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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hamilton Cobb
Dr. Theodora Cushing
Cristi Conaway ...
Dr. Victor Loeb
Sheriff Denby
Victoria Haas ...
Deputy Charlotte 'Charlie' Spooner
Mr. Ingersol
Kye Benson ...
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Prospector Eddie
Ben Cleaveland ...
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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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Did You Know?


Paul Benedict, who plays a doctor hired to cure Nancy's gigantism, suffered for several years from acromegaly, an overproduction of growth hormone. It has been speculated that the producers knew of Benedict's former condition and that his casting was an in-joke. See more »


Real-world shots of crowds running scared in the streets do not match the shots of Nancy walking down the empty model streets. Some of the model buildings are noticeably different, too. See more »


Co-pilot #1: It doesn't seem right to fire an air-to-ground missile at a woman.
Pilot #1: Don't think of her as a woman. Think of her as a target. That's what I do.
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Referenced in Showbiz Today: Episode dated 10 December 1993 (1993) See more »


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What was HBO Films thinking?
25 October 2002 | by (Las Vegas, Nevada) – See all my reviews

HBO Films produces some of the finest made for TV films ever made but that view can not apply for this 1993 release starring Daryl Hannah in the title role originally portrayed by Allison Hayes in a 1958 drive in theater cult classic of the same name. The story about an abused housewife (Hannah) whose close encounter with an UFO causes her to become a giant is something that should not have been tackled by HBO Films. Fortunately, Hannah followed up this dreadful lead with a good supporting part in the theatrical hit film "Grumpy Old Men."

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