July 14th, 2006



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A wannabe dad mistakes a vertically challenged criminal on the lam as his newly adopted son.

Release Year: 2006

Rating: 3.7/10 (22,625 voted)

Critic's Score: 26/100

Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans

Stars: Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Kerry Washington

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.

Writers: Keenen Ivory Wayans, Shawn Wayans

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

Taglines: From the Guys Who Brought You "White Chicks".


Official Website: Official site [Russia] | Sony Pictures [United States] |

Release Date: 14 July 2006

Filming Locations: Burnaby Hospital, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

Box Office Details

Budget: $64,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend: $21,613,176 (USA) (16 July 2006) (2533 Screens)

Gross: $101,595,121 (Worldwide)

Technical Specs

Runtime: USA:  | Argentina:

Continuity: In the end scene when Darryl and Calvin are walking back into the house Darryl tells Calvin to be quiet so his wife won't hear, but she isn't home yet from going to get her father out of the mental hospital.

Pops: [after Calvin suddenly walks into the living room] Hey man, you can't be just popping up like that without warning! For a moment I thought you were Chucky.Bout to... put you in a choke hold!

User Review

From the Hollywood cookie cutter...

Rating: 1/10

Comes this heartwarming tale of hope. Hope that you'll never have to endure anything this awful again. *cough* Razzie award *cough*

I disliked this movie because it was unfunny, predictable and inane. While watching I felt like I was in a psychology experiment to determine how low movie standards could get before people complained. When I requested my money back at the end of the movie I was informed that because I watched the whole thing 'I wasn't entitled to reimbursement'. I was told by the assistant manager that several people had complained and gotten refunds already though.

The movie summary is pretty basic. The midget thief steals a diamond and the poses as a baby to elude police. Underneath this clever outline however, lies a repertoire of original, fresh and hilarious skits. Or not.

Ask yourself the following: Do you like to see people getting hit by pans? Do you like fart jokes? Do you like to see midgets posing as babies threatened with a thermometer in the anus? Do you like tired racial jokes? Do you think babies say 'goo goo goo goo goo gaa gaa'? Do you drool?

If you answered 'yes' to any of the above then this movie is definitely for you. Although it has been billed in some places as 'The Worst Movie of the Decade', there is probably a movie or 2 that are worse...somewhere. I can't say for sure. I gave this movie 2 stars because we all know a review with only one star would indicate bias on the part of the reviewer and then the review wouldn't be taken seriously.

This lowbrow comedy is intended for a less intelligent audience and I cannot in good conscience recommend it to anyone. Save your money for something funny.



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