The Incredible Shrinking Man Movie Information

Movie Information

Overall Rank: 1340

Average Rating: 3/4

# of Ratings: 54

Theatrical Release Date: 04/18/1957

Language: English

Genre: Sci-Fi

MPAA Rating: NR

Director: Jack Arnold

Actors: Grant Williams, April Kent, Randy Stuart, Paul Langton, William Schallert

Plot: A man and his significant other are on a boating adventure when he experiences a strange mist. After a short time he begins to get smaller in size and goes through struggles of everyday life.

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3/4

Asm Nabil - wrote on 08/08/2017

To God, there is no zero. 85/100

Rating of
3/4

Alex - wrote on 05/19/2007

Most people do not believe in 1950's sci-fi as being good. This is another example of a great 50's sci-fi pic. Original, horrifying, adventurous. It has it all. It is dated, but that does not stop it from showing us a very very small man.

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4/4

To God there is no zero, I still exist.

gideon43 - wrote on 05/28/2010

Just a quick note to Eddie Murphy on the proposed Incredible Shrinking Man remake, don't, please don't.
The original is an incredibly poignant science fiction masterpiece.
At the core of this movie is an ordinary mans battle with inner turmoil, shame and even humiliation as his life drastically changes.
The all so real (in 1950s America) threat of Nuclear destruction and the aftermath of radiation poisoning often visited in Sci Fi movies of that decade (Them, Tarantula, Creature From the Black Lagoon) serves as an uneasy and subliminal backdrop.
Highly imaginative special effects compliment a cracking story, which is overflowing with tension, wonderment and suspense.
Dealing with the question of mans existence, the Incredible Shrinking man is a deep and rewardingly philosophical …

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