Metacritic Movie Ratings
Rushmore Reviews



out of 100

Universal acclaim
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    Murray, meanwhile, turns in a thrillingly knowing, unforced performance--an award-worthy high point in a career that continues, Max Fischer style, to defy the obvious at every turn.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Wilmington

    A true original: a film that stands apart from the crowd, goes its own way and all but dares you not to like it.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA TodaySusan Wloszczyna

    With the astonishingly assured newcomer Jason Schwartzman to bounce off of, Murray has his best comic foil since those feisty rodents in Groundhog Day and Caddyshack. [5 February 1999, Life, p.11E]

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