Bottle Rocket

(1994)

Overview

(The short film that inspired Wes Anderson’s feature debut.) The banality of crime. Two young men, Dignan and Anthony, walk along talking about "Starsky and Hutch." They're on their way to burglarize a house. After, they go to a café, play some pinball. They argue about the burglary and talk to their friend Bob about another scheme. They talk to a guy about buying a gun, just to intimidate. Anthony breaks into a car to steal a wallet. With Bob, they plan and stage a holdup and talk about it afterward at a burger stand: armed robbery for $183. They're pleased. The two pals race each other.

  1. Wes Anderson

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Owen Wilson

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Owen Wilson

    Owen Wilson

    Dignan

  2. Luke Wilson

    Luke Wilson

    Anthony

  3. Robert Musgrave

    Robert Musgrave

    Bob Hanson

  4. Elissa Sommerfield

    Waitress at Diner

  5. Isiah Ellis

    Man on Street

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Bottle Rocket
Bottle Rocket

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • January 20, 1994
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 0h 13m

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