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Generation Gap (2008)

Dylan has been in another fight at his NYC high school. At her wit's end, his mother sends Dylan to her father for the summer. Grandpa spends hours with his chums at the local VFW post, but... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Edward Asner ... Bart Cahill
Rue McClanahan ... Kay
Alex Black ... Dylan Statlan
Danielle Savre ... Jenny
Catherine Mary Stewart ... Veronica Statlan
Jack Conley ... Johnny
Ralph Waite ... Chick
Hal Williams ... Mac
Charlie McDermott ... Corey Williams
Marcello Palmieri Marcello Palmieri ... Tim
Christopher Murray ... Sheriff Brown
Caara Shayne Caara Shayne ... Nurse
Zach Bradshaw Zach Bradshaw ... Deputy Lewis
Matt Sigloch ... Military Officer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jimmy Bridges ... Pallbearer at funeral
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Storyline

Dylan has been in another fight at his NYC high school. At her wit's end, his mother sends Dylan to her father for the summer. Grandpa spends hours with his chums at the local VFW post, but he makes time to think of chores to keep Dylan busy. Can Dylan's life be more miserable in this one-horse town? Can Grandpa make Dylan see the light? Written by CComly

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Generációs szakadék See more »

Filming Locations:

Cachuma Lake, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Alex Black's last film in his career as an actor. See more »

Goofs

During the sailing scene you can clearly see the tow rope at the bow in several shots. The jib shouldn't be fluttering either. See more »

Quotes

Bart Cahill: Now I have a few rules for you to follow. Rule one, be on time. Okay, Rule Two, do what's right. Rule three, treat everyone with respect. Now follow these three rules, we won't have any problems here.
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Savoy Boogie-Woogie
Written by Roger Bellon and Phil Steele
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Retreat to Cable TV
26 October 2008 | by bobliptonSee all my reviews

This Hallmark Channel TV movie has a decent script, about a New York teenager who is sent to stay with his grandfather to straighten out and does so. Nowadays the movie theaters are full of big spectacles which seem to be all about production values and little about people or story, so efforts like this are welcome, especially as they allow us to see actors who might not be young and beautiful any more, but who can turn in performances ten times as interesting as current movie leads.

It is a pleasure to watch the older actors -- Ed Asner, Rue McClanahan, Ralph Waite and others handle their roles simply and interestingly. However, Alex Black, as the juvenile lead, is a little too nice, his transformation is a little too easy and he spends too much time smiling to put much depth into this effort. Danielle Savre, as the ingénue, though, is excellent.


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