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Bottle Rocket: Criterion Collection

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Bottle Rocket: Criterion Collection

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
91 minutes
performer:
Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson
director:
Wes Anderson
author:
11472, 9003
genre:
Comedy, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it an A-

Wes Anderson’s Bottle Rocket, a comic tale of wannabe criminals (played by the Wilsons and the since underused Robert Musgrave) still seems fresh, particularly compared with 2000’s overly arch Darjeeling Limited. Criterion’s two-disc EXTRAS-larded set boasts a laconic Owen and Wes commentary, and a making-of in which costar James Caan doesn’t seem to be entirely joking when he describes Anderson as a ”sonofabitch” for not calling him now that he’s a ”big-time director.” A?

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