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The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957)

81 min - Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller - 22 February 1957
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While on a boating trip, Scott Carey is exposed to a radioactive cloud. Nothing seems amiss at first, but several months later Scott realizes that he's shrunk in height by several inches. He sees a doctor, who admits that he's baffled. As Scott continues to shrink, decreasing to three feet tall, he becomes bitter, and lashes out at his wife, Louise. He begins to fear a cure will never be found -- since even as he becomes a national sensation, he's still shrinking.

Director:  Jack Arnold

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Storyline

While on a boating trip, Scott Carey is exposed to a radioactive cloud. Nothing seems amiss at first, but several months later Scott realizes that he's shrunk in height by several inches. He sees a doctor, who admits that he's baffled. As Scott continues to shrink, decreasing to three feet tall, he becomes bitter, and lashes out at his wife, Louise. He begins to fear a cure will never be found -- since even as he becomes a national sensation, he's still shrinking.


Collections: Jack Arnold

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

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 21 min