Honey I Blew Up the Kid (1992)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Family  |  17 July 1992 (USA)
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The Szalinski family is back, this time hilarious disaster strikes when an experiment causes their new toddler son to grow many stories tall.



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Wayne Szalinski is at it again. But instead of shrinking things, he tries to make a machine that can make things grow. As in the first one, his machine isn't quite accurate. But when he brings Nick & his toddler son Adam to see his invention, the machine unexpectedly starts working. And when Adam comes right up to the machine, he gets zapped along with his stuffed bunny. Now, whenever Adam comes near anything electrical, the electricity causes him to grow. Adam soon starts to grow to the height of over 100 feet. And he is now walking through Las Vegas which he thinks is one big play land. Written by <jcobra3@hotmail.com>

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Rated PG for frenetic action | See all certifications »

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17 July 1992 (USA)  »

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Big Baby  »

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$40,000,000 (estimated)


$58,662,452 (USA)

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A month of second-unit and visual effects photography followed the wrap of principal photography of this movie. See more »


When Adam is in the dining room, he knocks one of the light shades from a fixture hanging from the ceiling, but in the next shot, the shade is back in place. See more »


Diane: Just who do you think you are talking to him like that?
Wayne: Diane, let me handle this. Who do you think you are talking to me like that?
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Written by Gerry Goffin and Carole King
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Honey, I Stunk the Script
12 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

The lovable Szalinskis are at it again. In this inferior sequel to Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Dad blows up his little son to the size of a redwood. It is enjoyable enough in the beginning but after a while the filmmakers run out of ideas about what to do with a big baby. As with the first film, Moranis brings a lot of energy to his role and Strassman still looks cute but the other kids and the nosy neighbors are missed. The plot line about Moranis' wacky boss just gets out of hand and by the time the action moves to Vegas, the whole plot becomes tiresome. It may have helped if they had a cuter kid play Adam or if they had him do some funnier things.

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