Lists: Comedy, Drama, Coming of age, Independent Film Award Nominees - BIFA

Brief Synopsis: "Max Fischer, a precocious and eccentric 15 year-old, who is both Rushmore's most extracurricular and least scholarly student; Herman Blume, a disillusioned industrialist who comes to admire Max; and Rosemary Cross, a widowed first grade teacher who becomes the object of both Max's and Herman's affection."

Overall Ranking: 226 (Rank from 1998: # 4)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 61.54%
Regular 38.46%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
J Patterson100
Patrick Devitt100
Rob from GuysFilmQuest98Comedy: 8
Sex Appeal: 2
Scary: 1
Rewatch: 9
Benjamin Wilkins95
Lisa Marie Bowman95(full review)
Dan O'Neill90(full review)
James Patrick88
Sir M Hayes XIV85 - love this movie. Its like Wes has his own little universe, like Kevin Smith or tarantino where people don't quite talk or act like the people you know, and every film is distinctive.
Warning Sign80(full review)
David Baruffi80(full review)
Thomas Pollock80
Carrie B80
Bryan Lienesch67 - Typical Wes Anderson.
Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 5
Scary: 3
Rewatch: 3

People Involved

  • Jason Schwartzman (Max Fischer)
  • Bill Murray (Herman Blume)
  • Olivia Williams (Rosemary Cross)
  • Seymour Cassel (Bert Fischer)
  • Brian Cox (Dr. Nelson Guggenheim)
  • Mason Gamble (Dirk Calloway)
  • Connie Nielsen (Mrs. Calloway)
  • Luke Wilson (Dr. Peter Flynn)
  • Andrew Wilson (Coach Beck)
  • Stephen McCole (Magnus Buchan)
  • Wes Anderson (Director)

  • Included in Achievement Trios...

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