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Downsizing (2017)

Downsizing
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $24,449,754Details
International Box Office $14,760,281Details
Worldwide Box Office $39,210,035
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  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

When scientists discover how to shrink humans to five inches tall as a solution to over-population, Paul and his wife Audrey decide to abandon their stressed lives in order to get small and move to a new downsized community—a choice that triggers life-changing adventures.

Metrics

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$68,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 22nd, 2017 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
International Releases: December 22nd, 2017 (Wide) (Australia)
December 22nd, 2017 (Wide), released as Una vida a lo grande (Spain)
December 28th, 2017 (Wide) (South Korea)
December 29th, 2017 (Wide), released as Zmenšování (Czech Republic)
January 12th, 2018 (Wide), released as Малък голям живот (Bulgaria)
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Video Release: March 6th, 2018 by Paramount Home Video
MPAA Rating: R for language including sexual references, some graphic nudity and drug use.
(Rating bulletin 2505 (Cert #50693), 12/6/2017)
Running Time: 135 minutes
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Keywords: Tiny Worlds, Human Experimentation, Therapists / Therapy, Therapist, Relationships Gone Wrong, Gratuitous Cameos
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Paramount Pictures, Annapurna Pictures, Ad Hominem Enterpises
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Christmas (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 376 $5,027,144 Dec 22, 2017 3
Christmas (Opening, 3-Day) 95 $4,954,287 Dec 22, 2017 3
Christmas (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 110 $5,027,144 Dec 22, 2017 3

Leading Cast

   Paul Safranek

Supporting Cast

Christoph Waltz    Dusan Mirkovic
Hong Chau    Ngoc Lan Tran
Jason Sudeikis    Dave Johnson
Kristen Wiig    Audrey Safranek
Maribeth Monroe    Carol Johnson
Rolf Lassgard    Dr. Jørgen Asbjørnsen
Don Lake    Matt
Udo Kier    Konrad
Brigette Lundy-Paine    Dusan’s Girlfriend
Ingjerd Egeberg    Helene Asbjørnsen
Soren Pilmark    Dr. Andreas Jacobsen
Joaquim de Almeida    Dr. Oswaldo Pereira

Cameos

Donna Lynne Champlin    Leisureland Administrator
Neil Patrick Harris    Jeff Lonowski
Margo Martindale    Miniaturized Woman
Paul Mabon    Roger
Niecy Nash    Leisureland Salesperson
Laura Dern    Laure Lonowski
James Van Der Beek    Anesthesiologist

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Alexander Payne    Written by
Jim Taylor    Written by
Jim Taylor    Producer
Alexander Payne    Producer
Mark Johnson    Producer
Diana Pokorny    Executive Producer
Jim Burke    Executive Producer
Megan Ellison    Executive Producer
Phedon Papamichael    Director of Photography
Stefania Cella    Production Designer
Kevin Tent    Editor
Wendy Chuck    Costume Designer
Rolfe Kent    Composer
Dondi Bastone    Music Supervisor

Home Market Releases for March 20th, 2018

March 20th, 2018

Coco

It is a slow week with less than a dozen releases in the main section, and that includes two late reviews. There’s no more than that for the secondary Blu-ray releases. That said, a high percentage of these are worth picking up with many Pick of the Week contenders. For example, the biggest release of the week, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, is one of the best, as is one of the smallest releases, Miss Kiet’s Children. However, in the end, I went with Coco, which technically came out a couple of weeks ago, but the screener arrived late and it really deserves the title of Pick of the Week. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Abridged Edition: Star Wars Tops Estimates with $71.57 million / $99.03 million

December 26th, 2017

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

We still don’t have final numbers for the weekend or Christmas day, and because of the holidays, we likely won’t get them until January 2nd. This means were are stuck with weekend estimates for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and other films and no information for Monday. Star Wars: The Last Jedi outperformed estimates with $71.57 million for a four-day total of $99.03 million. Its 11-day total is $395.63 million and it will take just 12 days to get to $400 million. That’s not the record, but it is the third best result and that's still very impressive. More...

Weekend Estimates: Last Jedi Easily Holds Off Five Newcomers

December 24th, 2017

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

It’s a very crowded weekend, to say the least, in theaters, with five new wide releases already playing, and another joining the fray tomorrow. The Last Jedi is unperturbed by the competition, and will come out an easy winner, according to studio estimates released on Sunday. Its $68.486 million projected 3-day gross takes it to $365 million after 10 days in release. Among its new records this weekend, it became the 3rd-fastest film to earn $350 million at the domestic box office, and will have the 3rd-best Christmas weekend. All this is in spite of the fact that takings are expected to be down significantly today as everyone prepares for, or starts celebrating, the holiday. More...

