Double crosses, adultery, murder, mistaken identity, and revenge ensue when a mysterious power player and his sultry wife hire a disgraced Los Angeles property broker to discreetly market and sell their Malibu villa.
Thirty years after they served together in Vietnam, a former Navy Corpsman Larry "Doc" Shepherd re-unites with his old buddies, former Marines Sal Nealon and Reverend Richard Mueller, to bury his son, a young Marine killed in the Iraq War.
"Downsizing" follows a kindly occupational therapist who undergoes a new procedure to be shrunken to five inches tall so that he and his wife can help save the planet and afford a nice lifestyle at the same time.
Dr. Jorgen Asbjornson's name is a tribute to Norwegian culture. Jorgen Moe & Peter Christen Asbjornson were pioneering folklorists in the nineteenth century. See more »
Little Ronni has been the first baby being born in the miniaturized society and is seen as a celebrity and historical member of it. However, in the time line followed one year after Paul's divorce, he is characterized by a teenager, almost adult and sexually very active, while he was born only 11 to 12 years before that. See more »
Yes, maybe I am a little bit asshole, but the world needs assholes. Otherwise where would the shit go out?
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This movie was so disappointing....in so many ways. With so many strong, media-hyped and highly anticipated films coming out in the 2017 holiday/end-of-the-year season I feel cheated that I chose to see Downsizing over other contenders. I thought the premise was fresh and imaginative but then, less than half-way through the movie, the whole story line took took a sharp turn. The 'charm' disappeared and the characters, along with the plot, seemed to sail off in an uncharted direction. (Before the movie ended I was already thinking of the recent 'disastrous' fate of the film MOTHER!) The whole literal downsizing idea had so much more potential than to be turned into another Hollywood message film to the audience.
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