A young boy, Josh Baskin 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 getting a job and having his first romantic encounter with a woman. What will he find out about this strange world?

Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 44m

Budget $18,000,000.00

Revenue $151,668,774.00

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Release Information

  • June 3, 1988
    PG, Theatrical
  • October 5, 1999
    PG, Physical
  • December 10, 2013
    PG, Physical



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