Big (1988) - Plot Summary Poster


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  • A young boy (David Moscow) 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?

    - Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>
  • A young boy named Josh Baskin (David Moscow) wishes at an old machine to be big, despite the fact that he does not believe that it is going to work. He is very surprised, therefore, to find himself big in the next day. Now he looks like a 30-year-old man, but he still behaves like a thirteen-year-boy. He decides to go with his best friend (Jared Rushton) to New York City to find the machine that can fix his wish. There he gets a job at a toy company and develops a relationship with Susan (Elizabeth Perkins). Currently, he must learn to get used to the adult world he always wanted to be part of. Would he still like to remain an adult?

    - Written by rsilberman
  • When a pre-teen boy wishes to be big at a magic wish machine, he wakes up the next morning and finds himself in an adult body.

    - Written by Kenneth Chisholm


Twelve year old Josh Baskin is on line to go on a ride at an amusement park. Directly behind him is a cute girl he knows from school...

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