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Bottle Rocket 1994

  • Wes Anderson
  • January 20, 1994
  • 13 mins
  • English
  • Comedy, Crime
They're not criminals, but everybody's got to have a dream.
(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.


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ups...i should be more careful when reading movie info, sorry and thanks for correcting me =)

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13 minutes is actually correct. This page is for the shortfilm from 1994. They made it into a feature film in 1996. http://trakt.tv/movie/bottle-rocket-1996

Just found the shortfilm on youtube if you're interested:

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runtime: 13 mins =( this is why we should be able to edit the info from this page directly....
btw, loved the movie!

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