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Mom at Sixteen (2005)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 21 March 2005
Pregnant sixteen year old Jacey's well-meaning mother forces her to keep the birth a secret and decides to raise the baby as her own.

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Peter Werner

Writer:

Nancey Silvers
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Danielle Panabaker ... Jacey Jeffries
Jane Krakowski ... Donna Cooper
Clare Stone ... Macy
Tyler Hynes ... Brad
Colin Ferguson ... Bob
Mercedes Ruehl ... Terry Jeffries
Hollis McLaren ... Marlene
Rejean Cournoyer Rejean Cournoyer ... Mr. Deevers (as Rejean J. Cournoyer)
Dawn McKelvie Cyr Dawn McKelvie Cyr ... Gretchen (as Dawn Cyr)
Megan Edwards Megan Edwards ... Linda
Matthew MacCaull ... Dr. Hughes
Sabrina Jalees Sabrina Jalees ... Sarah
Deborah Allen Deborah Allen ... Pauline
Anastasia Hill Anastasia Hill ... Trea
Leah Fassett Leah Fassett ... Gena
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Storyline

Mom at Sixteen is about pregnant 16-year-old Jacey, whose well-meaning mother, after finding out she is pregnant, forces her to keep the birth a secret and both decided to give him on adoption when he is born. But the day the social services worker arrives to take him to his adoptive parents Jacey decides to keep him and she agrees that her mom will raise the baby as her own. A guidance counselor discovers Jacey's secret and tries to get her to enroll in a program for pregnant and parenting teens. Written by Anonymous

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It's about the choices you make next.

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Drama

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Just a Baby See more »

Filming Locations:

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In order to keep the film as realistic and current and possible, most of the discussions in the health class discussion scenes was improvised by the actors. Jane Krakowski would simply name a topic and the young actors would answer honestly. See more »

Goofs

When Jacey is playing the DVD that Macey gave to her, it says "For Charlie" on the DVD, but on the opening scene of the video it says "For Charley." The movie credits say that the baby's name is spelled Charley, meaning the name on the DVD is spelled wrong. See more »

Quotes

Donna Cooper: Do you think she is on drugs?
Dr. Hughes: Which one?
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better than i thought
27 March 2005 | by carolyn-44See all my reviews

this movie was actually pretty interesting. unlike most teen-mom movies, the entire thing takes place AFTER the baby is born. instead of the rebelling teen who ends up pregnant and makes her decision by the end of the movie, this movie starts with a girl whose mom has decided to raise the baby for her. expectedly, it is not quite as fairy-tale as the ends of those other movies assume it to be. danielle panabaker does a great job, you can see how much she wants to be a mom to the baby, yet can't quite handle it. the little sister video tapes everything, which allows the viewers to see the past, thus building up the characters a bit more. i would definitely recommend the movie, and a box of tissues to go with.


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