Daniel Corleone - wrote on 03/24/13
This reviewer recalls enjoying this 80's flick. As a kid didn't we at least think about what it's like to be an adult and have responsibilities? Josh Baskin (David Moscow) is a 12-year-old and and has a best friend named Billy Kopecki (Jared Rushton) become unfamiliar with each other when a certain change occurs. Josh tinkers with a huge toy piano and plays with Mr. MacMillan (Robert Loggia).
The soundtrack, screenplay and performances were wonderful. It shows how great Hanks was at an early age. Best lines: MacMillan - "Boss needs to be knocked on his ass every once in a while." and Scotty - "You gotta pace yourself, slowly, slowly." Big represents maturity, friendship, love, corporate world and difficulties of growing-up. Definitely a must see for kids and those young at heart.