Matt Frewer, Kristine Sutherland, Thomas Wilson Brown, and Jared Rushton star as Russ, Mae, Russ Jr., and Ron Thompson, the Szalinskis' next-door neighbors.
The film became an unexpected box office success, grossing in excess of 2 million worldwide, and became the highest-grossing live-action Disney film ever, a record it held for five years.
For the movie set, see Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: Movie Set Adventure.
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids is a 1989 American science fiction family film.
The directorial debut of Joe Johnston and produced by Walt Disney Pictures, it tells the story of an inventor who accidentally shrinks his and his neighbor's kids to a quarter of an inch with his electromagnetic shrinking machine and throws them out into the backyard with the trash, where they must venture into their backyard to return home while fending off insects and other obstacles.