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Fifteen and Pregnant (1998)

Unrated | | Drama | TV Movie 19 January 1998
Based on a true story, 15 year old Tina Spangler discovers she is pregnant. Her choices are abortion, adoption, or a lonely, exhausting life as a single parent. Abandoned by her boyfriend, ... See full summary »

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Sam Pillsbury

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Susan Cuscuna
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Park Overall ... Evie Spangler
Kirsten Dunst ... Tina Spangler
David Andrews ... Cal Spangler
Margot Demeter ... Laurie Walsh
Karen Trumbo Karen Trumbo ... Jane Walsh
Julia Whelan ... Rachel Spangler
Zachary Ray Sherman ... Adam Spangler (as Zach Sherman)
Daniel Kountz ... Ray Wood
Marlyn Mason ... Grandma Spangler
Katee Sackhoff ... Karen Gotatus
Tyler Gannon Tyler Gannon ... Melody
Sherilyn Lawson ... Dr. Ross
Joe Ivy Joe Ivy ... Dr. Warsaw
Rebecca Nachison Rebecca Nachison ... Mrs. Knapp
Jan Brehm ... Mrs. Crawley
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Storyline

Based on a true story, 15 year old Tina Spangler discovers she is pregnant. Her choices are abortion, adoption, or a lonely, exhausting life as a single parent. Abandoned by her boyfriend, she turns to her mother. Tina discovers although it has torn her world apart, her pregnancy could re-unite her shattered family and help her find her true purpose in life. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

A child's secret. A mother's love. A family's rebirth. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fifteen and Pregnant See more »

Filming Locations:

Portland, Oregon, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Goofs

Ray has a cigarette tucked behind his right ear while talking to Tina about going back to football. In the very next shot the cigarette has disappeared. In the next shot it is there again. See more »

Quotes

Cal Spangler: Well I think she's braver a little more honest than all of us.
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Connections

Referenced in Bobcat Goldthwait: You Don't Look the Same Either. (2012) See more »

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Fantastic movie
15 December 2004 | by deeniaartsSee all my reviews

i found "fifteen and Pregnant" to be a real moving story, also very true as to what would happen if a young girl was to get pregnant. Kirsten is a fantastic actor, especially in heart moving films like this one. her boyfriend is a drop kick and you can tell from the very beginning that he wont stick around, also the way he has the nerve to show up at the birth with his new girlfriend after just dumping Tina! very unappealing!

but overall this movie will make you laugh, cry and sometimes get mad all at the same time. i put this as one of my most favorite movies yet. Fantastic Film!


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