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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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Susan Freeman
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Matt Freeman (as Paul Franklin Dano)
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Francesca Howell
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Alex Freeman
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Dr. Howell
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Juliana Howell
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Blair
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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
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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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What do you do when things don't go according to plan?

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Bruce Davison and Katie Stuart both are in this movie and both were also in the film X2: X-Men United (2003), although in both films they have no scenes together. See more »

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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 »

Quotes

Dan Freeman: Are you sure son? It's for life.
Matt Freeman: It's already for life, dad.
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28 April 2003 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie the night it aired on Lifetime for the first time, and I thought it was pretty much stupid. What 15 year old boy doesn't like sex? I don't know, the acting was okay, not all that great, and the baby was too old to be considered a newborn that they just brought home from the hospital. I wouldnt watch this movie again because it just didn't make sense to me, first everyone is mad at him, then theyre all happy at the end? i've seen teenage parenthood, its not all fun and games and sweet and nice as they make it out to be in the movies, nobody is ever truly ok in the end. The movie all in all didn't make sense and it wasnt realistic at all.


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