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Rocket Gibraltar (1988)

 -  Drama  -  2 September 1988 (USA)
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An old patriarch unites for his birthday all members of his family. But the group of people is full of personal and social problems.

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Levi Rockwell
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Aggie Rockwell
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Rose Black
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Ruby Hanson
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Amanda 'Billi' Rockwell (as Sinead Cusack)
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Crow Black
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Orson Rockwell
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Max Hanson
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Kane Rockwell (as Dan Corkill)
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Dawn Black
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Flora Rockwell
Emily Poe ...
Emily Rockwell
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A man's family comes for his 77th birthday and while he loves all of his children and their children, he and his children don't exactly connect. However, he connects with his grandchildren. And he tells them what he wants for his birthday and they do what they can to give it to him. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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2 September 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El cohete de Gibraltar  »

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$187,349 (USA)
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Cinematic debuts of Macaulay Culkin, Angela Goethals, and Sara Rue. See more »

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Aggie Rockwell: You can't have a nympho do a porno, because then it wouldn't be acting, it would be real.
Dwayne Hanson: That's the saddest thing I've ever heard.
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Don't Explain
Written by Arthur Herzog Jr. and Billie Holiday
Performed by Billie Holiday
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There are Vikings on Cape Cod!
2 August 1999 | by (Papillion NE) – See all my reviews

I'm told that this was Burt Lancaster's last film. I happen to like his acting, but the script for this effort could have been better. There are the adults, who are rather shallow caricatures of real people with problems. The kids who play grandpa's grandchildren, however, make the best part of this opus. I could almost see myself in their places so many years ago. Of course, my siblings and I wouldn't have done some of the things these grandkids end up doing. The last 10 minutes of the film make up for some rather boring parts spent on the adult characters.


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