Brand
Josh Brolin as "Brand" in The Goonies (1985):
I'm gonna hit you so hard that when you wake up your clothes will be out of style!
Big (1988)
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Big - Theatrical release poster
Theatrical release poster
Tagline: Have you ever had a really big secret?
Genres: Comedy | Drama | Family | Fantasy | Romance
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Released: 03 June 1988 (USA)
Length: 104 min
Rating: 8 out of 10 8 /10
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  • Many films since have tried to replicate this story of a kid in a adults body and nice versa, but this will always be the original and the best.
  • One of the most memorable scense of the 80s, when Tom Hanks and Robert Loggia play Chopsticks on the giant piano.

Tom Hanks won rave reviews for his Oscar nominated performance (1988, Best Actor) as a twelve-year old boy trapped inside a thirty-year-old body, in director Penny Marshall's winning comedy.

At a carnival, young Josh Baskin wishes he was big - only to awake the next morning and discover he is! With the help of his friend Billy (Jared Rushton), Josh lands a job at a toy company. There, his inner wisdom enables him to successfully predict what children want to buy, making the awestruck, naive Josh irresistible to a beautiful ladder climbing colleague (Elizabeth Perkins). But the more he experiences being an adult, the more Josh longs for the simple joys of childhood.

Young Josh
I wish I were big.
Young Josh
Billy
The space goes down, down baby, down, down the roller coaster. Sweet, sweet baby, sweet, sweet, don't let me go. Shimmy, shimmy, cocoa pop. Shimmy, shimmy, rock. Shimmy, shimmy, cocoa pop. Shimmy, shimmy, rock. I met a girlfriend - a triscuit. She said, a triscuit - a biscuit. Ice cream, soda pop, vanilla on the top. Ooh, Shelly's out, walking down the street, ten times a week. I read it. I said it. I stole my momma's credit. I'm cool. I'm hot. Sock me in the stomach three more times.
Scotty Brennan
Josh
See that girl over there in the red? Say "hi" to her and she's yours. She'll have her legs around you so tight you'll be begging for mercy.Well, I'll stay away from her, then.
Susan
Josh
I'm not so sure we should do this.Do what?Well, I like you, and I want to spend the night with you.Do you mean sleep over?Well, yeah.OK... but I get to be on top.
Josh
Scotty Brennan
What's this?Pay day.

[Opens up the envelope and looks at his check]

A HUNDRED AND EIGHTY SEVEN DOLLARS?Yeah. They really screw you don't they?
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