Little Man

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Overview

Fate brings a childless couple a bundle of joy -- who happens to have a criminal record -- in this comedy directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. Calvin Simms Marlon Wayans is a master criminal who with the help of his friend and sidekick, Percy Tracy Morgan, plans a daring robbery of a museum where one of the world's largest diamonds is on display. One of reasons Calvin is able to get inside secure areas is his size -- Calvin is dwarf who stands less than two feet tall, and can slip in unnoticed where more ...
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Overview

Fate brings a childless couple a bundle of joy -- who happens to have a criminal record -- in this comedy directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans. Calvin Simms Marlon Wayans is a master criminal who with the help of his friend and sidekick, Percy Tracy Morgan, plans a daring robbery of a museum where one of the world's largest diamonds is on display. One of reasons Calvin is able to get inside secure areas is his size -- Calvin is dwarf who stands less than two feet tall, and can slip in unnoticed where more conventionally sized people would not. While Calvin is able to get the diamond, he's nearly caught by the police while making his getaway, and stashes the jewel in a bag carried by a passerby. Eager to recover the diamond from the unwitting accomplice, Calvin and Percy figure out a way to get into his house -- they dress Calvin up as a baby, and leave him on the doorstep of the passerby's home. As it happens, the couple who live there Shawn Wayans and Kerry Washington have been wanting to have a baby, and they eagerly take the new arrival under their wing, embracing the joys of parenthood while ignoring some of the toddler's unusual behavior.
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Special Features

Deleted & extended scenes; Making-of featurette; Visual effects featurette; Linden's World: a look into the life of Linden Porco who was the body double for Calvin; Method or Madness: a hilarious tongue-in-cheek featurette about real "method" acting; Commentary with the Wayans Brothers
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/7/2006
  • UPC: 043396141292
  • Original Release: 2006
  • Rating:

  • Source: Sony Pictures
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Language: Fran├žais
  • Time: 1:38:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 14,643

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Marlon Wayans Calvin Sims
Shawn Wayans Darryl Edwards
Kerry Washington Vanessa Edwards
John Witherspoon Pops
Tracy Morgan Percy
Lochlyn Munro Greg
Chazz Palminteri Walken
Gabe Pimental Calvin Body
Molly Shannon Soccer Mom
Linden Porco Calvin Body
David Alan Grier David
Dave Sheridan Rosco
Fred Stoller Richard
Brittany Daniel Brittany
Alex Borstein Janet
Coffield Kelly Park The Jeweller
Damien Dante Wayans Officer Wilson
Gary Owen Officer Jankowski
John De Santis Bruno
Chloe Mathews Chrissy
Matthew Ast Tommy
Reece Leslie Knight Nicholas
Malcolm Scott Big Fan
Christopher Gauthier Big Fan's Buddy
Nancy Bell Older White Lady
Ken Kramer Doctor Murphy
Glenn Ennis Fontana
Moneca Delain Hockey Waitress
Sabine Raskin Little Girl
Sebastian Godbout Little Boy
Michael Bardach Cellmate
Fraser Attcheson Muscular Inmate
Anthony St. John Scrawny Inmate
Christopher Burns Guard
Chris Burns Guard
Mark Docherty News Anchor
Peter Hanlon Representative
Jeff Ballard Ballplayer
Kai Kennedy Park Boy
Isaiah States Park Boy
Stephen Thompson Park Boy
Anthony Harrison Policeman
Josh Laster Van Kid
Samantha Laster Van Kid
Brett Irving Coppa Dinosaurus Rex Kid
Taylor Weaver Dinosaurus Rex Kid
Technical Credits
Keenen Ivory Wayans Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Stuart Aikins Casting
Rick Alvarez Producer
Eric Batut Sound/Sound Designer
Lisa Beach Casting
Paul Becker Choreography
Steven Bernstein Cinematographer
Jim Brebner Asst. Director
Lisa Brown Musical Direction/Supervision
Teddy Castellucci Score Composer
Sean Cossey Casting
Leslie Dilley Production Designer
Dean Heselden Camera Operator
Alexander Kameniczky Set Decoration/Design
Sarah Katzman Casting
Gwendolyn Margetson Art Director
Lee R. Mayes Producer
Mike Jackson Editor
Nick Moore Editor
Mark Neiman Makeup
Vern Nobles Jr. Camera Operator
Alexei O'Brien Makeup
Rodrigo Segovia Set Decoration/Design
Keith Vanderlaan Makeup
Sandra Watson Costumes/Costume Designer
Shawn Wayans Producer, Screenwriter
Marlon Wayans Producer, Screenwriter
Jori Woodman Costumes/Costume Designer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Little Man
1. Released [3:55]
2. Different Plans [3:51]
3. The Heist [3:16]
4. Ditching the Ice [3:06]
5. Homelife [3:11]
6. Who's the Baby? [3:46]
7. Doctor's Visit [2:38]
8. Where's My Diamond? [1:06]
9. Meet Baby Calvin [6:57]
10. Bedtime for Baby [3:36]
11. Trying to Escape [2:50]
12. Family Bonding [3:45]
13. Breakfast [4:43]
14. Fun at the Park [3:54]
15. Car Chase [4:13]
16. No Diamond for Mr. W [1:36]
17. Hockey Fight [3:42]
18. Baby and the T-Rex [2:43]
19. Football [4:22]
20. Birthday for Calvin [2:36]
21. Calvin Plus Castor Oil [3:45]
22. Let's Do It [2:22]
23. "The Teddy Bear Knows" [2:49]
24. Home Free? [:40]
25. I Want My Diamond [:54]
26. The Hard Way [5:15]
27. Freeze, Police [1:38]
28. Goodbye [10:17]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Little Man
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   Scene Selections
   Languages
      Audio: English
      Audio: French
      Subtitles: English
      Subtitles: French
      Subtitles: Subtitles Off
   Special Features
      Commentary With Wayans Brothers: On
      Commentary With Wayans Brothers: Off
      Big Comedy: The Making of Little Man
      From the Ground Up: The Visual Effects of Little Man
      Linden's World
      Method or Madness
      Deleted & Extended Scenes
         Play All
         Prison Yard
         Percy Arrives at Prison (Extended)
         Arrival at Jewelry Store
         Where Do Babies Come From?
         Shaving and Peeing
         D-Rex TV Sequence
         The Blue Bomber
         Fun With Toys
         Dice Game (Extended)
         Pull-Ups
         Strippercize
         Basketball
         Lazer Tag
         Soccer Mom (Extended)
         Drunk Baby
         Birthday Party
      Previews
         The Pursuit of Happiness
         Casion Royale
         Ghost Rider
         Click
         The Pink Panther (2006)
         White Chicks
         The Benchwarmers
         The Da Vinci Code
         Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
         Gridiron Gang
         Crossover
         Monty Python and the Holy Grail
         Coming to Blu-Ray
   Previews
      The Pursuit of Happiness
      Casion Royale
      Ghost Rider
      Click
      The Pink Panther (2006)
      White Chicks
      The Benchwarmers
      The Da Vinci Code
      Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
      Gridiron Gang
      Crossover
      Monty Python and the Holy Grail
      Coming to Blu-Ray
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    an emotional journey

