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.
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 Pappy O'Daniel and his staffer, who refers to him as "Daddy" are talking about the 'reform candidate,' the staff members left hand changes locations on his face between shots of him front and back.
Title Design and Other Cool Stuff Balsmeyer & Everett, Inc.
£564,064 (UK) (17 September 2000)
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