The Bad Mother's Handbook (2007)


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A young mother attempts to steer her daughter away from sex, only to find that history has a way of repeating itself. Karen (Catherine Tate) was just a teenager when she gave birth to Charlie (Holly Grainger), but with a little help from Charlie's mother Nan (Anne Reid) everything worked out for the best. Even so, Karen can't help but feeling as if she missed out on her youth due to motherhood, and she's determined to see Charlie graduate from college. But when Charlie gets pregnant, her brainy … More

Rating: PG-13 (nudity, sex, violence, language)
Genre: Drama, Television, Comedy
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On DVD: Aug 24, 2010
Cabin Fever Entertainment


as Daniel Gale

as Charlotte

as Graham

as Dr. Zeigler

as Molly

as Chairman

as Mr Dexter

as Social Services Lady

as Dickie Boone

as Uncle Jack
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Short, but sweet. Nice little family movie. Robert Pattinson was adorable even then...though he does not have a huge role in this.

Cynthia S.

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Kimmeh, you were right...this was sooo cute.


A wonderful story that I'm sure a lot of woman can relate to. But just goes to show that a mother's love is unconditional no matter what. Beautiful acting by all involved. I just loved it.

Gillian Genocide

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