The Grand Budapest Hotel
The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

THE 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… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: June 17, 2014
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Critic Score: 92% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Typically stylish but deceptively thoughtful, The Grand Budapest Hotel finds Wes Anderson once again using ornate visual environments to explore deeply emotional ideas.

Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

The movie is a flume ride through the imagination of one of the most creative minds making movies today, and the pleasure curls your toes. Also, be ready to crave some macaroons.

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Alex Pappademas
Grantland

In its own silly, artificial way, it's the first Anderson film to acknowledge the existence of a world outside its own little toy box and to ground its characters' nostalgia in something resembling actual historical reality.

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Bill Clark
FromTheBalcony

A joy and sight to behold from beginning to end, The Grand Budapest Hotel is pure filmmaking delight. It's one of 2014's best.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

"Budapest" is pretty much an old-fashioned screwball comedy garishly dressed. It's goofy, eccentric and often downright silly. There are many scenes that would have worked in a "Three Stooges" movie.

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Christopher Orr
The Atlantic

The comedy in The Grand Budapest Hotel is among the broadest yet undertaken by Anderson. But amid the frenzied hubbub, there are intimations of a darker, sadder history unfolding.

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Martin Roberts
Fan The Fire

The Grand Budapest Hotel is funny and offbeat, zips along at a pleasing pace, and in M. Gustave has a truly memorable leading character.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

After feeding on this sweet buffet, sated cinephiles will want to call the front desk to extend their stay.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

If a movie can be elegantly zany, this wholly imaginative, assured fable of a legendary concierge Gustave H. (Ralph Fiennes), his protégé Zero (Tony Revolori) and the murder of a countess, is it.

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Graham Young
Birmingham Mail

What is remarkable is that instead of overcooking this film, the big names add value to a remarkably inventive and wholeheartedly fun, cinema-going experience.

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Flixster Audience Score: 86% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
A quirky little tale that was inspired by the writings of Austrian novelist Stefan Zweig. I have never heard of this guy and I don't know of his work (as… More
Everett Johnson
I probably shouldn't write a review on this, but I will anyway. I watched this on blu ray, and after about 15 minutes started to lose interest and spent… More
Michael S
Every so often we are treated to a brand new film from Director Wes Anderson. He's that rare gem of a filmmaker whose grasp on a singular vision seems not… More
Al S
An absolute blast. Director, Wes Anderson's best movie in years, once again he dives us into a enjoyable, imaginative and stylistic world and has us… More
Matt Goodman
Definitely in my top ten.
Pierluigi Puccini
Rambunctious and charming. An epic feast for the senses with a tender and humane core. Ralph Fiennes is simply brilliant.