Now and Then (1995)



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Movie Info

Four women look back at the girls they used to be in this warm comedy-drama. Author Samantha Albertson (Demi Moore), actress Tina Tercell (Melanie Griffith), gynecologist Roberta Martin (Rosie O'Donnell), and housewife Christina DeWitt (Rita Wilson) are friends from childhood who get together for the first time in years when Christina is about to have a baby. Seeing the old gang sends Samantha down memory lane, as she recalls the summer of 1970, when the girls were 12-years-old and edging into … More

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: I. Marlene King
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 21, 1999
New Line Home Entertainment



as Tina Tercell

as Young Teeny

as Roberta Martin

as Young Roberta

as Samantha Albertson

as Young Samantha

as Christina DeWitt

as Young Chrissy

as Angela Albertson

as Mrs. Dewitt

as Mrs. Albertson

as Grandma Albertson

as Scott Wormer

as Roger Wormer

as Eric Wormer

as Clay Wormer

as Vietnam Veteran

as Mr. Albertson

as Crazy Pete

as Bobby Fricker

as Outfielder

as Young Morton

as Bud Kent

as Tractor Driver

as Limo Driver

as Morton Williams
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Critic Reviews for Now and Then

All Critics (25) | Top Critics (10)

Now and Then is successful, but only now and then.

January 1, 2000
USA Today
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Audience Reviews for Now and Then

Dull rather than bad. Good cast, particularly the younger girls. Thora Birch and Christina Ricci are always good. The older cast not so good. The 60's setting for the flashbacks didn't personally resonate for me, but I imagine they might for some who grew up in this era, with the outfits and soundtrack.
The story is just too plodding and doesn't really go anywhere. I watched this all the way through when it was first released and remember being bored and unimpressed. I wondered if time and age might have softened my opinion. Unfortunately, I still find it a snoozefest. Gave up on it this time around 40 minutes in.

Nicki Marie

Super Reviewer


I really should not like this incredibly stupid movie, but I do. II can't help it, I'm a sucker for girl power reunion movies, no matter how formula they get. And I love how they just sort of pair up toward the end, and then separate, and then return. But seriously: Rosie O'Donnell as Christina Ricci grown up, what the hell?

Jennifer Xu

Super Reviewer


Interesting that only 19% of critics liked "Now and Then", yet 78% of Flixster users liked it. I am in the 78%. It is always interesting to see the kid and adult version of the same person in a movie, although I had to write a few notes to remember which kid was which adult. To me the adults the writer created from the four kids we are introduced to made sense.

Red Lats

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