Downsizing movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant downsizing movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, clever, humorous, feel good, melancholic and absurd films and TV shows about / with downsizing, life philosophy, workplace, suprisingly clever, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, drinking alcohol, greed and loneliness plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
downsizing movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as downsizing: Up in the Air (2009), Downsizing (2017), The Efficiency Expert (1991), Office Space (1999), Margin Call (2011), 6ixtynin9 (1999), Colossal (2016), Office Christmas Party (2016), A Holiday Romance (1999), Human Resources (1999).

List of downsizing movies

Up in the Air (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in "downsizing". Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the sole purpose terminating unwanted employees day after day. Just as ...
Style: touching, romantic, thought provoking, cynical, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: travel, on the road, business, loneliness, hotel, business trip, airport, downsizing, love affair, airplane, couples, workplace ...
Time: 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, las vegas, california, dallas texas, usa ...
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Downsizing (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Norway
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A kindly occupational therapist 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.
Style: melancholic, semi serious, satirical, exciting, mind bending ...
Plot: shrinking, experiment, ecology, neighbor, doctors, scientist, downsizing, divorce, laboratory, cleaning lady, poverty, journey ...
Time: future, near future
Place: istanbul turkey, new mexico, norway
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The Efficiency Expert (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Wallace is an efficiency expert, managing the high-profile downsizing of a major auto parts factory. But when he is hired to evaluate a small moccasin factory which seems from another era, Wallace has to reconsider the rapid modernization he ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, clever, feel good, humorous ...
Plot: business, family relations, downsizing, family business, factory, culture clash, fish out of water, factory worker, big business, intrigue, bus, employer employee relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Office Space (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three office workers strike back at their evil employers by hatching a hapless attempt to embezzle money.
Style: funny, clever, humorous, feel good, absurd ...
Audience: kids
Plot: workplace, office, dark humor, corporate world, computer, rebelliousness, obnoxious boss, workplace situations, embezzlement, business, cult, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: texas, austin texas, usa, dallas texas, mexico
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Margin Call (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A thriller that revolves around the key people at an investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, political, tricky ...
Plot: stock market, greed, financial crisis, wall street, businessman, stock market crash, economics, corporate america, investments, bankruptcy, millionaire, workplace situations ...
Time: 2000s, year 2008, 70s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
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6ixtynin9 (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Thailand
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A woman, fired from a financial coorporation during the Asia crisis, returns home with no money. However, she finds a box with a fortune in front of her door, and decides to keep it. However, the people that left it there soon want it back.
Style: tense, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: gangsters, crime gone awry, escape, self defense, mistaken identity, disorder, woman in danger, chase, money, serial killer, stolen money, murder ...
Time: 90s
Place: thailand, tokyo, asia, bangkok thailand, new jersey
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Colossal (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, Canada, South Korea
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A woman discovers that severe catastrophic events are somehow connected to the mental breakdown from which she's suffering.
Style: dark fantasy, absurd, melancholic, surprise ending, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: creature, giant monster, small town, kaiju, moral dilemma, monster, bullying, woman fights a man, childhood, alcoholic, giant robots, alternate reality ...
Time: 2010s
Place: seoul, new york
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Office Christmas Party (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When his uptight CEO sister threatens to shut down his branch, the branch manager throws an epic Christmas party in order to land a big client and save the day, but the party gets way out of hand.
Style: funny, entertaining, humorous, feel good, ridiculous ...
Plot: christmas, christmas party, wild party, stupidity, party, workplace, holiday, debauchery, cocaine, ceo, office, farce ...
Time: future
Place: chicago illinois, new york
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A Holiday Romance (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A superintendent (Gerald McRaney), trying to save his high school's troubled finances, falls in love with a teacher (Naomi Judd) whose music program he must cut.
Audience: girls' night
Plot: christmas, youth, holiday, musician, student, dancing, cafe, small town, anger, father son relationship, singer, old man ...
Place: kentucky
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Human Resources (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in Limoges, the movie tells the story of "good son" Franck (Jalil Lespert), who returns to his hometown to do a trainee managerial internship in the Human Resources department of the factory where his anxious, taciturn father has ...
Style: melancholic, sincere, thought provoking, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: working class, factory, betrayal, intern, father son relationship, politics, unemployment, social differences, workplace situations, life is a bitch, workplace, segregation ...
Time: 18th century, 90s
Place: france, paris france, japan, tokyo, normandy ...
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Diamond Men (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After 30 years on the road, a veteran jewellery salesman is forced to show his young replacement the tricks of the trade. But when the kid introduces him to the ladies of the "Altoona Riding Club," the old dog is introduced to a whole new ...
Style: touching, feel good, cynical, ironic, talky ...
