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18 Again! (1988)

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An aging ruthless businessman swaps bodies with his grandson in the wake of getting into a car accident.

Director:

Paul Flaherty
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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:

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Trivia

In George Burns' last starring role, he played an 81-year-old when he was 91. 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 »

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David Watson: I don't want to hit a lady, Horton, but I wouldn't mind hitting her.
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Connections

Referenced in The Ben Stiller Show: At the Beach (1993) See more »

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By the Light of the Silvery Moon
Written by Gus Edwards and Edward Madden
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ONE OF THE BEST COMEDIES OF ALL TIMES
26 December 1998 | by bibi-3See all my reviews

I saw this movie almost ten years ago, and I still haven't seen a better comedy.

I enjoyed every minute. Don't miss it !!


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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

Gross USA:

$2,567,099

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,567,099
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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