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Writers (WGA):
James DeMonaco (written by) &
Gary Nadeau (written by)
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Release Date:
9 August 1996 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Jack Powell is about to tackle his biggest adventure ever...fifth grade! See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
5 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
One of those rare movies with a real message See more (67 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Robin Williams ... Jack Powell

Diane Lane ... Karen Powell

Brian Kerwin ... Brian Powell

Jennifer Lopez ... Miss Marquez

Bill Cosby ... Lawrence Woodruff

Fran Drescher ... Dolores 'D.D.' Durante

Adam Zolotin ... Louis 'Louie' Durante

Todd Bosley ... Eddie
Seth Smith ... John-John

Mario Yedidia ... George

Jeremy Lelliott ... Johnny Duffer

Jurnee Smollett-Bell ... Phoebe (as Jurnee Smollett)
Dani Faith ... Jane
Hugo Hernandez ... Victor

Rickey D'Shon Collins ... Eric

Michael McKean ... Paulie

Edward Lynch ... Angry Man

Don Novello ... Bartender

Allan Rich ... Dr. Benfante

Keone Young ... Dr. Lin
Irwin Corey ... Poppy
Al Nalbandian ... Principal McGee

Dwight Hicks ... High School Principal

Allison Whitbeck ... Lucy

Sam Ritzenberg ... Boy in Classroom
Terry Ricardo Jefferson II ... Eric's Brother
Studio Gutierrez ... Mario
Joe Akins ... Big Joe
Kendra Sutherland ... Kendra
Ashlee Lauren ... Allison
Wilma Bonet ... Nurse
Abigail Van Alyn ... Nurse

Rainer Judd ... Nurse
Marcella Pabros ... Nurse
Jennifer Garces ... Nurse

Marc Coppola ... Radio Personality (voice)

Terence McGovern ... Radio Personality (voice) (as Terry McGovern)
Kim Wonderly ... Radio Personality (voice)
Bria Neuenschwander ... Drugstore Clerk
Steven Anthony Jones ... Officer at Jail
Jeanette Etheredge ... Cat
Jaqueline De La Fontaine ... Cat (as Jacqui De La Fontaine)
Josh Kornbluth ... Pack of Cigarettes
Helen Shumaker ... Martini
Pete Escovedo ... The New Morty Show
Morty Okin ... The New Morty Show
John Quam ... The New Morty Show
Whitney Wilson ... The New Morty Show
Andrew Higgins ... The New Morty Show
David Rubin ... The New Morty Show
David Murotake ... The New Morty Show
Carroll Ashby ... The New Morty Show
Juan Escovedo ... The New Morty Show
Peter Michael Escovedo ... The New Morty Show
Ray Loeckle ... The New Morty Show
Van Hughes ... The New Morty Show
Mike Moore ... The New Morty Show
Michael Madland ... Louis Durante - at 18
Matt Kroot ... Eddie - at 18
Ryan Kennedy ... George - at 18
Tyler Smith ... John-John - at 18
Jesse James Chisholm ... Johnny Duffer - at 18
Jonathan A. Turner ... Eric - at 18
Kamela Peart ... Phoebe - at 18
Jennifer Hagan ... Jane - at 16
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Chace Acton ... Girl Running in Basketball Scene (uncredited)
Spencer Acton ... Boy in Basketball Game (uncredited)
Ronnie Dee Blaire ... Drunk (uncredited)
Anthony DeSimone ... Classroom Student (uncredited)

Jonathan Randell Silver ... Classmate (uncredited)
Laura Rice ... Extra (uncredited)

Joseph Quinn Simpkins ... Teacher (uncredited)

James A. Swan ... Physical Ed Teacher (uncredited)
Victor Talmadge ... L. King (uncredited)

Directed by
Francis Ford Coppola 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
James DeMonaco (written by) &
Gary Nadeau (written by)

Produced by
Doug Claybourne .... executive producer
Francis Ford Coppola .... producer
Fred Fuchs .... producer
Ricardo Mestres .... producer
 
