Shrink Film Archive

May 6, 2010 By arne hendriks 0

From the surreal explorations of Pedro Almodóvar in Hable con Elle to the blockbuster entertainment of films like Honey I shrunk the kids, shrinking has been a popular topic among filmmakers. Here is a growing list of shrink films. Click the title for preview and some complete films.

The Dwarf and the Giant (George Méliès, 1901, France)

Alice in Wonderland (Cecil Hepworth, Percy Stow, 1903, UK)

The Incredible Shrinking Man (Jack Arnold, 1957, USA)

Auch Zwerge haben klein angefangen (Werner Herzog, 1970, Germany)

The Wizard of Oz (Victor Fleming, 1939, USA)

Brats (James Parrot, 1930, USA)

Dolman (Albert Puyn, 1991, USA)

The Indian in the Cupboard (Frank Oz, 1995, USA)

For Your Height Only (Eddie Nicart, 1981, Philippines)

Tom Thumb (George Pal, 1958, USA)

Kingsize (Juliusz Machulski, 1988, Poland)

Lord of the Elves (Joseph J. Lawson, 2012, USA)

La Planète Sauvage (René Laloux, 1973, France)

Babes in Toyland (Jack Donohue, 1961, USA)

Meet Dave, (Brian Robbins, 2008, USA)

Willow (Ron Howard, 1988, USA)

Bad Channels (Ted Nicolaou, 1992, USA)

Earth Minus Zero (Joey Travolta, 1996, USA)

Gulliver’s Travels (Dave Fleischer, 1939, USA)

The 3 Worlds of Gulliver (Jack Sher, 1960, USA)

Freaks (Tod Browning, 1932, USA)

The Phantom Planet (William Marshall, 1961, USA)

Army of Darkness (Sam Raimi, 1992, USA)

Bride of Frankenstein (James Whale, 1935, USA)

Teknolust (Lynn Hershman Leeson, 2002, USA)

Darby O’Gill and the Little People (Robert Stevenson, 1959, USA)

The Devil Doll (Tod Browning, 1936, USA)

The Borrowers (Peter Hewitt, 1997, USA)

Un Amour de Poche (Pierre Kast, 1957, France)

Marx Brothers – At the Circus (Edward Buzzell, 1939, USA)

Them” (Gordon Douglas, 1954, USA)

Attack of the Puppet People (Bret I. Gordon, 1958, USA)

The Terror of Tiny Town (Sam Newfield, 1938, USA)

Mulholland Drive (David Lynch, 2001, USA)

Mothra (Ishiro Honda, 1961, Japan)

The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (Nathan Juran, 1958, USA)

Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (Nathan Juran, 1958, USA)

Fantastic Voyage (Richard Fleischer, 1966, USA)

Dr. Cyclops (Ernest B. Schoedsack, 1940, USA)

The Incredible Shrinking Woman (Joel Schumacher, 1981, USA)

Pinkeltje (Harry Geelen, 1978, The Netherlands)

Hable con Ella (Pedro Almodóvar, 2002, Spain)

Tooth Fairy (Michael Lembeck, 2010, USA)

Under the Rainbow (Steve Rash, 1981, USA)

Inner Space (Joe Dante, 1987, USA)

Honey I Shrunk the Kids (Joe Johnston, 1989, USA)

Land of the Giants (Irwin Allen, 1968, USA)

My Favourite Martian, Donald Petrie, 1999, USA)