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Big [1988 film] by Penny Marshall

Big [1988 film] (1988)

by Penny Marshall (Director), Gary Ross (Screenwriter), Anne Spielberg (Screenwriter)

Other authors: Josh Clark (Actor), Tom Hanks (Actor), John Heard (Actor), Robert Loggia (Actor), Jon Lovitz (Actor)4 more, David Moscow (Actor), Elizabeth Perkins (Actor), Mercedes Ruehl (Actor), Jared Rushton (Actor)

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A 12-year-old's wish to be a grown-up is granted.

Pleasant, mostly. I kind of hate this era's style of film-making, and every frame of this movie is overflowing with it. Hanks makes it watchable, though.

Concept: B
Story: D
Characters: D
Dialog: C
Pacing: B
Cinematography: C
Special effects/design: C
Acting: B
Music: D

Enjoyment: C plus

GPA: 2.0/4 ( )
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Marshall, PennyDirectorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ross, GaryScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Spielberg, AnneScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Clark, JoshActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hanks, TomActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Heard, JohnActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Loggia, RobertActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lovitz, JonActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Moscow, DavidActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Perkins, ElizabethActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ruehl, MercedesActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Rushton, JaredActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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A 12-year-old boy's wish comes true when he asks a mechanical carnival genie to make him 'big'. He manages to land a job at a toy company where he experiences the complications of being an adult.

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