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The Royal Tenenbaums


Images courtesy of Touchstone Pictures

The Royal Tenenbaums

Wes Anderson, 2001

Wex Drive-In

The Wexner Center brings the big screen outside for Wex Drive-In, our annual series of free, festive, open-air film screenings on the Wexner Center Plaza. All Drive-In movies start at dusk (generally around 9 PM), but you’re invited to come at 8 PM to choose your spot. Pack up a few blankets or lawn chairs, and get ready to enjoy beer from Seventh Son Brewing and wine from our cash bar, pizza from Mikey’s Late Night Slice, plus Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams (with a free scoop for members) and free Pam’s Market Popcorn.

Thu, June 21, 2012 8 PM

Wes Anderson’s modern classic The Royal Tenenbaums kicks off our popular summer outdoor Wex Drive-In series in style!

A true American original, the film has the perfect balance of comedy, drama, and unforgettable characters as it tells the story of an eccentric family’s eventful reunion. Three former child prodigies return home to settle accounts with their estranged father in this comic fairytale with an all-star cast in peak form. Starring Gene Hackman, Anjelica Huston, Ben Stiller, Gwyneth Paltrow, Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson (who cowrote the film), Bill Murray, and Danny Glover. (110 mins., 35mm)

Eats at Wex Drive-In
Stop by Heirloom’s new food cart for delicious treats like freshly grilled sliders, artisan cheese and fruit plates, and fresh hummos with vegetables and housemade pita chips. You can also purchase beverages from our cash bar, and we'll have Pam's Market Popcorn too.

Rain Date
In the event of rain, the film will screen in Mershon Auditorium at 9 PM.

Upcoming Drive-Ins: Sabrina (1954) on July 19 and War of the Worlds (2005) on August 16.