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Little Man (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Crime | 14 July 2006 (USA)
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A wannabe dad mistakes a vertically challenged criminal on the lam as his newly adopted son.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marlon Wayans ... Calvin
Shawn Wayans ... Darryl
Kerry Washington ... Vanessa
John Witherspoon ... Pops
Tracy Morgan ... Percy
Lochlyn Munro ... Greg
Chazz Palminteri ... Walken
Molly Shannon ... Soccer Mom
David Alan Grier ... Jimmy
Dave Sheridan ... Rosco
Fred Stoller ... Richard
Brittany Daniel ... Brittany
Linden Porco ... Calvin Body
Gabriel Pimentel ... Calvin Body (as Gabe Pimental)
Alex Borstein ... Janet
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Storyline

After leaving the prison, the dwarf criminal Calvin Sims joins to his moron brother Percy to steal an expensive huge diamond in a jewelry for the mobster Walken. They are chased by the police, and Calvin hides the stone in the purse of the executive Vanessa Edwards, whose husband Darryl Edwards wants to have a baby. Percy convinces Calvin to dress like a baby and be left in front of the Edwards's house to get inside the house and retrieve the diamond. Darryl and Vanessa keep Calvin for the weekend and decide to adopt him, while Walken threatens Darryl to get the stone back. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual humor throughout, language and brief drug references | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English | Estonian

Release Date:

14 July 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Little Man See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$64,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,613,176, 16 July 2006

Gross USA:

$58,645,052

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$101,595,121
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Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The fight between Calvin and D-Rex plays out almost like Mini-Me vs. Austin Powers in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me but in a different order. In The Austin Powers vs Mini-Me fight Mini-Me first punches Austin in the face then bites his crotch, and crawls around inside of Austin's suit. In this film: Calvin crawls into D-Rex's suit, bites his crotch (Implied), and finally punches D-Rex in the face. See more »

Goofs

When Calvin is being examined by the doctor, the tattoo on his arm reads "82nd Airbourne Division", this is mis-spelt and should read "Airborne" See more »

Quotes

Darryl: [after almost getting hit by a truck] It ain't worth it, let me out...
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Alternate Versions

When aired on TV the scene where Little Man is giving the middle finger instead of being blurred out or recording the scene again like most TV edits it is digitally omitted to look like he is giving Grandpa the fist. See more »

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References Enter the Dragon (1973) See more »

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Austin Movie Show review - "as believable as White Chicks"
16 July 2006 | by leilapostgradSee all my reviews

Ripping this movie apart is like shooting fish in a barrel. It's too easy. So I'm going to challenge myself to acknowledge the positive aspects of Little Man. First, I'm impressed with the special effects. It really did look like Marlon Wayans' head was attached to the body of a little person. I never doubted it for a minute.

Secondly, I loved some of the unexpected cameos. David Alan Grier played an annoying restaurant singer, and his renditions of "Havin' My Baby" and "Movin' On Up" were priceless. John Witherspoon, who, coincidentally, played Grier's father in 1992's Boomerang (if you remember, he "coordinated" the mushroom belt with the mushroom jacket) now plays Vanessa's father in Little Man. So that was fun.

Beyond that, this movie is about as believable as White Chicks. How dumb is it when even the doctor can't tell that it's a 40-year-old man and not a baby? He's got a full set of teeth!!! How is it possible that no one seems to notice that it's not a baby? Little Man is so bad that there's a Rob Schneider cameo. And please, if you're stupid enough to waste $8 on this movie, at least do me a favor and DO NOT bring your children. This movie is way too sexual for small children (lots of jokes and innuendo about sex, going down, eating out, etc.), and I felt embarrassed for the parents who brought their kids to the screening I was forced to endure. If you insist on seeing an idiotic film, as least spare your children the pain and suffering.


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