Movie Review: 'Little Giants' (1994) In this standard peewee-sports flick, outcast kids form their own football team to compete with the one that rejected them. The movie fumbles when it… PG Comedy Kids and Family Rick Moranis Ed O'Neill Warner Bros.
Movie Review

Movie Review: 'Little Giants' (1994)

MPAA Rating: PG
EW's GRADE
C-

Details Rated: PG; Genres: Comedy, Kids and Family; With: Rick Moranis and Ed O'Neill; Distributor: Warner Bros.

In this standard peewee-sports flick, outcast kids form their own football team to compete with the one that rejected them. The movie fumbles when it sends contrived messages about sexism and sibling rivalry (Rick Moranis and Ed O'Neill are on the roster as brothers who coach the opposing teams) while making the genre's usual bodily-function jokes. It scores when some NFL all-stars give the team a private lesson, but basically Little Giants is, as one character puts it, ''just air and pig intestines.'' Pass. C-

Originally posted Oct 28, 1994 Published in issue #246 Oct 28, 1994 Order article reprints