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Top 10 Best movies of the Coen Brothers

Did you just love a Coen Brothers movie and would you like to watch more of their incredible work? Look no further, this is the place to explore our handy top 10 of the best Coen Brothers movies!

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  1. The Big Lebowski (1998)

    The Big Lebowski

    Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker who only wants to bowl and drink white Russians, is mistaken for another Jeffrey Lebowski, a wheelchair-bound millionaire, and finds himself dragged into a strange series of events involving nihilists, adult film producers, ferrets, errant toes, and large sums of money.

    Directed by Joel Coen
  2. Fargo (1996)

    Fargo

    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!

    Directed by Joel Coen
  3. True Grit (2010)

    True Grit

    Following the murder of her father by hired hand Tom Chaney, 14-year-old farm girl Mattie Ross sets out to capture the killer. To aid her, she hires the toughest U.S. Marshal she can find, a man with "true grit," Reuben J. "Rooster" Cogburn. Mattie insists on accompanying Cogburn, whose drinking, sloth, and generally reprobate character do not augment her faith in him. Against his wishes, she joins him in his trek into the Indian Nations in search of Chaney. They are joined by Texas Ranger LaBoeuf, who wants Chaney for his own purposes. The unlikely trio find danger and adventure on the journey, and each has his or her "grit" tested.

    Directed by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
  4. Hail, Caesar! (2016)

    Hail, Caesar!

    Hail, Caesar! follows Eddie Mannix, a fixer working for Hollywood studios in the 1950s, trying to discover what happened to a cast member who vanishes during filming.

    Directed by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
  5. Burn After Reading (2008)

    Burn After Reading

    This is a comedic tale of espionage. An ousted CIA official's memoir accidentally falls into the hands of two unwise gym employees intent on exploiting their find.

    Directed by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
  6. No Country for Old Men (2007)

    No Country for Old Men

    Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the violent pursuit of money and justice collide.

    Directed by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
  7. Blood Simple (1984)

    Blood Simple

    The owner of a seedy small-town Texas bar discovers that one of his employees is having an affair with his wife. A chaotic chain of misunderstandings, lies and mischief ensues after he devises a plot to have them murdered.

    Directed by Joel Coen
  8. O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

    O Brother, Where Art Thou?

    In the deep south during the 1930s, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. On their journey they come across many comical characters and incredible situations. Based upon Homer's 'Odyssey'.

    Directed by Joel Coen
  9. Miller's Crossing (1990)

    Miller's Crossing

    Set in 1929, a political boss and his advisor have a parting of the ways when they both fall for the same woman.

    Directed by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
  10. Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)

    Inside Llewyn Davis

    In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.

    Directed by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

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