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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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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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Details

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, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$17,061, 21 October 2012
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Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Aubrey at the parking lot scene says that she is afraid that she is not going to be strong enough to be on her own, but in real life Britt Robertson moved to LA with her grandmother and away from her family when she was just 14 years old. Two years later her grandma left and she started living on her own despite being only 16. See more »

Goofs

After Dave jumps from the roof he says he is OK but in the next scenes and in the movie theater you can see he had actually scratched his hand and is wearing a small bandage. See more »

Quotes

Brianna: What are you people doing in here? I told you, living room is off limits.
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Connections

References Crank (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Sweet Louise
Written by Barbara Gruska and Ethan Gruska
Performed by The Belle Brigade
Courtesy of Reprise Records
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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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