Rushmore Synopsis
A teenager (Jason Schwartzman) and a jaded tycoon (Bill Murray) vie for a teacher's affections.
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Anderson fulfills the promise of his inventive "Bottle Rocket" with this quirky, often hilarious comedy, and Murray gives his most...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
One of the freshest, richest, most original films to come out of Hollywood in a very long time.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
With its dry, throwaway humor and constant stream of chuckles, it creates its own category of stealth comedy.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Murray, meanwhile, turns in a thrillingly knowing, unforced performance--an award-worthy high point in a career that continues, Max Fischer...
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Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
It's the funniest, saddest performance of the year in a film of uncompromising wit and heart.
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San Francisco Examiner

By G. Allen Johnson
A weird, wonderful and funny work that stands as a true original. As if that weren't enough, director and co-writer Anderson has given Bill...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
One of the most original, good-hearted comedies in a long time, Rushmore is the sort of movie where the strangest sequences of discords...
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
A true original: a film that stands apart from the crowd, goes its own way and all but dares you not to like it.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
One of the great things about this unpredictable, exhilaratingly goofy fable is how it shows that even the clueless - and the tragically...
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USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
With the astonishingly assured newcomer Jason Schwartzman to bounce off of, Murray has his best comic foil since those feisty rodents in...
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CLASSIC ANDERSON!WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

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By izzo0628
Absolutely amazing. My favorite comedy of all time. Max is absolutely hilarious. Brilliant movie, there aren't enough good things I can say about it. Bill Murray expels another tremendous...

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In case you weren't familiar with any Wes Anderson films, this is one i might refer to you. One of the best in his collection, a comedy-drama about a young boy named Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman)...

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Rated R | For Brief Nudity and Language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Probably of more interest to adults than to teens.
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