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The Resource Big, 20th Century Fox ; Gracie Films ; produced by James L. Brooks, Robert Greenhut ; written by Gary Ross & Anne Spielberg ; directed by Penny Marshall, (videorecording DVD)

Big, 20th Century Fox ; Gracie Films ; produced by James L. Brooks, Robert Greenhut ; written by Gary Ross & Anne Spielberg ; directed by Penny Marshall, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Big
Title
Big
Statement of responsibility
20th Century Fox ; Gracie Films ; produced by James L. Brooks, Robert Greenhut ; written by Gary Ross & Anne Spielberg ; directed by Penny Marshall
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
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 the next morning to find that he has grown. 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
Awards note
Golden Globes (USA), 1989: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy/Musical (Tom Hanks).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Barry Sonnenfeld ; editor, Barry Malkin ; music, Howard Shore ; costume designer, Judianna Makovsky ; production designer, Santo Loquasto
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English (Dolby stereo.), French (Dolby mono.) or Spanish (Dolby mono.) dialogue, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia, John Heard, Jared Rushton, David Moscow, Jon Lovitz, Mercedes Ruehl
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1956-
  • 1949-
  • 1960-
  • 1946-2017
  • 1974-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brooks, James L
  • Greenhut, Robert
  • Ross, Gary
  • Spielberg, Anne
  • Marshall, Penny
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Perkins, Elizabeth
  • Loggia, Robert
  • Heard, John
  • Rushton, Jared
  • Lovitz, Jon
  • Ruehl, Mercedes
Runtime
120
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fortune-telling
  • Wishes
  • Adulthood
  • Toy industry
  • New York (N.Y.)
Technique
live action
Label
Big, 20th Century Fox ; Gracie Films ; produced by James L. Brooks, Robert Greenhut ; written by Gary Ross & Anne Spielberg ; directed by Penny Marshall, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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 featurette; Zoltar Easter egg; TV spots, 2 trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Extended ed. ; Widescreen format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543381570
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2238157
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm85767222
  • (OCoLC)85767222
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono
Terms governing use
This DVD is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Big, 20th Century Fox ; Gracie Films ; produced by James L. Brooks, Robert Greenhut ; written by Gary Ross & Anne Spielberg ; directed by Penny Marshall, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • 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 featurette; Zoltar Easter egg; TV spots, 2 trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Extended ed. ; Widescreen format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (120 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543381570
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2238157
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm85767222
  • (OCoLC)85767222
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono
Terms governing use
This DVD is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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