Too Young to Marry

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"Why should true love wait?"
  • TV-PG
  • 2007
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 5.3  (779)

Too Young to Marry is a 2007 romantic comedy-drama film directed by Michel Poulette, starring Nina Dobrev and Dillon Casey in lead roles. The film follows the story of a young high school couple who decide to get married despite their families and society’s disapproval. The movie begins with the introduction of our protagonists, who are high school sweethearts named Jessica Carpenter (Nina Dobrev) and Max Peterson (Dillon Casey). Jessica is an ambitious and smart girl who dreams of becoming a doctor, while Max is a charming and laid-back young man, who enjoys fishing and spending time with his friends.

Jessica and Max have been dating for two years, and their love for each other has only grown stronger. However, things take a dramatic turn when Jessica discovers that she is pregnant. The news comes as a shock to both of them, as they never expected to become parents so early in their lives.

Despite the initial shock, Jessica and Max are determined to make their relationship work and raise their child together. However, their families and friends are not as supportive, and they face constant pressure to break up and have an abortion.

As the story progresses, we see how Jessica and Max struggle to cope with the challenges of teenage pregnancy and figure out their future together. With the help of their supportive school principal Miss Dupre (Polly Draper) and a caring doctor, Jessica and Max navigate through the ups and downs of their relationship and work towards building a better future for themselves and their child.

The movie deals with various themes such as teenage pregnancy, family values, and societal pressure. It provides a realistic portrayal of how young couples cope with the challenges of starting a family at an early age and the impact it can have on their lives.

The chemistry between Nina Dobrev and Dillon Casey is excellent, and they do justice to their roles. Nina’s performance as a determined and independent young woman who refuses to give up on her dreams is commendable, while Dillon brings a certain charm to his character, making him likeable and relatable.

Polley Draper’s performance as the supportive school principal is also noteworthy. She provides a ray of hope for the young couple and stands by them through their darkest moments.

The movie’s soundtrack is also worth mentioning, with its catchy and upbeat tunes that perfectly complement the movie’s overall feel-good vibe. The cinematography is also impressive, capturing the beauty of small-town America, where the story is set.

Overall, Too Young to Marry is a heartwarming and touching movie that tackles important issues such as teenage pregnancy and the challenges that come with it. The movie is well-directed and well-acted, providing an engaging and enjoyable viewing experience for audiences of all ages.

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    1 hr 30 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    5.3  (779)