• The Royal Tenenbaums (2001) Rating & Reviews

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  • Absurdist, but also condescending and self-infatuated; The Royal Tenenbaums is at least three times too clever for its own good.

  • Along with his writing partner, actor Owen Wilson, who also plays (hilariously) a supporting role in the film, Anderson reveals himself to be a highly original comic talent, impressive both for his strongly controlled deadpan style and for providing a sense of emotional heft lacking in most mainstream film comedies. show more

  • A devastatingly funny portrait of a wildly dysfunctional clan, Wes Anderson's The Royal Tenenbaums is a movie about how people never really mature in ways that matter. show more

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