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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Wayne
... Diane
... Nick
Daniel Shalikar ... Adam
... Adam
... Clifford Sterling
... Hendrickson
... Mandy
... Marshall Brooks
... Amy Szalinski
... Captain Ed Myerson
... Terence Wheeler
... Constance Winters
... Nosey Neighbor
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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17 July 1992 (USA)  »

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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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Much of the the dialogue between Wayne and Adam, such as the bedtime story and feeding time, was improvised by Rick Moranis in response to whatever Daniel Shalikar and Joshua Shalikar, the twins who played Adam, happened to say. See more »

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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: Mr. Sterling, sir, I can return my son back to normal!
Clifford Sterling: You can?
Dr. Charles Hendrickson: With what, Szalinski? Coca Cola bottles? Perhaps some chewing gum and twine?
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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The Hokey Pokey
Written by Larry La Price, Charles Macak, and Tafft Baker
Performed by Peter Renaday
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Better than the first movie.
27 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

Seeing the baby turn into a 7 foot person and still getting taller was much better than seeing the characters shrunk in the first movie. I always thought that toddlers can be a real pain but seeing a giant toddler raise havoc in a house and in the city was very hysterical. There was great acting, a great use of common sense, great stunts,and every one played their own parts in a fantastic manner, and great music. I realized in a comical way that it is very hard to keep a giant baby from the neighbors, the press, the police, the government, the city, and his own mom! No wonder people wanted another movie from this series.I had to go to the bathroom several times since, I was laughing so hard at what the baby did throughout the movie. Even the animated introdution at the begining was great.Rent or buy this movie anyway you can it is so funny! I give it ten out of ten stars. Oh also look out for the guest star who plays Carl on Family Matters.


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