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Bottle Rocket


Bottle Rocket
Bottle Rocket
Image courtesy of Sony Pictures
Bottle Rocket - Trailer - (1996)
Bottle Rocket

Bottle Rocket

(Wes Anderson, 1996)

Thu, June 19, 2014 8 PM

Wes Anderson’s auspicious debut feature Bottle Rocket stars Owen and Luke Wilson and Robert Musgrave as a trio of misfits who can’t quite get their elaborate plans for a life of crime off the ground after knocking off a small bookstore. Also with James Caan. (92 mins., 35mm)

In the event of rain, the film screens in Mershon Auditorium at 9 PM. Stop by the galleries at 7 PM for a curators’ talk, and learn more about the cartoon and comics-inspired exhibitions currently on view at the Wex. Heirloom café is open until 8 PM if you want to grab a bite before heading outside.

Upcoming Wex Drive-Ins in 35mm:
Rear Window on Thu, July 17
Mars Attacks! on Thu, Aug 14

Major support for Wex Drive-In provided by The Scotts Company.

Additional support provided by Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams and Pam’s Market Popcorn, LLC.

Community partners: Seventh Son Brewing and Mikey’s Late Night Slice.


Open September 17, 2016.
Information Desk
9 AM - 6 PM
8 AM - 4 PM
Wexner Center Store
10 AM - 6 PM
Josef Albers, Leaf Study IX, c. 1940Leaves on paper28 x 24 ¾ inches© The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation/ Artists Rights Society New YorkPhoto: Tim Nighswander/Imaging 4 Art

Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933–1957
opens September 17, 2016.

Join us for the Fall Exhibition Preview on September 16.