Bottle Rocket is a 1996 comedy and crime film directed by Wes Anderson. It was co-written by Anderson and Owen Wilson and focuses on a trio of friends and their elaborate plan to pull off a simple robbery and go on the run.

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Why name Bob after Robert Mapplethorpe in Bottle Rocket?

In Bottle Rocket, Robert Musgrave's character is named Bob Mapplethorpe after the infamous photographer, Robert Mapplethorpe. Why did Wes Anderson or Owen Wilson choose this particular name? Were ...