R | | Comedy, Drama
The eccentric members of a dysfunctional family reluctantly gather under the same roof for various reasons.
The original hawk used to play Mordecai was kidnapped during shooting and held for ransom. Production could not wait for him to be returned. The bird that appears later in the movie has more white feathers because it's a different bird.
Royal Tenenbaum bought the house on Archer Avenue in the winter of his 35th year. Over the next decade, he and his wife had three children, and then they separated.
During the tent scene, a The Rolling Stones record is playing. The two songs played consecutively are "She Smiled Sweetly" and "Ruby Tuesday". It is clear that no tracks are skipped. Although both songs are on the Rolling Stones' album "Between the Buttons", these songs have never appeared consecutively on any Stones' release.
The film title first appears on a library book being checked out, then several of the books are seen, and finally the book cover becomes a title card.
$276,981 (USA) (16 December 2001)