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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 »


Bill Norton (as Bill L. Norton)
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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


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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Drama | Family







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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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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military honors at a funeral wrong
24 September 2012 | by victor-beaudoinSee all my reviews

We get to meet ed Asner's character when his grandson from New York is sent to spend the Summer with him because he needs to have some discipline in his life. Bart is a regular guy in a small town, and everyone knows him and his V. F. W. buddies know him best and respect him as a fellow soldier who retired with honor to continue his life in his home town. Bart teaches his grandson about how to be a man to take responsibility, to be respectful of others. When Ed Asner's funeral is taking place his daughter is given the folded flag by a Sergent Major of the Marine Corps. Ed Asner was a colonel in his Marine days, so military etiquette requires that someone of similar rank or higher present the flag to the family. It should have been a Colonel or General that did this.

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