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Too Young to Be a Dad (2002)

Unrated | | Drama | TV Movie 10 June 2002
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

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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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Blair
Martha Irving ...
Hanna Berg
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Mrs. Bennett
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Zach Marshall
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Attorney
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Lorrie Kline
Juanita Peters ...
Grace Chapman
David Christoffel ...
High School math teacher
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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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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 »

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The Nursery Nurse: [hands him the baby] Your sister?
Matt Freeman: No, my daughter.
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Horrible horrible mediocrity
15 August 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had been subjected to this movie for a relationship class in my school. As figured it was nothing captivating and nothing new. Though it tries to be original by focusing on the teen father instead of the mother showing the problems that the dad would go through. It had an interesting side to it but it just doesn't live up to its originality due to the fact nothing else in this movie was original. We have the main character who has the older sister who like in every other movie like this has a thing against him, we have the stay at home mother who expects too much and when he gives more she feels offended and leaves him in the dust, then we have the father who is always gone. Then the girls side we have the parents who want everything and expect her to be perfect at all she does. On to the story like I said it was interesting but the lack of good acting from the entire cast and the lack of any good writing or storytelling. Everything about this fell into cliché the little nerd kid in school starts studying with girl, they get together, have sex and then boom we have a little kid. Perhaps it could've been better had the writing been well better and had the acting been improved I've seriously gotten more emotion out of Leatherface and his chainsaw than I did out of any actor in this film and that's pretty bad seeing as the Leatherface movies are crap and horridly acted. So far the only interesting teen pregnancy movie I've seen was Juno. So far the comical side of this serious situation has proved more entertaining while still giving the same message. Like I said the idea was original most of these films focus on the teen mother but this one chose not to instead it focuses on the drama of the father but again the originality does not save this movie from mediocrity. I really hope someone decides to either re-make this movie with a better cast and a better writer or just make another similar film because this one was wasted potential.


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