The Disney comedy Honey, I Shrunk the Kids came out in 1989, and became a classic in the childhood memories of the internet generation. The movie was a critical and box-office success, and spawned several sequels. Rick Moranis starred in three movies in the series, and then retired from live-action film to raise his children as a single father. If you were a kid when Honey I Shrunk the Kids came out, you might not know these things that went into making the movie.
10. The original title was Teenie Weenies.
The final title didn’t actually come along until Moranis said it to his on screen wife during filming. Otherwise it was going to be a nod to an old comic strip from the 1900’s that inspire the film.
9. It was filmed in Mexico City
Despite the California look and feel the entirety of the neighborhood that you see was constructed on a back lot in Mexico City.
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