Honey, I Shrunk the Kids is the 1989 family comedy hit from Walt Disney Pictures and director Joe Johnston (The Rocketeer, Jumanji, The Wolfman, October Sky). Dr. Wayne Szalinski (Rick Moranis, Ghostbusters, Strange Brew, Little Shop of Horrors) is working on a personal project that no one seems to take seriously, not even his superiors at the corporation he works at. He neglects his family for the project at every turn and annoys the neighbors, the Thompsons, headed by Russ (Matt Frewer, Watchmen, Dawn of the Dead). Soon however, he and his neighbor must put aside their differences to save their kids when a collection of both are miniaturized by Wayne's science project: a machine that will shrink or enlarge things! The shrunken kids find themselves in Wayne's backyard, having to make their way across to get help ' having the adventure of a lifetime encountering giant bees, giant ants, a giant scorpion and giant pastry along the way.