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Downsizing (2017)

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A social satire in which a man realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself to five inches tall, allowing him to live in wealth and splendor.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 9 nominations. See more awards »
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"Downsizing" follows a kindly occupational therapist who undergoes a new procedure to be shrunken to four inches tall so that he and his wife can help save the planet and afford a nice lifestyle at the same time.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

We are meant for something bigger.

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Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for language including sexual references, some graphic nudity and drug use. | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

22 December 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Pequeña gran vida  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$68,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,954,287, 24 December 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$24,321,434, 22 January 2018

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$37,614,346, 21 January 2018
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2.39 : 1
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Gala screening on the 14th Edition of Dubai International Film Festival. It was screened on 12th December 2017, with a video message from the Director. He stated that all his films from The Descendants, were present at the DIFF. See more »

Goofs

Prior to the characters being downsized, all of the hair on their heads and their bodies is shaved off. But when the men are shown laying naked on their backs after being shrunk down, they all still have thick thatches of pubic hair. See more »

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This could be the worst movie I have ever seen. Definitely the worst movie of 2017.
1 January 2018 | by See all my reviews

The trailer makes it appear to be a quirky comedy and tiny people who have been downsized, but it is not. The first 30 minutes or so where they focus on the actual downsizing and what comes with that are good, but then it soon forgets this concept completely and veers off into several nonsensical other plots. Matt Damon was incredible boring. The other acting was fine, but the movie was terrible. Save yourself the money. Such a great concept, and they screwed it up. So disappointing.


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