The Darjeeling Limited
The Darjeeling Limited (2007)

"The Darjeeling Limited" is an emotional comedy about three brothers re-forging family bonds.The eldest, hopes to reconnect with his two younger siblings by taking them on a train trip across the vibrant and sensual landscape of… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 26, 2008
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Critic Score: 68% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: With the requisite combination of humor, sorrow and outstanding visuals, The Darjeeling Limited will satisfy Wes Anderson fans.

David Ansen
Newsweek

Wes Anderson transports his arch, pristine, melancholic sensibility to India, where three estranged brothers meet after their father's death and hop a train in a quixotic attempt to heal their spiritual wounds.

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Dave Calhoun
Time Out

For all Anderson's pleasing, refreshing auteur tendencies, the overwhelming feeling delivered by 'The Darjeeling Limited' is of frustration, déjŕ vu and little progression.

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Josh Radde
Film School Rejects

Wilson shines as the oldest brother of three in perhaps his best performance to date.

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Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal

The film as a whole operates in Mr. Anderson's patented, semi-precious zone of antic and droll. It's not as if the filmmaker has gone off the rails. He's just not solidly on them.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

There's never a moment when you're not conscious of the movie's artifice -- its set design is part of its entertainment -- but the experience isn't exactly off-putting, either.

Christopher Borrelli
Toledo Blade

It's very much what I think Anderson intended - a light travelogue of small consequence, with a slight, though sincere and concerned effort to bring a heart back into his films.

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Bob Mondello
NPR.org

Apart from having thus created the first road-picture homework assignment, Anderson isn't breaking new ground here. But he and his actors appear to be having a larkish good time.

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Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle

It's an affected film about disaffected people, and no cast in the world could save it.

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Alastair McKay
Uncut Magazine [UK]

The screenplay does have ambitions to say something about brotherhood and spirituality, but Anderson's sense of style is so strong that sincerity and emotion struggle to be heard.

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Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Graham Jones
I think this may be the most beautifully photographed of all of Anderson's classics. The backdrop of India is amazing and the score featuring the songs of… More
Kase Vollebregt
Wes Anderson's 'Darjeeling Limited' is the brilliant director's most mature film, but that is not synonymous with his best. I did not find… More
Alice Shen
My favorite Wes Anderson film by virtue of the three brothers' love-hate, instinctive, irrational relationship.
Tyler Christian
Most likely Wes Anderson's most underrated film. A terrific acting trio along with the classic Anderson brand of humor and the most stunning visuals and… More
danny d
an excellent film, with andersons normally eccentric characters but a warm family dynamic not found as much in royal tenenbaums. a wonderful script but for my… More
Tim Salmons
I have to confess here and admit that I love Wes Anderson's work and The Darjeeling Limited is no exception. I see it as sort of a generation movie in… More

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