Where to watch
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 dyi
MPAA Rating R
Release Date 1996-03-08
Runtime 98 minutes
Featured on...See all 20 lists
shemdani shared a tip "Classis! it’s a true strory... 🤯"
sandy_lopez shared a tip "When everything that could possibly go wrong does! Good movie. #crime #drama"
krisperdew shared a tip "The Coen brothers best film."
joshua_smith_3234 shared a tip "Season one was the best! The following seasons are just meh."
MikeFrando shared a tip "The Cohen Brothers are one of my favorite directors. Some of the opening scenes were filmed on my grandparents farm."
jason_morrison_7743 shared a tip "So you were with the little guy...."
lee_barret shared a tip "Spoiler alert: Not A True Story [it states that it is & I was duped by this Fun Prank]"
j_dizzle shared a tip "Great film, lots of charisma in the characters. I can't believe this is based on a true story!!"
kolika_simmons shared a tip "Yikes."
steven_hendrickson shared a tip "I have many friends from South Dakota & yes the accent is a bit exaggerated but absolutely hilarious"
karen_jackson-willi shared a tip "Great acting and history lesson. I was impressed with Chris Rock’s dramatic performance."
vic_gallagher shared a tip "I’ve watch this so many times 🤓￼"
effie_cr shared a tip "better than the miniseries at least"
robert_pollack_7912 shared a tip "It’s all good don’t ya know😀"
brennan_gilpatric shared a tip "Pure Coen greatness. The TV series is also spot on with the vibe of the movie"
robyn_michaud shared a tip "The entire movie. Just a great story and the ending is the best"
sergio_pellegrini shared a tip "A lot of corn brothers movie have this style, you almost cant go wrong"
halley_powell shared a tip "So good, somehow suspenseful, thrilling, and hilarious at the same time. Don’t watch this if you are easily nauseated by gore."
john_mcburney shared a tip "Good mix of human nature, funny parts, twists and turns, but it definitely reminds you it is a crime movie."
s.lauren shared a tip "Burn after reading!"
ann_whisenhunt shared a tip "This is a kidnapping gone bad...in so many ways. Well worth the watch."
susan_f_degnan shared a tip "Classic Dark Comedy!"
sonu_hothi shared a tip "Whole movie crew did a good job 👏"
christopher_sherman shared a tip "Fargo is classic Cohen brothers."
nancy_alfred shared a tip "Excellent movie for a Saturday night at home"
deborah_harrison shared a tip "The Series was much better!"
wifiyah_hakim shared a tip "Fargo T.V Series are bold. Always keeping you hyped. You will continue to watch!!"
mmurray97 shared a tip "It wasn’t bad.. just I wouldn’t go out of my way to watch it again."
gucchilife shared a tip "Didn't see that coming."
tracey_mcgraw shared a tip "Definitely recommend to anyone"
aimee_graham_2738 shared a tip "It is amazing. I haven’t really, no. No country for Old Men has the same kind of vibe in places but is much much darker."
alison_morse shared a tip "it's a great movie! The TV was ok too"
sarah_napoli shared a tip "I would also recommend the TV show!"
maude_blanchette_3154 shared a tip "The TV show Fargo is also great !"
glen_smith_2532 shared a tip "Unique and Original!"
larry_mccollum shared a tip "Classic that has sparked and amazing TV Series that should not be missed."
melanie_davis_ryan shared a tip "Excellent movie! Perfectly casted and acted. I've watched it at least a half dozen times and never tire of it."
susan_powell_3560 shared a tip "That's difficult...I would say Murder on the Orient Express. The new one."
elizabeth_zelaya shared a tip "Very well planned out story lines"
tj_2587 shared a tip "Fargo is one of those movies that study human nature in a way thats both hilarious and disturbing. The acting is so good."
tina_bearden shared a tip "Not sure I have only one fave movie! I have several favorites!!"
crisrosy shared a tip "A classic!"