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    Top 20 Cult Classic Lifetime Movies

    With Lizzie Borden Took an Axe and the remake of Flowers in the Attic getting huge ratings for Lifetime recently, let's take a look back at some of the most classic movies to air on the network since it's creation in 1984. These are the movies that you can't help but watch on a Sunday afternoon for the 7th or 8th time even with commercials. Rankings based on title, tagline, actors, best scene, and overall notoriety. Please note: not all movies on this list are "Lifetime Original" movies as we have come to know them now, but have since gained their infamy through airing in syndication on the network and are universally recognized as a "Lifetime Movie".

    20. My Stepson My Lover (1997)

    19. Sin of Innocence (1986)

    18. Friends 'til the End (1997)

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    IMDB synopsis: An emotionally disturbed and hyper-competitive young woman schemes to land a spot as the lead singer in a local rock band, and as well as land the lead guitar player as her boyfriend.

    Tagline: Two sorority sister. One had it all...the other was dying to take it away.

    Stars: Shannon Doherty, Jennifer Blanc, Jason London, John Livingston

    Best Scene: Said emotionally disturbed and hyper competitive young woman, Zanne, has a mental breakdown during her newly hijacked band's big break at a battle of the bands. She collapses on the side of the stage and rocks, without blinking, in her mother's arms.

    Shouldn't be hard to figure out that someone named Zanne is INsane. Shannon Doherty and Jennifer Blanc actually do all their own singing in this battle royale to "make it big" in the music industry back before all you needed was YouTube.

    The Takeaway: If you want to make it big in show business, you're going to come across some crazies. Don't invite them to be back up singers.

    17. The Burning Bed (1984)

    16. A Friend to Die For (1994)

    15. Dying To Belong (1997)

    14. A Secret Between Friends (1996)

    13. Our Guys: Outrage in Glen Ridge (1999)

    12. 15 and Pregnant (1998)

    11. For The Love of Nancy (1994)

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    IMDB synopsis: When Nancy graduates from high school, she is apprehensive about the future. She goes to college and becomes withdrawn. She starts to obsess over her weight, exercising all the time and hardly eating. Her parents ignore the changes in Nancy, until one shocking moment.

    Tagline: A revealing look at a devastating illness

    Stars: Tracey Gold, Jill Clayburgh, Cameron Bancroft, Mark-Paul Gosselaar

    Best Scene: It was the gasp heard round the world when Tracey Gold, who was actually recovering from anorexia during filming, stood in her underwear in front of the mirror looking like a skeleton. Sadly, her body seems less shocking now and more like your standard super model.

    It was groundbreaking stuff when her father took her to court for legal guardianship as an adult and forced her onto a feeding tube. Today it's called the Britney.

    The Takeaway: EAT!!!

    10. Lying Eyes (1996)

    9. Prison of Secrets (1997)

    8. Too Young to Die? (1990)

    7. She's Too Young (2004)

    6. Co-Ed Call Girl (1996)

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    Also released under the alternative title "Her Deadly Secret"

    IMDB synopsis: Thanks to a roommate's practical joke, bookish college student Joanna Halbert finds herself signed up with a Malibu-based escort service. Her initial annoyance turns to curiosity when she visits the boss's beach house - and she is soon captivated by the seemingly glamorous lifestyle of working as a high-class escort.

    Tagline: Every man's fantasy. Every mother's nightmare.

    Stars: Tori Spelling, Susan Blakely, Scott Plank, Barry Watson

    Best scene: Tori Spelling strips for her Maestro client while he plays Chopin "ON THE FIRST NOTE JOANNA!" For some reason this scene was supposed to make her feel scared and bad about herself, but c'mon, being a call girl you certainly run into worse things than this high brow creepster. More realistic that she'd have to bang some 300lb dude with boils.

