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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

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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 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

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Nervous is normal.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 February 2013 (Russia) See more »

Also Known As:

A Primeira Vez 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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Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

During the movie night while Aubrey is talking to Dave she says that her dream is to travel and she wants so bad to "go out there again" . In reality Britt Robertson (the actress playing Aubrey) has admitted in an interview that she hates travelling and she prefers staying at home. 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 »

Quotes

Aubrey Miller: Your balls are vibrating.
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Connections

Referenced in Unfriended (2014) See more »

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Can't Stop Thinking
Written by Tom Wolfe
Performed by Buva
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One of the Best Teen Love Films of Recent Times
23 April 2013 | by danew13See all my reviews

I go back quite aways to A Summer Place and Parish,yet even as a senior citizen I found The First Time to be a refreshingly honest and well acted film highlighted by the performance of Britt Robertson, a young actress who unfortunately is in the shade of Jennifer Lawrence and Ellen Page...yet I hope she can find he way into the sun because she has a lot to offer.

The film, although light hearted, doesn't deal in mind numbing clichés. It is about the real emotions of modern high school kids, who you realize aren't that much different from the kids of my generation.

It's nice to see a film where kids actually fall deeply for each other rather than just fleeting sexual attraction.


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