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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

R  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Drama  |  28 March 2014 (USA)
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The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.

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GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL recounts the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune -- all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent. Written by Fox Searchlight Pictures

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Rated R for language, some sexual content and violence | See all certifications »

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$811,166 (USA) (7 March 2014)

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$59,073,773 (USA) (22 August 2014)
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The film re unites five cast members from The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004); Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Willem Dafoe, Jeff Goldblum and Waris Ahluwalia. See more »

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Zero and Agatha fall through the roof of the Mendl truck after the line snaps, even though the truck isn't directly below them. See more »

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[first lines]
Author: It is an extremely common mistake. People think the writer's imagination is always at work, that he's constantly inventing an endless supply of incidents and episodes; that he simply dreams up his stories out of thin air. In point of fact, the opposite is true. Once the public knows you're a writer, they bring the characters and events to you. And as long as you maintain your ability to look, and to carefully listen, these stories will continue to...
Author's Grandson: [...]
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[lines are centered] Introducing Tony Revolori Zero See more »

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References The Shining (1980) See more »

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s'Rothe-Zäuerli
Written and composed by Ruedi Roth & Werner Roth
Performed by Öse Schuppel
Published by myMusicRights Publishing / Holyschnikee Publishing
Courtesy of PM Music in accordance with Phono-Vertriebs GmbH / Tell Music
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15 January 2015 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Rented on video and nearly switched off. Don't know what the fuss is all about. Didn't like Moonrise Kingdom either. Rubbish. How this type of film wins a Golden Globe confirms either I am completely out of touch or the awards are. Not seen Birdman but put off by the fact it won a Golden Globe. Saw a useless film starring Brad Pitt called Tree of Life or something similar. Waste of money producing. Then again Shakespeare in Love and Ordinary People won Oscars for best movie. Seem to remember Forrest Gump beat Pulp Fiction. Wes Anderson films are not for me. Pretentious drivel. Rather watch Wes Craven and that's saying something.


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