Little Man
Little Man (2006)

Fate brings a childless couple a bundle of joy -- who happens to have a criminal record -- in this comedy directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. Calvin Simms (Marlon Wayans) is a master criminal who with the help of his friend and sidekick, Percy… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: November 7, 2006
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Critic Score: 12% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Another gimmicky comedy from the Wayans brothers, Little Man comes with the requisite raunchiness, but forgot to bring the laughs.

JM Tyree
Time Out

It's a concept, not a movie.

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Julie Hinds
Detroit Free Press

The sizable laughs in Little Man make it better than just about anyone expected.

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Joshua Starnes
ComingSoon.net

It plays like nothing so much as an extended In Living Color stretched to fill 90 minutes, and it feels as thin as it sounds like it should. By the umpteenth variation of mistaking Calvin for a baby the joke has long, long stopped being funny.

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

Tedious, snickering jokes about infant breast-feeding and adult-male boob lust? You got 'em, baby.

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Jennie Punter
Globe and Mail

There's nothing like a well-placed nod to the classics to help elevate a dumb summer comedy.

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

In spite of the admirable effort that the Wayans brothers went to in digitally transplanting Marlon Wayans head and facial expressions onto the two-foot-six-inch body of a nine-year-old actor, "Little Man" is a bawdy and violent comedy that rankles more t

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Darel Jevens
Chicago Sun-Times

The Wayanses rely on their usual tired jokes here -- spittakes, white people speaking jive, Marlon grimacing in gastrointestinal distress.

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Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

If seeing a guy get whacked in the privates doesn't make you laugh the first time, maybe it will the fourth, or the 24th time.

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

The work of the Wayans brothers, Little Man is even less funny than their last comedy, White Chicks, and enough to get them permanently evicted from the house of mirth.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
Manu Gino
Big things come in small packages. Saw it again! Very funny movie. The movie is hilarious and with an easy to follow story that even kids can follow even… More
Dead Angel
This was recommended by my bf. He thought I'd like this but I just burst his balloon with an indifferent look <a… More
Bethany Murphy
One of the funniest comedies I've ever seen!
Richard C
it's okay, some funny parts, not a bad movie. C+
Jim Careter
A few funny moments cant make up for how sick and twisted this crap was. The movie itself was a flop, and im proud to say that.
KJ Proulx
I liked it, but I didn't love it!