Metascore
26

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 22 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 22
  2. Negative: 17 out of 22
  1. An extremely broad and sometimes crude comedy.
  2. Reviewed by: Scott Bowles
    63
    Almost in spite of itself, Little Man manages to deliver big laughs. It's not enough to make it a consistently funny movie, but this one-trick pony from the Wayans brothers has flashes of humor and sincerity that almost save it from its disastrous ending.
  3. 63
    I laughed at the Wayanses' movie, and I don't even hate myself for it.
  4. 40
    There's no question, though, that the Wayanses have dialed down the outrageousness to nearly sub-PG-13 levels.
  5. The slapstick is funnier for the nifty CGI, and the script gets in some sly digs at racist cops and multitasking soccer moms.
  6. I'd be lying if I said I didn't laugh at some of this--though it's not as funny as Laurel and Hardy as toddlers in "Brats." But I wanted to slap myself whenever I did.
  7. Reviewed by: Ken Fox
    38
    It took a century of innovation in the field of cinematic special effects, but finally the head of Marlon Wayans could be successfully grafted onto the body of a baby.
  8. Reviewed by: Lauren Metz
    38
    Little Man only proves that some should just stick to the sketch comedy, and leave the big screen to "Big Daddys" like Adam Sandler who the critics tend to snub, but who know how to make an audience laugh.
  9. Little Man will probably satisfy fans of the Wayans.
  10. Reviewed by: Winda Benedetti
    33
    Yes, in this day and age, a tall man can pretend to be a very short man pretending to be a baby who uses his innocent disguise to molest women and whack men in the nuts. Isn't that funny? No, actually, not so much.
  11. At least "White Chicks" had a point behind the humor.
  12. 33
    It's seldom a good sign when a Rob Schneider cameo elevates a comedy, but Little Man aims so low and fires so often that it can't miss all the time.
  13. Once the initial round of breast-feeding and rectal thermometer bits is fired off, the picture starts to give off the funky whiff of unattended Pampers.
  14. 30
    Devoid of verbal wit, instead relying on a relentless stream of Looney Tunes-inspired violence.
  15. Reviewed by: Justin Chang
    30
    There are probably some moviegoers who can laugh at the sight of a groin-punching, breast-grabbing baby, possibly even find it cute. Everyone else should steer clear of Little Man, which welds Marlon Wayans' head to a diminutive body double, offering up the creepiest bigscreen dwarf since the last David Lynch movie.
  16. 25
    Sexual and toilet humor plumb new depths in Keenen Ivory Wayans' Little Man, which will stink up theaters like several gross of dirty diapers.
  17. A bunch of gags, most of which you've seen in the trailer, strung together by any means necessary.
  18. Reviewed by: Nathan Lee
    20
    Somewhere within all the crude slapstick and crass stereotypes, Little Man operates as a vulgar burlesque on the crisis of African-American manhood, particularly the relationships, or lack thereof, between fathers and sons.
  19. Well, it was bound to happen: The Wayans brothers have made a movie that's even more two-dimensional than a cartoon.
  20. 97% of the movie will make you need a shower. Possibly two.
  21. Reviewed by: Felix Vasques Jr.
    10
    Little Man is putrid.
User Score
4.8

Mixed or average reviews- based on 85 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 32
  2. Negative: 19 out of 32
  1. Jul 19, 2014
    8
    Its NOT that bad. Yeah I mean sure the Story is doesn't make sense. A little man who is trying to steal diamond but then things go wrong when the cops are called and he ditches the diamond into a womans purse causing them to chase after the woman and her husband. Then pretty much the Little man dresses up like a Baby to get the diamond back. Now this flim is pretty funny to me and I enjoyed it. I know many critics and some people don't like it but meh I don't care what they say. This is a great movie. Full Review »
  2. Mar 15, 2014
    8
    i wish marlon and his brother could direct this movie . i still love the comedy . the Wayans Brothers are hilarous in white chicks and scary movie but this is even better . but i wish they had little man 2 Full Review »
  3. Jul 15, 2013
    2
    Pequeño pero peligroso es una pelicula que intenta forzadamente salir del hoyo de la ridicules y el humor obvio, al intentarlo logras algo pero no siempre el resultado es positivo. Full Review »