring friends: her co-worker and neighbor Lee, and her boss Walter.

Director: Armand Mastroianni | Stars: Michele Lee, James Farentino, John Spencer, Lee Garlington

Votes: 134

13. Family Sins (1987 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama

Bryan's picture-perfect family isn't all that it appears; Dad loves Bryan's spoiled little brother more than his older son, leading to psychotic behavior on Bryan's part.

Director: Jerrold Freedman | Stars: James Farentino, Jill Eikenberry, Andrew Bednarski, Mimi Kuzyk

Votes: 120

14. Shattered Hearts: A Moment of Truth Movie (1998 TV Movie)

89 min | Drama, Romance

Young teenager Julie's life changes forever when her high school sweetheart, Luke, is diagnosed with leukemia. Together they try to make the best of things, intent on carrying out a dream vacation to Canada.

Director: James A. Contner | Stars: Beth Broderick, Scott Vickaryous, Katie Gratson, Malcolm Stewart

Votes: 231

15. The Accident: A Moment of Truth Movie (1997 TV Movie)

88 min | Drama

A preppy teenage girl from Seattle finds her life falling apart after she kills her best friend in a car accident by driving drunk. In spite of the tragedy, she continues to drink alcohol and hide it from her parents.

Director: Chuck Bowman | Stars: Donna Bullock, Matt McCoy, Teddi Siddall, Teryl Rothery

Votes: 167

16. When Andrew Came Home (2000 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

A woman is reunited with her kidnapped son after five years, but sadly she finds out that he has a near-infantile mindset and apparent mental problems. Will she give up on Andrew, or try to help him work through the abuse he suffered?

Director: Artie Mandelberg | Stars: Park Overall, Jason Beghe, Seth Adkins, Lynne Deragon

Votes: 537

17. A Promise to Carolyn (1996 TV Movie)

94 min | Crime, Drama

Two feuding adult sisters from a dysfunctional family decide to finally uncover the truth about a childhood trauma, the sudden death of their third sibling, from back in the 1950's.

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

Votes: 255

18. Country Justice (1996 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

A tough grandfather tries to protect his granddaughter from the man who raped her.

Director: Graeme Campbell | Stars: George C. Scott, Rachael Leigh Cook, Don Diamont, Ally Sheedy

Votes: 299

19. Dangerous Child (2001 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 91 min | Drama

A divorced mother faces the bitter irony of being suspected of child abuse when in fact her own teen son is taking verbal and physical swipes at her.

Director: Graeme Campbell | Stars: Delta Burke, Ryan Merriman, Vyto Ruginis, Marc Donato

Votes: 545

20. Anything to Survive (1990 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 91 min | Adventure, Drama

A father and his children are caught by a storm while sailing in Alaska. When they get shipwrecked, things go from bad to worse.

Director: Zale Dalen | Stars: Robert Conrad, Matt LeBlanc, Ocean Hellman, Emily Perkins

Votes: 320

21. Moment of Truth: Why My Daughter? (1993 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

After a young prostitute is murdered and left in a rubbish heap, her mother does everything to track down the killer.

Director: Chuck Bowman | Stars: Linda Gray, Jamie Luner, James Eckhouse, Alanna Ubach

Votes: 254

22. Going for Broke (2003 TV Movie)

86 min | Drama

A woman becomes a compulsive gambler and eventually loses everything.

Director: Graeme Campbell | Stars: Delta Burke, Ellen Page, Matthew Harbour, Patricia Gage

Votes: 361

23. A Mother's Justice (1991 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

After Debbie is blindfolded and raped at a bus stop one night, her mother, Lila, is horrified and determined to catch the perpetrator in action and comes up with a plot to have him arrested.

Director: Noel Nosseck | Stars: Meredith Baxter, G.W. Bailey, Carrie Hamilton, Blu Mankuma

Votes: 98

24. No Child of Mine (1993 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 93 min | Biography, Drama

A woman accustomed to always having the last word in every situation, finds herself trying to "rescue" her grandson, Jesse, from being signed away to grow up in an institution for Down's Syndrome children.

Director: Michael Katleman | Stars: Patty Duke, Tracy Nelson, G.W. Bailey, Susan Blakely

Votes: 140

25. For the Love of Aaron (1994 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

A mentally ill woman fights to keep custody of her young son, Aaron, in the face of social stigma, courtroom drama and a spiteful ex-husband insisting that she will never be the kind of mother that Aaron needs.

Director: John Kent Harrison | Stars: Meredith Baxter, Nick Mancuso, Keegan MacIntosh, John Kapelos

Votes: 85

26. The Best Little Girl in the World (1981 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

A young girl develops an eating disorder and begins puking up food and starving herself. Her parents, angry and desperate, send her to a hospital where unfortunately she befriends a patient who convinces her to hide her illness on purpose.

Director: Sam O'Steen | Stars: Charles Durning, Eva Marie Saint, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Melanie Mayron

Votes: 444

27. Moment of Truth: Cradle of Conspiracy (1994 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

A young woman under immense social pressure from her parents finds comfort in Kenny, a guy who secretly plans to impregnate her and sell the resulting baby for money.

Director: Gabrielle Beaumont | Stars: Dee Wallace, Danica McKellar, Kurt Deutsch, Carmen Argenziano

Votes: 178

28. For the Love of My Child: The Anissa Ayala Story (1993 TV Movie)

89 min | Biography, Drama

A couple decides to birth another child as a bone marrow donor in order to save their teenager from a terminal illness. When the public finds out about this, serious ethical questions about life and bodily autonomy begin to arise.

