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What's it called? Big [videorecording] / 20th Century Fox ; Gracie Films ; produced by James L. Brooks, Robert Greenhut ; written by Gary Ross & Anne Spielberg ; directed by Penny Marshall.
Who published it? Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]
Edition info! Extended ed.
Book Cover
Location Call No. Status
What's it like? 2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Helpful notes! Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1988.
Special features: Disc 1: Theatrical branches; "'BIG' brainstorming": an audio documentary by Gary Ross and Anne Spielberg using archival audio material of the original creation of the script ; Disc 2: 10 deleted scenes with optional intro by Penny Marshall; "Backstory: 'Big'" featurette; Carnival party newswrap; Zoltar Easter egg; TV spots, 2 trailers.
Credits Director of photography, Barry Sonnenfeld ; editor, Barry Malkin ; music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Judianna Makovsky ; production designer, Santo Loquasto.
Performers! Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard, Jared Rushton, David Moscow, Jon Lovitz, Mercedes Ruehl.
What's it about? Josh is a 12-year-old who makes a wish from an old machine to be big. Not really believing it will work, Josh is very surprised to find himself BIG the next morning. Now he looks like a 30 years old guy, but he still behaves like a boy. He decide to go with his best friend to New York and try to find the machine that can fix his wish. In New York he gets a job in a toy company and develops a romantic crush on a beautiful woman. Now Josh must learn to get used to the adults world he always wanted to be part of.
Who'd like this? MPAA rating: PG.
Special stuff to know! DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono.
Helpful notes! Closed-captioned.
English (Dolby stereo.), French (Dolby mono.) or Spanish (Dolby mono.) dialogue, Spanish subtitles.
Awards! Golden Globes (USA), 1989: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical (Tom Hanks).
Helpful subjects! Fortune-telling -- Drama.
Wishes -- Drama.
Adulthood -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Toy industry -- Employees -- Drama.
New York (N.Y.) -- Drama.
It's a special thing! Feature films.
Comedy films.
Fantasy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Fantasy films.
DVD-Video discs.
More people who helped! Brooks, James L.
Greenhut, Robert.
Ross, Gary.
Spielberg, Anne.
Marshall, Penny.
Hanks, Tom.
Perkins, Elizabeth, 1960-
Loggia, Robert.
Heard, John, 1946-
Rushton, Jared, 1974-
Moscow, David.
Lovitz, Jon.
Ruehl, Mercedes.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Gracie Films.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Special numbers! 024543381570
Special numbers! 2238157 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
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