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Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman (1993)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Sci-Fi  -  11 December 1993 (USA)
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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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11 December 1993 (USA)  »

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The catering van in the dinner scene reads Arkoff and Corman, Industrial Caterers, a reference to American International Pictures producer Samuel Z. Arkoff and director Roger Corman (neither of whom was involved in the original Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958), which was released by Allied Artists). See more »

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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 »

Quotes

Harry Archer: You were sad before, but now you're just a big joke. If only you knew half of what Honey Parker knows about how to be a real woman.
Nancy Archer: Insect! Tick! I offer you a landscape and you cling to a glass doorknob!
Harry Archer: She was better in bed that you ever were. She's even better than your cousin Vera.
Nancy Archer: Vera? You slept with Vera? I'll kill her, but first, I'm going to pop your head like a Concord grape!
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Not nearly as fun as it sounds
20 November 2014 | by (Winnipeg) – See all my reviews

This version of "Attack of the 50 foot Woman" isn't as much fun as the title may suggest. The main problem is that the film can't make up its mind on what it wants to be. Is it a spoof/homage to the cheesy 50's giant monster horror movies, or is a serious, but bizarre fantasy-drama about a woman who needs to break out of her shell? I know this sounds absolutely baffling, but the film actually kind of works as a quirky drama. We've got this woman who is suddenly 50 feet tall and has more than enough power to stand up to the men that would objectify and abuse her. Mixed in with that we have some standard giant monster stuff that feels really out of place, and this is coming from a big fan of Kaiju/giant monster movies. If the film had picked either direction and stuck with it, this could have been a very entertaining film but instead the audience is left disappointed. I found that technically the movie is pretty good, with some convincing special effects (well, for the most part; overall they are still convincing) and it features a good cast. How or when you're going to watch this, I really don't know because this is neither a "so bad it's good" cheesy horror flick you can laugh at and it isn't a clever twist on the films that inspired it either. I mistook this version for the original "Attack of the 50 Foot Woman" when I bought the VHS tape. Sure it only cost me a buck but I was still disappointed. (On VHS, September 21, 2012)


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