This Time Around (2003) - Rotten Tomatoes

This Time Around (2003)





Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

This Time Around Photos

Movie Info

Back when they were junior-high-school "geeks," Melissa and Gabrielle (aka Mel and Gabby) were perennial targets for abuse from the prettier and more popular girls on campus -- especially the beautiful but bitchy Cara Cabot. The most crushing humiliation came when Mel was led to believe that the school's handsomest boy, Drew Hesler, was truly interested in her -- only to be told otherwise in the cruelest and most public fashion imaginable. Eleven years have passed, and Mel (Carly Pope) is now a slim, attractive, high-powered public relations executive, with Gabby (Sara Rue) as her equally well-poised partner. Assigned to publicize a new, trendy restaurant, Mel is astonished to discover that the establishment's owner is none other than Drew Hesler (Brian Austin Green) -- who doesn't even recognize her. Thirsting for revenge, Gabby insists that Mel cook up a scheme that will make both Drew and his partner Cara (Gina Tognoni) look as foolish and flustered as Mel had been back in junior high. But Mel threatens to spoil the scheme by falling in love with Drew all over again. The made-for-cable This Time Around debuted June 22, 2003, on the ABC Family Channel.


Sara Rue
as Gabby
Mallory Margel
as Young Melissa
Martha MacIsaac
as Young Gabby
Megan Park
as Young Cara Cabot
Show More Cast

Critic Reviews for This Time Around

There are no critic reviews yet for This Time Around. Keep checking Rotten Tomatoes for updates!

Audience Reviews for This Time Around


Is a cute movie about two young women who hold a long grudge against the cute guy who snubbed them in Grade 8. Eleven years later, that same cute guy (Brian Austin Green) comes back into their lives and they hatch a plot to gain revenge. I downrated the movie by half a star as one can see the end coming from about 15 minutes into the movie.

Red Lats
Red Lats

Super Reviewer

This Time Around Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss This Time Around on our Movie forum!

News & Features