History Trivia / Big

16th Dec '17 7:14:33 PM KoopaKid17
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* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: Subverted. You'd be shocked to find this movie is rated PG despite one usage of the word "fuck".
24th Nov '17 5:18:43 PM ClintEastwood
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* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: Subverted. You'd be shocked to find this movie is rated PG despite one usage of the word "fuck".
24th Nov '17 5:17:53 PM ClintEastwood
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** Creator/StevenSpielberg considered directing the film (his sister co-wrote it, after all) but declined as his son had been born and felt he should be closer to him. Creator/RonHoward and Sydney Pollack also turned down the directorial job.

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** Creator/StevenSpielberg considered directing the film (his sister co-wrote it, after all) but declined as his son had been born and felt he should be closer to him. Creator/JohnLandis was offered the job, but he did ''Film/ComingToAmerica'' instead. Creator/RonHoward and Sydney Pollack Creator/SydneyPollack also turned down the directorial job.
24th Nov '17 5:16:33 PM ClintEastwood
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* AFIS100Years100Laughs: #42
* AFIS10Top10:
** #10, Fantasy

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* AFIS100YearsSeries:
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AFIS100Years100Laughs: #42
* ** AFIS10Top10:
** *** #10, Fantasy



* DeletedRole: Frances Fisher was cast as Billy's mother but all of her scenes were deleted. Her scenes were reintroduced on the Extended Edition DVD.



* ThrowItIn: The "Big rap" sung by Josh and Billy is one Creator/TomHanks' son had learned while at summer camp.

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* ThrowItIn: ThrowItIn:
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The "Big rap" sung by Josh and Billy is one Creator/TomHanks' son had learned while at summer camp.



* TomHanksSyndrome: This movie marks Tom Hanks' transition from a comedic actor to a dramatic actor, even though the movie was part comedy, part drama.

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* TomHanksSyndrome: This movie marks Tom Hanks' Creator/TomHanks' transition from a comedic actor to a dramatic actor, even though the movie was part comedy, part drama.



** Creator/RobertDeNiro, Creator/HarrisonFord, Creator/SeanPenn, Creator/DennisQuaid, Creator/AlbertBrooks, Gary Busey, Steve Guttenberg, Creator/RobinWilliams, Creator/BillMurray, Judge Reinhold, and Creator/MichaelKeaton were all considered for the role of adult Josh.
** Creator/JohnTravolta also auditioned for the role of adult Josh, but was turned down due to being "box office poison" at the time.

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** Creator/WarrenBeatty[[note]] His asking price was too high[[/note]], Creator/JeffBridges, Creator/AlbertBrooks[[note]] He turned it down, as he didn't want to play a kid at the time[[/note]], Creator/GaryBusey, Creator/KevinCostner, Creator/RobertDeNiro, Creator/ClintEastwood, Creator/HarrisonFord, Creator/SeanPenn, Creator/DennisQuaid, Creator/AlbertBrooks, Gary Busey, Steve Guttenberg, Creator/RobinWilliams, Creator/MichaelKeaton, Creator/BillMurray, Creator/DennisQuaid[[note]] He turned it down in favour of ''Everybody's All-American''[[/note]], Creator/SeanPenn, Judge Reinhold, Creator/JohnTravolta[[note]]He auditioned, but was deemed box-office poison [[/note]] and Creator/MichaelKeaton Creator/RobinWilliams were all considered for the role of adult Josh.
** Creator/JohnTravolta also auditioned for the role of adult Josh, but was turned down due to being "box office poison" at the time.
Josh.
5th Oct '17 7:43:15 PM KoopaKid17
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* AvoidTheDreadedGRating: Subverted. You'd be shocked to find this movie is rated PG despite one usage of the word "fuck".
4th Sep '17 7:32:33 AM DeepthroatGhoul
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** Creator/RobertDeNiro, Creator/HarrisonFord, Creator/SeanPenn, Dennis Quaid, Creator/AlbertBrooks, Gary Busey, Steve Guttenberg, Creator/RobinWilliams, Creator/BillMurray, Judge Reinhold, and Creator/MichaelKeaton were all considered for the role of adult Josh.

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** Creator/RobertDeNiro, Creator/HarrisonFord, Creator/SeanPenn, Dennis Quaid, Creator/DennisQuaid, Creator/AlbertBrooks, Gary Busey, Steve Guttenberg, Creator/RobinWilliams, Creator/BillMurray, Judge Reinhold, and Creator/MichaelKeaton were all considered for the role of adult Josh.
29th Sep '16 8:28:20 AM DeepthroatGhoul
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** Creator/RobertDeNiro, Creator/HarrisonFord, Creator/SeanPenn, Dennis Quaid, Creator/AlbertBrooks, Gary Busey, Steve Guttenberg, and Creator/RobinWilliams were all considered for the role of adult Josh.

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** Creator/RobertDeNiro, Creator/HarrisonFord, Creator/SeanPenn, Dennis Quaid, Creator/AlbertBrooks, Gary Busey, Steve Guttenberg, Creator/RobinWilliams, Creator/BillMurray, Judge Reinhold, and Creator/RobinWilliams Creator/MichaelKeaton were all considered for the role of adult Josh.
8th Apr '16 10:32:14 AM hamza678
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* HeyItsThatGuy: [[Series/That70sShow Kitty Forman]] is Miss Patterson, Josh's secretary.
** [[Film/IndependenceDay General Grey]], what are you doing running a toy company?!
** [[Series/{{Weeds}} Celia Hodes]] also hooks up with a man-child.
*** Mr. Walsh from Beverly Hills, 90201 gives Josh his first paycheck.
17th Mar '16 8:28:06 PM Dancedom
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** Creator/StevenSpielberg considered directing the film (his sister co-wrote it, after all) but declined as his son had been born and felt he should be closer to him. Creator/RonHoward and Sidney Pollack also turned down the directorial job.

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** Creator/StevenSpielberg considered directing the film (his sister co-wrote it, after all) but declined as his son had been born and felt he should be closer to him. Creator/RonHoward and Sidney Sydney Pollack also turned down the directorial job.
13th Mar '16 1:38:02 AM GrammarNavi
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* HeyItsThatGuy: [[ThatSeventiesShow Kitty Forman]] is Miss Patterson, Josh's secretary.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: [[ThatSeventiesShow [[Series/That70sShow Kitty Forman]] is Miss Patterson, Josh's secretary.
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