The Movie Review Guy Best Movies for 2013
Dec 31, 2013
The Top 80 movies from the 1980's in 80 Days (DAY 38):
43. “Innerspace” (1987)
A hapless store clerk must foil criminals to save the life of the man who, miniaturized in a secret experiment, was accidentally injected into him.
Dennis Quaid—Lt. Tuck Pendleton
Martin Short—Jack Putter
Meg Ryan—Lydia Maxwell
Kevin McCarthy—Victor Eunene Scrimshaw
Fiona Lewis—Dr. Margret Canker
Vernon Wells—Mr. Igoe
Robert Picardo—The Cowboy
Harold Sylvester—Pete Blanchard
William Schallert—Dr. Greenbush
Facts about the this movie:
*Opening Weekend: $4,739,000 (USA) (1603 Screens)
*When they are shrinking Tuck Pendleton, the lab's instrumentation shows a reading on the screen that is five interlinked hexagons (two top, three bottom). This is the symbol that the "Combined Minature Deterrent Forces", or CMDF, also used in the movie Fantastic Voyage.
*The only film directed by Joe Dante to win an Academy Award.
*All of the cells seen outside the pod were in fact made out of Jello according to Peter Kuran, the special effects supervisor.
*The film was shot mostly on sound stages with the exception of one month of location filming in San Fransisco, Marin County and the Galleria Mall.
*The lab workers seen during the scene where Dennis Quaid is about to be miniaturized were in fact real laboratory workers, as actors would not have been suitable to performing what real lab rats do.
Why I Picked this movie #43:
1.It still hold up.
2. Mega Ryan from1980’s. When Mega Ryan still look like a normal pretty women and her acting was pretty dam good.
3. Great cast.
4. Good story.
5. It is one the few good movies Martin Short was actually good in as one of the main leads. He actually funny and see how could he could have been, if he picked better movies.
6. Good acting all around
7. Some good action scenes
8. Very funny.
9. Very good Sy-fi movie
10. The plot was really good.
First time seeing it: