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Too Young to Die? (1990)

An abused 15 year old is charged with a murder that carries the death penalty in this fact-based story.

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Buddy Thornton
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Amanda Sue Bradley
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Billy Canton
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D.A. Mark Calhoun
Emily Longstreth ...
Jean Glessner
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Wanda Bradley Sledge
Yvette Heyden ...
Annie Meacham
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Judge Harper
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Mike Medwicki
Dean Abston ...
Harvey Sledge
J. Stephen Brady ...
Brian
Mark Davenport ...
Mickey
Lew Hopson ...
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Annabelle Weenick ...
Birdie Jewel
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An abused 15 year old is charged with a murder that carries the death penalty in this fact-based story.

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They were young, in love and wanted for murder.

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This movie marks the moment Brad Pitt and Juliette Lewis met which started a 2 year relationship. See more »

Goofs

The movie is set in Oklahoma. Several references are made to execution in the gas chamber. Oklahoma has never used the gas chamber for executions. Electrocution was used from statehood (the first in 1915) until 1966, using an electric chair, "Old Sparky". Since 1977, the prescribed method is lethal injection. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
Amanda Sue Bradley: When are they coming?
Buddy Thornton: Soon.
Amanda Sue Bradley: So they're taking me to death row? I'm gonna die now.
[Buddy hugs her as she cries]
Amanda Sue Bradley: I don't wanna die now!
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Soundtracks

PERFECT WORLD
Written by Alex Call
Performed by Huey Lewis & The News (as Huey Lewis and The News)
Courtesy of Chrysalis Records and Lew-Bob Songs
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She was a Puppet on a string
23 October 2004 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

If this movie was true to fact, Well then the people who were on the jury was very blind. This poor girl was a puppet on a string, Form the way I got it is the dead beat she was with influenced her with drugs,fear, and a misguided sense of the word Love. Pumping her up with drugs then pumping her up with words to do something that with out the drugs she wouldn't even think of doing. full grown adults can be influenced with the help of drugs, and we're talking about a 15 year old child with a want to be needed and a place too call home. They had a chance too help this little girl, But instead they influenced one another too kill her. Did this happen during an election year? I don't know but it's very wrong when WE stop helping kids when they get into trouble, Ain't that what kids do?


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