Honey, I Shrunk The Kids 1989 PG CC

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(302) IMDb 6.2/10
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An inventor accidentally shrinks his kids.

Starring:
Rick Moranis
Runtime:
1 hour 34 minutes

Available in HD on supported devices.

Honey, I Shrunk The Kids

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Product Details

Genres Science Fiction, Adventure, Comedy, Kids & Family
Director Joe Johnston
Starring Rick Moranis
Supporting actors Marcia Strassman, Kristine Sutherland, Thomas Wilson Brown, Jared Rushton, Amy O'Neill, Robert Oliveri, Carl Steven, Mark L. Taylor, Kimmy Robertson, Lou Cutell, Laura Waterbury, Trevor Galtress, Martin Aylett, Janet Sunderland, Frank Welker, Patrick Brown, Craig Richard Nelson
Studio Walt Disney Pictures
MPAA rating PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Captions and subtitles English Details
Rental rights 3-day viewing period. Details
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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You cannot go wrong with this movie..
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Our family enjoyed watching this movie the other night with our young kids.
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Great family movie, clean, clever and funny.
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18 of 19 people found the following review helpful By Priscilla Stafford on August 16, 2001
Format: VHS Tape
The story is about an inventor Wayne Szalinski (Rick Moranis) who is trying to perfect his machine which, when working, will shrink matter. The problem is, nothing he does seems to make it work. But somehow, his kids Amy and Nicky (Amy O'Neill and Robert Oliveri), and his next door neighbor's kids, Russell and Ron Thompson (Thomas Wilson Brown and Jared Rushton) are shrunk! Being only a few inches tall, they end up in the garbage bag and are taken outside. They get out but the only way back to the house is through the Szalinski's front yard. They meet up with a friendly ant, a killer scorpion, the danger of being chopped up by a lawnmower, and being drowned by a water sprinkler. Will they make it home so they can be made back to their normal size?
This movie is just GREAT! Even though it's a kids movie, it's great for adults, too. I love to watch this movie with my parents. I especially love Robert Oliveri and Jared Rushton. They did a very good job acting in it. Anybody who wants to enjoy a good movie with the family, watch "Honey, I Shrunk the Kids." You won't regret it!
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13 of 15 people found the following review helpful By Mark Baker HALL OF FAMETOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on July 6, 2001
Format: VHS Tape
Wayne Szalinski is convinced he has figured out a way to shrink the size of matter. It works great on paper, but he can't make it work in real life. While he's at a conference presenting his ideas, the machine accidentally shrinks his and his neighbor's kids. When they get thrown out with the trash, they must journey across the backyard, avoiding bugs, sprinklers, and lawnmowers. Meanwhile, Wayne and his wife try to fix the machine and find the kids. Will they find them before it's too late? Can Wayne figure out how to make the machine work to reverse the process?
This is one of my favorite movies. It combines a great story and great characters with great special effects. All the characters grow because of their experiences, even both sets of parents. The special effects still hold up today, and are there to tell the story, not the other way around. The story moves effortlessly from comedy to drama and back again.
It's a shame that there aren't more movies like this. Gather the entire family together and enjoy a great family film.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Mike Irish on January 11, 2013
Format: Amazon Instant Video Verified Purchase
The movie is a great movie as I saw it when it first came out, but playing it for my kids through Amazon was horrible. I started and restarted more than I got to watch it. I tried other shows and movies after getting so frustrated with this download and they were all fine, so it was not my connection speed!
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21 of 28 people found the following review helpful By Nick Preston on October 16, 2002
Format: DVD
This DVD presents the film in full frame, not widescreen. Why Disney did not include a widescreen transfer on the other side of the disc or as a separate release is beyond my reasoning capabilities. I had to return mine unopened once I realized this. Same for HONEY, I BLEW UP THE KID.
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10 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Bob Wyler on August 26, 2013
Format: DVD
fun flick....released 1:85 format in theaters.....this release 1:33...if you don't care if you miss some of the movie this is a good buy for you. if you want to see the movie the way the director wanted you to see it then skip this release
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful A Kid's Review on May 7, 2002
Format: DVD
Man I love this movie. It has lots of humour and more. I can't wait to buy this on DVD.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By deron miller on June 28, 2013
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
Despite this DVD saying that it is Universal it will not play in my DVD or my Bluray Players. It's actually PAL. Be careful before ordering
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Lou Fidanza on January 10, 2013
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apparently, I did not read the product description well enough although, I have bought hundreds maybe thousands of DVDs from Amazon. What I received was an out of area DVD that will not play on US machines. My fault, we should all read the instructions better. Lou
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