Sure, Lifetime is responsible for such made-for-TV gems as “She Woke Up Pregnant” and “My Stepson, My Lover.” But buried in the “Poison Ivy” of it all are some gems that are actually worth watching.

In honor of “The Night Stalker’s” debut on Lifetime Sunday (June 12), which stars “Scandal’s” Bellamy Young and “Longmire’s” Lou Diamond Phillips and is one to add to the list of “surprisingly good Lifetime movies,” here are 10 others that deserve a look.

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Note: To view the movies, there is a Lifetime Movie Club one can subscribe to, but there is no way to search the available titles unless you sign up. So Zap2it has provided alternatives of where you can find these films.

‘For the Love of Nancy,’ 1994

What made this film about a young woman struggling with anorexia so remarkable is that actress Tracey Gold (“Growing Pains”) was recovering from her own battle with anorexia while she filmed it. She clearly brought her own emotions and personal experiences to the role.

Can be watched: On YouTube

‘Almost Golden: The Jessica Savitch Story,’ 1995

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This TV movie stars Sela Ward as the title character, who was a news anchor at NBC in the ’70s and ’80s. She also hosted PBS’ news program “Frontline” from its January 1983 premiere until her death in a car accident later that same year. The TV movie adaptation earned three Emmy noms.

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An interesting side note: An A&E “Biography” episode about Savitch is what inspired Will Ferrell to write “Anchorman.” Christina Applegate’s Veronica Corningstone is based on Savitch, while Ron Burgundy is based on Savitch’s friend and colleague Mort Crim.

Can be watched: Nowhere online, unfortunately.

‘Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story,’ 2003

Based on Liz Murray’s autobiography “Breaking Night,” Thora Birch stars as Murray, a girl who grew up with drug-addicted parents and ended up on the streets by the age of 15. But after her mother’s death, she worked to finish high school and earned a scholarship to Harvard via an essay contest in the New York Times. It earned three Emmy Award noms.

Can be watched: On Amazon

‘Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy,’ 2006

Sarah Chalke stars as Geralyn Lucas, the woman whose memoir the film is based on, who landed her dream job at “20/20” only to be diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 27. Lucas chose to have a mastectomy and the film examines the effect it had on her, on her marriage, her fear of not being able to have children and more.

Can be watched: On Amazon

‘Georgia O’Keeffe,’ 2009

This biopic stars Joan Allen as the title character and Jeremy Irons as O’Keeffe’s photographer husband, Alfred Stieglitz. It earned a Golden Globe nom and nine Emmy nominations.

Can be watched: On Amazon

‘Five,’ 2011

This series of five short films explores the impact that breast cancer has on its sufferers and the people in their lives. Jennifer Aniston was an executive producer and also directed one of the segments, the others of which were directed by Patty Jenkins, ALicia Keys, Penelope Spheeris and Demi Moore.

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Can be watched: On Amazon

‘Steel Magnolias,’ 2012

This remake of the 1989 tearjerker starred a laundry list of heavy hitters: Queen Latifah, Jill Scott, Alfre Woodard, Phylicia Rashad, Lance Gross and Michael Beasley. It earned nominations for Emmys, SAG Awards, Critics Choice Awards and NAACP Image Awards.

Can be watched: On Amazon

‘Return to Zero,’ 2014

This film stars Minnie Driver and Paul Adelstein as a real-life couple whose first child is stillborn. It’s a gut-wrenching look at grief and earned Driver a Critics Choice and an Emmy nomination.

Can be watched: On Amazon

‘The Trip to Bountiful,’ 2014

Cicely Tyson stars as Carrie Watts, an elderly woman who just wants to visit her hometown of Bountiful. It co-stars Blair Underwood and Vanessa Williams as her son and daughter-in-law and Keke Palmer as the young woman who helps Carrie on her journey.

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Can be watched: On Amazon

‘And Then There Were None,’ 2016

This TV adaptation, a joint venture between Lifetime and BBC One, is the most faithful adaptation to Agatha Christie’s original dark mystery novel as has been put to film. It stars Charles Dance, Sam Neill, Miranda Richardson and Toby Stephens, among others.

Can be watched: On Amazon

Posted by:Andrea Reiher

TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."