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Now and Then (1995)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama | 20 October 1995 (USA)
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Four 12-year-old girls grow up together during an eventful small-town summer in 1970.

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Grandma Albertson
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Mrs. DeWitt
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Roberta, Teeny, Samantha and Chrissy have been busy growing up, but they always remembered the promise they made to be there for each other. Now they're together again to relive the greatest summer of their lives. Written by Anonymous

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In every woman there is the girl she left behind.

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated PG-13 for adolescent sex discussions | See all certifications »

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20 October 1995 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

JPY 10,796,000 (Japan) (15 November 1996)

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$27,400,000 (USA)
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The drive-in movie Teeny is watching before she and Sam try out the tree house is Love Story (1970) . See more »

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When Samantha's parents have a fight and her father leaves she is reading a book by flashlight. The book is a Babysitters Club book which did not come out until the late-1980s. See more »

Quotes

Samantha: [talking about the night in the graveyard with Crazy Pete] He said something that didn't mean as much then as it does now... He told me that things happen in life that you can't stop but it wasn't a reason to shut out the world...
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Samantha: Wow... I realize that... I've been so afraid of the bad things that um... That I've missed out on the good... You know I didn't wanna come back here... But I'm really glad I did... I'd forgotten how much it helped to have you guys as friends... I'm really lucky ...
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References Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (1970) See more »

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Band of Gold
Performed by Freda Payne
Written by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland (as Edythe Wayne) and Ron Dunbar (as Ronald Dunbar)
Courtesy of Holland Group Productions, Inc.
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Cute and fun
15 March 1999 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

This is a nice example of a fairly popular genre, the nostalgic growing-up, adventure on the edge of maturity, friendship bonding thing. As already mentioned, the adults are irrelevant and add nothing to the film (not even acting talent). The roles the girls take are all nicely stereo-typical, the princess, the prude, the tom-boy, the 'normal' one - they could have been the Spice Girls! Anyways, if you want to see a cutsie flick that's nostalgic and fairly innoffensive, this could be for you.


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