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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 ...
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Mark Davenport ...
Mickey
Lew Hopson ...
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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 »

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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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Amanda Sue Bradley: [after a flashback reveals that Amanda did kill Mike] I was on so many drugs and there was so much stuff going on. What I can figure out is - is that I loved Mike. I really loved him.
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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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Not a feel good movie
28 February 2004 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Brad Pitt and Juliette Lewis both turn in good performances in `Too Young To Die'. Together, the two really make the audience believe the roles are real; unfortunately, the roles are real as the movie is based on a true story. The movie has not one upbeat moment in it, then again, it's not suppose to, as the subject matter-the true story-can be described as nothing other than a depressing tragedy. Can our society condone the killing of children in the name of justice, even for crimes like the one described in this story? Or, should children be held to a different, lesser, standard than an adult? `Too Young To Die' does not answer this question, but it makes one think about it. So, if you want a good, thought provoking movie, this is the one, but if you're looking for a laugh, get a different film, because this one will bring you only tears.


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