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Year
1991
Runtime
116 min.
Directors
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Genres
Drama, Comedy, Thriller
Rating *
7.7
Votes *
74,182
Checks
15,215
Favs
1,555
Dislikes
84
Favs/checks
10.2% (1:10)
Favs/dislikes
19:1
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  1. iCheckFilms's avatar

    iCheckFilms

    Goodman was terrific. Casting was spot on. John Turturro was an unconventional choice for the lead actor. Good, enjoyed every bit of it. 9 years 2 months ago
  2. Timec's avatar

    Timec

    Writer's block as hell, and Hollywood as damnation. The Coens are in complete control of their craft here, and create a film in which the viewer feels the frustration and bewilderment and oppression of the protagonist. The ending scene is unexpectedly emotionally overwhelming.

    One of the two or three best things the Coens have done, and an absolute masterpiece.
    9 years 9 months ago
  3. Ressa's avatar

    Ressa

    Script, directing, cinematography, casting, acting - everything spot on. A dark, mesmerizing, underrated gem of cinema and one of the best from the Coens. 7 years 1 month ago
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  1. This movie ranks #51 in 366 Weird Movies
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  2. This movie ranks #62 in Cannes Film Festival - Palme d'Or
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  3. This movie ranks #62 in The New York Times's Book of Movies
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  4. This movie ranks #77 in The Guardian's 1000 Films to See Before You Die
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  5. This movie ranks #300 in Cahiers du Cinéma's Annual Top 10 Lists
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  6. This movie ranks #461 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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  7. This movie ranks #497 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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  8. This movie ranks #627 in Halliwell's Top 1000: The Ultimate Movie Countdown
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