Big (1988)
Big (1988)
Have you ever had a really big secret?
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 getting a job and having his first romantic encounter with a woman.

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Cast

Tom Hanks Tom Hanks As: Josh Baskin
Elizabeth Perkins Elizabeth Perkins As: Susan
Robert Loggia Robert Loggia As: MacMillan
John Heard John Heard As: Paul
Jared Rushton Jared Rushton As: Billy
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Storyline

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 getting a job and having his first romantic encounter with a woman.


Tagline: Have you ever had a really big secret?
Certification: PG

Details

Genres: Fantasy, Drama, Comedy, Romance, Family

Language: English

Release Date: 03 June 1988

Country: US

Runtime: 104m

Company Credits

Company: American Entertainment Partners II L.P., Gracie Films, 20th Century Fox

Budget: $18,000,000

Revenue: $151,927,281

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Cast

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks

Josh Baskin

Elizabeth Perkins

Elizabeth Perkins

Susan

Robert Loggia

Robert Loggia

MacMillan

John Heard

John Heard

Paul

Jared Rushton

Jared Rushton

Billy

David Moscow

David Moscow

Young Josh

Jon Lovitz

Jon Lovitz

Scotty Brennen

Mercedes Ruehl

Mercedes Ruehl

Mrs. Baskin

Josh Clark

Josh Clark

Mr. Baskin

Kimberlee M. Davis

Kimberlee M. Davis

Cynthia Benson

Oliver Block

Oliver Block

Freddie Benson

Erika Katz

Erika Katz

Cynthia's Friend

Allan Wasserman

Allan Wasserman

Gym Teacher

Mark Ballou

Mark Ballou

Derek

Gary Klar

Gary Klar

Ticket Taker

Alec Von Sommer

Alec Von Sommer

First Brother

Chris Dowden

Chris Dowden

Second Brother

Rockets Redglare

Rockets Redglare

Motel Clerk

Jamie Tirelli

Jamie Tirelli

Spanish Voice (voice)

Paul Herman

Paul Herman

Schizo

Nancy Giles

Nancy Giles

Administrative Woman

Jordan Thaler

Jordan Thaler

Administrative Clerk

Dana Kaminski

Dana Kaminski

Personnel Receptionist

Harvey Miller

Harvey Miller

Personnel Director

Tracy Reiner

Tracy Reiner

Test Market Researcher

James Eckhouse

James Eckhouse

Supervisor

Linda Gillen

Linda Gillen

Woman in Red Dress

Mildred R. Vandever

Mildred R. Vandever

Receptionist

Bert Goldstein

Bert Goldstein

First Executive

Kevin Meaney

Kevin Meaney

Executive #2

Peter McRobbie

Peter McRobbie

Executive #3

Paul J.Q. Lee

Paul J.Q. Lee

Executive #4

Debra Jo Rupp

Debra Jo Rupp

Miss Patterson

Keith Reddin

Keith Reddin

Payroll Clerk

Lela Ivey

Lela Ivey

Bank Teller

Dolores Messina

Dolores Messina

Real Estate Agent

Gordon Press

Gordon Press

Moving Man

George J. Manos

George J. Manos

Limousine Driver

Vince Cupone

Vince Cupone

Photon Laser Gunfighter

Susan Wilder

Susan Wilder

Karen

John Rothman

John Rothman

Phil

Judd Trichter

Judd Trichter

Adam

Pasquale Pugliese

Pasquale Pugliese

Tenor / Dough Man

Tom Coviello

Tom Coviello

Singing Waiter

Richard Devia

Richard Devia

Singing Waiter

Teddy Holiavko

Teddy Holiavko

Singing Waiter

Augusto Mariani

Augusto Mariani

Singing Waiter

Alfredo Monti

Alfredo Monti

Singing Waiter

Sergio Mosetti

Sergio Mosetti

Singing Waiter

Armando Penso

Armando Penso

Singing Waiter

Edward Schick

Edward Schick

Piano Player

F. Benjamin Stimler

F. Benjamin Stimler

Boy in Leaves

Jonathan Isaac Landau

Jonathan Isaac Landau

Boy in Leaves

Samantha Larkin

Samantha Larkin

Girl Friend of Cynthia

Bruce Jarchow

Bruce Jarchow

Photographer

Vaughn Sandman

Vaughn Sandman

Boy on Baseball Field

Pawl Bazile

Pawl Bazile

Child at Taxi Stand (uncredited)

Brian J. Cano

Brian J. Cano

Basketball Player (uncredited)

Victor Competiello

Victor Competiello

Bartender (uncredited)

Kevin Fennessy

Kevin Fennessy

Handball Spectator (uncredited)

Frances Fisher

Frances Fisher

Billy's Mother (Extended Version) (uncredited)

Matt Mindell

Matt Mindell

Friend (uncredited)

Brooke Marie Procida

Brooke Marie Procida

Student (uncredited)

Karen Starr

Karen Starr

Party Guest (uncredited)

Lori Randolph

Lori Randolph

The Blonde Little Girl at Toy Store (uncredited)

