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Killer flicks

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We run down 12 genre-defining true-crime TV moviesBy Kenny HerzogSpecial to MSN TVBefore it was commonplace for big names to traffic in small-screen entertainment, movie stars in career lulls would routinely pop up for big paydays on true-crime TV flicks. Then again, even in this golden age for theatrical television, some stars still can't resist the urge to cash in on the latest trashy biopic torn from recent news headlines (hello, Rob Lowe). There's no denying that the golden age for this sensational subgenre was in the 1980s and '90s, when the likes of Long Island Lolita Amy Fisher or so-called "Preppie Killer" Robert Chambers provided tantalizing fodder for programming execs. This also happened to overlap with the Lifetime Network's rise to prominence as the pre-eminent dramatizer of all things pertaining to women scorned. Bing: More about Jodi Arias | 'Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret'Is it too soon for a Jodi Arias TV movie? Connect and sound off on Facebook and Twitter(Lifetime)
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