Murder in the Heartland (1993)

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Based on the story of Charlie Starkweather, 19, who killed 11 people in Nebraska in 1957-58 and his 14-year-old girlfriend Caril Ann Fugate, who accompanied him on his eight-day spree. A fictional version of the story is the Martin Sheen/Sissy Spacek BADLANDS.

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