Hilarious and quotable, can't even tell it's a debut
over 4 years
Good characters and cinematography, but lacking a structured plot. Quirky as usual.
almost 5 years
Hilarious and unique. Entertaining from start to finish.
Not bad at all, the humor is really good, I'd rather say fine.
Never before had I wanted so badly to be one of the Wilson brothers.
almost 6 years
Anderson's most subtly comic though altogether melancholic film. OW's finest role to date.
More personable than most of Anderson's work, but you need to be in the right mood for it.
One of Wes Anderson's weaker films. His style wasn't developed yet, so nothing stands out.
I love Wes Anderson, and the Wilsons were hilarious. Quality movie.
Owen Wilson's first film and he's funny as hell. Chuckles for a Sunday afternoon
over 6 years
Anderson's first, and it shows--both in its rawness and its tropes. Flawed but wonderful.
Bottle Rocket is a 1996 comedy film directed by Wes Anderson. It was co-written by Anderson and Owen Wilson. As well as being Wes Anderson's directorial debut, Bottle Rocket was the debut feature for brothers Owen Wilson and Luke Wilson, who co-starred with James Caan and Robert Musgrave.
The film was a commercial failure but launched Anderson's career by drawing attention from critics. Director Martin Scorsese later named Bottle Rocket one of his top-ten favorite movies of the 1990s.
Bottle Rocket is also the name of a short film, shot in 1992 and released in 1994, directed by Anderson upon which the feature-length film was based.
The entire film was shot in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Hillsboro, Texas.
The film centers on a group of aimless young men living in Texas. Dignan (Owen C. Wilson) "rescues" Anthony (Luke Wilson) from a voluntary mental hospital, where he has been staying for self-described exhaustion. Dignan has an elaborate escape planned and has developed a 75-year plan that...