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The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

81 min - Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller - 22 February 1957
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One of the best science-fiction films of the 50's, The Incredible Shrinking Man is a gripping and thought-provoking classic. Scott Carey (Grant Williams) encounters a mysterious radioactive mist on a boating trip and soon finds his life taking on a bizarre and frightening twist. His physical size begins to diminish as he shrinks to a mere two inches. Suddenly ordinary household situations loom over him with lethal intensity: a playful cat becomes a demon and a spider a gargantuan monster. Carey finds he must rely on his wits to survive in his new oversized world in this fascinating film based on Richard Matheson's riveting screenplay.

Director:  Jack Arnold
Stars:  Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent, Paul Langton, Raymond Bailey, William Schallert, Frank J. Scannell, Helene Marshall, Billy Curtis, Diana Darrin

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One of the best science-fiction films of the 50's, The Incredible Shrinking Man is a gripping and thought-provoking classic. Scott Carey (Grant Williams) encounters a mysterious radioactive mist on a boating trip and soon finds his life taking on a bizarre and frightening twist. His physical size begins to diminish as he shrinks to a mere two inches. Suddenly ordinary household situations loom over him with lethal intensity: a playful cat becomes a demon and a spider a gargantuan monster. Carey finds he must rely on his wits to survive in his new oversized world in this fascinating film based on Richard Matheson's riveting screenplay.



Tagline: A fascinating adventure into the unknown!

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Language:  English
Release Date:  22 February 1957

Box Office

Budget:  $750,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Universal International Pictures (UI)

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 21 min

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