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Fifteen and Pregnant (1998)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  19 January 1998 (USA)
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Based on a true story, 15 year old Tina Spangler discovers she is pregnant. Her choices are abortion, adoption, or a lonely, exhausting life as a single parent. Abandoned by her boyfriend, ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Evie Spangler
Tina Spangler
Cal Spangler
Laurie Walsh
Karen Trumbo ...
Jane Walsh
Rachel Spangler
Adam Spangler (as Zach Sherman)
Ray Hood
Grandma Spangler
Karen Gotarus
Tyler Gannon ...
Dr. Ross
Joe Ivy ...
Dr. Warsaw
Rebecca Nachison ...
Mrs. Knapp
Mrs. Crawley


Based on a true story, 15 year old Tina Spangler discovers she is pregnant. Her choices are abortion, adoption, or a lonely, exhausting life as a single parent. Abandoned by her boyfriend, she turns to her mother. Tina discovers although it has torn her world apart, her pregnancy could re-unite her shattered family and help her find her true purpose in life. Written by Anonymous

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Tina Spangler is about to discover just how little she knows about life... See more »




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Ray has a cigarette tucked behind his right ear while talking to Tina about going back to football. In the very next shot the cigarette has disappeared. In the next shot it is there again. See more »


Cal Spangler: Well I think she's braver a little more honest than all of us.
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Referenced in Bobcat Goldthwait: You Don't Look the Same Either. (2012) See more »

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Child becomes Mother
31 December 2002 | by (Alabama) – See all my reviews

In this movie a 15-year-old gets pregnant, and fears telling her parents. Although this girl is very young, she decides right off not to have an abortion or give her child up for adoption. She makes and adult decision when she decides as a mother that her child has a better chance with her than with some other family. This movie is a prime example of how teenagers will be teenagers, siblings will fight, and parents will be there until the very end. The main focus of this movie is young Tina who will soon give birth to a child. In the begining of this movie you will see how she is just a child, sand proves it in many ways. Throughout the movie you will see her grow out of immaturity in to a young woman before her child is born. All teens should have to watch this child struggle with the fact that she is going to have to be a mature woman and mother to the child on the way. There are the "religious view of others" that are strictly opinion about how this child is going to raise her baby. They are wrong. At the end of this movie it left you on a high on how her family accepted Tina and her baby. I feel that the reason they gave this impression is that the damage has been done why cause more damage to this young life who now has a child top raise? We all know what will be coming in the years ahead.

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