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Bottle Rocket

Bottle Rocket

They’re not really criminals, but everyone’s got to have a dream.
Feb 21, 1996 1h 31m
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Upon his release from a mental hospital following a nervous breakdown, the directionless Anthony joins his friend Dignan, who seems far less sane than the former. Dignan has hatched a hair-brained scheme for an as-yet-unspecified crime spree that somehow involves his former boss, the (supposedly) legendary Mr. Henry.

Title Bottle Rocket
Companies Gracie Films, Columbia Pictures
Countries United States of America
Keywords sibling relationship, robbery, burglar, language barrier, motel, heist, psychiatric hospital, maid, theft, nervous breakdown, escapade, laundry room, based on short film