Directed By

Penny Marshall

Penny Marshall

Director

Thomas A. Reilly

Thomas A. Reilly

First Assistant Director

Ken Ornstein

Ken Ornstein

Second Assistant Director

Kay Chapin

Kay Chapin

Script Supervisor

Danny Irom

Danny Irom

Second Second Assistant Director

Sue Fellows

Sue Fellows

Assistant Director Trainee

Writing Credits

Anne Spielberg

Anne Spielberg

Screenplay

Gary Ross

Gary Ross

Screenplay

Production Crew

Robert Greenhut

Robert Greenhut

Producer

James L. Brooks

James L. Brooks

Producer

Gary Ross

Gary Ross

Co-Producer

Anne Spielberg

Anne Spielberg

Co-Producer

Juliet Taylor

Juliet Taylor

Casting Director

Paula Herold

Paula Herold

Casting Director

Robert Greenhut

Robert Greenhut

Unit Production Manager

Timothy M. Bourne

Timothy M. Bourne

Assistant Production Manager

Todd Arnow

Todd Arnow

Production Supervisor

Amy Herman

Amy Herman

Production Supervisor

Richard Baratta

Richard Baratta

Location Manager

Barbara Harris

Barbara Harris

ADR Voice Casting

Ellen Lewis

Ellen Lewis

Casting Associate

Dawn Steinberg

Dawn Steinberg

Casting Assistant

Todd M. Thaler

Todd M. Thaler

Extras Casting

Judie Fixler

Judie Fixler

Extras Casting

Edited By

Barry Malkin

Barry Malkin

Editor

Bob Hagans

Bob Hagans

Color Timer

Dennis Brookins

Dennis Brookins

Negative Cutter

Costume and Makeup

Judianna Makovsky

Judianna Makovsky

Costume Design

Mickey Scott

Mickey Scott

Makeup Artist

Lyndell Quiyou

Lyndell Quiyou

Hairstylist

Elizabeth Shelton

Elizabeth Shelton

Assistant Costume Designer

Sound

Howard Shore

Howard Shore

Original Music Composer

Jerry Ross

Jerry Ross

Supervising Sound Editor

Elliot Abbott

Elliot Abbott

Music Coordinator

Les Lazarowitz

Les Lazarowitz

Production Sound Mixer

Linda Murphy

Linda Murphy

Boom Operator

Chris Jenkins

Chris Jenkins

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Gary Alexander

Gary Alexander

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Steve Pederson

Steve Pederson

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Jim Weidman

Jim Weidman

Music Editor

Suzana Peric

Suzana Peric

Music Editor

Scott Grusin

Scott Grusin

Music Editor

Tom Bellfort

Tom Bellfort

Sound Editor

Jay Dranch

Jay Dranch

Sound Editor

David A. Fechtor

David A. Fechtor

Sound Editor

Sukey Fontelieu

Sukey Fontelieu

Sound Editor

Bobbe Kurtz

Bobbe Kurtz

Sound Editor

Cindy Marty

Cindy Marty

Sound Editor

James Matheny

James Matheny

Sound Editor

Frank Smathers

Frank Smathers

Sound Editor

Hugo Weng

Hugo Weng

Sound Editor

Linda Whittlesey

Linda Whittlesey

Sound Editor

Beth Bergeron

Beth Bergeron

Supervising ADR Editor

Avram D. Gold

Avram D. Gold

Dialogue Editor

James Ashwill

James Ashwill

Foley Recordist

Joe Dorn

Joe Dorn

Assistant Sound Editor

Ann Ducommun

Ann Ducommun

Assistant Sound Editor

Julie Feiner

Julie Feiner

Assistant Sound Editor

Christopher Flick

Christopher Flick

Assistant Sound Editor

Susan Mazzei

Susan Mazzei

Assistant Sound Editor

Robert Yamamoto

Robert Yamamoto

Assistant Sound Editor

Homer Denison

Homer Denison

Orchestrator

Armin Steiner

Armin Steiner

Scoring Mixer

Visual Effects

Not currently known.

Camera

Barry Sonnenfeld

Barry Sonnenfeld

Director of Photography

Tony C. Jannelli

Tony C. Jannelli

Camera Operator

Michael Green

Michael Green

Assistant Camera

Jay Levy

Jay Levy

Assistant Camera

Bobby Mancuso

Bobby Mancuso

Assistant Camera

Brian Hamill

Brian Hamill

Still Photographer

Dennis Gamiello

Dennis Gamiello

Key Grip

Lighting

Art Department

Santo Loquasto

Santo Loquasto

Production Design

Tom Warren

Tom Warren

Art Direction

Speed Hopkins

Speed Hopkins

Art Direction

Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Assistant Art Director

George DeTitta Jr.

George DeTitta Jr.

Set Decoration

Susan Bode Tyson

Susan Bode Tyson

Set Decoration

Saul Bass

Saul Bass

Title Designer

Glenn Lloyd

Glenn Lloyd

Art Department Coordinator

Dave Weinman

Dave Weinman

Set Dresser

James Mazzola

James Mazzola

Property Master

Jeff Mazzola

Jeff Mazzola

Assistant Property Master

Ron Petagna

Ron Petagna

Construction Coordinator

Other Crew

Patricia Birch

Patricia Birch

Choreographer

Amy Lemisch

Amy Lemisch

Post Production Supervisor

Mike Bedard

Mike Bedard

Cableman

Harold 'Whitey' McEvoy

Harold 'Whitey' McEvoy

Transportation Captain

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