Saw 'Girl in the Shed: The Kidnapping of Abby Hernandez'? Here are some similar real-life films
Lifetime channel holds the responsibility to make its viewers' festive season and weekends unique and memorable. For this, the channel brings churning and exciting stories. Some of the stories are based on real-life incidents like 'Girl in the Shed: The Kidnapping of Abby Hernandez'.
'Girl in the Shed: The Kidnapping of Abby Hernandez' revolves around a 14-year-old girl Abby Hernandez who was kidnapped while going home from school. The teenager was psychologically and sexually abused in a soundproof container and a shock collar. However, Abby gave a tough fight for staying alive and found a way back to her mother Zenya, and her family again. The movie features Lindsay Navarro in the lead role with other stars, including Erica Durance and Ben Savage. Here is a list of other movies on the Lifetime channel that are based on true stories.
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'Prosecuting Casey Anthony'
This true-crime drama starring Rob Lowe as Jeff Ashton, the prosecutor in the infamous Casey Anthony murder trial, provides a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the prosecution’s case against Anthony and what led to the controversial verdict.
'Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story'
Overcoming impossible odds, negligent drug-addict parents, an abusive grandfather, and homelessness, Liz Murray finished high school in two years. Then, they won a scholarship to Harvard University through an essay contest sponsored by the New York Times. This adaptation stars Thora Birch as Murray.
'Taken in Broad Daylight'
17-year-old Anne Sluti was abducted in broad daylight and held captive for six days before narrowly escaping. The movie features James Van Der Beek as Sluti’s abductor and Levar Burton as a heroic cop hot on their trail.
'Mendez: The Blood Brothers'
When entertainment mogul Jose Menendez and his wife Kitty were murdered by their sons Lyle and Erik in 1989, the sensational trial gripped a scandalized America. This movie starring Courtney Love and Nico Tortorella delves into the abuse suffered by the infamous brothers and the motives behind their crimes.
'Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy'
Starring Hayden Panettiere as Amanda Knox, this true-crime drama is based on the murder of Meredith Kercher in Perugia, Italy, and the subsequent trials of Knox and her Italian boyfriend for the crime.