Honey, I Shrunk the Kids
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)

An absent-minded inventor leaves his latest creation, a shrinking ray, unattended in his attic, where it is accidentally triggered by his young children. When the newly tiny youngsters are tossed out with the trash, they must survive the… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 8, 2002
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75%
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53%



Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

[It's] in the best tradition of Disney -- and even better than that, because it is not so juvenile that adults won't be thoroughly entertained.

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Rita Kempley
Washington Post

Though it relies on special effects, this cutie-pie caper never loses sight of the protagonists amid the bigger-than-life Cheerios and 40-foot blades of grass.

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Scott G. Mignola
Common Sense Media

Two-dimensional fun.

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Derek Adams
Time Out

Sterling entertainment...

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The special effects are all there, nicely in place, and the production values are sound, but the movie is dead in the water.

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Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

O visual oitentista e os efeitos visuais datados acabam contribuindo para o charme do filme, que ainda consegue divertir.

Caryn James
New York Times

As sweet, straightforward and funny as its title.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Not great. Not an all-time legendary accomplishment of family-friendly cinema. But pretty darn decent altogether.

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Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com

They don't make pre-teen entertainment like this anymore, and that's a crime...retains a filmmaking purity that's timeless, aging well against a summer of now dated motion pictures.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Chris Weber
This is the story of a kooky suburban inventor who is absent minded and makes some wonderfully nutty and ridiculous inventions, his latest being a shrink ray.… More
Alexis Nomm
One of my all time favorites. Such a fun family film and it helps that the neighbor boy is a babe.
Scott Green
An interesting classic with a unique concept.
Alex roy
I remember seeing this as a kid, and I remember it being a lot of fun. But watching it today, the film looks dated and fairly silly. I know the film is supposed… More
Jim Careter
Juwst another cheesy Disney movie that is on TV all the time, really boring.
Bethany Murphy
Funny!

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