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100 Word Review - Big (1988)

This is one of those films that never fails to make me smile.

When Josh, a 12 year old boy, makes a wish on a carnival machine to be big, he doesn’t expect to wake up the next morning an adult (portrayed by a baby faced Tom Hanks). 57 more words

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Big (1988)

US 104m, Colour
Director: Penny Marshall; Cast: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard

Big is a sweet, albeit somewhat disturbing romantic comedy, about a 13-year-old boy who ages overnight after making a wish to a mechanical arcade fortune-teller. 86 more words

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Big

Released:  1988

Cast:  Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard, Jared Rushton

Oscar Nominations:  Best Actor (Tom Hanks), Best Original Screenplay (Gary Ross, Anne Spielberg) 799 more words

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Joy of Sex

Every now and then a movie comes out that is based on a book that everyone said was “unfilmable.” From Lolita, to Naked Lunch, to Cloud Atlas, just a few of the books some said would never make it to the screen. 748 more words

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Childish Premiere Thursday.

Big (1988) by Penny Marshall

        Big tells the story of a young boy Josh, who makes a wish to be a grown up. The next morning he wakes up with his wish having been granted in the form of his childish self, in the body of a man. 178 more words

Movie Quote of the Day - Renaissance Man, 1994 (dir. Penny Marshall)

Bill Rago: All I know is, the choices we make dictate the life we lead. “To thine own self be true.”

Movie Quote Of The Day