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Bottle Rocket (1996)

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Starring (View all)
Luke Wilson Luke Wilson
Anthony Adams
Owen Wilson Owen Wilson
Dignan
Ned Dowd Ned Dowd
Dr. Nichols
Shea Fowler Shea Fowler
Grace
Haley Miller Haley Miller
Bernice
Robert Musgrave Robert Musgrave
Bob Mapplethorpe
Andrew Wilson Andrew Wilson
Future Man
Brian Tenenbaum Brian Tenenbaum
H. Clay Murchison


Written by
Wes Anderson Wes Anderson
(written by)


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17 years, 6 months ago at Oct 14 0:31
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Bottle Rocket was the defining moment that sparked my interest in the Indie movement. It is the first in the promising career of director Wes Anderson and in my opinion the best. This movie also introduced the writing/acting talents of brothers Luke and Owen Wilson.

Challenged with monotony of suburban life, Anthony Adams (Luke Wilson) and Dignan (Owen Wilson) adventure off into a l... read more

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12 years, 6 months ago at Oct 20 21:14
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Not stupendous, but very good dialogue and emotionally-involving characters.

A good movie

8 years, 3 months ago at Jan 4 21:55
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Nowadays,  Wes  Anderson must be easily one of the most interesting American directors at work so, obviously, I was really eager to check his directing debut. Apparently, it didn’t get much love when it was released and it was a big box-office flop (apparently, Owen Wilson even considered joining the Marines afterwards, as he thought that he had no future as an actor). Well, I really liked it ... read more
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After Dignan (Owen Wilson) convinces his pals Bob (Robert Musgrave) and Anthony (Luke Wilson) to rob a local bookstore, the trio holes up in a border-town motel, where Anthony falls for a beautiful maid (Lumi Cavazos) and the boys ponder their criminal future. The sweet oddball gem, which marked the acting debuts of Owen and Luke Wilson, also introduced the world to the quirky directorial vision of Wes Anderson.
Release date: 21 February 1996
UPC: 043396116290
Tags: Comedy (15), Crime (8), 1996 (7), 1990s (6), Friendship (6), Drama (5), Robbery (5), Laundry Room (3), Barbershop (3), Road Trip (3), Hotel (3), 90's (2), Gas Station (2), Criterion (2), Heist (2), 1990's (2), Based On Short Film (1), North America (1), Motel (1), Small Time Criminals (1)
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