Wes Anderson’s incisive quirky comedy build up stars complex characters like in ‘The Royal Tenenbaums’ with Bill Murray on in the leading role. An ocean adventure documentary film maker Zissou is put in all imaginable life situations and a tough life crisis as he attempts to make a new film about capturing the creature that caused him pain.

  1. Wes Anderson

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Noah Baumbach


Top Billed Cast

  1. Bill Murray

    Bill Murray

    Steve Zissou

  2. Anjelica Huston

    Anjelica Huston

    Eleanor Zissou

  3. Cate Blanchett

    Cate Blanchett

    Jane Winslett-Richardson

  4. Willem Dafoe

    Willem Dafoe

    Klaus Daimler

  5. Owen Wilson

    Owen Wilson

    Ned Plimpton

Full Cast & Crew

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou



Status Released

Release Information

  • December 10, 2004


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 59m

Budget $50,000,000.00

Revenue $34,808,403.00

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