Original Music by
Michael Kamen 
 
Cinematography by
John Toll 
 
Film Editing by
Barry Malkin 
 
Casting by
Rosalie Joseph 
Linda Phillips-Palo 
 
Production Design by
Dean Tavoularis 
 
Art Direction by
Angelo P. Graham  (as Angelo Graham)
 
Set Decoration by
Armin Ganz 
Barbara Munch 
 
Costume Design by
Aggie Guerard Rodgers 
 
Makeup Department
Catherine Childers .... assistant hair stylist
Ken Diaz .... makeup designer
Donna Dunlop .... assistant hair stylist
Paul LeBlanc .... hair designer
Jenny-King Turko .... assistant makeup artist
William S. Jones .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Brian Penikas .... makeup artist: prosthetics (uncredited)
Kris Ravetto .... additional makeup artist (uncredited)
Kris Ravetto .... additional prosthetics (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Kim Aubry .... post-production supervisor
Ned Kopp .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Roman Coppola .... second unit director
Rebecca Greeley .... second second assistant director
L. Dean Jones Jr. .... first assistant director
David Kelley .... second assistant director
Gary Marcus .... first assistant director (as Gary Scott Marcus)
Robert J. Mooney .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Emilio R. Aramendia .... on-set dresser
Kristin Argue .... draper
Kristin Argue .... set dresser
Dean Backer .... lead man
William Beck .... set designer
Todd McCune Bray .... lead scenic painter (as Todd Bray McCune)
Richard W. Clot .... construction coordinator (as Richard Clot)
Robbie Clot .... construction foreman (as Robert Clot)
Alexandra Fitzpatrick .... art department coordinator
Hank Giardina .... paint coordinator (as Henry J. Giardina)
Sean Haworth .... assistant art director
Douglas E. Madison .... property master (as Douglas Madison)
George F. Mauricio .... property master: San Francisco (as George Mauricio)
George Zimninsky .... greensman
Marc Campisi .... carpenter (uncredited)
Jennifer Clinard .... stand-by painter (uncredited)
Robert L. Peden .... scenic artist (uncredited)
Ken Sly .... carpenter (uncredited)
Jody Weisenfeld .... set decoration buyer: draper (uncredited)
Doug E. Williams .... propmaker (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Agamemnon Andrianos .... production sound
Christopher Boatwright .... cable person
Sara Bolder .... adr editor
Tobin Davis .... assistant sound editor (as Tobin John De Luca Davis)
Patrick Dodd .... dialogue editor
Malcolm Fife .... foley editor
Aura Gilge .... assistant sound editor (as Aura Belle Gilge)
Tom Johnson .... sound re-recording mixer
Jim Kallett .... foley recordist
Mark Levinson .... supervising adr editor (as Mark A. Levinson)
Kyrsten Mate .... sound effects editor (as Kyrsten Mate Comoglio)
Marnie Moore .... foley artist
Patrick Moriarty .... boom operator
John Nutt .... supervising sound editor
Margie O'Malley .... foley artist
Richard Quinn .... dialogue editor
Michael Semanick .... sound re-recording mixer
Lisa Storer .... assistant sound editor
Roy Waldspurger .... second engineer
Stephen Balliet .... playback (uncredited)
Ethan Derner .... sound post-production intern (uncredited)
Philip Rogers .... sound transferer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
John McLeod .... special effects coordinator
Frank W. Tarantino .... special effects foreman
 
