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The First Time (2012)

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A shy senior and a down-to-earth junior fall in love over the weekend.

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A shy senior and a down-to-earth junior fall in love over the weekend.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Nervous is normal.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements involving teen sexuality, partying, and language

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7 February 2013 (Russia)  »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,061 (USA) (19 October 2012)

Gross:

$17,061 (USA) (19 October 2012)
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The character Aubrey Miller mentions at the theater that cheesy romance is strictly for Nicholas Sparks books. Ironically, Britt Robertson, the actress portraying Aubrey would go on to star as Sophia Danko in The Longest Ride, an adaptation from a Nicholas Sparks novel. See more »

Goofs

In the final scene where Aubrey decides to run back to Dave, who is still at his car, you see her drop her bag to the ground to make out with him. In the next scene however, they change the camera angle of them making out, and the book-bag is nowhere to be seen. See more »

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Jane Harmon: God, I am so sick of these arrogant jag weeds! They're big, stupid mouths and they're tiny little penises.
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References The Bourne Legacy (2012) See more »

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Vampire's Kiss
Written by John Gold
Performed by John Gold
Courtesy of Vagrant Records
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As good as a high school rom-com gets
7 March 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I really liked The First Time. I don't feel the need to summarize what the movie is about, as the other reviews and the summary does that job, but I really enjoyed this movie. The writing for this movie really stood out to me, as the conversations felt so real between characters because of subtle little things that happen in most conversations in real life. That's a credit to the actors as well, but when you see the movie, especially the first time the main characters meet, you will understand what I mean.

It's a shame this film didn't get a bigger release in theaters because Dylan O'Brien and Britt Robertson are both terrific. They make the two characters blend so well together it's hard not to root for them to wind up together. The supporting cast does a great job as well, but this movie is all about Dave and Aubrey so there wasn't a large chunk of material for any of them.

The only thing I can suggest for this movie is don't go into it expecting to make you laugh hysterically. Don't get me wrong, it's a very funny movie, but it's more of the type that makes you smile, grin, or giggle. Can't go without mentioning the soundtrack either, its phenomenal and every song goes with its moment.

Overall, I highly recommend this movie. The only way I could see someone disliking the film is if they are not into rom-coms or high school movies, but if you are then why are you even watching it in the first place?

9/10


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