Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, The

Lists: Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Brief Synopsis: "Wes Anderson’s incisive quirky comedy build up stars complex characters like in ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’ with Bill Murray on in the leading role. An ocean adventure documentary film maker Zissou is put in all imaginable life situations and a tough life crisis as he attempts to make a new film about capturing the creature that caused him pain."

Overall Ranking: 848 (Rank from 2004: # 19)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 55.56%
Regular 22.22%
Half-Popped 22.22%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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James Patrick100
Benjamin Wilkins92
Patrick Devitt90
3Guys Adam85(full review)
That Movie Guy Dion Wyn Hughes85(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest83
Dan O'Neill75(full review)
David Baruffi61

People Involved

  • Bill Murray (Steve Zissou)
  • Anjelica Huston (Eleanor Zissou)
  • Cate Blanchett (Jane Winslett-Richardson)
  • Willem Dafoe (Klaus Daimler)
  • Owen Wilson (Ned Plimpton)
  • Jeff Goldblum (Alistair Hennessey)
  • Michael Gambon (Oseary Drakoulias)
  • Noah Taylor (Vladimir Wolodarsky)
  • Bud Cort (Bill Ubell)
  • Seu Jorge (Pelé dos Santos)
  • Matthew Gray Gubler (Intern 1)
  • Antonio Monda (Festival Director)
  • Isabella Blow (Antonia Cook)
  • Seymour Cassel (Esteban)
  • Rob Cohen (Anne-Marie Sakowitz)
  • Wes Anderson (Director)