On returning from a buying trip abroad for the department store in which he works, Marshall finds he is in possession of a strange ornamental skull. Marshall is divorced and is looking after his son Charlie for a few days. The skull has special powers, and when Marshall and Charlie simultaneously wish they were each others age, father and son exchange bodies. Now Charlie has to go to work, and Marshall to school. Charlie also has to deal with Marshall's girlfriend. If that weren't enough a pair of smugglers are in pursuit of the skull. Written by
The comedy about not acting your age.
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Did You Know?
The production needed a home town for the picture, and writer-producers Dick Clement
and Ian La Frenais
kept an open mind about choosing the best location for shooting. They spent several weeks and hundreds of hours flying to various cities to see what each had to offer. In the end, they opted for the metropolitan site that had always been their first choice: Chicago in Illinois, USA. See more
When Marshall pulls Charlie into the limo, you can see the camera reflected on it. See more
[relaying a message to Marshall, who in turn is in a meeting
... and we've been offered very favorable interest rates from Hong Kong.
[apparently having misheard what Charlie said
We've been offered very favorable interest rates from King Kong.
I mean *Hong* Kong.
Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Top Dog
Written by Mick Zane, Mark Behn
and Paul Sabu
Performed by Malice See more