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Unexpected (2015)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 24 July 2015 (USA)
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An inner-city high school teacher discovers she is pregnant at the same time as one of her most promising students and the two develop an unlikely friendship while struggling to navigate their unexpected pregnancies.

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Kris Swanberg
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cobie Smulders ... Samantha Abbott
Anders Holm ... John
Gail Bean ... Jasmine
Elizabeth McGovern ... Carolyn
Aaron J. Nelson ... Travis (as Aaron Nelson)
Tyla Abercrumbie ... Ms. Bryant
Shonique Watkins Shonique Watkins ... Monique
Takiyah Dixon Takiyah Dixon ... Kiki
Kevin Anderson Kevin Anderson ... Little Kevin
Audrey Morgan Audrey Morgan ... Ms. Taylor (Grandma')
Joshlyn Camille Lomax Joshlyn Camille Lomax ... LaParis (as Jocelyn Lomax)
Preston Tate Jr. ... Jamal
Jasmine Purcell Jasmine Purcell ... Takiyah
Taylor Witherspoon Taylor Witherspoon ... Kiara
Aaliayah Romer Aaliayah Romer ... Chymice
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An inner-city high school teacher discovers she is pregnant at the same time as one of her most promising students and the two develop an unlikely friendship while struggling to navigate their unexpected pregnancies.

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No one is ever really prepared.

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

24 July 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ekei pou den to perimeneis See more »

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Gross USA:

$23,986

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$36,402
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This is loosely based on director Kris Swanberg's life. See more »

Quotes

Samantha Abbott: Pink dinosaurs. Oh, I love 'em.
John: Right?
Samantha Abbott: I love' em.
John: I was so psyched when I saw these.
Samantha Abbott: Oh, they're perfect.
John: I can't believe they exist.
Samantha Abbott: Well yeah technically, they're extinct.
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Naive film.
7 August 2015 | by machenewsgroupSee all my reviews

As a twice married, still fairly young man with three children whom were made very much on purpose - this film annoyed me by its naive: "Duh, how did I get pregnant?" tone. "Unexpected" pregnancies are probably the only subject I will sign up to a website for just for the purpose of commenting. Please publish my review of the main theme of the film, it is so important that the simple message I will put across is understood by younger people as it seems sex education is failing if this film is anything to go by. This film is misleading about "how" people get pregnant.

There is a line at 17:58 that made my face contort like I'd just eaten a lemon and I began to fizzle and pop. On hearing about a student's pregnancy a teacher says: "I just don't understand how these girls get themselves into these situations? It's like they want to get pregnant."

She doesn't understand? Wow. The main character didn't seem to understand either and seems genuinely surprised that she is pregnant.

In her mid-30's, she's only been having periods for at least the last twenty years of her life and should by now have some clue as to what causes pregnancies. The answer is "boys/men". There is no such thing as an "accident". Too much emphasis is placed on condoms preventing pregnancy. A condom's main function is to guard against disease passed on through blood which you should absolutely use if you are unsure about a partner's sexual past or have only just met. The "didn't have a condom" excuse is not an excuse. If you are in a long term relationship and it is quite obvious they don't have any infections, even if a condom is not available, there is still no reason at all for a girl to become pregnant. Pre-ejaculate does not contain sperm - it is nearly the same as the fluid secreted by a females Skene's glands when she is aroused. To get pregnant, a woman has only about a 24-hour window of opportunity in the month! You count 14 days from the FIRST DAY of a girl's LAST period. That is the time an egg is there waiting to be fertilized. That seems incredible that so many "accidents" occur. It isn't. Young people are seeing each other very often and quite quickly! That means a near-constant supply of semen against the cervix (opening to the womb). As sperm can live a few days, just so easy!. What needs to be hammered into people's minds (and the main character in this film apparently), is to NOT allow the male partner to ejaculate inside the vagina. If you are going to have sex, boys please know you must finish "outside" and girls, for goodness sake don't allow him to ejaculate inside. It is YOUR body and your right to demand he doesn't. The hundreds of times I had sex with my first wife and second wife I always used this simple method and NEVER ONCE did we have any scares. The times I made my gorgeous three kids was with permission and mutual consent and we became pregnant and it was a joy! Follow this simple rule and you can enjoy a full sex life but remain in education/work, without needing to go to the school toilet and sit on it and act "surprised" and say the F-word. ;-)


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