    little man is by far the best wayans film ever and one of the most uplifting and hilarious works of american cinema i've seen in years. judging by previews i was suspecting something a little more cliched and i suppose juvenile but the film itself was actually much deeper and in fact somewhat lyrical. it brings to mind the quiet simplicity of jean-pierre melville. the wayans' physical comedy reaches the viewer on many levels and has a certain magical je ne sais quoi about it. by the end of this film you may find yourself emotionally and spiritually drained and finally, surprisingly, touched.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    “Little Man” is short on plot but a few huge laughs.

    I like the Wayne’s brothers, wither you want to admit it or not, they give you a few good laughs in most of their films. So, I figured to just try to give “Little Man” a chance, and honestly, it wasn't that bad, I actually had a decent time watching this unlike “White Chicks.” Most of the humor in this film revolves around slapstick violence, which is in itself mainly based around the fact that one of the instigators of the violence is tiny. This sounds horrible, I know it does, but it is actually not that bad (barring a few parts). Through out this film I found few annoying performances. I have no idea what John Witherspoon was on during the filming of this, but I have the feeling it'd put half of viewers to sleep. I realize the character he's playing is supposed to be a bit crazy, but I quite honestly felt like throwing my shoe through the screen whenever he was on it. Kerry Washington also annoyed me at some points, but that was mostly due to her character's lines rather than how she delivered them. Shawn Wayans puts on a good performance. He's believable, you like him, and he plays the whole thing very well. The actual plot (a stolen diamond) is pretty much forgotten throughout most of the film. Once Marlon pretends to be the baby, until the very end of the movie, the diamond is pretty much a useless part of the plot (other than it's involved in a very annoying fart / crap joke, as well as a fairly amusing scene in which a group of mothers beat up a guy). But with this kind of comedy, you know you're not going to get much of a plot-heavy movie anyway, and that should be taken into consideration. Other than that it’s a decent film. It's not perfect and it's not bad either. But if you don't like slapstick involving midgets, this film really isn't for you.

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