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That Was Then... This Is Now (1985)

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Release Date: Nov 8, 1985 Wide

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Emilio Estevez adapted S.E. Hinton's teen coming-of-age novel for the screen in this film adaptation directed by Christopher Cain. Estevez also takes the lead role of Mark Jennings, a troubled teenager who has been living with his best friend Byron Douglas (Craig Sheffer) and his mother (Barbara Babcock) ever since his father went to prison for murdering his mother. Byron is like a brother to Mark and the two grow very close. But as the two best pals grow into young men in high school, Byron

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A morose melodrama about adolescent experiences.

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An okay teenage drug drama movie with a good cast and interesting characters, but I hate the ending. This movie disappointed me. It's okay, but not good.
January 20, 2011
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I remember going to this when it came out in the theaters. 1985? I was 10 and thought it blew goat. don't think I will watch again.
October 16, 2008
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