Director Wes Anderson (1969)

Wes Anderson
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The French Dispatch
The French Dispatch

Director: Wes Anderson
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
Benicio Del Toro
Benicio del Toro
Adrien Brody
Adrien Brody
Alex Lawther
Alex Lawther
Arthur Howitzer Jr., the editor of the newspaper The French Dispatch, dies suddenly of a heart attack. According to the wishes expressed in his will, publication of the newspaper is immediately suspended following one final farewell issue, in which three articles from past editions of the paper are republished, along with an obituary. The Cycling Reporter. Herbsaint Sazerac delivers a cycling tour of the town of Ennui, demonstrating several key areas such as the arcade, Le Sans Blague café and a pick-pocket’s alleyway. He compares the past and the present of each place, demonstrating how much has changed and yet how ...
7.2
Animation
Isle of Dogs
Isle of Dogs

Director: Wes Anderson
Genre: Adventure (Animation)
Cast:
Bryan Cranston
Bryan Cranston
Bill Murray
Bill Murray
Bob Balaban
Bob Balaban
Twenty years in the future, an outbreak of canine influenza spreads throughout Japan including the (fictitious) city of Megasaki with the risk of becoming contagious to humans. The city’s authoritarian mayor, Kenji Kobayashi, ratifies an official decree banishing all dogs to Trash Island, which is immediately approved despite the insistence of Professor Watanabe, the mayor’s political opponent, who states he is close to creating a cure. The first deported canine is a white and black-spotted dog named Spots Kobayashi, who served as the bodyguard dog of 12-year-old orphan Atari Kobayashi, the mayor’s distant nephew and ward. In this universe, dogs can apparently ...
The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Grand Budapest Hotel

Director: Wes Anderson
Genre: Adventure (Movies)
Cast:
Ralph Fiennes
Ralph Fiennes
Adrien Brody
Adrien Brody
Bill Murray
Bill Murray
In a cemetery in the nation of Zubrowka, a young girl visits the shrine of a renowned writer, known simply as “Author”, reading his most-cherished book: The Grand Budapest Hotel. Written in 1985, it examines his 1968 stay at the once-grand, then-drab hotel. There, he meets its owner, Zero Moustafa, who at dinner tells his rags to riches story. In 1932, Zero is the newly hired lobby boy at the prestigious Grand Budapest Hotel. Monsieur Gustave H., the hotel’s fastidious concierge, seduces old, wealthy clients, including the 84-year-old dowager Madame D., with whom he has had a nearly two-decade affair. She mysteriously dies a month after her last hotel visit. Gustave ...
Castello Cavalcanti
Castello Cavalcanti

Director: Wes Anderson
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
Jason Schwartzman
Jason Schwartzman
Giada Colagrande
Giada Colagrande
In a quiet Italian village in 1955, American Formula One driver Jed Cavalcanti (Jason Schwartzman), who is struggling in last place in a race through the countryside, crashes his car in the middle of the public square. Irritated with his situation, he abandons his car, blames the malfunctions on his brother-in-law (who is also his mechanic), and waits for the next bus out of town, which is set to arrive in 20 minutes. However, after sharing a drink with the villagers, he discovers that he is in his ancestral homeland, “Castello Cavalcanti”, and that several members of his company are his “ancestors”. After a ...
7.2
Moonrise Kingdom
Moonrise Kingdom

Director: Wes Anderson
Genre: Adventure (Movies)
Cast:
Jared Gilman
Jared Gilman
Bill Murray
Bill Murray
Bob Balaban
Bob Balaban
On the New England island of New Penzance, 12-year-old orphan Sam Shakusky is attending Camp Ivanhoe, a Khaki Scout summer camp led by Scout Master Randy Ward. Suzy Bishop, also 12, lives on the island with her parents Walt and Laura, both attorneys, and her three younger brothers in a house called Summer’s End. Sam and Suzy, both introverted, intelligent, and mature for their age, meet in the summer of 1965 during a church performance of Noye’s Fludde and become pen pals. The relationship becomes romantic over the course of their correspondence, and they make a secret pact to reunite and run away together. In September 1965, they execute their plan. Sam escapes from Camp ...
Fantastic Mr. Fox
Fantastic Mr. Fox

Director: Wes Anderson
Genre: Adventure (Animation)
Cast:
George Clooney
George Clooney
Bill Murray
Bill Murray
Jason Schwartzman
Jason Schwartzman
While raiding Berk’s Squab Farm, Mr. Fox triggers a fox trap caging himself along with his wife Felicity. Felicity reveals to her husband that she is pregnant and pleads with him to find a safer job if they escape, and he agrees. Two human years (12 fox years) later, the Foxes and their son Ash are living in a hole. Mr. Fox, now a newspaper columnist, moves the family into a better home inside a tree, ignoring the warnings of his lawyer, about how dangerous the area is for foxes due to its proximity to facilities run by three feared farmers: Boggis (a chicken farmer), Bunce (a duck and goose farmer) and Bean (a turkey and apple farmer). Soon ...
The Darjeeling Limited
The Darjeeling Limited

