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FOR YOUR HEIGHT ONLY - 3 Slimes
Not Rated
Copyright 1979 Liliw Productions
Reviewed by Andrew Borntreger on 'a long time ago'

The Characters:  

  • Agent 00 - Weng Weng, the highly trained and respected secret agent who is about three feet tall.
  • Irma - Secret agent planted within the evil organization, considering she takes strolls in the park with 00 it's not surprising her cover is blown. Shot just before the ending credits roll.
  • The Chief - Leading the forces of good, this guy can make anything sound boring.
  • Dr. Van Kohler - Scientist who has created a powerful new weapon, the N-Bomb.
  • Anna, Lola, and Marilyn - Women that fall in love with 00 and briefly partner with him, some a little more than others.
  • The Big Guy - Heavyset guy who owns a terrible red suit. (No, he is definitely not Santa.) Shot by 00.
  • Cobra and Mr. Kaiser - Evil gang leaders who hate midgets, shot by 00.
  • An Impressive Number of Evil Henchmen - Just as impressive dead.
  • Mr. Giant - Leader of the evil organization, about a full head taller than 00, which isn't saying much. Shot by 00.

Buy It!

The Plot: 

Few films will ever come close to this one, it is just plain wrong and the dubbed dialog hardly helps. Who cares though? It's a dubbed midget spy film from the Philippines, for some reason I feel the DVD should glow around the edges and be accompanied by a chorus.

When the brilliant scientist Dr. Kohler is kidnapped by an evil organization the forces of good call on Agent 00 to rescue him. Don't worry that he has to jump kick people in the knees, this guy is lethal. In addition to his hand to hand skills, the agent is an accomplished marksman. One of the amusing things he does is slide across the floor firing his pistol and boy does he slide, one would suspect he is being thrown by a crew member. Tell me that some guy ready to toss Weng Weng along the floor when the director yells, "Action!" is not funny. (I don't believe you.) The pistol/submachine gun he uses is quite a bit of work, especially putting it together. Good thing all the bad guys give him time to assemble it.

For the most part the film is a blur of gunfights, clandestine meetings, a disco club, and simply confusing stuff, but finally Agent 00 locates the secret island Mr. Giant uses for a hideout. Evil gets the short end of the stick as numerous guards with red berets are gunned down by the triumphant good guys. You'll never look at a Bond film the same again.

Things I Learned From This Movie: 

  • The Philippines possesses the most powerful weapon known to man.
  • Getting kicked in the tailbone will stun you.
  • Hotel registers are public information.
  • Poison detection devices should be made out of the best conductor available, as in electrical.
  • Kindergarten children have the disposable income targeted by drug dealers. (Another example of poor marketing research.)
  • Midgets like to hide under tables and smash people's toes.
  • Dirty rags make excellent gas masks.
  • A midget and a woman in high heels can outrun four healthy men.
  • Secret tracking devices should not have blinking lights on them.
  • Spraying a room with submachine gun bullets will kill everyone except the good guys.

Stuff To Watch For: 

  • 3 mins - Mirror, mirror on the dresser...
  • 11 mins - He picks up a watch, but when we cut to him it's magically turned into a pendent.
  • 13 mins - Where is Q when you need him to explain gadgets?
  • 16 mins - Who in the heck thought this scene up? Hehehehe!
  • 36 mins - You know, the floor in this room looks really familiar...
  • 44 mins - A normal person would be cramped and uncomfortable inside that box.
  • 53 mins - The guard cannot see 00 hiding?
  • 59 mins - Let's not do this, please? Whew.
  • 62 mins - Is that a reference to "Fantasy Island?"
  • 75 mins - Where have I seen that floor before?

Quotes: 

  • Mr. Kaiser: "The forces of good are our sworn enemy, and I repeat, they must be exterminated. And I mean lethally!"
  • Agent 00: "I'm Secret Agent 00."

 Audio clips in wav formatSOUNDSStarving actors speak out 

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Green Music Note yourheight1.wav Lola: "Now I get shot at once or twice a week, and one of these days it's bye bye Lola."
Green Music Note yourheight2.wav The Big Guy: "How did that midget find out about our operation? That little Weng could put us out of business!"
Green Music Note yourheight3.wav Irma: "Maybe you and I can trace his hideout? You're such a little guy though, very petite, like a potato."
Agent 00: "Ah, let's go."
Green Music Note yourheight4.wav Mr. Kaiser: "Little man has done it to us again, he's made a monkey out of the forces of evil."

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Agent 00 kicks some butt.

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For Your Height Only
Reply #9. Posted on November 25, 2006, 04:10:12 PM by daryl
All praise Weng Weng!!

This has been a cult classic amongst my friends since we bought it over 10 years ago. Now it's on DVD I hear, fantastic! Surely they made a sequel?

"Hey gringo -- one of these days you are going to wake up and find yourself dead!"

Now why can't hollywood make films this entertaining???
For Your Height Only
Reply #10. Posted on November 25, 2006, 04:09:03 PM by Jinxy Cat
Some of my favorite scenes in this movie involve the dubbing. They actually have British voices, and African American voices dubbed over these crazy Phillipino actors.
This move is hysterical.
 
For Your Height Only
Reply #11. Posted on November 25, 2006, 04:09:49 PM by dmentid
Oh man I still can't stop laughing!!!  Typical PI action flick.  You know, where the bad guys shoot at the hero with machine guns and miss him even though he's standing in the middle of an open field.  The hero shoots the bad guys with a BB gun/water pistol/whatever and their car/boat/house/water buffalo explodes in a dazzling pyrotechnic display.  Great movie!!! Word of warning though: do not watch and eat popcorn at the same time.  The kernels will end up flying from your mouth when you laugh.
For Your Height Only
Reply #12. Posted on November 25, 2006, 04:09:49 PM by MLE
Ok- when he randomly goes into the chinese resturant and starts using his dagger of goodness on the evil henchmen- didn't that look suprisingly like a recent Quentin Tarantino blockbuster???
For Your Height Only
Reply #13. Posted on May 04, 2004, 03:09:57 PM by Busterface
The Weng Weng religion rolls on!!!!
For Your Height Only
Reply #14. Posted on August 14, 2004, 08:26:10 PM by killdeer
A midget agent wow its look like tato(fantasy island)is loose (de plane de plane)its a bit like a couple of cartoons like inch high private eye and tom of thumb only these guy were real small
For Your Height Only
Reply #15. Posted on November 25, 2006, 04:09:03 PM by Hawkeye Pierce
I just watched the scene availble on this site
my comment:
WWWWOOOOOOW
For Your Height Only
Reply #16. Posted on May 29, 2005, 05:51:44 PM by DamianNY
........this movie is so out that it is back in again. Everytime you watch it, you find new things that make you p**s yourself laughing.... I read there is a sequal,but, I havent been able to find anything... I bought this dvd for about $5 years ago, now ....I saw it for sale online for $90.......thats crazy...somebody let me know if you have any word on the sequal......thanks
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