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.
|Tagline:||Have you ever had a really big secret?|
|Genres:||Comedy | Drama | Family | Fantasy | Romance|
|Released:||03 June 1988 (USA)|
- 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.
I wish I were big.