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18 Again! (1988)

 -  Comedy | Fantasy  -  15 April 1988 (USA)
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By means of an accident the soul of David and his swinging grandfather get swapped. While the grandfather's body is still in coma, he enjoys having a young body again and repairs some facts... See full summary »

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By means of an accident the soul of David and his swinging grandfather get swapped. While the grandfather's body is still in coma, he enjoys having a young body again and repairs some facts in David's life, who he finds not to be self-confident enough. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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His mind was 81. His body was 18. When Jack Watson found his fountain of youth, it overflowed with comedy. See more »

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Comedy | Fantasy

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15 April 1988 (USA)  »

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Eighteen Again!  »

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$2,567,099 (USA)
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Trivia

In George Burns's last starring role; he played an 81-year-old when he was already 92. See more »

Quotes

David Watson: I don't want to hit a lady, Horton, but I wouldn't mind hitting her.
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Connections

Referenced in The Ben Stiller Show: At the Beach (1993) See more »

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You Drive Me Ape (You Big Gorilla)
Performed by The Dickies
Written by Stan Lee & Chuck Wagon
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Not Again!
1 August 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Shortly after George Burns' 81st birthday he is involved in a terrible car accident with his 18-year-old grandson (Charlie Schlatter) and the two have their souls switched in the venture. Now Schlatter's soul is trapped in Burns' comatose body while Burns' soul is in Schlatter's body (which was not injured in the accident). The typical insanity then takes place as Burns enjoys living in Schlatter's body, but then he realizes that the fun must stop and that he must do what he can to save his grandson's life. A tedious little comedy that just never does work. The formula is just lacking on the silver screen. 2 stars out of 5.


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