PG-13 | | Adventure, Comedy, Crime
In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them.
16 February 2002 | Michael O'Keefe
7 | Hillbilly hi-jinks. Bluegrass music. Laugh out loud funny!
The Coen Brothers have done it again. Three depression era convicts(George Clooney, John Turturro and Tim Blake Nelson...
Ulysses Everett McGill's childhood home shown at the end of the film, where they go to search for the ring, is actually based on the cabin from The Evil Dead (1981). Joel Coen was the assistant editor on that film, his first feature.
Ulysses Everett McGill:
Say, any of you boys smithies? Or, if not smithies per se, were you otherwise trained in the metallurgic arts before straitened circumstances forced you into a life of aimless wanderin'?
When Pete is being whipped for information, one of the posse members throws a rope and noose over a naked tree-branch. The noose then dangles in Pete's face. But there should already be another rope over that branch, as Pete is clearly being suspended by his tied hands, and that's the only overhead spot where it could be attached.
Title Design and Other Cool Stuff Balsmeyer & Everett, Inc.
£564,064 (UK) (15 September 2000)
$45,506,619 (USA) (3 August 2001)
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