The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)

R   |    |  Comedy, Drama

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The eccentric members of a dysfunctional family reluctantly gather under the same roof for various reasons.

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  • Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson at an event for The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
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23 May 2003 | dorkrock
Easily one of the best films of recent years.
Wes Anderson's previous two films, Bottle Rocket and Rushmore, while both enjoyable, are overshadowed by The Royal Tenenbaums. The Royal Tenenbaums is a richly textured, layered film that yields something new upon each viewing. Every character is intriguing. The film's dialogue is amazing, and illustrates the fact that Wes Anderson and Owen Wilson (who co-wrote the film) have a deep-seeded understanding of basic human nature and a flare for subtle humor. The cast is stellar, and the performances are arguably these actors' best. After watching it so many times, it's hard for me to accept that Ben Stiller isn't really Chas Tenenbaum, and that Gene Hackman isn't actually Royal. The Royal Tenenbaums is a must-see.

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Comedy | Drama

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