$17,105,219 + $90,884 = $17,196,103
A teenager at Rushmore Academy falls for a much older teacher and befriends a middle-aged industrialist. Later, he finds out that his love interest and his friend are having an affair, which prompts him to begin a vendetta.
An untameable teenager named Max Fischer tries to win the love of one of his school's teachers, all while running every club in his school.
The film premiered at Telluride Film Festival in 1998. It was nominated for two Independent Spirit Awards.