Visual Effects by
Kim Aubry .... visual effects producer
Gary Gutierrez .... visual effects supervisor
Jimi Simmons .... visual effects
Camille Geier .... visual effects producer: ILM (uncredited)
Don Lee .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Adam Savage .... visual effects (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Rocky Capella .... stunts
Jack Gill .... stunt coordinator
Mike Mitchell .... stunts (as Michael Mitchell)
Michael Runyard .... stunt coordinator
Andy Gill .... stunts (uncredited)
Larry Nicholas .... stunts (uncredited)
Pat Romano .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Paul C. Babin .... camera operator: "a" camera (as Paul Babin)
Ben Beaird .... key grip
Chris Blair .... video assistant
Dave Childers .... grip (as David Childers)
Gregory M. Childers .... key grip: San Francisco
Tom Cloutier .... electrician (as Thomas Cloutier)
Doug Cook .... best boy grip (as Douglas Cook)
Tom Fox .... video assistant
Dennis Gehringer .... electrician
Jeff Gilliam .... chief lighting technician
Jon Guterres .... dolly grip (as Jonathan Guterres)
Don L. Henderson .... grip (as Don Henderson)
Kim Marks .... camera operator: "b" camera
Patrick McArdle .... first assistant camera
Merrick Morton .... still photographer
Kenneth Patsel .... electrician
James Plannette .... chief lighting technician (as Jim Plannette)
Paul Sanchez .... second assistant camera
Dane Spelman .... grip
Mike Thomas .... first assistant camera
Kevin Thompson .... best boy electric
Chris Toll .... second assistant camera
Eric Blum .... electrician (uncredited)
Ted Loebe .... still photographer (uncredited)
James F. Oberlander .... grip (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Laura Folger .... extras casting
Ingrid Franz .... local casting assistant
Nina Henninger .... extras casting
Davia Nelson .... casting: San Francisco
Fred Roos .... casting executive
Randi Acton .... casting associate (uncredited)
David H. Kramer .... adr voice casting (uncredited)
Robert McGee .... casting associate (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Michael Becker .... set costumer
Winnie D. Brown .... costume supervisor (as Winnie Brown-Willis)
Andrea Cooper .... set costumer
Patricia Kazmierowski .... costumer
Nancy Servin .... seamstress (as Nancy Hart Servin)
Stephen P. Shubin .... costumer: Mr. Williams (as Stephen Shubin)
 
Editorial Department
Megan B. Agosto .... assistant film editor
Bill Kinder .... post-production coordinator
Donald Ord .... second assistant editor
David Orr .... color timer
Marie Regan .... assistant post-production coordinator
Theresa Repola Mohammed .... negative cutter
Tim Sternberg .... assistant editor: lightworks
Blake Danforth .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Christopher Brooks .... supervising music editor
Debbi Datz-Pyle .... music contractor (as Debbie Datz-Pyle)
Robert Elhai .... orchestrator (as Bob Elhai)
Joel Franklin .... music preparation
Michael Kamen .... orchestrator
Stephen McLaughlin .... music mixer
Stephen McLaughlin .... music recordist
Kathy Nelson .... executive in charge of music: Walt Disney Motion Pictures Group
David Slusser .... music editor
Andy Warwick .... music recording engineer
Patti Zimmitti .... music contractor
Michael Fey .... music executive (uncredited)
Lolita Ritmanis .... orchestrator (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Al J. Hersh .... driver: Mr. Williams
John Peters .... transportation co-captain
Skip Steffens .... driver: production van
Henry Travers .... transportation coordinator
Jacqueline Travers .... transportation captain
Carlos Williams .... driver (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Wayne Billheimer .... production assistant
Rob Bonz .... lightwork supporter
Adam Bryant .... stand-in: Mr. Williams
Evan Cecil .... production assistant
Christopher Desmond .... paramedic coordinator
Tony Dingman .... assistant: Mr. Coppola
Rory Enke .... location manager
Michael Floquet .... production assistant
Jennifer Garces .... production assistant
Joanne S. Grant .... first assistant accountant (as Joanne Grant)
Gary Gutierrez .... title designer
Robert Hage .... assistant location manager
Mark Hager .... assistant production coordinator
Stacey Holmes .... production assistant
Bonnie Hudson .... studio teacher
Carol Kim .... production coordinator
Jennifer Nee-wah Kim .... production assistant (as Jennifer Kim)
Steven R. Kutcher .... entomologist (as Steven Kutcher)
Shannon Lail .... assistant to producers
Kevin Le Blanc .... production assistant
Brian Lohmann .... dialogue coach
Lucy MacSwain .... studio teacher
Tava R. Maloy .... assistant to producers (as Tava Maloy)
Tim McGovern .... chief engineer
Anahid Nazarian .... script supervisor
Christopher Neil .... dialogue coach
Jill Ornitz .... assistant: Mr. Coppola
Bob Roath .... payroll accountant
Sussanah Robbins .... assistant location manager
Lucas Roth .... production assistant
Tao Ruspoli .... production assistant
Paula Tracy Smuin .... choreographer (as Paula Tracy-Smuin)
Jenny Spamer .... second assistant accountant
Rebecca Erwin Spencer .... assistant: Mr. Williams
Lauren Beth Strogoff .... unit publicist (as Lauren Strogoff)
Alice Tompkins .... script supervisor
Donald H. Walker .... production accountant (as Don Walker)
Steven Weisman .... assistant to producers
James J. Wilhelm .... craft service (as James Wilhelm)
Deirdre Ashby .... lead stand-in (uncredited)
Don Bastida .... stand-in: Mr. Zolotin (uncredited)
Tina Canny .... location projectionist (uncredited)
Howard Fong .... stand-in (uncredited)
Lauren Lloyd .... studio executive (uncredited)
Christopher Neil .... rehearsal coordinator (uncredited)
Mitchell Nyberg .... production assistant (uncredited)
Sandy Reed .... craft service (uncredited)
Nick Sternberg .... production assistant (uncredited)
Bill Timoney .... adr voice group (uncredited)
Virginia Travers .... lead stand-in (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Gia Coppola .... dedicatee (as Gia)
Armin Ganz .... in memory of
 
