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Due East (2002)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Drama  |  12 May 2002 (USA)
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The movie spotlights an intelligent high school senior and National Merit Scholar (Bryant) who has never been part of the "in crowd." She teaches a high school equivalency night class, ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jesse Rapple
Becky Purdue
Clara Bryant ...
Mary Faith Rapple
Jack Purdue Sr.
Nell Dugan
Lizann Gold
Mr. Anderson
Stephen Dugan
Michael Yaeger
Buddy Miles
Sissy Purdue
Mrs. Pevely
Shaun Johnston ...
Mr. Yaeger


The movie spotlights an intelligent high school senior and National Merit Scholar (Bryant) who has never been part of the "in crowd." She teaches a high school equivalency night class, tends to the needs of her widower father, Jesse (Forster), and pretty much stays to herself. But when she meets a loner who recently moved to the town of Due East, she feels a sense of belonging for the first time in her life. Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements, sensuality and some language | See all certifications »





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12 May 2002 (USA)  »

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An intelligence-insulting cornball
3 June 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

Straight from chick flick hell into your homes courtesy of Showtime comes this sappy story about a small town (Due East) girl who gets pregnant and then has to deal, well, getting expelled from school and lots of people who want to help her beyond all reason, throwing money at her problem, etc. The films fails to deal with he real problems of unwed-mother-to-be-hood, offers marginally convincing performances, and distills to just so much blathering. Recommended for females only.

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