The scientist father of a teenage girl and boy accidentally shrinks his and two other neighborhood teens to the size of insects. Now the teens must fight diminutive dangers as the father searches for them.
Wayne Szalinzki a wacky, absent-minded inventor, is back again but only this time he decides to use his infamous shrink machine just one more time. After when his wife Diane asks him to get... See full summary »
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Wayne Szalinski is a clumsy genius who comes up with new gadgets and experiments all the time, but something usually goes wrong and gets Wayne and his family into trouble, danger and fantastical adventure.
Barbara Alyn Woods,
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
Was this movie really made in the '90s? The reference to 'The Amazing Colossal Man' is only too fitting, as the visual effects used to realise the premise don't seem to have moved on much since that movie was made.
In a charmless reversal of the first film's plot, Rick Moranis's baby son is zapped and grows to poorly blue-screened proportions, after which he takes a stroll through Las Vegas and picks up model cars. Meanwhile the writers run out of what little inspiration they had to begin with and Lloyd Bridges has the good sense to look embarrassed.
The original film has aged pretty well and is still a lot of fun, whereas whatever enjoyment this tacky follow-up has to offer begins and ends with its poster.
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