Rushmore

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Quirky '90s comedy has profanity, sex, underage drinking.

R 1998 93 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 16 reviews

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age 16+

Beautiful color and Murray slays...

A well crafted film that has a lot to offer in terms of cinematography and use of color. The framing of shots and the theatrical integration is well, very Wes Anderson, and it's beautiful. Olivia Williams' character gets short shrift as a one-dimensional person that serves as an object of affection and is on the receiving end of multiple manipulations. Murray of course kills it. He is believable, heartbreaking, and spiteful. His pain reverberates in every scene he is in as does his shame and his turmoil.
age 15+

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