Crew verified as complete


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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for some sexual references (certificate no. 34700)
Runtime:
113 min
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Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
If you look closely at the costume of the woman dressed as a wine bottle in the opening scenes, you'll notice the wine she's dressed as comes from Francis Ford Coppola's vineyards.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Jack's shirt turns red when leaving school on the day of the basketball game.See more »
Quotes:
Jack:[rambling into the phone really fast] Hey dad! I got to play basketball today. They picked me! Not just because I'm humongous, because I'm real good. Yeah I scored a thousand points. Yeah right it was only a hundred. I'm kidding it was fourteen. I scored! Yea, and I met this really cool kid named Louie. Not Louis, Louie. Yeah. His mom gave me some matches.
Brian:Okay slow down buddy, slow down.
Jack:Hey dad, Louie has some dirty magazines under his bed. What are dirty magazines? I got to be principal. Well, I pretended to be. And I got a lot of homework to do. I got a great homework assignment. And you know what? Miss Marquez ate one of my red gummybears and she said 'way to go,' but not because of the red gummybears...
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29 out of 44 people found the following review useful.
One of those rare movies with a real message, 23 November 2005
Author: Andreas Niedermayer (leeds1@gmx.at) from Klagenfurt, Austria

This movie has something very important attached to it: a message of life. This is due to the underlying themes as well as to Robin Williams' touching performance which is saddening and inspirational at the same time. He is able to transform the sheer hopelessness of his fate which subjects him to an early death with such outstanding and sincere skills that are deeply moving. Apart from that his entire character - as it is designed - demands substantial acting throughout the whole plot. He delivers a performance that many other actors would simply not have been able to accomplish. It takes a special kind of actor to portray such a character just as Jack here. The message is that despite a fate that destines us to be exposed to tremendous agonies and blank despair, there is always a light of hope, and this light burns in our hearts. It's up to us only what we do with the time that we're granted with. In Jack's case time is even more precious than for normal people. Despite the sadness and despair that is ultimately caused thereby, we still have the chance to make the best out of every minute. All we have to do is value the little things, such as friendship and love, and thus escape the shades of darkness. The movie itself is funny and sincere, it has important dialogues and, as stated above, a real massage, which makes it special. Watch out for it.

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