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12 and Holding (2005)

R | | Drama | 7 July 2006 (Sweden)
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After his twin brother is accidentally killed by vengeful bullies, a 12-year old boy and his friends face the harsh realities of death, teenage hormones, and family dysfunction.

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Carla Chuang
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Ashley Carges
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Jim Carges
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Grace Fisher
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Patrick Fisher
Michael C. Fuchs ...
Kenny (as Michael Fuchs)
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Jeff
Joseph Foster ...
Keith Gardner (as Joseph 'C.J.' Foster)
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Tommy
Noelle 'Parker' Present ...
Haley Fisher
Jessica Sorto ...
Sara Fisher
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After his twin brother is accidentally killed by vengeful bullies, a 12-year old boy and his friends face the harsh realities of death, teenage hormones, and family dysfunction.

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boy | 12 year old | twin | friend | death | See All (145) »

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Do You Know Who Your Kids Are? See more »

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Rated R for some violence and sexual content involving minors, and for language | See all certifications »

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7 July 2006 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

El fin de la inocencia  »

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Budget:

$400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,456 (USA) (19 May 2006)

Gross:

$95,687 (USA) (14 July 2006)
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Trivia

At 48 mins into the movie the game the three children are playing while discussing adoption is called The Game Of Life. See more »

Goofs

Jacob's birthmark changes in location, size, and color throughout the movie. See more »

Quotes

Grace Fisher: You can't just eat apples all the time.
Leonard Fisher: Why not?
Grace Fisher: It's unhealthy.
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Connections

References Friday the 13th (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

Why Not Smile
Written by Peter Buck, Mike Mills (as Michael Mills), Michael Stipe
Performed by R.E.M. (as REM)
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
By Arrangement with Warner Strategic Marketing
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Well scripted and engaging
3 July 2007 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

This movie touches on a series of issues troubling America today seen thru the eyes of it's youth. The film shows us that problems in areas such as violence, guns, race issues and obesity are no longer limited to adults but play an active part amongst young people as well. The film centers around a group of 12 year old friends and their families. All with different problems which reflect on their parents short comings. The script is very well written and the acting is quite extraordinary throughout the entire film. The only real problem is that the movie feels a little too short, but perhaps it's better to quit while ones ahead. I'd recommend this film to anyone with an interest in human nature and all it's flaws.


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