Murder in the Heartland (1993)

Murder in the Heartland


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The miserable life and long-overdue death of thrill killer Charles Starkweather is the basis of the two-part TV movie Murder in the Heartland. Over a bloody few months in 1958, Starkweather (Tim Roth), a 19-year-old high school dropout, embarked on a killing spree, snuffing out 11 victims. Along for the ride was Charlie's 14-year-old girlfriend Caril Ann Fugate (Fairuza Balk). The debate still goes on as to whether Caril Ann was a willing accomplice or a reluctant prisoner; as played by Ms. … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
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Written By: Michael O'Hara
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as Charles Starkweather

as Caril Ann Fugate

as Elmer Scheele

as John McArthur

as Pansy Street

as Clem Gaughan

as Gus Meyer

as Marion Bartlett

as Jonette Fox

as Gov. Anderson

as Judge Brooks

as C. Lauer Ward

as Clara Ward

as Bobby Colvert

as Velda Bartlett

as Mr. Jensen

as Deputy Sheriff Bill ...

as Merle Karnopp

as Chief Robert Ainslie

as Earl Heflin

as Hazel Heflin
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