Director: Waris Hussein | Stars: Priscilla Lopez, Tony Perez, Robin Thomas, Danny Nucci

Votes: 100

29. A Child Lost Forever: The Jerry Sherwood Story (1992 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama

In the 1970's, a teenager staying in an unwed mothers' institution is forced to give up her baby. Eighteen years later, she discovers that her child is dead, and that he was possibly murdered by his religiously -strict adoptive mom.

Director: Claudia Weill | Stars: Beverly D'Angelo, Dana Ivey, Michael McGrady, Max Gail

Votes: 339

30. Just Ask My Children (2001 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama

A couple is accused of sodomy and pedophilia by two little girls. Soon they find their beloved sons taken away from them and themselves thrown in jail.

Director: Arvin Brown | Stars: Virginia Madsen, Jeffrey Nordling, Graham Beckel, Robert Joy

Votes: 705

31. Liar, Liar: Between Father and Daughter (1993 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama

An 11-year-old girl accuses her father of incest.

Director: Jorge Montesi | Stars: Art Hindle, Rosemary Dunsmore, Susan Hogan, Michelle St. John

Votes: 398

32. Everybody's Baby: The Rescue of Jessica McClure (1989 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 100 min | Drama

A caring community and variety of people nation-wide come together to rescue a baby who is trapped in an abandoned water well, but they have a short time before something bad might happen.

Director: Mel Damski | Stars: Beau Bridges, Pat Hingle, Roxana Zal, Will Oldham

Votes: 660

33. Flight 93 (2006 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Flight 93 is the story of the heroic passengers that took back their plane in an effort to stop a 9-11 terrorist attack.

Director: Peter Markle | Stars: Jeffrey Nordling, Brennan Elliott, Kendall Cross, Ty Olsson

Votes: 8,661

34. She's Too Young (2004 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 84 min | Drama

Halifax is hit with an outbreak of STD's among high-school students. Among them is Hannah Vogul, and her horrified mother tries to find out the story of why this is happening.

Director: Tom McLoughlin | Stars: Alexis Dziena, Mike Erwin, Miriam McDonald, Megan Park

Votes: 2,236

35. She Fought Alone (1995 TV Movie)

87 min | Drama, Romance

A girl finds herself shamed in her small rural town after being raped by a football player. Her boyfriend, her mother and her lawyer all try their best to protect her, but will the local high school put a stop to the harassment?

Director: Christopher Leitch | Stars: Tiffani Thiessen, Brian Austin Green, Isabella Hofmann, David Lipper

Votes: 1,285

36. Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story (2003 TV Movie)

120 min | Biography, Drama

A New York mayor tries to cut back the city's crime and social problems, all in the face of his own battle with cancer, the tragedy of the September 11th Attacks and his troubled marriage.

Director: Robert Dornhelm | Stars: James Woods, Penelope Ann Miller, Michelle Nolden, John Bourgeois

Votes: 622

37. The Babysitter (1980 TV Movie)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

Spoiled twelve-year-old Tara's new best friend from next-door gets hired as a live-in babysitter, but things soon go horribly wrong when Tara's mom starts hitting the bottle and fighting with her dad.

Director: Peter Medak | Stars: Patty Duke, William Shatner, Quinn Cummings, David Wysocki

Votes: 557

38. A Family Upside Down (1978 TV Movie)

98 min | Drama

An elderly married couple find that as their physical and mental health deteriorates, they find themselves dependent more and more upon their grown children.

Director: David Lowell Rich | Stars: Helen Hayes, Fred Astaire, Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Pat Crowley

Votes: 98

39. The Loneliest Runner (1976 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama, Sport

A young boy who still wets the bed finds escapism from his abusive mother and his own embarrassment by going running after school.

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Lance Kerwin, Brian Keith, DeAnn Mears, Melissa Sue Anderson

Votes: 340

40. The Secret Life: Jeffrey Dahmer (1993)

99 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Based on the life of notorious serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, who murdered 17 men and ate many of them before he was caught in 1991.

Director: David R. Bowen | Stars: Carl Crew, Cassidy Phillips, Donna Stewart Bowen, Jeanne Bascom

Votes: 580

41. If Things Were Different (1980 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

A Wife and mother tries to cope with her husband's emotionial problems and her trying to handle her job as an asistant director on a local Kids tv show and caring for her family.Chuck McCann plays the kids tv host/performer: "Farmer Frank".

Director: Robert Michael Lewis | Stars: Alice Hirson, Arte Johnson, Chuck McCann, Jane Milmore

Votes: 15

42. Leona Helmsley: The Queen of Mean (1990 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama

Spanning years of both Harry and Leona Helmsley's cutthroat control of their eponymonous empire, this made-for-TV movie chronicles both the high and low points of the couple's life together.

Director: Richard Michaels | Stars: Suzanne Pleshette, Lloyd Bridges, Joe Regalbuto, Raymond Singer

Votes: 199

43. Something About Amelia (1984 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

Counseling helps family deal with the discovery that their child was sexually abused by the closest relative.

Director: Randa Haines | Stars: Ted Danson, Glenn Close, Olivia Cole, Roxana Zal

Votes: 492

44. The Letters (1973 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama

Story of people whose lives were changed because of a year-long delay in the delivery of some letters.

Directors: Paul Krasny, Gene Nelson | Stars: John Forsythe, Pamela Franklin, Ida Lupino, Dina Merrill

Votes: 160

45. The Day the Loving Stopped (1981 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama

A teen reacts to her parents' divorce along with her older sister who is about to be married.

Director: Daniel Mann | Stars: Dominique Dunne, Valerie Harper, Dennis Weaver, Sam Groom

Votes: 55

46. The Cradle Will Fall (1983 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller