Video: 'Grand Budapest Hotel' boasts a cache of 'staches

05:00 AM, Oct 17, 2013

Owen Wilson goes for a neat and petite 'stache in 'The Grand Budapest Hotel.'

Written By by Whitney Matheson, USA TODAY

Did Wes Anderson just set the record for the most mustaches in a movie trailer?

It certainly seems that way. This morning the first trailer arrived for Anderson’s latest, The Grand Budapest Hotel. What’s even more stunning than the all-star cast — it includes Bill Murray, Ralph Fiennes, Adrien Brody, Jason Schwartzman, Owen Wilson, Jude Law and many more — is that nearly every actor sports some type of facial hair.

I counted nine mustaches and two beards in the two-and-a-half-minute preview. They range from Murray’s sweet mutton chops to Brody’s petite, waxed number. In one scene, we even see actor Tony Revolori draw a slim ‘stache across his lip.

Who wore it best? I’ve created a poll on the right to determine your choice for Best Mustache in the Grand Budapest Hotel Trailer (soon to be an Oscar categoy). Although impressive, I omitted the two beards (Jeff Goldblum and F. Murray Abraham). Here’s hoping Tilda Swinton sports a fuzzy lip in at least one scene, too.

A rundown of the ‘staches: