Raising Arizona (1987)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Crime

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When a childless couple of an ex-con and an ex-cop decide to help themselves to one of another family's quintuplets, their lives become more complicated than they anticipated.


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  • Nicolas Cage and Holly Hunter in Raising Arizona (1987)
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Cast & Crew

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Joel Coen , Ethan Coen


Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

Did You Know?


According to Sam McMurray, one day he and Nicolas Cage went out to eat at a diner and an excited female fan came over to their table. She couldn't decide if the man she was looking at was really Cage. Once convinced it was him, she asked him for an autograph. Cage wrote on... ...


H.I.: My name is H.I. McDonnaugh. Call me Hi.


HI and Edwina's Chevy alternates between a 72 Impala 4 door post sedan and a 1974 4 door hardtop quite blatantly throughout the film.

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Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Comedy | Crime


Release Date:

17 April 1987



Country of Origin


Box Office


$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$36,240 (USA) (15 March 1987)


$22,847,564 (USA)

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