Tom Hanks won rave reviews for his Oscar nominated performance (1988, Best Actor) as a twelve year old boy trapped inside a thirty-year-old body, in director Penny Marshall's winning comedy.
At a carnival, young Josh Baskin wishes he was big... only to awake the next morning and discover he is! With the help of his friend Billy (Jared Rushton), Josh lands a job at a toy company. There, his inner wisdom enables him to successfully predict what children want to buy, making the awestruck, naive Josh irresistible to a beautiful ladder climbing colleague (Elizabeth Perkins). But the more he experiences being an adult, the more Josh longs for the simple joys of childhood.