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The Royal Tenenbaums

2001 Drama, Comedy


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 generall...

Directed by

Wes Anderson

Written by

Wes Anderson (Writer)
Owen Wilson (Writer)


108 minutes


United States of America




Gene Hackman
as Royal Tenenbaum
Anjelica Huston
as Etheline Tenenbaum
Ben Stiller
as Chas Tenenbaum
Gwyneth Paltrow
as Margot Tenenbaum
Luke Wilson
as Richie Tenenbaum
Owen Wilson
as Eli Cash
Bill Murray
as Raleigh St. Clair
Danny Glover
as Henry Sherman


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


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