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Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman (1993)

When an abused heiress grows to giant size because of her encounter with aliens, she decides to get revenge on her cheating husband and those who annoyed her.



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While young heiress Nancy Archer is driving home from yelling at her husband who is with another woman at a motel, she is encountered by aliens that zap her with some kind of laser. As a result, Nancy finds herself growing to giant size everytime she gets angry. Her incredible anger makes her 50 feet tall and she's now a walking giant searching in a terrified town for her husband who is with his other woman. Written by <jcobra3@hotmail.com>

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People always called Nancy the little woman... They'll never do that again


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Release Date:

11 December 1993 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

15 Metros de Mulher  »

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


Darryl Hanna's father wrote the screenplay for the original film, and it was also used for this version. Ms. Hanna was the moving force behind re-doing the movie to honor her father. See more »


When Nancy lifts the roof off Honey Parker's nail salon, Honey and Harry are standing still. The next shot is of Harry diving under a sink some distance away. See more »


Nancy Archer: Don't be stupid your whole damn life. You're better than they are, you're smarter than they are, and you know more than you think.
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Referenced in Showbiz Today: Episode dated 10 December 1993 (1993) See more »


Too Many Nights
Written by Christopher Guest and Michael McKean
Performed by Christopher Guest and Michael McKean
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Giantess Hannah Rocks
20 November 2001 | by (fairview, nj) – See all my reviews

ATTACK OF THE 50 FT. WOMAN (1993-MADE FOR CABLE TV) ** 1/2 Daryl Hannah, Daniel Baldwin, Cristi Conaway, William Windom, Frances Fisher, Paul Benedict. Special effects laden remake of the campy sci-fi classic about a troubled woman whose close encounter with a UFO transforms her into a giantess. Easily head and shoulders above its laughable predecessor, Hannah makes the most of her towering performance in a film that tries to mix feminism with kitsch. She gives Allison Hayes a run for her money in her behemoth bikini. Directed by comedian/"Spinal Tap" star Christopher Guest (too bad he didn't think of this as a vehicle for his wife Jamie Lee Curtis. Yowsa!!)

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