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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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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, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$58,662,452

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$76,000,000, 31 December 1992
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

A month of second-unit and visual effects photography followed the wrap of principal photography of this movie. See more »

Goofs

Wayne reveals that things and people must be still for twelve seconds in order for them to shrink. But in the other two installments, the people that shrunk were not still at all. See more »

Quotes

Wayne: We're his parents, we'll handle this. Diane, how do we handle this?
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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 »

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Referenced in The Last Party (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

Stayin' Alive
Written by Barry Gibb (as Barry), Robin Gibb (as Robin), and Maurice Gibb
Performed by The Bee Gees
Courtesy of Polygram Special Products, A division of Polygram Group Distribution, Inc.
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Absolutely wild and zany time which you will surely enjoy
25 November 2005 | by Catherine_Grace_ZehSee all my reviews

HONEY, I BLEW UP THE KID, in my opinion, is an absolutely wild and zany time which you will surely enjoy. If you ask me, it was funny when Mandy (Keri Russell) said, "There's no way I'm changing those diapers." Also, if you ask me, Wayne (Rick Moranis) was even absent-minded than in the predecessor. Don't get me wrong, but I thought that it was funny when he told Diane (Marcia Strassman) that he blew up Adam (Daniel and Joshua Shalikar). Before I wrap this up, I'd like to say that everyone involved did an outstanding job and I really liked the Las Vegas scenery. Now, in conclusion, if you like Rick Moranis or hilarious sci-fi adventures, I highly recommend this absolutely wild and wacky adventure that you will surely enjoy. You're in for a wild time if you haven't seen it, so get ready!


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