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Expecting Mary

MPAA Rating: PG-Rating (MPAA) for thematic elements involving teen pregnancy, and some language.
not reviewed
Moviemaking Quality:

Primary Audience:
Family Comedy Drama
1 hr. 37 min.
Year of Release:
USA Release:
January, 2010 (festival)
September 10, 2010 (MO, KS, FL, OK, TN, CA, UT)
September 24, 2010 (expanded)
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Featuring: Elliott GouldHorace Weitzel
Linda Gray … Darnella
Lainie Kazan … Lillian Littlefeather
Cloris Leachman … Annie
Della Reese … Doris Dorkus
Olesya Rulin … Mary
Sean AstinMeg
Gene Simmons … Taylor
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Director: Dan Gordon
Producer: WonderStar Productions, George G. Braunstein, Jim Casey, Chien Ya Chin, Don Dunn, Kim Waltrip
Distributor: Rocky Mountain Pictures

“Sometimes we make our own families…”

Here’s what the distributor says about their film: “‘Expecting Mary’ is the story of pregnant young Mary, who’s had all the trappings of an upscale life, but it’s only when she finds herself in a small New Mexico town, in a down-trodden trailer park, that she learns the real meaning of love, sacrifice and family. Dan Gordon (screenwriter of ‘Wyatt Earp’ and ‘The Hurricane’) marks his directorial debut with this effervescent dramedy. This is the kind of film that you will want to take your family to. A movie where grandparents want to take grandchildren, when parents want to take the kids and when families want to share a motion picture experience, which neither insults them, nor offends them, and which champions the values they and their families hold dear.”

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Positive—This film made me proud to be a moral person. I saw it… ran home and called my 81 year old mom and my 14 year old niece and told them each they MUST see it. Morals in a film… imagine that. I laughed out loud to good humor without cursing… and cried, because I was so inspired by the most human emotions I have seen on film in ages.
My Ratings: Moral rating: Excellent! / Moviemaking quality: 5
Chris Crawford, age 46 (USA)


Movie Critics
…A pregnant teen runaway finds unexpected help in this quirky pro-life flick… a film that depicts, in literally glowing fashion, the transcendent goodness of giving life…
Frederica Mathewes-Green, Christianity Today