Big

Big

DVD - 2002
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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.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2002]
Edition: Full screen ed.
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (104 min.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm.

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ArapahoeTina Jan 22, 2020

Another great pick for family movie night. Basically you can't go wrong with Tom Hanks.

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kvanmooresma
Nov 25, 2019

I want to like this movie, but the whole romance is so disturbing when you think about the fact that she's a grown woman and he's a 13-year-old boy.

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iloveseaotters
May 24, 2019

Such a wonderful movie and Tom Hanks was so deserving of an Oscar for this one! He does an incredible job as Josh, the 13 year old who finds that his wish at a carnival has come true. He lands a "dream job" fit for any kid in an adult's body, and unexpectedly finds love along the way. Hilarious and fun, Big is one of Tom Hanks' best!

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MrsNikki
Mar 02, 2019

. Great movie &funny

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kmobuckeye
Feb 21, 2019

A classic story for the kid in all f us

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humbleworm
Apr 13, 2018

The idea of trading places with another person or an older/younger self to show a different perspective is archetypal by now. This is one of Hanks' earlier films and he does a very good job of portraying a kid suddenly thrust into adulthood, but it's not that easy to get a job. It's interesting to look back now at toy technology that was cutting edge at the time though.

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4536o
Apr 12, 2018

Simply a classic. Will probably never get old.

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Parentfx
Apr 12, 2018

Great movie! Another outstanding performance from Tom Hanks.

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strider643
Jul 04, 2017

Insipid piece of trash. Does not hold up over time at all. Tom Hanks? Big deal. Big is small. And I detested the female character who chain smokes throughout the film. What's that all about and it's a kid movie? Only bright spot is Loggia as the boss. Don't bother wasting your time.

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kirareuban
Feb 12, 2017

I really recommend watching the extended version, it shows a bit more. Do not forget to watch both DISCS , the second DISC is also very good.

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Mar 31, 2014

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Brown_Cheetah_18 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 99 and 9

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