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Too Young to Be a Dad (2002)

TV Movie  |  Unrated  |   |  Drama  |  10 June 2002 (USA)
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When 15-year-old, Matt Freeman, gets his girlfriend, Francesca, pregnant her family decides to put the unborn baby up for adoption. Matt agrees to the decision, but begins to rethink it. This movie is taken from the father's point of view.

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Susan Freeman
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Matt Freeman (as Paul Franklin Dano)
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Francesca Howell
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Dan Freeman
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Alex Freeman
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Dr. Howell
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Juliana Howell
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Hanna Berg
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Mrs. Bennett
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Zach Marshall
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Lorrie Kline
Juanita Peters ...
Grace Chapman
David Christoffel ...
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Businessman Dan Freeman and his wife, teacher Susan, realized their brat daughter Alex (19) wouldn't do well in life, but expect better from model son Matt, an honor student. Yet classmate Francesca Howell, daughter of an MD, seduces him to sex and gets pregnant. Unlike the much richer Howell family, who insists on adoption and financial help, Matt wants to take responsibility and is prepared to any sacrifice. Gradually his parents' protective attitude matures into understanding support, some of which even rubs off on Alex. Written by KGF Vissers

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The Nursery Nurse: [hands him the baby] Your sister?
Matt Freeman: No, my daughter.
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I love this movie. Its great, it shows what goes on with teenagers at times like that. Paul Dano in this movie better then in The Girl Next Door. There's drama but its good. He showed that you have to be responsible about the stuff you do. I admit i cried a little but i guess thats what they were aiming for but I love it. Its a really great movie. I'd watch it more if it came on. But hes a really good actor and he set the mood in it. It just goes to show you that people can be very responsible about having a baby at a young age. Of course I'm not saying its good for kids the age of 15 to have a baby but if it happens there's really nothing you can do much anyways. But i also wonder if guys watch it, you know kinda guide them along if it ever happens. It sets a great example for guys to handle it.


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