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The Incredible Shrinking Woman (1981)

PG  |   |  Sci-Fi, Comedy, Fantasy  |  30 January 1981 (USA)
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When an ordinary woman is exposed to a unique mix of chemicals, she begins to uncontrollably physically shrink.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Pat Kramer / Judith Beasley / Telephone Operator
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Vance Kramer
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Dan Beame
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Dr. Eugene Nortz
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Dr. Ruth Ruth
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Rob
Maria Smith ...
Concepcion
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Sandra Dyson
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Tom Keller
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Logan Carver
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Lyle Parks (as James McMullan)
Shelby Balik ...
Beth Kramer
Justin Dana ...
Jeff Kramer
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Sidney (as Richard A. Baker)
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Himself
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Storyline

After being exposed to a bizarre mixture of household chemicals, Pat Kramer begins to shrink. This baffles scientists, makes parenting difficult, warms the hearts of Americans, and captures the attention of a group of people who want to take over the world. This evil group plots to kidnap Pat and perform experiments on her so that they can eventually shrink everyone. Written by Dave Smith <dave@stat.colostate.edu>

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Lily Tomlin has a little problem...

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Sci-Fi | Comedy | Fantasy

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30 January 1981 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Incrível Mulher Que Encolheu  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Lead actress Lily Tomlin plays four characters in the movie. They are Edith Ann, telephone operator Ernestine, neighbor Judith Beasley, and central character Pat Kramer. See more »

Goofs

When the Cramers leave the clinic after being told the diagnosis, Pat is wearing a light blue double-breasted blazer over a peach dress, both of which are too large for her. Later in the film, one of the female newscasters is shown on television wearing the exact same outfit. See more »

Quotes

Beth Kramer: [flicking a light switch on and off] Look Mom, Disco!
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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #26.127 (2010) See more »

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Galaxy Glue
Lyrics by Billy Davis
Music by Suzanne Ciani
Vocal by Linda November
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Great 80's Movie
26 January 2003 | by (Albany, New York) – See all my reviews

Captured that turn towords the 80's average subburban family, as captured in so many movies like Close encounters, E.T., Poltergeist, Goonies, Mr.Mom and so many other great films of that era. When an ordinary busy family meets troubles of great proportions. I recommend this one as a fun family movie. Looking for this one on DVD.


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