Friday Estimates: The Last Jedi Adds $24.68 Million to Top $300 Million

December 23rd, 2017

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

This weekend complicated, as Christmas Eve lands on a Sunday and Christmas Day technically makes it a four-day weekend. Although with so many schools closed for the holidays, you could almost call it a eleven-day weekend. This makes interpreting Friday’s box office numbers more difficult than usual. Star Wars: The Last Jedi earned $24.68 million on Friday, putting its running tally to $321.28 million. It tied Jurassic World for second-fastest to $300 million at just 8 days. On the other hand, this is a little bit lower than our predictions. It still has a real shot at over $100 million during the four-day weekend, but it could have to wait until Tuesday to get to $400 million. More...

Last Jedi Finishes Week in First Place with $17.8 million on Thursday

December 22nd, 2017

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Star Wars: The Last Jedi bounced back 5% from Wednesday, earning $17.8 million on Thursday for a week-long total of $296.5 million. It is impossible to compare the film to The Force Awakens, as the seventh day in that film’s run was Christmas Eve and it fell 28% as a result. Rogue One grew a lot more, up 12% to $16.7 million. I was expecting the film to bounce back more than this. That said, it is already in seventh place on the 2017 domestic chart and will be in fourth place by the end of the weekend. Add in Christmas and it will be at over $500 million by the end of the year. More...

Weekend Predictions: New Releases are Far From Perfect

December 21st, 2017

Pitch Perfect

This is technically Christmas Weekend, so it should come as no surprised that there are a lot of movies vying for that lucrative Christmas family audience. Two of them, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and The Greatest Showman, opened yesterday, and we’ve already talked about how well they did on their opening day. On Friday, they will be joined by Pitch Perfect 3, Downsizing, and Father Figures, none of which are earning good reviews and only one of which is expected to be a box office hit. This should leave Star Wars: The Last Jedi on top of the chart with room to spare. This weekend last year, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story dominated the box office, while Sing was the only release that was a major hit. More...

2017 Awards Season: SAG Nominations

December 13th, 2017

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

The Screen Actors Guild were the third group to announce their nominations for this awards season. So far there have been three different films earning the most nominations. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri picked up four nominations, which is extra impressive, as there are only six theatrical categories. More...

2017 - Awards Season: Golden Globes - Nominations

December 11th, 2017

The Shape of Water

The Golden Globes nominations are the second major Awards Season set to come out. Sort of. (WGA announced the nominations for TV, radio, etc., but not their theatrical nods.) It is still very early in the year, so it is hard to say if there are any real snubs, or if there are any real favorites. The Shape of Water led the way with seven nominations, while The Post and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri were right behind with six a piece. More...

2017 Preview: December

December 1st, 2017

The Last Jedi

The box office was mostly as expected during November. Granted, Thor: Ragnarok over-performed and Justice League underperformed, but overall there were no real surprises. This means the month started slow, but we got a couple of wins in the end and that bodes well going into the final month of the year. That said, December is a weird month. There are five weekends, but only seven films that I’m sure are opening truly wide. Additionally, five of those seven films are opening Christmas weekend. I’ve never seen a month this lop-sided. There are no real wide releases the first two weeks of the month, so we will likely start slow again, but when The Last Jedi debuts, we should see explosive growth at the box office. It will open with more than any film last December made and that should help 2017 cut into 2016’s lead. 2017 won’t be able to close the gap entirely, but the month could do well enough to cut 2016’s lead to under $250 million. That’s my goal. If that happens, I will be happy. More...

Downsizing Trailer

November 2nd, 2017

Black comedy starring Matt Damon and Kristen Wiig, written and directed by Alexander Payne, opens December 22 ... Full Movie Details. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/12/22 7 $4,954,287   2,668 $1,857   $4,954,287 1
2017/12/29 9 $4,702,309 -5% 2,664 $1,765   $17,160,674 2
2018/01/05 14 $2,202,311 -53% 2,020 $1,090   $22,932,429 3
2018/01/12 25 $302,309 -86% 412 $734   $24,100,548 4
2018/01/19 35 $70,037 -77% 134 $523   $24,314,346 5
2018/01/26 35 $71,321 +2% 113 $631   $24,418,729 6

