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Too Young to Die? (1990)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Crime  -  26 February 1990 (USA)
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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Tucker ...
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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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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Too Young to Die?  »

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There is a police car driving through a crowd and an egg is thrown at the window, you can briefly see the camera man in the right front seat wearing a jean jacket instead of a police uniform. See more »

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D.A. Mark Calhoun: Every day, stories of gangs of 15-year-olds roaming the streets in almost every city of our country killing and raping. 12-year-olds running wild packing guns. This is a new breed, and Amanda is just one of them. We have to send a clear message to the Amandas of this world that they can no longer work and evil and get away with it! She must DIE for her crime!
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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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Moving performance by Juliette Lewis
10 February 2005 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

When I first saw this film in 1990, I as deeply disturbed but also incredibly impressed by the convincingly believable and powerful portrayal of Amanda Sue Bradley by Juliette Lewis. She was virtually unknown at the time, and I was impressed; I remember noting her name in the credits and expecting her to become a celebrity based solely on the talent she conveyed in that role. I recently saw this film again (2005), and I was even more impressed by her ability to tap into the mentality of the character and portray such desperation.

Other than her performance, the movie is nothing to rave about; in fact, I'd call it cheesy, and I would expect better of Brad Pitt. If you are a Juliette Lewis fan, however, it is a MUST SEE! Your respect for her will only grow greater. She is the only thing making the film memorable.


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