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Bottle Rocket (1996)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $407,488Details
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Bottle Rocket focuses on a group of young Texans aspiring to become master thieves. Their leader is Dignan, an upbeat if naive charmer who convinces his friends Anthony and Bob Mapplethorpe to enter the crime business. After their first heist, a bizarrely-executed robbery of a local bookstore, the trio goes on the lam, taking up residence in a border hotel where Anthony falls in love with a maid. When the three buddies decide that they need to return to the real world, they hook up with a master con-man who sends them on a daring—if ill-concieved— mission.


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Movie Details

Production Budget:$5,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 21st, 1996 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: December 22nd, 1998 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for language
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Source:Based on Short Film
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction


James Caan    Mr. Henry
Luke Wilson    Anthony Adams
Owen Wilson    Dignan

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Production and Technical Credits

Mark Mothersbaugh    Composer
Sandy Reynolds-Wasco    Set Decorator

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1996/02/23 45 $124,118   28 $4,433   $131,344 1
1996/03/01 44 $98,305 -21% 28 $3,511   $275,631 2
1996/03/08 41 $90,768 -8% 49 $1,852   $407,488 3

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1996/02/23 41 $170,100   28 $6,075   $177,326 2
1996/03/01 44 $139,394 -18% 28 $4,978   $316,720 3