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That Was Then... This Is Now (1985)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  8 November 1985 (USA)
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Two juvenile delinquents find themselves growing apart, for one is growing up, and the other is staying young and reckless.

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Angela Shepard
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Charlie Woods
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A delinquent teenager's only link to society is the attachment he feels towards an older brother-figure. When the older boy starts spending time with a new girlfriend, the teenager begins to feel even more alienated, and gets involved with drugs and the police. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

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From the Author of "The Outsiders" and "Rumble Fish"

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Crime | Drama

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A Força da Inocência  »

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In the original novel, Ponyboy Curtis is featured and the rivalry between the Greasers and the Socs is referenced. However, they were left out of the movie adaptation to make it a stand alone story, See more »

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In just about every scene where a bus is involved, it's bus #461. See more »

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Charlie Woods: [Mark is playing pool alone] What are you doing?
Mark Jennings: Playing with myself.
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References Tex (1982) See more »

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A Milestone Movie
5 August 2001 | by (Orange County, California) – See all my reviews

I was born in 1970. While many movies such as Pretty In Pink, etc. were bigger hits, these movies along with a couple of others were incredibly important in what it means to be a friend, what it meant to grow up, and what it meant to grow up in the 80's. It wasn't a "great" movie, but it was a great movie for me and is a great movie about growing up, deciding what is important, forming morals. Will be on my buy list when I get a little money.


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