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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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From the Guys Who Brought You "White Chicks". See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Crime

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

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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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

SDDS | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Percys car is a, 1988 Chrysler Fifth Avenue. See more »

Goofs

When Darryl is looking at the video Pops made with the teddy bear, the angle of the camera/bear would make it seem like it was at shoulder height or higher. When Darryl finds the bear, it is on a chair. That would have given the video a much lower angle. See more »

Quotes

Pops: [after seeing Calvin on the phone and having him at gunpoint] He was using the phone!
Darryl: What is wrong with you, man? You look crazy! You're holding a shotgun, wearing some bright red socks. You look like Fred Sanford on crack!
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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 »

Connections

References The Courtship of Eddie's Father (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Lifetime
Written by Hod David and Musze
Performed by Maxwell
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
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Very funny movie
27 July 2006 | by stk1975See all my reviews

I believe why a lot of people did not like this movie is because they are not used to black comedy. I know that the story is very simple but it has a lot talent and very funny scenes.

When I read most of the reviews it reminded me of the movie called "MY BIG FAT Greek WEDDING". I was dumfounded to find that most people found it funny. What is so funny about a racist and hypocrite father? I was thinking if the groom was a black man her father would shoot him in a blink of an eye. But most people interpreted otherwise.

So as saying goes: life goes on and Hollywood will survive to make another movie.


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