The First Time Movie

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The First Time is a modern look at the angst, anticipation and hopefulness of young love…

Who's Involved:

Britt Robertson, Adam G. Sevani, James Frecheville, Dylan O'Brien, Victoria Justice, Craig Roberts, Jonathan Kasdan, Liz Glotzer, Martin Shafer

Release Date:

Friday, October 19, 2012 (Limited)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

Dave (O'Brien) is a high school senior who spends most of his time pining away over a girl he can’t have. Aubrey (Robertson), a junior with artistic aspirations, has a hot boyfriend who doesn’t quite understand her or seem to care. Dave and Aubrey meet one night at a party. A casual conversation sparks an instant connection, and, over the course of a weekend, things turn magical, romantic, complicated and funny as Aubrey and Dave discover what it's like to fall in love for the first time.

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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making The First Time

A look at the The First Time behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Jonathan Kasdan last directed In the Land of Women. The film's writer Jonathan Kasdan last wrote In the Land of Women and My Spy.


Jonathan Kasdan


Liz Glotzer
Martin Shafer

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Production: What we know about The First Time

Key Facts

  1. A 2012 Sundance Film Festival crowd pleaser.

Filming Timeline

On or about March 22, 2012, the film was in Completed status.

On or about February 18, 2011, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Set to begin shooting in April 2011

On or about November 1, 2010, the film was in Announced status.

The First Time Release Date: When was it released?

The First Time was released in 2012 on Friday, October 19, 2012 (Limited release). There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including Alex Cross, Paranormal Activity 4 and The Sessions.

When will the movie be on DVD?

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

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