Silly & maybe fun for older kids, but it gets tiring
over 6 years
It's not bad, but certainly not Dante's best.
over 6 years
Spaceship inside a person. Great
over 7 years
Relived the fun of watching it as a kid (with my own kid) when it was on TV the other day.
Innerspace is a 1987 science fiction comedy film directed by Joe Dante and produced by Michael Finnell. Steven Spielberg served as executive producer. The film was inspired by the classic 1966 science fiction film Fantastic Voyage. It stars Dennis Quaid, Martin Short, Meg Ryan, Robert Picardo and Kevin McCarthy, with music composed by Jerry Goldsmith. The tension between the conventional hero who is miniaturized and the "wimp" he is injected into helps produce the film's humour. It had $25,893,810 of domestic gross revenue and won an Oscar, the only film directed by Joe Dante to do so. It was subsequently novelized by Nathan Elliott.
Down-on-his-luck naval aviator Tuck Pendleton (Quaid) is selected to participate in a secret miniaturization experiment. He is placed in a submersible pod, and he and the pod are shrunk to microscopic size. They are transferred into a syringe to be injected into a rabbit, but the lab is attacked. The experiment supervisor Ozzie Wexler (John Hora) escapes...