Penny Marshall’s sophomore feature, BIG, was a record-breaking release that made her the first female director to gross more than $100 million at the box office. BIG was also a massive success for star Tom Hanks – earning the AFI Life Achievement Award honoree his first Academy Award® nomination.
AFI Movie Club: BIG
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Great Film. Wonderful direction. Should have changed Hollywood’s Sexist Approach to Filmmaking, but it didn’t… to the extent that
it would appear that they thought they weren’t in business TO MAKE M$NEY! BO: More than $100M! in 1988!