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.
To give Tom Hanks an idea of how a twelve year-old would behave, director Penny Marshall filmed each "grown-up" scene with David Moscow (Young Josh) playing Hanks' part, who then copied Moscow's behavior. Hanks would go on to do something similar for Forrest Gump, when he would spend... ...
That was under the line.
Josh: That was under the line. You said it had to be over the line on a serve.
Paul: No, I didn't.
Josh: Yeah you did. You said it had to be over the line on a serve.
Paul: No I did not, now give me the goddamn ball!
Josh: Well that's cheating.
When young Josh is standing in front of the Zoltar machine for the first time, Zoltar is opening and closing its mouth and its eyes are flashing red, but when we see it from the side, the head is still.
AUD 612,644 (Australia) (19 November 1988)