    Tori Spelling will never convince us that she's any character who is supposed to be bookish and shy. The more believable scenes are after the reverse Pretty Woman makeover montage takes place and she goes from "nice girl" to skank. Barry Watson of 7th Heaven fame makes a lame cameo as Joanna's boyfriend, who somehow learns about her behavior but still stays with her, something NO boyfriend in the history of boyfriends would ever do upon finding out his new girlfriend is a prostitute.

    The Takeaway: There's no such thing as a free lunch.

    5. The Babysitter Seduction (1996)

    4. She Cried No (1996)

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    IMDB synopsis: A college freshman is date-raped at her brother's frat party by a fraternity member.

    Tagline: Once innocence is can never be found again.

    Stars: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Candace Cameron, Jenna Von Oy

    Best Scene: Scott and the guys of the "most popular frat on campus" scope out the fresh meat on freshman move-in day using binoculars from their balcony.

    Zack Morris raping DJ Tanner?! Enough said! But seriously, Mark-Paul Gosselaar plays a great villain, especially when he punches a bathroom mirror where someone has written "Scott is a Rapist" in bright red lipstick! The only other thing left to comment on is the extremely unflattering genie costume Donna Jo wears to her impending doom

    The Takeaway: Even an unforgiving genie outfit can make you "ask for it"

    3. She Woke Up Pregnant (1996)

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    IMDB synopsis: A woman whose husband has had a vasectomy learns that she is pregnant. All signs lead her to believe she was raped while under heavy sedatives during a recent oral surgery. Her marriage and life fall apart while trying to prove that she was raped.

    Tagline: He violated her trust. It would be his biggest mistake.

    Stars: Michele Green, William R. Moses, Lynda Carter

    Best Scene: A "hot" undercover police officer needs to get her wisdom teeth out; the perfect opportunity to set up a sting operation to catch the dirty dentist! The anticipation has us twitching every time as we wait for the good doctor to make a move.

    Given that the husband had a VASECTOMY, we're somewhat shocked at how easily he believes his wife when she swears she has not been unfaithful; although him declaring "There is no sperm in my semen!" is a memorable line. With a title like "She Woke Up Pregnant", there's no way this movie could not be towards the top of this list.

    The Takeaway: Consider local anesthesia

    2. Mother May I Sleep With Danger? (1996)

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    IMDB synopsis: Kevin is the boyfriend of Laurel's dreams. He is totally devoted to her but overtime, Laurel notices that he never leaves her alone. When she tries to get some distance he responds with aggressiveness.

    Stars: Tori Spelling, Ivan Sergei

    Best Scene: Stupid Laurel goes with psycho boyfriend Kevin out to a cabin in the woods where he keeps her prisoner. Lots of bad canoe rowing ensues. Runner up for best scene is in the first 5 min where Billy/Kevin kills his first girlfriend whose "body is so perfect".

    Terrible acting, amazing title, and a 90210 alum getting attacked...all boxes checked. The background music is also pretty spectacular, especially during this tense chase scene at the cabin. Thank goodness Mom is on the rescue!

    The Takeaway: Mother knows best!

    1. No One Would Tell (1996)

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    IMDB synopsis: Shy sixteen-year-old Stacy Collins can't believe that the most popular guy in school, wrestling star Bobby, is interested in her. At first she is flattered by his constant attention, but it soon turns possessive and violent.

    Tagline: Jealousy is dangerous. Obsession is deadly.

    Stars: Candace Cameron, Fred Savage

    Best Scene: Stacy wears a short jean skirt, tall white hooker boots, and a tight shirt with a giant star on it to impress Bobby with her cool sense of style. Her plan goes awry when Bobby's friends notice her instead and he becomes threatened and embarrassed. Confused by Bobby's anger and slamming of her locker, Stacy profusely apologizes and tells Bobby "I wore this for you!!"

    This movie really has it all! DJ Tanner getting beat down by Kevin Arnold, great 90's fashion, trashy/slutty maternal influences, true love on the wrestling mat, and the fantastic 80's Whitney Houston soundtrack is the cherry on top!

    The Takeaway: If you haven't seen this movie and you are a Lifetime fan, WATCH IT RIGHT NOW!