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For Y'ur Height Only (1981)

Mr. Giant has kidnapped the brilliant Dr. Van Kohler and is planning to use the Doctor's invention, the N-bomb, to hold the world hostage. The only one who can foil Mr. Giant's evil scheme ... See full summary »

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Mr. Giant has kidnapped the brilliant Dr. Van Kohler and is planning to use the Doctor's invention, the N-bomb, to hold the world hostage. The only one who can foil Mr. Giant's evil scheme is Agent 00, a 3-foot-tall filipino martial arts master, expert marksman, top-class romancer and all-around superspy. Can Agent 00 rescue Dr. Kohler before it's too late? Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Bigger than Goldfinger's Finger - Bigger Than Thunderball's (. . . . . . .)


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At 2'9", Weng Weng is considered to be the shortest man to ever take the lead in a martial arts or action movie. See more »

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Lola: They said they'd peddle my pretty bod as a prostitute.
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Followed by The Impossible Kid of Kung Fu (1982) See more »

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Nilikha Ba Ako Upang Masaktan
Produced by Light Star Productions, Inc.
Composed by Maraya
Sung by Maraya
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It beat the Terror of Tiny Town
21 September 2000 | by (Rhode Island) – See all my reviews

"So this is how you control your little wang."

I know his name is weng weng, and the guy was talking to a woman, but that line still had me laughing. The VHS copy I bought had terrible tracking problems, but I managed to adjust it so it only had minimal fuzzing. That aside, the movie was hilarious. I wish the Philippines had become more influencial in todays movies, because they sure would be much more interesting. Not to knock modern A-list movies, but the chance of creating a midget James Bond takeoff is very slim. And independent films seem to require 'in-depth meaning' or something.

Anyway, everything about this film was so insanely crazy, you can't help but crack up when Weng Weng pauses for about three seconds after every major event that happens, or sees himself in a mirror and waves, or the classic fight scenes where the guy being attacked ends up lifting Weng Weng to achieve the desired stunts.

It does follow some James Bond style themes, but if you're not thinking about it, you won't notice. There is the array of silly weapons that seem to only have usefulness in one unique situation (which will of course come up sooner or later), the good guy killing people without remorse, and generally being a chick magnet. Despite him being a 3 foot balding midget in a white suit.

I guess know, I just need to get a DVD player so I can see this without constantly re-adjusting the tracking.


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