About

Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children and then they separated. All three children are extraordinary --- all geniuses. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of betrayal, failure, and disaster. Most of this was generally considered to be their father's fault. "The Royal Tenenbaums" is the story of the family's sudden,...

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Directed by

Wes Anderson

Written by

Wes Anderson (Writer)
Owen Wilson (Writer)

Runtime

110 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Family Isn't A Word ... It's A Sentence.

Cast

Keywords

dysfunctional family cigarette smoking child prodigy terminal illness family conflict forgiveness

Photos

Lists

#574 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#46 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#159 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

#68 on The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films BBC

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen Wes Anderson Owen Wilson