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Too Young to Die? (1990)

An abused 15 year old is charged with a murder that carries the death penalty in this fact-based story.

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Robert Markowitz

Writers:

David Hill (story), David Hill (teleplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Tucker ... Buddy Thornton
Juliette Lewis ... Amanda Sue Bradley
Brad Pitt ... Billy Canton
Alan Fudge ... D.A. Mark Calhoun
Emily Longstreth ... Jean Glessner
Laurie O'Brien ... Wanda Bradley Sledge
Yvette Heyden Yvette Heyden ... Annie Meacham
Tom Everett ... Judge Harper
Michael O'Keefe ... Mike Medwicki
Dean Abston Dean Abston ... Harvey Sledge
J. Stephen Brady J. Stephen Brady ... Brian
Mark Davenport Mark Davenport ... Mickey
Lew Hopson ... Star
Annabelle Weenick ... Birdie Jewel
Charles C. Stevenson Jr. ... Pastor
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Storyline

An abused 15 year old is charged with a murder that carries the death penalty in this fact-based story.

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They were young, in love and wanted for murder.

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 February 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Too Young to Die See more »

Filming Locations:

Taft, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Brad Pitt and Juliette Lewis started dating while shooting this film in 1989. Lewis was 16 years old while Pitt was 26 when their relationship began. They worked together again in Kalifornia (1993). The relationship ended in 1993, after four years. See more »

Goofs

There is a police car driving through a crowd and an egg is thrown at the window, you can briefly see the camera man in the right front seat wearing a jean jacket instead of a police uniform. See more »

Quotes

Mike Medwicki: [curious about Amanda in the strip joint] How old are you?
Amanda Sue Bradley: [sarcastically] 18, nearly - 17 and a half.
Mike Medwicki: [noticing she is eating popcorn] I hope that's not your supper.
Amanda Sue Bradley: How come you get to be so interested?
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Soundtracks

PERFECT WORLD
Written by Alex Call
Performed by Huey Lewis & The News (as Huey Lewis and The News)
Courtesy of Chrysalis Records and Lew-Bob Songs
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She was a Puppet on a string
23 October 2004 | by w-heiligSee all my reviews

If this movie was true to fact, Well then the people who were on the jury was very blind. This poor girl was a puppet on a string, Form the way I got it is the dead beat she was with influenced her with drugs,fear, and a misguided sense of the word Love. Pumping her up with drugs then pumping her up with words to do something that with out the drugs she wouldn't even think of doing. full grown adults can be influenced with the help of drugs, and we're talking about a 15 year old child with a want to be needed and a place too call home. They had a chance too help this little girl, But instead they influenced one another too kill her. Did this happen during an election year? I don't know but it's very wrong when WE stop helping kids when they get into trouble, Ain't that what kids do?


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