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 »
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.
The Flintstones and the Rubbles are modern stone-age families. Fred and Barney work at Slate and Company, mining rock. Fred gives Barney some money so he and Betty can adopt a baby. When Fred and Barney take a test to determine who should become the new associate vice president, Barney returns the favor by switching his test answers for Fred's, whose answers aren't very good. Fred gets the executive position, but little realizes that he's being manipulated by Cliff Vandercave to be the fall guy for an embezzlement scheme. Written by
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Maybe a live action version of the old cartoon could have worked, but on this evidence, probably not. Over the years the screenplay had been worked over by almost every screenwriter alive, which has left us with an overly complicated plot involving corporate shenanigans and embezzlement but not many jokes; it's hard to get enthusiastic about the recreation of the famous title sequence and other references, or gags about 'Steven Spielrock'.
A game (and, Rosie O'Donnell aside, spot on) cast certainly try their best but this is thin - not to mention pointless - stuff. It doesn't help that Bedrock has been brought to the screen as a kind of day-glo, polystyrene theme park; I know this isn't exactly a documentary but it would help if the rocks looked like rocks. Oh, who cares?
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