R | | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.
Due to Frances McDormand's involvement, and her frequent casting in Coen Brothers films, and being married to Joel Coen, this film is often assumed to be a Coen Brothers film.
You Red Welby?
Red Welby: Yes, ma'am. How may I help you?
Mildred Hayes: I heard there's three billboards out on Drinkwater Road. You're in charge of renting them out, that right?
Red Welby: I didn't know we had any billboards out on Drinkwater. Where is Drinkwater Road?
Mildred Hayes: It's a road ...
At the beginning of the movie, when the mother is driving by the billboards, and then backing up, and then going forward again, the head above the driver's headrest changes height from where the actual actress' head reaches - driving double.
$4,396,537 (USA) (3 December 2017)
$54,513,740 (USA) (3 May 2018)