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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Eric Blakeney (written by)
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Release Date:
20 February 1996 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
A new generation of superheroes. See more »
Plot:
A group of young mutants--humans with a genetic variation that gives them superpowers and makes them... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Matt Frewer ... Russel Tresh

Finola Hughes ... Emma Frost

Jeremy Ratchford ... Sean Cassidy

Heather McComb ... Jubilation Lee / Jubilee
Agustin Rodriguez ... Angelo Espinosa / Skin
Randall Slavin ... Kurt Pastorius

Bumper Robinson ... Mondo

Suzanne Davis ... Arlee Hicks
Amarilis ... Monet St. Croix / M

Kevin McNulty ... Ralston
Lalainia Lindbjerg ... Kayla

Garry Chalk ... Detective Gaines

Lynda Boyd ... Alicia Lee

Joely Collins ... Jeannie

Wally Dalton ... Pruitt

Kavan Smith ... Lance
Noel Geer ... Bruce

Garvin Cross ... Orderly
Ken Ryan ... Dr. Carlysle
Robert J. Lewis ... Jim Lee (as Robert Lewis)
Dean McKenzie ... Harlin

L. Harvey Gold ... Donberry
Peter Bryant ... Sergeant Cruller
James Crescenzo ... Eduardo (as Jim Crescenzo)
Jeaneth Munoz ... Estella
Edward Diaz ... Tito
Nadia-Leigh Nascimento ... Linda (as Nadia Nascimento)

Fulvio Cecere ... Lead Officer

Tyler Labine ... Mall Rat
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Melody Johnson ... (uncredited)

Noah Michael Levine ... Matt (uncredited)
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Directed by
Jack Sholder 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Eric Blakeney (written by)

Produced by
Avi Arad .... executive producer
Eric Blakeney .... executive producer
Matthew Edelman .... associate producer
Stan Lee .... executive producer
David Roessell .... producer
Bruce J. Sallan .... executive producer (as Bruce Sallan)
 
Original Music by
J. Peter Robinson 
 
Cinematography by
Bryan England (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Michael Schweitzer 
 
Casting by
Alice Cassidy 
 
Production Design by
Douglas Higgins 
 
Set Decoration by
Rose Marie McSherry 
 
Costume Design by
Maya Mani 
 
Makeup Department
Charles Porlier .... makeup artist
Janet Sala .... hair stylist
Natalie Cosco .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Bill Terezakis .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Mary Guilfoyle .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Donald Hauer .... first assistant director (as Don Hauer)
Judy Slattery .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Dan Sissons .... property master
Terry Joseph .... buyer (uncredited)
Grant Van Der Slagt .... assistant art director (uncredited)
Ross Walshe .... scenic carpenter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Richard Patton .... sound mixer (as Rick Patton)
Stephen Cheung .... dialogue editor (uncredited)
Jim Harrington .... foley artist (uncredited)
Vince Renaud .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Greg Stewart .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Terence J. Cox .... special effects coordinator (as Terence Cox)
Harry Tomsic .... special effects technician (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Eric Alba .... visual effects supervisor
Steward Burris .... computer graphic artist: North West Imaging & FX (uncredited)
Brian Moylan .... digital compositing artist (uncredited)
Paul Patrick Quinn .... visual effects producer (uncredited)
Tom Raycove .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Thomas Schelesny .... computer graphics artist (uncredited)
Marusha Xeros .... visual effects coordinator (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Bill Ferguson .... stunt coordinator
Curt Bonn .... stunt rigging coordinator (uncredited)
Curt Bonn .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Cyrus Block .... camera operator
Greg Fox .... first assistant camera
Nick Kuchera .... key grip
John W. Scott .... gaffer (as John Scott)
Nick Watson .... second assistant camera
William R. Dalgleish .... additional first assistant camera (uncredited)
Saubrie Mohamed .... generator operator (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Coreen Mayrs .... casting: Canada
Katie McCaffrey .... casting assistant (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Adam Behr .... special costume effects (uncredited)
Nancy Duggan .... assistant costume designer (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
J.J. Rogers .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
David Sibley .... music supervisor (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Jake Callihoo .... transportation coordinator (as Jake Calihoo)
James Perenseff .... transportation manager: Cannell (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Leanne Arnott .... location manager
Chris Bachalo .... creator of comics
Glynda Fitzgerald .... script supervisor
Wendy Lewis .... production coordinator
Scott Lobdell .... consultant
Scott Lobdell .... creator of comics
Sean Benbow .... production assistant (uncredited)
Kim Cowan .... unit publicist (uncredited)
Scott Graham .... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Stan Lee .... script consultant (uncredited)
Jacqueline Lovejoy .... publicist (uncredited)
Alan A. Spence .... set wireman (uncredited)
Patricia Warren .... assistant coordinator (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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87 min
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Trivia:
When Jubilee is in the arcade, there is an X-Men video game visible. Also, during another scene, one of the characters is wearing a Wolverine t-shirt.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: While Jubilee is supposedly playing a video game, in fact the screen shows the between-games demo and the legend "Insert Coin."See more »
Quotes:
Kurt Pastorius:Ms. Frost, how are we supposed to relax and concentrate at the same time?
Emma Frost:Just imagine you're sitting in the bathroom Kurt.
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Movie Connections:
References A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)See more »
Soundtrack:
Telephone Call From IstanbulSee more »

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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Marginal attempts to bring superheroes to the small screen, 27 December 2000
Author: Gislef from Iowa City, IA

Compared to most comic-to-TV adaption, Generation X is...adequate. It doesn't rely on campiness (Batman/60's, the Justice League TV show pilot...). The main problem is that the writers don't seem to have much idea what they're doing. They opted for one big-name star (Frewer) and ended up with a bargain-basement Joker impersonation. The whole Dream Dimension plot is just stupid (even the characters acknowledge they're ripping off Freddy Krueger/Elm Street - not a good sign).

When the show sticks to the mutants themselves, it's pretty good. The school seems curiously understaffed, and in that huge mansion, why do six students have to sleep in two fairly small rooms? And the lack of budget shows, since the superheroics are mostly small-scale. Still, the cast is likeable enough, and it probably would have made a decent TV series if the ratings had been there.

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