RUSHMORE is the story of a gifted, rebellious teenager named Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman), a 10th grader at elite Rushmore Academy. Editor of the school newspaper, captain or president of innumerable clubs and societies, Max is also one of the worst students in the school, and the threat of expulsion hangs permanently over his head. Max's world is rocked when he falls for elegant 1st grade teacher Miss Cross (Olivia Williams) and he plans to erect an aquarium in her honor -- then finds himself competing for her affections with his friend, steel tycoon Mr. Blume (Bill Murray), the wealthy father of two of his classmates.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
115 Ratings
115 Ratings

89% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 8.1/10
  • Fresh 91
  • Rotten 11

Critics Consensus: This cult favorite is a quirky coming of age story, with fine, off-kilter performances from Jason Schwartzman and Bill Murray.

16+ COMMON SENSE

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

Information

Studio
Touchstone Pictures
Genre
Comedy
Released
Copyright
© 1999 Touchstone Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (United States) (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
Spanish (Subtitles, Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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