1998 ****1/2 93 mins.
After the incredible debut he made for himself with Bottle Rocket, Wes Anderson struck comedic gold with this film about a tenth grade student at Rushmore Academy and his crush on a first grade teacher. It's hilarious from beginning to end, and filled with great music.
Original theatrical aspect ratio: 2.35:1 (Panavision)
Rated R for language and brief nudity.
Wes Anderson & Owen Wilson