From celebrated director Penny Marshall comes the fresh, funny and true story of a girl who did everything wrong but got everything right. Make way for Beverly (Drew Barrymore), a smart, beautiful young woman who can't wait to grow up, much to the frustration of her police sergeant father (James Woods). However, her life takes its first unexpected detour when she gets pregnant at the age of sixteen. The baby's father, her husband Ray (Steve Zahn), turns out to need more mothering than her newborn son. But through all the trouble, Beverly builds a life for herself that's more than she ever imagined and lives a story that's waiting to be told.