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Jack (1996)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Fantasy  |  9 August 1996 (USA)
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Because of an unusual aging disorder that has aged him four times faster than a normal human being, a boy enters the fifth grade for the first time with the appearance of a 40 year old man.

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Storyline

The movie is about a boy with a unique aging disorder: one that makes him age 4 times faster than normal. It picks up when Jack (Robin Williams) is 10 years old, but looks 40. He tries to go to public school for the first time, and to become friends with kids his own age. His physical appearance causes him lots of problems, however. Written by Bob Gohari <bgohari@earthlink.net>

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He's a healthy ten-year-old who's growing four times faster than normal. Now he's ready for the biggest adventure of his life...5th grade. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual references | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

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Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,191,496 (USA) (9 August 1996)

Gross:

$58,586,889 (USA) (10 January 1997)
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Trivia

On the scene where Jack's mother is talking to her husband on their bed she mentioned how kids will react with a 1'80 m classmate (talking about Jack) a in fact Robin williams height is 1'70 ; some parts of the movie they try to enfatize his height even do it's not very tall See more »

Goofs

When Louie stops Jack after school, asking him for a favor, Jack is wearing a pink shirt under his jacket. When Louie takes him aside, just before he meets Louie's mom in the courtyard, his shirt has changed to red. See more »

Quotes

Jack: [on the phone] I gotta go. I really got to go. Number one.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the music, Jack's classmates can be heard calling for him to come out and play. See more »


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Performed by Bryan Adams
Written by Bryan Adams, Robert John Lange (as R.J. Lange, and Michael Kamen
Produced by Robert John Lange (as Robert John Mutt' Lange) and 'Bryan Adams (I)
From the A&M Album '18 Til I Die'
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An extraordinary movie
27 February 1999 | by (Kaiserslautern,Germany) – See all my reviews

Robin Williams is great as a ten year old, who looks like 40. When he plays with his mother (Diane Lane), explores the world or has a rendez-vous with the mother of his best friend - that is more than well-played. Williams as Jack: his best role after playing Adrian Cronauer in "Good Morning,Vietnam".Supported by the lovely, warm performances of Jennifer Lopez and Bill Cosby, Williams makes "Jack" a wonder. You can either love or hate this movie, depending on your RQ (=Romance quotient).


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