PG | | Comedy, Drama, Family
After wishing to be made big, a teenage boy wakes the next morning to find himself mysteriously in the body of an adult.
According to Monica Rushton, Jared Rushton (Billy), David Moscow (little Josh) and Tom Hanks (big Josh) were put in a room with a bunch of toys to play with. Having silly string, they tried to use it to gross each other out and that is how the silly string scene between Hanks and ... ...
Where did you go to school?
Josh: It was called George Washington.
Interviewer: Oh G.W. My brother-in-law got his doctorate there. Did you pledge?
Josh: Yes. Every morning.
The fair at the beginning of the movie was set in New Jersey (the George Washington Bridge was visible). Josh and Billy filed an information request with the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs, which wouldn't cover New Jersey. The would have needed to go to the equivalent office for Bergen County, New Jersey.
UK cinema and video versions were cut by 2 secs to remove one use of the word 'fuck' for a PG certificate. The cut was restored in the 2007 12-rated Family Fun DVD edition.
Workin' for a Livin'
Written by Mario Cipollina, Johnny Colla, Bill Gibson, Chris Hayes, Sean Hopper, and Huey Lewis
Performed by Huey Lewis & The News (as Huey Lewis and The News)
Courtesy of Chrysalis Records Inc.
AUD 612,644 (Australia) (19 November 1988)
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