The Incredible Shrinking Movies

Ant Man is in theaters now, featuring a superhero that ’s been shrunk to a tiny size. That’s an idea that’s been used a few times before. It’s an opportunity to show off some special effects skills, and give audiences a different point of view. Remember Attack of the Puppet People? Of course you don’t.

Sally Reynolds (June Kenney) takes a job as secretary for the kindly-seeming dollmaker Mr. Franz (John Hoyt), unaware that her new boss is so afraid of being alone that he shrinks certain people down to one-sixth their size and keeps them around as “friends.” Filmmaker Bert I. Gordon went from one extreme (The Amazing Colossal Man) to the other with this C-lister, which -- like a lot of Gordon’s movies -- has its entertainment value even at its silliest.

Den of Geek has a list of twelve memorable films where less is more. You’ve probably seen more of them than you realize.  

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The list includes "Fantastic Voyage", which has a great portrayal of Raquel Welch. She did a great job rebuffing the pilot (?) of the craft, who was trying to pick her up. She almost shot his hand off with a laser rifle.
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