Date created: April 2010
Release date 2001
Duration 110 min
Producer(s) Wes Anderson, Barry Mendel, Scott Rudin...more
Director(s) Wes Anderson...more
Writer(s) Wes Anderson, Owen Wilson...more
Cast Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Ben Stiller...more
This is the sleeping bag we took to the museum, isn't it?
Why'd you do it? Because of me?
Yeah, but it's not your fault.
You're not going to do it again, are you?
I doubt it. [Margot starts to cry]
[last lines] [the family is gathered at the cemetery]
Among the few possessions he left to his heirs was a set of Encyclopedia Britannica in storage at the Lindbergh Palace Hotel under the names Ari and Uzi Tenenbaum. No-one spoke at the funeral, and Father Petersen's leg had not yet mended, but it was agreed among them that Royal would have found the event to be most satisfactory. [Chas nods to his sons]
Fire! [Ari and Uzi fire their rifles into the air]
Fire! [they fire again]
[after he faked a terminal illness, took residence in the house under false pretenses, tried to instigate a fight with his estranged wife's fiancé, generally lied to his family and was then found out] I know I'm going to be the bad guy here.
[Eli is on drugs while being interviewed on television] Now, your previous novel...
Not a success. Why?
Well... wildcat was written in a kind of obselete vernacular... [long pause]
... wildcat... wild... cat... [he stares into space]
... pow... wildcat... I'm going to go.
[after reading a private investigator's research on Margot background, which includes being adopted, a previous marriage, several one-night stands with other men, and a lesbian affair] So, she smokes.