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18 Again! (1988)

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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
George Burns ... Jack Watson / David Watson
Charlie Schlatter ... David Watson / Jack Watson
Tony Roberts ... Arnie Watson
Anita Morris ... Madeline
Miriam Flynn ... Betty Watson
Jennifer Runyon ... Robin Morrison
Red Buttons ... Charlie
George DiCenzo ... Coach
Bernard Fox ... Horton
Kenneth Tigar ... Professor Swivet
Anthony Starke ... Russ
Pauly Shore ... Barrett
Emory Bass Emory Bass ... Art Teacher
Josh Devane Josh Devane ... J.P. (as Joshua Devane)
Benny Baker ... Red
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Storyline

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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George Burns is Jack Watson. He always wanted to be [18 Again!] - He got his wish. See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 April 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Eighteen Again! See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,475,645, 10 April 1988, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$2,567,099
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In George Burns' last starring role, he played an eighty-one-year-old when he was ninety-one. See more »

Goofs

David (with Jack's soul) and Charlie, pushing Jack's gurney around the hospital corridors, are pursued by seemingly half the hospital's personnel. When they crash through the chapel window and land in the chapel, no hospital workers come in after them, although the scene lasts for several minutes. 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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Referenced in Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude (2004) See more »

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By the Light of the Silvery Moon
Written by Gus Edwards and Edward Madden
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Brings a smile :)
6 August 2000 | by SmileyGreg17See all my reviews

This is a heart warming film. I'm not a typical person to like 80's cinema, though i do like all manners of comedies, though this is great. I've never seen a George Burns film & i really liked it. He obviously passed his comedy talent on to Pauly Shore and it was interesting to see a film in which Pauly was an actor & not a comedien playing an actor. You know what really would have been interesting. If this was made once Pauly had his image established, there could've been a couple of great scenes with Burns trying to understand what he was saying & stuff. This film is great, & you don't have to be a fan of 80's cinema to enjoy it throughly. Two very enthusiastic thumbs up. Also, some might say that this has played too much on a body switching premise of the late 80's but i think it had a nice angle on it, and i loved this film


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