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 15-year-old Francesca pregnant, their parents decide to put the unborn baby up for adoption. Matt agrees to the decision, but later begins to rethink it. This movie shows the father's point of view.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Susan Freeman
Matt Freeman (as Paul Franklin Dano)
Francesca Howell
Dan Freeman
Alex Freeman
Dr. Howell
Juliana Howell
Martha Irving ...
Hanna Berg
Mrs. Bennett
Zach Marshall
Mauralea Austin ...
Lorrie Kline
Juanita Peters ...
Grace Chapman
David Christoffel ...
High School math teacher


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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When Francesca is getting sick in her bathroom, and her dad realizes she's pregnant, you can clearly see the padding under her shirt. See more »


The Nursery Nurse: [hands him the baby] Your sister?
Matt Freeman: No, my daughter.
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18 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

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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