Where the plan is too make Drew fall in love with her and she is to dump him and make feel the same torment that he put her through but things go awry when Mel really falls in love with him



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Credited cast:
Melissa 'Mel' Rochester
Drew Hesler (as Brian A. Green)
Gabby Castellani
Cara Cabot
Mary Ann McNally
Jeff Blue (as Adam Reid)
Mallory Margel ...
Young Melissa 'Missy' Rochester
Gage Knox ...
Young Gabby Castellani
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We all wish we could change the past. For Mel that day has come. In junior high, Mel and Gabby were the biggest geeks. Of course, Mel had a crush on the most popular guy, Drew Hesler. When word spreads of Mel's crush, he plays a cruel joke on her pretending to be interested, only to turn her down in front of the entire school. Eleven years later, our ugly ducklings are now swans and Mel is a PR executive. When Mel is assigned to handle the publicity for a new restaurant, she is shocked to discover that the owner is a handsome young entrepreneur named Drew Hesler. Written by Will N.

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Never break a girl's heart unless you're sure you're done with it. See more »


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A Great Movie!!

This movie, by far, is my favorite romance movie! I watched it with my best friend over the telephone, who is like 1,000 miles away, but we still both cried at the sweetness.

This was a typical "loser girl from middle school gets scorn by the school hottie, then gets her revenge" type movie. Not only teens would enjoy it, adults, too!

This movie seems likely to happen in reality, in such a big city as Chicago. I just must say, the leading man was dead sexy in it, and if the cute plot and great acting isn't enough to make you go out and rent it, ladies, the guys sure is!

This movie made me laugh, cry, and realize that romance needs to be re-introduced to todays men, so boys, take notes, and rent this movie.

There are many reasons for every person to see This Time Around. I myself gave it 10 stars. The acting is great, and the characters are so realistic. You have your (brunette) leading lady, accompanied by her best (brunette) friend, and the evil evil (blonde) woman! You see, all parts to a great movie are there!

So I say, rent this movie, watch it, comment on it, and give it 10 stars, because I sure did. This movie is pure romance, and cute to boot!

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