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R| 1 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary
In Wes Anderson's first feature film, Anthony (Luke Wilson) has just been released from a mental hospital, only to find his wacky friend Dignan (Owen C. Wilson) determined to begin an outrageous crime spree. After recruiting their neighbor, Bob (Robert Musgrave), the team embarks on a road trip in search of Dignan's previous boss, Mr. Henry (James Caan). But the more they learn, the more they realize that they do not know the first thing about crime.

Cast: Owen C. Wilson , Luke Wilson , Robert Musgrave , Andrew Wilson , Lumi Cavazos , James Caan , Teddy Wilson , Jim Ponds

Director: Wes Anderson

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Columbia Pictures

Bottle Rocket (1996)

Release Date: February 21st, 1996|1 hr. 31 min.

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  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The film itself is wretched. A grueling, numbing black hole. show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Rocket flies with comic-kaze crooks. [21 February 1996, p. D6] show more

  • 88
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    This is a movie about friendship, about foolhardy endeavors that get your adrenaline going and make you feel life buzzing in your toes. Written with wit and concision and remarkable confidence, Bottle Rocket is a joyride worth taking. show more

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