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Now and Then (1995)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 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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I. Marlene King
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christina Ricci ... Roberta
Rosie O'Donnell ... Roberta
Thora Birch ... Teeny
Melanie Griffith ... Teeny
Gaby Hoffmann ... Samantha
Demi Moore ... Samantha
Ashleigh Aston Moore ... Chrissy
Rita Wilson ... Chrissy
Devon Sawa ... Scott Wormer
Walter Sparrow ... Crazy Pete
Cloris Leachman ... Grandma Albertson
Lolita Davidovich ... Mrs. Albertson
Janeane Garofalo ... Wiladene
Hank Azaria ... Bud Kent
Bonnie Hunt ... Mrs. DeWitt
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

In every woman there is the girl she left behind.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 October 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Gaslight Addition See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,440,173, 22 October 1995

Gross USA:

$27,112,329

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$37,591,674
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The Tarot cards used by Wiladene (Janeane Garofalo) are the Five of Swords, High Priestess, Death, Page of Swords, and Ten of Swords. The exact interpretation is unknown. See more »

Goofs

When Sam pulls up outside Chrissy's house, watch as she opens her door, and you can see silver dolly tracks and a thick black wire reflected in the door. See more »

Quotes

Chrissy: After all, a promise is a promise.
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Alternate Versions

The version shown on ABC in late 2002 (as well as the versions shown on the Superstation and TNT) omits the scene where Samantha's mother makes them all hide under the kitchen table while Cloris Leachman's character bangs on the front door. See more »

Connections

References Airplane! (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

These Eyes
Performed by The Guess Who
Written by Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings
Courtesy of The RCA Records Label of BMG Music
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User Reviews

Stand By Me for Girls
20 August 2003 | by jay50See all my reviews

This is a cult classic girl movie and i still watch it today. Although I did not enjoy the 'Now' version of the film, where the four girls are grown up and re-uniting, mostly because i feel the characters dont really like eachother anymore, i loved watching the 'then' part with the four girls growing up in 1970's USA. The excellent soundtrack just adds to the uplifting feeling of this film. Watch as we follow Christina Richie and friends growing up through fun times (Devon Sawa getting his clothes stolen) and bad times (Richie finding out how her mum died). Look for an early performance from Brendan Frasier as a soldier back from war, and Thora Birch before she got all serious! Excellent film.


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