Tie 1. Rushmore / Tenenbaums
3. Life Aquatic
4. Moonrise Kingdom
5. Mr. Fox
6. Bottle Rocket
Distant 7th: Darjeeling

Erik, it's simply inexcusable to have Rushmore that low. Explain yourself.
1. Rushmore
2. The Fantastic Mr. Fox
3. The Royal Tenenbaums
4. The Life Aquatic
5. Bottle Rocket
6. Moonrise Kingdom
7. The Darjeeling Limited
My list is identical to Colin's. That is the correct list and his question demands an answer.
(if pressed, i might put Rushmore on top due to the number of times in my life i've said "O.R. THEY???")
I wish i could be you guys for just a few minutes, so that i could experience what it feels like to be so blatantly wrong...

1. The Darjeeling Limited
2. The Life Aquatic
3. Rushmore
4. The Royal Tenenbaums
5. The Fantastic Mr. Fox
6. Bottle Rocket

(haven't seen Moorise Kingdom yet...)
Why so little (relative) love for Moonrise Kingdom?
Harvey Fucking Keitel!!!
My list is Dirk's list, but with Fantastic Mr. Fox at #1, and everything else bumped down one spot.
@bd, it's not that Moonrise is bad (I've watched it at least 5 times already), it's just up against truly amazing competition.

My only problem with Moonrise is how it starts making fun of itself toward the climax. Other than that, it's really, really good.

@Alison, my original post was Rushmore at 1 by itself, and I edited Tenenbaums into the tie.
Ugh, I cannot believe how many of you people think that Life Aquatic is anything other than a heinous war crime. That shit is stank. Also, Darjeeling Limited is crap too. He's made two good movies; Bottle Rocket and Fantastic Mr Fox.

This is the problem with the auteur theory, if the auteur only has two tools in their box; it gets boring right quick.
I'm more curious than I should be as to why Rushmore ranks so low on Erik's list. I'm also curious as to what version of Life Aquatic all you saw that allows it to outrank Rushmore???
Rushmore that low? And that close to DL?

1. The Royal Tenenbaums
2. Rushmore
3. Bottle Rocket

Doesn't matter after this. Might as well be a three way tie.
YOU'RE BOTH RIGHT. Except, idk, Rushmore isn't my all-time favorite. I need to marathon them all again one day so I can be sure though. I've still never seen Bottle Rocket.
My list is identical to Drunk & White's, exactly. Wow, I really like ALL these movies.
(IOW, I'm white and privileged and enjoy my delicate little stories.)
"You and me both," he said, carefully cradling the brandy snifter in his left hand while fervently clicking more internet porn with his right.
1. The Life Aquatic
2. The Royal Tenenbaums
3. Rushmore
4. Bottle Rocket
5. The Darjeeling Limited
6. The Fantastic Mr. Fox

Haven't seen Moonrise Kingdom yet..
1. The Royal Tenenbaums
2. Moonrise Kingdom
3. Bottle Rocket
4. The Life Aquatic
5. Rushmore
6. The Fantastic Mr. Fox
7. The Darjeeling Limited

Now, I know this goes against most Wes Anderson diehards as "Rushmore" is often viewed as his magnum opus but whatever...
Just unearthed another Erik list.

Francis Ford Coppola's movies, ranked.

1. Godfather 3
2. Tucker
33. The Conversation
34. Godfather 2
(Godfather 1 came in at #27, just behind Apocalypse Now)
1. The Undiscovered Country
2. The Voyage Home
3. The Wrath of...

... oh, hell... wait a second... we're not doing that one, are we?
1. Tremors 2: Aftershocks
2. Tremors
3. Tremors: The Lost Monsters
4. Tremors 3: Back to Perfection
5. Tremors: The Series
6. Tremors 4: The Legend Begins
1. Rushmore/Moonrise Kingdom tie
3. Life Aquatic
4. Bottle Rocket
5. The Fantastic Mr. Fox
6. Royal Tenenbaums
6.5 That short before Darjeeling Limited with Natalie Portman
6.9 That credit card commercial
7. The Darjeeling Limited
1. Rushmore
2. The Royal Tenenbaums
3. Bottle Rocket
4. Moonrise Kingdom
5. The short with Natalie Portman's ass
6. The Darjeeling Limited
7. The Life Aquatic

I never could get into the Life Aquatic, I even thought Darjeeling was better, it's the one Wes Anderson film I just never enjoyed that much.
1. Rushmore
2. The extras on Rushmore's DVD.
3. Bottle Rocket

I haven't seen FMF or 'Moonrise...' yet, but the rest of those range from not-very-good to fucking-hell-awful. What the hell makes people like 'Royal Tenenbaums' so much?
The Darjeeling limited was a tired turd about stupid rich people acting like assholes and served no purpose other than a clandestine advertisement for overpriced boring Louis Vutton luggage.
I really enjoyed The Royal Tennenbaums and The Life Aquatic. The only other Anderson film I have seen is Darjeeling limited and I would agree with JRRTrolkien"s point, honestly it even marginally pissed me off
1. Rushmore
2. The Tenenbaums
3. Fantastic Mr. Fox
4. Bottle Rocket
5. Life Aquatic
6. The Darjeeling Limited
7. Moonrise Kingdom
Really surprised at the love for Life Aquatic. Has its moments, but easily my least favorite of his movies. I also think Darjeeling Limited is probably the most contrived (that scene in the end where the brothers LITERALLY get rid of their baggage?!).

Royal Tenenbaums
Fantastic Mister Fox
Moonrise Kingdom
Bottle Rocket
TrollJr, have you not seen the rest? They are all about rich white people (and foxes) behaving badly.
Everyone's love for Rushmore makes me simultaneously wonder what drugs you were on that I missed while watching and feel tragically unhip. Did I run out of PBR too soon?

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