'Bottle Rocket' Set for November Blu-ray Launch

Posted Tue Sep 16, 2008 at 08:00 AM PDT by Peter Bracke
Bottle Rocket [Blu-ray Box Art]

Criterion has announced another addition to its Blu-ray collection, bringing 'Bottle Rocket' to high-def in late-November.

The first film from writer-director Wes Anderson, Criterion will debut the Owen & Luke Wilson cult favorite on Blu-ray November 25.

Extras will include audio commentary (by director/co-writer Anderson and co-writer/actor Owen Wilson), "The Making of Bottle Rocket" documentary, a pair of short films including the original 1992 "Bottle Rocket" that inspired the film, deleted scenes, screen tests, storyboards, a still gallery and collectible booklet.

Tech specs will see a BD-50 dual-layer presentation with 1080 video and English DTS-HD Lossless Master Audio 5.1 Surround audio.

Suggested retail price for the Blu-ray has been set at $39.95.

You'll find final specs for 'Bottle Rocket' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under November 25.

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