Tom Hanks stars in this fantasy/comedy directed by Penny Marshall about a young boy who makes a magic wish and wakes up looking like Tom Hanks. Be careful of what you ask of a mechanical carnival genie. From 12 to 35 overnight, Josh Baskin now gets to play in the adult world and does pretty good for someone without a high school diploma. With Elizabeth Perkins, John Heard and Robert Loggia.

Year: 1988
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy Films, Best of the 1980s, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die)
Country: USA
Director: Penny Marshall
Starring: Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, John Heard, Elizabeth Perkins
Duration: 100 Minutes
Rating: PG
Location in store: Fantasy Film



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