The Darjeeling Limited (2007)



Critic Consensus: With the requisite combination of humor, sorrow and outstanding visuals, The Darjeeling Limited will satisfy Wes Anderson fans.

Movie Info

"The Darjeeling Limited" is an emotional comedy about three brothers re-forging family bonds.The eldest, hopes to reconnect with his two younger siblings by taking them on a train trip across the vibrant and sensual landscape of India.

Rating: R (for language)
Genre: Action & Adventure, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Jason Schwartzman, Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 26, 2008
Box Office: $11.7M
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Critic Reviews for The Darjeeling Limited

All Critics (187) | Top Critics (43)

Wes Anderson transports his arch, pristine, melancholic sensibility to India, where three estranged brothers meet after their father's death and hop a train in a quixotic attempt to heal their spiritual wounds.

Full Review… | March 12, 2014
Top Critic

The film as a whole operates in Mr. Anderson's patented, semi-precious zone of antic and droll. It's not as if the filmmaker has gone off the rails. He's just not solidly on them.

Full Review… | March 12, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Top Critic

Apart from having thus created the first road-picture homework assignment, Anderson isn't breaking new ground here. But he and his actors appear to be having a larkish good time.

Full Review… | October 18, 2008
Top Critic

Wilson shines as the oldest brother of three in perhaps his best performance to date.

Full Review… | March 12, 2014
Film School Rejects

It's very much what I think Anderson intended - a light travelogue of small consequence, with a slight, though sincere and concerned effort to bring a heart back into his films.

Full Review… | March 12, 2014
Toledo Blade

The screenplay does have ambitions to say something about brotherhood and spirituality, but Anderson's sense of style is so strong that sincerity and emotion struggle to be heard.

Full Review… | March 12, 2014
Uncut Magazine [UK]

Audience Reviews for The Darjeeling Limited


I think this may be the most beautifully photographed of all of Anderson's classics. The backdrop of India is amazing and the score featuring the songs of The Kinks is brilliant.

Graham Jones
Graham Jones

Super Reviewer

My favorite Wes Anderson film by virtue of the three brothers' love-hate, instinctive, irrational relationship.

Alice Shen

Super Reviewer


an excellent film, with andersons normally eccentric characters but a warm family dynamic not found as much in royal tenenbaums. a wonderful script but for my only criticism of this film, which is that despite its short running time it seemed to be creating unnecessary space by the end. the three leads were great together.

danny d

Super Reviewer

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