Theatrical release poster Directed by Wes Anderson Produced by Wes Anderson Owen Wilson Barry Mendel Paul Schiff Written by Wes Anderson Owen Wilson Starring Jason Schwartzman Olivia Williams Bill Murray Music by Mark Mothersbaugh Cinematography Robert Yeoman Editing by David Moritz Studio Touchstone Pictures American Empirical Pictures Distributed by Buena Vista Pictures Release date(s) October 9, 1998 Running time 93 minutes Country United States Language English Budget $20 million Box office $17,105,219 Rushmore is a 1998 comedy-drama film directed by Wes Anderson about an eccentric teenager named Max Fischer (Jason Schwartzman), his friendship with rich industrialist Herman Blume (Bill Murray), and their mutual love for elementary school teacher Rosemary Cross (Olivia Williams). The film was co-written by Anderson and Owen Wilson. The soundtrack was scored by regular Anderson collaborator Mark Mothersbaugh and features several songs by bands associated with the British Invasion of the 1960s.
The movie helped launch the careers of both Anderson and Schwartzman, while establishing a "second career" for Murray as a respected actor of independent cinema.
Rushmore won Best Director and Best Supporting Male awards at the 1999 Independent Spirit Awards while Murray earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture.