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Add more and vote on your favourites! Nancy, meanwhile, is with her boyfriend Mike, while her younger brother "Genius" plays wi… arrive at the theater to confront to Forever 21 Goliaths and order them to leave town. In search of kicks, the Bad Teens head into the village of Hainesville, populated by Good Teens, most of whom seem to be in their early 30s. After a few empty threats back and forth, the supersized kids meekly retreat… for now. It’s also a movie that my younger self and my sisters used to watch on television at least once a year. In the next scene they are cooking the ducks on a spit for an outside bbq. My … The cat appearing in this film was named Orangey (later renamed Minerva), and Village of the Giants was the second time he played the role of a cat larger than a human, the first being Scott Carey's (actor Grant Williams) pet in The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957). They now they have a four-alarm Orkin crisis on their hands. The odd tonal mismatch  between science-fiction giant monster flick and beach party movie just doesn’t work. I realize this was a common thing with movies of the time, but this was only a year away from 1966’s Star Trek and its multiracial crew, as well as a few other pioneering movies and TV shows at that time. One would think the cops should have seen the giants on the drive up. *  The movie is very sexual, yet oddly puritanical. They boast of their power and dance a lot, mostly for the heck of it. in one of the slowest fight scenes ever filmed. Robinson!) First the pet dog eats the formula. And of course, after the giants revert back to their normal sizes, their makeshift curtain-material clothing still fits far too snugly, considering these kids were previously the size of buildings…, *  The movie’s opening credits state that Alan Caillou’s screenplay is based on H.G. After a bizarre, psychedelic, color-wheel tinted credits sequence of giant teens dancing in slow motion, the story opens with a blue T-bird seemingly crashed into a phone pole during an oddly sunny rainstorm (?). Village Of The Giants -- (Movie Clip) Let's Dance! VILLAGE OF THE GIANTS (1965) Article #140 by Dave Sindelar Viewing date: 8-3-2001 Posting date: 12-17-2001 Several juvenile deliquent teens steal a substance concocted by Ronny Howard, boy genius, that causes animals to grow to many times their natural size. TITLE: Village Of The Giants. Design and text © 1996 - 2021 Jon Sandys. Luckily, Genius comes to the rescue, and releases a giant cloud of mustard gas-like vapor into the atmosphere (oh yeah; I’m sure that’s perfectly safe) which immediately shrinks the giant rebels back to human-size; even giant-Merrie, who was unconscious only minutes before. On "Village of the Giants," Rance was the guardian of his son Ron Howard (Genius), and had a few scenes as the unnamed deputy of the town sheriff (Joseph Turkel). In the next scene they are cooking the ducks on a spit for an outside bbq. We see early on that the only thing on Mike’s mind is to exploit and make money off of the goo. Village of the Giants (1965), by Peter Bebergal [ Video Link ] My parents were pretty good about indulging my obsession with monster movies. Nitzche would go on to score far better movies such as “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest” (1975), “An Officer and a Gentleman” (1982) and many others (including some incidental music for 1973’s horror classic, “The Exorcist”). 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