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Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves! (1997)

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. His wife Diane asks him to get rid of ... See full summary »


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Stuart Gordon (based on characters created by), Brian Yuzna (based on characters created by) | 4 more credits »




Cast overview, first billed only:
Rick Moranis ... Wayne
Eve Gordon ... Diane Szalinski
Bug Hall ... Adam Szalinski
Robin Bartlett ... Patti Szalinski
Stuart Pankin ... Gordon Szalinski
Allison Mack ... Jenny Szalinski
Jake Richardson ... Mitch Szalinski
JoJo Adams JoJo Adams ... Ricky King
Bryson Aust Bryson Aust ... Vincent
Theodore Borders ... Trey
Carlease Burke ... Marcia
Laura Dunn ... Trina
Robert Harvey ... Postman (as Bob Harvey)
Mila Kunis ... Jill
Erica Luttrell ... Jody


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. His wife Diane asks him to get rid of the "Tiki Man" a large tiki sculpture. Wayne refuses to get rid of it so he decides to restart the shrink ray and reduces the Tiki Man to pocket-size. However, after Wayne shrinks the Tiki Man the machine is accidentally activated and Wayne ends up shrinking himself and his brother Gordon. Meanwhile, when Gordon's wife Patty and Diane were going on a vacation they went back to the house when Patty suddenly realizes she forgot Mitch's medicine for his potassium deficiency. When they were about to leave, they decide to sneak into the attic and surprise the men, but the shrink ray is activated once again, and the ladies are shrunk as well. So the team must be very brave of disgusting household insects the size of dinosaurs and more in their biggest adventure to get their children's attention. Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

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The world's wackiest scientist has done it again!

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Rated PG for mild language | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


Marcia Strassman didn't reprise her role as Diane Szalinski. Eve Gordon takes over the role of Diane from Strassman. See more »


Wayne and Gordon fall in the dip just as the girls are using it. Given how close the girls are the dip and Wayne & Gordon swimming out of harm's way, it is a major surprise none of the girls saw two tiny things swimming in their dip. See more »


[first lines]
Diane Szalinski: [on the phone] I'm so excited, Patty. I've been looking at the La Costa brochure every day for two months.
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Crazy Credits

On the original VHS release of the film, the Walt Disney Home Video logo doesn't appear till the very end of the movie. See more »

Alternate Versions

On the Netflix print of this movie, the 2006-present Walt Disney Pictures logo (reading simply "Disney") plasters the 1991-2002 Walt Disney Home Video logo that appeared on DVD, VHS and television prints. See more »


Referenced in Shameful Sequels: Honey, I Blew Up the Kid (2013) See more »


Never Again
Written by Rob Nicholson
Performed by Suffer
Courtesy of Ultrafly Records USA
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7 November 2020 | by Bored_DragonSee all my reviews

After a pretty good "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids" (1989) and a mediocre, but acceptable sequel "Honey, I Blew Up the Kid" (1992), Rick Moranis returns in the third film to drive the last nail into the coffin of the franchise. The film only lasts a few minutes over an hour, but even that is too long considering the amount of original ideas it brings. "Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves!" only rehashes ideas from the first film in a slightly different arrangement, totally unoriginal, unimaginative and humorless, with predominantly embarrassingly bad effects. Except for Rick, all the actors are replaced, and if he had been smart, he wouldn't have replayed the role either. Acceptable for children, but not for parents, unless you are really interested in seeing fourteen-year-old Mila Kunis in one of her first movie appearances.


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18 March 1997 (USA) See more »

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