MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 7,122 this week

Back When We Were Grownups (2004)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  21 November 2004 (USA)
6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 192 users  
Reviews: 4 user

"Once upon a time, there was a woman who discovered that she had turned into the wrong person." Based on Anne Tyler's novel, the movie centers on Rebecca Davitch, a 53-year-old single ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (teleplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 6049 titles
created 07 Nov 2011
 
a list of 367 titles
created 25 Jan 2013
 
a list of 213 titles
created 08 Apr 2013
 
a list of 39 titles
created 08 Apr 2013
 
a list of 25 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Back When We Were Grownups (TV Movie 2004)

Back When We Were Grownups (TV Movie 2004) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Back When We Were Grownups.

User Polls

Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Blackwater Lightship (TV Movie 2004)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A man in the final stages of AIDS is cared for by his sister and mother and grandmother.

Director: John Erman
Stars: Dianne Wiest, Gina McKee, Keith McErlean
The Seventh Stream (TV Movie 2001)
Drama | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A lonely widowed Irish fisherman meets a pretty mysterious woman who may just literally be the stuff of legends.

Director: John Gray
Stars: Scott Glenn, Saffron Burrows, Simon Delaney
The Return of the Native (TV Movie 1994)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Director: Jack Gold
Stars: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Clive Owen, Ray Stevenson
To Dance with the White Dog (TV Movie 1993)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

This is the touching story of an elderly widower trying to work through his grief. When Sam Peek's beloved wife, Cora, dies, a white dog suddenly materializes as his new companion and ... See full summary »

Director: Glenn Jordan
Stars: Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Christine Baranski
An American Story (TV Movie 1992)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

World War II has ended and many soldiers return to their houses and families. But three of them find themselves with big problems when they arrive at their home village.

Director: John Gray
Stars: Brad Johnson, Kathleen Quinlan, Tom Sizemore
In Love and War (TV Movie 2001)
Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: John Kent Harrison
Stars: Callum Blue, Barbora Bobulova, Peter Bowles
The Locket (TV Movie 2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A young man taking care of his dying mother is distraught and grief-stricken when she finally passes away. On the advice of his doctor, he takes a job in an upscale nursing home, and is ... See full summary »

Director: Karen Arthur
Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Chad Willett, Marguerite Moreau
Harvest of Fire (TV Movie 1996)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A female FBI agent comes to a distrustful Amish community to investigate a multiple building arson incident.

Director: Arthur Allan Seidelman
Stars: Lolita Davidovich, J.A. Preston, Jean Louisa Kelly
Candles on Bay Street (TV Movie 2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A single mom returns to her hometown after a lengthy absence, posing a potential threat to the marriage of her old high school flame and his wife.

Director: John Erman
Stars: Alicia Silverstone, Eion Bailey, Polly Bergen
Fielder's Choice (TV Movie 2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Phillip Fielder is a man who is struggling to rise up in his competitive career. Then his sister passes away leaving him custody of her 8 year old autistic son. Soon Fielder learns responsibilities of being a father.

Director: Kevin Connor
Stars: Chad Lowe, Kesun Loder, Marin Hinkle
Plainsong (TV Movie 2004)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation based on the novel by Kent Haruf. Tom Guthrie (Aidan Quinn), a high school history teacher... See full synopsis »

Director: Richard Pearce
Stars: Aidan Quinn, Rachel Griffiths, America Ferrera
Fallen Angel (TV Movie 2003)
Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

When his father dies, Terry (Gary Sinese) returns to the house where he grew up, planning to stay only long enough to clean and settle the estate. Yet something indescribable keeps him ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Switzer
Stars: Gary Sinise, Joely Richardson, Gordon Pinsent
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Rebecca Holmes Davitch
...
Tina
...
Dr. Will Allenby
...
Paul 'Poppy' Davitch
...
Zeb
...
Minerva "Min" Foo
...
Nono
...
Biddy
...
Patch
...
J.J. Barrow
...
Mrs. Holmes
...
Hakim
...
Barry
...
Jeep
Oded Gross ...
Troy
Edit

Storyline

"Once upon a time, there was a woman who discovered that she had turned into the wrong person." Based on Anne Tyler's novel, the movie centers on Rebecca Davitch, a 53-year-old single mother and grandmother, and the cast of her colorful family around her. Written by Hallmark

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on novel | See All (1) »

Taglines:

Once upon a time, there was a woman who discovered that she had turned into the wrong person.

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 November 2004 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Hallmark Hall of Fame: Back When We Were Grownups (#54.1)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Jack Palance's last movie. See more »

Connections

Featured in The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2005) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Excellent cast, faithful to material
22 November 2004 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

I read -Back When We Were Grownups- some years ago and I'm a big fan of Ann Tyler's novels. This broadcast was remarkably faithful to the book, and the casting, particularly in the principal roles, was truly inspired. This is what good acting is all about. Especially great to see the wonderful Blythe Danner. Peter Riegert as always brought warmth and subtlety to the role of the brother-in-law. I loved Jack Palance as Poppy, although he's so youthful it was necessary to suspend belief in his portrayal of a 100 year old man! Great set design, too, and subtle retro styling for the memory scenes. I always look forward to the Hallmark Hall of Fame specials for quality drama, great commercials, and beautiful Wagner-like theme music.


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Available on DVD? jillwbee
Discuss Back When We Were Grownups (2004) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?