Jason Schwartzman


Jason Francesco Schwartzman (born June 26, 1980) is an American actor screenwriter, film producer, and musician. His parents are late producer John Schwartzman and actress Talia Shire, sister of Academy Award winning filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola, and his cousins include Academy Award winning actor Nicolas Cage, filmmakers Sofia Coppola and Roman Coppola. Filmmaker Gia Coppola is the daughter of his late cousin, Gian-Carlo Coppola.

He is known for his frequent collaborations with Wes Anderson, such as Rushmore (1998), with Bill Murray; The Darjeeling Limited (2007), with Owen Wilson and Adrien Brody; the stop motion animated film, Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009), with the voices of George Clooney and Meryl Streep; Moonrise Kingdom (2012), with Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Murray, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, Bob Balaban, and Harvey Keitel; The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), with Ralph Fiennes, Tony Revlori, F. Murray Abraham, Jeff Goldblum, Willem Dafoe, and Saorise Ronan; and collaborating on the story to the stop motion animated film Isle of Dogs (2018).

His other notable films include Spun (2002), with John Leguizamo; Simone (2002), with Al Pacino, Catherine Keener, and Winona Ryder; David O. Russell‘s I Heart Huckabees (2004), with Dustin Hoffman, Lily Tomlin, Jude Law, Mark Wahlberg, Namoi Watts, and Isabelle Huppert; Shopgirl (2005), with Claire Danes and Steve Martin; Marie Antoinette (2006), with Kirsten Dunst; Judd Apatow’s Funny People (2009), with Adam Sandler, Seth Rogan, and Leslie Mann; Edgar Wright‘s Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), with Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and Chris Evans; Saving Mr. Banks (2013) with Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson, Paul Giamatti, and Colin Farrell; Tim Burton‘s Big Eyes (2014, with Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Danny Huston, Jon Polito, Kristen Ritter, and Terrence Stamp; and the animated Christmas film Klaus (2019), with the voices of J.K. Simmons, Rashida Jones, Will Sasso, Norm MacDonald, and Joan Cusack.

Each review will be linked to the title below.

(*seen originally in theaters)

(**seen rereleased in theaters)

  • Rushmore (1998) – directed by Wes Anderson
  • Odessa or Bust (2001) – directed by Brian Herskowitz
  • CQ (2001) – directed by Roman Coppola
  • Slackers (2002) – directed by Dewey Nicks
  • Spun (2002) – directed by Jonas Åkerlund
  • S1m0ne (2002) – directed by Andrew Niccol – aka Simone
  • I ♥ Huckabees (2004) – directed by David O. Russell – aka I Heart Huckabees
  • The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005) – directed by Garth Jennings – uncredited
  • Bewitched (2005) – directed by Nora Ephron
  • Shopgirl (2005) – directed by Anand Tucker
  • Marie Antoinette (2006) – directed by Sofia Coppola
  • Hotel Chevalier (2007) – directed by Wes Anderson – short
  • The Darjeeling Limited (2007) – directed by Wes Anderson – also co-writer with Anderson & Roman Coppola
  • Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007) – directed by Jake Kasdan – uncredited
  • Funny People (2009)* – directed by Judd Apatow
  • The Marc Pease Experience (2009) – directed by Todd Louiso
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009)* – directed by Wes Anderson
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)* – directed by Edgar Wright
  • Fight For Your Right Revisited (2011) – directed by Adam Yauch – short
  • Moonrise Kingdom (2012)* – directed by Wes Anderson
  • Cousin Ben Troop Screening with Jason Schwartzman (2012) – directed by Wes Anderson – short
  • A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III (2012) – directed by Roman Coppola
  • Star Wars Cantina Karaoke (2013) – directed by Paul Bonanno
  • Castello Cavalcanti (2013) – directed by Wes Anderson – short
  • Saving Mr. Banks (2013) – directed by John Lee Hancock
  • Listen Up Philip (2014) – directed by Alex Ross Perry
  • The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)* – directed by Wes Anderson
  • Big Eyes (2014) – directed by Tim Burton
  • The Overnight (2015) – directed by Patrick Brice
  • 7 Chinese Brothers (2015) – directed by Bob Byington
  • A Very Murray Christmas (2015) – directed by Sofia Coppola – Netflix special
  • Dreamland (2016) – directed by Robert Schwartzman
  • My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea (2016) – directed by Dash Shaw
  • The Polka King (2017) – directed by Maya Forbes
  • Golden Exits (2017) – directed by Alex Ross Perry
  • Isle of Dogs (2018)* – directed by Wes Anderson – co-story only, with Anderson, Roman Coppola, and Kunichi Nomura
  • Wine Country (2019) – directed by Amy Poehler
  • Between Two Ferns: The Movie (2019) – directed by Scott Aukerman
  • Klaus (2019) – directed by Sergio Pablos
  • The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun (2021)* – directed by Wes Anderson – also co-story
  • Mainstream (TBA) – directed by Gia Coppola