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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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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.


Comedy | Drama

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

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20 October 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Gaslight Addition  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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


JPY 61,639,900 (Japan) (6 December 1996)

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Did You Know?


Kirsten Dunst was offered the role of 'Chrissy' but refused to gain weight for the role. She stated, "It wasn't worth ruining my figure." See more »


Amount of shadow cast on log, as the girls spy on Wormers. See more »


Chrissy: For ten tree house Dollars I'd feel it to!
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References Family Affair (1966) See more »


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Written by Sophie B. Hawkins
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All-star cast. All-good film.
15 April 2001 | by (Palmerston North, New Zealand) – See all my reviews

'Now And Then' is about a group of women who return to their old treehouse and reminisce about the one summer that truly changed their lives...

With an all star cast, 'Now And Then' features Melanie Griffith, Demi Moore, Rita Wilson and Rosie O'Donnell, with Thora Birch, Gaby Hoffman, Ashleigh Aston Moore and Christina Ricci playing their younger counterparts.

Teen star Christina Ricci ('Casper', 'The Adams Family') is great - as is Ricci's 'Gold Diggers' co-star, Ashleigh Aston Moore - as the mis-informed Chrissy. Bonnie Hunt ('Jumangi') and Devon Sawa ('Wild America') also star.

The story is great - plenty of laughs to be had here, with sad moments, too. The acting is A-Grade (the young girls look very promising) and the finished product is a film all the cast should be proud of.

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