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Downhill (2020)

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Barely escaping an avalanche during a family ski vacation in the Alps, a married couple is thrown into disarray as they are forced to reevaluate their lives and how they feel about each other.

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Nat Faxon, Jim Rash

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Jesse Armstrong (screenplay by), Nat Faxon (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Julia Louis-Dreyfus ... Billie
Will Ferrell ... Pete
Miranda Otto ... Charlotte
Zoe Chao ... Rosie
Zach Woods ... Zach
Julian Grey ... Finn
Kristofer Hivju ... Michel
Ammon Jacob Ford ... Emerson
Giulio Berruti ... Guglielmo
Nadiv Molcho ... German Snowboarder
Jono Bergmann ... Ski Rental Kid
Peter Schorn Peter Schorn ... Grizzly Lift Attendant
Ferdinand Ramml Ferdinand Ramml ... Photographer
Kimberly Rydell ... Bar Woman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ruth Brauer Ruth Brauer ... Heli Ski Employee

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Barely escaping an avalanche during a family ski vacation in the Alps, a married couple is thrown into disarray as they are forced to reevaluate their lives and how they feel about each other. Inspired by the motion picture FORCE MAJEURE by Ruben Östlund. Written by Fox Searchlight Pictures

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A Different Kind of Disaster Movie.

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language and some sexual material | See all certifications »

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First project that Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Will Ferrell worked on together. Despite having been big names in comedy for years, both actors had never met prior to the movie. See more »

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Pete: Every day is all we have.
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A real miss
15 February 2020 | by bef1991See all my reviews

I was interested in seeing this film because I love Julie Louis Dreyfus' acting and Jessie Armstrong's writing. To be fair I'm not a fan of Will Ferrell but I thought with a good leading lady, good writing and a wonderful story..how can you go wrong?? Boy did it go wrong. Boring dialogue, slow and tedious, bad acting (Will Ferrell) and no real story.

It was neither a comedy or a drama. If it was intended to be both it failed on each front. The intended comedic/dramatic lines were dull and pedestrian. Although I'm not giving up on Ms. Dreyfus or Jessie Armstrong's genius, I'd recommend just skipping this one.


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Language:

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Release Date:

14 February 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,622,018, 16 February 2020

Gross USA:

$8,287,061

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,899,195
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