Plot: aging, mentor, character study, self discovery, introspection, heist, workplace situations, partners, mentor protege relationship, twists and turns, diamond, prostitute ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, new jersey, australia
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The Office (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Office is a British sitcom television series that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the programme is about the day-to-day lives of office ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Plot: workplace, office, everyday life, coworker, boss and employee, job, employer employee relationship, workplace problem, boss, humour, tv show, workplace humor ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: europe, england
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The Company Men (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bobby Walker lives the proverbial American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and two co-workers jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands and ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, depressing, serious, sincere ...
Plot: corporate world, unemployment, workplace, money, business, greed, finance, family problems, starting over, corporation, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 70s, 21st century
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston, new jersey, california
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Tokyo Sonata (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan, Netherlands, Hong Kong
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ryûhei Sasaki (Teruyuki Kagawa) is keeping a secret from his wife, Megumi (Kyôko Koizumi), and his two teenage sons. Even though he leaves the house every day, he's not really going to work. He's going to an employment office. He ...
Style: lyrical, talky, stylized, serious, touching ...
Plot: family relations, rebellion, youth, unemployment, job seeking, housewife, layoff, hopes, family secret, chinawoman, family problems, social problems ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo, middle east, asia, china
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Running with Scissors (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Young Augusten Burroughs absorbs experiences that could make for a shocking memoir: the son of an alcoholic father and an unstable mother, he's handed off to his mother's therapist, Dr. Finch, and spends his adolescent years as a member of ...
Style: stylized, intense, disturbing, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, mental illness, therapist, psychology, writers, unhappy, lgbt, family relations, adoption, lesbian, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, massachusetts, california, new jersey
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Office Killer (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Dorine Douglas' job as proofreader for Constant Consumer magazine is turned into an at-home position during a downsizing, she doesn't know how to cope. But after accidentally killing one of her co-workers, she discovers that murder ...
Style: psychological, slasher, cynical, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: asthma, workplace, office, vengeance, manipulation, serial killer, psychopath, workplace romance, obsession, goofy hero, protagonist as suspect, evil woman ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, virginia, new york
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New in Town (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lucy Hill is an ambitious up-and-coming executive living in Miami. She loves her shoes, she loves her cars and she loves climbing the corporate ladder. When she is offered a temporary assignment – in the middle of nowhere – to restructure a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: small town, fish out of water, fall in love, opposites attract, love and romance, moral dilemma, factory worker, creativity, social relations, life philosophy, prejudice, winter ...
Time: 21st century
Place: minnesota, california, new jersey, miami, usa
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Drifting Clouds (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, Germany, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tram driver Lauri looses his job. Shortly later, the restaurant where his wife Ilona works as a headwaitress is closed. Too proud, to receive money from the social welfare system, they hardly try to find new jobs. But they are completely unlucky and ...
Style: realistic, touching, sexy, uplifting, thought provoking ...
Plot: unemployment, isolation, working class, waitress, character study, childhood, crime gone awry, mentor, deadpan, runaway, catastrophe, relationships ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, california, europe, finland
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In Good Company (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Dan Foreman is a seasoned advertisement sales executive at a high-ranking publication when a corporate takeover results in him being placed under naive supervisor Carter Duryea, who is half his age. Matters are made worse when Dan's new ...
Style: feel good, realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: workplace, advertising, father daughter relationship, boss, unlikely friendships, father son relationship, business, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, rivalry, new job ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey, los angeles ...
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Falling Down (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: On the day of his daughter's birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so he leaves his car in a traffic jam in Los Angeles and decides to walk. ...
Style: rough, psychological, disturbing, bleak, cerebral ...
Audience: date night, manly
Plot: rage, anger, midlife crisis, violence, obsession, urban decay, police officer, vigilante, alienation, losing-it hero, gang, revenge ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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The Snows of Kilimanjaro (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A union pensioner and his wife are robbed, but find that merely getting the assailants brought to justice is not enough for their consciences.
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, psychological, serious ...
Plot: solidarity, seaport, unemployment, labor union, moral dilemma, working class, stolen money, society, supportive coworker, couples, family relations, robbery ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: marseille, france, tanzania, europe
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The Office (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: workplace, job, office, employer employee relationship, salesman, popularity, workplace problem, office romance, workplace situations, love and romance, promotion, career ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, pennsylvania
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Kabluey (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Leslie is left with few options when her husband is sent back to war in the Middle East. A modest amount of help arrives in the form of his brother, Salman, who is less than prepared to care for the couple's two preadolescent boys. When Leslie ...
Style: surreal, humorous, light, absurd, feel good ...
Plot: life, dark humor, small town, single parent, parenthood, loneliness, workplace, family relations, family life, existentialism, insanity, psychology ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, iraq
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