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When a young boy makes a wish at a carnival machine to be big—he wakes up the following morning to find that it has been granted and his body has grown older overnight. But he is still the same 13-year-old boy inside. Now he must learn how to cope with the unfamiliar world of grown-ups including get

MPAA Rating PG

Status Released

Release Date 1988-06-03

Runtime 104 minutes

Budget $18m

Revenue $0.2b


TMDB 7.141


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Likewise shared a tip "Streaming on HBO Go"

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Kaylee shared a tip "One of my all time favorites!"

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mlhawkins shared a tip "🙌 One if my old school favorites!"

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alexander_yaitanes shared a tip "Great storyline and characters. Made me laugh so many times."

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shmoophie_boo shared a tip "Whimsical energy, with real values"

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doug_laporte shared a tip "All-time favorite"

lethea_garrett shared a tip "Funny and still enjoyable to watch."

kaitlyn_alderton shared a tip "Classic must watch"

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susie_frost shared a tip "This is a classic and makes everybody remember how much fun it is to be a kid again!"

amanda_blake_2190 shared a tip "Classic sweet story."

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anushka_v shared a tip "very funny"

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danni_webb-rowe shared a tip "It brings out the kid in everyone"

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heidi_machson shared a tip "I saw this along time ago and I love it! I recommend watching."

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joy_clement shared a tip "Funny"

steve_frisbie shared a tip "One to revisit as a family movie night once kids are about tween age."

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sara_stevens shared a tip "An 80’s classic story of friendship!"

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sheen_sehgal shared a tip "Loved the acting! Also loved the comedy"

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greg_beaman shared a tip "Loved this one as a kid."

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callie_owens shared a tip "This movie was hilarious probably one of my favorite Tom Hanks movies."

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christina_massaro shared a tip "Classic!"

debi_griffith shared a tip "Cute and funny"

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pat_dunham shared a tip "One of my most favorite movies! One of the few movies I've watched multiple times."

pete_zifnakis shared a tip "Cute film for the entire family."

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sarah_nelson_4979 shared a tip "I liked it but, it was kinda weird."

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staygoldponyboy shared a tip "the space goes…"

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betsy_kristl shared a tip "Tom Hanks."

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betty_wojnar shared a tip "Tom hanks🙌"

robert_r_robinson shared a tip "Great"

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vazzaroth shared a tip "Has pebys joke!!!"

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lauren_ogrady_stoll shared a tip "Because everyone of us dreamed of being locked in a toy store over night when we were kids"

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cait_hutchinson shared a tip "Good movie"

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angel_schilberg shared a tip "My favorite part is the sleepover lol she has no idea what's going on😆"

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stacy_bernardo shared a tip "Nostalgia"

david_broderick shared a tip "Tom Hanks was great"

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kanon_sulak shared a tip "A lot"

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lucy_meingossner shared a tip "Everything"

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janice_seiberling shared a tip "Best ever"

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edward_park shared a tip "A classic for any one, any time, any season! A touching, heart-warming comedy."

shaunte_faulkner shared a tip "Fun"

emerymaya_ shared a tip "Funny and great for kids!"

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doreen_milano shared a tip "so sweet. it was funny and emotional. i cried. And i love Tom Hanks!"

maribeth_nichols shared a tip "Love Tom hanks and how he portrayed a boy"

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gerald_masten shared a tip "Life's to short enjoy it while you can. Don't grow up to fast"

jane_easom shared a tip "One of my favorites"

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yawppy_cache shared a tip "A fun , movie!"

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jennifer_kokkonis shared a tip "Fun"

darla_powell_2285 shared a tip "It is a classic!"

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Eclectic_Writer shared a tip "It can still make me laugh."

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