18 Again

(1988)

Rated PG, 1 hour 40 Minutes

Starring: George Burns, Charlie Schlatter and Tony Roberts

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A really cute Family kind of movie, in which David and Jack switch bodies in an accident, after Jack made his 81st Birthday-wish to be 18 again. I would give it a B+

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Here is what the cover has to say:
In this delightful fantasy comedy, the ageless, cigar-wielding George Burns returns to the screen as Jack Watson, a swinging 81-year-old bachelor who has everything but youth. And once more, he proves the old adage: Be careful what you wish for...it just might come true!
Fate intervenes in the lives of Jack and his grandson, David (Charlie Schlatter), as their souls exchange bodies after a freak accident. But as David, the old Jack Watson charm and magic must work doubly hard to convert all of David's classmates to bow ties, cigars and martinis. And furthermore, in David's body, Jack learns how people REALLLY feel about his old self.
Jack is outraged by these revelations, and dismayed to find that his body, with David's soul inside, is to be pulled off of life-support. Jack realizes that he must act quickly to make amends for past mistakes, and return to David what is rightfully his. Once again, fate intervenes in the touching climax of this uplifting and heavenly comedy.

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He's bitching at his son for trying to be more than he's supposed to be. He's a womanizer.. here his son's wife and then his mate Madeleine.

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Everyone is singing Happy Birthday to Jack for his 81st Birthday. He makes a wish to be 18 again and David and his grandpa blow out the candles together.

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David and grandpa went out to eat. On the way back they have an accident.

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David and Jack switch bodies. Jack is visiting his grandson in the hospital feeling bad that he had made the wish to be 18 again. Charley talks to Jack's body and Jack hears how Charly feels about him in David's body.

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He's reliving meeting Madeline in his dreams. He talks to David trying to make him wake up and then ends up back in his own body after Jack runs David and himself into a wall.

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Jack's son Arnie thinks Jack's a ghost. Everything's working out for the best. Jack threw Madeline out of his house

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Jack is watching his grandson race and win thanks to him. THE END!

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