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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 one weekend.

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Jonathan Kasdan

Writer:

Jonathan Kasdan
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Britt Robertson ... Aubrey Miller
Dylan O'Brien ... Dave Hodgman
Craig Roberts ... Simon Daldry
Joshua Malina ... Aubrey's Dad
James Frecheville ... Ronny
Christine Taylor ... Aubrey's Mom
Victoria Justice ... Jane Harmon
Lamarcus Tinker ... Big Corporation
Maggie Elizabeth Jones ... Stella
Halston Sage ... Brianna
Molly C. Quinn ... Erica #1 (as Molly Quinn)
Matthew Fahey ... Brendan Meltzer
Chase Levy ... Himself
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Storyline

One night at a friend's house party, a somewhat confident Dave meets a cool and artistic girl named Aubrey. She helps him with his romantic feelings for Jane. They talk about Dave's feelings, and he believes he should tell Jane how he feels. They soon get interrupted by the cops showing up, but decide to walk home together. As the weekend begins, the new friends start to hang out, as well as discuss their relationship... And their virginity. Dave becomes more and more interested in Aubrey, and she reciprocates. Even though she is involved with Roni (her soon to be ex), she has trouble denying her true feelings for Dave. There is one problem, however, Dave is going off to college in another city. Aubrey still has one year left of high school. Will they be able to handle a long distance relationship? Is their love strong enough? Or will Dave chose Jane, the girl of his dreams instead. Written by Jamie Paton

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Nervous is normal.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements involving teen sexuality, partying, and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 February 2013 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

The First Time See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,061, 21 October 2012

Gross USA:

$22,836

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$92,654
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When Dave is in Aubrey's house for the first time as he goes up the stairs he pauses for a minute looking at a photo of Aubrey and her parents. Aubrey looks at the same exact picture towards the end of the film when she is getting ready to leave for school. See more »

Goofs

When Aubrey and Dave are driving after he picked her up at her house, Aubrey's hair is curly. When she steps out of the car on the parking lot, her hair is straight, and in the next scene, the kissing scene in front of her house, her hair is curly again. See more »

Quotes

Aubrey Miller: Last summer, I, uh, I got to visit my uncle and his boyfriend in Madrid and one day I was just like, walking around and I got lost. And I, and I, my cellphone was dead and I had no idea where their apartment was and then, and then I was worried because I was, like, going to have to adapt to life as a street person in Madrid and finally, I like, wandered out into this plaza and I sat down by a fountain and I just, like, breathed. And I realized, I had been so focused on where I was going and, ...
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Connections

References Crank (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Teenage Daydream
Written by Robin Feher
Performed by The Nights
Courtesy of Sing Little Bird Music
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Awesome
24 April 2013 | by TimAtlantaSee all my reviews

I thought this movie handled teenage romance, chemistry, nervousness, perhaps actual first time sex, really well. If it's truly the first time for both kids..it can be weird and confusing. I especially enjoyed the music and can't find a soundtrack. :( I thought the characters were original. The conversation between the 3 guys was not untypical of what I had with my buddies back in the day...long ago. The one scene where the guy yells back at them "what's wrong with you assholes..." wasn't really a necessary scene. It appeared the director just forgot to drop that on the floor. However, it would have been nice to have seen a little more interaction between Dave and Aubrey..like the theories he talked about and the discussions he was referring to. Still I'm 52 and I watched it with my teenagers and we all loved it.


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