Director: Wes Anderson
Genre: Adventure (Movies)
Cast:
Owen Wilson
Owen Wilson
Adrien Brody
Adrien Brody
Amara Karan
Amara Karan
A businessman in India fails to catch his train—called “The Darjeeling Limited”—as it pulls out of a station; he is beaten to it by a younger man, Peter Whitman. Peter reunites with brothers Francis and Jack on board, the three having not seen each other since their father’s funeral a year earlier. Francis, the oldest, has recently survived a near-fatal motorcycle accident (leaving his face and head covered in bandages), and thus wishes to reconcile with his brothers on a journey of spiritual self-discovery. He is also covertly searching for their mother, whom the brothers have not seen in many years. With the help of his assistant Brendan, Francis draws up a strict ...
Hotel Chevalier
Hotel Chevalier

Director: Wes Anderson
Genre: Romance (Movies)
Cast:
Jason Schwartzman
Jason Schwartzman
Natalie Portman
Natalie Portman
Hotel Chevalier is an American-French short film written and directed by Wes Anderson and released in 2007. Starring Jason Schwartzman and Natalie Portman as former lovers who reunite in a Paris hotel room, the 13-minute film acts as a prologue to Anderson’s 2007 feature The Darjeeling Limited. It was shot on location in a Parisian hotel by a small crew and self-financed by Anderson, who initially intended it to be a stand-alone work. In a hotel lobby, the concierge answers a phone call ...
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

Director: Wes Anderson
Genre: Adventure (Movies)
Cast:
Bill Murray
Bill Murray
Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
Bud Cort
Bud Cort
While oceanographer Steve Zissou is working on his latest documentary at sea, his best friend and chief diver, Esteban du Plantier, is devoured by a 10-meter-long, luminescently spotted creature Zissou describes as a “jaguar shark”. For his next project, Zissou is determined to document the shark’s destruction. The crew aboard Zissou’s aging research vessel Belafonte includes his estranged wife Eleanor, chief strategist and financial backer; Pelé dos Santos, a safety expert and Brazilian guitarist who sings David Bowie songs in Portuguese; and Klaus Daimler, the German first mate who views Zissou and Esteban as father figures.
The Royal Tenenbaums
The Royal Tenenbaums

Director: Wes Anderson
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
Gene Hackman
Gene Hackman
Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
Anjelica Huston
Anjelica Huston
Royal Tenenbaum explains to his three adolescent children, Chas, Margot, and Richie, that he and his wife, Etheline, are separating. Each of the children achieved great success at a young age. Chas is a math and business genius, from whom Royal steals money. Margot, who was adopted, was awarded a grant for a play that she wrote in the ninth grade. Richie is a tennis prodigy and artist who expresses his love for Margot through paintings. Royal regularly takes Richie on outings without the other children. Eli Cash is the Tenenbaums’ neighbor and Richie’s best friend. Twenty-two years later, Royal is kicked out of the hotel where he has ...
7.6
Movies
Rushmore
Rushmore

Director: Wes Anderson
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
Jason Schwartzman
Jason Schwartzman
Bill Murray
Bill Murray
Brian Cox
Brian Cox
Max Fischer is an eccentric, 15-year old scholarship student at the prestigious Rushmore Academy in Houston. Although he participates extensively in extracurricular activities, he struggles academically. The school’s headmaster, Dr. Guggenheim, warns Max that if he continues to struggle with his grades, he will be expelled. At a school assembly, Max meets Herman Blume, a disillusioned parent and businessman who despises his children. Herman befriends Max and takes him under his wing. Upon reading a written message left in a book he read in the library, Max tracks down the book’s previous borrower, Rosemary Cross, a widowed first-grade teacher at Rushmore, and soon develops ...
7.7
Bottle Rocket
Bottle Rocket

Director: Wes Anderson
Genre: Comedy (Movies)
Cast:
Luke Wilson
Luke Wilson
Andrew Wilson
Andrew Wilson
James Caan
James Caan
In Arizona, Dignan “rescues” his friend Anthony from a voluntary psychiatric unit, where he has been staying for self-described exhaustion. Dignan has an elaborate escape plan and has developed a 75-year plan that he shows to Anthony. The plan is to pull off several heists, and then meet up with a Mr. Henry, a landscaper and part-time criminal known to Dignan. As a practice heist, the two friends break into Anthony’s family’s house, stealing specific items from a previously agreed upon list. Afterward, critiquing the heist, Dignan reveals that he took a pair of earrings not specified on the list. This upsets Anthony, as he had purchased the earrings for his ...
7.0