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PG-13| 1 hr. 50 min.

Plot Summary
Paris-based wine expert Steven Spurrier heads to California in search of cheap wine that he can use for a blind taste test in the French capital. Stumbling upon the Napa Valley, the stuck-up Englishman is shocked to discover a winery turning out top-notch chardonnay. Determined to make a name for himself, he sets about getting the booze back to Paris.

Cast: Alan Rickman , Chris Pine , Bill Pullman , Rachael Taylor , Freddy Rodriguez , Dennis Farina , Bradley Whitford , Eliza Dushku

Director: Randall Miller

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Freestyle Releasing LLC

Bottle Shock (2008)

Release Date: August 6th, 2008|1 hr. 50 min.

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  • It's a winner. And not just for oenophiles. Director Randall Miller, who co-wrote the script with his wife Jody Savin, keeps the plot brimming with spirit and wit. show more

  • This schlocky period piece doesn't do the pioneering Northern Californians justice. The script is overwritten to the point of parody. show more

  • It's the kind of feel-good movie whose resolution is evident from the start, being based as it is on a true story. But that doesn't make the journey any less interesting. show more

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