After a wish turns 12-year-old Josh Baskin (David Moscow) into a 30-year-old man (Tom Hanks), he heads to New York City and gets a low-level job at MacMillen Toy Company. A chance encounter with the owner (Robert Loggia) of the company leads to a promotion testing new toys. Soon a fellow employee, Susan Lawrence (Elizabeth Perkins), takes a romantic interest in Josh. However, the pressure of living as an adult begins to overwhelm him, and he longs to return to his simple, former life as a boy.
Release Date: June 03, 1988
Writer: Gary Ross, Anne Spielberg
Director: Penny Marshall
Producer: James Brooks, Robert Greenhut
Cast: John Heard, Elizabeth Perkins, Mercedes Ruehl, Jared Rushton, Jon Lovitz, Robert Loggia, Tom Hanks, Tracy Reiner, David Moscow, Josh Clark
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I love this show but there are some brief scenes that show a woman in her lingerie and suggest sexual things. The concept was brilliant and that made the movie fun.July 27th, 2012 · Details
Great movie, but has some inuendo that may not be appropriate for kids. Still, a classic in my book. Tom Hanks in the early days, and just as good as ever.August 8th, 2011 · Details
This is one of those movies that I could watch and thoroughly enjoy over and over again. For me, the best part about watching Big is that it's like a soft voice, calling the viewers back, begging us to remember the joyful, magical, carefree feeling of being a child again. And who wouldn't want that ...even just for a moment or two?... See Full ReviewDecember 17th, 2013 · Details