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2017/12/22 6 $2,050,305   2,668 $768   $2,050,305 1
2017/12/23 7 $1,748,415 -15% 2,668 $655   $3,798,720 2
2017/12/24 7 $1,155,567 -34% 2,668 $433   $4,954,287 3
2017/12/25 7 $2,715,843 +135% 2,668 $1,018   $7,670,130 4
2017/12/26 7 $1,926,413 -29% 2,668 $722   $9,596,543 5
2017/12/27 7 $1,469,512 -24% 2,668 $551   $11,066,055 6
2017/12/28 7 $1,392,310 -5% 2,668 $522   $12,458,365 7
2017/12/29 9 $1,596,230 +15% 2,664 $599   $14,054,595 8
2017/12/30 9 $1,833,026 +15% 2,664 $688   $15,887,621 9
2017/12/31 9 $1,273,053 -31% 2,664 $478   $17,160,674 10
2018/01/01 8 $1,546,407 +21% 2,664 $580   $18,707,081 11
2018/01/02 9 $912,296 -41% 2,664 $342   $19,619,377 12
2018/01/03 9 $632,255 -31% 2,664 $237   $20,251,632 13
2018/01/04 9 $478,486 -24% 2,664 $180   $20,730,118 14
2018/01/05 14 $653,096 +36% 2,020 $323   $21,383,214 15
2018/01/06 14 $954,735 +46% 2,020 $473   $22,337,949 16
2018/01/07 14 $594,480 -38% 2,020 $294   $22,932,429 17
2018/01/08 14 $207,652 -65% 2,020 $103   $23,140,081 18
2018/01/09 14 $300,012 +44% 2,020 $149   $23,440,093 19
2018/01/10 15 $215,842 -28% 2,020 $107   $23,655,935 20
2018/01/11 - $142,304 -34% 2,020 $70   $23,798,239 21
2018/01/12 - $81,692 -43% 412 $198   $23,879,931 22
2018/01/13 - $128,342 +57% 412 $312   $24,008,273 23
2018/01/14 - $92,275 -28% 412 $224   $24,100,548 24
2018/01/15 - $54,401 -41% 412 $132   $24,154,949 25
2018/01/16 - $36,005 -34% 412 $87   $24,190,954 26
2018/01/17 - $27,661 -23% 412 $67   $24,218,615 27
2018/01/18 - $25,694 -7% 412 $62   $24,244,309 28
2018/01/19 - $20,130 -22% 134 $150   $24,264,439 29
2018/01/20 - $32,206 +60% 134 $240   $24,296,645 30
2018/01/21 - $17,701 -45% 134 $132   $24,314,346 31
2018/01/22 - $7,088 -60% 134 $53   $24,321,434 32
2018/01/23 - $10,418 +47% 134 $78   $24,331,852 33
2018/01/24 - $8,009 -23% 134 $60   $24,339,861 34
2018/01/25 - $7,547 -6% 134 $56   $24,347,408 35
2018/01/26 - $18,835 +150% 113 $167   $24,366,243 36
2018/01/27 - $31,838 +69% 113 $282   $24,398,081 37
2018/01/28 - $20,648 -35% 113 $183   $24,418,729 38
2018/01/29 - $7,226 -65% 113 $64   $24,425,955 39
2018/01/30 - $8,816 +22% 113 $78   $24,434,771 40
2018/01/31 - $7,490 -15% 113 $66   $24,442,261 41
2018/02/01 - $7,493 n/c 113 $66   $24,449,754 42

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/12/22 7 $12,458,365   2,668 $4,670   $12,458,365 1
2017/12/29 9 $8,271,753 -34% 2,664 $3,105   $20,730,118 2
2018/01/05 14 $3,068,121 -63% 2,020 $1,519   $23,798,239 3
2018/01/12 25 $446,070 -85% 412 $1,083   $24,244,309 4
2018/01/19 35 $103,099 -77% 134 $769   $24,347,408 5
2018/01/26 35 $102,346 -1% 113 $906   $24,449,754 6

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Australia 12/22/2017 $0 0 200 772 $2,619,044 2/12/2018
Bulgaria 1/12/2018 $14,862 0 0 0 $41,618 2/8/2018
Czech Republic 12/29/2017 $5,136 14 123 244 $167,902 2/13/2018
France 1/12/2018 $1,800,000 0 0 0 $1,800,000 1/15/2018
Germany 1/19/2018 $933,000 0 0 0 $933,000 1/22/2018
Italy 1/25/2018 $359,630 0 0 0 $359,630 1/29/2018
Lithuania 1/19/2018 $11,395 53 53 70 $24,879 2/13/2018
Mexico 1/19/2018 $733,308 0 0 0 $733,308 1/25/2018
Netherlands 1/26/2018 $210,400 75 75 271 $685,898 2/20/2018
New Zealand 1/26/2018 $27,150 21 21 48 $81,177 2/12/2018
Portugal 2/23/2018 $74,109 57 57 141 $180,136 3/20/2018
Russia (CIS) 2/2/2018 $1,388,578 1149 1153 2709 $2,293,286 2/20/2018
Slovakia 2/2/2018 $56,289 62 62 111 $98,713 2/21/2018
South Korea 12/28/2017 $0 0 506 587 $1,146,493 2/23/2018
Spain 12/22/2017 $160,556 279 279 647 $879,552 1/12/2018
United Kingdom 1/26/2018 $1,604,547 389 389 739 $2,715,645 2/7/2018
 
International Total$14,760,281 3/20/2018

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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