Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Reviews

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
May 27, 2013
Not great. Not an all-time legendary accomplishment of family-friendly cinema. But pretty darn decent altogether.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Scott G. Mignola
Common Sense Media
January 2, 2011
Two-dimensional fun.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena
January 26, 2010
O visual oitentista e os efeitos visuais datados acabam contribuindo para o charme do filme, que ainda consegue divertir.
| Original Score: 3/5
Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com
August 26, 2009
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.
Full Review | Original Score: B+

TV Guide's Movie Guide
March 9, 2009
A wonderful blend of thrills, character, and humor that will keep both children and adults charmed and engaged throughout.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4

Film4
March 9, 2009
The special effects have moved on a bit since the 1950s, but this is old-fashioned Disney fun.
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Variety Staff
Variety
October 18, 2008
[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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Derek Adams
Time Out
February 9, 2006
Sterling entertainment...
James Plath
Movie Metropolis
August 4, 2005
One of the better Disney live-action flicks from the '80s.
| Original Score: 4/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
June 28, 2005
enjoyably goofy
| Original Score: 3/5
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Caryn James
New York Times
May 20, 2003
As sweet, straightforward and funny as its title.
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
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.
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Much better than it seems it has a right to be.
David N. Butterworth
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Except for the demise of an endearing ant, the film keeps everything in perspective and is amusing and light-hearted throughout.
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
A funny, silly, even exciting adventure for younger audiences with a nice pro-family message that doesn't get in the way.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page
January 1, 2000
This Disneyfied version of The Incredible Shrinking Man isn't so bad -- it at least features some reasonable special effects.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
The special effects are all there, nicely in place, and the production values are sound, but the movie is dead in the water.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Film Threat
February 5, 2008
| Original Score: 3/5
Nicolas Lacroix
EnPrimeur.ca
September 12, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 29, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
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