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Little Man (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 14 July 2006 (USA)
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A wannabe dad mistakes a vertically challenged criminal on the lam as his newly adopted son.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marlon Wayans ... Calvin
Shawn Wayans ... Darryl
Kerry Washington ... Vanessa
John Witherspoon ... Pops
Tracy Morgan ... Percy
Lochlyn Munro ... Greg
Chazz Palminteri ... Walken
Molly Shannon ... Soccer Mom
David Alan Grier ... Jimmy
Dave Sheridan ... Rosco
Fred Stoller ... Richard
Brittany Daniel ... Brittany
Linden Porco ... Calvin Body
Gabriel Pimentel ... Calvin Body (as Gabe Pimental)
Alex Borstein ... Janet
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Storyline

After leaving the prison, the dwarf criminal Calvin Sims joins to his moron brother Percy to steal an expensive huge diamond in a jewelry for the mobster Walken. They are chased by the police, and Calvin hides the stone in the purse of the executive Vanessa Edwards, whose husband Darryl Edwards wants to have a baby. Percy convinces Calvin to dress like a baby and be left in front of the Edwards's house to get inside the house and retrieve the diamond. Darryl and Vanessa keep Calvin for the weekend and decide to adopt him, while Walken threatens Darryl to get the stone back. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Big things come in small packages. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor throughout, language and brief drug references | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English | Estonian

Release Date:

14 July 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chiquito pero peligroso See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$64,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,613,176, 16 July 2006

Gross USA:

$58,645,052

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$101,595,121
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SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The soccer moms minivan was a, 1996 Chevrolet Astro AWD. See more »

Goofs

When Pops points the shotgun at Calvin, the sound of a pump shotgun cocking can be heard, but he has a double barrel shotgun. See more »

Quotes

Brittany: I swear he just stuck his tongue in my mouth.
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Alternate Versions

When aired on TV the scene where Little Man is giving the middle finger instead of being blurred out or recording the scene again like most TV edits it is digitally omitted to look like he is giving Grandpa the fist. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Rainn Wilson/Arcade Fire (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Wiegenlied
(Brahms' Lullaby), Op. 49, No. 4
Written by Johannes Brahms
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Short on plot but a few huge laughs
16 December 2006 | by meezaSee all my reviews

I promise that this review will be very little since there is not much to say about the latest Wayans Brothers short film "Little Man". OK, so maybe it is not that short in running time but it does fall short on witticism. Marlon Wayans stars as Calvin, the midget convict who pretends to be a baby to a married couple that inadvertently possesses a jewel which he wants to seize. Shawn Wayans & Kerry Washington play the gullible couple. Director Keenan Ivory Wayans does size "Little Man' up a bit with a few "ga-ga" gag scenes featuring pseudo-baby Calvin, but not enough for "Little Man" to stand tall as a favorable comedy. *** Average


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