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Honey I Blew Up the Kid (1992)

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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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Rosebud, the sled from Citizen Kane (1941) and the Ark of the Covenant from Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) are visible in the lab security warehouse. See more »

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Early in the film Dr. Henderson storms out of the lab and walks past a portrait of Clifford Stirling. In the following camera shots, he is directly in front of the portrait then beyond it again. See more »

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Mandy: [seeing how large Adam has gotten] There is no way I'm changing those diapers.
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Written by Barry Gibb (as Barry), Robin Gibb (as Robin), and Maurice Gibb
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3 August 2013 | by (Lincolnshire, UK) – See all my reviews

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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