R | | Drama, Sci-Fi
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.
The building which houses the scientific conference at the beginning of the movie is actually the Aga Khan Museum, located in Toronto, Canada
Dr. Andreas Jacobsen:
Dr. Jorgen Asbjørnsen: We have it... Andreas, we have it... It works!
Though we don't see it after the fact, if we infer that the first successfully downsized mouse was in great condition (evidenced by the doctor's excitement) then its hairs shrunk proportionately and the human volunteers wouldn't require shaving.
The first half of the end credits feature the camera zooming out from the chest outward of Leonardo da Vinci's famous drawing Vitruvian Man.
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$4,954,287 (USA) (24 December 2017)
$24,449,754 (USA) (1 February 2018)