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Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (1992)

The Szalinski family is back, this time hilarious disaster strikes when an experiment causes their new toddler son to grow many stories tall.

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Randal Kleiser

Writers:

Stuart Gordon (characters), Brian Yuzna (characters) | 5 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rick Moranis ... Wayne
Marcia Strassman ... Diane
Robert Oliveri ... Nick
Daniel Shalikar Daniel Shalikar ... Adam
Joshua Shalikar ... Adam
Lloyd Bridges ... Clifford Sterling
John Shea ... Hendrickson
Keri Russell ... Mandy
Ron Canada ... Marshall Brooks
Amy O'Neill ... Amy Szalinski
Michael Milhoan ... Capt. Ed Myerson
Gregory Sierra ... Terence Wheeler
Leslie Neale ... Constance Winters
Julia Sweeney ... Nosey Neighbor
Linda Carlson Linda Carlson ... Nosey Neighbor
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Storyline

Wayne Szalinski is at it again. But instead of shrinking things, he tries to make a machine that can make things grow. As in the first one, his machine isn't quite accurate. But when he brings Nick & his toddler son Adam to see his invention, the machine unexpectedly starts working. And when Adam comes right up to the machine, he gets zapped along with his stuffed bunny. Now, whenever Adam comes near anything electrical, the electricity causes him to grow. Adam soon starts to grow to the height of over 100 feet. And he is now walking through Las Vegas which he thinks is one big play land. Written by <jcobra3@hotmail.com>

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Rated PG for frenetic action | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 July 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Big Baby See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,083,318, 19 July 1992

Gross USA:

$58,662,452

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$58,662,452
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

(at around 1h 8 mins) At the beginning of the film, when Wayne first goes into Adam's room, the meowing Kit-Cat Clock (from Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)) can be seen in the upper-left corner of the screen. See more »

Goofs

Wayne says that Adam needs to be still for 12 seconds in order to be shrunk. When Adam's stuffed animal in enlarged and he cuddles with it, he is still for longer than 12 seconds. They could have had him normal sized right then. See more »

Quotes

Diane: Just who do you think you are talking to him like that?
Wayne: Diane, let me handle this. Who do you think you are talking to me like that?
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Crazy Credits

Adam's laugh can be heard after end credits See more »

Alternate Versions

Many scenes cut from original but added to network television version: - More scenes of Nick and Mandy running through neighborhood looking for Adam; - Mean magician neighbor pulling colored handkerchiefs out of her coat; - After Adam pulls ad sign out from ground and drops it, he steps on it; - After Nick gives Mandy a giant raisin, he tells her to relax because they're headed for Vegas; - After Adam catches the car with Nick and Mandy in it, he talks to them before stuffing them in his pocket; - Diane giving Wayne reasons why she should be enlarged to save Adam; - More scenes of Adam talking to the crowd below when he arrives in Vegas; - More scenes of the TV reporter explaining situation with Adam when he first arrives at desert highway and when he's playing "Hard Rock Cafe" guitar. See more »

Connections

Features Fun and Fancy Free (1947) See more »

Soundtracks

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (uncredited)
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Lyrics by Jane Taylor
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Honey adventures continues with this sequel
11 October 2018 | by Min111See all my reviews

This is a really good sequel to "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids". What I enjoyed the most about "Honey, I Blew Up the Kids" was just how different the plot was compared to the original movie, and that was a good thing. In fact, this movie doesn't look like it has ties to the original at all, so ineffectively, you could watch either in any order, really, and it still won't make much of a difference. What I like about this sequel was just how funny it is compared to the first one. I liked how the baby just kept growing bigger and bigger in a short amount of time. It's also more touching and emotional compared to the first one, and it even had me cry a bit - that you actually felt sorry for the baby. I first watched this on television, and I remember just how funny and enjoyable it was. Probably, the most difficult thing about this movie was picking the correct title for it, and it's a really good title too because I don't know what else you could've came up with other than "Honey, I Blew Up the Kid".


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