Bottle Shock Synopsis
The owner (Alan Rickman) of a struggling Parisian wine shop decides to hold a taste contest.
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Movie Reviews

Bottle Shock is a rare treat. Highly recommended. GRADE: Solid A

As I was screening this movie, I kept thinking that Chris Pine looked like a young Brad Pitt. This up-and-coming young thespian gave a very good performance in the movie. I can't wait to see him as...


By pbfan
I saw "Bottle Shock" at the Seattle International Film festival last month and loved it. it's definitely worth checking out if you like character-driven comedies like "Sideways" and "Little Miss...

Saw It...loved it...better than Sideways

By caflick
A bunch of blogs on the same day from kids who have not seen the film do not a review make. This films has won festivals, received better than great reviews, and has had audiences standing and...

Very Enjoyable

By Optimism
Enjoyed this true-story underdog movie. Nicely acted, especially Bill Pullman and the wine-snob. Informative, upbeat. You'll be glad you went. (' Sure would have liked to taste that Chardonay!)...

Cute movie - not terribly factual - READ THE BOOK

By RhoneFan
This is dramatization of one aspect of the story toldi n George M. Tabor's terrific book, "The Judgement of Paris" about the famous 1976 blind tasting in Paris when California Chardonnay and Cabernet...

Loved it.

By mr_superwine
Me and my wife always wanted to take a trip to sundance, and this past year we finally did. The funny part is after we got to sundance and saw this movie all we could think about is going to napa...

Straight up Bottle Shock - Not Sideways

By huffmama
What an enjoyable and delightful movie. My friend Debie and I saw it on on whim one Saturday night at the Angelica Theater in Dallas, Texas. Not knowing anything about the movie or what to expect...

"Bottle Shock" makes "Sideways" look backwards by

By pwbryan52
I was expecting to enjoy this film, the previews were fun to watch. I was not expecting "Bottle Shock" to be subtle, brilliant, deeply touching, beautiful, so rich in human behavior, and fun....

Someone Pass me the Freedom Fries Please...

By Trojanchick
This movie was a little funny, a little educational, a little drama and a whole-lotta charming! For anyone interested in wine culture, just like drinkning good wine, or are damn proud to be an...

Great flick!

By ezpike
Caught this movie a few months ago at the Maui Film Festival. Good comedy, great acting, unbelievable soundtrack. One of the best flicks I have seen in awhile. Enjoy....

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Rated PG-13 | For brief strong language, some sexual content and a scene of drug use
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Comedy about wine rivalry blends fun, heart.
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