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Lifetime Movie Killing Daddy Has A Soundtrack As Literal As Its Title

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Oh yeah, there’s that little thing to take care of as well. Dirtbag Jake returns demanding his money, and Callie gets the brilliant idea for him to do the titular daddy-killing, and in return he’ll get part of her inheritance. So she distracts Emma by watching her favorite show, America’s Favorite Talent Show (which has also provided part of the soundtrack), with her, while Jake sneaks in and smothers Daddy with a pillow. Everyone’s very sad, and they have a funeral which Callie attends in a cocktail dress and a choker. And yet people still don’t realize she’s evil. Emma, however, begins to be a little suspicious when she sees Callie talking to Jake, who has shown up to the funeral like a dumbass.

Speaking of Jake, Callie eventually goes over to his motel to pay part of what she owes him, but he wants it all at once, and he’s got the perfect incentive — a recording of Callie asking him to commit the murder. Oh dear, how inconvenient. Good thing Callie brought along her daddy’s gun and a lighter, so she can shoot Jake in the chest and then set his room on fire to the tune of hard rock. She wakes up refreshed and ready to fire Emma before going out for a shopping trip set to the tune of  — I kid you not — a song repeating “money on my mind” over and over. LITERAL SOUNDTRACK STRIKES AGAIN!

And Callie might have gotten away with it too if it weren’t for that meddling housekeeper! Emma sees a news story about Jake’s death, and she somehow remembers seeing him at the funeral even though he was far away from her and is very generic-looking. But whatever, I’ll suspend my disbelief. This is where Emma starts to piece everything together. She discovers that Jake is from Missouri, where Callie said she’d last been, and that Daddy’s gun is missing a bullet. She confronts Callie about it when she gets home, which leads Callie to knock her out with the gun, which Emma just left out on the table. She was smart enough to remove the bullets but not smart enough to realize people can also hit you with guns. Also not smart enough to keep a tape recorder in her pocket to record Callie’s confession. WATCH MORE LIFETIME MOVIES, LADY.

Callie plans to force Emma to take a bunch of pills so it looks like she killed herself (I guess nobody will wonder about the bump on her head where she was hit by a gun). Then the lawyer shows up and Callie threatens to shoot him. Thankfully Emma is able to talk her out of it. She assures her that her mother was mentally ill and her father tried to save her from becoming the same. Because talking to crazy people always gets them to drop the gun, Callie does just that. She ends the movie looking spacey in a mental hospital. That’s the third Lifetime movie in the past month and a half to end with a woman in a mental hospital, by the way. In case you’re keeping track. This scene shockingly does not feature a song repeating the lyrics, “She’s crazy in a mental hospital, crazy in a mental hospital!”

(Images: Lifetime)

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  • Christine

    I watched that last night! Was good! The girl Cali is from Nickalodeons Victorious

  • Trevor

    I really liked this movie. Mostly because of Elizabeth Gillies. She is BORN to play psychotic women! And I have two piece of trivia for you, Jill. 1. William R. Moses has been in a LOT of Lifetime movies. And 2. On the Lifetime website, Elizabeth Gillies’ character’s name is supposed to be Cassie, not Callie.

  • MM

    Who sings the money on my mind song?

    • WRC

      Have you found out who sings this song yet?

    • MM

      No and I’ve been looking for it everywhere!!

    • WRC

      I have too. Every since that night it premiered. It’s driving me crazy! Lol

    • RRed2014

      Please post it when you find out who sings that song. . Please thanks

    • laur

      sam smith – money on my mind

    • Kay

      There’s a blues band named KOZ that has a cd with only the songs, ‘Money on my Mind’, ‘Money on my Mind’ – clean version, ‘Money on my Mind’ – remix, and ‘Album Sampler’ on it. I don’t know if this is it because it didn’t let me listen to a sample of it, but you can find it at fye.com (used to be the Sam Goody music store years ago).

  • Cbalducc

    According to Lifetime, any woman who wears black nail polish is a baaaad, baaaad woman. Check out Josie Davis’s mani on “Dirty Teacher”.

  • jane

    who sings the “bluesy song” at the beginning? I loved that…

    • Andrea Anderson Ribera

      I want to know who was singing that song too. Can’t find anything on line and of course the credits are so small and scroll so fast, you can’t read anything. Grrrrrr

    • RRed2014

      Who sings the song.. Please Find Out I Have To Know. . I love it

    • Daniel Hursey

      yea need to know asap

    • Tracey Marino

      “She’s The Devil” by Eric Palmquist & John Defaria

    • bucky12

      Where can we get it?!

  • Samantha Escobar

    Everyone’s very sad, and they have a funeral which Callie attends in a
    cocktail dress and a choker. And yet people still don’t realize she’s
    evil.

    BAHAHA.

  • FauxRealFaux

    Terrible movie.

  • MDS

    I want to know who sings that money on my mind song and its not Sam Smith.

    • Kay

      There’s a blues band named KOZ that has a cd with only the songs, ‘Money on my Mind’, ‘Money on my Mind’ – clean version, ‘Money on my Mind’ – remix, and ‘Album Sampler’ on it. I don’t know if this is it because it didn’t let me listen to a sample of it, but you can find it at fye.com (used to be the Sam Goody music store years ago).

  • timbocf

    Calista?? I thought she said “Como esta”…

    • calesta akin

      yeah calesta knows some Spanish,but since when does the Mexican with connecions think he can use the name chrissy &calllie.your speaking to the real calesta,chrissy,cali,right here.greedy user he wont go unpunished.or the leeks.his income will be reduced to a piece of bread!!!!!

  • GerriGer

    Not the best movie but was OKAY. Here are the songs from the credits at the end …

    The Morning by Javier Gora
    Got Down by Thomas Dean Pugh-Fields
    She’s the Devil by Jon Defaria and Eric Palmquist
    The Great Escape by Liz Larin
    When We Were Kids by Allison Justice
    Where do I Run by Michelle Treacy
    Got You Back by Amanda Jordan
    Your Sad List by Amanda Jordan

    Painful but I got this from the closing credits and yes … I have a life but I was curious also .. :-) G

    • Daniel Hursey

      none of these are it

    • GerriGer

      Sorry ;(

    • Daniel Hursey

      thanks though update asap if you find it

  • Guest

    I was under the impression that Callie wasn’t actually crazy, she dropped the gun at teh end because she saw that she was out of options and figured getting high in a mental hospital was better than going to jail for the rest of her life. Ergo the dark triumphant stare at the end.

    • GerriGer

      Nope .. nuts as a pecan tree!

  • Lizgillz

    I FUCKING LOVED THAT MOVIE! LIZ GILLIES IS PERFECT!!! OMG I LOVE HEEEEERRR SOOOOO MUUUUUCHHHHH!