Village of the Giants

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Village of the Giants ★ 1965

A group of beer-guzzling teenagers become giants after eating a mysterious substance invented by a 12-year-old genius. Fun to pick out all the soon-to-be stars. Totally silly premise with bad special effects and minimal plot follow-through. Based on an H.G. Wells story. 82m/C VHS, DVD . Ron Howard, Johnny Crawford, Tommy Kirk, Beau Bridges, Freddy Cannon, Toni Basil, Tisha Sterling, Tim Rooney, Charla Doherty, Joe Turkel; D: Bert I. Gordon; W: Alan Caillou; C: Paul Vogel; M: Jack Nitzsche.