Ratings

MetaCritic Rating 85%
TMDB Rating 7.9
IMDB Rating 8.1
RottenTomatoes Rating 93%

Financials

Revenue: $60,611,975

Budget: $7,000,000

Profit: + $53,611,975


Movie Details

Tag Line: A lot can happen in the middle of nowhere.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 8

Release Date: Mar 8, 1996

Rating: R

Run Time: 1h 38m

Original Language: English

Website: Link

Production Countries: United Kingdom , United States of America

Production Companies: PolyGram Filmed Entertainment , Working Title Films


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Synopsis

Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt... but he's got a plan. He's going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. It's going to be a snap and nobody's going to get hurt... until people start dying. Enter Police Chief Marge, a coffee-drinking, parka-wearing - and extremely pregnant - investigator who'll stop at nothing to get her man. And if you think her small-time investigative skills will give the crooks a run for their ransom... you betcha!


Main Cast

Frances McDormand

Frances McDormand

Marge Gunderson

Age : 65 | Popularity : 33%

William H. Macy

William H. Macy

Jerry Lundegaard

Age : 72 | Popularity : 32%

Steve Buscemi

Steve Buscemi

Carl Showalter

Age : 64 | Popularity : 62%

Peter Stormare

Peter Stormare

Gaear Grimsrud

Age : 68 | Popularity : 74%

John Carroll Lynch

John Carroll Lynch

Norm Gunderson

Age : 58 | Popularity : 16%

Harve Presnell

Harve Presnell

Wade Gustafson

Age : 75 | Popularity : 16%

Kristin Rudrüd

Kristin Rudrüd

Jean Lundegaard

Age : 67 | Popularity : 10%

Bruce Bohne

Bruce Bohne

Lou

Age : N/A | Popularity : 8%


Crew

Department Role Name
Camera Director of Photography
Roger Deakins
Roger Deakins
Still Photographer
Michael Tackett
Michael Tackett
Jim Bridges
Jim Bridges
First Assistant Camera
Andy Harris
Andy Harris
Key Grip
Mitchell Andrew Lillian
Mitchell Andrew Lillian
Best Boy Grip
Peter Clemence
Peter Clemence
Camera Operator
Robin Brown
Robin Brown
Camera Loader
Ed Dally
Ed Dally
Second Assistant Camera
Adam Gilmore
Adam Gilmore
Dolly Grip
Milo Durben
Milo Durben
Art Production Design
Rick Heinrichs
Rick Heinrichs
Art Direction
Thomas P. Wilkins
Thomas P. Wilkins
Set Decoration
Lauri Gaffin
Lauri Gaffin
Storyboard Artist
J. Todd Anderson
J. Todd Anderson
Assistant Art Director
John David Paul
John David Paul
Writing Screenplay
Joel Coen
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen
Ethan Coen
Directing Director
Joel Coen
Joel Coen
Script Supervisor
T. Kukovinski
T. Kukovinski
Second Second Assistant Director
Donald Murphy
Donald Murphy
Second Assistant Director
James Alan Hensz
James Alan Hensz
Brian O'Kelley
Brian O'Kelley
First Assistant Director
Michelangelo Csaba Bolla
Michelangelo Csaba Bolla
Editing Editor
Joel Coen
Joel Coen
Ethan Coen
Ethan Coen
Associate Editor
Tricia Cooke
Tricia Cooke
Production Producer
Ethan Coen
Ethan Coen
Casting
John S. Lyons
John S. Lyons
Line Producer
John Cameron
John Cameron
Executive Producer
Tim Bevan
Tim Bevan
Eric Fellner
Eric Fellner
Location Manager
Robert Graf
Robert Graf
Production Coordinator
Karen Ruth Getchell
Karen Ruth Getchell
Unit Production Manager
Gilly Ruben
Gilly Ruben
Sound Original Music Composer
Carter Burwell
Carter Burwell
Supervising Sound Editor
Skip Lievsay
Skip Lievsay
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Skip Lievsay
Skip Lievsay
Michael Barry
Michael Barry
Boom Operator
Peter F. Kurland
Peter F. Kurland
Keenan Wyatt
Keenan Wyatt
Sound Mixer
Allan Byer
Allan Byer
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Mary Zophres
Mary Zophres
Key Hair Stylist
Daniel Curet
Daniel Curet
Key Makeup Artist
John Blake
John Blake
Lighting Chief Lighting Technician
Bill O'Leary
Bill O'Leary
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