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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 7.1


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

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doug_laporte shared a tip "All-time favorite"

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"

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

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

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staygoldponyboy shared a tip "the space goes…"

jane_easom shared a tip "One of my favorites"

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betty_wojnar shared a tip "Tom hanks🙌"

shaunte_faulkner shared a tip "Fun"

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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."

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

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

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