The Girl Who Escaped: The Kara Robinson Story News Update, Official Preview Trailer, Episode Clip, Plot, Full Cast

Celebrity Detective Steve

Update: February 19, 2023

The Lifetime movie The Girl Who Escaped: The Kara Robinson Story premiered February 11, 2023. Watch the official preview trailer, movie clips, learn the full cast, plot and much more about this movie based on a true story.

Canadian actress Katie Douglas stars as Kara Robinson. This true crime movie returns to Lifetime on Sunday, February 26 at 12:00 PM.

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Official Preview Trailer

Below is the official preview trailer for The Girl Who Escaped: The Kara Robinson Story.

The Girl Who Escaped: The Kara Robinson Story Plot

The Girl Who Escaped: The Kara Robinson Story tells the true story of Kara Robinson, the victim of an abduction and assault who was held captive for 18 hours in a serial killer's apartment until her daring escape.

Directed by Simone Stock and written by Haley Harris.

Full Cast

  • Katie Douglas as Kara Robinson
  • Cara Buono as Debra
  • Kristian Bruun as Richard Evonitz
  • Erik Athavale as Lt. Aaron Rowland
  • Lisa Marie DiGiacinto as Sgt. Bonnie Jennings
  • Sophia Carriere as Jess
  • Brandon McEwan as Ryan
  • Derek Kun Lexington as County Officer

Other Lifetime movies premiering in February are A Rose For Her Grave: The Randy Roth Story starring Colin Egglesfield and Laura Ramsey; Spinning Out of Control starring Ria Ridley and Kelcie Stranahan; and You Can't Escape Me starring Gina Vitori.

Movie Clips

Below are two movie clips from The Girl Who Escaped: The Kara Robinson Story that Lifetime has shared to Instagram.

On Social Media

Below are messages posted to Instagram from Kara Robinson about her true story and about her involvement with the production of the movie based on her life.

Quick Fact

In 2019 Katie Douglas starred in another abduction-themed movie, "Believe Me: The Abduction of Lisa McVey", for which she received an ACTRA Award nomination for her performance.

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