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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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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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His mind was 81. His body was 18. When Jack Watson found his fountain of youth, it overflowed with comedy. See more »


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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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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Part of a late 1980s mini-cycle of age-swap / body-swap pictures. The movies included Big (1988), 18 Again! (1988), Vice Versa (1988), Dream a Little Dream (1989), and Like Father Like Son (1987). See more »

Goofs

For David's big race, Charlie gives him the running shoes that he wore back in 1928, however the leather on sixty year old shoes would have deteriorated to point that the shoes would be unusable. 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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Connections

References Oh, God! (1977) See more »

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By the Light of the Silvery Moon
Written by Gus Edwards and Edward Madden
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18 Again!
9 July 1999 | by Coxer99See all my reviews

Charming comedy about the fate that intervenes in the lives of Jack, a swinging 81 year old bachelor who has everything but youth, and his grandson David, who change souls after a freak accident. Burns is lovely, but it is Schlatter who steals the picture with a witty and youthful version of Burns.


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