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The Royal Tenenbaums
  • R
  • 1h 50m
  • 2001
Certified Fresh80%
Common Sense Media Iconage 17+
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Royal Tenenbaum (Gene Hackman) and his wife, Etheline (Anjelica Huston), had three children -- Chas, Margot, and Richie -- and then they separated. Chas (Ben Stiller) started buying real estate in his early teens and seemed to have an almost preternatural understanding of international finance. Margot (Gwyneth Paltrow) was a playwright and received a Braverman Grant of $50,000 in the ninth grade. Richie (Luke Wilson) was a junior champion tennis player and won the U.S. Nationals three years in a row. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of betrayal, failure, and disaster. THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS is a hilarious, touching, and brilliantly stylized study of melancholy and redemption.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Certified Fresh80%
Critics Consensus: The Royal Tenenbaums is a delightful adult comedy with many quirks and a sense of poignancy. Many critics especially praised Hackman's performance.
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Minneapolis Star Tribune
Jeff Strickler
Fresh

The film manages to be both sarcastic and sentimental. As odd as the Tenenbaums are, the family re...

June 25, 2017
New Yorker
Anthony Lane
Fresh

Each character, as ever, is tucked into a shell of his or her obsessions, and yet the filming itse...

June 25, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Quirky extended-family story with dry adult humor.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this movie has very mature material including a graphic and bloody suicide attempt, sexual references and situations (adultery and a possible romance between adopted siblings), and painful issues of betrayal and deception. There are references to a tragic death. An adopted child is made to feel like an outsider. A character has a serious drug abuse problem. Some people may find the light-hearted treatment of these issues offensive and kids will probably miss the dry humor completely.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy
  • Release Date:January 4, 2002
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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